Originally Posted by dogcatcher
I like the slip belt clutch, back when I was a kid in the late 1950's we built a motor bicycle using the same principle. It was no speed demon, but living miles from nowhere on a ranch in west Texas it provided transportation. My uncle came up with the idea, he called an idler arm clutch.
That clutch setup has been around since the 1800's. However they were hard on the leather drive belts!