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Old 08-04-08, 12:10 PM   #526
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Thanks! You have an eye for fine art...
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Old 08-04-08, 01:51 PM   #527
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What if you had a chopper with a small tire in the back and large one in the front
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Old 08-04-08, 02:24 PM   #528
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Cool LBC! Keep it that way, it's your canvas.
I had the cut forks welded together for safety reasons of course...
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Old 08-05-08, 06:16 AM   #529
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they look good that way too
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Old 08-05-08, 09:12 AM   #530
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I really dig that bmx chopper


specially the springer forks
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Old 08-05-08, 11:22 PM   #531
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My latest "chopper" (?? - bit hard to categorise) has small rear and large front. It is indeed sweet. You can ride it no hands fairly easily. http://www.rat-patrol.org/RPOz/FArt/impala_impaler.html
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Old 08-06-08, 07:00 AM   #532
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Not mine but a neighbors....
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Not mine but a neighbors....
that seems inherently dangerous for a young child to be riding next to a fence like that on a tallbike...
cool bike though
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Old 08-06-08, 07:04 PM   #534
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that seems inherently dangerous for a young child to be riding next to a fence like that on a tallbike...
cool bike though
Note the foot resting on said fence to enable a static photo to be taken.
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That's just dangerous...impending impalement
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Old 08-06-08, 09:07 PM   #536
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What if you had a chopper with a small tire in the back and large one in the front
18x21 will be on my next build...
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Old 08-08-08, 04:50 PM   #537
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my retro direct 2-speed

I've always thought these bikes were cool. How did you mount two freewheels on one hub, while allowing them to work independently?
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Old 08-11-08, 02:49 PM   #538
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Old 08-14-08, 02:38 PM   #539
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Hey everyone, I'm new here.
After visiting Portland I got a taste for the minibike from riding with the Zoobombers. Here's my 19" frame with a 12" mag on the front. I've got to figure out better steering geometry because I get some scary wobbles at speed.
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Old 08-18-08, 08:57 AM   #540
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Rockhopper trike

Trike made with 1 mountainbike, 2 small kids bikes, boat air seat. VERY wide!

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(Rockhopper trike above has "wagon" 1 point steering- whole axle turns)
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Old 08-18-08, 09:13 AM   #542
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front/rear
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Old 08-18-08, 09:43 AM   #543
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That picture was also before I put in my other braces:

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Crikey!

That has to be the king of all custom built tall bikes

countersTrike: - tell me more about your 'Rockhopper' trike. It looks to be a nice handy HPV, only I'd like to hear about how it steers with that centre pivot axle.
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Old 08-20-08, 08:45 AM   #545
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That Rockhopper was a plain old DF mountain bike. It has 2 small frames welded together to make a large front (straight or solid) axle. Mountain bike cut about 1' ahead of the seat-post, and then a headset welded on. Entire front axle bolted in to turn as a unit: painted. I saw and bought it already done.

Looks weird in scale. Wide, big wheels with knobby tires. Extremely hard to steer while braking- pulls right or left violently! That might be why it was sold, but I had the same problem with another trike- east fix.

That massive thing moves right along with plain gearing. I have not gone over 15, and don't think I ever will dare to; but for plain workhorse riding it will work nicely. I am putting panniers on it today. I do not like mountain bikes for recumbent trike part
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(oops - wrong key) ...trike partS- but this is a good marriage!
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Old 08-20-08, 02:22 PM   #547
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Old 08-30-08, 12:10 PM   #548
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This is my long bike. It works as a tandem as well, you just have to put another crankset, saddle and regular bars on it.

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That seat looks uncomfy.
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