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IF you are following the story of the Rotovelo, the emerging new velomobile from TriSled, and IF you’d like to get right up close to the details, you should head over to a new blog by “Moz” at Rotovelo.blogspot.com/ → There is a wealth of detail here Rotovelo aficionados here… like what did he say [...]

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Source: http://www.recumbentblog.com/2010/09/16/moz/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=moz

Barbara Buatois: Encore!

Barbara Buatois seems to have upped her World Record speed at Battle Mountain to 75.68 MPH (121.807 kph). Here is Barbara in her own words… More details as we get them.

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Source: http://www.recumbentblog.com/2010/09/16/barbara-buatois-encore/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=barbara-buatois-encore

Atomic Duck by Deferred Procrastination

[The attached images is ©Deferred Procrastination, but is being released under the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License.] I wouldn’t care if they featured kumquats… any site that calls itself “Deferred Procrastination” would attract my attention; it shows a delightful sense of humor to minds like mine! Now, the “Atomic Duck” velomobile (above) is Deferred [...]

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Source: http://www.recumbentblog.com/2010/09/15/atomic-duck-by-deferred-procrastination/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=atomic-duck-by-deferred-procrastination

Yup… “a lot more than a sport”…

In North America, I think it is fair to say most folks think biking = sport. Really gradually, some of us see biking as just plain transportation. You realize you are starting to make the transition when you don’t keep track of your mileage but think of your riding in terms where you’ve ridden to [...]

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Source: http://www.recumbentblog.com/2010/09/15/yup-a-lot-more-than-a-sport/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=yup-a-lot-more-than-a-sport

Sam Whittingham : YouTube Videos

Sam Whittingham has stated that he will try to produce a video every day during Battle Mountain this year. This first two, and I assume the daily additions to follow, appeared at Youtube.com/user/swhittingham. The first video show the view from a camera they mounted on the side of his ride; Sam noted that these machines [...]

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Source: http://www.recumbentblog.com/2010/09/14/sam-whittingham-youtube-videos/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=sam-whittingham-youtube-videos


Ben Goodall of Tri-sled in Australia has just posted this GORGEOUS picture on his Facebook site. I think I need to make a poster of this — best looking velomobile picture of the year in my book! Ben says “Happy snap of the prototype batch of Rotovelo. Time for my babies to go out into [...]

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Source: http://www.recumbentblog.com/2010/09/14/rotovelo/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=rotovelo

How in the heck can I warm my neck…

The answer may come from Sanyo… and their new Enerloop Neck Warmer! In Canada, in the winter, I suspect the coldest part of me on a velomobile ride is going to be my head and neck; at least that is the only part of me that will be sticking out into the wind and cold. [...]

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Source: http://www.recumbentblog.com/2010/09/13/how-in-the-heck-can-i-warm-my-neck-2/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=how-in-the-heck-can-i-warm-my-neck-2

Schroeder 2010 Human Powered Trike

“ArkinnHPV” has placed these two amazing videos of the Schroeder 2010 Human Powered Trike on YouTube. This trike as he says has been prepared to challenge the speed record at Battle Mountain 2010 which is running September 15-18 this year. We expect an outpouring of reports from Battle Mountain… and new records galore. Can’t wait… [...]

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Source: http://www.recumbentblog.com/2010/09/13/schroeder-2010-human-powered-trike/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=schroeder-2010-human-powered-trike

Ay Up and Ay Pod

They say if you buy a new vehicle, suddenly all you see on the road are others just like it. Same sort of thing with the “Ay Up”… I’ve been hearing about it everywhere and didn’t know the brand. Voilá, a very nice review on the new AY UP and their AY POD (get it, [...]

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Source: http://www.recumbentblog.com/2010/09/12/ay-up-and-ay-pod/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=ay-up-and-ay-pod


[Click to enlarge the photo] The front of the Mango isn’t quite as pretty as it used to be… I have a very bad habit of finding out exactly WHERE the front is WITH the front… as sort of a “when I run into something, I’ve located the front of the Mango” method. In my [...]

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Source: http://www.recumbentblog.com/2010/09/11/skid-plate/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=skid-plate

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