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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Performer Trike-X

By BRYAN J. BALL Managing Editor      People “in the know” are well aware of the Perfomer brand of recumbent bikes and trikes. More casual riders have probably never heard of them. They don’t get the press and respect that most of the mainstream brands do, but they’ve been quietly building budget-priced recumbents in […]

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Source: http://www.bentrideronline.com/?p=9425

Mirage recumbents – nice video explaining the idea behind

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Source: http://www.recumbent-gallery.eu/mirage-recumbents-nice-video-explaining-the-idea-behind/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=mirage-recumbents-nice-video-explaining-the-idea-behind

Huge Raffle to Support Jacquie Schlitter’s RAAM Effort

And speaking of the Schlitters… There is a huge raffle underway to raise money for Jacquie’s RAAM effort. The list of possible bikes and trikes that you can win is a virtual who’s who of the high performance recumbent market. A Bacchetta CA2 team spec, Cruzbike Vendetta team spec, Metabike Metaphysic, M5 CHR, and Catrike […]

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Source: http://www.bentrideronline.com/?p=9422

Schlitter Bikes Coming Soon

Well isn’t this interesting… It appears that John and Jacquie Schlitter of Vite Bikes are coming out with their own line of carbon-fiber highracers. There’s not much info on the site so far other than promises of a cost “at the price of leading, similarly equipped, mass-produced aluminum models,” mentions of a European manufacturing and […]

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Source: http://www.bentrideronline.com/?p=9419

‘BentRider Online is DEAD! Long Live BentRider!!!

When I started this site in January of 2000, it wasn’t intended to last this long. Print media was still more relevant than the Internet and ‘BentRider Online was supposed to raise some money and spawn a print magazine someday. Hence the now-rather-hokey-sound “Online” at the end of the name. Somehow (probably due to a […]

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Source: http://www.bentrideronline.com/?p=9415

The First One

By BRYAN J. BALL Managing Editor There’s a semi-joking math formula someone devised to calculate the optimum number of bicycles to own. That formula is N+1. “N” represents the number of bikes or trikes you currently own. No one is searching for “the next one” more than I am. I get to ride almost every […]

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Source: http://www.bentrideronline.com/?p=9409

HPVelotechnik Scorpion fs 26 Enduro Pedelec

By BRYAN J. BALL Managing Editor I’ll start right out by saying that this isn’t going to be a full review. I only got a couple of hours to ride the HPVelotechnik Scorpion fs 26 Enduro Pedelec at Recumbent Cycle-Con this past November. It was a beautiful morning in the California hills on some great […]

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Source: http://www.bentrideronline.com/?p=9399

Windwrap ERX

By BRYAN J. BALL Managing Editor I don’t know about you guys, but I’m currently freezing my tuckus off! It is officially winter here in New York. Us recumbent riders all know that one of the best ways to extend your riding season is with the addition of a fairing. The largest maker of those […]

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Source: http://www.bentrideronline.com/?p=9391

Performer Trike-X Gallery

We just got this Performer Trike-X in for review. Should have it up in a couple of weeks if the weather holds out. We got it through Amazon via RBR. You order it from RBR’s Amazon store and it comes direct from Taiwan. You then have a great US-based shop for support. We will be […]

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Source: http://www.bentrideronline.com/?p=9381

Triketor – a special adaptation of Lightfoot Transporter

I have found this picture somewhere on Facebook and later asked the owner of the brilliant machine how exactly do they use it on their farm. His answer is here under and they say...

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Source: http://www.recumbent-gallery.eu/triketor-a-special-adaptation-of-lightfoot-transporter/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=triketor-a-special-adaptation-of-lightfoot-transporter

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