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Forum: Alt Bike Culture 05-05-16, 10:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,838
Posted By globalrider
pedalchopper.com is a guy in florida who sells...

pedalchopper.com is a guy in florida who sells stuff for motorizing the stingray. He sells frame extension to run 24" diameter wheels and a custom fork to adult size and and make it handle fatter...
Forum: Recumbent 10-08-14, 10:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,648
Posted By globalrider
This would work with the qualifications you and...

This would work with the qualifications you and others have pointed out already. Go for it!
Cycles U.S. Homepage - CYCLES U.S. (http://www.choppersus.com/store/)
is a good resource for trike...
Forum: Alt Bike Culture 10-06-14, 11:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,691
Posted By globalrider
It currently only has a coaster brake so no tests...

It currently only has a coaster brake so no tests at max warp yet! I bought/gathered the parts for a hand brake. I needed a roll of housing and a tandem brake cable. This should be the next big...
Forum: Alt Bike Culture 09-19-14, 10:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,691
Posted By globalrider
The trike was called a WRFF. If you go to my...

The trike was called a WRFF. If you go to my blog there are pictures of an unmolested one, as it looked when I bought it and others along the way. One of the next steps is to put a small cargo...
Forum: Alt Bike Culture 09-18-14, 11:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,691
Posted By globalrider
Tadpole Trike/Frankenbike progress

407090Inviting comments on my latest creation; almost 2 years into it so far. 407089

This started its life as a tadpole scooter. The previous hacker put a 20 inch rear wheel off a kids bike on...
Forum: Alt Bike Culture 01-16-13, 09:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 909
Posted By globalrider
No, got one of those :) trying to upgrade it or...

No, got one of those :) trying to upgrade it or correct some problems created by the previous owner.
Forum: Alt Bike Culture 01-04-13, 12:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 909
Posted By globalrider
291684 I think that with the low ground...

291684

I think that with the low ground clearance on this beast i want to go with a internally geared wheel and I have the Raleigh in the parts heap. I also want to replace the rear end with...
Forum: Alt Bike Culture 01-04-13, 10:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 909
Posted By globalrider
How can I mod a vintage Raleigh hard tail rearend to connect to a suspension pivot?

I was thinking of hacking up a vintage Raleigh 3 speed to connect to a suspension pivot on my tank trike. If I cut off the top tube and cut the down tube about 6 inches in front of the Bottom...
Forum: Adaptive Cycling: Handcycles, Amputee Adaptation, Visual Impairment, and Other Needs 01-02-13, 11:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 464
Posted By globalrider
Yes that should match the size on the Miele...

Yes that should match the size on the Miele frame. What started out as British or English Threading for bottom brackets is the current standard for modern bikes. A great resource is the...
Forum: Alt Bike Culture 12-10-12, 08:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,357
Posted By globalrider
How hard to build a wheel from a wide 3 speed hub and a motorcycle rim?

I have a 3 speed hub set up: The "... Extra Wide Sturmey Archer SX-RK3 Hub; Internally Geared 3 Speed; ... for Use with Extra Wide (i.e. 4"/100mm) Rims; Measures 170mm Locknut to Locknut (Inside...
Forum: Adaptive Cycling: Handcycles, Amputee Adaptation, Visual Impairment, and Other Needs 12-06-12, 11:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 882
Posted By globalrider
That might work Thanks. I'll post on my blog...

That might work Thanks. I'll post on my blog when I get something together.
homebrewhpv.blogspot.com
Forum: Adaptive Cycling: Handcycles, Amputee Adaptation, Visual Impairment, and Other Needs 12-06-12, 11:43 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 324
Posted By globalrider
Rifton Wrangler or R140 Trike component Specs/measurements?

Does anyone have measurements on the Rifton Wrangler adaptive trikes? I've seen a trashed one that may be helpful to build my son's trike but I can't find the headset dimensions on the Rifton...
Forum: Alt Bike Culture 11-15-12, 06:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,109
Posted By globalrider
I just bought from Ebay, a gocart front end...

