how many recumbents in your village

Discussion in 'Beginners' started by blue trice, 1 Jun 2008.

  1. blue trice

    blue trice New Member

    n - norfolk
    I am in a village in norfolk, described by my london friends as
    " the back of beyond",
    and we have 3 recumbents riders in the village,
    all are 2 wheels front.
    Is there anybody who can beat three ?
  2. Welcome Blue trice to the mad house

    In mine there is 3.......... But in the next Village there is 25

    At work:biggrin:
  3. HelenD123

    HelenD123 Veteran

    I think you should be disqualified! None of us have a chance against your huge stash of bikes.
  4. Well In my village there is just 3, I dont think work counts:sad: given my job
  5. Wobbly John

    Wobbly John Veteran

    I think there's 4...

    ... and they're all in my garage.
  6. Disgruntled Goat

    Disgruntled Goat New Member

    It's all down to the inbreeding...
  7. theres lots of that in the cycling world
  8. ASC1951

    ASC1951 Guru

    I haven't seen any in Leeds this year. I think we sent them all to Norfolk.
  9. I've never seen any regularly in Monmouth, but occasionally we might get one going past my front door on the end to end.
  10. I've not seen any lately, the last I saw was on the Etape Caledonia ride and he was going a fair lick. I pass a woman with a child often in a trailer but sometimes the kid is on a thing a bit like a bent but attached to the front of the woman's bike.
  11. funnymummy

    funnymummy A Dizzy M.A.B.I.L

    I ride along the coastal cycle path & reguarly see one on the road below.
    And WOW it sure can shift!!
  12. byegad

    byegad Guru

    NE England
    Three in my village and I own them all!
  13. Sh4rkyBloke

    Sh4rkyBloke Jaffa Cake monster

    Manchester, UK
    I've never actually seen one around this area... in fact the only one I've ever seen was ridden by a Doctor who was attending the same IT course as me down at an RAF base (can't remember where it was). I had my place paid for by work and he paid for himself out of interest in the software.

    I'd never even heard of recumbents before seeing his bike.

    Didn't try it out (wasn't a cyclist myself then) but it looked like fun.
  14. Keith Oates

    Keith Oates Janner

    Penarth, Wales
    There are one or two getting in the shops in China at the moment but I've only come across a couple on the road!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  15. Maz

    Maz Legendary Member

    In my 'village' of Leicester I've only ever seen 1 recumbent on the roads.
    "Possibly the only 'bent in the village."
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