BEHEMOTH (Big Electronic Human Energized Machine, Only Too Heavy) recumbent bicycle

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Date Introduced
1983-1991
Photographer
Richards, Mark
Dimensions
87 x 160 x 36 in.
Manufacturer
Roberts, Steven K.; Nomadic Research Labs
Credit Line
Loan courtesy of Steven K. Roberts
Copyright Owner
© Mark Richards
Object ID
L2003.2001

BEHEMOTH was the last—and heaviest—of three bicycles built by brilliant self-taught engineer Steve Roberts. BEHEMOTH weighs 580 pounds loaded, integrating three laptops and several wireless communication systems. Handlebar keys and a helmet-mounted display enable typing while riding.