And, you nailed it - Stephen’s book Computing Across America was a direct inspiration for this version:
…which was my home for four months in 2006 while I pedaled around the country. Not…quite…as elegant or well-designed as his rig (I never did get the deep cycle batteries in the black box to charge properly).
Stephen found me when I linked to his site from my tour blog and bought me a Paypal beer while I was holed up in a motel somewhere in Kentucky, trying to figure out what the hell I thought I was doing.
The TWIKE looks fab! I’ve been looking at some of the electric assist trikes HP Velotechnik is selling…just looking, because $$$$. Also…well, they’re complicated, and “tour simple” is a good thing to live by, I think.