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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Ukrainean recumbent meeting

This post is little bit out to date, but I still think it is pretty interesting. First Ukrainean Recumbent Meeting was organised at the end of September 2010. In the video you can see a pretty wide range of different recumbents and cargo bikes and also some velomobiles. All seems to be homebuilds.

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Source: http://www.recumbent-gallery.eu/ukrainean-recumbent-meeting/

Human Powered Aircraft book

There has appeared a new very interesting and comprehensive book about HPAs (Human Powered Aircraft) and all the different attempts to build some. Unfonatenully it is only in czech language written by very good czech cycling writter Ivo Hrubíšek. The name of the book is “Nebeští cyklisté” what means “Sky cyclists” and it is full [...]

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Source: http://www.recumbent-gallery.eu/human-powered-aircraft-book/

Turner recumbent tandem

We have found pretty interesting picture of a recumbent tandem with two front wheels. It is offered by Turner recumbents from Tuscon, Arizona, USA. Here is the explanation from their web site: “With two riders providing twice the power as an ordinary bike, much higher [...]

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Source: http://www.recumbent-gallery.eu/turner-recumbent-tandem/

Yes Virginia…

Yes Virginia… there really is such a thing as a fully-faired Windcheetah trike… and IT IS FOR SALE! Saw this beauty on the blog of Shelly Mossey of New York City at urbanmobilityproject.blogspot.com. → If you are interested, contact info for Jim Lappegaard (the owner) appears on the UrbanMobilityProject blog…

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Source: http://www.recumbentblog.com/2010/11/02/yes-virginia/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=yes-virginia

NASA Moonbuggy Winners

Now here is a recumbent quad with a difference! These are the racers from the International Space Education Institute in Leipzig, Germany, who won first place in the high school division of NASA’s 17th annual Great Moonbuggy Race. The couple show are two Russian students attending the Institute. There are rules, a bunch of them [...]

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Source: http://www.recumbentblog.com/2010/11/02/nasa-moonbuggy-winners/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=nasa-moonbuggy-winners

Alex Reah’s Photo Contest Entry

Alex Reah

Why? Because I like it!!!

PS - Recumbent Trike with two rear wheel (independent read suspension) pedal drive on the left rear, wheel electric hub-motor on the right rear wheel. High riding position, cool view of the trail ahead. The lateral part of the frame with the front wheels fast fixed, so you can within several minutes unbuckling lateral part of the frame, along with side front wheels in gathering. The main part of the frame is made without the use of welding, laser cut sheet metal and use structural aluminum profile only.

Alex Reah

[Entry #224]
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  1. Civia Loring Debuts
  2. Alex Moulton, from Bristol to Bradford-on-Avon
  3. Eye Candy: Moulton Sixty
  4. Bike Commuting 101: Locking Strategies
  5. TerraCycle Cargo Monster

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Source: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ecovelo/posts/~3/6r2ezRfGqYI/

De Tovenaar: Balkan by Bike

Balkan by bike (7) from De Tovenaar on Vimeo. I will probably never be able to bike from Klagenfurt to Sarajevo… but I have now (sort of) thanks to this beautiful video by “De Tovenaar”. This video is actually number 7 of a set and they say: “Cycling from Dubrovnik into Montenegro, around the Bay [...]

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Source: http://www.recumbentblog.com/2010/11/02/de-tovenaar-balkan-by-bike/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=de-tovenaar-balkan-by-bike

2011 Bell Muni and Arella Helmets

It is fall here… starts to get dark really early now… by 5:30 – 6:00 p.m. you really should have your bike lights operating. Bell have a new way with their Muni and Arella helmets. I do like lights that are integrated and four lights on a helmet is a nice feature. The fit system [...]

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Source: http://www.recumbentblog.com/2010/11/02/2011-bell-muni-and-arella-helmets/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=2011-bell-muni-and-arella-helmets

Hi-Bent: Low-racer

“Cod.piece” out of “Eastern Massachusetts” picked this remarkable looking low-racer from Argentina and posted it on ‘BROL tonight… As was pointed out the site is in Flash which limits the use of Google translate and my Spanish… well it just isn’t! The technical specs are relatively self-explanatory: The weight is listed at 10.400 kilograms or [...]

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Source: http://www.recumbentblog.com/2010/10/31/hi-bent-low-racer/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=hi-bent-low-racer

October Top 10 Posts

My favorite picture this month! October is over and it was a surprising month. Readership was up by over 8% month-to month and the most popular post this month was the same post that was most popular post last month… yeah Rotovelo! Here are the things that seemed to catch your interest… based purely on [...]

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Source: http://www.recumbentblog.com/2010/10/31/october-top-10-posts/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=october-top-10-posts

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