Bend It Cycling-Bend It Custom Recumbent Wear: Reduced Pricing

Posted by Bend It Cycling on 7/28/2014
At Bend It Cycling, we understand that you would like to make a style statement for your team, shop, club or organization with a customized brand that is recognizable as unique to you. We invite you to create a unique custom design with your logo with the assistance of our extremely talented in-house designers. Give us your inputs and we will create a range of exclusive custom recumbent wear designs for you that reflects the style, design and colors you wish to project. The graphics and artwork you choose will be transferred to the jersey fabric using full digital sublimation that has a clean finish and is resistant to fading.

Enjoy your Recumbent Ride with Bend it Knit Caps

Posted by Bend It Cycling on 3/3/2014
At we understand that avid bent enthusiasts like you don’t see why they should have to put away their bents for winter. With the proper winter gear, like the kind you can pick up at our site, you can enjoy your riding stints without worrying about the weather.

One of the most essential items in your gear is no doubt the knit cap. You can choose from an awesome range of NCAA licensed knit caps, and we keep adding new schools to our collection.

Tips for Beginners to Enjoy Riding a Trike

Posted by Bend It Cycling on 2/19/2014

Riding a trike is a whole lot of fun and you’re probably enjoying the ease with which you've got the hang of it. Trikes don’t fall over as much as two wheeler. But we have a few tips for you that will enhance your enjoyment even more.

Get your trike adjusted so that it fits your body structure. The boom length should be such that when your foot is on the pedal furthest away from you, your knee is slightly bent.

Importance of Wearing a Bicycle Helmet Properly

Posted by Bend It Cycling on 2/5/2014

What’s the big deal about wearing a helmet? It’s hardly rocket science. All you need to do is strap it on and you’re good to go.

Is that what you thought when you read the title of this blog?

Well, you actually need to rethink your views.

Here’s the thing---How you wear your helmet can make a world of difference of how badly you can get injured if you were to fall. You’ll know if your helmet is not positioned properly if it exposes the back of your head or your forehead.

Maria Parker--A Story of Courage

Posted by Bend It Cycling on 11/10/2013

At BenditCycling, we have been in awe of the courage of this determined woman and her dedication to the cause she has devoted her life to. Founder of the organization, 3000 Miles to a Cure at  she is working to collect funds for finding a cure for brain cancer. In our blogs, we have talked about Maria Parker before, but we would like to tell you about the exemplary courage and faith she displayed at the Race Across America (RAAM) event, a 3000 mile race across the continent of America. 

Recumbent Bikes Offer a more Comfortable Option for Riders!

Posted by Bend It Cycling on 11/6/2013
If you've been noticing more recumbent on the roads lately, it’s because more and more people are switching to this far more comfortable option. You've also probably heard recumbent fans talk about how much they enjoy riding them and that they’re putting in more miles. So, let’s talk about some basic common sense pointers about why ‘recumbent are better.

The most important practical point is the distribution of your weight. In a regular bike you’re placing all your weight on a very small total area such as the little diamond seat, the handlebars under your hands and the pedals under your feet. And then you’re working hard to push on the pedals. Whereas in the ‘bent, you whole weight is placed in the mesh seat with your back completely supported. Make sense?

My Favorite Long-sleeved Recumbent Jersey!

Posted by Bend It Cycling on 10/31/2013
Looking for a smart long-sleeved jersey? 
We at have just the thing for you. Check out the Sam Whittingham Long Sleeve Recumbent Jersey. Made with CoolMax technology, it will keep bacteria-free and offers great UV protection. But if you have other requirements that will match the weather you’re riding in, we have answers for that too.

New Bay Bridge Biking--Some Safety Tips

Posted by Bend It Cycling on 10/24/2013
The San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge offers people an opportunity to view the bridge from close quarters, by going for a run or taking their bikes for a spin on the Alexander Zuckermann Bicycle-Pedestrian Path. And the feedback is--The View is Stunning!!!

Differences between Upright and Recumbent Bikes!

Posted by Bend It Cycling on 9/23/2013
How are upright bikes different from recumbent bikes? To answer that question, let’s tell you--totally! The only similarities between them are that they have handlebars and a seat and you need to pump the pedals to move them. Maybe that’s the reason why they’re both called bikes.

Outrider’s Electric Recumbent!

Posted by Bend It Cycling on 9/16/2013
In 2012, Outrider’s recumbents scored 1st and 2nd places at the Pike’s Peak Pedal Electric Hill Climb and set a new record of 23:32. So, the next time someone tells you that you can’t navigate uphill climbs on recumbents; you can tell them that you can. With a smart electric recumbent trike from Outrider and cool recumbent gear from

Recumbents as Gym Equipment!

Posted by Bend It Cycling on 9/11/2013
You could be considering getting a stationary bike for your home gym and your dealer will probably show you upright bikes and recumbent. Choosing the upright bike is an easy decision because we all know that stationary or not, uprights are going to give you the same workout. So, in case you’re wondering if recumbent can offer you a good workout-- we’ll tell you—yes, they can.

How to Ride a Recumbent?

Posted by Bend It Cycling on 9/6/2013

You've watched people cruising along on their recumbent and you've probably thought—Hey! That looks easy. Well it is, if you know how. Riding an upright bicycle or a recumbent is all about balance. And that’s the first thing you’ll need to develop. 

Tips about Touring on a Recumbent Bike

Posted by Bend It Cycling on 9/1/2013

Before you finalize the dates of your recumbent bike tour, we have some great tips that you might want to keep in mind.

--You will need some smart and durable cycle wear and accessories. Check out our collection at

How to Buy a Recumbent Bike for Touring?

Posted by Bend It Cycling on 8/26/2013

Riding a recumbent bike is an experience like no other and die-hard riders will tell you that once they have tried the recumbent ride, conventional cycling is just out of question.

Are you thinking of taking a tour on a recumbent bike? 

There are some pointers you need to keep in mind while selecting the perfect bike.

Star City, Lincoln’s Interest in Recumbent Bikes!

Posted by Bend It Cycling on 8/21/2013
Since the past 10 years, more and more people in Lincoln—also known as Star City-- are taking up cycling with more of an inclination towards recumbent bikes. Star City BMX President Scott Stanley is an enthusiastic recumbent bicycle rider and took up riding them 7 years ago. At the time, there was only one shop that sold recumbent, The Used Bike Shop. Stanley bought his first bike when he couldn't ride regular bikes anymore because of a ruptured disc and has not looked back since.