Revamping one of my deltas

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Paul it does not give any sensation of tippyness at all, having said that I,m fully aware of the dynamics of delta trikes. As such, no fast corners, it gets treated as a cruising trike. My other with the 20" wheels satisfies faster handling urges. At 68 the ride and the scenery is of more interest anyway
 
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Paul it does not give any sensation of tippyness at all, having said that I,m fully aware of the dynamics of delta trikes. As such, no fast corners, it gets treated as a cruising trike.
With you on that , it is the unexpected that can catch you out ....Mercedes-a-class-moose-test-crisis-recalled

At 68 the ride and the scenery is of more interest anyway
2 years behind you and I second that (y) with the destination being a bonus ;)

Paul
 
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This will be the last of the pictures. The windscreen was added and the trike got a shorter but good test with it in place. Notice the black section under the seat with a rectangular hole. It provides a good base for the seat and also some storage. The piece of blue coro sitting on the seat just slides into the brackets on the edges, that offers some water proofing and hides the storage to a casual eye. It is a great spot for some tools, a phone, my wallet, etc. Also a couple short pieces of wood that in case of a flat can be used as a shim when standing the trike on end allowing an easier method of wheel removal. The pictures were taken on a local nearby trail. Its very dry here, without rain we may be heading into a drought.

 
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I think that looks a lot better than it's previous incarnation. If you put a backwards facing seat at the rear you'd have a tuktuk esque trike. :unsure: Have you thought about a pair of rolled up polythene sides, perhaps stored rolled on the roof but able to drop down if it rains? You could make them completely detatchable for those times you're certain it won't rain. They'd not necessarily need to be all enclosing but perhaps just enough to stave off the worst.
 
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Well 2 issues to report. I did manage to tip over at a super slow speed. I was coming home from a nice downtown ride and had reached a short section of a paved asphalt trail along the river. There was a bench at the top of a small rise with a few older gentlemen standing around and one guy on a mobility trike on the path. So I veered off the path to give them and me room. It was on a bit of a downhill camber. Trike went up on 2 wheels, I steered into it and recovered. Then I turned back up hill and over we went, prob at about 1 kph. No damage and the only damage to me was to my ego. Worse though is the rear hub motor I got from Ali Express. A lot of the spokes are loose and can't be tightened because the factory did not thread the spokes enough to allow any adjustment. I sent the company a message and their reply was thanks we will talk to the team about it. That wheel is now being removed, I am going to sell a Bafang mid drive motor and use the money to pay for a direct drive with regenerative braking hub motor. It is also Chinese, a Magic Pie motor but the vendor is in Canada, I've dealt with them before and the service is very good. Interestingly enough you can run it with a 24, 36, 48 or 52 volt battery. And Popshot I had not thought of roll down screens, seem's like a pretty good idea, just not sure where to go to source such a thing. Maybe a boat place.
 
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Ye Chinese aren't looking ad that. They use what fits and is cheap.
It is possible that they change it in the future, but then they are out of stock from what they have, or they need to order other ones as they aren't produced anymore.
 
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I did manage to tip over at a super slow speed. I was coming home from a nice downtown ride and had reached a short section of a paved asphalt trail along the river. There was a bench at the top of a small rise with a few older gentlemen standing around and one guy on a mobility trike on the path. So I veered off the path to give them and me room. It was on a bit of a downhill camber. Trike went up on 2 wheels, I steered into it and recovered. Then I turned back up hill and over we went, prob at about 1 kph. No damage and the only damage to me was to my ego.
Spooky I have tipped my Flevo/Python hybrid over this week as well , low speed and embarrassment as a lady in a car pulled up and asked the 66 year old sprawling on the pavement if they were ok :oops:

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Thick (1 to 2mm) clear pvc can be found on ebay. It's prime use would appear to be as a table protector but ought to fullfill the roll (sic) here should you opt for it.
 
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