HIGHROLLER DIY RECUMBENT BIKE PLAN
Besides the few feet of square steel tubing, the rest of this DIY recumbent bike is made from the parts taken from a single road or mountain bike. You need only some basic hand tools and any welder, and can build your own in a few days on a small budget.
By recycling old bike parts, you can build your DIY Medium Wheelbase Recumbent bike for almost no cost. If you want the topmost quality, then you can also purchase new components to suit your style and budget.
The chain is routed efficiently under the seat using a department store pulley, and a converted road bike derailleur. The chain line also ensures that there is no wheel or crank interfernece, so this recumbent bike design is well behaved and easy to master.
The cranks position is fully adjustable for any leg length due to the sliding bottom bracket, which allows the cranks to move with the simple turn of a wrench . The frame can be built so fit riders of any possible heaight and leg lentgh as well.
This plan can be easily modified to support smaller wheels, and adjusted in many ways to create a completely unique DIY recumbent bike of your own design. We promote changing this up during the build, so let your imagination run wild.
If racing is your thing, Then DIY recumbent bike plan is a good start for designing a high performance racing bike, as you can easily alter the position of the wheels and cranks to change it into a more aggressive racing machine.
Turn that ten dollar yard sale bike into a cool looking, fast riding DIY recumbent high racer! Once you feel the comfort and efficiency of a recumbent bike, you may never bother riding an upright cycle ever again.
Bike building is a great hobby, that rewards you will a fun to ride final product that will perform well for many years. You only require the most basic bicycle parts and tools in order to create a fast and fun recumbent bike of your own. Time to get rolling!