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Forum: Recumbent
03-27-14, 01:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,384
Posted By PaPa

The trike in the images you posted was built by...

The trike in the images you posted was built by Master builder Mark Stonich. Mark can be contacted through his site:

BikeSmith Design and Fabrication (http://bikesmithdesign.com/)

The only time...
Forum: Framebuilders
03-15-14, 02:31 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 27,747
Posted By PaPa

Sent - thank you

Sent - thank you
Forum: Framebuilders
03-14-14, 10:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,433
Posted By PaPa

Last two.... (J-28 & J-50) ...

Last two.... (J-28 & J-50)

http://www.bikeforums.net/framebuilders/632757-framebuilder-s-market-place.html#post16526053
Forum: Framebuilders
03-14-14, 10:15 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 27,747
Posted By PaPa

Here is the last of my collection. J-28 (SOLD)...

Here is the last of my collection. J-28 (SOLD) and J-50 (right). Both are tested and fully functional. Take your pick $45 +$6 sh.

http://i61.tinypic.com/2upx20k.jpg
Forum: Framebuilders
03-08-14, 12:35 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,152
Posted By PaPa

Edward 'was' a BF member - banned in '09). His...

Edward 'was' a BF member - banned in '09). His creaive CF trike is posted here: (post 213 in the following link) [/URL] )...
Forum: Framebuilders
02-24-14, 03:01 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 27,747
Posted By PaPa

Claytron, The J-28 is tentatively sold (awaiting...

Claytron, The J-28 is tentatively sold (awaiting $), but the listed J-50, J-27, and 71 shown are sill up for grabs.

I did send you a PM - lemme know if you can respond.
Forum: Recumbent
02-24-14, 02:09 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,796
Posted By PaPa

An issue you 'tadpole' owners need to consider......

An issue you 'tadpole' owners need to consider... not me.. and my 'safely-tucked-away' chainrings on my delta's.:D:
Forum: Framebuilders
02-22-14, 02:51 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,433
Posted By PaPa

Torches

Shameless plug :rolleyes:

http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php/632757-Framebuilder-s-Market-Place?p=16516997&highlight=#post16516997
Forum: Framebuilders
02-22-14, 02:01 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 27,747
Posted By PaPa

Victor Aircraft Torch Handles For Sale

****** See post #22 below ****** (3/15/2014)



http://i60.tinypic.com/1zyfzmf.jpg

I'm moving soon and need to whittle down my 40 year collection. I have 4 Victor Torch handles for sale. I've...
02-21-14, 08:18 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 791
Posted By PaPa

Boise, ID Bike Swap 2014 ?

Any of you Boisean's know of a regional bike swap? The only one I knew of scheduled this month was apparently canceled.
Forum: Recumbent
02-16-14, 11:47 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,796
Posted By PaPa

The absents or presents of pedals, nor your...

The absents or presents of pedals, nor your restricted, visual interpretation of a 'wheel chair', automatically excludes it from the State's definition of "wheel chair" (which I previously quoted)....
Forum: Recumbent
02-16-14, 06:52 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,796
Posted By PaPa

Depends on the State's definition(s), and how...

Depends on the State's definition(s), and how it's applied (speed being the main criteria) For example...

Idaho Statutes 49-114 (15) "Motorized wheelchair" means a motor vehicle with a speed not...
Forum: Recumbent
02-10-14, 03:31 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,796
Posted By PaPa

For about $10 at your local secondhand, few would...

For about $10 at your local secondhand, few would question the 'legalities'....

http://i59.tinypic.com/23mkayb.jpg

It's even more convincing when you have electric assist:D
09-11-13, 09:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,061
Posted By PaPa

Just a polite correction; Your statement applies...

Just a polite correction; Your statement applies only to 'Granny' Delta's,...

http://www.veloverde.net/images/detailed/1/Complete.jpg

but not 'recumbent' Deltas,...
...
Forum: Recumbent
08-11-13, 05:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,578
Posted By PaPa

Indeed, and I suspect you'll learn something too....

Indeed, and I suspect you'll learn something too.

My delta doesn't have the single speed RPM restrictions you allude to, even though the motor is directly coupled to the rear wheel via fixed ratio...
Forum: Recumbent
06-04-13, 08:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,709
Posted By PaPa

Whether you pedal an IGH or not during shifting,...

Whether you pedal an IGH or not during shifting, is irrelevant. What is relevant, is how much 'load' or 'torque' you apply to the pedals during shifting that matters. Mating gears don't like to move...
Forum: Recumbent
05-27-12, 09:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 831
Posted By PaPa

I disagree. The seat is much too high for x-seams...

I disagree. The seat is much too high for x-seams much shorter than 39". SWB 'bents are usually a poor match for short legs - two problems;

1) The further forward the seat is adjusted, the higher...
Forum: Framebuilders
05-20-12, 10:58 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,495
Posted By PaPa

I'm not seeing how, exactly, you can avoid...

