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Old 09-05-09, 06:46 PM   #1
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Bikee model Identification - Specs

Does anyone know a site for identifying BikeE models. detailed dimensions and specifications. Thanks
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Does anyone know a site for identifying BikeE models. detailed dimensions and specifications. Thanks
www.bikee.org has some specs. Note, though, that several versions of the CT frame were sold (US made and imported) and several different seats were offered with different back heights, bases, and mounting hardware. The longer (XL) frame is preferable, in my opinion, even if you don't specifically need the leg length,-- weight distribution is better front to back. Fewer of the RX and FX models were sold. And even fewer NX.

An AT/XL with sweet seat (taller back) is a good entry level recumbent, if you can find it cheap. But if I were looking for a "first" recumbent used, anything over $350 is pushing it, for a BikeE. YMMV

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I've got one with a XL frame. Ride is pretty nice.
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We love our BikeE!

We call him Gordon, The Big Blue Express Locomotive.
He has an XL frame (blue anodized) short back seats & rear suspension.

IMHO, the best recumbent design because in about 2 minutes, the bike can be fit to any size rider.
No other recumbent can even come close to doing that trick!

My 9 year old just took off on it the other day & I can't get it back!

You won't find this one on eBay or CL anytime soon.
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I got it today but have yet to ride it. It is an AT model with the bikee computer, an electric horn the seatbag and the 3-7 rear wheel. I'm very excited.
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Test rode it last night, very sweet need to install a mirror, upgrade the tires and replace the seat sliders but it's in great shape, and I have the mirror and the rear tire already on hand compulsive collecting does have it's payback moments.
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