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Old August 29th 07, 01:55 AM posted to uk.rec.cycling,rec.bicycles.misc,alt.rec.bicycles.recumbent
Tom \Johnny Sunset\ Sherman[_1075_]
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Default Recumbent Trikes - Where to Put the Lights?

Alan Braggins wrote:
In article , Alistair Gunn wrote:
Can be useful little bugegrs. Recumbent tadpole trikes are well short
on sensible upfront, horizontal bars to tie things to.

That's one nice feature of Catrike's range - they've put a small
horizontal extension onto the front deraileur post to mount stuff on.


Yesterday at Mildenhall I saw a Trice with a stem mounted on the
derailleur post. It didn't have a handlebar in, but had a replacement
clamp with a short bar to put lights on (I've seen those elsewhere,
but can't find one online right now - ...


Like this:
http://www.hostelshoppe.com/cgi-bin/readitem.pl?Accessory=983907300?

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Old August 29th 07, 08:50 AM posted to uk.rec.cycling,rec.bicycles.misc,alt.rec.bicycles.recumbent
Alan Braggins
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Default Recumbent Trikes - Where to Put the Lights?

In article , Tom \"Johnny Sunset\" Sherman wrote:
Alan Braggins wrote:
In article , Alistair Gunn wrote:
Can be useful little bugegrs. Recumbent tadpole trikes are well short
on sensible upfront, horizontal bars to tie things to.
That's one nice feature of Catrike's range - they've put a small
horizontal extension onto the front deraileur post to mount stuff on.


Yesterday at Mildenhall I saw a Trice with a stem mounted on the
derailleur post. It didn't have a handlebar in, but had a replacement
clamp with a short bar to put lights on (I've seen those elsewhere,
but can't find one online right now - ...


Like this:
http://www.hostelshoppe.com/cgi-bin/readitem.pl?Accessory=983907300?


No, and I don't know if the Trice or Scorpion posts would take a quill
type fitting like that - it was a threadless type stem on the one I saw,
clamped around the post rather than in the end.
 




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