Tailwind- a short wheelbase recumbent
The "Tailwind" is a short wheelbase recumbent with above seat steering designed as a comfortable alternative to a sport racing bike. The relaxed seating position is adjustable for both leg length and recline angle. Frames come in two sizes to accommodate riders between 165cm and 205cm.
SPECIFICATIONS: FRAME: Pulse TIG welded 4130 Cro-moly tubing. SEAT:
Cro-moly tube, UV-resistant mesh cover, adjustable for leg length and recline
angle. FORKS: Cro-moly (suspension option available). COLOUR: Safety yellow
powdercoat frame and forks. HANDLE BARS: Aluminium with cro-moly steerer.
FRONT HUB: Shimano STX-RC. REAR HUB: Shimano STX-RC. CASSETTE: Shimano
11-28 8sp. RIMS: Velocity deep V. SPOKES: DT stainless steel 14g. TYRES:
Vredestein montecarlo skinwall slicks. GEAR SHIFTERS: Gripshift 24 speed.
FRONT GEAR: Sachs Centera. REAR GEAR: Sachs Centera. CHAIN: Sachs SC-40.
CRANK SET: Shimano Exage (110/74pcd). BRAKES: Shimano STX-RC V-brake.
Alternative custom specifications or colours available on request. Accessories such as mudguards (fenders) or pannier racks are available.
*The "Tailwind can be purchased as a frame kit by homebuilders. The kit contains: frame, fork, chain guide, handlebar and stem assembly, seat, seat cover and fittings, as well as extra long gear and brake cables (standard bicycle parts are required for completion).
BIKE RRP : $2659 AUS FRAME SET RRP: $ 1649 AUS
( All prices are in Australian dollars and subject to change without
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