DIY Bike and Trike Plans

  • Three Go Dutch: The Trike Touring Tale of a Touring "Noob" - Part 2

    Continued from Part 1

    "Onwards to Den Haag (The Hague)

    We spent some time on the coastal route among the dunes, but eventually made it through and then began to head inland to the centre of town. While Holland has the most wonderful bike-friendly transport network, when it gets into truly urban areas you have to be very wary of tram tracks which have a special liking and attractive power where bike wheels are concerned. If you drop into a tram track, it can be a hard job to get the wheel back out again before a tram arrives.

    We managed to make it into the heart of Den Haag without incident and as luck would have it we stopped for refreshments at a small bar a few metres from a street corner. We were delighted to discover parades by all of the marching bands of the local scout troops. Police escorts halted traffic as each band passed through. John was quick enough to film one of the bands as they passed." Read more>>

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    Re: Welding injuries to eyes

    Do some research

    IIRC ALL welding helmets have a UV filter that stops arc eye whether the auto darkening works or not.

    I understand

    stormbird Today, 09:17 AM Go to last post

    Re: Tour-ettes trike syndrome.

    ....I must say, that looks too good to be going to the knackers yard......

    FrankCrank Yesterday, 08:53 PM Go to last post

    Re: Welding injuries to eyes

    ....I did experience arc-eye many years back, on a few occasions, and it's not a pleasant thing at all. I use a flip mask for all my TIG welding, and

    FrankCrank Yesterday, 08:50 PM Go to last post

    Re: Welding injuries to eyes

    First off- Welding will still burn your eyes if your not careful. Best advice I can give is use a Name brand Helmet Lincoln or Miller make great helmets.

    darnthedog Yesterday, 08:01 PM Go to last post
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