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FS:Davies D6 recumbent, fully faired - Great White

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    Posted: 15 May 2018 at 11:24pm

Davies D6 “Great White”
Great specification, race-proven, relatively easy to learn fully-faired.
Get a race-ready bike for the World Championships in July!



Reluctantly, due to a house sale, I have to move on my beloved Davies recumbent.  The experience of riding this bike is nothing short of exhilarating.  I have raced it in short BHPC races and at the World championships at Monza and in the UK (finished 2nd ;o).  I also rode my local ‘10’ in to an 18"11' time.  I could've been faster, but I had a half-flat rear tyre. 

Before I tried this bike, I had experience of riding an unfaired bicycle - you can of course remove the bike from this fairing and ride it ‘naked’. It will suit anyone with a good leg.  I'd say the maximum suitable height of the rider is not limited by the bike itself, but foot clearance within the nose.  I am 5'10" with average leg and size 9 shoes.  I have no clearance issues. The seat is fixed, only the boom can be adjusted.

Tyres run sealant for minimum chance of a full flat I never had one in many years.

Runs very smoothly. Apparently, it sounds quiet on the outside, but to ride it, ear plugs are useful.

The entry door is on hinges, and ties down from the inside with rubber straps.

Nice transmission components - useable range, something like 30 - 140"  IIRC *

FSA cranks, Dura Ace, Real metal thin wall frame**

Some shoes included

Practicalities include mudguards, which are actually essential in a wet race.

Will be sold as seen in photos. - https://www.flickr.com/photos/27473075@N03/

£1500, welcoming offers  :P
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Must resist, shed full, no more bikes, no more bikes...maybe if I build a bigger shed


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How big is your kitchen, Russell? It lived in ours for several months when it was mine...

Mind you, Judith is no ordinary woman
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There's already three bikes in the house... Big smile
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Only 3?? Around here that makes you what's known as a "beginner". Big smile

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Originally posted by NickM NickM wrote:

How big is your kitchen, Russell? It lived in ours for several months when it was mine...

Mind you, Judith is no ordinary woman

Hi Nick

Just picked it up and imagine my surprise when under the new "Great White" paint job I recognised the fairing and D6 bike I sold, finally reunited. Thumbs Up 

As a bonus I notice that my Burrows Fugin would fit in it as well as the D6. The D6 is a nice ride. I rode it hands off and that was a first for me. Choices choices. Just need to get my legs up to strength. A few more 90 minute  rides at Betteshanger should do it.LOL

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This is it when I first owned it 10 years ago.
 
 
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Hi,
I would be very interested in “Great White” if it is still available
And if you could help arrange shipping to the USA.

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