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Old 10-05-08, 07:39 PM   #1
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Bigass chainring?

I'm building up a recumbent and I'm trying to avoid using a jackshaft. Does anyone make a chainring in the 70 tooth range?
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Old 10-05-08, 07:40 PM   #2
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You lost me at "recumbent".
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Old 10-05-08, 07:47 PM   #3
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Come on wanders, he's trying to build up the fastest Mup rig so he can drop all of those silly roadies on their conventional bicycles.
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Old 10-05-08, 08:00 PM   #4
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OK then. It looks like you're going to have to fabricate it youself like this guy.





For what it's worth, "I just jackshafted a roadie" will get you more recumbent cool points.
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LOL. Those teeth look like they'd wreak some havoc on a chain. But maybe the diameter mitigates that.
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GO BACK to where you belong!!! We don't need your kind here, and that chainring looks like it won't be very effective with the shape of the "teeth"
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Pfft .... I use a 80 tooth ring for easy spinning during the winter.
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GO BACK to where you belong!!! ...
I think you mean-

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Bent's are so much faster than wedgies, you'll all learn once you get droped on the Mup by one of them. 'Bent's can turn a fat, bearded granola-eating college professor into a pro bike racer.
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Bent's are so much faster than wedgies, you'll all learn once you get droped on the Mup by one of them. 'Bent's can turn a fat, bearded granola-eating college professor into a pro bike racer.
That's why I stay off of the MUP's and on the road, where the climbs are.
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Bent's are so much faster than wedgies, you'll all learn once you get droped on the Mup by one of them. 'Bent's can turn a fat, bearded granola-eating college professor into a pro bike racer.
They were all clogging up the Metro Parks Sat.
Bents with jingle bells,dog pulling a trike,professors,etc.
Was there a convention here or is the circus in town?
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Or, just use a 2 tooth rear cog.
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Ahhh...the recumbulator hate is stong with this thread....I feel I belong here now....

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I always enjoy a visit from our recumbulator friends so I will lend a hand to Foster from Florida.
BIG chain ring for you:
Find an old Western Auto outboard.
Remove the flywheel from top of motor.
Voila,a 100+ tooth ring.
You are now the fastest mechanical beach chair in God,s Waiting Room.
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Why do you people dislike recumbents?
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They were all clogging up the Metro Parks Sat.
Bents with jingle bells,dog pulling a trike,professors,etc.
Was there a convention here or is the circus in town?
I've yet to see a Bent in the parks, maybe you should stay off of the Mup?

And we hate bents because they're the Rush Limbaugh of cycling, without the oxycontin addiction.
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Why do you people dislike recumbents?
Don't worry, it's just talking sh*.

And 'bents are easy targets 'cuz they're so low.
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Speak for yourself. They stank...... And I HATE 'em!


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Why do you people dislike recumbents?
I find your lack of faith disturbing....

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I'm building up a recumbent and I'm trying to avoid using a jackshaft. Does anyone make a chainring in the 70 tooth range?
I think the MDT rings are made by Highpath?

http://www.mdt-products.com/products.../luna_aero.htm

http://www.highpath.net/cycles/eggs/01.html
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Why do you people dislike recumbents?
Why do you say that?
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Old 10-06-08, 03:58 AM   #22
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what part of "road cycling forum" made you think that anyweenie here knows what a jackoffshaft is?
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Old 10-06-08, 07:40 AM   #23
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Greenspeed do big chainrings.
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Greenspeed do big chainrings.
looks like they have TA Specialites up to 61, dude is looking for 70
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Paragon Machine works used to make some 60t chainrings. Maybe they could fabricate a 70t one for you.
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