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Old 04-29-20, 09:06 AM
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Originally Posted by Mooky View Post
This is one of the most beautiful recumbents I have seen. Prettier than my ReBike. Its a steal for less than $200.

I am sure you will be as fast or faster than my ReBike with this beauty. I was going 75 mph down the mountain switch backs on my cross state ride today and I passes a lot of packs of riders.

The seat on your bike is the way all recumbent seats should be made. Enjoy!!!

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i've had this bike in Ohio for several years. I now live in FL and wish that I could have brought it with me. It's very comfortable to ride not to mention inexpensive.
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Old 04-29-20, 12:43 PM
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I would not call this a recumbent. But rather, a crank forward bike.
About Walmart shoppers. They're not all 300lbs. I've seen some pretty weird shoppers at Whole Foods as well, hippies that stink worse than anything in the store. In any case, someone who is 300lbs could be that way because they don't ride bikes. Hence, we'll never find out the answer to 300lb on this Huffy POS.
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Old 04-29-20, 12:49 PM
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Originally Posted by jjurns1965 View Post
i've had this bike in Ohio for several years. I now live in FL and wish that I could have brought it with me. It's very comfortable to ride not to mention inexpensive.
One of the more helpful posts in this thread. I hope that the original poster found the right bike 15 years ago.
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Old 04-29-20, 02:35 PM
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Originally Posted by jjurns1965 View Post
i've had this bike in Ohio for several years. I now live in FL and wish that I could have brought it with me. It's very comfortable to ride not to mention inexpensive.
Please don't necropost.
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Old 04-30-20, 05:27 PM
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Besides, the Huffy Venice is no longer made - for the past 10-15 years. The only way you'll find one to buy might be at a garage or estate sale.
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Old 05-02-20, 08:36 PM
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Originally Posted by BlazingPedals View Post
Besides, the Huffy Venice is no longer made - for the past 10-15 years. The only way you'll find one to buy might be at a garage or estate sale.
That's right, it's time for a Zombie Thread Alert! Time machine needed to purchase a new one.
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Old 05-08-20, 03:20 PM
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Seat to pedal placement looks just like the Rans crank Forward design, Some people love those Rans CF's
But the bike the Op showed, I've seen several in the wild, every one was In the back of some bike shops pile of Unwanted bikes,,way way In the back.
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Old 05-08-20, 03:30 PM
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Originally Posted by friday1970 View Post
I've seen some pretty weird shoppers at Whole Foods as well, hippies that stink worse than anything in the store.
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Old 05-09-20, 08:10 AM
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I saw one 'in the wild' once, being ridden by a 14-YO girl. She was obviously riding around the block with her younger brothers and sisters. RANS crank-forwards (CFs) have similar geometry, but that's where the likeness ends. There's a world of difference, both in price and cost, between the two.

While I think the RANS CFs can't be beat, the problem with them is that their target audience is the occasional rider who doesn't want to spend $1700-2500 for a bike, and ends up getting a much lower-quality but less expensive Electra.
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