I'm not seeing how, exactly, you can avoid loading the fork blade when the caliper is mounted only 2-4 from the axle.

If reducing the bending loads on a single fork blade is your goal, then halve...
Forum: Framebuilders
05-17-12, 09:46 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,495
Posted By PaPa

I disagree. With the caliper mounted on the...

I disagree. With the caliper mounted on the backside of the blade, the joints are loaded in compression. A structurally questionable fillet won't be an issue.

When mounted on the front side of the...
05-08-12, 12:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 994
Posted By PaPa

Yes. I scored a used '05 Specialized Hotrock...

Yes.

I scored a used '05 Specialized Hotrock and am nearly finished converting it for a backup commuter. I have 27" inseam and am pleased with the fit. The Specialized frame is legendary, robust,...
Forum: Recumbent
04-25-12, 06:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,211
Posted By PaPa

Ok, I stand corrected. Thanks BP ...

Ok, I stand corrected. Thanks BP
http://www.bikepedia.com/quickbike/BikeSpecs.aspx?Year=2006&Brand=Burley&Model=Django&Type=bike
Forum: Recumbent
04-25-12, 10:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,211
Posted By PaPa

I believe this is an aluminum frame - weldable,...

I believe this is an aluminum frame - weldable, yes, but the cost of the required post heat treatment, then a respray after you burn-off the paint, would likely exceed the value of a pristine...
Forum: Recumbent
04-25-12, 10:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,211
Posted By PaPa

An accurate structural assessment cannot be...

An accurate structural assessment cannot be determined without a great deal more information than provided. So without the numbers, it's purely a guess. After looking at a Django, it appears your...
04-13-12, 08:47 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,321
Posted By PaPa

Tough to criticize the advantages the Travoy...

Tough to criticize the advantages the Travoy offers. But I just can't see $300 worth - sorry. I'd be much more inclined to convert a decent aluminum hand truck for half, and they are typically rated...
Forum: Recumbent
04-10-12, 02:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,118
Posted By PaPa

Also posted at ER's forum: ...

Also posted at ER's forum:

http://209.133.21.26/vbb/showthread.php?threadid=4752

...and Boise CL too

http://boise.craigslist.org/bik/2947599746.html

Damn tempting,... even tho it's not my...
Forum: Recumbent
04-10-12, 02:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,118
Posted By PaPa

Perhaps. But I find it odd too that the title...

Perhaps. But I find it odd too that the title reads only, "Recumbent Bike". No Easy Racer, no Gold Rush, no GRR, just generic "recumbent". No ph# either and it's decked-out with high $ components...
Forum: Recumbent
04-09-12, 10:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,118
Posted By PaPa

$1k ER Gold Rush

Someone has a nice looking Easy Racer GRR in the local Craigslist for 1k. I know nothing about the bike OR its owner. That's a spooky low price for such a high $ machine. Makes me wonder if it's...
04-09-12, 02:13 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,057
Posted By PaPa

I did not say, "six pack". I said container -...

I did not say, "six pack". I said container - specifically, open container. An unmolested 6-pack in plain view, in the back seat, can be viewed as reasonable suspicion - RS does NOT permit a lawful...
04-09-12, 01:01 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,057
Posted By PaPa

We disagree. If the LEO spots what he...

We disagree.

If the LEO spots what he suspects is potential violation (lets say it's a beer container in the back seat), he then has legitimate probable cause. Locked door or not, he can, and...
Forum: Recumbent
04-07-12, 10:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,475
Posted By PaPa

I just checked UT and apparently they don't even...

I just checked UT and apparently they don't even offer the OEM Sturmey X-RF8(W) 8 spd in the Rover anymore. Speaks volumes for the hub.
Forum: Recumbent
04-07-12, 10:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,475
Posted By PaPa

Spike http://www.tridenttrikes.com/spike.htm ...

Spike http://www.tridenttrikes.com/spike.htm

* 5-6 pounds lighter than the Rover (chromoly frame)
* Adjustable Seat Height
* Folds
* Easy to upgrade (if desired) using standard bike parts
*...
04-07-12, 12:44 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,043
Posted By PaPa

In my US state, nearly any citizen can (and many...

In my US state, nearly any citizen can (and many do), file a complaint, collision or not. And reality is, any evidence such as, license #, driver ID, witnesses, AND videos) is usually admissible to...
04-05-12, 12:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 992
Posted By PaPa

Not quite - (NY Statutes): ...

Not quite - (NY Statutes):

http://law.onecle.com/new-york/criminal-procedure/CPL0140.50_140.50.html

" 140.50 Temporary questioning of persons in public places; search for
...
04-05-12, 05:05 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,057
Posted By PaPa

I prefer, "Sorry officer, my attorney clearly...

