Recumbent Cyclists

About Us
Have you already discovered the fun and speed of recumbents? Or are you becoming tired of the "pain" of riding a regular bike? Join the Wolver-Bents for their monthly rides in southeast Michigan. Wolver-Bents is a very informal group with two main goals…

• To offer current recumbent riders a chance to meet as well as ride on a regular basis.
• To allow those interested in recumbents a chance to examine various bicycles, talk to current                 owners, and have recumbent questions answered.

For those not familiar with recumbents, these bicycles have an extremely comfortable, lightweight "chair" to sit on instead of a painful, narrow saddle. To recumbent riders, neck, back, wrist and seat pain are virtually unknown. While major bicycle manufacturers (and most bicycle shops) have ignored recumbents, the number of these bicycles being produced by smaller companies is growing by leaps and bounds. For more information about recumbents, including the most frequently asked questions, visit http://www.bentrideronline.com/archives/bentfaq.html or http://www.recumbents.com/choose_a_bent.asp.

Monthly Rides
Monthly Wolver-Bent recumbent rides are held at Lake St. Clair Metropark (April through November) and Willow Metropark (year-round). For more details visit the “Rides” link on the Wolver-Bents web page.

Special Events
  • Michigan Recumbent Rally East - Saturday, May 9, 2015 - Detroit area - Details to be announced
  • Michigan Recumbent Rendezvous - Saturday, July 25, 2015 - Ann Arbor - Details to be announced
  • Michigan Recumbent Rally West - Saturday, September 12, 2015 - Kalamazoo - Details to be announced

No dues or membership applications are required to join the Wolver-Bents as the group is more or less a gathering place and time for recumbent enthusiasts rather than a formal bicycle club.

E-Mail Newsletter
To be placed on a Wolver-Bents E-News, send a message to Bob Krzewinski at wolverbob@gmail.com (please state in your email you want to be on the Wolver-Bents list). You will then receive about 12-14 e-mail messages a year about recumbent activities in Michigan and the central Great Lakes including a monthly reminder about the Wolver-Bents rides. Your name and e-mail address will not be given out to junk e-mail senders (we hate spam too!).

Please note that occasionally the monthly Wolver-Bents E-News are returned to the Wolver-Bents as "undeliverable" due to an invalid e-mail address. If you signed up for the E-News list but have not received an issue in at least 45 days, please send an e-mail to wolverbob@gmail.com to reactivate your listing.

To view the current newsletter, click here for a Word version or click here for a PDF version

Wolver-Bents Message Center
For those who want to subscribe, the Wolver-Bents has a "message center" established where recumbent riders can exchange messages back and forth, on a group forum basis. This "message center" is purely voluntary, requiring an e-mail request to join. A person can also unsubscribe at any time from the list if no longer interested. There is no charge for being on the message center. Please note, however, to help eliminate spam senders from sending items to the list, any request to be placed on the message center has to be approved by a moderator.

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