Wooden Bicycle Frame

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  1. 2dawgs

    2dawgs New Member

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    This rascal is made from solid mahogany; very pricey, but unique.
     

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  2. AslansMonkey

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    I think it would be hard to mount a motor in that. ;)
     
  3. corgi1

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    I wonder which motor too use?.?lol
     
  4. 2dawgs

    2dawgs New Member

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    Here's few more to ponder. Come on surely someone can fab some good mounts for these woodies.
     

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  5. K.i.p

    K.i.p New Member

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    Holy lamination Batman!
     
  6. Motorbike Wanabe

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    Hnah! No a problem a' all! Jus' a couple o' evenly space wood screws and voila! Motoro mounted! :D

    Now what WOOD (pun intended) be a problem is sitting too far back on that last one and gettin a woody woodpecker up your humpta! That thing is like a giant barbed hook. It'll NEVER come out! :eek:
     
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    "THAT'S NOT A BICYCLE!"

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    dangit... /wanders off
     
  8. lopee

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    This is my wooden bike. I made it in college bout 4 years ago. It won a lot of awards and some cash. Still have it in the parents storage. It was actually made from a chair, misc. bicycle parts, and some cedar. The project was Deconstruct/reconstruct, take something apart and put it back together as something else. It is not rideable.
     

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    look up bamboo bike frames. Some people downhill race on those things so i can imagine a motor could be mounted to one...
     
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    i've been wanting to do a bamboo bike for a while now, like the one the professor made on gilligans island, just add motor.
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  11. 2dawgs

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    Lopee,

    How did you construct the frame and parts used? Details, please.
     
  12. PutsTheDUIinRUINED

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    Renovo makes high-quality wood bikes. I'm sure mounting an engine on one of those frames would be no different from a steel frame. However, Renovo frames aren't cheap...but are they cool!
     
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  13. Bikeguy Joe

    Bikeguy Joe Godfather of Motorized Bicycles

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    All VERY inspiring, especially for those of us who have a good wood shop at our disposal.
    I was thinking a quick and dirty route using plywood and some oak or ash, and using the "V" part of the bike frame (mount and pedals) and steering tube/neck.
     
  14. Bikeguy Joe

    Bikeguy Joe Godfather of Motorized Bicycles

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    Ashtabula Wooden Bike Co. :)
     
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    Oh, Mary Ann, why were you too old for me??? She even looks good today. Saw her on Leno a couple of years ago and she still turned my crank... :)
    Tom
     
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