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Old 02-10-14, 08:37 PM   #851
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Looks great! I am impressed by others capabilities to come up with bikes such as this. Well done.

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Thank you very much. My brother actually made it so I will pass on the kudos.
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Old 02-10-14, 08:40 PM   #852
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Lindyfd, the front will probably shift better if you adjust the derailleur properly. There should be about 1mm vertically between the cage and the big ring.

Cool, thanks. I will play with it when I can open the garage again. lol The other problem (at least I think it's a problem) is the rear derailleur is completely folded up when in the smaller cogs. Not sure if I need to lose a few links.

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Old 02-10-14, 08:51 PM   #853
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My friend has decided that he is going to upgrade and gave me dibs on the Cat...



It will be coming here to stay in March.

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Hello, my homebuild plywoodtrike



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Old 03-03-14, 07:13 AM   #855
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Now THAT is a work of art.
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That baby is just begging for a velomobile body. One question, though. What are the things clamped to the frame alongside the seat?
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Old 03-04-14, 03:34 AM   #857
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What are the things clamped to the frame alongside the seat?
Here a view "inside" the trike without the Ventisit pad:



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My sons new low racer. Yesterday was his first ride on it. He rode a 61 mile ride on it for it's first time out. It's an '09 Optima Low Baron.

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My sons new low racer. Yesterday was his first ride on it. He rode a 61 mile ride on it for it's first time out. It's an '09 Optima Low Baron.

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Cheap second hand Actionbent, brought just for toddler hauling.
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Cheap second hand Actionbent, brought just for toddler hauling.
Very nice!

Now post a picture with said toddler on the bike and post it!
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Very nice!

Now post a picture with said toddler on the bike and post it!
I'll have to get someone else to take the photo. The kickstand is not sturdy enough to hold the bike up with said toddler.
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Old 06-06-14, 04:38 AM   #864
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Thank you Rans for creating the finest riding experience I've had in a lifetime.

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Cheap second hand Actionbent, brought just for toddler hauling.
I think the seat angle for the child seat should match the angle of your seat. Get to work on it!
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Here is 4 year old homemade highracer.
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Old 08-04-14, 08:41 AM   #868
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I have a BFer offering me a BikeE RX for $135+shipping. As soon as I can figure out how to get a rack on it... it will be mine. Oh yes, it will be mine.
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I have a BFer offering me a BikeE RX for $135+shipping. As soon as I can figure out how to get a rack on it... it will be mine. Oh yes, it will be mine.
Standard rack with some p clips for the time being... there was a bikeE rack made but think that I will end up firing up the torch and making something custom.

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Standard rack with some p clips for the time being... there was a bikeE rack made but think that I will end up firing up the torch and making something custom.
How does it do with all of that weight toward the back?
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How does it do with all of that weight toward the back?
I barely knew it was there figuring that the pannier and backpack might have been 30-35 pounds together.
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This is my first trike. 2013 ICE FSX. Have had it sense Mid Feb 2014, but couldn't ride it until Mid March when the snow melted some. Have 1,983 miles on it so far. Really enjoying it. Best move I ever made was to this trike. No more sore neck, back, shoulders, arms, and butt.
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I stuck a relative-unused Rev-X wheel on the back of my Baron the other day, just in time for the last regularly-scheduled evening club ride. The NoCom makes a distinctive hollow whoosh sound, and now this one makes a distinctive thwok-thwok sound.

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