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12-30-19, 10:00 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,049
Posted By katcorot

Was given a sweater with this Velomobile lamented...

Was given a sweater with this Velomobile lamented onto it. In a 200km radius of my hometown I only know of 2-3 other Velomobiles....
11-18-19, 07:21 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 7,664
Posted By katcorot

5 years or so ago I had to switch doctors after...

5 years or so ago I had to switch doctors after mine retired. New doctor on a visit realized they hadn't updated files on my heart rate. Their machine takes it 3 times over few mins to reduce anxiety...
Forum: Recumbent
10-10-19, 05:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,731
Posted By katcorot

Yes the fiber glass body is mounted on top an ICE...

Yes the fiber glass body is mounted on top an ICE narrow-track trike. If an accident occurs, so long as the trike frame remains true the body can be partially or fully removed and riding can...
Forum: Recumbent
09-25-19, 11:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,731
Posted By katcorot

I can cruise at 30km/h easily and with current...

I can cruise at 30km/h easily and with current gearing max out at 45km/h on flat road. Hoping to change large chain ring in future to allow for more speed.
It's also got a Bionx 350w e-assist to...
Forum: Recumbent
09-25-19, 06:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,731
Posted By katcorot

Picked up a used Borealis Velomobile at end of...

Picked up a used Borealis Velomobile at end of May 2019. Enjoying riding a lot more now. No more discomfort and less crap from auto's.
Hard to believe this Velo is 10years old or so, it's frame was...
03-18-19, 07:20 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,598
Posted By katcorot

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/20190317_144009_7016f62544557ba918eaeee216424e090a278c30.jpg

Extremely narrow weaving bollards. The one on right can be lifted out,...
10-29-18, 09:31 PM
Replies: 923
Views: 439,160
Posted By katcorot

2013 Surly Big Dummy, 2x8 Gearing (22, 32x28-42)....

2013 Surly Big Dummy, 2x8 Gearing (22, 32x28-42). TerraCycle Idler Kit, Cetma Cargo Half Rack.


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Replies: 6
Views: 863
Posted By katcorot

1970's? Cresent Value

Bought this bike from a strata sale. 1970's (guessed for ID stickers) Cresent. Found the crank interesting. I like old and interesting bikes. So far I've left it alone as I don't want my ignorance to...
03-18-16, 01:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,365
Posted By katcorot

Believe it was used for resting a small plant pot...

Believe it was used for resting a small plant pot in, based on ring mark inside basket. Rescued from scrap pile and used to carry what I need on my road bike.

edit: old photo, seat clamp been...
03-21-14, 03:48 AM
Replies: 1,067
Views: 173,648
Posted By katcorot

Took our old broken hot water tank to the recycle...

Took our old broken hot water tank to the recycle yard. Along the way I came to a fork in the path, left went up and over a MUP over pass. Right I nice flat detour thru a traffic light, both ending...
11-25-13, 02:21 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 13,862
Posted By katcorot

I've done this before with 180 pounds on a steep...

I've done this before with 180 pounds on a steep hill, light went yellow and I tried to stop to quickly. Slick lane marking arrows allowed the weight of the trailer to start forcing my bike into a...
Forum: Commuting
10-22-13, 01:57 AM
Replies: 15,372
Views: 11,279,925
Posted By katcorot

My 2 commuting bikes for now: MTB soon to be...

My 2 commuting bikes for now:
MTB soon to be upgraded to a Surly Big Dummy.

1974 Apollo Deelite.....35lbs
347204

2008 Giant Rincon.....40lbs without pannier
347205
Forum: Commuting
10-22-13, 01:52 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 11,700
Posted By katcorot

alum mountain bike w/ front shocks = 40lbs...

alum mountain bike w/ front shocks = 40lbs without pannier or lock added in.
steel 70's road bike with custom basket mounted on rack in rear = 35lbs.

upgrading my mountain bike to a surly big...
02-25-13, 06:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,576
Posted By katcorot

I got a suitably length of double looped cable ....

I got a suitably length of double looped cable . slipped one end over the axle then put wheel back on. looks like its rubbing but wheel spins with no problems. I feed the cable along its frame up the...
09-15-12, 12:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 461
Posted By katcorot

A Velomobile. most likely a Quest or Strada model...

