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What is a recumbent trike?

by Tryx Recumbent trikes Recumbent trikes (not to be confused with upright “adult trikes”, or “Granny trikes”) are pedal powered tricycles designed with comfortable seats that allow the rider to sit in a reclined position for better aerodynamics and all-day riding if desired.  Because of their added bulk and weight, trikes are a little slower than their two-wheeled… Continue reading What is a recumbent trike?

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Life on three wheels

by Neil Smith, Wheels for WellbeingLike most people, I learned to cycle as a child. I think my first bike (at age 6) had ‘Gunfighter’ printed on it, and I remember my older brother telling me that it was the fastest bike in the world (Gunfighter – Westerns), which I believed and told everybody (so… Continue reading Life on three wheels

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The 5 best American made recumbent trikes for 2018

Looking for a good recumbent trike, this article will help you make your decision. Electric Spokes 2018 Looking out at the bike trails and pathways, it's becoming more common to see recumbent trikes than ever before. That's because there is a growing legion of new riders that have finally discovered the unique benefits of riding… Continue reading The 5 best American made recumbent trikes for 2018

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Update on Overcoming Doubt and Fear

Update, on @Stumble_foottriker and @Oregonswede and their cross country adventure. They were able to get 39 mountainous miles in, on day 1. Finishing the day around 5pm. Tomorrow a few more mountain miles then a very speedy down hill run into the desert. Now they'll be pedaling across, nearly flat land with few hills for… Continue reading Update on Overcoming Doubt and Fear

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Dockless Bikes – safe or will someone get hurt?

The new fad that’s taken over some cities is the “Dockless Bike.” Are they a good idea or a bad idea? Only time will really tell. At first glance you’d think wow, I can just pick up a bike anywhere and ride it for a bargain price and then leave it anywhere. That’s a pretty… Continue reading Dockless Bikes – safe or will someone get hurt?

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Even middle-aged couch potatoes can help their heart with exercise

Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health) - Sedentary middle-aged adults who start intense exercise training may be able to prevent or reduce cardiac stiffness that can lead to heart failure, a small experiment suggests. For the experiment, researchers randomly assigned 61 sedentary adults who were 54 years old, on average, to join a two-year exercise program or… Continue reading Even middle-aged couch potatoes can help their heart with exercise