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by OldBloke
16 Nov 2014, 3:37am
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: % Grades of Climbs/Hills. What does it mean?
Replies: 69
Views: 5407

Re: % Grades of Climbs/Hills. What does it mean?

Heltor, from your cycle.travel map it looks like your steepest climb is from the valley between Midford and Combe Down up to Combe Down. From the isos it looks like it climbs 110m (from 40m up to 150m) in about half a mile (say 800m). That give you a gradient of about 13.75m climb per 100m. That is ...
by OldBloke
13 Oct 2014, 4:04am
Forum: Non-standard, Human Powered Vehicles
Topic: Sending my Trike to Australia
Replies: 11
Views: 7538

Re: Sending my Trike to Australia

MarkyD recently did that trip. See here: http://rvvelonaut.blogspot.com.au/

He may be prepared to answer questions.

Also look at http://www.bicycles.net.au/forums/
by OldBloke
19 Sep 2014, 5:15am
Forum: Non-standard, Human Powered Vehicles
Topic: Adult Trike
Replies: 4
Views: 5970

Re: Adult Trike

I know you said, "no recumbents" but have a look at the more upright Rover at terratrikes.com.
OB
by OldBloke
12 Sep 2014, 2:42am
Forum: Non-standard, Human Powered Vehicles
Topic: Tandem
Replies: 3
Views: 5050

Re: Tandem

Have a look at:
http://www.performer.com.tw/new/index.p ... =163_86_88

One of those might suit or they might be able to modify to suit.
by OldBloke
10 Sep 2014, 4:53am
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Rack bag recommendation?
Replies: 12
Views: 668

Re: Rack bag recommendation?

We bought a couple of Roswheel rack bags off Ebay for around $20 each. For the money they work well, attach with Velcro and are secure. The only downside is shipping times; about three weeks.
by OldBloke
24 Aug 2014, 5:43am
Forum: Non-standard, Human Powered Vehicles
Topic: Import from America or custom build which is best
Replies: 7
Views: 5604

Re: Import from America or custom build which is best

This Canadian company, maxarya.com, have some interesting FF city bikes and recumbents. They don't indicate price on their site and the nearest dealer to you is in Italy.
by OldBloke
24 Aug 2014, 4:03am
Forum: Non-standard, Human Powered Vehicles
Topic: Import from America or custom build which is best
Replies: 7
Views: 5604

Re: Import from America or custom build which is best

Have a look at http://www.bicycleman.com/index.html. He has a lot of info on crank forward and recumbent bikes.

OB
by OldBloke
20 Aug 2014, 1:10pm
Forum: Non-standard, Human Powered Vehicles
Topic: Performer JC-70 / TW Bents Power/Idler Sprocket - Hoorah !!
Replies: 12
Views: 6278

Re: Performer JC-70 / TW Bents Power/Idler Sprocket - Hoorah

Hoarder, Does the chain run on the rollers on the sprocket teeth or does the side plates of the chain run on the metal at each side of the sprocket? I ask because on the idler on my Trike-F the chain is noisy going through it because it is running on the side plates of the chain and the sprocket sim...