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10-27-10, 06:46 PM
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Posted By bloompedal08

http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a283/Allentown/l...

http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a283/Allentown/leroypull.jpg
07-20-10, 06:16 PM
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Posted By bloompedal08

the new rig: ...

the new rig:

http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a283/Allentown/newhauler.jpg

c-dale quick and 3' x 5' trailer
07-20-10, 06:15 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 70,835
Posted By bloompedal08

bike haul: ...

bike haul:

http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a283/Allentown/twocdales.jpg

My new ride, a c-dale quick
07-03-10, 05:29 PM
Replies: 1,059
Views: 150,951
Posted By bloompedal08

New business: Portable Greenspace!

http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a283/Allentown/portablegreenspace.jpg
06-04-10, 05:53 PM
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Posted By bloompedal08

http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a283/Allentown/I...

http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a283/Allentown/IMG_0233.jpg
06-04-10, 05:46 PM
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Views: 70,835
Posted By bloompedal08

:lol:

:lol:
06-03-10, 06:49 PM
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Views: 70,835
Posted By bloompedal08

http://sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc3/hs552....

http://sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc3/hs552.snc3/30236_1460502400819_1481208399_31194186_4165614_n.jpg
04-13-10, 02:41 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 70,835
Posted By bloompedal08

Nice! I've always wondered what it's like to...

Nice! I've always wondered what it's like to haul on a bent.
04-09-10, 07:49 PM
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Views: 277,750
Posted By bloompedal08

Yes, the latest "grocery getter". entire chassis...

Yes, the latest "grocery getter". entire chassis is aluminum, 24.75 x 36.75 and the fenders are stronger than necessary (.125" 6061 T6). also, the BAW towarm is a great investment. Overall width...
04-07-10, 06:16 PM
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Views: 277,750
Posted By bloompedal08

Thanks! Here's a shot of the chassis before all...

Thanks! Here's a shot of the chassis before all the hardware is attached:

http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a283/Allentown/chassis.jpg
04-05-10, 06:38 PM
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Posted By bloompedal08

144966

144966
12-04-09, 11:10 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 70,835
Posted By bloompedal08

northern tool 16"5 SPOKED PNEUMATIC...

northern tool 16"5 SPOKED PNEUMATIC WHEEL...cheap as i could find with 1/2" axle.

$15 each last time i checked...good wheels...although when storing the big trailer on its side, the wheel flexed...
11-08-09, 04:36 PM
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Views: 70,835
Posted By bloompedal08

Thanks, more than 2 bungees, and I only had to go...

Thanks, more than 2 bungees, and I only had to go about a mile ;)
11-03-09, 05:09 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 70,835
Posted By bloompedal08

not sure of the make or model, but it's probably...

not sure of the make or model, but it's probably trailer #10 we've built (the big boy, 40x72" chassis)...recently added a BAW tow-arm which, for $65, has been a great investment...:thumb:
11-03-09, 03:30 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 70,835
Posted By bloompedal08

http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a283/Allentown/b...

http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a283/Allentown/bikeboxes.jpg
06-24-09, 07:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 814
Posted By bloompedal08

The terrain you traverse will directly affect the...

The terrain you traverse will directly affect the life and durability of your trailer. A simple cloth-bed trailer rated at 100# capacity will probably be able to haul 200# over several thousand...
06-06-09, 05:39 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 9,318
Posted By bloompedal08

What if you put a really beefy front wheel, like...

What if you put a really beefy front wheel, like a 700 35 36 spoke double walled blah-blah doohickey, up front, and grew really strong arms?

I'm wondering if cetma can build a 24 rail rack? i...
05-22-09, 03:57 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 70,835
Posted By bloompedal08

http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a283/Allentown/b...

http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a283/Allentown/bftcardboard.jpg
05-20-09, 04:29 PM
Replies: 1,059
Views: 150,951
Posted By bloompedal08

400 some gallons of recyclables ...

400 some gallons of recyclables
http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a283/Allentown/bft400gal.jpg
05-15-09, 09:25 PM
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Views: 150,951
Posted By bloompedal08

4 days, eleven hours and twelve minutes, not...

4 days, eleven hours and twelve minutes, not including potty breaks.
05-15-09, 05:56 PM
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Views: 277,750
Posted By bloompedal08

The new trailer, model "BFT" ...

The new trailer, model "BFT"

http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a283/Allentown/bft.jpg
http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a283/Allentown/bft2.jpg
05-08-09, 08:28 PM
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Views: 150,951
Posted By bloompedal08

http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a283/Allentown/c...

http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a283/Allentown/cans.jpg (http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a283/Allentown/cans.jpg)

sorry to post in two threads, but this was my big one for the day :)
05-08-09, 05:21 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 70,835
Posted By bloompedal08

Preparing for a scrapyard run (only 120# of cans,...

Preparing for a scrapyard run (only 120# of cans, though it looks like a lot)

http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a283/Allentown/cans.jpg
04-01-09, 05:28 PM
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Views: 395,445
Posted By bloompedal08

Nice!

