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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“Paper.li” is a unique little idea… and having seen it work for the RecumbentJournal I thought I’d give it a try. About 108 readers have signed up for the feed of our little blog on Twitter. Not meaning to damn with faint praise, but the Twitter feed is… well it is what it is, and [...]

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Source: http://www.recumbentblog.com/2010/10/13/paper-li/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=paper-li

Monster Gear

I have failed… usually I can track down a lead no matter what language it is in. Simplified (hah!) Han Chinese has me stalled! I really want to know more about this ride… and that monster gear. Truth be known I’m not even dead sure which way this rider is going. I might leap to [...]

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Source: http://www.recumbentblog.com/2010/10/12/monster-gear/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=monster-gear

ICE Discontinues B2 for Time Being

Inspired Cycles Engineering has pulled the B2 folding high racer from their web site. The bike is temporarily out of stock and it’s fate will be decided soon.

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Source: http://www.bentrideronline.com/?p=4354

RotoVelo Video

TriSled’s RotoVelo project has been causing a bit of a stir in the velomobile community. This new velomobile’s body is made out of rotomold. This is basically the same sort of stuff a rollaway trash bin is made from. It’s durable and cheap. TriSled has always had a “keep it simple” philosophy and the RotoVelo [...]

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Source: http://www.bentrideronline.com/?p=4352

Pursuing a Vendetta

John Tolhurst of Cruzbike has posted an article detailing the design process behind the Vendetta. This bike is the one that Maria Parker used to set the 100 mile record a couple of weeks ago. It appears that it will soon be available for production. I loved the Silvio and admit that I do buy [...]

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Source: http://www.bentrideronline.com/?p=4348


The Cruzbike Vendetta was certainly a highlight in the news with Maria Parker’s anniversary ride and re-setting of her 100 mile record (she did it in four hours and forty eight minutes in 2009; she took a big chunk off finishing it in 4:27 this October). Now, John Tolhurst of Cruzbike has posted a blog [...]

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Source: http://www.recumbentblog.com/2010/10/12/vendetta/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=vendetta

“Welcome to the blog Velomobiel.nl”

There is a new citizen in the “Blogosphere”… Velomobile.nl joined on October 9th. You will find them at Velomobiel.wordpress.com → Their first post after the welcoming post is a photo essay on the design work on “The smaller Quest” we heard about from Wim Schermer the other day. It is great to see Velomobiel on [...]

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Source: http://www.recumbentblog.com/2010/10/12/welcome-to-the-blog-velomobiel-nl/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=welcome-to-the-blog-velomobiel-nl

Video: Velomobieltreffen Giessen 2010

Velomobiles are a fairly gregarious species… they especially love to travel together. Wilfred Ketelaar gives us a 14:56 minute demonstration of exactly why velomobiles enjoy each others company so much… See all of Wilfred’s videos at Youtube.com/user/xlnetwork → See Wilfred’s blog at Xl-network.com →

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Source: http://www.recumbentblog.com/2010/10/11/video-velomobieltreffen-giessen-2010/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=video-velomobieltreffen-giessen-2010

Video: Rotovelo Group Ride

This video showed up a few hours ago at the YouTube Trisled account. It is the first video I have seen of the Rotovelo in the wild, actually a pack of Rotovelos! Who knows? Maybe these lads will eventually loosen up a little and enjoy themselves…

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Source: http://www.recumbentblog.com/2010/10/09/video-rotovelo-group-ride/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=video-rotovelo-group-ride

Completely Unjustified Purchase

By BRYAN J. BALL Managing Editor I never cease to amaze myself. When it comes to bicycles, gadgets or clothing I can find almost any way to justify a new purchase. It becomes even easier when I have a legitimate reason to be in a retail center of temptation in the first place. Take this week for [...]

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Source: http://www.bentrideronline.com/?p=4343

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