You have questions. We (maybe) have answers. If you don’t see what you’re looking for here, be sure to also look at our Guides or cut out all this namby pamby website business and contact us directly. A good place to read on recumbents is Wikipedia.

High Racer and Low Racer recumbent cycles have a laid back seat angle. For newbies, look ahead at the horizon so your brain has a point of reference, and if you can, coast down a slight downhill with your legs out and down to the side and practice balance. As that becomes more familiar, bring up your feet and gently pedal. 

Your head is up in a natural position, giving you a great view of your surroundings and the road ahead. No more neck and back pain from being hunched over. Hands, arms, and wrists are comfortable because they are not supporting your weight. You slice through the wind faster and easier, due to reduced frontal exposure. Handling, cornering, and stopping are more assured due to a significantly lower center of gravity. Saddle soreness is not a problem, even at the end of the longest rides. Although all recumbents (trike and bicycle styles)

The bike seems to vanish beneath you as you cruise along, experiencing the scenery (and potential hazards) as never before. You’ll find yourself cycling longer and farther than before, and arriving at your destination refreshed. Once you’ve experienced a recumbent, it’s difficult to ever go back to a conventional bike!

You may as well be driving a Ferrari for all the attention you receive. Motorists, pedestrians, and other cyclists do double-takes as they watch you breeze by — seemingly without effort.