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    My Aurora part 2

    I started my original post years ago so I thought I should start a new one since I've restarted work on my trike. I am at a roadblock and maybe someone out there can give me some advice. I am at the...
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    Re: avid bb7 disc direction

    ok thank you both of your posts make sense
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    avid bb7 disc direction

    OK, the discs I have came without instructions and although I'm putting a trike together I dont know what direction to mount them correctly. The discs have an arrow on them but they also ,for lack of...
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    Freewheel /disc adapter out of spec!

    I just now got to use the freewheel/brake adapter and the brake adapter I purchased back in 12. I bolted the disc to the brake adapter without issue. I went to bolt the disc onto the freewheel...
  5. Thread: My Aurora!

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    Re: My Aurora!

    So i finished up my steering yesterday and it took a lot longer than expected. I ended up using a piece of 3/4 conduit for the handle bar and welding an 1 1/2 inch piece of real handlebar to the ends...
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    Re: Another Greetings from Rochester NY

    Welcome from Newark,N.Y. about 30 miles from you. I'm building a modified aurora.
  7. Thread: My Aurora!

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    Re: My Aurora!

    I wrapped the seat with strapping and set it on my trike, sat on it and moved it ,changing the angle until it felt the most comfortable for me. Then I marked where the cross beams of the seat...
  8. Thread: My Aurora!

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    Re: My Aurora!

    Here are some pictures of my work to date.
    https://www.flickr.com/photos/153408166@N07/albums/72157682099500656
  9. Re: steering head tube length for aurora missprint in plans?

    Thank you very much, just what I'm looking for.
  10. steering head tube length for aurora missprint in plans?

    I'm at the point of working on my steering and remember reading a post a while back about the plans for the aurora having a missprint on what length to cut the steering headtube down to. On page 104...
  11. Thread: My Aurora!

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    Re: My Aurora!

    I got off my lazy procrastinating butt and started to work on my Aurora again. Wow! I foolishly thought I would get the seat mounted and maybe get the steering sorted out. Boy, was I foolish. I opted...
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    Re: Delta trike recover

    I look at that and I see a Zeppelin. I wonder how a fabric and dope cover would work? Maybe something like a WW1 plane.
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    A new repair tape,any ideas anyone?

    I work in a do it best hardware store and we got this new product in that I think shows some promise with the kind of work we do, check it out and see what you think....
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    clipless shoes for big feet

    I bought some pedals that are platform on one side but set up for clips on the other. I have terrible feet, and large feet at that,size 12. Anyone have recommendations on shoes or sandals for...
  15. Re: Update To My Roundtube ChroMo Warrior -- BIG PIX

    What size tube did you use and how did you bend it? Also, did you have trouble welding it, did you preheat? Very beautiful ride, it doesn't look home built at all. Wonderful
  16. Re: At a crossroad - Straps or Grommets - opinions wanted

    I made a seat from 1/2 and 3/4 conduit much like rv3makers. I purchased some phifertex and plan to use grommets reinforced with tarp repair tape on the sides, maybe wrapping the sides in 3 or 4...
  17. Re: Is there a reason not to have 4 wheel velomobile?

    in NY state 4 wheels is no longer considered a bike and motor vehicle rules apply.
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    Re: Idler pulley for my Aurora

    After some digging I managed to find this pulley....
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    Idler pulley for my Aurora

    I'm looking for an online source for an idler pulley for my Aurora. It has to be a 2 3/4 to 3.5 inch od that will accommodate a 1/2 inch v belt. I have found a pulley on Amazon that is made for a...
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    Re: My Aurora!

    I'm looking to get a Shimano UN55 bottom bracket for the bottom bracket shell I bought from AZ, what size do I need? I believe it needs a 68 by 110MM? The description looks to have been removed.
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    I'm looking to get a Shimano UN55 bottom bracket...

    I'm looking to get a Shimano UN55 bottom bracket for the shell I bought from you, what size do I need? I believe it needs a 68 by 110MM?
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    Re: Axle bearing selection

    The cast iron bearings I received also were flush on the bottom. I ended up chamfering the inside bottom edge to accept the welded area. Just an aside. I'm not as good a welder as Brad so I opted to...
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    Koolcat, I work in a small machine shop part...

    Koolcat, I work in a small machine shop part time. Work is a little slow this winter and the owner might be interested in making these parts if you don't want to anymore. Is it the machining or just...
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    Re: Transfering downloaded plans

    I've printed mine no problem and even transferred them to my kindle hd so I can read them on lunch.
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    Re: Warrior build... Pieces parts

    I get a lot of my parts, most actually from Amazon.com. Sometimes you even get free shipping.
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