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    Re: Winnipeg Highroller

    And here's a picture of the High Roller with the Bafang motor installed. Just a couple thing's to finish it up, a bit of foam in a couple spots and then a black mesh to cover the seat. Also before...
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    I,m not sure about the weight but when it is finished it will be weighed. Hopefully no more than 75 lbs. Anyway here,s a picture with the door open and the hatch frame completed and open as well. The...
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    Re: Winnipeg Highroller

    Well the BBS02 vendor offered 3 extension cables for the speed sensor, 18 inches long @ $20 each plus $20 shipping. I thanked them for the offer and was able to find 2 cables 24" long with free...
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    Re: Winnipeg Highroller

    I have recieved a BBS02 mid drive motor and installed it and the battery on the bike. The battery fit very nicely under the frame, it's barely noticeable. The one glitch was the need to find and...
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    The door has now been built and both sides and the end have coro panels cut to fit. I had to wait for 3 weeks for an order of alum angle for the top hatch and the enclosed panniers and that is now...
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    Here's a picture of the frame a few stages further along. The opening on the right will be a door, for me it's easier to get on and off from the side. The top will be hinged as well so a 2 piece...
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    Re: Winnipeg Highroller

    willym , good one. What I,m really going for is the ability to get a smooth start to my rides. Riding around town it is mostly flat but at almost all the bike paths you wind up on a small incline...
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    An update to the Warrior body. The new body is going to be modular. By that I mean it is being built in sections. The front section has been built, it covers my feet and almost to the knees. It's...
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    Re: Winnipeg Highroller

    Well I have made one small upgrade to the highroller, just an adjustment to the handlebar stem and have the bike mounted to my indoor trainer. I have also decided to add an electric assist to it. A...
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    Re: Winnipeg Highroller

    Well I went out today to Birds Hill provincial park which is only about 15 minutes from my home to give a further test to the High Roller. Over the last few days 2 friends tried it in the back lane,...
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    One day earlier this spring I took it for a ride to the Forks area in Winnipeg. And was unprepared for the reactions of people along the way. Not that the reactions were bad, just the opposite, in...
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    Here is a larger picture of the Warrior with the body on. It was removed sometime later and now sits in my backyard and will be used as a template for a hopefully better version....
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    Thanks Brad, couldn't have done it without your imagination to lead the way. Darnthedog, what's next is a revamp of my Warrior trike. It now has a bit over 2000 km's on it and will soon be getting a...
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    Re: Winnipeg Highroller

    And here is the view from the flip side.
    https://s8.postimg.cc/p5d223vut/P1020750.jpg
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    Re: Winnipeg Highroller

    Here's a shot of the Highroller pretty much finished. After I learn to ride it if I like the experience a mesh covering made for a motorcycle seat will be added. The bike is a lb or 2 heavier than...
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    Re: Winnipeg Highroller

    I will measure the angle of the froks but the plans were followed faithfully so it should be right around 72 degrees
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    Re: Winnipeg Highroller

    Heres a picture of the highroller with the cables, chain, seat and shifters applied. It all seems to work so back into the garage with it where everything will be removed so the welds can be checked...
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    Re: Winnipeg Highroller

    Well the build is proceeding slowly. I just went down to my local bike shop and picked up new inner and outer brake and shifter cables. The chain has been added along with a pulley and a modified set...
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    Re: Winnipeg Highroller

    A quick update. the build is proceeding slowly, I want to take my time with this one and sweat the little details. The rear brace has been added plus the seat has been bolted on as well although it's...
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    Re: Winnipeg Highroller

    Here is a picture of the progress so far. I just received a set of Continental street tires in a 24" size but will wait to mount them. We are in the midst of a heat wave so I may just turn the old...
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    Re: Winnipeg Highroller

    Actually I have a plan, sort of, for the extra steel. On my Warrior trike I had decided to build an enclosure for it. It worked but it was heavy, the biggest benefit was the cold weather protection...
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    Re: Winnipeg Highroller

    For sure a consideration, thats why I decided to go with the 24" wheels. Brad's plans indicated someone over 5' 8" would be okay even with a 700C wheel. I want to be able to put both feet down flat...
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    Re: Winnipeg Highroller

    Thanks for the replies stormbird and darn the dog. My $30 donor bike is steel so that parts all good. I found another steel childs bike but it is too nice to cut up so it is being checked over/lubed...
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    Winnipeg Highroller

    We just had bike week here in Winnipeg and there is a local group of recumbent riders that got together to put on a display at the final day. There were a couple 2 wheel bents similar to the...
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    Winnipeg Highroller

    I just noticed this was put in the wrong section, sorry bout that
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