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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 June 17 -  there are 4 RR bikes and  4 used bikes in the Showroom. 

          .  and used - 

 Here, but awaiting assembly I have 2 more Mach 2 frames.  One orange, one yellow.   I've a Mach 3, red, for a shorter rider that I'll assemble some day.   Talk to me if interested in a kit, we'll see if one of these is your size - for either of us to build out.


I have, new from the factory, I think the last Rans Stratus 700 frames in existence, never been built out.   I'll get to it when I can. 
So you know, the Stratus XP I have is on hold here for a while, it is a VERY seductive bike.   :-) 

Scroll down for detailed descriptions and pictures on this page.

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!   See pricing on the Parts FOR SALE page.

Dark Orange Mach 2 - assembled May 19                                               Price - $750

Dark orange - not quite Halloween bright, a slightly 'burnt' orange, unique to my local paint shop.  This is the standard for Mach 2 - V-brakes, diagonal brace, 3x7 gearing.    26" rear wheel, 20" front wheel is new, built by RR.   New Kenda Quest high pressure 1.5" tires.   New twist grip shifters.  This bike has a mustache handlebar on a standard RR riser.


Crank height    12.5"
Seat height       21.5"
Frame length    37.5"
Wheel base       67"

The best of Recycled Recumbent.    Yours for a modest price.    This bike sized for riders up to about 5'-11" tall, can be adjusted for smaller riders.

Blue Mach 2  - this and the orange bike are very similar  Offered at $725

A house standard Mach 2, with new V-brakes, 26x20 wheels, and a standard steering mast kit. Set as pictured for me, 5'-11" tall with a 45" x-seam.   It can adjust 3" longer, and infinitely shorter on the seat base.
Statistics - 
Crank height     13.5"
Seat height        22"
Frame length     38.5"
Wheelbase         70.5"  

New V-brakes, new front and rear wheels.   Front tire is a 100psi Schwalb Marathon, rear tire is a Kenda Kwest (new).    7 speed freewheel, 3 speed FSA crankset, Shimano derailleurs, new Grip Shift 3x7 shifters.    Of course, as with all new RR bikes - new one piece chain (with a quick link), new cables, new seat.   Bike has a kickstand.    All the right gear, for the right price!    

USED Mach 2   - for sale on commission, sweet bike   -    for sale at $675.
It may say 'CYCLONE' on the top tube - that's a personal decal my friend Mike added to his bike built here about 6 years ago.   Mike has treated this bike really well while he's owned it.   Upgraded gearing and shifters, he's got fenders and a rack on it, a really nice FSA three ring crankset.  He added this fairing.  The bike has a rack now, a handlebar mirror, a kickstand - all the conveniences.   Mike also had the seat professionally recovered - it's a tensioned mesh cover that looks really great.   Mike's health has restricted him to trike riding now, time to move this and one other beauty along.   
The bike has 10 speed rear gearing, trigger shifters, V-brakes front and rear, 170mm 3 ring crank - all components are in top notch condition.  26" rear and 20" front alloy wheels, Kenda Kwest 100 psi tire rear, Schwalbe Marathon tire front.   
Crank height         12"
Seat height            20" (a low seat)
Frame length         38"
Wheelbase             68.5"

This bike is suitable for riders 6'-0" and smaller.   All Mach 2's can adjust down for smaller riders.   Bargain priced for this set up!
Green Mach 2 - used frame, great new assembly!     Priced at $900

This frame was a warranted return.   I sold this bike to my friend Rick about 4 years ago, he rode it off and on then through last Summer.   In conversation last Fall, Rick told me he wasn't quite comfortable, the bike wasn't long enough for him.  Word!!!   Why he didn't tell me earlier??!!   Long and short of it (so to speak) - I built him a new frame, plenty long enough, and transferred his component set, wheels, seat and all to the new bike.   Which left this frame...    Which has now been cleaned and rebuilt as new with all new (or acceptable salvage) components, new seat, new handlebar, etc. to create a new (new as any) Recycled Recumbent Mach 2.    And, following national political phrasing, it's built back better too - this bike has a new, 3 by 9 speed gear train.   

Statistics - 
Crank height       13.5"
Seat height          20"
Frame length       41"
Wheelbase           69"

Features - 
- Good alloy 26" rear wheel with 9 speed, 11-34 cassette, Gatorskin 100 psi tire
- Alloy front 20" wheel new, with new Kenda Kwest 100 psi tire.   
- SRAM x-5 rear derailleur new, SRAM 9.0 3x9 twist shifters.
- Sun alloy high rise handlebar, chrome, with carbon fiber bottle cages.
- Shimano 105 triple crankset 170mm length.
- New V-brakes, cage pedals, kickstand, new 9 speed single loop chain, new cables and housings.  

As long as I can find parts, I will build the next few bikes as 9 speeds.   This is the first one, a good one.   Go green!   Make this one yours.   


USED BIKES - Manufactured bikes - 






Sun EZ-Sport   Aluminum frame, the lighter version of the Sport!  Sold to Dennis.

The EZ Sport is a great first recumbent.   Comfortable, easy to ride, easy to learn.   Designed by Gardner Martin of Easy Racers for production by Sun Bicycles in Taiwan.   The Sport I THINK is still in production.    This is a very easy bike to just sit on and pedal.  No balance issues, no awkward learning curve, and a great ride besides.   UNlike a lot of starter recumbents, the Sport has a full sized 26" rear wheel and a familiar Mountain Bike like gear system.    Sizing is very adjustable on the bike, the seat slides back and forth for different height riders, and the seat angle is separately adjustable.   It's a relatively high seat at 23" off the ground, so riders below about 5'-7" might struggle to put a foot down.   This is the AX model, the aluminum frame - lighter than it's steel cousin, the CX model.

