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This page shows existing new bikes (those not currently on commission, if any), and whatever used manufacturer's bikes I've collected lately.
On Feb. 27, there are 6 of my finished new bikes, two used Mach 2's, and 3 used bikes from other makers in the Showroom.  
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(Mach 3!!)


This last bike is in Bitburg, Germany - it is not IN the showroom!
I know, I know, there are 3 different yellow bikes in the showroom right now!   Let's call the used yellow Mach 2 the German bike, the earlier yellow one the 'long' bike, and the other one the Mach 3.



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Pending for the showroom...

There is one more black bike to assemble, a Mach 2.  A green Mach 2 awaits components.  And room.

This repaired Tour Easy needs testing before I can consider offering it in the showroom.   Need good weather!


YOU CAN ALWAYS MAKE AN OFFER!  I might not accept it (then again I might), but I won't be offended.

Please go to the Parts FOR SALE page to check Recycled Recumbent pricing for specific parts and pieces you may want to order, or to make up your frame 'kit' for your own assembly.

                        May 21, 2012.    Bike frames and 'kits' will be made to order moving forward.    I make up 'front ends' from incoming donor bikes.    These await your specification so I can build them to length for you and with your specific component set in mind.  Write or call, and we can set it up!

Blue Mach 2 - this new bike offered in the showroom at $600

A new bike assembled on Jan. 18, 2014.    This full sized Mach 2 has the extras - V-brakes, a diagonal brace.    Meant for riders up to about 6'-2" in height.    

Seat height      20.5"
Crank height   12.5"
Frame length    39"
Wheelbase       74"

This is one of three bikes I MEANT to have ready for Christmas, but commissions kept these assemblies waiting.    A very nice bike, again, please ask if you want all the specific components.   This bike has 3x7 gearing, operated by twist grip shifters.   The rear is a 700C alloy wheel, the front my standard 20" alloy wheel, both wheels are quick release hubs. Brakes are the upgraded V-brakes.   The bike has a kickstand, and the chain is, as usual, one length sized for this bike and closed with a single quick link.


Yellow Mach 2 (the 'long' bike)  This one has all the fixings!   For sale at $700

Seat height     - 21"
Crank height   - 12.5"
Frame length   - 40"
Wheelbase      - 71"
For riders Appx. 6'-2" and under.  

Features.   I built this one like it was a spare for me.   A slightly longer frame than I need at 6' tall with a 45" X-seam, this bike has the diagonal brace, it has new V-brakes and levers, a new 7 speed freewheel, chain, and front derailleur (Suntour).   3x7 gearing with new twist grip shifters.   New tires front and rear are Kenda Kwest 100 psi tires.  Alloy black rims/wheels are new, front has quick release, rear is a bolt on wheel.    This frame is from quite sturdy mountain bike donor frames.  Suitable for a heavy rider, though we might want a sturdier back wheel above the 200 lb. mark.

All the usual bits - kickstand, jockey wheel idler, new seat, new cabling and housings throughout.  Plus it's my favorite color.... come get the 'authentic' yellowbike experience!

New Green Mach 2 - an upgraded bike with a 'recycling' theme - showroom price $700

Seat height        21.5"
Crank height      13"
Frame length      38"
Wheelbase          70"

 A very bright green color is the highlight of this bike, with a few upgraded components.   It is sized for people about 6'-0" tall and under.

Features - 
-  26 x 20 alloy wheels, the front is a new wheel built by hand here.   New tires, 1 1/2" Kenda Kwest 100 psi front and rear.
-  New alloy FSA crankset, 52-42-30 rings.
-  New 3x7 Microshift twist grip shifters.
-  Custom sweep handlebar.
-  V-brakes front and rear.   
- as always, new cabling and housing, new once piece chain, new seat, kickstand (not new, but I cleaned it up)..
If you prefer, you can have a black seat on this bike instead of the green one.   Let me know.

MACH 3!    I don't make these often except on commission.   I built this one for me - you have to test the idea once in a while to prove it's validity.   Yep, great bike.     
Showroom price for this bike is $900.

This is the complete Mach 3, with a new seat, dual 26" wheels, the Rans modified handlebar, V-brakes, etc.    It is sized for me - what you see is set up for my 45" X-seam and 6'-0" height.   Let's check you x-seam, see if you can fit this bike!

Seat Height -     22"
Crank Height  - 16"
Frame Length  -  40" (equivalent)
Wheelbase  -      74"

- dual 26" wheels, alloy rims.   This was a matching pair from a donor MTB.   New Kenda Kwest 100 psi 1 1/2" road tires.
- 7 speed cassette gearing
- New FSA alloy 3 speed crankset.
- New twist grip shifters.
- V-brakes front and rear.
- Terracycle idler, bottle cage, kickstand added.  
- Ran Chopper Bar modified by Recycled Recumbents. 
- Bike comes with standard pedals (not my pictured Bebops)
- as always, new cables and housings, new seat.
**** option, enhance this bike with a 9 speed geartrain for only $200 more.   

