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Old 04-02-07, 08:24 PM   #1
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The First Recumbent

The First Recumbent.

http://www.microcarmuseum.com/tour/velo-velocar.html
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Old 04-02-07, 08:49 PM   #2
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Nope. Someone posted a pic of a late 19th century 'bent in some European museum at bentrideronline.com last year.
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Old 04-03-07, 05:08 AM   #3
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1953 was 20 years after recumbents were banned by the UCI.

This one isn't even the first.


"Horizontal Bicyclette normale" circa 1896
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