"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)

 Reasons to get a recumbent bike!

Reasons to not get a recumbent

How a bike hater became a bike fan!

Erectile dysfunction and bikes

Movie of recumbent ride

Types of Recumbent bicycles!

Speed Record made on a recumbent bicycle!

And What about Trikes? 

Helmets - why wear them?

photos and personal experience

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Last Updated: 11-19-13

Sue's Recumbent Cycling Site

 

The Recumbent Experience!  

Dr Larry Preble: "Recumbents are the most healthy form of cycling!"

Recumbents gain popularity - Anchorage Daily News

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 University
Hospital in Innsbruck, Austria, said he studied about 55 avid mountain bikers and found nearly 90 percent had low sperm counts and scrotal abnormalities (12-02-02)
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Watch a movie of a recumbent ride and see how great it is!!! (below that is the famous BikeE promotional clip!  Fun!)


 

 

Links

Check out these cool 'bent links on the web!
Medical Benefits of recumbent bicycles
Reporter thinks recumbency is the best (Hoosier Times article)
Faq for recumbent bicycles
Human powered vehicles site


Electric Bicycles

Phoenix Electric bicycle
Phoenix Hybikes

Photos and personal experience

Touring San Diego on a 'bent 
Signs we'd all like to see! 
Can my recumbent climb hills?
Wink's Saturday recumbent ride

More Links!

Learn more about recumbent biking