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  1. vk3ckc

    Quad Inspiration?

    If you are looking for inspiration for a quad project, you could do worse than PodBike: There are plenty of videos to stimulate your thinking. There is also an interesting interview on Laidback Bike Report: There seems to be a habit these days to refer...
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    Creating Your Own Wheel Hubs

    It seems that a problem in sourcing appropriate wheels for trike builds comes up from time to time. The most common problem is the requirement for a sufficiently strong axle for cantilever mounting. There are a number of different alternatives that can be tried. All that is required is to make a...
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    Chain Idler Bits and Pieces

    Found this little item in a newsletter received today. It may be suitable for light duty chain idler use - or provide another idea. Although they are located in Dandenong, Victoria, Australia, I think they supply to other places. Link: CyclingDeal
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    The Perfect Trike Design

    You are provided with 3 wheels, not necessarily all the same size. Your task is to come up with what might be considered the best, either operationally or aesthetically, design for holding the wheels, seat, steering, including suspension if desired, together. Hand drawings are all that is...
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    Weired and Wonderful Electrics

    Was strolling through the woods one day ... Seriously, I suddenly saw in a local shopping centre, securely tied to a hitching rail so it couldn't suddenly take off under its own steam, this, someone's pride and joy. DIY battery boxes and all. Note the size of the tail light below the seat...
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    Road/Ride Safety

    Haven't seen anything on AZ re riding and safety. So I thought I'd start one. Surely it is an issue for many and that is why I mainly ride off-road although one still has to cross roads.Many riding issues are only due to today's car-minded society or, so it is in Australia. I saw a "safety...
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    Wood You Build IT?

    There have been a few posts recently regarding wooden trikes and velomobiles. Having followed them, and viewed a few video links here and there, an idea came to me. This is always a dangerous thing as it inevitably leads to thoughts of another project. Anyway, here follows what might be a whole...
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    VK3CKC's eLecTricks Trike Design and Build.

    I have been holding off posting build details until it was well under way. It is happening slowly but it is happening. I built my Warrior a few years ago as an experiment for suitability for something I had in mind. I then hung various bits and pieces on it and modified it a bit. This build is...