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    Ground Hugger imitation

    Hope this works...this is my work of 30 plus years ago when I saw the Ground Hugger in a magazine ?Popular Science ?
    It is too heavy to be practical but when I took it to a low rider show bout ten years ago they all loved it.
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    That is cool, I especially like the tractor seat!

    On Ebay, they keep selling some sort of old plans to make recumbents, unicycles, etc., wouldn't be surprised if that's not out of the same work.
    "be careful this rando stuff is addictive and dan's the 'pusher'."

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    Sometimes (mostly), practicality and cool don't mix well.......It's better to be cool, THAT bike is!

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    That is cool and certainly unique.
    "He who serves all, best serves himself" Jack London

    Quote Originally Posted by Bjforrestal View Post
    I don't care if you are on a unicycle, as long as you're not using a motor to get places you get props from me. We're here to support each other. Share ideas, and motivate one another to actually keep doing it.

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    el padre
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    Thanks...Don't remember how many hours I spent on it, been too long ago. The 'drive train' is a bit weak for the weight of the thing but if I stay on the solid it is a sight to see going down the street.. several years ago I painted it this red and put blue and white streemers for a fourth of July parade... got first in the bicycle division and won some fireworks.
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    I like it!

    That thing'd be kool all Ratted out
    Surly Troll,Origin 8 CX'er,enough parts to build a few

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    In the world of recumbent bikes the ground hugger is called a lowracer and the state of the art is carbon fiber like this Velocraft NoCom made in Europe:
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    Quote Originally Posted by chainstrainer View Post
    In the world of recumbent bikes the ground hugger is called a lowracer and the state of the art is carbon fiber like this Velocraft NoCom made in Europe:
    And you can get the plans to make the new carbon fiber version of the Groundhugger from the designer, the XR2. http://www.rqriley.com/bike.html

    "He who serves all, best serves himself" Jack London

    Quote Originally Posted by Bjforrestal View Post
    I don't care if you are on a unicycle, as long as you're not using a motor to get places you get props from me. We're here to support each other. Share ideas, and motivate one another to actually keep doing it.

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