Re: [rootsradicals] Cost considerations....
- That is an excellent idea, but In all honesty, I am trying to sell the trike. I have run into a fairly serious crisis and need some ready cash.
Know anyone who wants a really nice trike?
On 7/6/07, Juergen Weichert <juergen@...> wrote:
Why not mount the X on your trike? ;-)
Mark Garvey wrote:
> Well, I am so pumped about the XtraCycle that I am thinking seriously
> about selling my WizWheels Trike. I have a 3.6 which is a great
> trike, but the X is a much more suitable bike for my use!
> On 7/6/07, *Philip.X.Diaz* <st_indigo@...
> <mailto:st_indigo@...>> wrote:
> i got my FreeRadical for $50, un-used, from a friend.
> he bought it, never found the time to install it, then had to purge
> his possessions for a cross-country move. lucky me!
> so yes.. it can be done on the cheap, especially if you can find one
> Berkeley CA
> On Jul 6, 2007, at 1:51 PM, jegarh wrote:
> > About 4 years ago I saw my first Xtracycle conversion. I had to
> > one.
> > I am parsimonious by nature so I started looking for a "good deal".
> > Within a few weeks I had located a 26" new in box XtraCycle on Ebay
> > for $260. Now I had a problem....What to attach it to.....I had my
> > ear to the ground and a friend of mine asked me if I knew of
> > that would be interested in a MTB ($40) their son had taken to
> > college and then abandoned it at their house. It was an aluminum
> > frame Mongoose hard tail that was the "one size fits all" kind that
> > is sold in tire stores and dept stores. The frame was nicely welded
> > aluminum and looked substantial and had a very low, large profile
> > down tube/top tube. It works well since I can "step" through it
> > I have stuff piled on the FreeRadical too high to swing a leg over.
> > I had a pile of old bike parts and a RockShok Jet that I bought for
> > $35/shipping on Ebay. A set of Albatross bars, cheap platform
> > pedals, 2 $10 walmart 26X2 slicks and a pair of slimed tubes, junk
> > box deraillers and a cheap set of Sram shifters and I was ready to
> > start hauling myself and an incredible assortment of things to and
> > from work (10 mles).
> > I have now commuted over 6,000 miles in the last 3+ years. The
> > is 2 miles of rough rock road and 8 miles of typical urban heavy
> > traffic.
> > The point to my shaggy dog story is that it can be done
> > Jerry Rhodes
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