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Forum: Framebuilders
10-04-19, 01:46 PM
Replies: 393
Views: 233,007
Posted By shelgame

And now for something completely different... My...

And now for something completely different... My recumbent race bike. Fillet brazed CroMo steel.

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10-02-19, 01:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 453
Posted By shelgame

If you already have a speed sensor on the rear...

If you already have a speed sensor on the rear wheel, it will work that way, too. But, it's more accurate if you use the KK sensor (it eliminates tire slip on the roller giving a false high reading).
Forum: Recumbent
09-23-19, 07:37 AM
Replies: 986
Views: 360,860
Posted By shelgame

This years race bike... ...

This years race bike...

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08-05-19, 08:04 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 29,267
Posted By shelgame

Pulled this off the neighbor's trash pile and...

Pulled this off the neighbor's trash pile and built it up for my nephew to take to college this fall. ~'95 Diamondback Ascent EX. CroMo frame, Tange fork, misc Shimano Deore (mostly) components....
08-05-19, 08:01 AM
Replies: 6,712
Views: 1,606,060
Posted By shelgame

Pulled this off the neighbor's trash pile and...

Pulled this off the neighbor's trash pile and built it up for my nephew to take to college this fall. ~'95 Diamondback Ascent EX. CroMo frame, Tange fork, misc Shimano Deore (mostly) components....
05-29-19, 02:55 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 10,015
Posted By shelgame

I sat on it that way, and these bars rubbed the...

I sat on it that way, and these bars rubbed the backs of my legs - without even trying to turn. It also looks bad in that position because I didn't jig up the stem very well and it moved; and now the...
05-28-19, 07:55 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 10,015
Posted By shelgame

It rides pretty good. One little issue - toe...

It rides pretty good. One little issue - toe strike. If you pedal while turning the tire can rub your foot.
Also, the 3-speed hubs needs adjustment, it doesn't change gears.

Finished pics...
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05-26-19, 07:45 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 10,015
Posted By shelgame

Finished it all up (well, mostly, still needs a...

Finished it all up (well, mostly, still needs a rear brake cable). It rides nice, actually. Here’s a vid of my son giving it a test ride.

https://youtu.be/nZP_-9z7U8c
05-24-19, 09:33 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 10,015
Posted By shelgame

Found a $15 donor bike with a good rear rim and...

Found a $15 donor bike with a good rear rim and tire. Picking it up tonight. On the plus side, it's the same Huffy frame this velocino started out with, so I could theoretically build another!
05-19-19, 03:28 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 10,015
Posted By shelgame

Progress! But, not done yet. Gotta figure out...

Progress! But, not done yet. Gotta figure out what the rear wheel is. It says 27 on the rim strip, but the 27” (630) tire I bought doesn’t fit. It’s just a little bit smaller than that tire. But,...
05-08-19, 12:22 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 10,015
Posted By shelgame

It's hanging from a hook in the garage;...

It's hanging from a hook in the garage; unpainted. Maybe get to it this weekend...
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