Here is my custom Easy Racers Tour Easy recumbent. I know recumbents don't normally fit in here, (Nonsense! I've included 100% of the recumbents which have been sent in... ;^) - ed.) but I thought this particular build might make the cut.

The Tour Easy is arguably the most "classic" recumbent currently made. The frame design has been left virtually unchanged since the 1970's and is still being produced by Easy Racers at their facility in Santa Cruz, California. The tig-welded, steel frame frame was custom painted British Racing Green at Easy Racers. The parts were collected and assembled by myself and Rick Steele at Gold Country Cyclery in Cameron Park, CA.

The ride is vintage Tour Easy: plush, comfortable, confidence-inspiring.

Color: British Racing Green
Seat: ER Coolback
Fairing: Super Zzipper
Brakes/Levers: Avid SL
Headset: Chris King
Shifters: Dura-Ace Bar-end/Paul Thumbies
Derailleurs: F/IRD Alpina Triple R/Shimano XTR Low Normal
Crank/BB: Campagnolo Centaur CT with IRD Triplizer, TA Rings - 46/36/24
Cassette: Shimano XT 11-34 Chain: Dura-Ace
Idler: Terracycle
Front Hub: Schmidt SON20 Dynamo Hub
Rear Hub: Phil Cassette
Rims: F/Velocity Razor 406 Silver, R/Velocity Synergy 700c Silver
Tires: F/Schwalbe Marathon Racer 406-40, R/Schwalbe Marathon Racer 622-35
Rack: IRD Khyber
SS Bags: Nigel Smythe & Sons
Fenders: Full Wood, Figured Maple
Headlight: Busch & Muller Lumotec Oval Plus
Taillight: Busch & Muller DT Toplight Plus
Kickstand: Esge Twin
Grips: Rivendell Cork
Bell: Velo Orange Brass Bottle
Cages: Nitto




Alan Barnard
The Recumbent Blog


Easy Racers Tour Easy - handlebar detail


Easy Racers Tour Easy - crank & front end detail


Easy Racers Tour Easy - front quarter view
Easy Racers Tour Easy - rear view
Easy Racers Tour Easy - rear wheel, rack & fender


Easy Racers Tour Easy - side view

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