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Rans V-Rex

Old 05-25-20, 01:38 PM
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Originally Posted by BlazingPedals View Post
On adjusting the tilt stem: The tilt is really there to aid getting in and out, not to get the bars in your lap while riding. Your elbows should be in your ribs. It's pretty common for people to adjust the bars too close to their torso, which compromises turning ability. I try to put the bars as far away from me as I can before they start hitting my knees.
That's exactly the way I now have mine, it's perfect. Over the last few days of early AM riding, I am witnessing the power of the recumbent, I tucked my arms in, and head down, and had my first 30 MPH run going downhill. Watching those digital numbers climb like that on a bicycle is crazy. I also had a chance to converge on some upright riders in the park, in way better shape than me, overtake and gap them significantly. All this on a 21 year old machine. The V-Rex has been a great trainer, I'm contemplating a P-38.
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