“I cut up two bikes – men’s mountain bike and a child’s mountain bike. To assist my building I made copies of the German Speed Machine to full size and used them as a blueprint.
I cut up the parts to size and a friend welded them, since I did not want to buy a welder.I had so many offers to buy the bike, I never did get around to powder-coating or painting it.
I do not like any sort of shock system on recumbents, so I will build my next SWB recumbent definitely without shocks and use lightweight rectangular and square aluminum tubing.
I built the bike in the US, but I am located in the Mediterranean.
Kind regards, Steven Burton”
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