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Discussion in 'Motorized Bicycle General Discussion' started by dogcatcher, Dec 20, 2016.

  1. dogcatcher

    dogcatcher Member

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    Any suggestions on how you would motorize this tandem bike? All I have is this pic, I know nothing else about it. Right now it is for sale on a local auction site.

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  2. crassius

    crassius Well-Known Member

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    rack motor behind rear seat seems only easy way
     
  3. Allen_Wrench

    Allen_Wrench Resident Mad Scientist

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    Bike Bug on the front wheel could work too (or larger cc version if available). I think you'll want good brakes also. Two people + motor = more weight = harder to stop within manageable distance.
     
  4. crassius

    crassius Well-Known Member

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    tested a bike-bug when they first came out years ago - hardly able to pull one much less two - I'd say 66cc or 79cc for two folks onboard
     
  5. dogcatcher

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    This sold for more than I would pay.
     
  6. MEASURE TWICE

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    Technically I suppose removing pedals on the front set, I think it could still be a motorized bike as the rear pedals would still be there.

    The folding section by the front I would weld shut and also make more gussets and put a Briggs engine there.

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