New Year , 2017, What new products would you like to see?

Discussion in 'Motorized Bicycle General Discussion' started by Springfieldscooter, Jan 18, 2017.

  1. Springfieldscooter

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    Not much has changed in the motorized bicycle arena, in the past few years...

    What new product(s) would you like to most in the near future?
     
  2. Springfieldscooter

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    Id love to see a 4 stroke engine kit that was designed for a BICYCLE!
    49cc, 79cc, 125cc ... Really dosent matter to me , as long as it was truly designed for a bicycle frame, and affordable.
    A little V-twin would have me interested!
     
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    curtisfox Active Member

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    And i think everyone else on the forum, V twin subject come and goes, as most are to costly. LOL .......Curt
     
  4. crassius

    crassius Well-Known Member

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    yeah, light weight 4-stroke with manual clutch & maybe 2 or 3 speeds built into case
     
  5. curtisfox

    curtisfox Active Member

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    No trans here has to be all automatic, and believe a lot of other states also. Be nice if someone would come out with a small torq-converter to work on small engines, US made..........Curt
     
  6. ultralight01

    ultralight01 New Member

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    A real manual gearbox with no belt, that attaches to 3/4" and 5/8" shafts... In mass production under $200.
     
  7. crassius

    crassius Well-Known Member

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    here, if it has auto trans or cent. clutch it needs license & reg
     
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    ultralight01 New Member

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    Here, it just needs to be under 49cc with a license. So, stickers.
     
  9. dogcatcher

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    A nice looking gas tank.
     
  10. Tony01

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    Im working on a few 2-speed designs. With off the shelf parts you can put one together for about $250. If you're serious about buying it I can make a thread with the parts list. Ones I'm working on will cost over $500. There's always the cvt you can buy but it has too many drawbacks for me to choose it over a single speed cent clutch. That's what I'd like to see, and I'm gonna make it happen. What are YOU making happen?
     
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    I agree, a nice solid bolt on gas tank. Now why has nobody thought of this, it would be a seller for sure.
     
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    A new bike for myself. That's what I'm making... happen
     
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    Electric push button starter add on
     
  14. Ludwig II

    Ludwig II Well-Known Member

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    The 4 stroke engine design exists; making it cheaply enough to sell profitably is the problem. The dear old Ducati Cucciolo.
     
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    I third the gas tank vote. I talked to the local steel company about cutting out templates for me to weld up. I may still do a run of about 10 of them and see how they go.
     
  16. TheNecromancer13

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    I've got my eye on a company called LiquidPiston, which is in the prototyping phase of designing a 70cc rotary engine which produces about 5.5 hp, turns 15,000 rpms, and weighs 3 lbs. It would make for one **** of a motorized bicycle.

    http://liquidpiston.com/technology/x-mini-gasoline/
     
  17. Tony01

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    This ^^^^^ the developer kit costs $30k...
     
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    I'm waiting for it to become available at a reasonable price. Might take a few years.
     
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    I'd like if someone made a performance top end set that was direct bolt on like airsal offers for piaggio and such. One that lasts.
     
  20. ultralight01

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    Rotatry engines are the future. Incredible efficient, small and lightweight. Also, they turn incredible speeds with a lot less moving parts.
     

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