Tag Archives: aerodynamics

faired or un-faired

         The human body and the up-right bicycle are both aerodynamic disasters. Yes – for this up-right rider – this is improvement – but there are better ways. I have come to realized there are two camps regarding the recumbent bicycle. Even … Continue reading

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Tail Frame and Body Sock FAQ

What are tail frames? Answer: A tail frame is a skeletal tubular structure covered by cloth to shape an aerodynamic form much like a cloth covered aircraft wing. The tail frame purpose is to minimize turbulent air that forms behind … Continue reading

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Tail Frame – Tail box

Purpose’s of Tail Frames/Tail Box is for assisting the displaced air mass back to itself reducing power robbing turbulence. Notice the riders shoulder snug inside the composite Tail Box If possible, the tail box should be positioned close to the rear/outside portion of … Continue reading

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Lonnie Morse – Aero Wing components

Aero Wing components take the aerodynamics of recumbent riding to the next level of performance. Though body position is enough for many riders – more and more riders are taking the next step with the aid of fairings – front, rear or … Continue reading

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