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  • In theory, you can often re-use spokes. In practice, it is probably best to simply replace them with new, despite the expense.
  • I'm not sure of its name, but I am told the trail that runs from Sutton's Bay to Traverse City is really beautiful, relatively flat, paved, and a pleasure to ride. Plus, it goes right by a TerraTrike dealer who even rents Rover's by the day.
  • What is the price, or price range, of the EVO kit?
  • Sounds great! Sign me up. Nancy (my wife) will probably participate too, but she wants more details (especially about any cabins) before she commits. Great Idea... If all goes well, maybe next year we can have a monthly (June through August or Septe…
  • Well, we made back hope safely. Our last ride with Trikester Hal in Tucson, was our last group ride on our 2 month-long trip. We had a blast meeting new fellow trike riders and riding new trails. Tucson, Arizona was our hands-down favorite place …
  • I'm probably interested. Do you envision gear (sleeping bag, foam pad, pillows, etc.) being hauled and dropped off separately at the overnight spot? How about meals? The more information you can provide is likely to influence the number of us who mi…
  • @Finn59, I made a PVC trike stand about a year ago. I found all the photos and plans I could find on a Google search. Then made a couple of modifications. I'm a measure trice cut once kind of guy, so I initially used no glue or screws to put it all …
  • @JamesR, sorry to hear of your flooding issues. We will likely be back next year or the year after. Be sure to let us all know the details concerning the unpowerd geared wheel, I know you have piqued my interest!
  • Sorry, no photos of the procedures. But everything is holding up so far. Also sorry I have not answered Florida_bounds question concerning how many folks we have met and ridden with so far. To this point I/we have met and ridden with Martha &…
  • @JamesR, if you still have the Rover tandem section, would you be willing to sell it? If so, for how much $? Also, I want to apologize for not contacting you a joint trike ride while we were in Gainesville, I had forgotten you had mentioned that…
  • A word about RhinoDillos tire liner. I'm no expert, in fact, I have zero experience with any sort of tire liners. I did however, speak at length with Leo, a 75 year-old part time employee at Ajo Bikes who claims to have 60 years of biking experience…
  • So far, I have had no additional flats. Once we got to Tucson, we went to Ajo bikes, the largest recumbent trike dealer in Arizona, and WOW! this place is huge. They had six bike/trike mechanics working there on Saturday. Given that all Catrikes com…
  • Nancy and I had an absolutely FABULOUS 15 mile ride today with Trikester Hal along a beautiful portion of the 131 mile Tucson Loop Trail in Tucson, AZ today. Hardly any wind, amazing mostly sunny skies, and temperatures in the upper 60's. Afterwards…
  • Try turning opposite wheel while the tie rod is unhooked from one side. Sounds like you have the new tie rod. I had problems unhooking my wife's the first few times. Chad at Spin Bicycle Shop in Lansing Michigan (authorized TerraTrike dealer) demons…
  • Two folding trikes (TerraTrike Traveler & Catrike 559) plus camera gear, and nearly everything we need for two months travel over 5,000 miles, including French press, coffee grinder, and coffee beans, my CPAP supplies, a large bag of prescriptio…
  • Dido on the gorgeous photos... nice job Ed.
  • @JamesR, I have installed a 24" wheel and NuVinci 380 on my wife's TT Traveler. She loves the NuVinci & the 24" wheel, but, she really needs more low end. I believe her Traveler came with a 36 tooth front chain ring, and a call to Fallbrook resu…
  • Greetings all from beautiful and sunny Scottsdale Arizona. WOW, how time fly when your having fun, and we are! It has been quite difficult to to find time to keep up with email and the Forum while we have been traveling. But, I would be remiss to al…
  • I can't imagine needing a trike rack with a pickup!? Why not just put the trike in the back? I've seen an F150 with two trikes in the back. The guy used a come-along to move the trikes in and out initially before installing an inexpensive 12v winch …
  • Haven't hear of doing so with a Sportster, but I'm sure it would be quite doable. Are you wanting to convert it to electric assist, or full-time electric only? I would call Utah Trikes though, as they probably do more trike conversions than nearly a…
  • I frequently see trikes selling for 50% of their original purchase price, Most extras are typically included at no additional price unless they are extensive or very high-end. Best of luck!
  • The Big Easy was great! The Crayfish Beneits (sp?) at Katie's (awesome restaurant) were to die for! And chargrilled Oysters with garlic, butter, and panko breadcrumbs were amazing! But now we are in Las Cruses, New Mexico. Touched base with Ironm…
  • Nancy & I had a nice thai lunch with Florida_bound in the Florida Panhandle today. Somehow, she is even more delightful in person! No time for a ride today. We did make it New Orleans though.
  • I forgot to thank @Jrobiso2 for his/her kind words. Thanks!
  • I love your dogs. So cute. What bundles of joy they must be.
  • Food wise we are pretty flexible. Typically we seek out regional cuisine or ethnic food of some sort. But we can find something we like at almost any restaurant. If we meet up at Best Buy at 2:20, we can make a plan then. Alternately, you could cho…
  • We would love to connect with both of you. @Ironman1518, I left you a message on your home page here on this Forum. I'm not sure if that is a private message, as anyone logged-on can read it. Since we don't always have WiFi, I end up looking at emai…
  • Currently on St George Island, FL riding nearly every day. But the 90+% humidity we have had daily, is killing every joint in my body. Still, I have at least been able to ride most everyday. I head to the French Quarters in New Orleans, Sunday.
  • I hope your project works out the way you want and expect. I always believe in undertaking any new adventure with "eyes wide open", so to speak. To that end, and before anyone currently with, or contemplating getting, Sturmey Archer equipment, I enc…
  • Be sure to get the Master Links that properly fit your chain. They are different for different size chains (8, 9, 10, etc.). Chains come in 3⁄32 in (2.4 mm), 1⁄8 in (3.2 mm), 5⁄32 in (4.0 mm), or 3⁄16 in (4.8 mm) roller widths, the internal width be…