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by nigelnightmare
29 Jul 2020, 11:40pm
Forum: Non-standard, Human Powered Vehicles
Topic: Linear recumbent tyre advice
Replies: 29
Views: 719

Re: Linear recumbent tyre advice

It was precisely that confusion that made me change it to a 451 wheel with hub brake. I went with 451 as I already had a rim and a couple of' Durano tyres lying around, so all it cost was new spokes. If I'd had to buy one then I would go for 406 as that seems to be the most popular size with a wide ...
by nigelnightmare
28 Jul 2020, 9:24pm
Forum: Non-standard, Human Powered Vehicles
Topic: Linear recumbent tyre advice
Replies: 29
Views: 719

Re: Linear recumbent tyre advice

20x1 3/8" is 438mm so the tyre will be marked 37-438 20 x1 3/8.
That's what mine is.
The rim has 438-19 stamped on it.

HTH
by nigelnightmare
26 Jul 2020, 8:19pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Moulton TSR rear pivot
Replies: 387
Views: 18478

Re: Moulton TSR rear pivot

A bit late to the party I know, sorry. You've fitted grease nipples to this pivot, but have you thought about actually drilling through the pivot housing tube and oilite bush and then fitting those little oil reservoir things with a flip lid, so that you can have a drip feed of oil to the bush? The...
by nigelnightmare
26 Jul 2020, 6:01pm
Forum: Non-standard, Human Powered Vehicles
Topic: Laidback prices
Replies: 17
Views: 752

Re: Laidback prices

Front mudguard on a trike cost a lot because Most of the price is for the mounts. Last year I bought two replacement front mudguard blades with mudflaps fitted from ICE for around £16 incl P&P Edit. Bought in 2018 according to the postmark. I got them for the XL but the hole drillings are for th...
by nigelnightmare
26 Jul 2020, 5:48pm
Forum: Non-standard, Human Powered Vehicles
Topic: Practicalities of living with a trike
Replies: 49
Views: 1278

Re: Practicalities of living with a trike

All three of my ICE trikes live indoors.
One in the Kitchen
One in the hall &
One in the back room/2nd bedroom Hanging from the ceiling on a modified Victorian clothes airer.

I also have a Linear & an Ultimate bikes LWB in the living room.

HTH
by nigelnightmare
16 Jul 2020, 11:04pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Good iPhone Road Bike holders suggestions
Replies: 19
Views: 627

Re: Good iPhone Road Bike holders suggestions

I also use a Topeak ridecase on my iphone 6s, it's brilliant apart from one thing: When it's in the case it is very difficult to hear or be heard during a phone call. I get around this by using a bluetooth headphone. In the rain the touch screen works perfectly so does the fingerprint recognition an...
by nigelnightmare
16 Jul 2020, 9:45pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Ortieb Pannier Clip inserts 10mm
Replies: 3
Views: 134

Re: Ortieb Pannier Clip inserts 10mm

Try eBay.
by nigelnightmare
16 Jul 2020, 9:15pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: What has the bike stuff fairy brought you today?
Replies: 66
Views: 2825

Re: What has the bike stuff fairy brought you today?

Marcus Aurelius wrote:
philvantwo wrote:New shoes on the table!!!!!!

Strictly speaking they’re on a box, the box is on the table. So it doesn’t count.


:roll: It does count. :lol:
And if my mum saw that you'd get a thick ear too!
For trying to be clever. :lol: :lol:
by nigelnightmare
16 Jul 2020, 8:31pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Sturmey Archer SRF3 hub crunching & slipping.
Replies: 20
Views: 649

Re: Sturmey Archer SRF3 hub crunching & slipping.

I think the SJS reply sums it up nicely.
Without actually calling the customer a complete idiot!

(Just implying it) :lol: .
by nigelnightmare
16 Jul 2020, 7:32pm
Forum: Non-standard, Human Powered Vehicles
Topic: Numb toes!
Replies: 12
Views: 384

Re: Numb toes!

Already have Arch support insoles and they were Bloody expensive! They only helped a little and had to be made for the foot & shoe so I couldn't swop them to a different pair of shoes. Which I was not informed about when being fitted for them, :twisted: I only found out later when I tried to fit...
by nigelnightmare
13 Jul 2020, 11:07pm
Forum: Non-standard, Human Powered Vehicles
Topic: Numb toes!
Replies: 12
Views: 384

Re: Numb toes!

@thirdcrank No offence taken Re the placebo effect. The compression socks did help a little but they made my calf's ache, & as I said they are very long. I have tried different thickness's of socks. I should mention that I have always had 'hot feet' even in winter. @vorpal It didn't make any dif...
by nigelnightmare
12 Jul 2020, 11:23pm
Forum: Non-standard, Human Powered Vehicles
Topic: Numb toes!
Replies: 12
Views: 384

Re: Numb toes!

@thirdcrank, I don't think it's a placebo effect as I wasn't thinking about it when I used the new socks. I only realised after getting home from a 34 mile ride that I didn't have painful/numb toes. So over the next few weeks I tried different combinations of shoes & socks and have found that I ...
by nigelnightmare
12 Jul 2020, 11:12pm
Forum: Non-standard, Human Powered Vehicles
Topic: Numb toes!
Replies: 12
Views: 384

Re: Numb toes!

Jdsk wrote:
nigelnightmare wrote:I've suffered from numb toes on my ICE Qnt and tried quite a few different things to stop it with varying degrees of success.

How much have you already read on the subject... ?

Jonathan

A fair bit on the internet, why?
by nigelnightmare
11 Jul 2020, 11:17am
Forum: Non-standard, Human Powered Vehicles
Topic: Numb toes!
Replies: 12
Views: 384

Numb toes!

I've suffered from numb toes on my ICE Qnt and tried quite a few different things to stop it with varying degrees of success. Recently I bought some "Holdsworth cycling socks" and found that I don't get numb toes whilst wearing them. But if I wear any other type of socks (non cycling speci...
by nigelnightmare
11 Jul 2020, 9:31am
Forum: Non-standard, Human Powered Vehicles
Topic: Linear recumbent tyre advice
Replies: 29
Views: 719

Re: Linear recumbent tyre advice

I have a 1992 Linear. I think both wheels have been changed as it has 700c rear & 406 front. I have Schwalbe Marathon 700-28 on mine and find the ride OK. The front is lightly loaded & as others have said your MAIN brake is the REAR I put clarkes 70mm Vbrake blocks on mine and it really impr...