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Old 07-10-2017, 12:32 PM   #21 (permalink)
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Very cool Neil. I look forward to hearing more about it and how you like it!

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I will certainly post updates, and a review after I get it.
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Better Bike is ramping up their production.

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Another vehicle option is the uni-body from VelosRus.com in Fayetteville, NC.
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The Better Bike looks 'better' for ingress/egress.

How much travel in the suspension? Everything I've ever seen like that was sprung too stiff with a thin, hollow shell.

Will you add three wheel skirts?
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Another vehicle option is the uni-body from VelosRus.com in Fayetteville, NC.
They don't even have a proper product page. Just "custom carbon fiber body" listed, and a bunch of pictures on a separate page that look like they were from some kind of meet/race of a bunch of different trikes apparently taken with a potato.

Maybe if they spent 5 minutes putting a picture of the product up, we could care. But they don't so I just assume they're hobbyists and not a real business.

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Follow the link to recumbents.com velomobile forum for more details. I have had contact with him and discussed his business plan. A carbon fiber unibody sells for $3800
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The Better Bike looks 'better' for ingress/egress.

How much travel in the suspension? Everything I've ever seen like that was sprung too stiff with a thin, hollow shell.

Will you add three wheel skirts?
When I test rode the PEBL, I had to be very careful, so I didn't figure out the best way to get in and out, and the seat was set up for the owner.

I don't know how much suspension travel it has - I am also getting the 3" tires that are shown on most of these production units, and I had noticed the tighter clearance with them vs the stock 2 1/4" (?) tires. The general structure on the PEBL is pretty robust, vs the ELF, which a friend owns. The PEBL has suspension on all three wheels, which is not typical. The ELF, for example only has front suspension.

I will consider spoke covers to smooth air flow. I need to use it for a bit to get a feel for how much this might help.
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Are you still on track to get it this month?

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