Side view of the trike. Rob will sit in the front in a reclined position and I will be behind him in a traditional bike position.
Rob's brother, Rick, suports him in a mock up used to finalize seat angle and pedal location. Pedals are attached to an early 90’s mountain bike that will be used for the rear of the trike.
The build begins 4/11/10
FEA stress analysis of the tubes for the front wheels to main tube joint.
Front wheel assembly in the welding jig
Attaching the main tube to front wheel assy. and rear triangle
Main Jig is done. Seems like I spend as much time making the jigs as the bike.
The frame is done next is the steering and seat
Seat is close needs more work on the head rest and longer mesh for the seat.
Mostly finished needs paint 9/2010
Frame ready for paint 12/2010
back from the painters 1-8-11