Confused by bicycle gears?

Confused by bicycle gears? Here’s how to get your head wrapped around them. The single most intimidating thing for people new to recumbent trikes is how to use the gears.  Most of us have never driven a standard car, let alone figured out why anyone would need 30 speeds on a trike.  Hopefully the following Read More…

What ever happened to Bike Touring?

In the 1970’s, touring bikes were cool.  Touring organization Adventure Cycling got its start in 1976 as Bikecentennial which organized a 4250 mile ride across the country on the Bicentennial of the USA.  Then came mountain bikes in 1981 with the introduction of the Stumpjumper by Specialized.  The straight bars and more upright seating position Read More…

Big Boy Trikes

Here at the Bicycle Man we see plenty of folks who start out by saying, “I’ve been researching recumbents for three years on the Internet and have decided I need this one”. After asking them some questions we often head in a different direction. While a Catrike 700 or an Ice Vortex might seem to Read More…

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