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huh? step 3 of referenced image is incorrect?
cant fathom greasing the surface of something you dont wish to slide. same pertains to the thinking that tightening the grub screws has …
unless a leaning trike, countersteering wont happen. see:
video of a hard-core woods romping trike-roller:
check both top and bottom washers with a straight-edge, replace if not flat. the plastic bushings might last the life of the trike if greased once a year provided the faces of the bushings that the washers rest on are unworn.
unlike the walmart stuff, ansi hivis lasts several dozen washings
bontrager used to sell hivis panniers. i tote a…
ballpark stuff. drop the tie rod so you can swing each wheel independently to check for feel when tightening the cap bolts.
grease protects the metal while serving to compensate for bushing compression. the lbs white gunk is probably lithium,…
why am I still pedaling fairly vigorously to get in the 13-15mph range.
installed engine + limitation of the RAT gearing.
36 teeth front, 11 teeth rear, 24-inch wheel = 78.5 gear-inches
78.5 g.i. x 60 rpm x .003 = 14 mph
train hard, ride ha…
you can manually shift front rings depending whether hill, flatland, or downhill.
you will need a rover derailleur hanger. a derailleur can be used as a tensioner…
helmets seem more of a fashionable than a functional item at the lbs. check out online helmet prices about october-december and catch the 2018 model clearances discounted around 50%, often free shipping.
a 2018 Bell Draft currently sells for $40 …
have found it easiest to use external bungees
high quality kit for rigid waterproofs if interested in practical hivis diy panniers that wont flop:
they also have dog packs that can reduce stra…
quoting 50% improper shim install? tsk! what sample size - 2 trikes?
worth quoting, however, had the mech said shoprat failure to heed assembly manual, tech notes, tt university and earlier videos accounts for 99% of new owner complaints.
place your seat. use a t-square to make sure the clamp is at 90 degrees to the frame. grease the qr threads, tighten.
take white-out or such, paint a vertical line on the frame at the aft edge of the clamp to serve as a slippage mark.
good way to break your neck if the tailbox strikes the rim of the bathtub:
they have the $250 version at the lbs. the lycra-clad mechanics there find the notion of someone…
if the lbs told you they replaced an "outrigger", time to find a new shop.
airing the tires, lubing the chain, tightening cables once in awhile is about all you will be doing on a properly assembled trike. oil and sparkplug changes on a car are m…
the good old days berhind a motorcycle:
. . . Harry Elkes, died of his injuries from a crash in front of 10 000 spectators at Boston. His rear tire exploded at 62 mph and he was thrown under another rider's pacing machine, which "crushed the pros…
yeah - 15 mph is when coefficient of drag begins to build, 20 mph when the 1 mph increase due drag reduction shows up.
i think the bhpv video presents a community consensus of what it takes to enhance bike and trike speeds, bug-deflectors and bod…
previous try at an uncooked brain was a pith helmet, french-indochina variety. would have preferred the viet minh style but not a good idea to agitate some of the old folks at the va wearing one to a doc appointment.
i wear a matching hivis safet…