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Old 10-25-08, 09:54 PM   #1
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i now have a tig welder and would like to build a long wheelbase recumbent does any one have any plans they would be willing to share or know any good websites to check out. thanks terry
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Old 10-25-08, 11:35 PM   #2
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Hello ak slowpoke,

Go have a look at and also the Bentech site. Not to forget the recycledrecumbent site.

Probably lots more to be found with Google.

I've built 5 LWB's from the recycled recumbent site plans. They have all been great and their owners love them.

I've built 2 Bentech SWB and they ride well. I've not tried the LWB but think it would be a great bike.

The atomiczombie site has lots of bikes. There is a great helpful bunch on the forum. I've just completed a DeltaWolf trike from there. Couldn't be happier with it. The LWB's on the site look great. My next effort is going to be the AZ Maurauder LWB lowracer. Go have a look at the site. Chances are you'll find something to build there.


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Old 10-29-08, 05:24 PM   #3
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Here's a list of DIY recumbents you might want to look at.
The last one is for 2x4 recumbents. I decided to make that LWB because I had access to a tablesaw but not to a welder.
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