Cycling and bicycle discussion forums. 
   Click here to join our community Log in to access your Control Panel  


Go Back   > >

Recumbent What IS that thing?! Recumbents may be odd looking, but they have many advantages over a "wedgie" bicycle. Discuss the in's and out's recumbent lifestyle in the recumbent forum.

User Tag List

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 07-29-09, 10:54 AM   #51
edwong3
Senior Member
 
edwong3's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Bikes: 2007 Qile Duo 20" Multi-Purpose Folding Bike
Posts: 744
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Wow you say that Randy S. even went as far as swapping out the seat! He must like that bike, but that is far more than the typical buyer would go in "upgrading". If he goes even further and swaps out the wheels, and the entire drivetrain, I would just advise someone to just go ahead and buy a "mainstream" bent unless they must absolutely have the frame on the Wally bike.

I am even getting tempted to order one myself though I am saving for something a little (but not much) pricier, like an Actionbent for example. However, I do have a preference for more upright seating , and a low BB, and that's the kind of ergonomics found on the Hyper Insight. The EZ-1 and EZ Sport have this too, but have you checked the prices on those lately? $725 to $800 for an EZ-1? I don't think so!

By the way, that's one cool looking LWB you have there! Like I said, you don't need anyone else to make your next bike

Edward Wong III
"Bentless in Orlando, FL"


Quote:
Originally Posted by PaPa View Post
Tim, yes, I certainly agree. However, I can understand the skepticism because I, myself have dropped serious green stuff at big box stores and ultimately end up on the losing end. We all realize it can easily go either way, especially when the price seems 'just too unbelievable'. That said, the fact that Mr. Schlittler openly admitted upgrading one, including a premium seat swap, should be a strong indicator that the bike has serious potential.

BTW, congrats on your success with your tilter - you've raised the bar, and inspired me to start sifting thru my piles again and start scribbling illegible 'chicken scratches' on restaurant napkins. Another thread perhaps.
edwong3 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-15-09, 05:03 PM   #52
mrdc
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2009
Bikes:
Posts: 6
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
could this be fitted with undermount steering?
will it go fast even with 20" tires?

Would one be able to put bigger tires on it?

Thanks
mrdc is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off



All times are GMT -6. The time now is 09:14 PM.