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    Re: Build a winter trike

    I left the uk in 73 for the sunshine and surf and to this day I still surf. Never to return to the cold.
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    Re: Just caught this Tall cycle on the news

    What happens if he falls off. what happens in an accident regarding the law, seeing as you can't put you'r down to protect yourself, insurance, income protection, are you covered, loss of home due to...
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    Re: Wheelchair cycle attachment.

    Well there you go I knew there must be a simple explanation , thanks Emma.

    Tom
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    Re: Wheelchair cycle attachment.

    [QUOTE=HHJ

    Back home for a few days, my mind has wandered down the Zombie path and I came across these excellent ideas:-

    German wheelchair attachement Speedy-Pedalofit...
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    Re: Am I expecting too much?

    You'r a better man than me Neil after almost a year I gave up on the tadpole idea, parked up the warrior climbed on my aluminium push bike and cycled up the hills that I couldn't manage on the...
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    Re: The next bike a "Terra-Fox"?

    I ride a pushbike occasionally HJ. I used to carry the tadpoles on my car rack to a cycle path but became to much of a hassle, Just in the process of loading all my bike spares into my trailer and...
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    Re: The next bike a "Terra-Fox"?

    I see you used 2.5mm steel for you'r streetfox Dan, thats quite a hefty trike then? 16 guage is 1.6mm thats the size I used for my first warrior but I found it too heavy so I built a lighter one, but...
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    Re: Just another Canadian Warrior

    Hi Dave

    I used 20mm high tensile bolts and turned them down to 15mm have used them for about a year now with no problems.

    Tom
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    Re: Folding "racing " shopper bike

    Wish we could have some of you'r rain Emma, haven't seen much since last november and that was in the UK.

    Tom
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    Re: Racer in progress

    Thats the same welder I have. whats the saw :sunny:blade doing mounted on the front dog.

    Tom
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    Re: Ordered the steel - No backing out now.

    You going into mass production Danny ?

    Tom
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    Re: Replacing an suv with a trike

    Where will you get you'r ac power from? Unfortunately I don't know of any other way other than batteries, unfortunately batteries are expensive and heavy.

    Tom
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    Re: Replacing an suv with a trike

    Sorry to hear that Dad just keep poking away mate you'll get there in the end I'm sure, just keep thinking positively.

    Tom
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    Re: Replacing an suv with a trike

    Thats pretty piss poor that your company does't encourage cycling and provide showers. Where I live cycling is encouraged and the company provides showers and we shower IN THE CO. TIME . they pay for...
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    Re: Evolution Rage 3 saw

    I use a drop saw for cutting metal ( the blades are cheap) and a mitre saw for wood.

    Tom
  16. Re: Making fibreglass Mudguards and repairing moulds

    [QUOTE=Twinkle;87732]Tom
    I have made many a silk purse from a sows ear .
    A couple of years in the motor trade many moons ago
    taught me that and at least I can say I even made the mudguards...
  17. Re: Making fibreglass Mudguards and repairing moulds

    After buying all the material and all the messing around it might be cheaper to bite the bullet buy them, you'll never get them to look as good as a manufactured one. I have worked with fibreglass...
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    Re: Does your creation have a name?

    You'r probably right Ed it is dorky naming paintings but there abstract and thats what they do.:sunny:

    Tom
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    Re: Just found these

    Bitex 15mm are cheaper and very good hubs or bitex 20mm for the heavier load. I used the 15mm hubs with high tensile bolts that I turned down as axles to suit the hubs.

    Tom
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    Re: Sidecars

    Having a sidecar mounted on a trike would make it very wide and hard yakka without a motor. Many local laws don't allow sidecars on cycles.

    Tom
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    Re: Does your creation have a name?

    No. I name all my paintings but naming a bike or trike I personally think is a bit dorky.

    Tom
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    Re: How will this effect handling? Help please.

    My mk2 warrior is 50mm higher and I have'nt noticed any difference between that and my other one which is built to Brads plans, but having said that my ackerman setup is spot on with both trikes and...
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    Re: Frank's mk2 trike

    Thats a work of art Frank.

    Tom
  24. Re: tandem trike n trailer constructive critisism, please?

    What country or countries are you planning to ride through as I've driven around australia. It's 4000 kms across and thats a long way to drive, lots of road trains on the way.


    Tom
  25. Re: tandem trike n trailer constructive critisism, please?

    [QUOTE=inkelk;87220]Okay, prepare, this will be a bit of a novel.[/QUOTE)

    Well it certainly is. Have you ridden a recumbent? If you haven't it will take a while to adjust too. I don't want to put...
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