Re: Idea Dilemma
I am in the "planning things out in my head" stage for a future build. Because of the Rheumatoid Arthritis, in a few years or less, I will probably need some kind of mobility scooter/wheelchair. I would probably also have a hard time riding a 2-wheeled bike and would also need a trike. And here comes the Dan thinking. Why not combine the 2 things needed into 1?
My thinking is a recumbent tadpole trike that has an electric hub motor in the back. This trike would convert, via hydraulics, into a mobility scooter/wheelchair at the flick of a switch. It is, after all, electric, right? The wheelbase would shorten while raising the seat, which would be more like a chair and way. It would also switch to indoor power.
By the way Dan, thanks for the inspiration, I never woulda thought of it without ya.
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