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Old 09-28-2009, 04:55 PM
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Default Re: Engine behind seatpost?

Originally Posted by Elmo
My idea is to take two similar frames and cut one behind the seat post and cut the other in front of the seat post and join the two together with some 4130 chrome moly tubing I have left over from building my recumbent.
sounds like a cool plan! i'd like to see thar come together.

i did a Google Image search for "longtail bikes" and saw some cool cargo/long bikes. WorldBike even has some open source plans for cargo bikes. look at their Chop n' Drop.

Originally Posted by Elmo
No motor in the way between your feet and the back can have a rack on it and bags on the sides if you want them. Also it seems to me that the balance wold be better.
exactly! keep us posted on your project. thanks for your input!
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