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Old 02-23-20, 07:55 PM
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Schwinnhund
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Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: Chatsworth, Ga.
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Bikes: 1982 Schwinn Sidewinder, Sun EZ-1 Recumbent, Cannondale R-400

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Originally Posted by Floss Regularly View Post
Just curious as to how 'seen' you are on a recumbent. Cars are higher than they ever were, and SUVs are the mum's favorite at the school gates, so I'm wondering if there is a genuine risk of not being seen. And, more importantly, do you avoid specific roads altogether at certain times of day?
Shouldn't be a problem. My 'bent (EZ-1) is actually a little taller than my standard bikes due to the high seatback. You can always just put a flag or two on the back. There are also flashing red lights, reflectors, etc.... Personally, I've never had any issues, yet.
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