Easy Racer Tour Easy Recumbent Bike

The Tour Easy is a chromoly version of the Gold Rush Replica with less expensive components. Like the GRR it is an LWB OSS bike with low pedals and fairly low seat. Tour Easys have been crossing the country for decades. Some riders say it is the best touring recumbent available, next to the Gold Rush. The ride characteristics are quite similar to the GRR. Read More…

Hase Tagun Recumbent Bike

If you want a Long-Wheel-Base (LWB) recumbent with Under-Seat-Steering (USS) and rear suspension the Hase Tagun is about your only choice. The rear suspension does a good job of soaking up bumps but it also adds a 5 to 7 LB weight penalty over other LWB USS bikes. Read More…

HP Velotechnik Grasshopper Recumbent Bike

The HP Velo Grasshopper recumbent bike is very similar to a Streetmachine GTe with dual 20″ wheels. The Grasshopper fits petite riders better than the Streetmachine but I’m 6’3″ and can ride one, especially the folding Grasshopper FX model. Both have similar aluminum mono tube frames and dual suspension like the Streetmachine GTe. They ride similarly. Read More…

HP Velotechnik Spirit Recumbent Bike

The HP Velotechnik Spirit is a great first recumbent. Like most CLWB OSS bikes it is easy to get used to and great for around town riding. Its upright seating and stable handling make it good in traffic. The rear suspension makes the potholes on your commute less harsh. Read More…

HP Velotechnik Street Machine Recumbent Bike

The Street Machine GTe is a versatile bike from HP Velotechnik. It has a rugged aluminum frame and your choice of their glass/carbon fiber “body glove” or mesh “Ergomesh” seats. The Gte is higher than their Speed Machine, giving up some speed to see and be seen better. Read More…

Lightning Phantom Recumbent Bike

The Phantom is a real performance bike at a pretty affordable price. It combines the overall geometry and seat of the P-38 with Chromoly mono-tube construction. The Phantom’s TIG welds are unusual on a steel bike but on thin wall tubing, they offer lower metal fatigue, a slight advantage. It is a fast bike that’s versatile, lightweight, comfortable and still affordable. Read More…

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