My friend Mike bought this bike four years ago.  "It's just fun to ride," he says.   Mike is limiting himself to trike riding these days, so it is time to move this sweet bike along.  The Sport features a 3x9 gear train, 26" rear and 20" front wheels, V-brakes front and rear.   This bike has a kickstand and a mirror on the handlebar.  Also included is the spacious Sun seat back bag, designed for this seat.  Mike has a fairing on it, included at this price.   If you don't want the fairing, I can deduct $50 from this price.  About the only wear I can see on this bike is the lycra on the seat cushion.   This  will last a while yet, and is easy to replace with a Sun replacement seat cover.   The aluminum framed EZ Sport is a premium version for this bike, come and lay claim to it!   

Rans V-Rex     great SWB bike, urban commuter!    For sale at $700

Cat not included.

This is the second V-rex I've seen this Spring, it's one of the better short wheel base bikes you can find.   This one is nicely augmented with Spin CF wheels, good solid new tires.   THis bike has a front shock fork with working elastomers.   It's in great shape to soften the commuter bumps for you.   This V-Rex bears accessories too - lights front and rear, a Trek computer installed (I am trying, but I don't guarantee I'll get it working), a good mirror, a frame mount kickstand.  

Three by eight speed gearing.   26" and 20" carbon fiber wheels.  V-brakes front and rear.   The mast is on a Rans pivot mount which is very solid, unworn.    The seat back is pristine, the lycra on the seat base is showing a little wear, but will last you a year and is easily replaced.

A premier, well appointed SWB bike at a great price, come claim it!   


Tour Easy – the small frame TE is for sale at $700.

           This Tour Easy bike came my way here in October, it really is a sweet bike.   Purchased we think 20 years ago from a local dealer, it has been lightly ridden and well cared for all this time.    The Tour Easy is of course the go-to design for long wheelbase bikes, a great touring bike, good speed, great comfort.    This is a short frame (63” wheelbase) model, good for shorter people (X-seam range is 36.5"-39.5").    If you are taller than about 5'-7", this might not fit you.    

This bike has a 700c rear wheel, 451c front.   It is a steel frame Tour Easy model, black with a chrome steel fork.   It has SRAM 9.0 shifters and rear derailleur, the crankset is Ultegra.    This  bike has road caliper brakes.  Gearing is 3 x 9.     This Tour Easy has the very efficient Cobra carbon fiber seat.   It has a kickstand, a mirror, a rear rack.    

Condition – lightly used, showing well but definitely not new.    Provenance says this bike was used in Wisconsin summers for many years, stored across the winter months (garaged).   IT has not been used in the last three years much at all as the owner moved on to different things.   The finish shows a few scuffs and scrapes, nothing material.   A little tape residue here and there where the bikes were personalized.   Components show some wear, but plenty of life still.   

The Tour Easy is a great value at this price.   


TerraTrike Rover Tandem      practical, affordable tandem trike -    Price here $1,400

Two notes -

1.  I have removed the fairing, I think it is a more sensible bike with out it.   Yours for the asking.

2.   This is a challenging bike to ship.  Preferred for pick up in Milwaukee, or for delivery within 100 miles.  You will need some mechanical skills to reassemble the packed bike if we ship it.

TerraTrike's Rover is a great beginner's trike.   Straightforward, easy to ride, soft on the pocketbook, limited in high end options.   TerraTrike developed this extended version of the Rover, a Tandem, for a two rider experience.    Issa big bike at 11' long, not lightly transported.   But it is a great, stable platform for sociable tandem riding, for learning what the tandem experience is.   And it's a trike - you and your new rear admiral ate guaranteed not to fall over on this bike.    You won't find a less expensive tandem trike option anywhere - take advantage of this one!   

This Rover tandem is in very good mechanical shape.   Brakes and steering linkages are in good shape.   The Schwalbe Triker tires (3 x 20") are in great, almost new condition.   The Nexus 8 speed internal rear hub shifts flawlessly - I have ridden this trike.    Captain and stoker both have mirrors, the seats are very adjustable for different size rider.   Both front disc brakes have lock buttons for parking the trike.   All three wheels have TerraTrike fenders.   There are even slick looking wheel covers on both front wheels.   I did take the fairing off - getting on and off the bike is easier without it, and you are unlikely to achieve speeds on this trike (above 15 mph) where a fairing is a useful accessory.   You can have it if you like it at no additional charge.

The rear seat mesh is in good shape.  The front seat mesh shows wear - this can be replaced from TerraTrike if you find the cosmetics an issue you'd like to correct later.   


Rans Velocity Cubed  26 (aka V3)    - LWB fast, sleek bike!     For sale at $750

Rans' Velocity Cubed is designed to be a fast bike.   As a dual 26" wheel bike, it cruises well and loves the open road.   With the high bottom bracket the design is aerodynamic enough to make a difference, compared to it's lower BB brothers, the Rans Stratus and Tour Easy and the like.  This well equipped V3 is ready to go.   3x9 SRAM gearing, disc brakes, an unusual and ergonomic riser and handlebar kit - everything is in very good condition and ready to ride.    The prior owner was a racing rider - he tried this bike as an alternative to his road diamond frame bikes, he didn't really take to it.   But he treated this bike well, it is adjusted and tip top condition.   Great alloy double wall wheels, good Gatorskin tires.   

The rans standard seat has one small rip in the mesh fabric, and one frayed seam.   Be aware of this per the pictures below.  I know this mesh will last for years in this condition, a replacement is available from Rans.  

This is a prize, a really good bike for someone comfortable with the LWB dual 26 bikes and the higher bottom bracket.    


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 414-499-4366