Nothing like the freedom from air resistance
Human powered streamliners are the “fighter jets” of bicycles. They are much like flying light aircraft on the ground. Sensitive to cross winds – quiet and fast – it is an indescribable feeling setting up for a deep lean into a turn at 45 mph. Feeling the cushion of ground effects is surreal.
Varna Clone Shell with Zephyr lowracer chassis.
This is a solid handling Streamliner. Shell is made of “two layers of Carbon
Fiber/one layer of Kevlar”. Zephyr Chassis is steel frame with elastomer
rear suspension. Rear wheel is 700c – front wheel 406. Removable canopy makes
for convenient entry and egress. Front wheel doors makes this a maneuverable
liner for time trailing. Hinged Bombay doors for legs are present but have never been used.
52/70 shiftable tooth chain rings
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Streamliner is in black Primer