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'Bent Riders

All thing recumbent, including recumbent bicycles, trikes, velomobiles and other HPVs.

 

* fluffy beards & sandals not mandatory :)

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End of 2014 Ride and Meetup

Started by Dirk. Last reply by Roger Chandler on Sunday. 9 Replies

Hello allHow about an end of year recumbent ride and meetup? I always enjoy the usual Nundah Crit Track to Nudgee or Redcliffe, followed by breakfast at one of the cafes.I have not created an "event'…Continue

Recumbent trike for Brisbane photo shoot

Started by Margo Atkinson. Last reply by Mary Martin Nov 11. 4 Replies

We are looking for a recumbent trike for a photo shoot in Brisbane next week.   The shoot would be static and indoors, so there is no potential for damage to the bike.   Please message me if…Continue

Tags: bike, hire, trike, recumbent, shoot

Toowoomba Group Ride

Started by Melvyn Yap. Last reply by Roger Chandler Nov 1. 48 Replies

There's been quite a few interest now to do a group ride from Brisbane to Toowoomba, so I think it's time to make this happen!To avoid spamming too much on the group front page, let's keep all the…Continue

Moulton TSR front suspension travel

Started by Stix Oct 18. 0 Replies

For a future recumbent project I want to find how much travel the front suspension of a Moulton TSR has.  I have tried searching the web and failed.  Can anyone help me find out?Also what is the hub…Continue

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Comment by Peter Smith yesterday

What an awesome looking piece of kit. Is that what rhubarb is getting?

Comment by Kelvin yesterday

The new DF looks fabulous. Can't wait to see it in March.

Comment by JamesD yesterday

Probably have to do something about that, too. :)

Comment by Peter Smith yesterday

The seat looks like you feel like you're sitting on a piece of wood after a while. :-)

Comment by David yesterday

... there's been repeated requests for a recumbent.

... And so it has started in earnest.

Comment by JamesD yesterday

Well, after visiting Pushies Galore with the son and heir, and him having to be peeled forcibly off Doc's green machine, there's been repeated requests for a recumbent.  As a little project recently I've resurrected the home built prototype I put together years ago and today was the first attempt at riding.

So after a few rolls down the gentler portion of the driveway and a few single pedals, he managed a complete circuit of the cul de sac (?) without crashing.

Now it looks like I need to find some short cranks, modify the handle bars, brakes that will stop, and probably even make a decent frame.....

Comment by Peter Smith on Saturday

I was on skype with Audrey last night, and told her of your suggestion Doc. She thought it was way cool, and funny.

Comment by Peter Smith on November 20, 2014 at 5:37pm

Doc, you're too late, the hockey players already call me that. Forever more.......Audrey's Dad.

Comment by Doc Embrey on November 20, 2014 at 4:44pm
Now that your daughter is more famous than you, your fate is sealed Peter - you may as well call your RV "Audrey's Dad" because now, whenever someone sees you riding around in it, they're going to point and say to their kids

"Look over there kids, it's Audrey's Dad"

:D
Comment by Peter Smith on November 20, 2014 at 3:18pm

Not bad Mary, but a bit of a mouthful, and I think the Lorax is male. I'm sure my RV will be too pretty to have a male name ;-)

 

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