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  1. 3 years with the voyager e-trike

    Hi folks post 16 from the original thread till today - almost 3 years to the day from one of the first shakedown rides to Shoreham beach .
    Temperatures were about 2 deg C today and the ten mile round trip meant that I never got warm . mainly the arms and finger tips got cold , still a good way to remember when the trike was "new "

    Hi Folks

    Now with 50 odd miles under its belt the trike is still running well , I have put 3 or 4 full charges ...
  2. front suspension

    Hi everyone

    Can anyone give me a good reason why I cannot use suspension fork in replacement of normal setup for a Trike .

    I was thinking of just using a standard bike forks setting them up with the 80 degree caster and there you have it front suspension …. But maybe I am missing something.

    It may not look as good but beauty is in the eye of the beholder

    Something like this [IMG][/IMG] ...
  3. I am a Newbee- where to begin building ?

    I am a newbee here. I have 12 bikes I saved from the landfill dump. I like the trikes. But can not download plans. How can I get plans without downloading. I have no printer ! Thanks
  4. Another 20" wheeled e-trike

    Hi Folks .

    I might have been quiet of late but another trike has come out of the garage .

    Any similarities to anything else is purely coincidental or even incidental .

    The past few months have been a mixture of car repairs , a new caravan ( and sorting it out ) , lots of triking holidays ,day rides and some home refurbishment , we still have a lot to do before I can spend more time building as we are trying to do more triking before the weather ...
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  5. senior citizen trike project

    Senior Citizen Trike
    by Mr Idaho


    1. A Delta style, easier to get on and off. 3 wheels for stability
    2. 4 x 26 rear wheels = appearance and smoother ride
    3. a 20 inch front wheel = appearance
    4. Low center of gravity
    5. Comfortable recumbent style seat
    6. Freewheel differential = lower cost than a purchased unit Differential will eliminate any tendency to drift left or right on gravel. The fat tires would