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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Another Bent Up Beauty

Bent Up Cycles has produced another custom beauty for one of their very lucky customers. This is almost exactly how I wanted to set mine up.

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Source: http://www.bentrideronline.com/?p=4104

New 24 Hour Record

Christian von Ascheberg of Germany has recaptured his 24 Hour world record with an amazing run of 1,233km. That’s an astonishing average speed of 50.8 kph. And he set the record in a production velomobile you can actually go out and buy. The rocketship in question is the German made Milan SL. You can read [...]

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Source: http://www.bentrideronline.com/?p=4100

MultiSport Trailer

Pete Lewis, one of our message board users, passed on this information about the MultiSport Trailer from Small Car Solutions. “I recently took a weeklong trip with three friends and we towed three long wheelbase bents, a tadpole trike, and our luggage on a MultiSport trailer from Small Car Solutions. The MultiSport is an aluminum trailer designed [...]

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Source: http://www.bentrideronline.com/?p=4096

Velocity Halo Rims

Velocity’s Halo reflective rims are sort of very cool. They look black in normal light, but shine like a second sun when headlights hit them at night. And best of all… They are available in several recumbent-friendly wheelsizes! (Listed below) Dyad : 700c : 32H 36H : Machined Sidewall/Nonmachined Sidewall Fusion : 700c : 32H : Machined [...]

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Source: http://www.bentrideronline.com/?p=4092

Solo RAAM Through Her Eyes

Barbara Buatois has posted a summary of her Race Across America experiences on her blog. It’s a very good read and I highly suggest you take a look. Congrats again to Barbara!

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Source: http://www.bentrideronline.com/?p=4088

Airnimal celebrates 10 years!

Owners are invited along to join the festivities in and around Cambridge on the weekend of 14/15th August... (posted 02 August 2010)

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Source: http://www.velovision.co.uk/cgi-bin/show_comments.pl?storynum=1121


“Joelw135″of Kendall Park, New Jersey posted an interesting angle on a sunglasses video camera on ‘BROL in a post entitled “Test of new Video Camera”. I went looking on eBay and sure enough their are scads of them listed. I choose one at random at the URL Cgi.ebay.com/3-2MP-Video-Spy-Sunglasses-Camera-DVR-Hidden-Camcorder where they list the details as: Technical [...]

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Source: http://www.recumbentblog.com/2010/08/02/shades/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=shades

BentUp CyclesVideo: “A beautiful Scorpion FS”

I always enjoy it BentUpCycles show us one of their custom bikes or trikes… like this Scorpion FS. Color me jealous… Details at Il.youtube.com → Via HPV Sweden on Facebook

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Source: http://www.recumbentblog.com/2010/08/02/bentup-cyclesvideo-a-beautiful-scorpion-fs/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=bentup-cyclesvideo-a-beautiful-scorpion-fs

Christian von Asheberg: 1,223.25 kilometers in 24 Hours

There are several videos at Droplimits.de, this one is headed up “nach 1223km”. Absolutely amazing! Congratulations to Christian and everyone involved… The recent 24 progression as I remember it (completely unofficial) is Greg Kolodziejzyk at 1,041.25 km., Christian Asheberg at 1,069 km., Jeff Nielsen at 1,109 km., and now Christian’s new record.

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Source: http://www.recumbentblog.com/2010/08/01/christian-von-asheberg-1223-25-kilometers-in-24hours/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=christian-von-asheberg-1223-25-kilometers-in-24hours

Christian von Asheberg: 664.97 kilometers in 12 Hours

Christian von Asheberg has reportedly completed 664.97 kilometers in 12 hours and is still underway in pursuit of the 24 record. See the news at his site Droplimits.de → [Don't be confused if you see 'Christian of Mountain Ash', that is just Google translate being VERY literal in translating von Ashenberg!]

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Source: http://www.recumbentblog.com/2010/07/31/christian-von-asheberg-664-97-kilometers-in-12-hours/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=christian-von-asheberg-664-97-kilometers-in-12-hours

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