A Velomobile. most likely a Quest or Strada model from Blue Velo
08-04-12, 05:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,288
Posted By katcorot

I saw a guy on a standard bike hauling 3 burley...

I saw a guy on a standard bike hauling 3 burley trailers. First 2 had kids in them, 3rd had all the picnic supplies. They were turning into the local lake/swimming hole.
08-04-12, 04:00 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,165
Posted By katcorot

-Crusing down a bike lane near the law courts...

-Crusing down a bike lane near the law courts with my trailer loaded down, was doing about 25km/h. Lady in car pulls out of angle parking and stops and blocks entire bike lane instead of waiting and...
07-24-12, 01:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 622
Posted By katcorot

Another down side to folders is their very short...

Another down side to folders is their very short steer tube. The weight of you body flexing on the handlebars will cause the bearing races to ovalize and have to be replaced. Folders are great for...
06-04-12, 02:04 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,445
Posted By katcorot

I would buy a velomobile ...

I would buy a velomobile

http://www.bluevelo.com/strada.html
05-28-12, 03:03 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,816
Posted By katcorot

1. Velomobile -need it 2. Big Dummy -need it ...

1. Velomobile -need it
2. Big Dummy -need it
3. Giant Rincon mtb - have it
4. Apollo Deelite road -have it
5. Tall Bike -need it
05-28-12, 02:52 AM
Replies: 1,067
Views: 173,648
Posted By katcorot

For one reason or another his account got banned....

For one reason or another his account got banned. He post's regularly on the Cargo Bike page on facebook.
05-25-12, 01:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 717
Posted By katcorot

If you go to any shop that sells chariot trailers...

If you go to any shop that sells chariot trailers you can buy their ezHitch.

http://www.chariotcarriers.com/english/html/accessories.php?accID=12

Axle mount, quick and simple to use.
Forum: Commuting
05-05-12, 03:37 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,496
Posted By katcorot

- Riding along a narrow shared path, came across...

- Riding along a narrow shared path, came across a trail of clothes covering a distance of 200'. Naked female? walking around somewhere?

- Seagull fly low across path, I ducked in time to watch it...
Forum: Commuting
03-29-12, 02:58 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,528
Posted By katcorot

I'm using a Serfa True 500 right now. Got it...

I'm using a Serfa True 500 right now. Got it mounted on my helmet. It's USB rechargeable, light weight, battery built into the light, but is also replaceable for when it wears out.
...
03-27-12, 12:03 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 20,435
Posted By katcorot

If the bike is terribly under priced for its...

If the bike is terribly under priced for its quality or make. Could be stolen.
03-25-12, 12:47 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,574
Posted By katcorot

I use the Carry Freedom Large Y-Frame trailer....

I use the Carry Freedom Large Y-Frame trailer. Flat deck and fits thru standard doorways. About 18lbs empty, and capable of carrying 200lbs.

http://www.carryfreedom.com/Y-Frame.html
03-10-12, 01:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,643
Posted By katcorot

If he can, take the front wheel up to his...

If he can, take the front wheel up to his apartment. hard to ride off with only one wheel.
Forum: Commuting
02-26-12, 11:10 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,221
Posted By katcorot

239063 Hard to get out of a hardware store...

239063

Hard to get out of a hardware store parking lot when you look like this!
Forum: Commuting
02-22-12, 05:52 AM
Replies: 423
Views: 37,691
Posted By katcorot

238419 MTB Hybrid Heavy duty rear rack ...

238419

MTB Hybrid
Heavy duty rear rack
Carry Freedom Large Y trailer - capacity 200 lbs.
Air Zound
Studded Tires - when they plainly aren't needed.
Forum: Commuting
02-22-12, 05:39 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,755
Posted By katcorot

Mines heavy enough that when I was parked in my...

Mines heavy enough that when I was parked in my LBS and another regular who was looking at it tried to pick it up he could just get the back wheel off the ground. BTW my U-lock weighs 6 lbs.
Forum: Commuting
02-22-12, 05:33 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,033
Posted By katcorot

For my regular commuter mtb I carry my single...

