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Forum: Recumbent
08-30-20, 06:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,478
Posted By Bobcat22

What is the Next Best Idea?

tallbikeman (https://www.bikeforums.net/members/tallbikeman-344085.html), you say, "I finally give up and move on to the next great idea." What would that be?
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Forum: Recumbent
07-27-20, 11:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,478
Posted By Bobcat22

May I add, the internal geared hubs are not as...

May I add, the internal geared hubs are not as efficient as externally geared systems. However I am not sure in the "real world" if that less efficiency makes that much of a difference. Having access...
09-03-14, 01:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,966
Posted By Bobcat22

Congratulations on your new purchase. To answer...

Congratulations on your new purchase. To answer your question about the an amp-volt-power indicator for optimum cadence. I would check with a reseller.

If you would keep us informed on the mid...
Forum: Recumbent
08-23-14, 01:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,185
Posted By Bobcat22

Hi BlazingPedals, That site you give...

Hi BlazingPedals,

That site you give presents only one image of the Trisled Rotovelo Velomobile:

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Why not other perspectives like the backside? They say, "Price starting at $6500." I...
Forum: Recumbent
08-22-14, 08:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,893
Posted By Bobcat22

I just signed that petition.

I just signed that petition.
Forum: Recumbent
08-22-14, 06:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,185
Posted By Bobcat22

Did not realize the SB did not have a floor. I am...

Did not realize the SB did not have a floor. I am seeing where a decent body will cost in the neighborhood of $5800.00 USD and up, weighing in at around 120 lbs.

I am looking for a body type like...
Forum: Recumbent
08-22-14, 02:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,185
Posted By Bobcat22

Velo-kits (body kits) Silver Bullet Bodywork...

Velo-kits (body kits)

Silver Bullet Bodywork and Accessories for Velomobile Catrike - from AEM Consulting, Inc (http://fvsilverbullet.com/trike_products.htm)
The Aero Bullet prototype is mounted...
Forum: Recumbent
08-21-14, 04:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,506
Posted By Bobcat22

Keeping this thread is about mid-drives for...

Keeping this thread is about mid-drives for trikes, I can answer your question on Velomobiles (http://www.bikeforums.net/recumbent/966971-velomobiles-here-they-sweet.html) thread. Thanks for your...
08-20-14, 01:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,540
Posted By Bobcat22

Mid-drives vs Hub-drives

Higher end bikes will have mid drives systems because of their versatility and efficiency. However, on the flats, a hub motor drive in generally adequate and less expensive.

Things to consider:
...
Forum: Recumbent
08-20-14, 01:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,103
Posted By Bobcat22

Recumbent electric trikes is what I am trying to...

Recumbent electric trikes is what I am trying to get interaction, not DF. Under your suggestion, I moved it over to electric.
08-20-14, 01:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,966
Posted By Bobcat22

Mid-Drives (crank drives)

Utilizing the same gears which the riders uses to achieve efficiency, mid-drives or crank drives make use of the same gears. The benefits compare to that of hub motors = greater torque, less amperage...
Forum: Recumbent
08-20-14, 11:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,506
Posted By Bobcat22

Mid Drives on Recumbent Trikes

http://youtu.be/GdGEaR3Fges

http://youtu.be/WKAMus3oSdw

This is Matt's creation, fabrication of the idler setup and has had a motor manufacturer setup the 750 watt motor to better interface...
Forum: Recumbent
08-20-14, 11:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,092
Posted By Bobcat22

Hub Drives vs Mid Drives

This topic has been moved to electric bikes: http://www.bikeforums.net/electric-bikes/967139-mid-drives-vs-hub-drives.html#post17055154

Although the topic has moved, motors on recumbent trikes are...
Forum: Recumbent
08-20-14, 11:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,103
Posted By Bobcat22

Crank or Mid-drive Motors - moved

Post moved to: http://www.bikeforums.net/electric-bikes/967135-mid-drives-crank-drives.html#post17055113
Forum: Recumbent
08-20-14, 10:33 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,755
Posted By Bobcat22

My mistake, meant to write amateur shop and not...

My mistake, meant to write amateur shop and not armature.

About Mid Drive Motor: The Bafang motor is made in China and is a top quality product. The BBSO series of crank drives (mid drives) are...
Forum: Recumbent
08-20-14, 12:46 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,755
Posted By Bobcat22

Great you did not hurt yourself greater. That...

Great you did not hurt yourself greater. That video is not me - however it and the Velomobiles motivated me to go trike. I am lucky to have an - correction "amateur shop" where I can modify or create...
Forum: Recumbent
08-20-14, 12:20 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,185
Posted By Bobcat22

How lucky. I would be turning in my sleep...

How lucky. I would be turning in my sleep awaiting the arrival.
Forum: Recumbent
08-19-14, 03:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,185
Posted By Bobcat22

Velomobiles are here and they are SWEET

Check out the Velomobile Page: Velomobile enclosed recumbent tricycles - eiProject (http://eiproject.net/electric-bikes-do-it-yourself/velomobile-enclosed-recumbent-tricycles/). The upper right is my...
Forum: Recumbent
08-19-14, 03:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,578
Posted By Bobcat22

I got mine from CL for $1200.00 + new chains and...

I got mine from CL for $1200.00 + new chains and front derailleur (150.00) . I do see another one for $2200.00 however 2,200 is pricey. I am not interested in a non suspension trike. ref: ICE TRICE S...
Forum: Recumbent
08-19-14, 09:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,578
Posted By Bobcat22

Modification and Upgrades Planned for ICE Trike (2006)

I just acquired an ICE QNT (2006) with all 20 inch wheels. I am methodically replacing and upgrading. The bike runs nicely. Here are some of my plans on upgrading:

A - Adding a mid drive -Bafang...
Forum: Recumbent
08-19-14, 12:43 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,755
Posted By Bobcat22

Thank you for the welcome. Bizman - you said...

Thank you for the welcome.

Bizman - you said you rolled your trike, did you try displacing your weight as to help compensate? Did you get hurt on that roll?

I just acquired an ICE QNT (2006)...
Forum: Recumbent
08-18-14, 05:23 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,755
Posted By Bobcat22

My first post and I thought I would chime in on...

My first post and I thought I would chime in on the relative speed of a trike vs DF.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OnCOgDnzO8c#t=71
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