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Old 09-26-05, 03:39 PM   #76
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My favorite BENT picture website
belongs to some fellow who has pictues
of Joe Kochanowski's Homebuilt Bents
Here is a picture of Joe on his MOBY BENt.
http://tinyurl.com/df7b8

And here is the homepage for all his bicycle
stuff. His WORKSHOP is something to see
in and of itself.

http://www.outsideconnection.com/gallant/hpv/joe/

For a real kick, watch Joe's movie of knocking over
a series of trash cans with his giant bent.

I heard Joe had an accident in traffic on his MOBY
about a year ago but last I heard he had recovered ok.

This guy is a real inspiration to me in that he makes
all his own bikes and I couldn't make one if I tried, honestly!

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Old 09-28-05, 02:25 PM   #77
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Old 09-28-05, 03:15 PM   #78
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Here I am, summitting Carson Pass, last of the 5 pass Markleeville Death Ride 2005. Still smiling after 15,000 ft of climbing. 3rd year for the Aero. Better time each year.

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Old 10-05-05, 04:49 PM   #79
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Here's my EZ-Sport AX with fenders, fairing, rack, Trek rack bag and Shimano XTR 36h hubs. This baby would fly if it had wings.

The trike is my wifes it has fenders and a rear basket.
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Old 10-08-05, 11:45 PM   #80
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My most recent acquisition, and the reason I can't wait for the doc to fix my knee.

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Old 10-10-05, 06:11 AM   #81
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Here's my Evox 140 with modifications. I replaced the seat, crankset and removed the leg guard. Sweet running CLWB.

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Old 10-10-05, 06:36 AM   #82
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My most recent acquisition, and the reason I can't wait for the doc to fix my knee.

http://groups.msn.com/BicyclingForum...&PhotoID=10950
Why the derailleur cage on the return side of the chain? It doesn't appear that you have very wide gearing, so the rear der should take up enough slack by itself. I'm guessing that it's so you can adjust the boom without changing chain length; if so you can remove it and finalize chain length once you have the bike set up for you.
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Old 10-10-05, 01:12 PM   #83
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Jen,

What model of bike is that???
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Old 10-18-05, 09:09 PM   #84
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Here's my long awaited Bachetta Giro26. All fairly standard, but a beaut nonetheless.

http://uk.pg.photos.yahoo.com/ph/roa...0e.jpg&.src=ph

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Old 10-18-05, 09:51 PM   #85
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Here's my long awaited Bachetta Giro26. All fairly standard, but a beaut nonetheless.

When I click on the link, it comes back as it can't be found.
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Old 10-18-05, 10:13 PM   #86
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My newest used bike.

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Old 10-18-05, 11:38 PM   #87
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When I click on the link, it comes back as it can't be found.
Weird. It worked for me. I edited the link. Try it again
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Old 10-19-05, 06:38 PM   #88
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Weird. It worked for me. I edited the link. Try it again
Works for me now. Thanks. Nice looking bent.
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Old 10-21-05, 07:18 PM   #89
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New crankset, seat, seat bag, and wheels for my Tsunami:

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Old 11-04-05, 01:55 PM   #90
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Here is a pic of my newly completed FWD Cruzbike. Ride is sweet and a LOT of fun! Gets the "double take look" often, especially when people realize what wheel the chain is driving.

Sorry for the PQ, I need to get a host or something...
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Old 11-09-05, 04:56 PM   #91
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Old 11-19-05, 08:15 PM   #92
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My new EZ-Tadpole CX
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Old 12-14-05, 08:03 AM   #93
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Here's some pics of my bents that got deleted off the site somehow
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Old 01-19-06, 05:34 PM   #94
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This I my Home Built (No Weld) Recumbent.
I'm Just new to this Forum so I hope I can post the pictures.

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Old 01-20-06, 06:16 AM   #95
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This is my trike,I made it by myself. I come from The People's Republic of China.



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Old 01-21-06, 08:44 PM   #96
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Here is a pic of my newly completed FWD Cruzbike. Ride is sweet and a LOT of fun! Gets the "double take look" often, especially when people realize what wheel the chain is driving.

Sorry for the PQ, I need to get a host or something...
OK, here we go:






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Old 01-31-06, 09:10 AM   #97
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Hi all. Im new here. Lots of interesting trikes to look at .
Heres my home-built called "Wheelchair". Its aluminium tube, bar the rear drop-out which is off a steel BMX frame, joined together with kevlar and carbon-fibre. 20" wheels, oldschool 105 rear hub and disc brake front hubs minus the discs. Steering is push pull steering, tie rod at the front, seat is aluminium sheet (1.6mm). Im running a single chainring (52t) and 13-23 cluster. This thing is my trainer and i ride it an hour a night. Due to the crap gearing, top speed is limited to 40km/h Dought i hav the brakes to risk going any faster anyway

In the jig, cross-member, boomtube n spine
http://img376.imageshack.us/img376/3134/p13000168nh.jpg

A kingpin
http://img376.imageshack.us/img376/9866/p10101686km.jpg

A seat, which is also steel (19mm daimeter)
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Wheelchair with its shoes on
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Completed Product


Myself standing next to it. I think it sits quite low considering its ground clearence (70mm front, 110+ rear)


Oh and heres the last trike i raced in, called T-Bone. Ive done 4 24hr races since 2002 with general success.


And finally, the 1st trike i made called "Mullet" . It was totally impractical and fell apart once a month...i guess bronze-welding will do that though . It was a demon steerer though


Hope youse like em

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Old 02-01-06, 08:21 PM   #98
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Your trike is very good!
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Old 02-03-06, 07:12 AM   #99
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This picture was posted by spuds on the first page of this thread.


OMG. That is me in the front on this picture, I am not joking. What a coincidence. I know that bike is really bad. I can tell you the background on it. Over here in south Australia we have a race called the Australian International Pedal Prix. In 1999 I raced that bike in a team of 11 for 24 hours. I was in year 8. I actually helped build it. My tech teacher designed it. Dont get me wrong, I know its not a good bike, we came second to last out of 128 teams. I cant believe I found a picture of myself just clicking around on the internet.

This is the trike that I designed, built and raced with a team of 7 for our 2005 race last year. We finished 5 out of about 130 in a 6 hour event. We built this trike on a $500 Australian budget, very very cheap trike. Max speed of around 60km\h, cruise 45-50 Km\h.


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Old 02-04-06, 04:20 AM   #100
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Your trike is very good!
Thanx dude, yours aint bad either

@JWSJSS.
Hey there . U aint racing Murry Bridge this year in September are u? Im in a team right now and we're building from scratch as we speak. If u are going, look out for the "Vector" style canopy

Your "Team Bluebird" trike, it looks very Bendigo Youth Racing (BYR). Nose cone shape, outer rollbar and pumped-out fenders etc. Do u know of BYR? Did u race em in 03-04? I love those guys...Bendigo recumbent community's home town heros
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