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

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 the riders shoulders for best results. Many riders do not prefer the inconvenience of getting into a … 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, … Continue reading

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