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'Bent Riders

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

 

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Happy April fools day

Started by Ian McClarron. Last reply by Terry Burn Apr 12. 25 Replies

Hi all, I have been reading all about recumbents lately and have some questions so I'm writing hoping you can give me some advise. I Hope my post is not too long winded.I have been riding an Avanti…Continue

Velodroming

Started by Randall Mathews. Last reply by Stix Apr 5. 15 Replies

Has anyone wanted to take the recumbents to a velodrome?I find myself wondering what it would be like, and have never pursued it.A polished wooden one would be nice, but I think we only have the…Continue

March Recumbent Ride

Started by Terry Burn. Last reply by David Mar 6. 3 Replies

My humble offerings from last Sunday's rideContinue

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Comment by JamesD on April 12, 2014 at 8:05am

If anyone want's to dabble in a cheap 2 wheel bent, there's a tidy looking Lizard on Gumtree at the moment.  I was interested for the boss, but she is not as keen as I am!  (Would rather a LWB like a Tour Easy or Bella.)

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Comment by Melvyn Yap on April 4, 2014 at 10:18pm

Randall brought up a discussion about hiring velodrome. I've checked out the Chandler one and it's possible for us to hire provided we meet their requirements. There's also one in Caboolture. Anyone here keen for some zoom zoom in a velodrome? Discuss in the thread above.

Comment by Gavin Egan on April 2, 2014 at 2:44pm

Hi Guys saw a low rider in the USA and thought $2000 plus freight was a bit much,so I've built one for $100.It's all working except the front derailier.It is at the wrong angle needs twisting 15 degrees,I wonder if anyone has built one and overcome this problem.I have to stop to manually change up by hand.Once this is fixed it's off to be sandblasted and painted.

Comment by Melvyn Yap on February 25, 2014 at 4:01pm
Comment by Melvyn Yap on February 22, 2014 at 3:29pm

Welcome to the group Brian! I think we now have a good number of people keen on March 2, so I'll go ahead and set up the event page soon.

Comment by Paul Martin on February 22, 2014 at 3:28pm

I'm hoping to be there too. :-D

Comment by Brian Rayment on February 22, 2014 at 3:27pm

I will be there on the 2nd of March, and am looking forward to meeting you all

Comment by Terry Burn on February 21, 2014 at 11:26am

it's normally a 7am start Jeff, hope you can make it!

Comment by Jeff Moo on February 21, 2014 at 11:21am

What is the start time for the 2 March get together ? Are you meeting at the Nudgee Criterium track ? My son has school sailing at Manly every Sunday,so I can possibly drop  him there and get across in time. I am a definite maybe.

Comment by Melvyn Yap on February 20, 2014 at 3:19pm

Peter, adding to what Stix said, the Redcliffe ride is very recumbent friendly as it is almost completely flat. We usually get headwind too at some point on this ride which gives a slight advantage to the recumbent riders ;)

 

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