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Old 03-25-06, 10:42 AM
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"Training" wheels

I am hoping someone can help me. We have an EZ Ride 2 wheel recumbent. We don't ride it very much because at slow speeds it is very unstable. I rode it in 2004 in the New York 5 boro bike tour and kept having to stop and put my feet down when I slowed down and also had to walk up the bridges because I could not get enough speed to stay upright. Are there "training" wheels or stabilizers that they make for these bikes??? Thanks.
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Old 03-25-06, 01:22 PM
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Putting in some dedicated, slow moving practice time may help.
I was pretty wobbly starting out, had a hard time with my heels hitting the front wheel during turns, (Short wheelbase bent) balance difficulties, etc.

After a few afternoons of stop, go, and go real slow practice, I gained a fair amount of confidence.

Might be easier than fitting outriggers to your bike.
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Originally Posted by shinkosky
I am hoping someone can help me. We have an EZ Ride 2 wheel recumbent. We don't ride it very much because at slow speeds it is very unstable. I rode it in 2004 in the New York 5 boro bike tour and kept having to stop and put my feet down when I slowed down and also had to walk up the bridges because I could not get enough speed to stay upright. Are there "training" wheels or stabilizers that they make for these bikes??? Thanks.
These might be the ticket
https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00...2744?n=3375251
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Old 03-27-06, 07:18 AM
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You might also consider getting a trike instead...
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