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THE SHOWROOM!!

 
This page shows existing new bikes (those not currently on commission, if any), and whatever used manufacturer's bikes I've collected lately.
On March 6, there are 2 finished bikes and 3 used bikes from other makers in the Showroom.  
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(NOTE - I will not be able to ship from March 4 through April 30, sorry.   We can reserve your bike via Email or as you will, but I am not available to pack and ship a bike between those dates.     ADC's TransAm trip!)
 
NEW BIKES:
   
 

USED BIKES:

         



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Pending for the showroom...

Coming someday - RR assembly on a RANS V3 frame.


Also in the shop, a Stratus XP frame (only) to build out.    
Really, it will be May before I get to these.
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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.

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Frames!  
               
                        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!
 

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 FINISHED BIKES FOR SALE.    
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 Mach 3
There is a review of this new design on Bentrider Online.    Bryan Ball Mach 3 review   - on June 27, 2012 the review is up! 
Offered in the showroom at $725.   





This bike was nobuilt for a specific customer, but for display here.   The bike includes the RANS altered chopper handlebar, V-Brakes are standard.    I've just (Jan 2014) altered the seat for a new black mesh cover.










SPECIFICATIONS:
22"      Seat height
16.5"   Crank height
70"      Wheelbase

This bike is sized for a rider 5'-10" in height - the longest X-seam this bike will fit is 44".    My painter describes this powder coat color as 'dark gray' - you really have to look hard at it to see it as anything other than gloss black.    

Features - Rans handlebar, new black seat, 3x7 gearing, V-brakes.    26" alloy wheels front and back, new 7 speed freewheel on rear axle.   Front wheel is quick release hub, rear is bolt-on.    Tires are 65 psi road tires, new.    Crankset Sakae SA alloy 170mm arms, 48-38-28 rings.    New twist grip shifters.  As always, new cables, housing, new single length chain.   Ignore the gray seat in the shots below - this bike has a black seat now!
 




I do not expect to make Mach 3 bikes for the showroom very often.   Take advantage of this beautiful exception!



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White Mach 2 - assembled Dec. 19, 2013.   Sale pending with Ken.


This is an upgraded Mach 2, with the diagonal bar and with V-brakes added.     This bike is sized for riders 5'-10" tall and under.     I can put together a white seat if you prefer.    

Statistics:
Seat height       21"
Crank height     13.5"
Frame length     36"
Wheelbase        65"

Features:
- 26x20 alloy wheels, hand assembled by RR.   New Kenda Kwestr 100 psi tires front and rear.
- 3x7 gearing with new twist grip shifters
- Sakae triple front crank, 48-38-28 rings
- Shimano derailleurs front and rear
- Front wheel is quick release axle, rear is bolt on axle.
- New seat, new cables and housing, new single loop chain (one quick link), jockey wheel idler, custom bent handlebar.





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Blue Mach 2 - this new bike offered in the showroom at $750

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.    

STATISTICS:
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.

 

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Thanks for looking at my bikes!


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USED BIKES - Manufactured bikes - 

 

 

 

 
 
 
 
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Rans Rocket Saturn V specification, custom colors.    
This beautiful, almost cherry bike offered in the showroom at $875.

Take a look at what this bike is.   Rans offered the Rocket in a 'Saturn V' specification with some very special components.   Magura HS11 hydraulic rim brakes, Deore hubs with deep V alloy 20" rims, Richey Logic crankset with 62-53-42 chain rings (to make the 20" rear wheel very fast!).   The gearing is 3x8, operated by ESP 9.0 grip shifters and a matched, carbon composite rear derailleur.   

This bike is extra special for it's colors.   This bike was custom colored by Rans at the factory in what the owner describes as his pick for "Cadillac" pink - it fades to silver at the head tube towards the front boom.   Look at the pictures, though.   That isn't a shadow line - this beautiful fade paint job bisects not only the headset, but the fork is fade painted - silver on the face, pink on the rear.   The riser and handlebar are also painted the same fade from pink to silver.   This is gorgeous - and pristine.   Though this bike is 15 years old per the prior owner, he only has he says 500 total miles on it.   It is well cared for without a scratch on this very special paint.   The seat as well is pristine.   

