[python] Re: AW: Re: Questions about Python-Trike geometry (project similar to Howard Stevens foldable Python trike)

  • From: Vi Vuong <vi_vuong@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: "python@xxxxxxxxxxxxx" <python@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 28 Jul 2011 12:55:48 -0700 (PDT)


Thanks Dirk for the tip.  I like Erik's lower rear pivot idea, will try it out 
on the Guinea Pig.

Frank, as a trike it's no where nearly as elegant / compact as Howard's, but it 
can probably carry some cargo in its own travel case (need to find / make one), 
more info on http://en.openbike.org/wiki/Guinea_Pig
Vi



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>From: Dirk Bonné <dirk.bonne@xxxxxxx>
>To: python@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>Sent: Thursday, July 28, 2011 8:41 AM
>Subject: [python] Re: AW: Re: Questions about Python-Trike geometry (project 
>similar to Howard Stevens foldable Python trike)
>
>
>On 28.07.2011 15:53, Frank Schmaus wrote: 
>Thanks for the input. I anyhow have to place the backwheels far behind, to be 
>able to roll the collapsed box around and still have enough room for my 
>laguage. But somehow I thought the wheelbase should not be too wide as it will 
>increase the danger of tilting to the side, the more lengthy the triangle of 
>the wheel becomes.
>>
A solution to that might be:
>
>    http://www.wannee.nl/hpv/variatie/e-var-6.htm
>
>Dirk
>
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