Recumbents Perform Well At Sebring Race – BionicOldGuy


This 12 months “Bike Sebring” was once more held on the Sebring Raceway in Florida. This has 6, 12, and 24 hour occasions across the speedway observe, which is flat. Recumbents are anticipated to do nicely on the sort of course, and they didn’t disappoint, profitable a number of of the occasions outright. I’m on the mailing checklist of each high-quality recumbent makers within the US, Bacchetta, and Cruzbike, and acquired the information from each these sources. Both Bacchetta and Cruzbike races have been on inventory bikes with no fairings.

From Dana Lieberman of Bacchetta -“Our biggest news of the week – Dominic Brownlow leads again on his Bacchetta CA3.0 at Bike Seabring 2024! Racing in the 24 hour non-drafting/unsupported division (the most challenging), he completed 389.9 miles in the 24 hours and took 1st place in the division. Overall he was 4th place of all the 24 hour racers and the second place recumbent. His mileage has qualified him for Race Across America. Congratulations! Dominic is a veteran racer on his Bacchetta, placing 1st at the Psycho 48 in 2022.”

Dominic en path to profitable 24 hour/undrafted/unsupported division. (From Dana Lieberman’s e-mail)

Maria Parker at Cruzbike additionally despatched out a abstract, describing how nicely racers on Cruzbikes did. Her: race report is right here.

Complete outcomes for the occasion are right here. Congratulations to my fellow recumbent riders (who’re as quick in actuality as I’m in my desires).


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