Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) - Now, Our Clyde/Athena Bents!
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12-20-07, 11:09 AM
My Wife on her 'bent!
12-20-07, 02:37 PM
Well here is a pic of the bent I own but doesnt' exist yet
Giro 26.. out of larges and won't be made till end of first quarter 08 :( But i'm commited to own it and already have a parking spot for it and pedals
breaking in the pedals on my xtracycle though so I may have to get another pair. The speedplay zeros were nice for long rides but the cleats got eaten up too quickly to be affordable from all the commuting.
12-22-07, 05:37 PM
Does she have any trouble cornering (quickly) with that design? I've read they can be less stable at high speeds. I've looked at tadpole trikes. It seems like a bent of 2 or 3 wheel design could be more comfortable for those of us with larger statures.
12-22-07, 06:23 PM
Where's her Bent smile, anyway?
12-22-07, 06:24 PM
Steve, if you're asking me......
Yes, you can dump a Delta over easier than a Tadpole. The wife has dropped hills at 40 MPH on it though and while it requires a very light touch on the steering, she has a blast! Riding flat ground, or uphill, it's very unlikely that you would get enough speed to worry about dumping. She cruises at about 12-14 mph riding with a touring load on flat ground. The EZ-3 isn't a race trike, by any measure....it's just comfortable.
Also, she had just climbed a hill and was catching a breather.....it was HOT that day!
12-23-07, 08:30 AM
Here's a few :
Me and a few other BF'ers:
My current bent by itself:
My hopefully soon, future bent (probably in a different color):
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