The first of 2015 - a black Mach 2.    Finished Jan. 20.    For sale at $725.

A stretched out long bike for the taller rider.   As it sits right now this bike is set for someone about 6'-3, 6'-4" tall - about a 47" X-seam.   Built out with choice components.

Crank Height       - 13"
Seat Height          - 22"
Frame Length      - 40"
Wheelbase           - 73"

- 27" x 20" alloy wheels - both wheels built by RR by hand.   1 1/2" Kenda Kwest new tire on front.   1 1/8" high pressure road tire on rear.
- both hubs are quick release.
- 7 speed freewheel, 3 ring alloy crankset for 21 speed gearing.
- Tektro levers and V-brakes.
- New 3x7 twist grip shifters.
- Deore LX rear derailleur, Suntour front derailleur.
- The usual standard - new cables and housings, new seat, new single length chain.   Bike has a kickstand, RR jockey wheel idler.

Red Mach 2 - just finished Jan. 20    Showroom price $725.

This bike is a little shorter than the black one above.  Made for someone in the 5'-10" height range and under.   This one as well has all the significant upgrades from the base bike.   Sorry I didn't have it ready for Christmas!   

Crank Height       - 12"
Seat Height          - 21"
Frame Length      - 36"
Wheelbase           - 68"

- 26 x 20 alloy wheels - both are built up by hand here.   New Kenda Kwest high pressure 1 1/2" road tires front and rear.
- new 7 speed cassette.  Crank is 3 ring alloy crankset with Biopace chainrings.   21 speed gearing.
- Exage rear derailleur, Suntour front derailleur.
- V-brakes with Dia Compe levers.
- 3x7 twist grip shifters.   
- TerraCycle chain tube idler.
- The standard features - single length chain, new cables, housings.  Bike has a kickstand.

Thanks for looking at my bikes!


USED BIKES - Manufactured bikes - 





European Mach 2!   This yellow Mach 2 resides in Bitburg, Germany.  I cannot get to it to ship it, so it is offered for sale at $700 for local pick up only.


This is my daughter, Kerri's bike.    She rode it with me on one extended trip in 2011, then she took it to Germany with her to live and work there.   Kerri finds she doesn't use the bike, so we are offering for some lucky soul to use on all those great German bike paths.

This Mach 2 has a 34" frame, that means it is sized for people about 5'-8" tall and under.   It can be adjusted up to an x-seam of 43", but it is most comfortable at 40" and below.   Seat height is 21", the cranks a are at 12.5" above the ground.   
This bike has two alloy bolt on wheels, the rear is 700c with a 28c Continental Gatorskin tire.   The front is a 20" wheel with a Schwalbe Durano tire.    Gearing is 3x7 with twist grip shifters, brakes are V- brakes.   

I can't call this bike new, but it is almost new.   Kerri did the one 150 mile charity ride on it and very little else.   It was packed and transported to Germany with her household goods, and shows a few nicks from that experience.   I reassembled it just this week on a visit, and Kerri agrees we should find a new home for it.    If you are close enough to arrange a pick up of this unique and tested bike, drop me an email, let's make it yours.

Note - after riding this bike, I see it needs a 5 Euro trip to a bike shop - before anyone rides it again, we need to tighten the crank bolt on the right side.  
Note - if this bike is still unsold by June, 2015, it will come back to the USA and this showroom.   Cheers! 

The Bike E.   The silver one offered at $550.   

Bike E has a sentimental sweet spot in my heart.   It was the first recumbent I ever tried, back in about 2001 in the Spring.   There MIGHT be something to this recumbent thing, I thought.   The Bike E was and is the everyman bike.   Easy to use, easy to ride, easy to adjust for different riders - a great casual first time, go to the park, go to the store recumbent.   These one is a higher end version of the Bike E with some great features.   It was very well kept by Neil, the bike is very clean and ready to ride.   I have the original documentation and manual for the bike, and a pump comes with it for the air shock..

Wheels, like all Bike E's, are 20" on the rear, 16" on the front.  Twist grip controls.   Everything is tuned and in great shape.   

If you want to get 'bent, it just doesn't get any simpler than this!

The silver Bike E is something very special.   This bike is 'loaded'.   The silver bike features Bike E's best ever gear train - a 9 speed rear cassette, and then a three speed mid-drive to give you 27 gear combinations for a broad range of riding conditions.   This bike has very nice V-brakes front and rear, and the frame has mounts for disc brakes if you are so inclined (it does not have discs on it now).  The silver bike has an angled, top-loading stem, which means that it has improved handling compared to a standard Bike E.    And the silver bike is immaculate - Neil did a great job tending this bike, it is virtually unmarked and close to showroom new condition.   Good tires on it too.    Yes, it has an air shock in good condition, as well as the sweet seat, also unmarked in any way.   This bike has a Mirracle bar end bike mirror, and a kickstand.  

