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Old 01-26-19, 12:13 PM
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Originally Posted by BobL View Post
...that model on her bike doesn't look like the picture. She's farther back on the bike. Her arms are more extended, less comfortable looking, and her legs are farther forward than the drawing. When you compare the seat tube on her bike vs. the drawing, it's clear that bike has the tube quite a bit farther back.
You do realize those are bikes from two different completely manufacturers with different visions & philosophies, right?

Anyway, a design that's been around since the early days of safety bicycles, something of a niche offering that never goes mainstream but never disappears. Short tour on crank forward bike. Danish 'sofacykel' of the 1930s:

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