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Anyone motorize a 3 wheel bike....

Motorized trikes (tricycle) and recumbent bicycles can give the ultimate in comfort for cruising on long trips or just around town plus they will really turn some heads.


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Old 04-06-2008, 04:58 PM
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I notice brand new Schwinn 3 wheelers with a big happy basket in the rear, for under $200....I know I would look happy riding the thing, but technically it would be a hoot to put a suped up engine on the back....maybe 6.5 HP 4 stroke Honda.....or whatever....

Just curious if anyone has seen such a thing? Maybe there are photos out there.
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I have a Worksman PAV3 3CB. The fastest I could pedal was 14 mph according to police radar sign. This is fast enough for me on a trike. A trike is very easy to p over..
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Ah not stable...could be a problem at 40 mph. It's kind of a sickness - every bike like thing I see now needs a motor.
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Default Re: Anyone motorize a 3 wheel bike....

isn't that the truth pablo. i see a bike on tv, store or just riding down the street my first thing i do is picture it with a bicycle motor
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Default Re: Anyone motorize a 3 wheel bike....

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It's kind of a sickness - every bike like thing I see now needs a motor.
Yesh, yesh it is...
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and there is no cure....
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Default Re: Anyone motorize a 3 wheel bike....

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I notice brand new Schwinn 3 wheelers with a big happy basket in the rear, for under $200....I know I would look happy riding the thing, but technically it would be a hoot to put a suped up engine on the back....maybe 6.5 HP 4 stroke Honda.....or whatever....

Just curious if anyone has seen such a thing? Maybe there are photos out there.
you could use a internal hub motor
Revo Power - Motorized Replacement Bike Wheel
they sell theme here^
or you could do this


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Dude looks happy!
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I notice brand new Schwinn 3 wheelers with a big happy basket in the rear, for under $200....I know I would look happy riding the thing, but technically it would be a hoot to put a suped up engine on the back....maybe 6.5 HP 4 stroke Honda.....or whatever....

Just curious if anyone has seen such a thing? Maybe there are photos out there.
I've got this pic. I have no ideal where I saw it, but I must have liked it because I saved it. It might be from Roland but not sure.

I do know Roland has conversion kit's to turn any two-wheel into 3-wheel's
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Here is the link 4 U

Spooky Tooth Cycles - Motorized Bicycles: Gas Powered and Electric Bikes - Trike Conversion Kits for Gas and Electric
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