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Monthly Archive for May, 2010

I took the trike out for a run to try and get to the bottom of the issues. The engine always seems lazy, though ticks over fine. It seems high reving, and changes to 3rd gear really quickly. (Tis a 3 speed auto box). At speed it heats up quickly. Speed being a relative term […]

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I think I have cracked it

Last weekend I put a fair amount of time in to trying to get the trike running properly on gas and petrol. By the end of the weekend it was running sweet on gas. It was a first learning how to tune a LPG vapouriser to deliver just the right amount of gas to the […]

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Am I a good rider?

I think that everyone thinks they are a good rider, I know I do, but how do you measure it? I commute 55 miles everyday, in all weathers. Anyone who reads this knows I ride in the snow too ๐Ÿ™‚ Does that make me a good rider? The logical option is to do some advanced […]

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How fast does it go?

The trike has one of those bicycle trip computer things, which amongst other things is supposed to tell you how fast you are going. Only problem is that it was only good at reading zero. They work on the basis of sticking a magnet to the wheel, and then a sensor monitors when it goes […]

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A Morning of Tuning

To day was the day to sort the trike not running on fuel. Having done a ton of reading, the carbs were set to their basic settings. Part of that meant that the richness screw was now only 3 turns out instead of 10!! Hoozah!! The trike immediately started and ran, all be it a […]

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