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Old 04-24-07, 03:08 PM   #1
Niles H.
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The upper body exercise looks good with these.

There is one chasing the blue velomobile here,

http://youtube.com/watch?v=I6odKKknIQk

There are also some other video clips on the web.
There seem to be groups and races in Europe.
(The videos may be on some of the HPV sites.)

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Has anyone tried these?

Does anyone know more about them, or know where there is more information about them?
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Old 04-24-07, 04:08 PM   #2
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I have seen them many times on the net but have never had the opportunity to see what one would do. May be a bit of a novelty even though one has the advantage of both arm and leg strength to propel the bike... if that indeed is an advantage. Main reason I ever thought of h aving one would be to improve the upper body strength......................peace
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