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by martinQS
27 May 2012, 7:55pm
Forum: Non-standard, Human Powered Vehicles
Topic: York Show
Replies: 8
Views: 44509

Re: York Show

Where are you based? me i,l ride 50 -100 miles on recumbent have a old long base at the moment i`m in derbyshire
by martinQS
27 May 2012, 6:28pm
Forum: Non-standard, Human Powered Vehicles
Topic: York Show
Replies: 8
Views: 44509

Re: York Show

Where are you situated are you driving there then riding or riding to it from home .Got hold of a Rapied long base recumbent had lots of different bikes ,velomobile high racer etc .had two bikes stolen last month.All i have now is this rapide i doing up ,
Martin
by martinQS
27 May 2012, 10:05am
Forum: Non-standard, Human Powered Vehicles
Topic: Tempted to bid on this...
Replies: 11
Views: 35878

Re: Tempted to bid on this...

WaterLab Rat wrote:http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/330735143555?_trksid=p5197.c0.m619

but if anyone else here is already bidding on it I won't try to compete.

Nice machine i had one once bugger to steer if your used to uss like the ice i had and exsteamly bumpy ,but bloody quick!!
by martinQS
26 May 2012, 5:40pm
Forum: Non-standard, Human Powered Vehicles
Topic: Riding partner ride outs
Replies: 0
Views: 32126

Riding partner ride outs

Hi anyone in the burton on trent derbyshire area for ride outs etc?
thanks ,Martin ,email m.artman@hotmail.co.uk
by martinQS
7 May 2012, 3:15pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Cresswell Rapied long base recumbent
Replies: 11
Views: 1342

Re: Cresswell Rapied long base recumbent

Does anyone know if there is another one in the uk??
by martinQS
7 May 2012, 3:13pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Cresswell Rapied long base recumbent
Replies: 11
Views: 1342

Re: Cresswell Rapied long base recumbent

Getting used to this bike now might part enclose it as all the rain we are having might have sourced some tyres maybe even a spare 440 28c rim
by martinQS
29 Apr 2012, 11:08am
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Cresswell Rapied long base recumbent
Replies: 11
Views: 1342

Re: Cresswell Rapied long base recumbent

How do you upload an image? it won`t let me on the img button?
when i spoke to son of the seller of the bike he said that they had toured around france etc england so bike has done some traveling bit of history,anyone know if schwalbe do an eqivelant 28/440 tyre or slightly wider?
by martinQS
29 Apr 2012, 11:04am
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Cresswell Rapied long base recumbent
Replies: 11
Views: 1342

Re: Cresswell Rapied long base recumbent

Yes i have this leaflet gave to me buy the chap i bought it from it had lived in a celler for a few years some decay but so would i if i`d been stuck in their
this particular one has a duel drive 7 cassette and three speed rear hub and is in green but not listed as a spec on leaflet??[img]
by martinQS
29 Apr 2012, 9:54am
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Cresswell Rapied long base recumbent
Replies: 11
Views: 1342

Re: Cresswell Rapied long base recumbent

Hi any of you guys know much about this recumbent bought it the other day to replace my two stolen bikes circa helios tandem and raleigh royal tourer needs a little TLC and new tyres and some cables but have got air into tyres seem to be holding and free`d up brakes and gears might give her a go if...
by martinQS
29 Apr 2012, 9:51am
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Cresswell Rapied long base recumbent
Replies: 11
Views: 1342

Cresswell Rapied long base recumbent

Hi any of you guys know much about this recumbent bought it the other day to replace my two stolen bikes circa helios tandem and raleigh royal tourer needs a little TLC and new tyres and some cables but have got air into tyres seem to be holding and free`d up brakes and gears might give her a go if ...
by martinQS
29 Apr 2012, 9:36am
Forum: Stolen, Lost, Found, etc.
Topic: URGENT Gary Fisher stolen from Morrison’s Hounslow
Replies: 1
Views: 1051

Re: URGENT Gary Fisher stolen from Morrison’s Hounslow

I don`t think that how many locks you put on if they like it its gone ,more ironic than that if you half inched a box of cheap tea bags from morrisons they would throw the book at you but when your property is stolen you seem to have to grin and bare it
by martinQS
24 Apr 2012, 10:02pm
Forum: Stolen, Lost, Found, etc.
Topic: Stolen Bikes
Replies: 5
Views: 2638

Re: Stolen Bikes

Thanks for your comments and your welcome to the forum ,as i said the tandem would have to be for parts as if it is sole on any place it will ring alarm bells as for them returning would be very bad for their heath if i catch them :wink: A friend has just lent me his fuji straight handel bar road bi...
by martinQS
24 Apr 2012, 10:49am
Forum: Stolen, Lost, Found, etc.
Topic: Stolen Bikes
Replies: 5
Views: 2638

Re: Stolen Bikes

Hi i`m new to this forum but a keen cyclist for many years into every bike their is except bmx`s i have just had two new bikes stolen from my house in derbyshire one a circa helios tandem and a raliegh royal .the tandem is unsal having "20 wheels low frame and are made to order and come in bla...
by martinQS
24 Apr 2012, 10:48am
Forum: Stolen, Lost, Found, etc.
Topic: Stolen Bikes
Replies: 5
Views: 2638

Re: Stolen Bikes

Hi i`m new to this forum but a keen cyclist for many years into every bike their is except bmx`s i have just had two new bikes stolen from my house in derbyshire one a circa helios tandem and a raliegh royal .the tandem is unsal having "20 wheels low frame and are made to order and come in bla...