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    Re: Pedal Axle for wheels hack?

    Cool bananas! I'm going to give this pedal shaft idea a try too. :scholar:

    Thanks so much for sharing; - aren't bicycles amazing? - they can be bolted together in so many useful ways.
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    Re: Article: Don't want to offend you, but...

    As a woman who has built things and tinkered with mechanical stuff all her life my opinion of Brad's plans is that they are absolutely spot on. Properly draughted plans are no good to me, - well...
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    Re: Two spirits tandem build.

    Wonderful! Congratulations on your first test rides :helmet:

    Your tandem looks very smart in white and red Steve and I can well understand why folk come rushing out onto the street to look at it.
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    Re: Two spirits tandem build.

    Excellent work Steve and congratulations on completing the frame :)

    Judging by your wife's very specific choices with regard to the tandem's colour scheme it sounds like she's wanting to try it...
  5. Re: electric power assist with on board generator to top up battery

    Cast an eye over this patent.....

    http://www.freepatentsonline.com/7469760.pdf

    It's a patent for a hybrid scooter that uses a Stirling engine to recharge the batteries. There's been a lot of...
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    Re: Can I buy this part somewhere?

    If you poke about in scrapyards a lot sometimes it's possible to find something from a car or truck or some odd piece of machinery that can be adapted, but it''s usually down to pure luck and having...
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    Re: River's Marauder build

    Looking very nice River. It'll go faster now it's painted red :)
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    Re: Steampunk Long Ranger.

    More creative thinking going on at the moment than actually getting anything done. Over the past few days I've been called out several times to see Mum at the rest home as she'd had a fall and was...
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    Re: Kurb Krawla Python Lowracer From Essex

    The ride video is outstanding and amazing to watch. I never thought it would be possible to ride a recumbent without any handlebars to hold onto.

    Your latest bike is just so minimalist and zen...
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    Re: FWD RWS from Hampshire

    They are a very nice pair for trikes and as you say the red RWS one is particularly interesting. Thanks for sharing :)
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    Re: Steampunk Long Ranger.

    On the steampunk front how about this for a bike?

    I don't think I'll try anything like that on this bike, but I've got it tucked away in the back of my mind :)
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    Re: Steampunk Long Ranger.

    Donor bike is presently in my bedroom filling the air with new bike smell :)
    It's an Australian made Repco and to my surprise it's a reasonably sound bike and much better than I expected in terms of...
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    Re: New Velomobile.

    My word that was quick, - I only just suggested it ! :rockon:
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    Re: Steampunk Long Ranger.

    Just to have a total reversal of the concept of skilled artisans making things the Warehouse (NZ chain store) has a big sale on cheap 26 inch bikes with suspension at each end. Only $NZ159.00 part...
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    Re: Back Seat Driver

    What a great tandem trike! Beautifully done :)

    Yellow is a good 'see me' colour to have especially when carrying children.
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    Re: FWD + RWS Build

    Usually rear steer is something that sends folk off to run and hide, but going by that video the guy who built that bike has just taken first prize.
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    Re: The Quad so far

    Wow! your quad is really great. I'm impressed that you acheived so much in just two weeks.
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    Re: New Velomobile.

    Looking good :) Somewhere online I saw a velomobile that'd been made by layering glue soaked paper over chicken wire. I would imagine that if you were to cover the chicken wire with spandex fabric...
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    Re: Two Wheel Drive . . . Upright?

    I've never seen anything like that before either TT. If something like that wasn't setup just right and kept lubed the drag would be something outstanding.
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    Re: Steampunk Long Ranger.

    Yes the era of the skilled artisan who worked with mostly hand tools and who could cast anything in moulded sand using wooden patterns.

    If I get this to work I'm going to change my avatar.....
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    Re: Others work throughout the world

    Wait until he gets the e.kit on it :jester:
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    Re: Down Under Fast Recumbent Quad F-RQ

    Amazing, absolutely amazing. This going to be the velomobile to end all velomobiles.:sunny:
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    Re: Meter wanted

    Well I was just planning on using an automotive type gauge, - more than likely one from a classic car of some sort.

    Wot? who yelled you can't do that......
  24. Re: Delightful French semi-recumbent disability trike

    Wow Thomas, it's all changed a bit since the 1950's :elvis:

    Thanks for posting the link :)
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    Re: Simple park brake

    Or perhaps a smaller lever fitted to the brake lever that has an offset cam disc attached to it that can be pivoted against a fixed pin to apply the brake for parking. I can see I'm going to have to...
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