Cycling and bicycle discussion forums. 
   Click here to join our community Log in to access your Control Panel  


Go Back   > >

Recumbent What IS that thing?! Recumbents may be odd looking, but they have many advantages over a "wedgie" bicycle. Discuss the in's and out's recumbent lifestyle in the recumbent forum.

User Tag List

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 09-09-08, 10:46 PM   #1
roodster
Newbie
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Bikes:
Posts: 4
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
converting my burley canto from SWB to LWB

I have a 2004 Burley Canto that is convertible. I have the steering arm and bearing headset (???) I am no mechanic and not sure about the correct part names. I am planning on taking the bike to a shop and have them do the conversion. I don't have a bike stand and would rather have them do it first and let them show me the steps once I am better prepared.

However, the bike shop would like me to do a little research to see if I truly do have all the right parts before they get into it. Even better would be a manual.

Anybody out there have a Burley Canto or another bent' that converts. I thought I would start with a thread and then do some Googling.

thanks for listening.
roodster is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-10-08, 03:53 AM   #2
melman222
Junior Member
 
melman222's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Bikes: ICE Sprint RS
Posts: 13
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Burley Canto Conversion

I have a convertible Burley Limbo that should be about the same to convert. All you should need is the steering bar and a longer front brake cable.You just remove the threadless fork and move to the forward position, on mine there are headsets in the front and rear positions. Should be a fast swap once you have done it a couple of times.
Hope this helps. Good luck, Mel
melman222 is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off



All times are GMT -6. The time now is 03:06 AM.