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Old 08-26-06, 09:14 PM   #1
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Anyone using a Volae Expedition Recumbent for Randoneering?

Just wondering if anyone was using this bent for Brevets? If so what your experiences have been with it?
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Old 08-28-06, 12:00 PM   #2
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Don't have an expedition but i have to say I think the high racer is one of the most comfortable ways to Brevet! I did a 600k this year and my posterior had no problems whatsover, neither did my back (which was what limited me to a 400k last year). I was skeptical about the carbon seat but it is very comfortable over the long haul. I believe the Expedition has a similar seat to the one currently on my Strada.
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