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Old 10-28-08, 10:35 PM   #1
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new to recumbents

recently acquired a thunderbolt (believe an A-10, but not sure) looking for a fairing any good suggestions for parts or riding. Have ridden 100 miles in two weeks plus more miles on my regular bike to exercise the 100+ pound dog. I love the recumbent it is a very nice bike.
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Old 10-28-08, 10:42 PM   #2
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most bents take stand parts.
a couple of places to get fairings
http://www.calhouncycle.com/productc...=5&pageStyle=H
http://www.hostelshoppe.com/recumbent_catalog.php
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Old 10-29-08, 06:24 AM   #3
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bentrideronline.com is the motherlode of recumbent information and discussion. There are links to many manufacturers and retailers, including Lightning. They state they have Thunderbolt parts.
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Welcome to "bent-ness", continue to enjoy the comfort of your lounge chair on wheels.
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Old 10-29-08, 09:17 AM   #5
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Hey, that's great. I always wanted to fly one of those.

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Old 10-29-08, 12:00 PM   #6
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Now you are getting your sports mixed up...
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Welcome, OrangeBeach.

I've never been on a Lightning Thunderbolt, but always liked the looks of them. Lightning claims they are great on hills, which is likely a good thing in dealing with a 100 pound dog.
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I have a LIghtning P-38 and it is good on hills...however this motor is not. It does climb well, so I would imagine the other Lightning bikes would do well also.
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