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?

Welcome to our Recumbent News page. Please note that each full story is launched in a window within the RBR page. We've got you now! Ha ha, no, actually, this is just to make it easier for you to return to the full article listing. Click the [X] in the lower right corner or press ESC to close an article window.

Alex Reah – Aluminum trike

Alex Reah of Russia has just recently successfully taken his first rides on his self-constructed aluminum trike. As you can see there has been some stunning laser cutting on the aluminum. Reah reported : Some technical characteristics: Frame – aluminium 6061 Weight of 21 kg. Back suspension bracket Planetary hub Shimano Inter 8 All wheels of 26 inches All is made under my [...]

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Source: http://www.recumbentblog.com/2009/08/06/alex-reah-aluminum-trike/

Velo videos and pedal pictures

Hardcourt action, building bikes, something for the ladies, an impressive rowbike feat, and a rather smart trailer. (posted 06 August 2009)

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Source: http://www.velovision.co.uk/cgi-bin/show_comments.pl?storynum=1034

MS Ride Donations Request- Norman Bennett

I would like to thank, from the bottom of my heart, those of you who have been kind, thoughtful and generous enough to donate to the Multiple Sclerosis Society through this fundraiser. For those of you that need a reminder (and I am usually one of those people!), this email is meant to do just that. I [...]

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Source: http://www.bacchettablog.com/news/ms-ride-donations-request-norman-bennett

National Bicycle Tour Directors Association

“Who ya gonna call?” Maybe check out the NBDTA site! This site lists an international (very!) array of bike tours of all lengths — you can search by geographic area, by calendar (date or range) or go straight to the Master Listing. If you looking to tour this is a great place to start… National Bicycle Tour Directors [...]

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Source: http://www.recumbentblog.com/2009/08/05/national-bicycle-tour-directors-association/

Common(?) Courtesy…

Jill Barker, a freelance writer for The Gazette in Vancouver, B.C., Canada, wrote a great piece entitled “Fitness: How to be a good-mannered sport“. She covered several sporting activities and had this to say about cycling etiquette: “On Your Left Not only do cyclists have to share the streets with cars, they also have to share the [...]

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Source: http://www.recumbentblog.com/2009/08/05/common-courtesy/

“Why the plast in coroplast… ?

“Enumclaw” (a.k.a John Anderson from Enumclaw, Washington) posted this video link on the ‘BentRider Online site the other day as his response to the question “Why the plast in coroplast…” Words absolutely fail me… that’s a lot of beautiful machinery turning turtle!

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Source: http://www.recumbentblog.com/2009/08/04/why-the-plast-in-coroplast/

So… your roadways are a bit congested…?

This is a FLYKE and is an interesting trike as is… and then it leaves the ground! The wide stance, front-wheel drive and the over-arch on the front wheel are interesting to me. The FRESH BREEZE site is not a recumbent site per se and provides more specific detail on the paraflying than on the trike [...]

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Source: http://www.recumbentblog.com/2009/08/04/so-your-roadways-are-a-bit-congested/

The Recumbent Blog

Prior to creating EcoVelo I owned a site called The Recumbent Blog. We had a good 3-year run and managed to build up a solid readership over that time. At some point along the way, my focus changed from recreational to transportational cycling, which led to my decision to close down The Recumbent Blog and [...]

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Source: http://www.ecovelo.info/2009/08/04/the-recumbent-blog/

Quick now – What is 999 + 1 ?

They just seem to flow by like water… and this is The Recumbent Blog’s post number 1,000. Back in 2005, Alan Barnard began this blog as a predominately personal blog; mostly about his personal cycling, preferences in bikes and accessories. Things moved gradually and instead of a several posts per day there was a post every [...]

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Source: http://www.recumbentblog.com/2009/08/03/quick-now-what-is-999-1/

Shimano Di2 Electronic Shifting

I read Bikehugger… quite a lot actually; there are a lot a great issues there, most recently an article “First Impressions of Di2 – It’s Electric (Boogie Woogie)“. The marriage of a bamboo bike (Calfee) and electronic shifting is just eclectic enough to catch my eye! Now I had heard of the Shimano Di2 electronic shifting [...]

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Source: http://www.recumbentblog.com/2009/08/02/shimano-di2-electronic-shifting/

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