Saturday, July 30, 2011
The classic tour across the United States.
A great adventure, a challenge to will and strength.
A world premiere of velomobiling: 5000 km, four weeks, fifty riders from Europe and North America.
"Roll over America is an exciting tour that will showcase the benefits and practicalities of velomobiles for long-distance travel as it brings national visibility to the health, fuel-efficient, and environmental value of human-powered vehicles.
Whether you’re on two wheels or three, headed to the neighborhood store or across the country, human-powered vehicles -- in their many forms -- are the most efficient means of transport ever devised." (Congressman Earl Blumenauer/D-OR)
Coast to Coast by Velomobile
"We are passionate bikers, bike commuters, and have experienced the many benefits of cycling for health, the environment and the family budget. That‘s why this tour is a pledge for bike-friendly communities, be it in cities or out in the country. We strongly support the European Cyclists Federation project Velo-city and its global best-practice approach."