Riding a recumbent trike will make you irresistibly cool!

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Being cool is possessing knowledge of one’s self, being comfortable with that knowledge, and confident about who you are.  Looking cool hinges on self awareness and self confidence. It’s personal People buy and #ride adult #trikes for a myriad of reasons.  An individual’s decision to ride a #recumbent trike should be for their own reasons. Your knowledge of self makes you best aware of your physical abilities and riding needs.  After all, it’s your butt in the seat and your physical exertion required to propel the #trike.   I have read a lot of generalizations when it comes to recumbent trikes.  To me this can be  misleading as there are different styles of trikes. Generalizations would not be appropriate for upright bikes.  We know that there are road bikes, mountain bikes, BMX bikes, or cruiser bikes to name a few.  What may be true of one style may not be true of another. Trikes comes in styles such as #tadpole,…


Surprisingly, it is Actually Going to Happen!!

It's Actually Going To Happen!!

He said yes!! He actually agreed to come to the bike shop with me. I had expected, and planned, to ride and exercise solo. We all need exercise I guess I should thank his elevated A1c reading, but I will take what I can get. This #trike is likely my last hope for riding a bike of any kind. My balance is shot, thanks to MS. So, two-wheeled bikes are out, especially after the spill I took in the parking lot of my apartment complex, everyone knows landing on pavement hurts! That was over 10 years ago in 2003. Since then my main form of exercise was water aerobics, which also helped with staying cool while exercising, but my job situation changed and now the water aerobics is no longer an option. Back to square one. I NEED to find a way to exercise. I NEED to keep my body as healthy as possible and my flexibility as good as…


Recumbent Trike Tips For Inaugural Rides and Rookie Riders

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My wife and I ride delta recumbent trikes, hence the name, “delta-duo.”  Riding is something that we do together and we have been fortunate enough to find a few riding buddies who help make it even more fun.   Making a list I have compiled the following list of basic #recumbent trike #tips.  These are very basic tips and are best suited for people just getting started in riding an #adult tricycle.  I hope that these #trike tips will help the new rider get more enjoyment from their rides.  All of my experience is based on the delta style adult tricycle and for that reason I will limit my tips to that style.   The other trike types have tips and recommendations that are specific to them.   I will put a link to some resources that are very helpful and include tips for various trike styles. Recumbent trike tips – biased towards delta style RELAX  I think one of the…


Doing a 180 on a Recumbent Trike

Results are based on choices

I was traveling full steam ahead on a path of habits that had good #health in my rear view.  I wasn’t using my mirrors.  Could I turn my direction and head the other way on a #recumbent trike? Pedaling in the wrong direction. What is it that motivates us to move in a new direction?  With all the momentum in a certain direction, what is it that will expedite a change of course?  Each individual will have a different answer.  While there are basic needs that we all share and some overlap in our likes and interests, much of our life’s course is navigated by our personal choices. Leaving the doctor’s office, I felt good about the way I had been living in regards to my health.  I had been doing weekly meal planning, cooking at home, and packing my lunch.  These were all positive steps in the right direction.  I felt confident that this would be reflected in my blood…