Burley Canto - new in the showroom on Oct. 13, offered at $800

This may be the bargain of the October, 2014 lot.   This is a really nice, unique LWB recumbent bike.   The Canto has a separate, overhand handlebar linked with a bellcrank arm to the front fork.   This gives the rider a steering system that feels like his old upright bike, quick, responsive, and without the long tiller arm most riders of long recumbents are used to.   It is a unique handling system.   And it is coupled to a great, well built bike.   Burley is no longer making recumbents, but they are/were known for making quality bikes.   The Canto has 3x8 gearing, with some very nice components - Shimano Deore XT rear derailleur, Ultegra front derailleur, Shimano trigger shifters.   This bike has disk brakes as well, and stops on a dime if you need it to.   Wheels are 26" rear, 20" front.   The tires are Kenda Kwest 1 1/2" high pressure tires - I put a new on on the rear, the front one looks all but new.   Ah, the seat has one tear down on the left corner - I don't think this is a critical issue, but you should know it's there.   Unique woven seat back, very nice.  

Measurements - seat height - 24".   Crank height - 22".   Wheelbase - 62"

This bike has fenders front and rear, an air pump (I took it off the steering mast, it was in the way), a bottle cage, and a kickstand.  

Unless you reserve it, this is the next bike I get to take out on a long test ride - I am excited about that! 
RANS Velocity Cubed (V3) - Recycled Recumbents built onto a new surplus RANS V3 Frame. 
                                                   Sale pending with Andy
I bought this RANS V3 frame in the summer of 2013, at the time I was told it was the last steel V3 frame in their surplus stock.  I've been acquiring parts for it ever since, and finally, just this month I've built the bike out and taken it for a ride.    A very sweet ride too.   A great, stiff (spring stiff) steel frame, very responsive and attentive to the road and the pedaling it takes to GO!    

Original RANS gear for this frame includes (in addition to the green-gray powdercoated new frame) a RANS 20" fork and the RANS idler for the chain.   Everything else is supplied by Recycled Recumbents, including:
-  26x20 alloy wheels with new Kenda Kwest 100 psi road tires.  The front wheel is hand built here.  The rear wheel is re-built by hand here.
-  New FSA alloy crankset, 52-42-30 rings.
-  7 speed cassette gearing, new chain
-  Gripshift 3x7 shifters.
-  V-brakes front and rear.
-  Adapted, new Recycled Recumbents sling seat.
-  adapted Greenlee kickstand (length extended for this bike).
- as always, new cables and housings.
- center mast handlebar.   
- new 1 1.8" threadless headset.
- the frame and fork have mounts for disc brakes - a possible future upgrade.

Statistics (compare with my bikes, for example):
Seat height -     23"
Crank Height - 22.5"
Wheelbase-      65"
The frame fits a wide range of riders - as pictured it is set for me at 6'0" tall with a 45" X-seam, there is lots of forward and rear adjustment.


Infinity - this remade gem offered for $525.

The Infinity is an aluminum framed, underseat steering LWB bike.  They were made in the 80's by an engineering firm in Indiana and gained a well deserved reputation as a fine, lightweight, sturdy recumbent.   It features a unique cable-connected steering mechanism to turn via the remote handlebar.   And for all it's simple design, this USS back-swept handlebar is one of the most comfortable of it's kind I've experienced.   
This bike was refurbished at the local Dream Bikes shop, fitted with a new rear wheel, 3x7 gearing featuring twist shifters, and generally tuned up well before I saw it.   I've checked it out now and modified the chain line, adding a guide tube for the return chain (mostly to keep it from flopping around).   The bike runs sweet and easy now.    There is some cosmetic wear in a frame this age, but all is intact and ready to go.   The seat is original, but the seat cover shows very little wear.

Features that deep Vee rear wheel (26"), dual side pull caliper brakes (pads look new), kickstand, 3x7 gearing with twist grip shifters.  

The Infinity is a classic, a bike to be proud of and ride with joy.   

Recycled Recumbent eagerly looks for old, unloved recumbents to revive and find homes for.   If you hear of anything, let me know! ***

Thanks for looking at the current crop.    Let me know if something here merits a home with you!

FOR ANY BIKE or Frame -
Shipping Con. US only – you pay the costs plus about $5 in packing tape.   (It takes about 2 hours to pack a bike and I don't charge you for that!)   Using Fedex Ground I find costs range from around $55 to near $100, pending your distance from Milwaukee .     Assembly is required at your end – I send you instructions and pictures.   Save us both the hassle and come visit – and we get to fit the bike to you if you come to the toy shoppe!    I will drive an hour from Milwaukee for delivery (THAT is getting expensive now!!).
Please write with your comments or questions.    That is as much fun for me as a sale!   Ride safe, ride often!

Contact A.D. Carson, adcarson@recycledrecumbent.com   or call 414-616-0307