Recumbent Bicycles

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What's a recumbent bicycle?

Recumbent Bicycles

Want to ride, ride, ride, without ending up with a sore back and booty? You might want to try the strangest bicycle on the road today—the recumbent bicycle (the word ‘recumbent' refers to its chair-shaped seat position, with the pedals out in front of the rider).

These vehicles have been around since before the turn of the century and they're actually a very ergonomic way to ride – no sore backs or butts. It makes them very good for extended rides.

   

Comments

5/21/2007 5:57:38 AM
CLIFF said:

According to several other sources, (not just one or two)the "recumbent" originated in FRANCE sometime in the late 1920's.




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