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Sep 26, 2017 Faille Corvelle link
Sep 26, 2017 Dilan Rona link
Thanks, Faille.

Now that looks like a great recumbent bike. Found this as well,
Sep 26, 2017 greenwall link
why does faille's picture made me chuckle?
Sep 27, 2017 Faille Corvelle link
'Cos it looks like a penis on wheels? It looked even more phallic when the canopy was also red. I was forced to repaint it for my own sanity...

That said, it is a sweet ride. I even had it fitted with a sound system and GPS for a while (PC speakers plugged into an iPhone, mounted on the "dash" showing google maps). The only thing it really needs is suspension. Without the ability to stand up and take the bumps with your knees, a road that is moderately bumpy for an upright bike is VERY bumpy in this. If I make a MkII, it will be fully suspended for this reason.
Sep 27, 2017 Pizzasgood link
Actually, the first thing that came to mind when I saw this was a shoe. It's like a giant pedal-powered roller skate.
Sep 27, 2017 Dr. Lecter link
That'd be a pretty short phallus - first thing I thought to ask whether you had women routinely asking you if they could flick the bean.
Sep 27, 2017 .Scorpio. link
Haha thats awesome!
Sep 28, 2017 Faille Corvelle link
Rin, the first version of the shell looked even more like a shoe. A loafer, to be precise. Rather than the lobster-shell curve at the front, it had a flatter top and the sides folded down around the front. I'll see if I have any pics, but don't hold your breath waiting for them, they'll be on an external HDD someplace, most likely, if they exist at all.

Lector, mostly, all I got asked was "What'd that cost?" or "What kinda motor does it have?". The first was answered "About $200 in new parts, and a few old bikes from the tip". The second was answered with simply "me". Mostly, I just got surprised or confused looks. Surprised looks from motorists, and confused looks from other cyclists on expensive road bikes as I zoomed past them.
Oct 01, 2017 clankplusm link
Can you strap a large speaker to the top and bike down the street with speaker at max volume while playing this?:
Oct 11, 2017 Faille Corvelle link

The above was "orkified" from one of these: