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by timhippy
Mon Apr 30, 2012 7:25 pm
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: A new project!
Replies: 0
Views: 280

A new project!

Hi my names tim we run a animal rescue in south wales nr a town called llandeilo carmarthenshire. We are always looking of ways to raise funds to keep the animals fed so we have decided to build a community allotment which people can use for a small voluntary donation to the rescue, what im looking ...
by timhippy
Fri Feb 13, 2009 11:47 pm
Forum: Swap Shop, Trading Area and Seed Swap Area
Topic: swap our norway brug woodburner for glass fronted stove
Replies: 1
Views: 333

swap our norway brug woodburner for glass fronted stove

Hello everyone im not sure how this works but i have a very old woodburner its called a brug made in norway i looked at thier site they dont make them anymore lol any way its solid cast iron green in coulor and is about 3 foot high 2 feet deep wider at the bottom than the top has two solid doors on ...
by timhippy
Mon Dec 08, 2008 11:27 pm
Forum: Alternative Transport
Topic: Cyclists against the world!
Replies: 39
Views: 15474

Re: Cyclists against the world!

OOOOOOOH i do love a cyclist against the car rant lol i once got knocked off my bike while standing astride my bike standing on a pavement ...luckily i was unhurt bar a few nasty bruises ...this is a the good part the driver who looks extrememly panic stricken and quiet rightly so lol immediatly off...
by timhippy
Mon Dec 08, 2008 11:17 pm
Forum: Alternative Transport
Topic: Could you live in a motor home or travel trailer?
Replies: 16
Views: 5001

Re: Could you live in a motor home or travel trailer?

HI everybody !! i myself was brought up in a place in wales called teepee valley its not far from carmarthen i lived there till i was about 10 so i was brought up with the outdoors and i loved it lol however when it came time to go to school my mother decided it was time for me to live in a house a...
by timhippy
Mon Dec 08, 2008 11:15 pm
Forum: Alternative Transport
Topic: Could you live in a motor home or travel trailer?
Replies: 16
Views: 5001

Re: Could you live in a motor home or travel trailer?

HI everybody !! i myself was brought up in a place in wales called teepee valley its not far from carmarthen i lived there till i was about 10 so i was brought up with the outdoors and i loved it lol however when it came time to go to school my mother decided it was time for me to live in a house aw...
by timhippy
Mon Dec 08, 2008 11:05 pm
Forum: Alternative Transport
Topic: Starting a new project!
Replies: 9
Views: 1519

Re: Starting a new project!

Ok news to anyone interested!!!!! ive found out a few thing with regards to fellow people wishing to build a electric bike for themselves...by the way this only aplies to uk law as far as im aware lol so please dont take it litterally if you live elsewhere you may get arrested!!! apparently an elect...
by timhippy
Mon Dec 08, 2008 10:45 pm
Forum: Alternative Transport
Topic: Starting a new project!
Replies: 9
Views: 1519

Re: Starting a new project!

i am sorry for not answering my replies sooner it went sometime without any replies i just thought that there wasnt any interest lol!!! thank you for replying keep the suggestions coming i welcome all suggestions and critisism lol hey as long as its constructive!! my new workshop is nearly complete ...
by timhippy
Thu Nov 20, 2008 10:54 pm
Forum: Alternative Transport
Topic: Starting a new project!
Replies: 9
Views: 1519

Starting a new project!

i have been building my own recumbent bikes for personal use since i was 13 years of age, when i was about 26 years old my work scenario and location no longer gave me the space to build them (stuck in a third floor flat) lol. Anyway i am now in the possition to start building again shortly after xm...
by timhippy
Wed Nov 05, 2008 8:25 pm
Forum: Alternative Transport
Topic: Electric Bikes - anyone used or modified one?
Replies: 10
Views: 5390

Re: Electric Bikes - anyone used or modified one?

hello! right i build electric bikes or at least i build bikes that use electric mine are not like other bikes in the current marketplace lol and they will probably never get there lol... but i can tell you at least for the united kingdom all electric bikes are limited by law to 15mph also they can w...
by timhippy
Sat Feb 24, 2007 1:32 am
Forum: Eco Products and Innovations
Topic: building recumbent bikes!
Replies: 10
Views: 3202

building recumbents

traditional bikes as you say you can stand up on yes very true but lets say your moving a wardrobe in your bedroom and it just wont budge if you possition yourself between it and a wall sit on the floor and push using your legs ..its amazing the hidden power you legs have !!! and when you stand up y...
by timhippy
Fri Feb 23, 2007 11:56 pm
Forum: Eco Products and Innovations
Topic: building recumbent bikes!
Replies: 10
Views: 3202

building recumbents

no not quite like that the bike your showing is a front wheel drive never the less a cool bike all the same.. in truth the only reason i use rear wheel drive is that they are better for carrying weight the front wheel drive design is great for touring and a much more simplistic design but they tend ...
by timhippy
Fri Feb 23, 2007 11:29 pm
Forum: Eco Products and Innovations
Topic: building recumbent bikes!
Replies: 10
Views: 3202

building recumbent bikes!

i am looking for someone as obsessed with creating bikes as i am to talk to either here or on messenger to bounce ideas off and maybe come up with some new ideas! i will be starting a new project next month it will be a rear wheel drive under seat steering trike, i generally know what im doing with ...
by timhippy
Thu Feb 22, 2007 2:41 am
Forum: Eco Products and Innovations
Topic: AN IDEA OPPINIONS PLEASE!
Replies: 11
Views: 3592

thanks for the imput so far..

i realise it would have to be low powered for instance a travel tv 4 inch screen etc the idea was that as she pedalled the tv would only stay on if she kept peddaling so that she wouldnt sit on her bum all day watchin it lol i realise of course that even if i did have the cohonas to mention it to th...
by timhippy
Wed Feb 21, 2007 3:36 pm
Forum: Eco Products and Innovations
Topic: AN IDEA OPPINIONS PLEASE!
Replies: 11
Views: 3592

AN IDEA OPPINIONS PLEASE!

My wife wishes to lose weight and goes on about it all the time...but unfortunatly likes to sit down and watch tv lol im thinking about making a exercise bike hooked up to a dynamo of some kind that will power a small 12 volt tv stop peddaling no more tv lol would it work or more to the point to you...
by timhippy
Tue Feb 20, 2007 10:42 pm
Forum: Eco Products and Innovations
Topic: Adult trike with child's seat
Replies: 31
Views: 29876

have you seen the worktrike?

i am not sure if these are available on the open market but i built my own a year ago and by god that was the most interesting cycle to ride i have ever ridden and i have ridden just about everything ,,if your not sure what im on about its a recumbent with front wheel drive and rear wheel drive lol ...

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