This page is only in the first stages of production and includes 27 inline pictures of the bike with a little description. Even though it will take a while to download I hope you see that it is worth the wait.
Long Wheel Base Under seat steering home-built Recumbent bike.
Rear Wheel 26" Sachs 2x6 hub
Front Wheel 16"
All joints are gas brased
2 pack paint finish
A 'cut and paste' to show what the design will look like before final assembly.
|Rear frame is from an ex upright bike.|
|Quick release for the seat is a rear hub QR axle.|
|Handle on the left is for pushing the bike up steep un-ridable hills. Seating material is automotive seat belt fabric. The ends are sown and a small tube inserted in each loop.The belts are held together with plastic cable ties and belt seperation is maintained using a vertical strip of material clipped to each belt.|
|Chain guide and bike stand all in one. A rear bike cog is heat shrunk tight onto a sealed bearing which sits over the ex pedal axle. The stand is 2 left hand pedal arms modified a little and held up by bungee cord.|
|Handlebar pivot is made from a normal bike streering head.|
|Rear view mirror takes a little time to get used to at first but is functional.|
|The handlebar end's are made to be held out at the extreme outside. The handbrake handle has bolted to it's end 2 cable guides often see between a brake cable outer and the hand brake lever. The end of the handlebar is a car gear knob with twist shift gear controls.|
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Sunday, July 18, 2004