It started with the Trike, the Trike that became the International Space Wagon (Solar Powered) Space Disco. This is Lewin the project leader from the outset, spring 2018.
Dave lending a vital bike hand, adapting one of the links in the bike chain.
The Saturn Ring project
Here’s Lewin describing the sum total of our loot of donated bicycles, those we can repair and those we can use for parts, bicycle rims for Rings of Saturn.
Virginia seeing the new home for her many (6?) bikes that she donated to us, found in the back of her barn, bought to the light of day.
Thank you Tzaddi Zards, who took off these wheels and gave them to us. (just outside Diss)
Dave a volunteer came and helped Lewin unconstruct the bikes we were recycling.(January 2020)
Latitude 2019 Summer
With funding from Norfolk Community Foundation and Ireland, we converted the now working International Space Wagon, adhering solar panels to its wagon roof and with the technical help of Chris (Rocket Man), we went to Lattitude July 2019.
Sam arrived. Sam’s been working on bikes all his working life. Fresh from University of East Anglia he went to work for Dr Bike in Norwich. Most recently he’s been running an amazing recycling project in Morocco, upcycling abandoned Dutch bikes in Marakesh. Stranded here since Lockdown, we enjoyed his expertise for a day working with Lewin. Sam was impressed with Lewin’s bike knowledge: ‘He understands the raw principles of bike mechanics and that’s as much hand as brain. His hands know how to investigate mechanical things. ‘
Here’s a short movie of the day