A recumbent bicycle features pedals that are roughly the same height as the seat and is ridden from a reclined position. Recumbent bike proponents claim these bicycles are safer to ride.
Recumbent bicycles allow the rider to sit in a reclined position instead of erect while pedaling. Learn about the history of recumbent bikes and find links to manufacturers and dealers.
A semi-recumbent exercise bicycle takes a position between a conventional upright bicycle and a full recumbent bicycle. These semi-recumbent bikes excel in the areas of comfort and ease of use, but do not rank high in aerodynamics.
A man wearing jeans and a polo shirt pedals a recumbent bicycle in a home gym with shiny hardwood floors and white walls. A stationary bicycle can be used to shed calories and increase heart rate without putting undue stress on the joints.