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warren
human power expert

USA
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Posted - 03/22/2019 :  07:46:47  Show Profile  Visit warren's Homepage  Reply with Quote
For a race, you can add wheelwell covers to make it faster. Attach them at the top but not at the sides or bottom so the tires can push them out of the way at low speeds. Hold the bottom in place with some bungees to prevent the wind from making it flap around. Tony did something like this on his highly aero modified Saturn.
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Jerry
human power supergeek

USA
1439 Posts

Posted - 03/22/2019 :  10:38:56  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Thanks for the tip! I don't know if anything can make me faster.
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alevand
human power expert

USA
3454 Posts

Posted - 03/22/2019 :  20:29:34  Show Profile  Visit alevand's Homepage  Reply with Quote


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Edited by - alevand on 03/22/2019 20:33:58
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Jerry
human power supergeek

USA
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Posted - 03/23/2019 :  20:31:31  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I got two of the 406 wheels today. The rear wheel should be here by Tuesday. Once I get the wheels built I will have to find the smallest tires that will clear everything and not rub.
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Toecutter
New Member

USA
57 Posts

Posted - 03/24/2019 :  01:21:20  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Schwalbe Trykers may be the tire you're looking for. They have a 40mm 406 size.
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alevand
human power expert

USA
3454 Posts

Posted - 03/24/2019 :  08:03:48  Show Profile  Visit alevand's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Kojak is 20x1.35. That's the smallest Ive seen. Tioga power block s-spec is labeled 1.6, but smaller than vee rubber 1.5 baldy.

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jjackstone
recumbent enthusiast

USA
267 Posts

Posted - 03/24/2019 :  10:08:15  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Durano's 28 x 1.1
Pro One 28 x 1.1
If you can still find an Ultremo ZX they were 23 x .9 I'd only use them for racing though.


JJ
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Jerry
human power supergeek

USA
1439 Posts

Posted - 03/24/2019 :  12:49:25  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I meant to say the smallest diameter not width. There are two bars that is very close and the guy who owned it before me said to get any 406 tires to work he had to use almost worn out tires. I have some Conti Contact Speed's that I think will work. On the front it doesn't matter.



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skypilot
Starting Member

USA
1 Posts

Posted - 03/31/2019 :  09:39:33  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
LOL I see the lucky penny is still there. I found that on the floor of the garage when I was putting it back together. Last thing was rear mech, got lucky, got it shifting perfect the first time. So I cleaned the penny up and stuck it at that boss.
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Tom Schneider
recumbent enthusiast

131 Posts

Posted - 03/31/2019 :  10:15:33  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Any easy way of changing the rear dropouts to move the 406 wheels away from the 2 bars?

Tom
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SpiderMonkey
recumbent guru

USA
523 Posts

Posted - 03/31/2019 :  11:41:39  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Maybe easier to just bond in a CF tube crossbar about 30mm further up and cut that one off.

or make a little obtuse V of CF and splice it into the existing brace...

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Edited by - SpiderMonkey on 03/31/2019 11:58:35
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alevand
human power expert

USA
3454 Posts

Posted - 04/01/2019 :  06:57:30  Show Profile  Visit alevand's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Use a 20 to 26 dropout adapter.



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Edited by - alevand on 04/01/2019 07:06:04
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Jerry
human power supergeek

USA
1439 Posts

Posted - 04/01/2019 :  22:25:31  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
quote:
Originally posted by alevand

Use a 20 to 26 dropout adapter.



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I believe that is the one I was looking at Tony. It is made by Terra Trike. Catrike makes one too.

Edited by - Jerry on 04/01/2019 22:49:13
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