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vegplot



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PostPosted: Wed Dec 09, 15 10:10 pm    Post subject: Wood on wheels  Reply with quote    

Wood on Wheels https://youtu.be/LMADO1WIYMs

dpack



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PostPosted: Wed Dec 09, 15 10:19 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote    

nice

do i recall an "africar"or some such name ?a wood chassis ,body,wheels etc with minimal metal bits except the (fairly simple to make and mend) engine

sean
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PostPosted: Wed Dec 09, 15 10:34 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote    

dpack wrote:
nice

do i recall an "africar"or some such name


Yep. Went bust

Hairyloon



Joined: 20 Nov 2008
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Location: Today I are mostly being in Yorkshire.
PostPosted: Wed Dec 09, 15 10:55 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote    

dpack wrote:
nice

do i recall an "africar"or some such name ?a wood chassis ,body,wheels etc with minimal metal bits except the (fairly simple to make and mend) engine


They did another one with a wooden engine... it wooden go.

buzzy



Joined: 04 Jan 2011
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Location: In a small wood on the edge of the Huntingdonshire Wolds
PostPosted: Thu Dec 10, 15 12:23 am    Post subject: Reply with quote    

Hairyloon wrote:
dpack wrote:
nice

do i recall an "africar"or some such name ?a wood chassis ,body,wheels etc with minimal metal bits except the (fairly simple to make and mend) engine


They did another one with a wooden engine... it wooden go.


Sigh

Henry

Hairyloon



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PostPosted: Thu Dec 10, 15 12:48 am    Post subject: Reply with quote    

buzzy wrote:
Sigh

If you want to have a whip round for the fees, I'll do the other half of the wit training course.

buzzy



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PostPosted: Fri Dec 11, 15 1:15 am    Post subject: Reply with quote    

Hairyloon wrote:
buzzy wrote:
Sigh

If you want to have a whip round for the fees, I'll do the other half of the wit training course.


What? Jokes about clowns and red noses? No thanks.

Henry

Tavascarow



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PostPosted: Fri Dec 11, 15 1:06 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote    

There are quite a few wooden bicycle manufactures, most of them across the pond.
Renova are about the most renowned.
Laminates of various woods are far stronger & a more comfortable ride.

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