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  • Get rid of the saw horse !
    in Pvc pipe Comment by TCEd September 4
  • Actually we have 6 to seven months of comfortable riding. Sept. And Oct. are the best
  • They are harvested from ironwood trees.
  • We've had significant winds off Lake Michigan the past 10 days and storms. I had to go find our patio umbrella recently one morning. It took flight into the forest after plowing through my wifes flower garden, that was my fault. Fortunately we live …
  • TrikeBirder wrote: » TCEd wrote- There is nothing wrong with external gearing ( derailleur and cassette ). Once adjusted correctly they work trouble free and are far more user friendly for maintenance or repair. ed I agree with your first pre…
  • Florida_bound wrote: » Oh, I forgot about the red tide. Don't let that mess blow up here! We might end up having a fall tourist season if no one can go down south. Send it to Mexico! I'm kinda biased since we spend some time in Mexico each w…
  • credit card, cell phone and $50. Plus whatever tools and spare parts you may want to carry. Some riders carry enough stuff to do a complete disassembly of their trike other bring a pair of tire spoons, patches and pump. If you plan to fix flats prac…
  • Rails to trails are just that, old railroad beds that are no longer used and usually bought from the railroad by a non-profit and developed into a multi use trail. These are very expensive projects even when the land is donated or bought for a reaso…
  • If TerraTrike hasn't provided a manual regarding the operation and maintenance of the Etrike components they are making a bad business decision. Or are they expecting the owners to take their Etrike to a dealer everytime something isn't working or t…
  • There is nothing wrong with external gearing ( derailleur and cassette ). Once adjusted correctly they work trouble free and are far more user friendly for maintenance or repair. ed
  • Average car weighs 1.5 to 2 tons. They will always win so why in your wildest thoughts would you consider competing for the same space on a road ?
  • A picture is worth a thousand words.
    in Pvc pipe Comment by TCEd September 1
  • He is the friendliest dog I've ever had. Just needs a lot of exercise to burn off his drive.
  • Crushed limestone
  • Florida Bound, German Shorthair Pointers all look different but They must be liver or black with or without roan flecking.
  • Think you need to pick something in between your ideas. One is very heavy using 4x4 and 2x4 and now short channels. Remember you're not supporting a lot of weight but you do want to secure it tightly so it doesn't start bouncing around when the tra…
    in Pvc pipe Comment by TCEd August 29
  • Jrobiso2 wrote: » I think the RAT and the EVO are the two great ideas of the last few years from TT. That, and the improved seat bar fronts so they don't poke us bigger folks - the seats that are only on the GT right now, I think. The RAT keeps…
    in Help Me Out Comment by TCEd August 29
  • Sorry, when I suggested schedule i0 pvc pipe I was Thinking you wanted to make ramps.
    in Pvc pipe Comment by TCEd August 28
  • Use schedule 80 for additional strength
    in Pvc pipe Comment by TCEd August 27
  • Much more simplistic view. Is the engine ready for a driveline change ?
  • TimC wrote: » I just tried timing my rpm's with my watch. I got an average of 6 every 5 seconds, so I suppose that would be about 72 rpm's? I'm sure it would be a more accurate average if I could time it for 15 seconds (which is how my wife, the …
  • Very good explanation Hal
  • Find a local weld shop
  • Florida Bound explained it well
  • Many lights have a length stretchy rubber with holes in it. Wrap it around whatever and fasten onto a post on the light. Example https://www.trekbicyclesuperstore.com/product/bontrager-flare-r-tail-light-230877-1.htm?gclid=Cj0KCQjw2f7bBRDVARIsAAwYB…
  • Longer cranks do give better leverage but short cranks compensate for bad knee mechanics.
  • Good thing about establishing a good cadence is it will help prevent mashing which is bad on your ankles, knees and hips.
    in Front IGH? Comment by TCEd August 23
  • The convienience of the seatback bag is what I wanted.
    in Hydration Comment by TCEd August 23
  • Not on mine, the lower seat frame is part of the trike frame, no room under the seat.
    in Hydration Comment by TCEd August 23
  • A distracted/drunk/drugged driver is a crime about to happen . That driver will run into a tree, car, truck, ditch, pole or bike/trike, pedestrian regardless of how many flags and lights they display because that driver is not in control of what the…