Yet another shot, here the bottom of the seat is bolted to the frame. Next time, I'll add some sort of adjustment.
A few years ago I bought this fold up bike at a local army surplus store and it was ok for a while. Later, I thought I'd turn it into a recumbent bike. I was researching them on the web and became really enthusiactic. It took me a month or so to conceive and build. In the end though, I trashed it because it was too small for my body frame anf the gearing on the bike was too low. I thought you guys might like to see it and get some inspiration. I'll be building a new one soon. Let's call this one a learning prototype.
Step 1: Added Fork and Crank
Here's a shot looking down on the fork that was bolted on to the frame and the chain guide wheels I made from skateboard wheels.
Bio:a.k.a. "The Toolman" has been creative and worked with his hands all of his life. He has been employed in a wide variety of industries including a museum, a major power tool manufacturer, a national v...read more »