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Old 03-19-14, 01:09 AM
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You do it the same as with your geared bike ... only different.
First, avoid the pothole.
When that fails, just lift your arse off the saddle as you go over it. You don't have to lift it a lot though you can if you like. Yes, you do have to keep pedalling but that's a non-issue after the first few times (it's only you thinking about it that's holding you back).

Think of it like this. You stand and pedal if you want to sprint, or get away quickly or climb a hill. Going over a bump is the same.

Now, try going over a pothole on a recumbent ...
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