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  • Building a Front Wheel Drive recumbent lowracer - England
    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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    Re: StreetFighter/Warrior combo


    Warning 10 speeds do not allow front derailleurs. Unless you use a internally geared Bottom bracket like a Schlumpf drive or

    darnthedog Today, 02:20 PM Go to last post

    Re: StreetFighter/Warrior combo

    Yeah, it's a self-suggestion certificate let me edit that to the http version.

    Won't be running a freehub on this build, I'll be using

    cloakable Today, 12:45 PM Go to last post

    Re: "Inspired by AZ " Decals and xmas - competition

    you are welcome !

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    Twinkle Today, 11:34 AM Go to last post

    Re: StreetFighter/Warrior combo

    We run 11-32 7 speed and 28-38-48 on 20" wheels . be careful over 8 speed as the freewheel might not allow the chain to run through the centre

    Twinkle Today, 11:28 AM Go to last post
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