MODELS TO ACCOMMODATE ANY RIDING STYLE AND BUDGET!
More and more people each year are discovering how Triking is a fun, easy, emission-free way to keep fit. TerraTrikes offer a great view of the scenery and an immediate relief from the aches and pains of traditional bicycles.
They are great at replacing your car on short trips while laughing at gas prices. They are well respected in traffic due to their curious shape, and they are easy to transport on traditional bike racks or on a TerraTrike specific hitch rack. TerraTrikes have a comfort level and a cool factor that cannot be denied. Treat yourself to a test ride today, and be part of the solution.
Jrobiso2 wrote: »
There's a guy on FB who does these shoe mods for folks. Can't recall the name right now . . .
Bill Barre, he runs the Recumbent One F.B. page. The mode is simple to do if you're working with a mountain bike type shoe.
There also is a move by many riders where they are moving the clip on the shoe from the ball of the foot to more in the middle of the sole. It's a relatively simple mod. that can be done on most shoes. Go to the Recumbent One F.B. page where this is…
Finn59 wrote: »
Seems like a long drop down in. What do u use to pull yourself up?
Seat is 8" off the ground. Sorta bend/lean forward and rock forward while swinging elbows rearward to help with balance and push off while knees take the load. …
Finn59 wrote: »
Ed-how do you get in and out of that thing?
Guess I'm lucky that my knees and hips work fairly well and still can get in/out ( in being easier than out !) of the Zoomer. Once you're seated it is extremely comfortable. It's light…
" Hence you get a better view but also worse stability.". Quoting their own words and what many riders don't want to believe. Higher seat and taller wheels equals less stability. There is a lot of other marketing crap in that ad.
Funny after everything that crossed my mind after and since that accident today I suddenly remembered my riding my bike into the side of a moving taxi cab when I was in elementary school ! I was exiting the church playground and crossing a street wi…
chonk wrote: »
I had a real close call 10 years ago where I almost hit a cyclist in key west. Even though the rider was riding where he shouldn't, it was entirely my fault. No one hit or hurt - but it deeply affected me even today. Partly because …
Since you're discussing torquing fasteners here's a little lesson if you're not aware. Fasteners can be torqued to a wet or dry value. Threadlocker acts as a lubricant so use wet torques.
"With less friction (wet threads), the bolt will stretch mor…
IdahoTrailLizard wrote: »
The granny seat cushion I was using did work okay, up until the material got pushed back into the cushion from use. So tempted to go to work on them tube ends with a 5# sledge hammer and flatten those ends down.
Being active outdoors in fresh air is one of the better drugs available. The early April weather here in Michigan was dismal and caused me to retreat indoors and doing nothing. We then went on vacation to a warm and sunny place and spent most of the…
That's why I suggested bending it as straight as he can and doing a alignment. Looking at the photo the bend isn't significant.
T.T. may say to replace the part if asked from a liability position.
University of Michigan
I've taken the twist out of wood by wrapping it in a wet towel and twisting the wood in the opposite direction. It's a crap shoot but can work. Keep the wood wet for a day or two then check your results.
Finn59 wrote: »
$35 for a new tie rod. I passed. Bent mine back gently. New part came today. Weather will prevent riding for a week. No rush. Have to see if rear rim
Don't forget to do a front wheel alignment. quick and easy to check.