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Re: Kickback Mods

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  • suebportland
    I think space.gif was not the picture you meant to send (it s blank).
    Message 1 of 5 , Apr 13, 2009
      I think space.gif was not the picture you meant to send (it's blank).



      --- In rootsradicals@yahoogroups.com, Rick Pickett <rick.pickett@...> wrote:
      >
      > I don't have a photo handy at the moment, but here is the diagram of
      > how it'll go on:
      >
      >
      >
      > It will come with adhesive backing that will actually stay in place,
      > as opposed to the carpet pad (Taco Dressing) currently provided. It
      > doesn't damage the boom tube and doesn't shift if properly installed.
      >
      > Cheers,
      > Rick
      >
      > On Apr 13, 2009, at 6:04 PM, suebportland wrote:
      >
      > >
      > >
      > > Thanks for the tips, Rick!
      > >
      > > I'm curious about the stainless steel plates - wouldn't they scratch
      > > the paint on the Boom Tube (my favorite tube, btw)? Is there a
      > > picture?
      > >
      > > Sue
      > >
      > > --- In rootsradicals@yahoogroups.com, Rick Pickett
      > > <rick.pickett@> wrote:
      > > >
      > > > Hey Sue,
      > > >
      > > > Re: Carpet Pad Slipping
      > > >
      > > > For the time being (we're still waiting on boom tube plates to
      > > arrive
      > > > from Taiwan), I'd get some furniture leg padding, the kind with a
      > > > strong adhesive backing, and use that. Seems the last setting of the
      > > > boom tube pushes the pad backwards a little bit at a time... If you
      > > > can zip tie the outer edges of the pad, even better.
      > > >
      > > > We're mailing all Big Dummy owners with KickBacks the stainless
      > > steel
      > > > plates once we get them.
      > > >
      > > > ----
      > > >
      > > > Re: Customizing the Legs
      > > >
      > > > We also posted a video on Vimeo (http://vimeo.com/3259047) of how
      > > you
      > > > can customize your legs.
      > > >
      > > > Aim for a second hand shop, or, if you bought a Stoker Kit, you
      > > can do
      > > > what Anthony did with his handlebars: http://www.flickr.com/photos/xtracycle/sets/72157615819145820/
      > > >
      > > > Phil also noted that crutch tips work as good feet covers too.
      > > >
      > > >
      > > > On Apr 13, 2009, at 11:40 AM, suebportland wrote:
      > > >
      > > > >
      > > > >
      > > > > HI,
      > > > >
      > > > > Has anybody replaced the little piece of carpet that comes with
      > > the
      > > > > Big Dummy version of the kickback with something more permanent?
      > > The
      > > > > sticky has worn off the protective piece of carpet that came with
      > > > > mine, and I'm wondering what I could replace it with.
      > > > >
      > > > > Also, have you replaced the legs with something more stable? I was
      > > > > hoping the kickback would solve the problem of a heavy load on one
      > > > > side tipping over the bike, but it hasn't. I need L-shaped legs. I
      > > > > was thinking of bending some pipe to make my own.
      > > > >
      > > > > Sue
      > > > >
      > > > >
      > > >
      > >
      > >
      >
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