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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“Cycling Copenhagen: Through North American Eyes”

A beautiful video by a master, Clarence Eckerson, Jr., on Copenhagen as seen by over 100 North American cycling advocates at the Velo-City 2010 conference there. Enjoy… Read the full post at Streetfilms.org →

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Source: http://www.recumbentblog.com/2010/07/16/cycling-copenhagen-through-north-american-eyes/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=cycling-copenhagen-through-north-american-eyes

STP=10,000 people x 202 miles = 2,020,000 of biking

STP (Seattle-to-Portland) is a 202 mile ride (two days for about 85% of the riders and 1 day for the intrepid other 15%) running in its 31 year and drawing 10,000 riders (so popular it was sold out in April this year) Gene Bisbee over at Bikingbis.com/blog does a great write up on STP and [...]

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Source: http://www.recumbentblog.com/2010/07/15/stp10000-people-x-202-miles-2020000-of-biking/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=stp10000-people-x-202-miles-2020000-of-biking

Technical and review round-up

Idlers comprehensively compared, a trio of trikes and a Trek, bottom bracket gears go up to three, drumbrake upgrades for velomobiles, a sneak preview of the latest Burrows design and pedalling the Atlantic in the Torpedalo. (posted 15 July 2010)

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Source: http://www.velovision.co.uk/cgi-bin/show_comments.pl?storynum=1117

“Light & Motion Vis 180 and Vis 360″

Found this item on UrbanVelo.org. They reference the L&M site at BikeLightingSystem.com but it doesn’t appear to be listed there yet so read the details at Urbanvelo.org. I have three different recumbents rides right now… putting lights on me rather than on three different bikes makes a lot of sense…

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Source: http://www.recumbentblog.com/2010/07/15/light-motion-vis-180-and-vis-360/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=light-motion-vis-180-and-vis-360

The electric pedals won!

50k towards development is secured for the electric pedals inventor... (posted 15 July 2010)

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Source: http://www.velovision.co.uk/cgi-bin/show_comments.pl?storynum=1116

Alberta Weather…

[Picture from theweathernetwork.com] Does it always snow in Alberta, Canada in July? No! Does it ever snow in Alberta, Canada in July? You bet! Like on July 13, 2010 in Jasper, Alberta Canada and in Calgary it rained so hard they had to cancel the chuckwagon races at the world-famous Calgary Stampede for the first [...]

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Source: http://www.recumbentblog.com/2010/07/14/alberta-weather/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=alberta-weather

TerraTrike Film Festival Winner Announced

Congrats to Troy Bryant for producing this excellent video and taking home the $1500 gift certificate.

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Source: http://www.bentrideronline.com/?p=4023

Schwalbe Manufacturing Process

Here's an interesting video from Schwalbe on their manufacturing process.

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  2. EcoVelo Gallery
  3. The Phoenix
  4. Saved by Zero
  5. Bacchetta on Seat Height

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Source: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ecovelo/posts/~3/aHoph12uhVk/

TerraCycle Cargo Monster

by BRYAN J. BALL Managing Editor “Longtails” are all the rage lately. I’m talking about extended bicycles that have room built in for extra panniers and cargo. The most popular of these are made using a kit from Xtracycle. This system moves the rear wheel farther aft and makes room for two panniers on each side and [...]

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Source: http://www.bentrideronline.com/?p=4013

Schwalbe Tire Manufacturing Process

Found this on TheLazyRando.wordpress.com (who apparently found it in a post by Fastolfe on BROL)… good stuff travels pretty quickly around our little world! I guess I knew making a good bike tire and/or tube wasn’t easy. I had no idea!!

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Source: http://www.recumbentblog.com/2010/07/13/schwalbe-tire-manufacturing-process/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=schwalbe-tire-manufacturing-process

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