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  • Building a Front Wheel Drive recumbent lowracer - England

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    Ian W. Swindells (forum member swizz69) always wanted a recumbent bicycle. Researching online brought him to the AtomicZombie builders forum. After learning about the Warrior Tadpole Trike, Swindells was motivated to design and build a Front Wheel Drive recumbent lowracer. In a feature article for the AZ newsletter, Swindells discusses the project and the challenges along the way. Read his story>>
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    1. The Cat's Avatar
      The Cat -
      Have you seen the pedal-powered Escargot boat that could be used as a narrow canal boat? Think it is from an American boat builder. I may have copied the article sometime last year or the year before this would be a project a family could tackle. Over the weekend I may have a change to look for the article and post on forum.
    1. jrich's Avatar
      jrich -
      Did the turning wheel cause trouble with the drive chain and the chain bending?
    1. darnthedog's Avatar
      darnthedog -
      Quote Originally Posted by jrich View Post
      Did the turning wheel cause trouble with the drive chain and the chain bending?
      This article was frolm 2 years ago and you may not get a responce. Plus it was an article not a posting so it may not have been a member of the site. Just an FYI
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    Radical Brad

    Re: Welding injuries to eyes

    I can attest to the amount of pain your were in!
    Getting the "flash" can happen from a reflection as well, so don't wear a light colored

    Radical Brad Yesterday, 08:39 PM Go to last post
    stormbird

    Re: Phyton Trike Project

    Go here :- http://archive.org/search.php?query=edgar%20k.%20atkins

    Download all the free bike plans.

    Look through them and

    stormbird Yesterday, 06:39 PM Go to last post
    Twinkle

    Re: Fantasy solar bike

    look at bmsbattery.com , tax about 15% on import.

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    Twinkle Yesterday, 05:21 PM Go to last post
    sandman

    Re: Welding injuries to eyes

    You dont say what helmet style you have, if it a variable shade self darkening one then as Em says start dark until your happy, also wind up the bright

    sandman Yesterday, 04:17 PM Go to last post
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