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    Re: Biggredd from the Midwest

    Welcome to AZ Forum from the Wichita area!

    Rob
    RV3maker :wings:

    Warrior build
    Aurora build
  2. Thread: My Aurora!

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    Re: My Aurora!

    Looking good, great work! How do you plan to mount your seat?

    Rob
    RV3maker :wings:
    Warrior Trike build Link
    Aurora Trike build Link
  3. Re: Indycycle variant . . .and so it begins . . . oh boy!

    A friend of mine here in the Wichita area is paving the way for both of us for vehicle inspection with the state highway patrol inspection office. There is a new class of vehicle now in the state of...
  4. Re: Indycycle variant . . .and so it begins . . . oh boy!

    Finally got my A-arms welded up for the Indycycle variant. I built jigs for these and managed to make the bends using a electrical conduit pipe bender. Turned out pretty good. I am going to put...
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    Re: Warrior mesh seat bracket

    Sorry, meant to add this pic of the rear adjustment.
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    Re: Warrior mesh seat bracket

    I built this for my Aurora. Could work on a Warrior.
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  7. Neat idea for someone with handicap/disabled family member

    It has been a while since I have been on the forum . . . life is busy right now . . .but I saw this and thought it was wortjh sharing.
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  8. Re: Kyoto Cruiser taking shape..adjustable seat only makes sense

    I adapted an adjustable seat to my Aurora build and made the steering adjustable as well. I made this for my wife and she had not ridden recumbents before so I wanted as much flexibility as...
  9. Thread: 2nd build

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    Re: 2nd build

    Mine is 6" bolt-to-bolt on my Aurora. I measured the other one I have on another project and it is also 6". My are both off of Mongoose bikes (MGX's I think). Mine fit almost at an exact 45-50...
  10. Indycycle variant . . .and so it begins . . . oh boy!

    Hello fellow Zombies!

    Well, finally started my powered tadpole/reverse trike project. Mine will be a variant of the Indycycle. I plan on making it slightly wider and putting a small baggage area...
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    Re: wheel flop = Mr Ackerman??

    I had the exact same thing on the left wheel. I installed a simple rod stop on the bottom of the frame. Works perfect, problem solved and move on and ride! :-)
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  12. Re: Air Capital Warrior - It's an awesome ride!!!! (build picture link)

    Steal away.... Please....that's what this forumn is all about.....it's the only way I got my Warrior finished! 😁

    Share your pics!

    Rob
    rv3maker
  13. Re: Air Capital Warrior - It's an awesome ride!!!! (build picture link)

    Got a chance to ride before the trick-r-treaters came yesterday evening. Still have some brake adjustments to do on the back wheel and some more permanent securing of cables on the new handlebars...
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    Re: Hello! A warrior from Tulsa, OK!

    Welcome! Photos, yes, photos say a thousand words during the build. I relied on help from Spinner Guy and his photos on Just another Canadian Warrior post here. I posted all my build photos with...
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    Re: Me and my big feet

    I occasionally hit my heal when going over bumps etc., but it is seldom and I have fairly long crank arms on my Warrior (I believe they are 170mm). I have size 11 feet, so I think that if you when...
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    Re: Ball joint/Tie rod end and cable/tube ?

    Try asking for spherical rod end bearings, male thread. Not sure if your plans call for 3/8" or 5/16, but the thread and the bearing hole are typically the same size. They come in right hand and...
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    Re: Bitex DH20 bearing replacement

    Thanks Darnthedog!

    Had trouble getting the image to load, but after researching and finding the bearing specs, ordering new bearings and then looking at the sleeve on the disc side . .I ended up...
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    Re: Bitex DH20 bearing replacement

    Darnthedog,

    Are you using the DH20's or another brand? If the DH20's, how did you get the inner bearing out that have the through shaft? Did you knock out the outer bearing first? I can't seem...
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    Re: Yes, we are still around

    *** bless and thank you for the update! We all have had these times and it reminds us all that friends and family (including the Z community) are what gets us all through it. Being around people...
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    Bitex DH20 bearing replacement

    I have my Warrior disassembled right now for paint and upon putting it back together noticed that I have a bad bearing in one of my Bitex DH20 hubs from bumping the head of the 5/8" through bold on a...
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    Re: Bitex hubs. which one?

    Just saw this on ebay while trying for find a source for Bitex hubs. I have a bad bearing in one of mine from bumping the head of the 5/8" through bold on a "tight squeeze" concrete barrier while on...
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    Re: creeping sprocket

    I have a similar problem on my Aurora. My sprocket "wobbles" on the shaft under load, but is find when free spinning. There does seem to be a small amount of play in my keyed shaft so I am going to...
  23. Re: Air Capital Warrior - It's an awesome ride!!!! (build picture link)

    Well, call it a praying mantis, a bad swan dive or a hung/dock catch of the day . . . it's finally getting painted!

    Parts and pieces also coming along . . . it's about time . . .
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  24. Re: Air Capital Warrior - It's an awesome ride!!!! (build picture link)

    I see that booth every year Spinner and I tell the gent that I fly with that I know the guy who designed it and he says every year that he wishes he had one . . . never buys one though.

    Well, it...
  25. Re: Air Capital Warrior - It's an awesome ride!!!! (build picture link)

    [QUOTE=spinner;98712]Darn, I was at Oshkosh as well. I rode my new motorcycle over 2000 km (1200 miles) then drove with a friend for 9 hours to get there. Only the 4th time out of 18 I actually drove...
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