Let the Trike builders unite...

Discussion in 'BUILD OFF 9 DISCUSSION' started by dracothered, May 9, 2014.

  1. dracothered

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    I thought it might be fun to have a thread of all the Trikes in the build off. So please post your trikes here and let's have fun.

    Here is mine at the start.
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    And now as it sits
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  2. Rhys

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    That's how my lowlife is looking.


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  3. mplumb59

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    Our own trike thread sounds good to me. A little early so I'm on my phone and haven't figured out how to post photos so I'll get some coming soon. I am fixing to order the same adapters today. Talk to y'all soon.
     
  4. Rhys

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    Nice to have one more trike build on it's way


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    Nice thread & a neat idea to have all the trikes in one are.

    Your build is looking good Rhys, what size wheels will you be running on it?
     
  6. Rhys

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    Thank you :)
    I'm running a 22 inch on the front and a 10 inch on the back [​IMG][​IMG]
    White walls all round ;)


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  7. dracothered

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    This is the first time I have ever heard of a 22" wheel.
     
  8. Rhys

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    I know it's a new one to me as well I've never seen one before it's off a old italian bike [​IMG][​IMG]



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  9. mplumb59

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    My donors

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    As of now

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    I'm trying to keep the cost down as much as possible and the drive train (axle, adapter, freewheel, hub bearings) are gonna hit me pretty good so I'll be limited on the way I would like actually build it.
     
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  10. dracothered

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    The street sweeper trikes strikes again....
     
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  11. Laurie Thom

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    Here is my trike I am working on...a 1980 Schwinn Town and Country I was given for Christmas. And no, I am not using the Radio Flyer. ;)
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    Don't you mean UNITE and not UNIT?
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  13. dracothered

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    :rofl: :thumbsup:
     
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    Here's my starting point. Not entirely sure what all changes I will be making other than the following: seat has to go, apes may go for some more swept back bars, gonna try to cram a tank in there, basket will be replaced with a wooden box with speakers (solar powered hopefully) and growler holsters, and some sort of suicide style shifter for a nexus 3 speed. A spring would be cool too.
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    and maybe disc covers for the rear wheels
     
  16. dracothered

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    As mine sits now...
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  17. mplumb59

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    How tall are the apes and if you don't use them would you be willing to sell? I may be interested. I was thinking about making my own and going with something ridiculous but if the price is right.
     
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    i'll probably put them on one of my other bikes and they'd probably be a pain to ship.
     
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    10-4. I'd prefer black anyway. Nothing much to update with me. I've been painting and waiting on parts. Hopefully I'll have axle, wheels, tires and crank on and some pics over the weekend. Well maybe one more pic with the broomstick axle. LOL
     
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    Just remembered i have a couple fox tails i bought from Kingfish somewhere. REALLY need to find them for this.
     

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