Reasons to get recumbent bike!
Sue's Recumbent Cycling Site
The worst day
on a bicycle is better than the best day in a car!
"RE: recumbent bikes and age. There's a reason recumbents are
disallowed in normal competition: they go faster and they don't, ahem,
damage your down tube, if you know what I mean." (AG)
Dr Louis Maharam (fitness advisor to the astronauts and fellow with the American College of Sports Medicine!) on upright biking:
"Some men [cyclists] have had erectile dysfunction...Some women get numbness and complain of orgasmic dysfunction as well ... Usually these things are not permanent, and just by changing the seat it gets better." (in other words, get a recumbent and you'll get better!)
The Lancet study on 45 mountain bikers showed that 43 of them had scrotal damage!
Dr. Ferdinand Frauscher, a urology-radiology specialist at
No recumbent dealer in your town? These dealers ship! (most bike shops have a recumbent or two now!)
Check out these cool 'bent
links on the web!
Medical Benefits of recumbent bicycles
Reporter thinks recumbency is the best (Hoosier Times article)