not been banned, Lance Armstrong would have raced the Tour de France on a recumbent
and so would all the other racers.
bikes and Powered Parachutes attract similar age groups, mainly the adventuresome baby boomers, Baxter said.
cycling records are more than twice as fast as the Olympic record set on an upright racing bike.
Price, a teacher at Challenger Middle School, made the 2,100-mile trip using a recumbent
bicycle - in which the rider sits down and the pedals are out in front - with his wife accompanying him in a truck pulling a fifth- wheel travel trailer.
A cycling enthusiast, Pete decided he would raise money for cerebral palsy research by pedaling his custom-built, specially adapted recumbent
bike 1,000 miles around the entire perimeter of Ohio.
The route they chose led to the development of a recumbent
bike designed specifically for off-road use.
Meanwhile the International Human Powered Vehicle Association has 11 member associations around the world, (including the British Human Powered Club) which hold races and rallies for pedal-powered boats, recumbents
and even human-powered aircraft.
Recently, Trek sent out questions to dealers about whether they'd be interested in recumbents
From indoor spinning training at military installations to multiday, long-distance rides, Ride 2 Recovery helps injured veterans heal through the challenge of cycling long distances using hand cycles, recumbents
, tandems and traditional road bikes.
I am receiving greater demand for recumbents
and especially trikes.
The ride includes 20 disabled veterans from all services, who are riding bicycles, hand cycles and recumbents
on their nearly 4,000 mile cross-country journey through 14 states.
The hundreds who turned out loved it, too, rolling from the Fifth Street Public Market down to the Whiteaker neighborhood, in recumbents
, hauling toddlers in trailers, on lightning bolt-adorned roller skates or on two feet.
I discovered that the demand for recumbents
is still limited--only 3% of the market--making the bikes so pricey that they were way out of my budget.
Sales of recumbents
- touted as the easy chair of bikes because the rider literally reclines with legs far in front while seated close to the road.
will become popular in the 1990s, predicted Kyle, though the bulk of the bicycle market will continue to be upright models.