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by forlorn hope
27 Mar 2015, 9:35pm
Forum: Non-standard, Human Powered Vehicles
Topic: Why do you Ride a Bent
Replies: 25
Views: 8297

Re: Why do you Ride a Bent

Total introvert here,hate the attention I get on a trike,to be honest if I wasn't a cripple I would still be riding a mountain bike.
by forlorn hope
24 Mar 2015, 6:28pm
Forum: Non-standard, Human Powered Vehicles
Topic: Why do you Ride a Bent
Replies: 25
Views: 8297

Re: Why do you Ride a Bent

8 years diagnosed Myotonic Dystrophy,wasted neck muscles mean it a recumbent or nothing.
by forlorn hope
2 Dec 2014, 6:01pm
Forum: Non-standard, Human Powered Vehicles
Topic: Oops, sheared bolt...
Replies: 32
Views: 14415

Re: Oops, sheared bolt...

As a final solution if nothing else works,icelette sell a terracycle idler clamp.
by forlorn hope
14 Oct 2014, 5:26pm
Forum: Non-standard, Human Powered Vehicles
Topic: Aha, the legendary ICE customer service.
Replies: 6
Views: 5173

Re: Aha, the legendary ICE customer service.

ICE have great customer service,just one thing has peeved me from my last purchase from them. I bought the new hardshell seat for the S and although I already had the compatable mounting kit,I was informed I had to buy the seat with the VTX kit which was absolutely no use to me and I had to pay arou...
by forlorn hope
9 Oct 2014, 5:54pm
Forum: Non-standard, Human Powered Vehicles
Topic: Picture of my bike on ebay, and I'm not even selling it!
Replies: 23
Views: 14276

Re: Picture of my bike on ebay, and I'm not even selling it!

Vortitek are also selling trikes which are photoshopped Challenge concept trikes. http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/900R-Fuzia-Recumbent-Race-Trike-Exercise-Bike-Tricycle-3-Wheel-Vortritek-Bicycle-/191361206049?pt=US_Bicycles_Frames&hash=item2c8e044721 a supposed second hand one for sale with the seller...
by forlorn hope
27 Jul 2014, 7:15pm
Forum: Non-standard, Human Powered Vehicles
Topic: ICE Rally and Race - 27th July 2014
Replies: 26
Views: 5265

Re: ICE Rally and Race - 27th July 2014

Cunobelin wrote:I will be there with the Gekko


Just researching trains now


I briefly talked to you about your fairing and sclumpf.
Nice to have a quick chat.
by forlorn hope
26 Jul 2014, 8:10pm
Forum: Non-standard, Human Powered Vehicles
Topic: ICE Rally and Race - 27th July 2014
Replies: 26
Views: 5265

Re: ICE Rally and Race - 27th July 2014

Just the race,Ice will still be there.they are refunding me the race ticket and giving me a free spectators ticket.
by forlorn hope
26 Jul 2014, 12:53pm
Forum: Non-standard, Human Powered Vehicles
Topic: ICE Rally and Race - 27th July 2014
Replies: 26
Views: 5265

Re: ICE Rally and Race - 27th July 2014

The event was cancelled this morning due to lack of uptake.
by forlorn hope
21 Jul 2014, 5:59pm
Forum: Non-standard, Human Powered Vehicles
Topic: ICE Rally and Race - 27th July 2014
Replies: 26
Views: 5265

Re: ICE Rally and Race - 27th July 2014

. The helmets probably only for the race,same as a BHPC race as far as I know. From 'The Rules' which apply to all 3 Brompton events: 5. Dress code For health and safety reasons, it is an absolute condition of participation that a helmet is worn. Ignoring the questionable benefits of plastic hats, o...
by forlorn hope
20 Jul 2014, 12:58pm
Forum: Non-standard, Human Powered Vehicles
Topic: ICE Rally and Race - 27th July 2014
Replies: 26
Views: 5265

Re: ICE Rally and Race - 27th July 2014

The helmets probably only for the race,same as a BHPC race as far as I know.
At least you are not required to have two tent poles and a bit of hi viz rag on the end.
by forlorn hope
28 Jun 2014, 11:08pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Glastonbury
Replies: 24
Views: 5949

Re: Glastonbury

Metallica are owning Glastonbury,far better than last years Saturday night headliner.
by forlorn hope
22 Apr 2014, 6:11pm
Forum: Non-standard, Human Powered Vehicles
Topic: Hard Shell vs Mesh Seat
Replies: 27
Views: 17927

Re: Hard Shell vs Mesh Seat

I have the older shape carbon fibre hardshell seat on my Trice S,
I did enquire about the newer shape seat but was put off by the price
£410 for the grp
£600 for the carbon fibre.
I got my carbon fibre seat from ocean cycles for £150 + delivery.
by forlorn hope
15 Mar 2014, 12:21pm
Forum: Non-standard, Human Powered Vehicles
Topic: Old, pot belly, Beard ? [Recumbent Age poll]
Replies: 14
Views: 17126

Re: Old, pot belly, Beard ? [Recumbent Age poll]

45, bearded but without a potbelly,and I don't wear spd sandals,as some of our American recumbent
Riding cousins seem to finish of the stereotype with.
PS beards are uber cool at the moment,so I'm down with the kids :D
by forlorn hope
4 Jan 2014, 3:35pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Floor pump with threaded coupling
Replies: 13
Views: 2804

Re: Floor pump with threaded coupling

Have a look at the Lezyne floor pumps.
by forlorn hope
23 Nov 2013, 4:53pm
Forum: Non-standard, Human Powered Vehicles
Topic: Trike routing limitations and compensation
Replies: 64
Views: 23225

Re: Trike routing limitations and compensation

I kept bumping into the same woman out riding her horse after the second time she asked me if her horse
Could come over and sniff my trike,after that the horse had zero problems with my trike,
When I rode it flagged even the local disabled riding club horses(which are so timid)freaked out.