Recumbent News

If you're like us, you spend some of your day hitting all your favorite recumbent sites for the latest news. Admit it, you have 10 tabs open right now on a variety of different bike sites. Wouldn't it be great if there were just one page from which you could glimpse everything that's going on in the recumbent world?

Welcome to our Recumbent News page. Please note that each full story is launched in a window within the RBR page. We've got you now! Ha ha, no, actually, this is just to make it easier for you to return to the full article listing. Click the [X] in the lower right corner or press ESC to close an article window.

Dutch Bike Bits

There is a new online source for your cycling needs — Dutch Bike Bits. It was started just recently by someone who is probably quite familiar to you in several other contexts… David Hembrow. He is the author of the must-read blog A view from the cycle path. He is also makes baskets in the [...]

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Source: http://www.recumbentblog.com/2010/10/02/dutch-bike-bits/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=dutch-bike-bits

Looxcie (pronounced Look – See)

This smart looking camera/bluetooth combination will hook over your ear (it weighs less than an ounce) and will allow you to shoot video of everything you see and share it (to social network video sites, etc.) usung an app on your smartphone. Here are the specs from the Looxcie site at www.looxcie.com: Wearable Weighs less [...]

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Source: http://www.recumbentblog.com/2010/10/01/looxcie-pronounced-look-see/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=looxcie-pronounced-look-see

September 10 Top Visits

September is over and it was an interesting month… first time we’ve had over 25,000 unique visitors or over 70,000 individual visits. Here are the things that seemed to catch your interest… based purely on visit counts, and of course some articles had more of the month to accumulate visits. Still, an interesting look at [...]

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Source: http://www.recumbentblog.com/2010/10/01/september-10-top-visits/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=september-10-top-visits

The Short Story of Peter Heal’s trip “AroundOz”

Remember following Peter Heal (Poit) on his epic ride AroundOz? Got a message from himself today saying: “I haven’t got around to putting down a full day by day story of the trip as yet. May do that on Crazy Guy On A Bike (fitting) at some stage. I wrote a short article for AUDAX [...]

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Source: http://www.recumbentblog.com/2010/09/30/the-short-story-of-peter-heals-trip-aroundoz/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=the-short-story-of-peter-heals-trip-aroundoz

Cuatriciclo…Vier-Rad auf Rädern…Quadricycle

I love my hobby… today I have corresponded with two Frenchmen, a Dane, a German, a Dutchman, an Australian, a Spaniard, several Americans, and I tracked down the Facebook account of a friend in Mexico. I sometimes feel that this Recumbent United Nations! My Mexican friend, “Dr. T”, sent a URL to this quadricycle which [...]

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Source: http://www.recumbentblog.com/2010/09/30/cuatriciclo-vier-rad-auf-radern-quadricycle/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=cuatriciclo-vier-rad-auf-radern-quadricycle

Jean d’Avignon

We got an unexpected email from Jean d’Avignonthis morning saying: “I’ve recently noticed that you published on september 8 my “city recumbent” which was on the shortlist for the “Seoul cycle design competition 2010″ (we sure did – see seoul-cycle-design-competition-2010-city-recumbent). I’d like to share with you my other submission (accessories section) which wasn’t shortlisted or [...]

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Source: http://www.recumbentblog.com/2010/09/30/jean-davignon/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=jean-davignon

Arts and crafts

In praise of steel and silk and upright riding, tips on photography and a tower of pedal power. (posted 30 September 2010)

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Source: http://www.velovision.co.uk/cgi-bin/show_comments.pl?storynum=1134

Four, three, two and no wheels

A round up of unusual bikes, including articulation, crime prevention, climate control, odd sized wheels and laundry! (posted 30 September 2010)

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Source: http://www.velovision.co.uk/cgi-bin/show_comments.pl?storynum=1133

And All That Jazz…

This note arrived yesterday afternoon… Please see attached press release and photo for more information about the latest product from REVERSE GEAR – the Jazzed Little Red Tricycle. The new jersey is now available on our website: www.reversegearinc.com We hope the trike riders in the world like it ;o) – and others too… We think [...]

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Source: http://www.recumbentblog.com/2010/09/30/and-all-that-jazz/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=and-all-that-jazz

“LINE-GO – A Linear Driven HPV Design Family”

Humor me… I am on a bit of a research kick. I got thinking about how much I don’t know about linear drives. So… I went hunting and turned up this really informative paper by Anders Brage of Sweden. Anders Brage has a Masters degree in material science and engineering and works with composite material [...]

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Source: http://www.recumbentblog.com/2010/09/29/line-go-a-linear-driven-hpv-design-family/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=line-go-a-linear-driven-hpv-design-family

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