ICE Trike perceived weights ?

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D.TEK HPVS
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ICE Trike perceived weights ?

Postby D.TEK HPVS » 8 Aug 2018, 2:54pm

Folk rattle on about Trike weights
With so many choices and options can you rely on the stated weight .
Or should it look light by the shape or colour
So I would like to start a fun challenge with a surprising answer in store
The lucky winner will win six chocolate cream eggs :roll:
So here we go .......
Ice Adventure or Ice Sprint with identical specs groupset and options to allow a fair comparison
QUESTION :- Which is the lightest ,,,,,,is it the Adventure or Sprint :wink:

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[XAP]Bob
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Re: ICE Trike perceived weights ?

Postby [XAP]Bob » 8 Aug 2018, 3:52pm

The adventure frame sits slightly higher, and so may have less material (the upsweep of the crossbar).
I can't recall offhand what the rear end difference is between them...

I'd therefore hazard a guess (partly because you asked the question) that the adventure may well be slightly lighter.
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Re: ICE Trike perceived weights ?

Postby Cunobelin » 8 Aug 2018, 4:13pm

Wot about my Gekko?

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Re: ICE Trike perceived weights ?

Postby D.TEK HPVS » 8 Aug 2018, 4:53pm

:roll: Sorry you cannot sneak in with the Gekko …..just to grab a load of chocolate eggs :lol:

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Re: ICE Trike perceived weights ?

Postby liffy99 » 8 Aug 2018, 5:01pm

Adventure or Adventure HD .
Or would that make it too easy ?

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Re: ICE Trike perceived weights ?

Postby Cyril Haearn » 8 Aug 2018, 6:19pm

Both weigh exactly the same
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Re: ICE Trike perceived weights ?

Postby hercule » 8 Aug 2018, 6:46pm

Cyril Haearn wrote:Both weigh exactly the same


Just what I was going to say, but the Sprint will go faster because it's red.

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Re: ICE Trike perceived weights ?

Postby [XAP]Bob » 9 Aug 2018, 9:49am

Looking at the photos a bit more closely...

I suspect the rear ends are actually shared (both the CFT and the rear fork) and the boom is shared.
The only differences are therefore in the cruciform and seat mounting...

The adventure has an additional support at the rear to raise the rear of the seat, the sprint has a more curvaceous cruciform.


Although the sprint is available 'from' 300g lighter than the adventure (2%, or 0.3% if I sit on them...)
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Re: ICE Trike perceived weights ?

Postby D.TEK HPVS » 9 Aug 2018, 9:59am

hercule wrote:
Cyril Haearn wrote:Both weigh exactly the same


Just what I was going to say, but the Sprint will go faster because it's red.


The color of an object does not affect how fast it is going. it only affects how fast you see it. :|


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Re: ICE Trike perceived weights ?

Postby Cyril Haearn » 9 Aug 2018, 10:09am

D.TEK HPVS wrote:
hercule wrote:
Cyril Haearn wrote:Both weigh exactly the same


Just what I was going to say, but the Sprint will go faster because it's red.


The color of an object does not affect how fast it is going. it only affects how fast you see it. :|


Two bikes might weigh the same but if one were easier to handle it's *percieved* weight would be less
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Re: ICE Trike perceived weights ?

Postby fossala » 9 Aug 2018, 10:14am

Cyril Haearn wrote:
D.TEK HPVS wrote:
hercule wrote:
Just what I was going to say, but the Sprint will go faster because it's red.


The color of an object does not affect how fast it is going. it only affects how fast you see it. :|


Two bikes might weigh the same but if one were easier to handle it's *percieved* weight would be less

And how high you are.

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Re: ICE Trike perceived weights ?

Postby Cunobelin » 9 Aug 2018, 11:26am

D.TEK HPVS wrote::roll: Sorry you cannot sneak in with the Gekko …..just to grab a load of chocolate eggs :lol:


Wot if I cross out HPVelotechnik on the frame with a crayon and write iCE?

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Re: ICE Trike perceived weights ?

Postby [XAP]Bob » 9 Aug 2018, 11:32am

D.TEK HPVS wrote:
hercule wrote:
Cyril Haearn wrote:Both weigh exactly the same


Just what I was going to say, but the Sprint will go faster because it's red.


The color of an object does not affect how fast it is going. it only affects how fast you see it. :|


Redshift... it’s a well known phenomenon. :mrgreen:
A shortcut has to be a challenge, otherwise it would just be the way. No situation is so dire that panic cannot make it worse.
There are two kinds of people in this world: those can extrapolate from incomplete data.

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Re: ICE Trike perceived weights ?

Postby fossala » 9 Aug 2018, 11:43am

fossala wrote:
Cyril Haearn wrote:
D.TEK HPVS wrote:
The color of an object does not affect how fast it is going. it only affects how fast you see it. :|


Two bikes might weigh the same but if one were easier to handle it's *percieved* weight would be less

And how high you are.

Just to clarify, I meant the hight of you above the ground. Not if you've had a smoke before riding...

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Re: ICE Trike perceived weights ?

Postby D.TEK HPVS » 9 Aug 2018, 11:45am

Cunobelin wrote:
D.TEK HPVS wrote::roll: Sorry you cannot sneak in with the Gekko …..just to grab a load of chocolate eggs :lol:


Wot if I cross out HPVelotechnik on the frame with a crayon and write iCE?


Hmm ……….Only if you can answer this starter question ????
What is the rolling resistance of modern "Wagon Wheels" compared to the earlier and larger "Wagon Wheels " :wink: