Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Tuesday, June 14, 2011

New Recumbent Trike Book














This new book is available at Amazon or iUniverse (eBook).

Affordable Bents In Italy



























"EcoBent is an Italian manufacturer of low-cost recumbent bikes, featuring a superior design and a very attractive price. Thinks to our unique approach to bike design we're the only vendor" - EcoBent website


Monday, June 6, 2011

Bamboo Tricycle A Contender For Aussie Best Design

















Is this the future of green transport? From the Herald Sun in Australia.
I've been intrigued by bamboo bikes. More Bam Bents. I'd like to take the class at the Bamboo Bike Studio.

Thursday, June 2, 2011

Arcata Kinetic Grand Championship




















Check out the photos and links from Readymade. Learn how to build a racer here.

Wednesday, June 1, 2011

Recumbent Pedicabs


























I've become fascinated by pedicabs recently while consulting with a company that wants to bring them to our town. While they are leaning towards standard cabs, I am intrigued by the Lightfoot because I currently ride a Lightfoot Ranger recumbent.






















Organic Engines has built front wheel drive style pedicabs.










These modern VeloTaxi cabs are probably the ticket for most applications, though the modern style is not really suited to our town.






















The more typical type of pedicab is the Tipke / Premier style. I first rode one of these back at Expo '74 in Spokane, WA. Main Street is another popular builder.