Semi-Recumbent Crank Forward Bikes / Bicycles at the Bicycle Man
See also: Crank
Whether you call it a “Crank Forward bicycle”, “Semi
Recumbent cycle”, “flat foot bike” or “comfort Bike” for many riders
they are a practical and comfortable alternative. These are comfortable,
practical, stable bicycles that are easy to get on and off of. Get some
exercise while running errands, commuting or just enjoying the outdoors.
CF bikes have much of the comfort of a recumbent bike but are still more
traditional and super easy to get used to. If these features sound good
to you maybe you should take a closer look at these bikes.
Crank Forward bikes combine comfort, safety ergonomics and moderate
No bending forward to reach the handlebars
Both of your feet easily touch ground at stops
Some have a backrest
Wide comfort seat
Many have aluminum frames to keep the weight down
Most have dual 26" wheels to handle bumps well
and make tires easy to find
Most of the comfort of a recumbent bicycle
The ease of use of a comfort bike
Standard bicycle components for easy maintenance
Prices lower than most recumbents.
Many Crank Forward bikes can be outfitted with an electric assist for
riders who have difficulty pedaling or must climb large hills. Though
most electric bikes lack the ergonomic comfort of a Crank Forward, you
can have both comfort and electric assist with a custom Crank Forward
bike. Adding an electric assist to a crank forward bike gives you the
power and confidence to quietly go places you never thought you could.
The Bicycle Man Sells:
Day 6 Semi Recumbent Bikes
Stop in to see us and test ride our bikes and see what we are so excited about!