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Old 09-12-02, 01:27 PM   #1
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hi from the netherlands

Hi I am Els from holland, since 2 weeks the proud owner of a nazca recumbent bike! http://www.ligfiets.net/nazca/
the nazca pioneer.
my boyfriend and I want to go on holidays with it and maybe in a few years on a longer trip.
For me riding a recumbent is great, I had severeal operations on my wrist and on my other bike I last maximum 2 hours and than everything hurts.So now I can go out and do the big bikerides.
In normal life I work as a speechtherapist in a nursing home, which I really enjoy.
But my big passion is traveling, hopefully by bike in the future
(for some pictures of our trips: www.travel.to/aziereis It is in dutch, but the pics speak for themselves!)

In holland the recumbent thing is growing and growing and there are a lot of manufacturors here. Also many places where you can rent a recumbent.

Well, thats it for now, hope to find interesting stuff on this forum els
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Old 09-13-02, 01:58 AM   #2
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Welcome Els.

My wife and I have cycled a lot in the Netherlands (both of Dutch ancestry, so we have a genetic predisposition to cycle ). I saw a beautiful Recumbent on the ferry across the Amstel last year: a "Hurricane" or something. Small wheels, front and rear suspension, joystick steering. Boy was it fast.

Hope you enjoy the forums. Ther are a few of us Europeans about!
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Old 09-15-02, 02:28 AM   #3
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Hi Els! and welcome,

Another Member here from just over the Water (we`r practically neighbours ) N.E.England!!.

Hope you can post regular, its good to here from our Dutch friends.
Regards Willi`c
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