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  1. earltroske

    earltroske New Member

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    Greetings. I came across the information about this website and motorized bicycles in the current issue of Make (Make:20). I am very much interested in making a motorized bike and making it look steampunk-ish. Is there any publication or website that has a do-it-yourself, step-by-step guide for building a motorized bike from scratch?

    Thanks.

    cvlt1
     
  2. deacon

    deacon minor bike philosopher

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    when you say from scratch what do you mean. Do you want to start with a few pieces of straight steel and build and weld your own bike. Do you mean start with a frame and buy the components and assemble a bike then add a motor. Do you mean find the right bike and then add the motor. Or do you mean buy a bike and add a kit motor from China or Italy. All those are options and all are possible.

    If you can narrow it down a little someone can probably help you. Sorry but I am serious about the from scratch it means different things to different people.

    Ps welcome to the site I'm sure someone can give you what you need.
     
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  3. bairdco

    bairdco a guy who makes cool bikes

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    Finfan New Member

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    The "Board Racers and Vintage" page would probably have ideas on achieving the look you want. Of course the special effects are up to you.

    We need a steam powered MB emoticon!
     
  6. turkman

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    welcome to the site , looking forward to your ideas and builds , steampunk is cool!
     

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