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Old 09-05-2010, 02:53 PM
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So i had a spare mini moto engine lying around gathering dust, so i decided to make something. I said....a truck..then thought logical and said bike.

I have had pocket bikes, and liked the speed, but hated the power, so i decided to make my own one, but have it a bit bigger, because honestly there a joke.

I also didnt want to have it too heavy, but liked the idea of suspension, so i decided to incorporate it into the actual frame, clever ehh..

So with all this together I dont want to exceed 20 kg including engine.

Also i wanted it to be easy to take apart, all bearings are changeable by just a spanner, simple design.

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Old 09-05-2010, 06:33 PM
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thats gonna be an interesting looking bike, do you have a sketch of what it will look like?
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Old 09-06-2010, 02:44 PM
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thanks, no dont have one on the computer, but will get one up later
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interesting i like lol i was thinking of doing the same since my kohler wont fit in my x2 lol keep us posted
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Old 09-06-2010, 04:07 PM
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will do
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More yippee
























Wont get any more up for awhile, waiting for parts.
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very interesting frame design. Cant wait to see how it pans out
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very odd frame. Are you designing this off another frame? Interested to see the end result.
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Looks cool, as everyone else says, interesting frame design.

Worst designed expansion chamber in the world though .

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Thanks, no its all my own idea. Im just waiting for sprockets chain and wheels now.
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is there any updates on this
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No sorry, getting held up with my quad and school work, hopefully will have it finished for Christmas.

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Whatd you use for the steering colum part? Im having a haerd time in my own creating something stable. Is it just bearings in a tube?
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yea one at the top and one at the bottom of the tubing, but needs to be supported at the bottom by another little piece, you can see it in the 2nd last pic
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Just the sprocket setup, 10 tooth to a 35 tooth. Originally the clutch pinion had a 6tooth china sprocket which was said to be 6mm, but was out a good bit on 6mm. So I bought a 10 tooth cut off the 6tooth and welded it to the pinion.
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Looks cool, looking forward for a video
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I can't wait to see this thing rip! What's that bike in the background of one of your frame photos?
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I can't wait to see this thing rip! What's that bike in the background of one of your frame photos?
Its just a pocket bike that Im waiting to sell on its just in the way at the minute
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