So… with the last order of bike parts arriving, all the way from Melbourne, taking more then 2 months to get delivered, 2015 came to an end. And 2017 is one day away now…

With that in mind, I really wanted to 'finish' this thing and give it a spin. Which is something that I consider to be an achievement. I managed, and it has seen improvements since. This is the reason why this part III is delayed by 8 months. Below are several adjustments I’ve made on top of the original design:

  • While spoking my own wheels, trying to…


With the frame in an nearly finished state by the end of May, I spend an awful lot of time thinking how it all would work in the end, because this is kind of where the guidance ended from the open source building plans from N55.

They delivered specs in the document on which set of wheel sizes, hinted material and some structural requirements. I know the steering system had to be based on Ackerman, but it was hard to figure out by looking at the few technical drawings how it was supposed to work. …


Because I wanted to. Just that, drove me into an insane, crazy, research driven experiment. Let’s start at the beginning; December 31st 2014, the last evening of that year, spending time with the persons that matters most. Discussing stuff that matters to us, for me; the fact that I felt I turned my back to crafts, and spend to much time behind a keyboard creating work.

Not in the exercise way, but more in a mental way. Patterns arose, taking up valuable space in my head, only to eat away important memories and basic skills that I acquired earlier in…


Did they come back from the dead? It’s an interesting thought. Has it become a commodity? Or more so, just an autonomous way of sharing? More and more I feel myself hitting the unsubscribe button way to often. It’s clouding my way to truly finding inspiration the way I did it back when I was a kid.

Let’s roll back a little. I’ve grown up with a computer since a very young age, and became knowledgable in the ‘internet’ quite fast. This gave me a unique advantage that I quickly turned into a business with friends, following suit:

It revolved…

Kees Plattel

Professional Jaywalker

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