What do ya think?

Discussion in 'Motorized Bicycle Welding, Fabrication and Paintin' started by Maxvision, Aug 23, 2009.

  1. Maxvision

    Maxvision New Member

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    Bought this rusty old tandem for $50

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    Photochopped this concept picture

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    Aside from the obvious hurdles, do you think it'll fly?

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  2. Bikeguy Joe

    Bikeguy Joe Godfather of Motorized Bicycles

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    I'd remove one seat, put some low bars on it and a rocket fin too. Bonneville here I come!
     
  3. captainrichhill

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    That looks awesome! I would like one for me and the mrs. Let us know how it goes. : )
     
  4. 2door

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    I can't wait to see the sprocket/chain arrangement.
    Tom
     
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  6. Maxvision

    Maxvision New Member

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    tbch? Whatever does that mean?
     
  7. Deadend

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    To Be Completely Honest :D
     
  8. White Wolf

    White Wolf New Member

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    awesome bike, it looks like it will be fun to ride!!!

    Where is the second tank? .weld


    White Wolf cflg
     
  9. mekano

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    -And who's in charge of the throttles?
     
  10. sojudave

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    Well it looks like it could be a cool proj. Here are some issues that I've noticed off the bat: How are you going to run the drive chains? How are you getting fuel to the 2nd engine? How will you synch the throttles? You will also probably need to reinforce the frame. Get some tubing and weld a backbone from the steering tube to the 1st seat post and then from there to the 2nd. The trick would be to get both engines to fire. Don't forget that the clutches will have to be synched somehow also, because I assume that the person on the front seat would be controlling all that, unless you and your passenger are really REALLY good. Another idea, might be to simply get a 110cc pocket bike engine, mount it and just use that. They can come automatic and with both engines like you have it, you essentially have at least a 100cc bike anyway. You'd still need to reinforce the frame and then get creative with some jack shafts probably. Just my two cents.
     
  11. sojudave

    sojudave New Member

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    It'd make a cool motorized burrito bike. If you haven't heard that term before then go here:
    Rat Rod Bikes and do a search for burritos.
     
  12. joker

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    hey its a limo
     
  13. jrellpictures

    jrellpictures New Member

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    i like it..i'm thinkin either take out a seat and make it a slick lookin chopper thing or it could be a sweet two seater..i would love to ride on that
     

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