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    Ceiclwr Hapus Gerryattrick's Avatar
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    Extreme recumbent ride

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-25511207

    Here's a challenge for you bents.

    She's the daughter of a former workmate of mine.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gerryattrick View Post
    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-25511207

    Here's a challenge for you bents.

    She's the daughter of a former workmate of mine.
    Wow! Call me a wimp, but I think I'll just settle for reading about this one. I didn't feel the slightest wish to take up the challenge.
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    My impression is that recumbents are more popular in Europe and that they have a much younger target audience. Azub produces full suspension bents that can go virtually anywhere. I suspect that fully loaded, they are more stable than DF bikes.

    Of course trikes are going to be the most stable of them all.

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    Well I have a recumbent and I prefer the cold to the hot. But I think I'll just wait for the outcome from here!! That seems really intense!

    Bill

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    Yay
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    Quote Originally Posted by Gerryattrick View Post
    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-25511207

    Here's a challenge for you bents.

    She's the daughter of a former workmate of mine.
    Quite a feat!

    Interesting that the linked article states that "........she went for a four-wheel recumbent cycle." Clearly a tricycle in the picture and in all the other articles I've seen.
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    Still another record for recumbents. BTW by taking a more difficult route, leaving two days later, she still beat two DF riders. Bents in some form hold all of the world records as far as I know.

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    Thanks for the post. That is an incredible feat. I've decided to put off my polar ride until I can get a bent. And train my body not to freeze.

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