For my regular commuter mtb I carry my single pannier on the right side. Only because its of a larger size and hangs low. So one it helps protect my derailleur when my bike falls over. Which sadly is...
02-22-12, 03:00 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,190
Posted By katcorot

http://www.day6bicycles.com/dream21.html you...

http://www.day6bicycles.com/dream21.html

you can make out the model in the picture as well
02-10-12, 05:37 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,560
Posted By katcorot

make a small plate to mount between your chain...

make a small plate to mount between your chain stay and seat stay, and have a extra bolt in middle to attach the trailer too. or same thing but have the bolt positioned lower than the chain stay
02-09-12, 02:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,073
Posted By katcorot

Been studying my options for trailer hitch to...

Been studying my options for trailer hitch to connect two trailers together. Having a condensed thread on this subject is great.
02-08-12, 02:52 AM
Replies: 1,067
Views: 173,648
Posted By katcorot

A picture of the person working at the place that...

A picture of the person working at the place that sold you the sand could be priceless.
02-01-12, 04:53 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,674
Posted By katcorot

One concern for brakes with that kind of weight...

One concern for brakes with that kind of weight is over heating them. Which can cause brake fade, or sudden failure.
01-29-12, 04:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,298
Posted By katcorot

From the photo, it appears to have a hand brake....

From the photo, it appears to have a hand brake. Other wise it appears to be a sturdy trike.
Forum: Commuting
01-23-12, 06:52 PM
Replies: 752
Views: 124,562
Posted By katcorot

OK, this one has me stumped...

OK, this one has me stumped...
Forum: Commuting
01-23-12, 06:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 632
Posted By katcorot

One thing to touch on, is the fact your back tire...

One thing to touch on, is the fact your back tire WILL slide sideways at some point. The key here is not to panic and just relax and go with the flow. Making sure your arms and shoulders aren't...
01-23-12, 06:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 942
Posted By katcorot

I'd just stick to bungee cords.

I'd just stick to bungee cords.
01-21-12, 08:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,869
Posted By katcorot

My mtb commuter which I load up well, with...

My mtb commuter which I load up well, with panniers or trailer is geared at 17.8" -- 99.2"
Forum: Commuting
01-17-12, 11:52 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,536
Posted By katcorot

And yet 3 wheel velo's are perfect for commuting.

And yet 3 wheel velo's are perfect for commuting.
01-09-12, 01:33 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,127
Posted By katcorot

I use kevlar tires on both my bike and trailer....

I use kevlar tires on both my bike and trailer. For my bike I run the tires around 65psi. I put them closer to the 80psi max if I'm carrying more weight than usual. I rarely fill my trailer tires to...
01-08-12, 03:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 762
Posted By katcorot

I would hope so, I'd hate to have to drag my foot...

I would hope so, I'd hate to have to drag my foot or press it into the wheel to slow down.
01-08-12, 03:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 746
Posted By katcorot

For your Xtracycle question. I'm not familiar...

For your Xtracycle question. I'm not familiar with the item your referring to. Are you wanting to tow a bike behind your Xtracycle or on the wideloaders. For the wideloaders you can easily buy bike...
12-11-11, 07:22 PM
Replies: 1,067
Views: 173,648
Posted By katcorot

I got the Large, its got 9 1/2" of ground...

I got the Large, its got 9 1/2" of ground clearance under the axle. It rides smooth and pulls great. I added some extra tie down points to the trailer. about 10 of those 1 1/2" U-bolts, drilled thru...
12-11-11, 03:04 AM
Replies: 1,067
Views: 173,648
Posted By katcorot

230054 230055 Went out to get the...

230054
230055

Went out to get the Christmas Tree today. Ended up being an 18km round trip. The place that has the trees is surrounded by a major highway expansion project that been on for a...
12-11-11, 02:57 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,074
Posted By katcorot

congrats!! post lots of photos!!

congrats!!

post lots of photos!!
12-10-11, 12:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 846
Posted By katcorot

I'm going out with the bike and trailer tommarow...

I'm going out with the bike and trailer tommarow to get a tree too.
11-30-11, 02:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 964
Posted By katcorot

congrats. I've been thinking about one too....

congrats. I've been thinking about one too. Mostly every time I load up my short trailer and realizing having a longer trailer would make everything easier.
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