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Get Physical: Quadribent Side-by-Side Recumbent Bike

When I have to get somewhere on my bike, I love traveling solo. When I'm going for a long, scenic bike ride for exercise, I must have someone with me, for conversation, and for safety.

If you love the ease and comfort of riding a recumbent bike, you've got to check out this 2-person quadribent side-by-side recumbent bike. Talk about riding together. This tandem recumbent bike is so much better than the kinds that are one right in back of the other. With this quadribent, you can sit right next to your friend, pedal away while being able to have a conversation and seeing each other.

The 4-wheeled design makes this super stable and the recumbent position allows your head to be up, to eliminate neck, shoulder and lower back pain. Co-Captain steering allows either rider to pilot the vehicle and the dual-drive allows people with different physical abilities to ride together with either rider generating from 0 to 100% of the power. This way you can pedal together, or take turns if one of you gets tired. If you are riding with your child, you can do all the work.

You can either buy this quadribent from ($1,949) or if you already own 2 separate recumbent bikes, you can buy a conversion kit ($649) to attach them. If you don't want to spend that much moolah, you might be able to rent one from your local bike shop, or buy a used one. Either way, this bike is a whole lot of fun.

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jadoremondieu jadoremondieu 9 years
*lol* but whoa...that's a massive price tag. it does look pretty great though. but it does seem very wide? I mean, most bike trails i know are quite narrow and sometimes windy. it doesn't even look like it would fit on the pavement, never mind a bike trail. (am i missing the point?!)
beingtazim beingtazim 9 years
i like that you can buy a conversion kit but still -600$+ is a bit expensive!
pinkkiwii84 pinkkiwii84 9 years
That is an expensive bike, or set of bikes, however you want to look at it. This is so much better than staring at someone's back the whole ride.
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