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Forum: Recumbent
09-25-19, 01:35 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 11,304
Posted By Joel Dickman

a big THANKS! to sch1943 for the mid-drive axles

My old Rotator titanium Pursuit bike will soon be restored to original fully-geared glory thanks to the efforts of sch1943. If you have a problem with your Rotator bike, I would heartily suggest...
Forum: Recumbent
08-15-19, 02:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,373
Posted By Joel Dickman

it will fit properly

Hi Curt,

The mesh that I have is intended to stretch around the outside of the seat back frame, with the two ends joining together in the middle of the back of the frame. You take zipties and loop...
Forum: Recumbent
08-14-19, 08:13 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 11,304
Posted By Joel Dickman

Hello sch - I also have a ti pursuit that I...

Hello sch -

I also have a ti pursuit that I am very fond of. Like you, my mid-drive axle snapped in two pieces some years back. Since I ride in a pretty flat area, I removed the mid-drive entirely...
Forum: Recumbent
08-14-19, 07:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,373
Posted By Joel Dickman

Hello NVBrandi - I have some unwanted RANS...

Hello NVBrandi -

I have some unwanted RANS seat back meshes that I would like to sell. They measure 24" by 30" and are intended to be fastened in place with heavy-duty zipties wrapping around...
Forum: Recumbent
04-24-16, 04:08 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 21,072
Posted By Joel Dickman

Velomobile vs. Lightning F40 compare and contrast

A major change in the minor niche of recumbent cycling over the past ten years or so has been the growing popularity of trikes and the seeming stagnation - or maybe even decline - of bikes. At least...
02-06-16, 08:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 818
Posted By Joel Dickman

Thanks for the replies. I guess that there are...

Thanks for the replies. I guess that there are two potential problems with my idea: a) The internal width of the rim is 19mm, as compared to 14 or 15mm on a skinny road rim. Use a 23 or 25mm road...
02-04-16, 04:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 818
Posted By Joel Dickman

Mavic Crossroc 29er wheel compatible with high pressure skinny ROAD bike tires?

If I try to mount a skinny (or medium width) high pressure road bike tire on a Mavic Crossroc 29er mountain bike wheel, will the tire blow off the rim when pumped up? I need a rear wheel that a) is...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-13-15, 12:09 PM
Replies: 3,013
Views: 840,139
Posted By Joel Dickman

and now for something completely different...

This is my Rotator Pursuit titanium recumbent bike, made by Steve Delaire of Santa Rosa CA. The front fairing is made of Kevlar, and the rear fairing is Coroplast with 3M reflective sheeting. Very...
11-29-15, 03:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,003
Posted By Joel Dickman

Thanks to everybody that responded. Sounds like...

Thanks to everybody that responded. Sounds like it will work. Why bother? I found an unusual tandem stoker crankset that I have a special fondness for. And the timing side spider is removable too.
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11-21-15, 08:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,003
Posted By Joel Dickman

can a stoker crankset be adapted for use on a single bike?

I know almost nothing about tandem bikes. Can a crankset intended to be used by a tandem stoker be used instead on an ordinary single bicycle? Perhaps by removing the superfluous chainring on the...
Forum: Recumbent
04-30-15, 08:37 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 21,072
Posted By Joel Dickman

Some human powered vehicle trivia for you: Don...

Some human powered vehicle trivia for you: Don Guichard (director of engineering at Cervelo) collaborated with Tim Brummer of Lightning in the design of the Lightning recumbent bikes. They were...
Forum: Recumbent
12-19-14, 02:33 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 21,072
Posted By Joel Dickman

Theory is gray, but the tree of life is green.

Hi Garfield Cat,

1) How does the Lightning F40 compare to your Cervelo road bike? I have no experience on the Cervelo. I do have a few miles on other upright road bikes. And lots of years and...
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