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Dutch EM Meet 2016 - May 21st
« on: March 06, 2016, 04:39:07 AM »
On Saturday May 7th 21st

Dutch EM Meet 2016

is scheduled.

Participants:

- Roan (Enertia+)
- JeffK (Empulse)
- GSX750ES (Empulse)
- kingcharles (Empulse) ovb
- FrankH (Enertia+)
- Jack (Aprilia RS E) ovb
- MLD (E-Aprilia RS125R)
- Pink (via MF)
- Meifesto (via MF)
- Hybride (via MF)
- ?

Every electric motorcycle owner (eg Brammo, Zero, Energica, etc.) is welcome. Please reply and you'll be added. See also on  motor-forum.nl


Location:
NMM Soesterberg

Verlengde Paltzerweg 1
3768 MX Soest


Time: 11:00 -16:00 (indicative)

There are 2 charging points at parking lot P2.

Extra event added: Natural and military heritage trail
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Re: Dutch EM Meet 2016 - May 7th
« Reply #1 on: March 06, 2016, 05:30:26 AM »
Yes :)

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Dutch EM Meet 2016 - May 7th
« Reply #2 on: March 06, 2016, 03:05:08 PM »
Staat in mijn agenda maar nog even onder voorbehoud want het is dan meivakantie in onze regio dus misschien wil de fam wat doen...
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Re: Dutch EM Meet 2016 - May 7th
« Reply #3 on: March 09, 2016, 03:42:42 AM »
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onder voorbehoud want het is dan meivakantie in onze regio dus misschien wil de fam wat doen...

You're right. Valt tussen basis en voortgezet in, ook hier.

Meet bij deze verplaatst van 7 naar 21 mei.
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Dutch EM Meet 2016 - May 21st
« Reply #4 on: March 10, 2016, 06:11:40 PM »
Top, de 21e is beter.
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Re: Dutch EM Meet 2016 - May 7th
« Reply #5 on: March 11, 2016, 07:27:56 AM »
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Meet bij deze verplaatst van 7 naar 21 mei.

Sorry guys, I'm in the Eiffel area that weekend.
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Natuur- en militair erfgoed route

Natuur in combinatie met elektrisch motorrijden is een match. Was er vorig jaar nog de introductie van de Energica Ego. Dit keer is er 's middags een unieke mogelijkheid om met onze motoren en onder begeleiding de 'Natuur- en militair erfgoed' route te volgen.

De afstand is zo'n 10 km en voert over het terrein van de vliegbasis Soesterberg. Een en ander is onder strikte voorwaarde dat de rust en veiligheid gewaarborgd blijft. Met de snelheidsbeperking van maximaal 25 km/u in acht houdende is dit elektrisch goed te doen en vergt het maar weinig van de accu's. Deze route maakt geen deel uit van de openbare weg, maar is onderdeel van de vliegbasis.

De nadruk van deze excursie ligt op de natuur en het militaire erfgoed. Onder leiding van een gids van het Utrechts Landschap rijdt u mee over start- en landingsbanen en langs shelters, bunkers en een kerosineopslagplaats. U krijgt toegang tot één of meer historische objecten en betreedt delen van het Park die niet vrij toegankelijk zijn. Tijdens deze excursie wordt ook aandacht besteed aan de natuurontwikkeling op de voormalige vliegbasis.
(bron: utrechtslandschap.nl/activiteiten)



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Re: Dutch EM Meet 2016 - May 21st
« Reply #7 on: May 19, 2016, 01:42:51 PM »
Kom ook, maar helaas niet elektrisch... Tot dan.
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Re: Dutch EM Meet 2016 - May 21st
« Reply #8 on: May 23, 2016, 07:58:13 AM »
Toch nog mooie opkomst op deze mooie zaterdag. Oplaadpunten pas na goed zoeken gevonden tussen twee 'fout' geparkeerd auto's met Ottomotor op P2.



Pleasant guided tour on former airbase where nature is retakening.



Nice to meet on meet and see some new faces and oldies  ;)
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Re: Dutch EM Meet 2016 - May 21st
« Reply #9 on: May 25, 2016, 04:03:01 AM »
Nice pics. I was surprised there was only one Empulse this year. Last year it was almost Empulse only. And we had every Enertia+ from the Netherlands in one location!

I'm still glad I have an Enertia+ and not a Volta, because it rides a bit weird. Takes some getting used to, I guess.

On the way back, my dash was once again a total blank, but when I plugged in at home, it came back and I still had 37% SoC left. So my prudent driving wasn't really necessary after all.

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« Reply #10 on: May 25, 2016, 12:11:13 PM »
I had a great time too, it was great talking to the other EV enthusiasts all so friendly and open. We were really lucky with the weather, it was dry warm and some sun in the afternoon, good for the range! I really enjoyed the location and the guided tour.
During last year's ride to the meeting I discovered the radiator leak and this year my speedometer broke... So looking forward to next year  8)

I was lucky enough to be granted a test ride on the Energica Ego and it is quite fast and handles well. I did conclude that even though I did some sprints in sport mode it didn't impress me enough to get super excited about its power. It's fast but it didn't scare me.
For the way I use my bike with lots of slow speed manoeuvres in the city it's not a replacement for my Empulse, too top heavy for me. I am glad, because in reality I can't afford it either  ;)
My wife came along to ensure that I didn't buy an Energica because I have a habit of making impulsive EV purchases. But in the end that wasn't necessary.

Nice to see the Volta, I didn't try it but the design looks very nice. Personally I would not go for a (open!) brushed DC motor on any bike in the Netherlands. If I look at all the salt and sand thrown on the back of my own bike after riding in rain (which is a common thing here!) it can only mean trouble...

The homemade Aprilia was really cool. An 8KW hub motor powered by a 3KWh battery pack. With lots of room left to go bigger battery. Very nice job!
The rear wheel was 29kg including the motor and rim With Dutch roads which are usually high quality smooth that weight shouldn't hurt the handling too much. My Vectrix had the same drawback but I only noticed it on badly paved streets.

Biggest disappointment for me was that not a single Zero showed up even though the invitation was posted on the other forums. Maybe we can conclude that Brammo owners are more social than Zero owners?

And of course great to see the Enertia's! Still a good looking bike.

I want to thank Roan for arranging everything, well done and looking forward to the next time!
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