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Haluzak Leprechaun

Old 05-30-20, 10:55 PM
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Haluzak Leprechaun

So today I decided to clean out and reorganize my basement storage locker and I came across my Haluzak Leprechaun which I have not ridden in several years. I needed the space it was taking up, so I pumped up the tires, cleaned it up and moved it to our building's bike room, soon to be taken on a nice long ride. Until I was putting it all back together I forgot how lightweight and comfortable the bike is. I am so excited to get bent again! I cannot wait.
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Old 06-01-20, 12:16 AM
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Nice looking bike, I have not tried under seat steering yet. I imagine at speed you get a pretty good "flying sensation" and a spectacular view.
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Old 06-03-20, 10:21 PM
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Originally Posted by FREEBIRD1 View Post
Nice looking bike, I have not tried under seat steering yet. I imagine at speed you get a pretty good "flying sensation" and a spectacular view.
For some reason I have always been partial to underseat steering. I have ridden the Leprechaun through at least two mountain ranges and it does very well climbing (for a bent) and it handles very well and is quite stable on the down hills. It is not great in headwinds as the under seat steering has your arms next to your sides which causes more wind resistance compare to above sear steering, but I find it more comfortable and well worth the trade-off. I wanted a short wheel base bike with under seat steering and because I am short I had limited choices of bikes which met those criteria and which allowed my feet to touch the ground when stopped. The bike is very comfortable overall and reasonably fast, but certainly no racer. Good for touring.
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