I prefer, "Sorry officer, my attorney clearly stipulates that I respectively refuse any searches absent of probable cause or warrants". Remember too, that if the officer does ask for consent to...
04-04-12, 03:47 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,057
Posted By PaPa

... and frequently fabricates bogus PC. Easy to...

... and frequently fabricates bogus PC. Easy to get-away-with because it's usually just the two of you with no witnesses to establish verbal fact. Every citizen needs to understand that it all begins...
04-04-12, 01:28 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,057
Posted By PaPa

Perhaps, but it's important to point out, that...

Perhaps, but it's important to point out, that for a legitimate and lawful bust, the cop(s) are constitutionally required to posses probable cause. So without (at least) some statutory knowledge,...
Forum: Commuting
04-04-12, 12:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 643
Posted By PaPa

I'm a retired CFI (certified welding instructor),...

I'm a retired CFI (certified welding instructor), and my bike fetish can probably be labeled as a 50-year hobby since I don't remember, ever being without at least two. I'm not usually inclined to...
Forum: Commuting
04-04-12, 05:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 643
Posted By PaPa

You could be so lucky. Last summer I...

You could be so lucky.

Last summer I stripped, separated and hauled 750 pounds of steel, 47 pounds of aluminum and 230 pounds of wheels - all bikes.

I'm down to... ummm... lemme think?... 16...
04-04-12, 03:23 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,321
Posted By PaPa

Here's a $120 Nomad about an hours drive away: ...

Here's a $120 Nomad about an hours drive away:

http://sfbay.craigslist.org/eby/bik/2928840104.html


And plugging in "Burley trail" gets a few more:
...
Forum: Framebuilders
04-03-12, 10:06 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,406
Posted By PaPa

Aircraft Spruce has typically been cheapest for...

Aircraft Spruce has typically been cheapest for me, but You might wanna check these others too. Especially if you're within travel distance.

http://www.airpartsinc.com/ (KC,KS)
Dillsburg...
04-03-12, 12:59 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,110
Posted By PaPa

Yes, but as of late, it's now plan B. I now use...

Yes, but as of late, it's now plan B. I now use Dri-Slide Liquid Grease. Neat part is, you spray it on/in. No more finger-dipping-thick-s*it for this wrench.
04-01-12, 03:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 880
Posted By PaPa

Not universally true. Do as you wish, but...

Not universally true.

Do as you wish, but I'll gamble on the odds of "MOST' drivers seeing me.. then reducing their speed accordingly. Riding the fog line, obviously, does NOT usually promote...
04-01-12, 02:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 880
Posted By PaPa

This incident mirrors the one here in Idaho, just...

This incident mirrors the one here in Idaho, just 3 weeks ago; http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php/804103-I-am-Numb...-Speechless

Lots of variables, but it boils down to being a numbers game....
04-01-12, 01:28 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,057
Posted By PaPa

IMO, this isn't about PC at all. All too many...

IMO, this isn't about PC at all. All too many LEOs resort to intimidation - for many PDs, it's on the curriculum . And if it's just you & him standing on the roadside, he can even lie and get away...
04-01-12, 02:51 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,459
Posted By PaPa

Yup. And to assure prevailing in court, you'd...

Yup. And to assure prevailing in court, you'd best bring valid repair estimates from a qualified LBS. Also, any receipts created after the incident, are typically NOT admissible in court.
04-01-12, 02:15 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,057
Posted By PaPa

Lets call it what it is, "Probable Cause". Goes...

Lets call it what it is, "Probable Cause". Goes something like this...

""probable cause is the standard by which an officer or agent of the law has the grounds to make an arrest, to conduct a...
Forum: Recumbent
03-31-12, 09:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,187
Posted By PaPa

I did look it up again just out curiosity when...

I did look it up again just out curiosity when Cyclebum asked,... Then you chime-in. Here's TheFreeDictionary interpretation:

The limbless aquatic larva of a frog or toad, having gills and a long...
Forum: Recumbent
03-31-12, 04:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,187
Posted By PaPa

Within reason, laden weight has little effect on...

Within reason, laden weight has little effect on speed on level ground - it certainly doesn't appear to inhibit Sam Whittingham pedaling a 60 pound HPV at over 80 MPH.



Delta = anything...
Forum: Framebuilders
03-31-12, 04:41 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,406
Posted By PaPa

The racks that i've broke is nearly always at the...

The racks that i've broke is nearly always at the attachment mounts near the drop outs. This is typically where the greatest bending loads are (from the loaded rake swaying side-to-side).
Forum: Commuting
03-30-12, 04:11 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,086
Posted By PaPa

Yes, the HotRock (if it fits) is an excellent...

Yes, the HotRock (if it fits) is an excellent choice. OEM weight is 26-27 pounds (lightweight by anybody's standards). The frame is robust and lightweight, an idea candidate for eventual upgrades.
...
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