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Old 01-26-19, 12:45 PM
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Originally Posted by tcs View Post
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:

I thought the photo was offered as an example of what the diagram was trying to show, plus agreeing with Wildwood that the posture doesn't look for good riding into headwinds. It looks intended for short distance, casual riding.
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