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  1. Re: Looking for Accomplished "builder" for help with 'builds'

    HI edspedalcars

    "For many, maybe most, it's about 'function'. The ability to create something, that is simple, safe and useable, in a relatively short period of time." 'function' -

    My first...
  2. Re: Looking for Accomplished "builder" for help with 'builds'

    Imperfection - First build - building a vehicle such as in these plans is a precision craft - which could take many years of hard work and practice to perfect.....and is not inexpensive (unless you...
  3. Looking for Accomplished "builder" for help with 'builds'

    http://forum.atomiczombie.com/images/misc/progress.gif

    Frustrated customer; in the western suffolk/nassau county Long Island New York area.

    I built 3 frames back in 2009 and 2010 - one...
  4. Re: Designing and Building a Trailer to carry 2 trikes

    Thanks for the advice - building one would be more work - http://www.harborfreight.com/automotive-motorcycle/trailer-accessories.html

    Hopefully for the money the harbor freight trailer will be...
  5. Re: Designing and Building a Trailer to carry 2 trikes

    Hi - nice trailer - and yes I've seen the harbor freight trailers - they are cheaper - but maybe I could make a larger one for less - I'm in New York - Long Island - I can ride in my local...
  6. Re: Designing and Building a Trailer to carry 2 trikes

    So far I found this : http://www.teardroptrailers.us/tbuild.pdf


    I'm sure there is more on youtube.......
  7. Designing and Building a Trailer to carry 2 trikes

    Looking at my trike projects - I realized I need a better way to transport them - buying a commercially built trailer can cost 1K and upwards - although building one I'm assuming would cost much less...
  8. Designing and Building a Trailer to carry 2 trikes

    Looking at my trike projects - I realized I need a better way to transport them - buying a commercially built trailer can cost 1K and upwards - although building one I'm assuming would cost much less...
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    Re: Gear - part cleaning

    thanks you have answered all my questions - (mostly refreshing my memory - I've used navel jelly in the past for rust - and a wire on my angle grinder) I don't remember what I used to clean off gears...
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    Gear - part cleaning

    Hi All; what are the best store bought solvents that you recommend for removing grease/dirt/crap and rust from (mostly freewheel sprockets) Paul
  11. Re: Large O.D. Bottom Brackets and BB shells ( approx. 57 -59 mm)

    I'd rather not disclose my location - I have purchased from nova cycles - they fit with the bottom brackets I have used in past projects or have recently purchased - so that does work for me - It's...
  12. Re: Large O.D. Bottom Brackets and BB shells ( approx. 57 -59 mm)

    I finally dug my caliper out of my tool box - the inside diameter is 45 mm or 1 and 3/4 inches (1.77165) is that a standard size for the wonder cups BMX to MB conversion kit? (I could not find that...
  13. Re: Large O.D. Bottom Brackets and BB shells ( approx. 57 -59 mm)

    "It sounds like you have what they call a standard American one piece shell" it looks like this one : http://chopzone.com/hacking3.html so the conversion unit might be the way to go - I'll have to do...
  14. Re: Large O.D. Bottom Brackets and BB shells ( approx. 57 -59 mm)

    Also I thought you might be interested in this very cool trikes gallery page I found recently http://www.pinterest.com/wonkybent/recumbent-trikes/
  15. Re: Large O.D. Bottom Brackets and BB shells ( approx. 57 -59 mm)

    I found the 'DMR wondercups' - that could be a solution (especially if I don't have to do any welding.) I could slide in a 68 or 73 mm shell inside with lots of extra room - so is this kit all that...
  16. Large O.D. Bottom Brackets and BB shells ( approx. 57 -59 mm)

    I'm sure you have all seen those large size Bottom Brackets (like on cheap dept. store bikes) I have a few on old bikes and would like to upgrade the cranks and bottom bracket parts - (so I could put...
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    Re: Looking for low cost Bottom Brackets

    Thanks for the info - I'm glad I have some to call on the phone to better explain to me about the bottom bracket and shells I need to purchase (to clear up my confusion) - I did just read your link...
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    Re: Looking for low cost Bottom Brackets

    yeah I know - my question is : - (68 X 117.5 - 68 x 123 - 68 x 110mm - 68 x 113mm - 68x 122mm - 68 x 127.5 mm) - what is the O.D. # 38.1mm in correlation to 117.5, 123, 110, 113, 122, 127.5 mm's ?
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    Re: Looking for low cost Bottom Brackets

    hows this look ? http://www.amazon.com/dp/B001IOW41U/ref=asc_df_B001IOW41U2772086?smid=A16QDZ1XG7GVFM&tag=nextagusmp0382303-20&linkCode=asn&creative=395105&creativeASIN=B001IOW41U and what shell does...
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    Re: Looking for low cost Bottom Brackets

    Here's a better more detailed question - these are the specks I got on shells (39.7mm O.D.x 69mm) - (38.1mm O.D. x 68mm) - 38.1mm O.D. x73mm wide) - now what I found on bottom brackets is (68 X 117.5...
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    Re: Looking for low cost Bottom Brackets

    not the bottom bracket shell - the mechanical parts (the bottom bracket) - I have found good shells for cheap - I'm a bit confused about the bottom bracket parts - I have recently seen them online...
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    Looking for low cost Bottom Brackets

    Any recommendations for low cost Bottom Brackets (39.7mm O.D.x 69mm) - (38.1mm O.D. x 68mm) - 38.1mm O.D. x73mm wide) ?
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    Re: Aluminum Sticks for arc welder? do they work?

    Thanks - that answers my question - Doesn't sound to promising. -
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    Aluminum Sticks for arc welder? do they work?

    Hello - I've seen aluminium rods for arc stic welders (but never tried them) they are expensive - do they work!? - In my search for bike frames and parts I picked up a few aluminum frames and parts -...
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    Re: Aluminium welding w/ propane torch

    Hello - I've seen aluminium rods for arc stic welders (but never tried them) they are expensive - do they work!? - In my search for bike frames and parts I picked up a few aluminum frames and parts -...
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