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  1. Re: New Warrior Trike Build - Red, White and Blue

    697969806981 I will post photos of the back as soon as it is done, should have that painted today.
  2. Re: New Warrior Trike Build - Red, White and Blue

    Started painting Trike over the weekend. 69776978
  3. Re: New Warrior Trike Build - Red, White and Blue

    First test ride on the trike:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6r-P9BpcViA
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nhDiXiHPtSY
  4. Re: New Warrior Trike Build - Red, White and Blue

    A few more shots: 676467656766 The steering is on and all working. I did have to modify a bracket for the steering, but all is good. Working on Bottom Bracket tonight and looking for a source to get...
  5. Re: New Warrior Trike Build - Red, White and Blue

    Some new updates to the build:67626763 67606761
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    Need Nylon Pulley

    I seem to not be able to find a pulley at Home Depot, Lowes, Ace hardware or Orchard Supply around here. ANy ideas or links to ones you guys are using? This is the last part I need to buy to finish...
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    Issue with wheels tilting inwards

    I might have to cut and re-weld the kingpin I think that is what you call it, the angle of the tires is about 85 degrees tilting in. I thought I had it at 90 degrees. Will this pose any problems when...
  8. Re: New Warrior Trike Build - Red, White and Blue

    Not done yet. Will be working on it this afternoon. Half to adjust front wheels, not exactly 90 degrees right now. Need to adjust the bracket. once that is done, will start working on sterring rods...
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    Wheelchair bike

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    A friend of mine has a son in a wheelchair and would love one of these. But the cost is so high to purchase. How difficult you think it would be to create one from an existing wheelchair and...
  10. Re: New Warrior Trike Build - Red, White and Blue

    New images added. Got the front wheels on.
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    Rest of the images are here: https://plus.google.com/photos/10425...28296904542401
  11. Ordering Hubs, need to know what type of spoke holes to get?

    Question from Bitekhubs: How many spoke holes on your hubs and if you would like round holes or key holes. I am building a Warrior Trike. I believe it is 36 holes, but what type of holes should they...
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    Any other Hub manufactures to use?

    I would like to get the Bitek hubs, but they are $33 just for shipping which puts them almost $100 shipped for two hubs. My goal was to do the bike completely on the cheap :) Thinking of DIY hubs,...
  13. Re: New Warrior Trike Build - Red, White and Blue

    More build photos of my Warrior Trike. Main frame welded together. Tomorrow will weld rear forks and then start on the steering...
  14. New Warrior Trike Build - Red, White and Blue

    So started the build on my trike over the weekend. The end result will be a color scheme of Red, White and Blue. Started the forks over the weekend and this is the first time I have been welding. So...
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    Re: Steel Question, 16, 14 or 13g?

    I accidentally got 11g steel, you think this will be weigh too heavy or be ok to build with? I built the forks already. But if this you think will be too heavy, I will get 16 or 14 to build the rest...
  16. Re: Just got a new BB for $1.61 Truvati 113/68

    Is there a benefit to the **** Splined BB? they any better or worse?
  17. Just got a new BB for $1.61 Truvati 113/68

    I was at sport chalet today and ran across a Bottom Bracket Truvati 113/68 Power Spline. Says it is a **** Spline. So I am assuming I need some different type of cranks for it. Any recommendations?...
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    Re: How can you tell if Hubs are 20mm or not?

    Thanks for the info. Helps out a lot. Now just need to get this welding stuff down

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    How can you tell if Hubs are 20mm or not?

    I have a few tires here and really not sure if any are 20mm hubs or not. Is there an easy way to determine this?
  20. Re: Would this welder work? 90 amp flux wire welder mig harbor freight

    Got my welder yesterday, tried a sample weld today, boy, is it harder than it looks :) Lots of fun though. Will play more tomorrow with it. What setting seems to work best on 16g steel?
  21. Re: Where do you do your grinding and cutting at?

    Thanks for all the tips and info.
  22. Where do you do your grinding and cutting at?

    I just got my angle grinder and trying to find a safe location to do the bike cutting and grinding. I am afraid of grinding near my back yard because afraid of starting grass on fire. How concern...
  23. Would this welder work? 90 amp flux wire welder mig harbor freight

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xaDe5kGJPMM

    I mainly looking for a welder for bike frames and maybe a couple of projects around the house. Looks really simple to use.
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    Re: I scored! :D

    Where you located? I am in Brentwood about 20 min from Stockton.

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    Re: FREECYCLE.ORG ... is where I got two bikes

    I got 7 bikes from freecycle in the past 2 weeks. Cutting up bikes over the weekend and have 2 more to pick up.

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