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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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.
The company has an exercise room and requires employees to be trained before using the equipment (lateral cross trainer, recumbent bicycle, treadmill and universal weight machine).
Air Force veteran and DAV life member David Lowe participated in the Cincinnati DAV 5K for a second time on a recumbent bicycle.
The Human Power Team from Delft Technical University and the Free University of Amsterdam plan to exceed the current record of 133 km/h with their VeloX3 recumbent bicycle, which features an ultra-light coating developed by the company's Sikkens brand.
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.
He recently rode his recumbent bicycle in the Ride to Recovery, the six-day, 450-mile trek from New Orleans to Tallahassee, Fla.
6) Tom Callahan of West Groton works out on a recumbent bicycle at Orchard Hills Athletic Club in Lancaster.
They found a design with rear-wheel steering that can be ridden and is self-stable," says David Gordon Wilson, a retired MIT professor who designed the modern recumbent bicycle in the early 1970s.
Paraplegic former Pilot Officer Dr David Abrutut during an epic ride of 3,369 miles in 76 days around the UK coastline to publicise the need for blood donors, experienced similar behaviour while riding a hand-propelled recumbent bicycle.
That's why a recumbent bicycle, with a fairing, can get up to such high speeds.
Price, a teacher at Challenger Middle School, made the 2,100-mile trip using a recumbent bicycle - in which the rider sits down and the pedals are out in front - with his wife accompanying him in a truck pulling a fifth- wheel travel trailer.