Questions tagged [handcycle]

Questions about hand-powered bicycles, tricycles, etc.

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What is the ideal physique for a hand-cyclist? [closed]

A handcycle is a tricycle that is powered by the rider's arms, not by their legs. an upright style. Note lap-belt and foot straps, and an extremely laid-back head tube angle. An aggressively aero ...
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How To Get Started With Hand Cycling

I sustained a knee injury about a year ago and it's looking like I won't be biking anytime soon. I thought that a good alternative would be to get into hand cycling. I am having a hard time finding ...
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Convert Recumbent to Handcycle?

Has anyone ever successfully converted a recumbent bicycle or tricycle to hand-powered? How? What are the major obstacles to overcome?
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How to build a combination hand & foot cycle

My two-year-old daughter has a full right arm, a left arm that stops above where her elbow would be, no right leg at all, and a full left leg. We have found a product she can ride (the Amtryke), but ...
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