I just bought from Ebay, a gocart front end married to the rear of a suspension bike. This might be the answer. My first step has been to chop down the front end to make it more comfortable and...
Forum: Alt Bike Culture 10-15-12, 07:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,109
Posted By globalrider
Want to build a trike-tank for my special needs 13 year old Help please

I'm looking to create a new trike for my son. He is invited to do a rails to trails ride with the boy scouts next spring and I want to get a jump on setting him up for it. He has used a Worksman...
Forum: Adaptive Cycling: Handcycles, Amputee Adaptation, Visual Impairment, and Other Needs 10-15-12, 07:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 882
Posted By globalrider
front wheel drive trike for my special needs 13 year old

I'm looking to create a new trike for my son. He is invited to do a rails to trails ride with the boy scout next spring and I want to get a jump on setting him up for it. He has used a Worksman...
Forum: Recumbent 12-19-11, 07:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 828
Posted By globalrider
I agree with Jeff, my BikeE seems a little...

I agree with Jeff, my BikeE seems a little twitchy to be putting a motor on. However, it's possible you could swap out the fork and put a bigger wheel in the front. You also might be able to...
Forum: Recumbent 10-15-11, 10:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 819
Posted By globalrider
Converting adjustable boom recumbent to a trike?

I love my BikeE and my vintage Workmans trike and I have been thinking about a way to create a ride with the advantages of both. I already own a vintage counterpoint Presto, photo attached, and was...
Forum: Recumbent Bike and Trike Marketplace 07-13-11, 04:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,387
Posted By globalrider
I have a counterpoint presto recumbent bicycle...

I have a counterpoint presto recumbent bicycle frame which I purchased with a plan to built it up. The previous owner had it professionally repainted. Reality intruded in the form of my...
Forum: Folding Bikes 06-14-11, 12:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,975
Posted By globalrider
I have a Worksman "Trifecta" that came w/a drum...

I have a Worksman "Trifecta" that came w/a drum brake and I added a side pull brake. I had complaints from my son about how it stopped so my solution is to udgrade the sidepull brake for a Pitbull...
Forum: Folding Bikes 06-14-11, 12:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,127
Posted By globalrider
Can't see your image, but I have a vintage...

Can't see your image, but I have a vintage worksman folding trike, "the Trifecta" which I have moddified for my kids and I to use. I bolted a wooden breadbox where the rear basket was and fixed a...
Forum: Alt Bike Culture 05-24-11, 11:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 532
Posted By globalrider
The type of bike I think you are talking about is...

The type of bike I think you are talking about is alsocalled a hula bike. go tho the bikeforest website for more info.
Forum: Recreational & Family 05-20-11, 08:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 662
Posted By globalrider
Homemade adult trike kid's seat

http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-hQxLGf83GHA/Tc57XupOzgI/AAAAAAAAACU/_1XQEw9adZ4/s1600/DSCN0479.JPG
I made this seat for the back or our trike from a seat from a trashed Big Wheel and a wooden breadbox! I...
Forum: Recumbent 05-20-11, 08:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 862
Posted By globalrider
no pedal steer front wheel drive transfer case

I'm interested in building myself a fwd recumbent trike that would use a boom mounted bottom bracket with a chain that runs to a cog above the headtube. I would connect the 1st cog to the front...
Forum: Recumbent 05-20-11, 07:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 543
Posted By globalrider
I had something similar to this for my son. I...

I had something similar to this for my son. I felt the rear steer made it take to much room to turn. I also wondered if it could be modded to be suitable for an adult and held to it in part for...
Forum: Recumbent 03-12-11, 10:49 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,285
Posted By globalrider
Craigslist and Ebay are great if you are patient!...

Craigslist and Ebay are great if you are patient! I just posted one of the extra frames in the harem on Ebay Counterpoint Presto SWB recumbent bike framew/web seat opening bid is 299$ Item...
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