Pictures of your recumbent

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NUKe
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Re: Pictures of your recumbent

Postby NUKe » 19 Jul 2019, 3:09pm

Looks Good ONETAL
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paul_n
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Re: Pictures of your recumbent

Postby paul_n » 31 Jul 2019, 9:24pm

Hi all

I have built a couple Python trike’s , this is the Mk1.

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Been riding it for about 1000 miles a year for 6 years now.

It has been to Holland 3 times towing a trailer with camping gear.

I was to build a Mk2 however so far I have only got the rear half finished , so coupled to the Mk1 front gives the Mk1.5 ?

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This has been to Holland once so far and the rear is now big enough for the camping gear so no trailer whoo !

I also ride this 2 wheeler :-

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A Oke-Ja with the markings removed for some reason ?

all the best Paul

swscotland bentrider
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Re: Pictures of your recumbent

Postby swscotland bentrider » 17 Sep 2019, 5:03pm

Surprised there weren't more Fuego's on here. Heres my latest, my third! And some (only some, mind!) of the other recumbents that I've owned.
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neil earley
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Re: Pictures of your recumbent

Postby neil earley » 18 Sep 2019, 12:42am

Nice colour on fuego ,so which bars do you prefer

Trikeyohreilly
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Re: Pictures of your recumbent

Postby Trikeyohreilly » 18 Sep 2019, 1:27pm

My old, but good ICE T/HD mongrel. Whatever I throw at her she just says "and! what next? Get going"
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Campag
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Re: Pictures of your recumbent

Postby Campag » 18 Sep 2019, 2:39pm

My first recumbent was a second hand Kingcycle, about 3 years ago. Since then a couple of quite rare vintage recumbents, made by Aerobikes (a small scale builder in Edinburgh). And most recently a new bike, using a Velomotion framekit from Poland and built up with various components either already in the spares box, or bought new.

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UpWrong
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Re: Pictures of your recumbent

Postby UpWrong » 24 Sep 2019, 10:06pm

My RANS Stratus XP with Windwrap WERX fairing and 20" front wheel fitted to the 26" fork.The fairing improves the aerodynamics and keeps the rain and wind off. The power side of the chain runs straight from ring to sprocket, the bottom bracket is well braced and the rear end has lateral stiffness with a degree of vertical compliance. It's a most excellent design but no longer made.
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firedfromthecircus
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Re: Pictures of your recumbent

Postby firedfromthecircus » 25 Sep 2019, 2:41pm

Gotta love a LWB!

Why did you change to the 20" front wheel?

When you said they no longer make them I had to take a look at the Rans site to see what they do still make and I see two Stratus models still listed, the XP and the LE. Are they set for the chop?

UpWrong
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Re: Pictures of your recumbent

Postby UpWrong » 26 Sep 2019, 10:18pm

firedfromthecircus wrote:Gotta love a LWB!

Why did you change to the 20" front wheel?

When you said they no longer make them I had to take a look at the Rans site to see what they do still make and I see two Stratus models still listed, the XP and the LE. Are they set for the chop?


Having the 20" wheel reduces trail and greatly reduces the previously excessive fork-flop. The bike is more manageable and I haven't noticed a downside.

RANS is under new ownership and not commissioning the Taiwan production builds anymore. Looks like they only have the XL size Stratus XP in stock, but still have LE models in stock. I think all production is now small numbers in-house: crank-forwards, tandems and the new LWB Phoenix with a 20"/700c version in development.