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'Bent Riders

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

 

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Trivek - Semirecumbent leaning trike

Started by Geoff Tewierik. Last reply by Alan Edward Page on Sunday. 3 Replies

Was on Kickstarter but didn't get funded.…Continue

Performer Toascana

Started by JamesD. Last reply by JamesD Jun 19. 4 Replies

Out of interest, here’s a short (ish) blast on building up the Performer Toscana.  I tend to change things away from the manufacturer’s recommendations but don’t think this is any slight on…Continue

Recumbent modifications for kids

Started by RecRider. Last reply by RecRider Jun 6. 13 Replies

I've been toying with the idea of a modified recumbent for my 6 year old for a while but have come to the conclusion that a permanent mod, ie. cutting frames, isn't a great idea.  Also, there's too…Continue

A new seat

Started by Playdough. Last reply by Playdough Apr 29. 11 Replies

After some months since I got it, the webbing on my seat has finally deteriorated to the point where I had to do something about it. Even the temporary rope solution wasn't really doing what I needed…Continue

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Comment by Melvyn Yap on June 13, 2016 at 7:46am

Love that video, Shaun, thanks! :)

Comment by brizmatt on June 13, 2016 at 5:42am
Great video Shaun. Thanks
Comment by Mary Martin on June 12, 2016 at 9:41pm

Thank you Shaun it is so wonderful to have those visual memories.

Comment by David on June 12, 2016 at 9:37pm

Excellent Shaun! Thanks for taking the pics, vids and putting that together.

Comment by JamesD on June 12, 2016 at 9:21pm

That's neat Shaun, thanks!

Comment by Shaun Moran on June 12, 2016 at 8:39pm

Sorry it took so long. Had Telstra (Foxtel) Internet problems all day!

Comment by piston9 on June 12, 2016 at 8:33pm

Thanks Shaun!

Comment by Shaun Moran on June 12, 2016 at 8:20pm

For all those that are interested - here is a quick video of the bent meetup today. Thanks very much Melvyn for organising! 

https://youtu.be/fz6bjYBTP7U

If you want hires versions of the photos I took - have a look here https://www.icloud.com/sharedalbum/#B0g5Uzl7Vyk1sM

Comment by JamesD on June 12, 2016 at 8:16pm

Plenty of room for growth Doc, although I cut the boom there is still plenty for extension, and the seat can be moved back at least 3 inches.  If I put enough chain beck in, I could ride it now just by extending the boom.

Comment by Doc Embrey on June 12, 2016 at 5:24pm

I ask about the boom because (as you would already know) each year kids grow and need new shoes/clothes/bikes/sporting equipment & everything and in only a few short years he's going to out-grow that boom and maybe it would be a good idea to get a spare full sized boom now for when that day arrives - of course he may have discovered girls and cars by then in which case you will probably need the full sized boom for yourself!

 

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