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Forum: Recumbent
03-02-21, 06:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,125
Posted By RonInBC

What a timely thread for me. Lot's of great...

What a timely thread for me. Lot's of great links, thanks.

I used a plastic bucket seat when I was mocking up my trike build. When it was ready to road test it I still had the bucket seat on and...
Replies: 3
Views: 946
Posted By RonInBC

Very interesting information. I didn't know...

Very interesting information. I didn't know about a DBB. I know that a lot of trikes don't bother braking the rear wheel but I'd like to retain the rear brake. So I was wondering how two front...
Forum: Introductions
01-06-21, 10:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 328
Posted By RonInBC

Welcome. At one time you could have gone for a...

Welcome. At one time you could have gone for a bike ride with me as I kept my boat for a short time at the yacht harbor in town and then at Kemer. My bike riding was all for utility reasons,...
Replies: 4
Views: 1,134
Posted By RonInBC

Yes, that what I did. Every once in awhile one...

Yes, that what I did. Every once in awhile one of my bright ideas actually works. :)

In answer to you PM question Tom, this is something that I made. Most of the devices I and my group build are...
12-15-20, 12:09 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,382
Posted By RonInBC

There's also an alternative to bolting a pedestal...

There's also an alternative to bolting a pedestal to the floor.

At times I've needed lot's of space to use a tube bender mounted in the vice on my pedestal. I take it out to my garage where I...
12-14-20, 05:44 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,382
Posted By RonInBC

When I was a young guy and got my first little...

When I was a young guy and got my first little vice I was thrilled. I'd hit the big time. I had a shop. :) It's the one now mounted to a heavy pedestal. I mean very heavy. Wouldn't think of bolting...
Replies: 4
Views: 1,134
Posted By RonInBC

Trike turns into a wheelchair

Here's a bit different build. I posted it on the Bent Rider forum so I'll keep this post to a shorter version.

The women wanted a hand bike. She can't lift her feet off the ground. I said "trike",...
Forum: Introductions
12-12-20, 01:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 244
Posted By RonInBC

Greeting from BC. Pretty cold riding at this...

Greeting from BC.

Pretty cold riding at this time of year where you live.

Not too bad out here in balmy BC. :)

Ron
Replies: 5
Views: 573
Posted By RonInBC

Having a welder can be so handy. I'm lucky that...

Having a welder can be so handy. I'm lucky that I have a TIG welder and can weld s/s and aluminum.

I've had it for 20 years. My welds have always been OK but not nearly as nice as a friends who...
Replies: 5
Views: 573
Posted By RonInBC

Makes sense, I didn't notice the derailleur down...

Makes sense, I didn't notice the derailleur down there.

Yes, the long chain is a bit floppy but for a single speed application it did work well.

Ron
Replies: 2
Views: 686
Posted By RonInBC

Any update on any mods that you did? Yes,...

Any update on any mods that you did?

Yes, pedaling a hand crank bike is a different experience. The one's that I've either built or ridden impart a pronounced forward and backwards action and I...
Replies: 5
Views: 573
Posted By RonInBC

Just saw this thread. I've also built hand crank...

Just saw this thread. I've also built hand crank bikes for disabled people. Lot's of similarities but mine just use a single long chain.

I'll post a photo when I get my 10 posts in. :)

Ron
Forum: Introductions
12-09-20, 10:46 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,088
Posted By RonInBC

Welcome Francus, from one newbie to another. ...

Welcome Francus, from one newbie to another.

Don't worry about your English, it's better than my Spanish. :)

I've had several folding bikes over the years. Very handy when traveling and you...
Forum: Introductions
12-08-20, 06:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 363
Posted By RonInBC

A bell, now there's a blast from the past. When...

A bell, now there's a blast from the past. When I was a kid I know there was a rule about bikes having a signaling device like a bell. I had one and that was about the last time that I heard one. ...
Forum: Introductions
12-08-20, 12:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 363
Posted By RonInBC

Hi from one newbie to another. Just curious...

Hi from one newbie to another.

Just curious how bike users operate in Australia. Here in Canada we're supposed to follow the same rules as motor vehicles but.......:) There's no registration or...
Replies: 27
Views: 13,291
Posted By RonInBC

I'm a newbie here but not without some experience...

I'm a newbie here but not without some experience in building adapted bikes for disabled people.

I'd hoped to start off posting photos and write-ups of a couple of interesting builds that I've...
Forum: Introductions
12-06-20, 07:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 398
Posted By RonInBC

Hello for Ron in BC

Hi all and glad to have found this forum.

It looks like there's a wealth of knowledge and experience here and, being almost a complete newbie, I'm hoping to benefit by it.

The two threads that...
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