477Re: New Xtracycle experience
- Aug 1, 2006Got the PC working again, I've popped a photo into the photo area,
have a look, all comments are welcome...
--- In email@example.com, "Derek" <derekjpearson@...>
> COol! Photos????
> --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "alexbknight" <Alexbknight@>
> > Hi,
> > I have recently completed my xtracycle and am very happy with it.
> > I took an Orange P7 mountain bike frame with slick tyres and
> > extended.
> > Some exeperiences to verify though:
> > There is no bridge to mount the x on so I had to use two
> > plates instead of one. This seems to affect the stand overheight
> > and head angles quite substantially (1 cm or so difference). Aback
> > shaped ( machined alloy) bracket for this point to bring the X
> > down again would add cost but I would appreciate it.would
> > The angle change seems to give me "oversteer", i.e. the bike
> > tend to continue steering more sharply given the choice.to
> > I tried my wife and child (2 years) on the snap deck, and have
> > say I had a fair amount of "whip" in the ride at low speed. Isthis
> > the Xtracycle configuration or my back wheel being too weedy?With
> > the baby in a frame mounted seat and no wife no problem. Samewhip
> > experienced today carrying my dry cleaning (20 kg) home tonight.definitely
> > Again, very happy X user, and here in Switzerland it is
> > turning heads...
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