I've changed out the ageing tires for new Primo Comets front and rear, it's really all the bike needed here.   This bike is a sweet, fast, light SWB ride, and deserves an owner who will take it out and show it off!

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RANS Velocity Squared, or V2 for short.     For sale at $750.     

The heart of this bike is a new frame from RANS, bought as surplus.   

The rest of it - Recycled Recumbents has built it out with our components from the frameset.   We've adapted an RR seat to this frame.   Recycled a sturdy Mountain Bike fork with a 20" front wheel.   The handlebar is a RANS Chopper Bar, modified here, mounted on a tall stem that came from a Cycle Genius bike.   The idler is an RR fabrication that mimics the expensive RANS idler frame, the idlers were originally OEM Terracycle idlers.    This bike has a mirror, it does not have a kickstand.    It is pictured here with my Bebop pedals on it - I've ridden this bike on a 50 mile loop - but it will come with either no pedals or with salvaged cage pedals, your choice.    Great wheel set (if mismatched) with new Kenda Kwest 100 psi tires.   SRAM 9.0 rear derailleur, shifters, 3x8 gearing

The V2 is a great, solid bike - lightweight and meant to go fast.   It has a higher bottom bracket than most LWB bikes.    Priced here to sell, I've enjoyed putting this one together.   



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 TerraTrike Tour      Sale pending with Chuck.

An excellent all purpose trike.  In fact I have a Tour of my own - the perfect combination of tadpole trike dynamics, sling seat, and moderately select components for me.    All 20" wheels on this trike, geartrain is Microshift, brakes are Avid 5's.  This bike, save for some dust I am cleaning off, is in showroom condition.   Fella who owned it bought it new in 2010, tried it 2-3 times, it just didn't take for him.    The result is a very clean bike - chain, gearing, brakes - all components in new condition.   Specification is very close to base model in TerraTrike's listings for the Tour II (there is a newer model out now).      I've had my Tour out on extended tours, and I use it often for 50-100 mile rides near home.    I can pack and ship this trike. 
 

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BARCROFT Virginia.    Sale pending with Ed.

It breaks my heart to sell this bike.   If ever there were the 'right' SWB bike for me, this is it.    Bill Cooke designed and built a beautiful bike - low, sleek, aero - the first one that REALLY makes sense to me as a short wheel base bike.   It is fast, well engineers, beautiful, and rare.   Bill closed his business and sold Barcroft to Bent Up Cycles about 5 years ago.   Bent Up services the line, but the only bike they make, and seldom at that, is the Virginia Titanium bike (at custom prices, of course).    Virginias don't come up for sale often, they are prized posessions for the people who own and ride them.   You can be among this elite at a modest price with this bike.

The Virginia here has well match 3x9 gearing with Gripshift shifters, good V-brakes, and good, newish tires.   It is very clean and well maintained.    I encourage you to seek on line the commentaries on this bike, it really is a special design, and this one is pristine.    Please don't buy it, I want a reason to keep it!   
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LINEAR LWB Aluminum Bike.          Offered in the showroom at $575.








 The Linear is a good design - an aluminum box beam frame, good underseat steering system, very comfortable seat.   This bike is likely 15 plus years old, it is in remarkably good shape.   It does have a few nicks and scraps from a well used life, but in general it's appearance is quite clean.   The seat is perfect and clean.   

This bike features an ability to fold the frame for transport.   The aluminum plate rear 'triangle' will slip (when a cam bolt is released) and pivot under the main beam, the seat removes very quickly - this facilitates packing a long bike in your trunk, for example.  

This Linear has 3x7 gearing operated with twist grip shifters, it uses very nice side pull caliper brakes front and rear.   Alloy wheels are 27" rear and 20" (406c) front, tires look almost new.    Bike has a rack on it, no kickstand. 


  




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

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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

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