Here's something I did the other day

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  1. iRide Customs

    iRide Customs New Member

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    This is a set of handlebars I made the other day.

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  2. paul

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    now that is custom(^). very nice job!
     
  3. deacon

    deacon minor bike philosopher

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    I see a new tv show coming. American chopper Chinese bike kit style
     
  4. Norman

    Norman LORD VADER Moderator
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    Here is a bike I've been building. Looks rough and it is but comfortable.

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  5. deacon

    deacon minor bike philosopher

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    but but but where is the motor
     
  6. Norman

    Norman LORD VADER Moderator
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    its there but hard t see down by the back wheel and soon to be gone.
     
  7. iRide Customs

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    Cool bike!! Why are you going to DE-motorize it??
     
  8. Norman

    Norman LORD VADER Moderator
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    Where I mounted the Robyi down on the lower frame didn't work the way I wanted it to and its friction drive and I'm having carb problems the diaphragm dried out from sitting . I also made the drive roller to small. If I get a wild hair I could either buy a new H/T or tear one off the bikes I have. The brakes I installed are wrong but all I had at the time and other nit picking things to work on sometime. If any of you want to build this type of bike its an eazy clone recumbent and plans are on the net for free.
    Norman
     
  9. deacon

    deacon minor bike philosopher

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    I see the motor now. I have elec friction drive motors and they are cool but badly limited. Miserable to ride on a wet road not because they are elec but because there is almost no friction with the tire. I also think there is probably a lot of lost energy that a chain drive would capture.

    You should know you run both, do you lose a lot of potential energy with the friction drive.
     
  10. Autocycler

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    Sweet bars iRC. Very nice job. ^5

    Have you mounted the bars on a bike yet? I'd like to see them in context (i.e. if you can do this with the handlebars, the rest of the bike must be schweet).
     
  11. iRide Customs

    iRide Customs New Member

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    The bars were for a customer. I think I have a pic of a bike with similar bars on it. Maybe I can get a pic of the guys bike too...here's the one I have in my shop right now.

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  12. paul

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    now that is sharp. high five my friend!(^)
     
  13. deacon

    deacon minor bike philosopher

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    great looking bike for sure
     
  14. Gear Dog

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    Nice bike and handle bars, is that shock for the seat?
     
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    wow...i like this kind of bikes. custom ftw (^)
     
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    (^)Awesome!!(^)
     
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    Super clean and original! I think it would love a motor though! Badness no matter what.
     
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    Beautiful...simply Bee--ooh-tee-full! I want one now!!!
     
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    Bad pic, but I will get another
     

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    Hey Norman you stole my Idea:-|| I was gonna! use a lawn chair on mine! Da&^%$! Somebody always beats me to it!!!!!!!laff Man I can never WIN!!!!!
     
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