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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Recumbent Bicycles Must Have A Step-through Design For Ease Of Use
The same goes for recumbent bicycles and HPVs (human powered vehicles), streamlined enclosed bicycles designed to reduce air resistance in the quest for higher speeds: in fact, the first recumbent design dates back to 1890, and both recumbents and HPVs were in use during the 1930s.
Bicycles with comfortable seats, sometimes called "lawn chair" or "easy chair" bikes are officially known as recumbent bicycles, although many familiar to them simply call them "bents.
The film takes a look at recumbent bicycles, those oddly laid-back versions of conventional bicycles, through a gathering of recumbent bike fans on Oregon's north coast.
With even more luck the event will expand to include recumbent bicycles and "longboard" skateboarding.
Last summer, Howard Gilbert, Harris Nusshaum, and Mike Lucas retraced the path of those pioneering American explorers by pedaling their way across the United States on recumbent bicycles.
A friend in Lancaster rekindled my interest in recumbent bicycles.
Obviously if you are planning on cycling the off-road sections a mountain bike would be advisable, but many people have cycled the route on touring bikes, tandems and even recumbent bicycles.
Ron Dickenson, whose hobby is making his own recumbent bicycles from other unwanted bikes, came to a mutual arrangement with Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council.