Our category of Recumbent Bikes brings you a refined selection of bicycles designed with comfort, leisure, and fitness in mind. These bikes are characterised by their low, laid-back design, which allows the rider to sit back in a reclining position. By distributing your weight over a larger area, these bikes provide a more relaxed and ergonomic ride compared to traditional upright bicycles.
Recumbent bikes are perfect for everyone, from the casual cyclist seeking a comfortable ride, to the fitness enthusiast aiming for a robust and intensive workout. Their design minimises strain on the back and joints, promoting a healthier posture and reducing the risk of injury. They are also an excellent choice for longer rides, as the seat design significantly reduces saddle soreness.
Our selection includes a range of styles, from long wheelbase models ideal for touring, to high-performance short wheelbase bikes for those who crave speed or commercial packages. We offer a variety of gear options to cater to different terrains and riding styles, as well as various accessory compatibility options. Each model we stock is rigorously tested and meets the highest standards of quality and safety.
Whether you’re interested in touring, racing, fitness, or simply enjoying a leisurely ride, you’ll find a recumbent bike that suits your needs in our extensive collection.
Q: Are recumbent bikes suitable for hilly terrain?
A: Yes, with the right gearing options, recumbent bikes can handle a wide range of terrains, including hilly landscapes. Some models may be more suitable for this than others, so please reach out to our team for advice on the best bike for your specific needs.
Q: Are recumbent bikes harder to ride than regular bikes?
A: There may be a slight learning curve when transitioning from a traditional bike to a recumbent one. However, most people adjust quickly and find the recumbent position quite comfortable and intuitive.
Q: Can I use a recumbent bike for fitness?
A: Absolutely. Recumbent bikes offer a great way to improve cardiovascular fitness, whilst also targeting your leg and core muscles. Their design allows for an intensive workout without putting undue strain on your back and joints.
Q: Are recumbent bikes suitable for long-distance touring?
A: Yes, indeed. Due to their ergonomic design and comfort features, recumbent bikes are a fantastic choice for long-distance rides and touring. They offer enhanced comfort, which can make a significant difference over the course of a lengthy ride.
Q: How do I maintain my recumbent bike?
A: Like any bicycle, a recumbent bike will require regular maintenance. This includes keeping the chain clean and lubricated, checking and adjusting the brakes and gears, and regularly checking the tyres for wear. Each bike comes with a detailed owner’s manual that will guide you through the necessary upkeep.
If you need further assistance or have more specific questions, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with our knowledgeable team. We’re here to make your cycling experience as enjoyable and comfortable as possible.