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Crown eTrike Batteries

I finally settled on the batteries that will be used for the eTrike. They are the same ZIPPY Flightmax 5000mAh 6S1P 15C from hobby city that I have previously mentioned. For those not versed in battery speak, 6S is 6 … Continue reading

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A few videos of the Recumbent Lights

Went for another ride with a friend tonight and got some video as he took the bike for a spin. It can be found here. I was only using my digital SLR camera to take the video, so its nothing wonderful. … Continue reading

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More beamshots.

I thought I would take some outside breamshots tonight. For comparison I did a side by side shots next to a friends car. The images are in this order: The car headlights only The car and wide beam lights of the trike … Continue reading

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Front Recumbent Lights Completed

I found the time today to knock up two more light assembly’s similar to the ones I already made. The difference with these is that they contain a much wider beam optics. These should create an oval shape directly in front … Continue reading

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Taking the trike lights for a test drive.

I placed the recumbent handle bar lights on my mountain bike this afternoon to take for a test run at night. Once on my mountain bike they looked a little odd to say the least.. However once on the recumbent … Continue reading

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Handle bar mounted recumbent lights.

I may have solved my problem of how to mount the handlebar lights to the recumbent. I have found a commercial bike bike mount that I should be able to adapt for this project. Its durable enough according to some reviews, has a … Continue reading

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Getting a move on

Now that I have the optics and LED’s to do with the drivers I have started to get it all together. In the image below you can see the basic shape and design of the lights that will go on … Continue reading

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