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Forum: Recumbent 03-25-08, 01:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 851
Posted By Ross C
the BB is FIRST 68mm 1.37x24T F-2001SW approx...

the BB is FIRST 68mm 1.37x24T F-2001SW approx 119mm, It has a separate bearing BRG 6002RS D16
I am trying a Shimano bracket from another bike UN53 68 BC1.37x24 approx 110mm
seems to fit OK - proof...
Forum: Recumbent 03-19-08, 01:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 851
Posted By Ross C
'bent bottom bracket / crank wobble

does any other 'bent rider get this problem and is particular to 'bents, where you're pushing horizontally rather than putting your weight on it vertically?
the problem is the cranks make a clunk...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 11-12-07, 02:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 972
Posted By Ross C
Thanks Barabaika I've been looking at...

Thanks Barabaika

I've been looking at Sturmey Archer XRK8 for I have a disc brakes

I prefer a simple spreadsheet myself: gear inches = chain ring teeth x wheel diameter / rear sprocket teeth ...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 11-11-07, 03:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 972
Posted By Ross C
My new bike has a 52 chain ring and 34, 30, 26,...

My new bike has a 52 chain ring and 34, 30, 26, 23, 20, 17, 15, 13, 11 rear, 20" drive wheel, giving me slightly less top end than the standard 42/32/22 & 28, 24, 21, 18, 15, 13, 11 on the 700C...
Forum: Recumbent 11-11-07, 05:58 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 766
Posted By Ross C
Optima Hopper II

I now have an Optima Hopper II. Where will I find the Frame Number? Should I take the seat off to look for it? It doesn't appear to be on the under side.

I have adjusted the BB Avid brakes to...
Forum: United Kingdom 09-15-07, 09:23 AM
Replies: 497
Views: 144,848
Posted By Ross C
central London ...

central London
http://www.hackney-cyclists.org.uk/
for all London see http://www.lcc.org.uk/
Forum: Commuting 09-14-07, 03:33 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,761
Posted By Ross C
yes. In the UK you can get tax VAT etc taken off...

yes. In the UK you can get tax VAT etc taken off the cost of a bike if your employer does the admin (which is does for recruitment nd retention - who wouldn't? - see http://www.cyclescheme.co.uk/) +...
Forum: Commuting 09-14-07, 03:15 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,276
Posted By Ross C
it blows away a few cobwebs, saves money and is...

it blows away a few cobwebs, saves money and is the only opportunity I get for exercise



try getting a recumbent before you do yourself an injury

>Nill illigitimi carborundum< does that come...
Forum: Commuting 09-14-07, 03:04 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,447
Posted By Ross C
If in UK see...

If in UK see http://www.traffic-answers.co.uk/forum/index.php?topic=5638.0
Forum: United Kingdom 09-12-07, 01:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 577
Posted By Ross C
another, but established by now and improving to...

another, but established by now and improving to invite new members
http://www.traffic-answers.co.uk/forum/index.php
enjoy some friendly banter with Police, pose legal questions and, of course,...
Forum: United Kingdom 09-11-07, 01:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 695
Posted By Ross C
Depends on the time of day - I like cyling in...

Depends on the time of day - I like cyling in central London before the traffic gets too bad. I get to Fleet Street before 7am
Forum: Recumbent 08-25-07, 04:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,691
Posted By Ross C
three wheels http://www.2cancycle.com:80/ four...

three wheels http://www.2cancycle.com:80/
four http://www.mbrox.plus.com/gfair/01_gallery/pages/10_Brox_outside_the_church.htm
Forum: Recumbent 08-25-07, 03:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,527
Posted By Ross C
If you're still in the market for an overgrown...

If you're still in the market for an overgrown Raleigh Chopper, consider the Optima Hopper
http://www.optima-cycles.nl/main/en/modellen/14.html?Itemid=27# which I have just ordered
the rack is...
Forum: Recumbent 08-22-07, 07:34 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 848
Posted By Ross C
HPvelo Spirit or Optima Hopper

if anyone has any advice about which is the better of these two I'd be grateful:
http://www.hpvelotechnik.com/produkte/spirit/technik_e.html...
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