Has this been done yet?

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  1. ferball

    ferball New Member

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    Has anyone built a front wheel pedal motorized bike yet? I am putting 20 inch wheels an a 26 inch frame and keeping the pedals from hitting the ground I ran across this design. It is quick easy build so I should have it going be this weekend, but I was wondering if anybody has tried it and how it handles. The peddle version has complaints about wobbly steering while peddleing, but with a motor I doubt it will be a problem.
     

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  2. moonshiner

    moonshiner New Member

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    not trying to hijack your thread , but how the heck do you stop that thing with only front brakes , without flying over the handle bars ???


    front drive recumbent are the new in thing , they have a more efficient and reliable drive , but dose have the wobbly pedaling interference to contend with ...

    man i can't wait to see it built , it will be different for sure ....
     
  3. 5-7HEAVEN

    5-7HEAVEN Well-Known Member

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    From what I imagine, the key components will be the seat, as well as the steering..weld

    scratg
     
  4. Allen_Wrench

    Allen_Wrench Resident Mad Scientist

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    Re: Has this bee done yet?

    A front wheel pedal motorized bike, ya say? What? like one o' these, ol' chum? -
     

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  5. ferball

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    Seat and brakes I have figured out from my previous build that I have abandon due to the fact it was getting to complicated and it was "sketchy" at best when in motion. I am actually debating a coaster brake on the front just for fun.
     
  6. Dan

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    Purty cool Ferball!
     

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