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Old 09-28-2009, 12:30 PM
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Default Re: Engine behind seatpost?

Originally Posted by UncleKudzu View Post
my latest idea for the bike i never actually finish is a slightly stretched frame with the engine sitting on the extended chain stays. lower center-of-gravity, less obvious engine, shorter drive chain, and easier clearance for peddling are the advantages i'm imagining. sort of a cargo stretch with an engine is what i'm picturing.

has anyone done this yet? any reasons why it's a bad idea? feedback please (even Walter's).
Something like this?
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Last edited by Elmo; 09-28-2009 at 12:33 PM. Reason: pic
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