Tag Archives: Streamliner

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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Velomobiles

Roll Over America “ROAM” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R2FylDRaYEI What is ROAM?  A 24 day tour of Velomobiles Rolling Over America from Portland OR to Washington DC. ROAM was a historical event that took place July/August of 2011. I was already interested in having a Velomobile – … Continue reading

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Streamliners vs Velomobiles

Single track Streamliners “Liners” are usually a fantasy for most recumbent riders. Why? – these bikes are all hand crafted custom builds for a specific rider with purpose. With exception of the very few – most “liners” are used for racing only. Example … 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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