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Old 05-04-08, 07:52 PM   #1
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Performance XPR

Anyone have experience with Performance XPR recumbents? Good, bad, or ????? (No connection I'm aware of to Performance Bike Shops by the way).
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Old 05-04-08, 08:25 PM   #2
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You would likely get more responses from Bentrider Online..

My vague impression is that the Performance line is very similar to other decent Taiwanese bikes like Actionbent and TW/Bents but at a higher price.
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Old 05-04-08, 08:59 PM   #3
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Good bikes but you must be prepared to do a lot of tweaking. The componentry is all sort of grab bag - they put whatever is on hand on the bike. That means you get stuff that frankly doesn't work right. If you're not a good mechanic you're looking at the wrong bike. If you are, buy just a frameset and put your own stuff on it.
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