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    It's got electrolytes! chucky's Avatar
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    who likes it laiiiiiid back?

    I do...as recumbent as my bed.

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    Senior Member BlazingPedals's Avatar
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    Is this laid back enough?


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    It's got electrolytes! chucky's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by BlazingPedals View Post
    Is this laid back enough?
    Yup, although I prefer to be above the car hoods.

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    Looks very fast.

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    Recumbent Tandem Captain Tackdriver56's Avatar
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    First Thought: WOW! Can I be next?
    Second thought: I get heel strike on a V-Rex. It looks like that low-racer gets CHAIN-strike... how does THAT work?

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    Raptobike Rider djwid's Avatar
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    I am not quite so laid back as BlazingPedals.
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    Recumbent Trike countersTrike's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by chucky View Post
    I do...as recumbent as my bed.
    ZZZZzzzz........
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    Senior Member BlazingPedals's Avatar
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    U-turns to the right are out of the question -- you run over the chain and it ends up to the left of the wheel. U-turns to the left take a bit over 2 lanes, if you're good. Best option: pick it up and flip it end-for-end. Most turns at >10 mph are no problem. Once, I even scraped my heel on the pavement in a turn. If lower is faster, it's fast.

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    Nocoms are soooooo comfy.

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