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?

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This gorgeous poster is the incredible work of C. Michael Lewis, creator of the Battle Mountain posters, the LCVMG posters and other tremendous recumbent events. “The classic tour across the United States, a great adventure, a challenge to will and strength. In the summer of 2011 we will make it happen. As of today, 39 [...]

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Source: http://www.recumbentblog.com/2010/09/29/r-o-a-m/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=r-o-a-m

Team Bacchetta Riding for Sarcoma Awareness at Furnace Creek 508

From John Schlitter of Bacchetta… Team Bacchetta riding four man Furnace Creek 508 as Raven Lunatics, , for Sarcoma http://www.TeamRavenLunatics.com/, Awareness Sept. 2nd. , www.TeamSarcoma.com David Bradley will be heading up a four man team for FC 508, riding with Bradley is Bill Spaeth a 508 vet along with the ultra Team Bacchetta legend Jim Kern and [...]

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Source: http://www.bentrideronline.com/?p=4279

Velodreamers II

Back in November, 2009 we featured the Velodreamers, a group of very talented, very persistent young Russian lads who were creating their own unique vision with their home-built velomobile. It is worth another visit to see the evolution of this craft… As we said last time, the site is VERY Russian so fire up your [...]

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Source: http://www.recumbentblog.com/2010/09/28/velodreamers-ii/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=velodreamers-ii

Low-tech Magazine

Actually, that is www.lowtechmagazine.be… a great new addition to our Google Reader. So, from the beginning. There is a Facebook page titled Dries En Brecht Fietser, as in Dries Callebaut and Brecht Vandeputte of fietser.be (and Fietser means Cyclist). They posted about a really great article in Lowtechmagazine.be by a Kris de Decker. It is [...]

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Source: http://www.recumbentblog.com/2010/09/28/low-tech-magazine/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=low-tech-magazine

Bakmobile by Fietser.be

Came across this picture in a Dutch publication (more on that tomorrow) and found out that Fietser.be created this unit in collaboration with VZW Den Achtkanter in Kortrijk, Belgium (an organization that provides work and satisfaction to the mentally challenged). Fietser.be go on to say: “They figured a human powered, electric assist velomobile would be [...]

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Source: http://www.recumbentblog.com/2010/09/27/bakmobile-by-fietser-be/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=bakmobile-by-fietser-be

SH 15

Many of you may remember toe work of Sakari J. Molma. We did a post last September on his work on gorgeous wooden recumbent entitled SAKARI J. HOLMA: STRADIVARIUS OF THE NORTH . The other day I came across a post by Sakari on ‘BROL of his new project, the SH 15, a rowing velomobile [...]

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Source: http://www.recumbentblog.com/2010/09/27/sh-15/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=sh-15

The Windcatcher

“Pixelman” (Christophe Sarrazin of France) has more eye-candy for us and some interesting concepts to wrap our minds around. The double tandem recumbent in a back-to-back format we have all seen. Adding a full velomobile body stretches the idea further and then the addition of the articulating “semi-rigid sail-shaped pen” is really new thought (to [...]

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Source: http://www.recumbentblog.com/2010/09/26/the-windcatcher/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=the-windcatcher

Cheezy Velomobile Pic

I just couldn’t resist. Great picture and what a fabulous way to do a bright yellow Quest (#386)! Found this picture on DeNieuweAvonturenVanRobbedoes.blogspot.com which is a blog I have made a permanent part of my Google Reader set. So cool…

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Source: http://www.recumbentblog.com/2010/09/26/cheezy-velomobile-pic/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=cheezy-velomobile-pic


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Source: http://www.recumbentblog.com/2010/09/26/leutze-velo-technology/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=leutze-velo-technology

Алекс Reah – Опять!

Many of you may remember Alex Reah and the stunning laser cut aluminum work we featured in a post a year ago last August called ALEX REAH – ALUMINUM TRIKE. He is back! This time he has posted a pair of videos on YouTube of his new creation, this beauty… “In an email he sent [...]

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Source: http://www.recumbentblog.com/2010/09/25/%D0%B0%D0%BB%D0%B5%D0%BA%D1%81-reah-%D0%BE%D0%BF%D1%8F%D1%82%D1%8C/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=%25d0%25b0%25d0%25bb%25d0%25b5%25d0%25ba%25d1%2581-reah-%25d0%25be%25d0%25bf%25d1%258f%25d1%2582%25d1%258c

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