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    Re: 2Wheel to 3Wheel Conversion

    I am making an "ilean style" 20inch wheeled recumbent tricycle. Because the back wheels lean a single kickstand does not work so I need a double legged stand like yours. I have looked at many...
  2. Re: hunchbacks be careful - not a joke / not bullying

    Seating now needs a rethink/rebuild........who knows.......but I will get there......thx for your interest. Regards..............
  3. hunchbacks be careful - not a joke / not bullying

    Hi All,

    Interesting? story but solution to story. All my life I have had rounded shoulders / hunched-back - which never really worried me, or seemed to restrict me nor was I picked on at school -...
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    Re: 700dia wheel and 9speed ok for streetfox

    Great help from all - appreciated - thanks.

    Emma glad to hear the toes are healing - but yet another 6 weeks, a severe exercise in patience!! - I'm not envious!!
    Hope you get back to go, go, go...
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    Re: 700dia wheel and 9speed ok for streetfox

    Thanks guys for the replies:D - thanks for the heads up of the distinct probability of the 700 not fitting it in and the thought that I could "taco" an expensive wheel - what a pain that could...
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    700dia wheel and 9speed ok for streetfox

    Hi All,

    Have the opportunity to buy a 2nd hand pair (everything looks new) of 700X20 Armadillo tyres on alum rims with 20 spokes. Front rim has no tyre. Rear wheel has 9 speed cassette and a "as...
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    Re: Ball Bearing help please

    Thanks Emma,
    For the heads up on sizes and removing one - hopefully should get some this afternoon - didn't realise how easily available they are, and at a good price, never done any of this before...
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    Ball Bearing help please

    Hi All,

    Mere 88F (31C) here so can stand some outside work - almost cold compared to 108F (42C) :sweatdrop: the other day! But really it's great it's not raining s I can something outside!! ...
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    Re: video of Ed on his quadrunner

    just like mine!!!!....................I wish
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    Re: Merkel alternative spring forks

    Wow Ed,

    Thanks for taking the time to give such a comprehensive answer - should be everything I need...............:sunny: Thanks again, regards..........:D

    PS your rockers rock ! LOL :punk:
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    Re: Merkel alternative spring forks

    Hi again Ed,

    Thinking about your springer forks again - to hot to work outside - forgot to ask, hope you don't mind?
    1/ What are your rockers made of? (they look like aluminium??) and
    2/ How...
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    Re: Merkel alternative spring forks

    Thanks again Ed, brilliant.

    Regards Geoffrey
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    Re: Merkel alternative spring forks

    Thanks Ed, very, very helpful - terrific thanks.
    Can see how to sort out measurements - to make the comparison (to sort out what size I need) what diameter wheel is your springer on please?
    Seeing...
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    Re: Merkel alternative spring forks

    Maybe the mudguard "arm" acted as a "spring damper"?....................
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    Re: Merkel alternative spring forks

    YES!! Thanks edspedalcars :D ..............now I just have to find out some dimensions (spring size etc). Looking at it it's hard to tell whether the rocker is in one or two pieces? and it looks...
  16. Re: "Inspired by AZ " Decals and xmas - competition THANKS

    Hi Emma,

    Your welcome decals have arrived already - they look great!! :D
    Put head sets together - but one set was not running smooth, discovered ball bearing cage out of shape (not flat) - in...
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    Re: Merkel alternative spring forks

    Wow, thanks for your efforts Tradetek - close but no cigar! I've tried to post a copy of ad I have so you could see what I mean but couldn't figure how to add the picture - will try again tomorrow....
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    Re: Merkel alternative spring forks

    Thanks for the lead - no real luck although did find very old newspaper ad for them - but no real details............Regards
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    Merkel alternative spring forks

    Hi All,

    Have seen plenty of springer forks but has anyone seen plans / dimensions of springs etc of the Merkel spring rocker for front forks for upright bikes?
    The springs and rocker could be...
  20. Re: "Inspired by AZ " Decals and xmas - competition

    Thanks again Emma,
    Looking forward to the Decals - photos of trike/decals to be proudly posted when trike finally finished - Feb/March, 2016 of course !!??.
    That should also give me more time to...
  21. Re: "Inspired by AZ " Decals and xmas - competition

    Thanks Emma,
    Didn't think it was sinister but thought I had to send a white envelope - silly me...........:rolleyes4:
    anyway thanks again for your great generosity and I hope you and your family...
  22. Re: "Inspired by AZ " Decals and xmas - competition WOW

    Just got to my PC (27th - been away) & read that I had won - what a surprise :D - and to boot Emma has gone the "extra mile" to do me a set in black to suit my trike - very, very kind. Thankyou...
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    Re: New fork front suspension design

    Your design looks cool - any chance of more photos/dwgs?? Might have a need for something like that one day. Thanks, regards..........:jester:

    oops should been for espedalcars :oops:
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    Re: Another tadpole trike

    Great build - you must be doing them in your sleep now!! Regards...........:rockon:
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    Re: Simple way to set steering headtubes!

    For those interested..........just noticed some clarifying words missing :juggle2: :oops:
    Extra notation added in capitals - ie, ladies bar horizontal & then when turned upside down the...
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