recumbent bicycle


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recumbent bicycle

n.
A bicycle having a low seat with a back and having pedals in front of the rider so that the rider leans back while riding.

recumbent bicycle

n
(Automotive Engineering) a type of bicycle that is ridden in a reclining position
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Ghoul was awarded a medal after arriving on a recumbent bicycle.
A recumbent bicycle is lower to the ground and geared toward riders who may have issues such as neck and shoulder pain using a traditional bike, Karlson says.
Mike is now in full training for the tournament and said that his involvement in wheelchair rugby and road cycling, where he uses a recumbent bicycle, has not only helped him to overcome the physical injuries he suffered in the bomb attack, but also post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
They designed and built their recumbent bicycle ARION1 from scratch with one goal: to capture the world record.
Arm exercise with a hand crank, chair exercises, water walking/aerobics or equipment such as a recumbent bicycle or NuStep device can be substituted for walking.
She explained that the recumbent bicycle made her arthritic knees hurt, so she stopped--doing anything.
The University of Liverpool Velocipede (ULV) team, affiliate members of the IMechE, designed and built their recumbent bicycle, ARION1 (pictured right), from scratch.
COTTAGE GROVE - A man on a recumbent bicycle was taken to the hospital with serious injuries following an accident this afternoon at 10th and Main streets in which he collided with a vehicle, South Lane County Fire & Rescue officials said.
Air Force veteran and DAV life member David Lowe participated in the Cincinnati DAV 5K for a second time on a recumbent bicycle. He participates not only to honor his fellow veterans, but also to help himself along on his road to recovery.
Instead, consider a recumbent bicycle, which may allow you to exercise more comfortably.
Cycle Ergometer with Vibration Isolation and Stabilization System (CEVIS), essentially a recumbent bicycle, provides aerobic exercise and is intended as a countermeasure for the harmful physiological effects of exposure to microgravity that are anticipated during stays on the ISS.
If you would rather see Copenhagen from the seat of a fold-away or recumbent bicycle, you can rent them from the Bicycle Innovation Lab about a mile north of the Crowne Plaza.