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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Lucinda Chandler

Some very sad news today from Shelly Mossey of Urbanmobilityproject.blogspot.com who said “I got some very sad news yesterday.Lucinda has passed away.” Apparently the news came via reader David Whitmon of Martha’s Vineyard who said “Lucinda was always a delight to be around. She brightened up the room with her presence and was with out [...]

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Source: http://www.recumbentblog.com/2010/07/24/lucinda-chandler/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=lucinda-chandler


From France, the Cyclospace by Stilic Force. Yet another stop on my search for a side-by-side velomobile! Their site is at Stilicforce.com and they say of it “Cyclospace is the car, you’re the engine. Comfortable and lightweight (45kg) it propels its passengers at a top speed of 30 km/h, no oil, no coal and nuclear-free. [...]

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Source: http://www.recumbentblog.com/2010/07/24/cyclospace/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=cyclospace

Art, fashion and peak oil...

BMX theatre, Cyclodelic fashion, books and bikes, get me to the church on time, the lost cyclist and a world without cycles? (posted 23 July 2010)

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Source: http://www.velovision.co.uk/cgi-bin/show_comments.pl?storynum=1118

Two fun videos

Claude Marthaler reports from the Cycling Parade at Velo-City, and MC SpandX is back... (posted 23 July 2010)

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Source: http://www.velovision.co.uk/cgi-bin/show_comments.pl?storynum=1119

Team Estrogen

The link to BentWomanCycling.com has generated some discussion over at ‘BROL. One good suggestion (I thought) came from our friend Travis Prebble who said “Why not petition to have a Recumbent section created at the Team Estrogen forums? Seems like a good spot if part of the mission is to talk to those uncomfortable with [...]

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Source: http://www.recumbentblog.com/2010/07/23/team-estrogen/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=team-estrogen

Linear Limo 3.0

By BRYAN J. BALL Managing Editor Many of our message board readers frequently create long posts bemoaning the near death of the underseat steering two wheel recumbent. It is painfully true that this format is on the decline but luckily there are still a few of them out there alive and kicking. One of them [...]

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Source: http://www.bentrideronline.com/?p=4038


A new site has appeared on our radar… BentWomenCycling.com. Good on you ladies, we really need more ladies in the recumbent game. Welcome to the online recumbent world! See their new site at BentWomenCycling.com → [Thanks to Peter Haan for the heads-up on this new site.]

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Source: http://www.recumbentblog.com/2010/07/23/bentwomencycling-com/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=bentwomencycling-com

Proof Positive!

Proof positive that we are getting waaaaay too much rain here in Western Canada… we have mushrooms growing amongst the Lamium in our front flower bed! And, they are in the middle of the front lawn in the full sun (and I use the word “sun” advisedly)…

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Source: http://www.recumbentblog.com/2010/07/22/proof-positive/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=proof-positive


I don’t expect to see one in my neighbourhood too soon but FWD, rear-steering and folding does sure get my attention… a sleek looking bit of work! The designer is Lithuanian designer Mantas Palaima. See all the details, dimensions and more photos at TheDesignBlog.org and/or Behance.net → [Many thanks to Travis Prebble of the Recumbent [...]

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Source: http://www.recumbentblog.com/2010/07/22/velorian/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=velorian

Great Allegheny Passage – C&O Canal towpath

[Great Allegheny Passage bike bridge and old railroad trestle - Confluencepa.org/pictures] Kevin Purdy wrote in and said “I’m curious if any of your subscribers/readers have ever done the Great Allegheny Passage trail combined w/ the C & O Canal trail from Pittsburgh to D.C.? I would like to do the ride, on a recumbent, in [...]

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Source: http://www.recumbentblog.com/2010/07/21/great-allegheny-passage-co-canal-towpath/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=great-allegheny-passage-co-canal-towpath

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