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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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Hase Klimax

From Hase Press Release (Gallery and more info after the break)… Project KLIMAX: Mobility and cycling fun in any weather. Waltrop, July 5, 2010. Cycling is cool. Cycling is climate protection. And who protects the cyclist’s climate? The German specialized bike manufacturer Hase. Its KLIMAX makes trike mobility even more comfortable and efficient: The new e-trike has a Foldable Fairing. [...]

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Source: http://www.bentrideronline.com/?p=4003

The Rumble Strip Dilemma

Not a pretty photo for sure but it does show, thanks to the folks at Alberta Infrastructure and Transportation, how rumble strips are to be placed on rural roads in Alberta, Canada. The rumble strips begin about 200 mm. (8 inches) from the painted outer line and are only about 300 mm. (1 foot) wide [...]

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Source: http://www.recumbentblog.com/2010/07/12/the-rumble-strip-dilemma/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=the-rumble-strip-dilemma

A Day Off!

Photo by Ben Hsu As if a retired guy needs a day off! Today we’re heading about 45 minutes north to Red Deer, Alberta, Canada to have a “BBB” day… that’s biking, buying and buffet. On of our favourite places to ride is in an area called Bower Ponds. In my childhood days this was [...]

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Source: http://www.recumbentblog.com/2010/07/12/a-day-off/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=a-day-off

If You Are Having A Good Time, You Are On The Wrong Team - Tips for the Aspring RAAM Crew Member

by Larry Varney Co-Editor, ‘BentRider Online I heard that bit of wisdom on my first stint as a crew member on a Race Across AMerica (RAAM) team. Incidentally, I have successfully completed my second crossing, so that qualifies me as an expert, so listen up! I am not sure who originated it, though I do have my suspicions: [...]

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Source: http://www.bentrideronline.com/?p=3982

THIS is what we wait all winter for…

The Oswald’s (á la THE OSWALDS ON BLACKLICK CREEK TRAIL painting by Larry Golba) forwarded us this photo by Gene Nichols of Blacklick Trail again, saying: On Saturday mornings, sunrise often finds David’s Dawn Patrol riding south down the Alum Creek Trail from Bexley, a suburb of Columbus to the confluence of Three Creeks near [...]

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Source: http://www.recumbentblog.com/2010/07/10/this-is-what-we-wait-all-winter-for/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=this-is-what-we-wait-all-winter-for

Hase: Soft-fabric Trike Fairing

Chris over at Bentblog.de has picked up an interesting item from Hase. In a press release announcing their new Hase Klimax, an e-assisted trike, they also showed their new soft-top fairing! No special tools are required for assembly and when you don’t want it on the top folds into a small bag/case. Per the press [...]

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Source: http://www.recumbentblog.com/2010/07/10/hase-soft-fabric-trike-fairing/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=hase-soft-fabric-trike-fairing

Topeak Turbo Morph™ G

Head: Presta/Schrader Barrel: Butted Aluminum Gauge: Flip-Out Analog Thumb Lock: Plastic Handle: T-Type Plastic/Kraton Capacity: 160 psi/ 11 bar Added Features: Single Action Size (L x W x H) 32.2 x 5.8 x 3 cm (12.7” x 2.3” x 1.2”) Weight: 280 g / 0.62 lb Mounting Bracket Fold-out Foot Pad This looks like a [...]

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Source: http://www.recumbentblog.com/2010/07/09/topeak-turbo-morph%E2%84%A2-g/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=topeak-turbo-morph%25e2%2584%25a2-g

Di Blasi

Some folks need a trike that will fold into a VERY small package… Di Blasi seem to have an extraordinary example. They also do folding mo-peds and folding bikes but this is about the smallest package I’ve seen on a folding (not a dis-mantled) trike… See their site at Diblasi.de → For the metrically unfamiliar, [...]

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Source: http://www.recumbentblog.com/2010/07/08/di-blasi/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=di-blasi


One use of this “4Wielr” would be to go shopping; it would also serve as your shopping cart! The 4-wheeled version is at 4wieler.nl, while a three-wheeled version is at Feetz.nl → Check out the little video at http://www.feetz.nl/ and you will see that the trike version has a leaning front end! There is also [...]

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Source: http://www.recumbentblog.com/2010/07/08/shopping/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=shopping

Breaking Up Is Hard To Do

By BRYAN J. BALL Managing Editor I watched Toy Story 3 with my kids a couple of weeks ago. It was an amazing film and I admit I cried nonstop during the last 20 minutes or so. Like most of the Toy Story movies, the primary theme is the feelings of abandonment felt by a child’s toy [...]

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Source: http://www.bentrideronline.com/?p=3979

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