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Old 08-17-2009, 04:55 PM
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Default Re: Science fair Ideas....

Converting your motor bike to run on ethanol might be a science project.
I think it would only require a larger main jet in your carburator. (Do a search on
alcohol or ethanol and see what other members have done)
Home depot sells a veggie based 2 stroke motor oil.
Your bike would be "Fossil Free".

Some current formula 1 race cars use a KERS system; converting braking energy to stored power for later acceleration. Some generate current to charge a battery. Others spin a flywheel with braking power. The flywheel system might not be too hard to add to a bicycle, utilizing a friction roller to transfer the power.

When I received my motor kit, I asked my teenage sons if they wanted to use it in a science project but they were not interested.
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