About recumbent seat fix
I began riding recumbents in 1991 -- my first was a Turner frameset I built up. The Turner was a low cost design based off the old Hypercycle. From there I've owned countless recumbents. I opened the first dedicated recumbent shop in Sacramento CA selling various brands as well as my own design, custom built to buyer preference. A few years later I managed another popular recumbent / bike shop in South Florida. From there I was recruited by BikeE Corp. in Oregon. I've performed design work for recumbents and my freelance writing saw its way into various cycling publications. I've been fortunate to have known many of the giants of the recumbent and HPV scene.
In more recent years I performed various upholstery projects and repairs as a hobby. Out of convenience, and some necessity, my upholstery ability and recumbent expertise came together. I found there were many older, but perfectly good, recumbents that were perfectly useable except for the need of a new mesh seat. Consequently, RSF (Recumbent Seat Fix) was born. Now, in semi-retirement, I offer my ability to the recumbent community. I know recumbents, understand their seating and have specialty industrial sewing machines that can tackle about anything recumbent related. Whether your recumbent is bike or trike, American, English, European, Australian or Asian, still in production or the manufacturer is long past, it can still have a new seat.
My focus for new seats is on strength, comfort, simplicity and making improvements over stock. My seats are handcrafted in 'Colorful Colorado'. Options, customization and special requests may be available. For repairs, I strive to keep what is still useable, on the road. If you are interested in a new seat, repair or modification of an existing seat, repair of bags, panniers or other bicycle related sewing needs, please go to my Contact & Orders page.
The selling of my seats allow me to make donations to Guardians of Rescue an organization specializing in more difficult animal rescue situations. They tackle situations others cannot, or will not. Their scope covers a wide range, from extreme hoarding and abuse to bringing home the adopted pets of soldiers in conflict zones. For more info, or to provide direct support, please go to their website: Guardians Of Rescue.
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I can make a new mesh seat, or seat back, for just about any recumbent
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