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Old 05-29-2013, 08:23 AM   #19
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Originally Posted by LeeD View Post
Talking strenthening knees here....
Recumbent or regular should make little difference, as resistance to pedal stroke is what you're looking for.
Now on the road, recumbants need a big tall flag, so cars can see you.
And normal bikes give a bit of upper body workout, especially the arms when standing up and climbing.
Now recumbants with arm pedal power helps exercise the arms, but then, not the legs.
Thanks, returning to play at 50, overweight so this should help.
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