Homebuilt 'bent #2: Katü

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Re: One of the sportier bents was built on dual 700c wheels

Postby Fenlason » Wed Apr 11, 2012 11:17 am

b1kebox wrote:700c SWB recumbents are indeed becoming very popular, though few use the 'stick' design (long straight tube) because of the high CG. I have two, a front wheel drive (AKA moving bottom bracket - MBB) Cruzbike Silvio
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and a Spanish Metabike Metaphyics
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The newly released Dutch Challenge Chamsin -700C was reviewed today on http://www.bentrideronline.com/


both look sweet.. how do you like the front drive bike? I have no experience with them. I do like the simplicity of the drive train, on it.
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Re: Homebuilt 'bent #2: Katü

Postby Mukilteo » Sat Apr 28, 2012 7:28 pm

This "Heavy as a cast iron boat anchor" gem, I slapped together in 1981.
It was fun but not practical.
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Homebuilt 'bent #2: Katü

Postby Greg M » Sat Apr 28, 2012 9:28 pm

Wow, that's a beast! The crazy things we do in our youth, eh?

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