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    Bay Area Recumbent Groups?

    I'm new to the bay area from the east coast. I ride upright bikes daily, but lately i've been thinking about taking my vision r40 out for something different. Does anyone know of any recumbent specific groups in the bay area or Silicon Valley? I've been searching google but nothing seems to be jumping out at me....
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    no one?

    crazy, considering how many bents you see around here.
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    A Google search turned up a Yahoo! group:
    http://sports.groups.yahoo.com/group..._the_East_Bay/

    Zach Kaplan Cycles is in Alameda, but last I knew, he was a very busy guy and had to charge for his time. I also found a CVC Recumbents, which seemed to specialize in trikes. That may or may not be a real brick-and-mortar store.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BlazingPedals View Post
    A Google search turned up a Yahoo! group:
    http://sports.groups.yahoo.com/group..._the_East_Bay/

    Zach Kaplan Cycles is in Alameda, but last I knew, he was a very busy guy and had to charge for his time. I also found a CVC Recumbents, which seemed to specialize in trikes. That may or may not be a real brick-and-mortar store.
    thanks.i found the same yahoo group you did the day of this post and joined. Kaplans name also came up, but really im just looking for some organized rides. Maybe something on the yahoo group will turn up.
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    Quote Originally Posted by -holiday76 View Post
    thanks.i found the same yahoo group you did the day of this post and joined. Kaplans name also came up, but really im just looking for some organized rides. Maybe something on the yahoo group will turn up.
    stupid question I know, but did you ask in the bent forum or norcal forum?
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    I'm not a member, but I know a recumbent cyclist who I think rides with the Almaden Cycle Touring Club.

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    Try posting here: http://www.bentrideronline.com/messa...isplay.php?f=9

    I bought a Tour Easy a few years ago that came up from Martinez, but that's as close as I get.
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    Quote Originally Posted by RaleighSport View Post
    stupid question I know, but did you ask in the bent forum or norcal forum?
    Umm... This IS the bent forum. The S. Cal. forum seems to be pretty well-attended, though and might be worth a try.

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