Recumbent - Advanced transportation
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10-20-04, 06:20 PM
Any comments on this brand, R40 model? I am new to bents and looking for simplicity, and reliability. Any negatives on under seat steering? MartyD
10-21-04, 01:05 PM
I had a USS R40 for over six years and worked just fine. From there I upgraded to a R44 above seat stearing and riding that ever since. They are both good formats and there are pro's and con's for each.
They are out of business, by the way.
10-21-04, 08:13 PM
I have a '99 R-44 that started out with USS. I rode it that way for 4 years and then switched to OSS. I'll probably switch back to USS for a while in a year or so. Kinda makes it seem like getting a new bike. Vision made a good bike (IMHO). The R-40 could be changed from OSS to USS and also from SWB to LWB. Too bad they went under.
10-22-04, 05:13 PM
What is involved in the coversion to OSS? Are the parts easily available? What'sa 98 worth? Thanks MartyD
10-25-04, 09:45 AM
I'm affraid you are going to have to look far and wide to find the kit being they are now out of business.
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