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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POC – Trabec Race

I like the style of this new offering from POC, the Tabec Race. Very light and and yet very strong helmet construction with a vent hole pattern evenly distributed to optimize airflow and at the same time offer protection. I love the styling at the back; looks lovely and flat for velomobile types and there [...]

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Source: http://www.recumbentblog.com/2010/09/08/poc-trabec-race/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=poc-trabec-race

Seoul Cycle Design Competition 2010: ‘City Recumbent’

Jean D’Avignon of France has had his ‘City Recumbent’ accepted as one of the 190 design entries (out of 3,000 entries) on the short-list at the Seoul Cycle Design Competition 2010. In Jean’s own words ‘a fat tire composite and aluminium recumbent bicycle with a horizontal pivot twin bar fork link steering handle, rear internal [...]

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Source: http://www.recumbentblog.com/2010/09/08/seoul-cycle-design-competition-2010-city-recumbent/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=seoul-cycle-design-competition-2010-city-recumbent

Cycles + Obelisk = Cyclisk

The Raising of the Cyclisk from Edward France on Vimeo. Some 330 bikes and thousands of welds later… Santa Rosa has its own Cyclisk! See a nice article on this objet d’art on Ecovelo.info…

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Source: http://www.recumbentblog.com/2010/09/07/cycles-obelisk-cyclisk/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=cycles-obelisk-cyclisk

Mad about Power

Look and Polar introduced the KéO direct-measurement power meter pedals at Euro bike per an article on Bikeradar.com. The pedals are just 170g each and all in (add in the wireless transmitters, cleats, and hardware a) the total weighed is listed at 448g (a fraction under 1 pound) for the pair. This much science doesn’t [...]

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Source: http://www.recumbentblog.com/2010/09/07/mad-about-power/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=mad-about-power

Leicester and Eurobike: office closing

After Friday, we're away from our desks for a week: first at the Skyride and Cyclemagic Festival in Leicester on Sunday, then several days at Europe's biggest cycling trade show, Eurobike. The office re-opens on Monday 6th September... (posted 26 August 2010)

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Source: http://www.velovision.co.uk/cgi-bin/show_comments.pl?storynum=1130

Coming up in Issue 39!

Here's a sneak preview of what's coming up in September's issue of Velo Vision... (posted 26 August 2010)

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Source: http://www.velovision.co.uk/cgi-bin/show_comments.pl?storynum=1129

Trident Triple

Tom Flohr has posted some very interesting pictures of the Trident Triple they have under development. Feature a triple featuring 3 speed ratios of .66:1 , 1:1, & 1. As Tom says “You can put whatever chainring you want on (also works with any shifter) so… for an example if you used a 40 Tooth [...]

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Source: http://www.recumbentblog.com/2010/09/05/trident-triple/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=trident-triple

So who has YOUR back?

The news on the much awaited Cerevellum above (see our original post of February 27, 2010) is mixed. The unit originally featured a back-facing video camera that allowed you to see, and record ultimately, what was coming at you from behind. Slowtwitch.com noted on August 2 “Cerevellum offers ANT+ compatibility for heart rate and power-measuring [...]

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Source: http://www.recumbentblog.com/2010/09/05/so-who-has-your-back/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=so-who-has-your-back

THE N Square.com

No… I’m not actually looking for a “flashy” new backpack. That being said, the Safety Vest (by THE N Square folks) with embedded LED’s that flash like mad seems to be a great idea. On top of the safety idea I am intrigued by running LED’s on such small batteries. The backpack seems to run [...]

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Source: http://www.recumbentblog.com/2010/09/04/the-n-square-com/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=the-n-square-com

What the heck IS that thing?

Penny and I took a trip to Lacombe, Alberta, Canada. It is a delightful town of some 11,000+ folks, just north of my hometown of Red Deer, with some great riding around their several natural lakes (they have 5 or 6 natural lakes right within the town). Apparently we’d brought Lacombe its first velomobile because [...]

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Source: http://www.recumbentblog.com/2010/09/04/what-the-heck-is-that-thing/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=what-the-heck-is-that-thing

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