Nice!
01-16-09, 04:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 897
Posted By bloompedal08

quick question, do you folks feel that core...

quick question, do you folks feel that core temperature affects the way your fingers and toes get chilled in cold weather? In the morning, on my first trips, fingers get numb fast, but after
a few...
Forum: Commuting
01-05-09, 12:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,762
Posted By bloompedal08

Thanks for the info. I recently purchased a Kona...

Thanks for the info. I recently purchased a Kona Dew Deluxe with the same calipers. I noticed that after a few days, the front caliper had less braking power, was squealing, and seemed to be...
11-17-08, 05:16 AM
Replies: 685
Views: 277,750
Posted By bloompedal08

Thanks! unfortunately, there are a...

Thanks!



unfortunately, there are a few...:notamused:

but, if you choose your route carefully, and maintain your derailleurs, no problems :thumb:
11-16-08, 05:01 PM
Replies: 685
Views: 277,750
Posted By bloompedal08

Here's a couple shots of my trailers loaded with...

Here's a couple shots of my trailers loaded with recyclables, in the train configuration.

http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a283/Allentown/trailer2.jpg
...
08-05-08, 06:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,765
Posted By bloompedal08

Those U bolts would have to be pretty precise to...

Those U bolts would have to be pretty precise to give a tight fit. That's the beauty of hose clamps; they're flexible, and customizable.
06-07-08, 05:50 PM
Replies: 685
Views: 277,750
Posted By bloompedal08

I go through "Great Plains" (division of Nothern...

I go through "Great Plains" (division of Nothern Tool) for the wheels I use on my trailers. 5-spoked poly-wheel tire and tube, Kenda, rated at 180 lbs. per wheel. 1/2" ID sealed bearings. Good...
06-04-08, 07:13 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 78,997
Posted By bloompedal08

Just an idea I had considered...why not support...

Just an idea I had considered...why not support the bed of the trailer with a series of short rubber or bungee straps? The straps could attach from the frame or chassis of the trailer to the bed...
05-25-08, 09:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,027
Posted By bloompedal08

Some important thing to consider when pulling...

Some important thing to consider when pulling heavy loads up hills are to gauge your strength/stamina, the conditions of the road, and the traffic. Where I live, there are many hills, and many...
05-18-08, 08:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,536
Posted By bloompedal08

given the controlled conditions of this...

given the controlled conditions of this experiment, i'll wager he gave himself a good 500 feet to bring it to a halt :backpedal:
05-16-08, 09:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,536
Posted By bloompedal08

The amount of weight you can haul is a factor of...

The amount of weight you can haul is a factor of incline, wind speed, your personal strength, smoothness of the road, etc. On a perfectly flat, well-paved road with no wind resistance, a reasonably...
05-14-08, 07:23 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,689
Posted By bloompedal08

I'd like to see the setup pulling the cart...

I'd like to see the setup pulling the cart...
05-13-08, 06:28 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 78,997
Posted By bloompedal08

After this unsuccessful (yet instructive)...

After this unsuccessful (yet instructive) experiment, I thought I'd share my experiences of "How not to build a trailer"....this is the "Model A"
...
05-13-08, 04:47 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,689
Posted By bloompedal08

seconded!

seconded!
05-13-08, 06:12 AM
Replies: 685
Views: 277,750
Posted By bloompedal08

hmmmm...I have them hosted on...

hmmmm...I have them hosted on photobucket...that's about all I can do, unless you'd like me to email the pics to you, which I'd be happy to do.
Forum: Introductions
05-12-08, 08:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 271
Posted By bloompedal08

Lol, well, this is my fault...when I made the...

Lol, well, this is my fault...when I made the account, I actually had the Miyata, but because it didn't fit me quite right I donated it to the local Bike Project...so, uh, I should probably change my...
Forum: Introductions
05-12-08, 06:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 271
Posted By bloompedal08

Yeah, I've been a little timid...My workhorse is...

Yeah, I've been a little timid...My workhorse is an '07 C-Dale "Road Warrior" 500...I've put about 2K on it in the last 9 months, and it's been a great ride so far!
Forum: Introductions
05-12-08, 06:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 271
Posted By bloompedal08

Hey Tom, thanks...I don't go in for much of the...

Hey Tom, thanks...I don't go in for much of the rivalry anymore, kind of lost its fire after Knight and Keady left. Question: Is the "tour de cure" around the oval, or does it get into the F1...
05-12-08, 06:37 PM
Replies: 685
Views: 277,750
Posted By bloompedal08

Hi. Here are some pics of two trailers that I...

Hi. Here are some pics of two trailers that I built. I've been using them a lot (hauling a wide variety of things) and am still making improvements on future designs. I won't go into any lengthy...
Forum: Introductions
05-12-08, 06:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 271
Posted By bloompedal08

Greetings from Indiana

Hello. I have been lurking around here for several months, and I thought it was time that I get busy and start posting. I'm a male, 32, from Bloomington, Indiana. A few months ago I started a...
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