WOW ! I thought I was on my own...

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  1. dougy

    dougy New Member

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    I did send some pics of...I'm taking their lack of reply as a polite no lol.

    I just started another little project, It's a Chrimbo prezzy for my kids, I've took the good front of a mountain bike an welded it to the good rear of a shopper fold away bike, both bikes have seen better days an where dragged out of a skip but should look a bit better when they've had a coat of drab olive :)
    The idea is fit it with a 24 volt low speed 250 watt motor an get them used to powerd riding.

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    An another pic, started by bending the front tune the same ish radius as the front wheel.

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    Ludwig II Well-Known Member

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    Getcha motor runnin
    Get out on the highway
    Looking for our dentures
    And whatever's gone away.
     
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    The bottom rail is now tacked on an I bought a couple of motorbike battery's an made a battery box for em. I also found a mini set of apes... It's a shchopper baby :)

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    Born to be mild lol
     
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    Ludwig II Well-Known Member

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    No, no, no,

    Born to drink mild!
     
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    With it all nicley sand blasted I gave it a coat of red oxide.

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    I spoke to Chris Corker today about the Wall Autowheel and whether it was possible to fit a modern version. He is investigating and will let me know.

    Another thing which we touched upon was the use of a pusher trailer. It would probably mean the bike being registered as a trike unless the wheel diameters were small enough to fall within the "adjacent axle centres" rule. Do it that way and you can have a 4kw diesel registered as a moped.
     
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    Veelllly interesting, keep me informed !

    Olive green !

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    It looks remarkably like a CAD image now. Cheap and derelict.
     
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    I've been told I'm a bit of a cad !
    This brings me upto date, I wanted to do more an I watched the paint trying to dry for about an hour.... But it wouldn't so I came home !
     
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    All done, a really quick project really, the motor an gubbins went on really easy in the end but could easy have been a disaster cos they are delicate electrical components, mix that with 24v an no instructions....I was lucky !
    Heres my little man Archie, he cant reach the floor when sitting on it yet :lol: ...maybe next year :roll:

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    That's easy sorted, make him a pair of platform soled boots.
     
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    Awesome Dougy.

    LOL, look at that face. Happy, happy camper.
     
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    The Frankenbike LIVES
    I might come across as a bit mad here but he fell of it half a dozen times before I could get me camera out, Its a bit ( over a foot) big for him yet so I had to push em off an to start an catch em to stop

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-EMowl0yeNM&feature=g-upl
     
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    It's brilliant, but creepy. Almost totally silent.
     
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    Yeah mate proper quite, mines the cheapo brushed motor an it does whirr along but they do a brushless version, would that motor even make a whirr ?
     
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    your all sideways and stuff :) other than that nice piece engineering brflg
     
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    I know mate, I did consider TRYING to turn the vid the right way around half way through....but me head had a short circuit trying to figure it out, I stopped when smoke started coming out me ears ! Much easier to sack the camera man lol
     
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    Very well done! I am still considering building an electric bike and your build is but another example to me of why I should build one.
    Your camera man did an excellent job, just teach him which way is up, no big deal.
     

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