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10-20-2008, 11:15 PM
is it just me or has every one else built a spin cycle. Im feelihng left out. I guess I will hafto build one. what worries me is getting off the blme thing(any one have a forklift I can borrow:eek::D)

10-21-2008, 06:30 AM
They really are a lot of fun, GVB. Comparatively easy to build, too,
which is how the Trixter that I'm currently upgrading, started out,
but I got a lot more pleasure out of riding mine as a regular SWB delta,
so as part of the upgrade, I'm not even putting the casters back on it.

In fact, I've never used 'em since putting rear wheels on it over a year ago,
so there's really no point.

I don't really even consider it a "SpinCycle" anymore, since it doesn't spin,
& no longer has the casters, although that's still basically what it is.


10-21-2008, 08:05 AM
Is that now the (or was) the yellow and black trike I saw somewhere...?

10-21-2008, 09:51 AM
joey, i have n doubt they are fun to ride. what realy worries me is getting off the blame thing. you may think i was kidding, but i wasnt. trying to get 400+ lbs from 2-3 inches of the ground isnt an easy task. the only solution i can think of is a lesthan grace full roll of the thing followed by me getting on my knees then using a solid object to stand. all the while looking like beached whale. :eek: I guess I may have to sacrafice my dignity and build one any way.:D

10-21-2008, 11:06 AM
The delta's are easy to get out from if you use the rear wheels as rails to lift yourself.


10-21-2008, 11:15 AM
brad here is a question for you regarding the spincycle, do you think the blocks welded to the frame the same way you did will hold my weight400=, what about the wheel axle I was intending on using 14mm axles but the one side mount may be to much for them. I have another idea much like GGs but involving two front forks. we will see.:D

10-21-2008, 02:14 PM
Is that now the (or was) the yellow and black trike I saw somewhere...?

No, that was the other one I built, & called it "Lil' Hornet".
It's an 18-speed & never was intended to be an actual "SpinCycle", right from the start.
It's never had casters, & as you can see, it's 2 inches wider & a good bit lower than the Trixter.
When this pic was taken, the Trixter still had wheelchair wheels on the rear.


http://img352.imageshack.us/img352/8633/lilhornetstickerap6.jpg Lil' Hornet pics: http://joeywallace.spaces.live.com/photos/cns!9D0D4DF6F50AAFC2!961/?&_c02_owner=1&_c02_vws=1 http://img352.imageshack.us/img352/8633/lilhornetstickerap6.jpg