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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Challenge Working on a Dynamo Hub

From Challenge… We will soon have a hub-dynamo for the Challenge Trike, and here’s a couple of lines to keep you updated on it. No other hub maker was available to work on it for us so we decided to do it ourselves. The main elements of the hub (coil and rotor) are from the SRAM D7. [...]

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Source: http://www.bentrideronline.com/?p=3731

The Difference: Subtle, But Real

For a few weeks now, those of you who “subscribe” to daily digest email notifications of new posts on the Recumbentblog haven’t been getting those emails. Turns out that is my fault! When we transferred the blog to its new home, the new home speaks a different dialect of email and I was supposed to install the [...]

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Source: http://www.recumbentblog.com/2010/06/07/the-difference-subtle-but-real/

11,000 km. down; 4,000+ to go

Picture by “lew2au” of Peter setting out from Albany, Western Australia Peter Heal has completed 11,000+ kilometers of his 15,000+ trip around Australia (on a record setting attempt of 50 days). Every single day since the 1st of May has been over 300 kilometers! See his progress at Trackleaders.com/aroundoz and/or on his Yahoo site at Sports.groups.yahoo.com/group/PoitAroundOz. Words [...]

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Source: http://www.recumbentblog.com/2010/06/07/11000-km-down-4000-to-go/

Side-by-Side Tandem velomobile…

In my never ending search for the perfect Side-by-Side Tandem Velomobile… I came across this candidate on Recumbent.tv… By the way, Recumbent.tv has a bolder, bigger look. Check it out at www.recumbent.tv/ →

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Source: http://www.recumbentblog.com/2010/06/07/side-by-side-tandem-velomobile/

Sam Placette: Securing a Recumbent Bike or Trike

A lock alone won’t always save your ‘bent. From Flickr user alberto.quaglia, courtesy Creative Commons Sam Placette over at Easystreetrecumbents.com has written a great article on “Securing a Recumbent Bike or Trike“, and another on “Stealing a Bike or Trike” that are a must read with summer upon us and now that we’re out and [...]

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Source: http://www.recumbentblog.com/2010/06/06/sam-placette-securing-a-recumbent-bike-or-trike/

Bent Up Cycles Custom Catrike 700

Another nice video of an amazing custom recumbent from Bent Up Cycles.

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Source: http://www.bentrideronline.com/?p=3729

Shop Visit: Gold Country Cyclery

We visited our friend Rick's bike shop in Shingle Springs, CA today. We're selling a recumbent tandem so we dropped by the shop to place it on consignment*. Even though it's quite a trip from our place, it's always a treat to visit Gold Country. More →

Related posts:
  1. Azub Coming to the U.S.
  2. Gallery: Rick Steele’s Pashley Guv’nor
  3. Ann & Tara
  4. Civia ‘09 Interbike Snap Shots
  5. Gallery: Surly LHT

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Source: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ecovelo/posts/~3/Com86qtY_hQ/

Cycle Vision 2010

Jesse van Malssen, you do a cool video! Cycle Vision 2010 has begun. The flood of awesome videos and pictures will be started. Catch a hold of the thread at Ligfiets.net/cyclevision →

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Source: http://www.recumbentblog.com/2010/06/05/cycle-vision-2010/

Rails-to-Trails Conservancy Wins $200,000 Award

Press Release: Washington, DC (June 1, 2010)— For the past twelve weeks, the National Trust for Historic Preservation, Rails-to-Trails Conservancy and several other non-profit organizations have squared off against one another in an online voting campaign sponsored by American Express, vying for $200,000 in grant money. After an intensely spirited campaign, the National Trust for Historic [...]

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Source: http://www.recumbentblog.com/2010/06/04/rails-to-trails-conservancy-wins-200000-award/

Markham Malibu Pricing and Gallery

Freddy Markham of RR Velo sent me some pics of a final production example of the Malibu carbon fiber long wheelbase. I hope my keyboard recovers from the drool. The bike will be sold through Easy Racers and will retail for $6900 as you see it. It’s another $1000 if you want faux lugs. The [...]

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Source: http://www.bentrideronline.com/?p=3713

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