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by D.TEK HPVS
13 Jan 2019, 7:08pm
Forum: Non-standard, Human Powered Vehicles
Topic: Hardshell seats - sliding forward problem
Replies: 10
Views: 1643

Re: Hardshell seats - sliding forward problem

Anyone for tennis ? A soft pummel might improve matters . DIY method .........sounds weird ….but works Find a Tennis ball .....using a hole saw cut a hole in the fibreglass shell (smaller than the ball) down on the front base area . Position the ball into the hole ….so that approx. 40% protrudes ….t...
by D.TEK HPVS
10 Jan 2019, 8:47am
Forum: Non-standard, Human Powered Vehicles
Topic: Nazca Fuego or Back to the future!
Replies: 11
Views: 2026

Re: Nazca Fuego or Back to the future!

Having purchased the entire remaining spares stock of ICE Two wheelers B1 B2 B3 8) From the Falmouth Factory sometime ago . I hope to provide backup for existing owners . Oh and I have those "Pesky" handlebars that Donald mentioned .....so you don't have to source from Euroland or Trumpvil...
by D.TEK HPVS
4 Nov 2018, 10:57am
Forum: Non-standard, Human Powered Vehicles
Topic: Windcheetah Implodes ( and help with parts )
Replies: 14
Views: 5664

Re: Windcheetah Implodes ( and help with parts )

I can help you …..having sold new and used Windcheetahs in all shapes and sizes and vintages since the early 90's 8)
Lots of new bits and bobs on the go since the sad :( demise of the company so alls not lost . :wink:
Regards Kevin D
by D.TEK HPVS
24 Sep 2018, 9:37pm
Forum: Non-standard, Human Powered Vehicles
Topic: Any recumbent cyclists in Bedfordshire?
Replies: 3
Views: 1615

Re: Any recumbent cyclists in Bedfordshire?

I think I can assist ….have one or two or more trikes in all shapes and sizes :lol: Very sensible to ride first and checkout your ideas and expectations and requirements 8) I claim to have the worlds largest recumbent test track :wink: Actually its LITTLE THETFORD village ....but a nice quiet settin...
by D.TEK HPVS
20 Sep 2018, 11:45am
Forum: Non-standard, Human Powered Vehicles
Topic: Nearly done it!
Replies: 13
Views: 2046

Re: Nearly done it!

80% of Catrikes have a fixed seat angle and do not fold . Catrike have started to catch up on more recent models . They tend to favour "direct steering" (just like a go cart ) If you have any wrist issues you might find "in direct steering " the better option as it does not load ...
by D.TEK HPVS
14 Sep 2018, 11:50am
Forum: Non-standard, Human Powered Vehicles
Topic: Battle Mountain - Guardian article
Replies: 9
Views: 1917

Re: Battle Mountain - Guardian article

The team might be tempted to bid on a bright orange HP Speedmachine listed on Ebay as a late replacement :o
by D.TEK HPVS
13 Sep 2018, 4:48pm
Forum: Non-standard, Human Powered Vehicles
Topic: Battle Mountain - Guardian article
Replies: 9
Views: 1917

Re: Battle Mountain - Guardian article

DHL have now found the Soup Dragon :D Bad news …………...its been damaged in transit whilst in the safe hands of DHL :roll: It was collected by the SD team after a long drive across country and finally it has arrived looking a bit sad :oops: However folk from other teams have offered help with repairs ...
by D.TEK HPVS
11 Sep 2018, 3:29pm
Forum: Non-standard, Human Powered Vehicles
Topic: Battle Mountain - Guardian article
Replies: 9
Views: 1917

Re: Battle Mountain - Guardian article

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by D.TEK HPVS
9 Sep 2018, 9:52pm
Forum: Non-standard, Human Powered Vehicles
Topic: Battle Mountain - Guardian article
Replies: 9
Views: 1917

Re: Battle Mountain - Guardian article

It appears that the Soup Dragon arrived in the States but not at the agreed delivery point ! Russell Bridge stated on the BHPC Forum " but is in Cincinatti customs (four day drive away)" Latest news ……...The D.TEK supplied training recumbent "Red Baron" (actually its blue ) might...
by D.TEK HPVS
30 Aug 2018, 8:19pm
Forum: Non-standard, Human Powered Vehicles
Topic: New rider, new HPV Speedmachine - questions and observations
Replies: 19
Views: 2707

Re: New rider, new HPV Speedmachine - questions and observations

This SM might be lacking some of the original key features ?? :shock: Some owners mistakenly flog off the popular and original RH14 or Sram Dualdrives hub gears attempting to save weight ! Do you only have 9 gears (just cogs on the back ) and a single ring upfront ? Without a gear shift change post ...
by D.TEK HPVS
24 Aug 2018, 12:34am
Forum: Non-standard, Human Powered Vehicles
Topic: Nearly done it!
Replies: 13
Views: 2046

Re: Nearly done it!

How to do a simple rust bug test on a Q or T ICE trike in less than 2 mins and no spanners or allen key tools required :roll: Take one pipe cleaner or mini flossing brush *(for gaps between the teeth ) Apply two drops of water to either style of brush cleaner Now slide or poke into the drain hole of...
by D.TEK HPVS
23 Aug 2018, 8:37pm
Forum: Non-standard, Human Powered Vehicles
Topic: Nearly done it!
Replies: 13
Views: 2046

Re: Nearly done it!

If you require any help or advice on buying an ICE Q or T series give me a call . It might save you £££££££££££'s The one on Ebay auction is a Mk1 Qnt narrow track You need to check the swing arm (elephant tusks) carefully for cracking (later models had a "patch plate" on the driven side T...
by D.TEK HPVS
15 Aug 2018, 9:39am
Forum: Non-standard, Human Powered Vehicles
Topic: ICE Trike perceived weights ?
Replies: 26
Views: 965

Re: ICE Trike perceived weights ?

nigelnightmare wrote:Easy.
Phone ICE and ASK THEM!


Will you get a single line answer or perhaps offered free range Cornish cream eggs :lol:
by D.TEK HPVS
9 Aug 2018, 5:02pm
Forum: Non-standard, Human Powered Vehicles
Topic: ICE Trike perceived weights ?
Replies: 26
Views: 965

Re: ICE Trike perceived weights ?

honesty wrote:Wider handlebars on the adventure, more material. So Im going for the adventure being heavier.

Only comparing the standard Adventure with the Sprint and these share the same bars (not including the HD Adventure ) .
But well done and good thinking :idea:
by D.TEK HPVS
9 Aug 2018, 4:34pm
Forum: Non-standard, Human Powered Vehicles
Topic: ICE Trike perceived weights ?
Replies: 26
Views: 965

Re: ICE Trike perceived weights ?

I would say the Sprint is now lighter because they have put a more padded seat cover on the adventure as standard. And I really must get that dirt out from under my nails :lol: The new seat pads are made from marshmallows to reduce weight and enhance comfort :roll: . Still waiting to hear about you...