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emmaw999
07-22-2013, 03:30 AM
hi can any one help
i am trying to make a cedar stripped velomobile but i cant seem to get a nice finaL shape using cad
is there a easy way to make sections using a cad program
or has anyone got drawings that they could send me

stormbird
07-22-2013, 05:16 AM
Hi there

Have you tried asking here ?

http://forum.atomiczombie.com/showthread.php/6521-Allrider-Velomobile-Shell-Sections

Where abouts in the UK are you ?
Do you have any experience of cedar strip ?
What do you intend using for the suspension ?

If you PM me your email address I have some stuff that may be of use ?

regards Paul

emmaw999
07-23-2013, 03:30 PM
Hi there

Have you tried asking here ?

http://forum.atomiczombie.com/showthread.php/6521-Allrider-Velomobile-Shell-Sections

Where abouts in the UK are you ?
Do you have any experience of cedar strip ?
What do you intend using for the suspension ?

If you PM me your email address I have some stuff that may be of use ?

regards Paul

hi paul, i am not concerned about suspension yet but i can alter at a later date
if required

i live near bristol but only just got into velomobile and recumbent trikes i am trying to get one sorted for winter

i prefer to cedar strip then fibreglass

i struggle with cad ,
but if i get the basic shape of say mango or something similar iam sure i scale up or down to make fit

TexasTuff
07-23-2013, 03:53 PM
BROL member Terry build two wood construction velomobiles. One of plywood and the other cedar strip. Both beautiful velomobiles. He had help with the cad files from another member. You can find the details here. (http://www.bentrideronline.com/messageboard/showthread.php?p=891302&highlight=cedar)

stormbird
07-23-2013, 04:28 PM
Hi there

Go here :-

http://web.archive.org/web/20070515153847/http://www.velomobiel.nl/uk/mango_body_uk.htm

There are 2 paper models of the mango one white one yellow , they can be scaled up to at least 1/6th scale [ size of a artisit manaquin/action man etc ] and still make a reasonable model.

Mentioned here :-

http://www.recumbentblog.com/2011/01/04/paper-doll-err-velomobile/

I would build one straight first then look to make the next one in sections maybe a cut every 1/2 or so down it's length and see what it looks like in profile ?

regards Paul

ps the Mango has some sort comings [ in my eyes anyway ] for something approaching 8ft long it is very short of luggage space for shopping/camping etc