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Old 02-15-20, 07:35 AM
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cat0020
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I have been riding recumbents since 2006, I have been commuting with bicycles in NYC metro since 2014.
IMO, recumbents are not well suited for commuting that involve bumper-to-bumper traffic pattern.
I ride a 20” wheel folding bike with wider tires to withstand potholes & metal planks, small and compact size to make myself a smaller target for motor vehicles.
sustained Speed is not a priority but maneuverability and quick acceleration are important to get yourself out of harms way in a hurry.
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