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    Ski bikes

    Well, with winter coming up I figured it'd be appropriate to build a ski bike. Right now I've got a bike and a ski, need some hardware. Any else have one in the works or have one to post up?

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    check out the KTrak.

    http://www.ktrakcycle.com/
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    Quote Originally Posted by orange leader View Post
    check out the KTrak.

    http://www.ktrakcycle.com/
    Yeah, I've seen that but too pricey for my budget. So for around 25$ and some creativity, this is what I have at the end of the day:

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    That's a whole lot of sharp edges sticking out waiting to slice and dice. Is there clearance to flip that angle so the edges are at least pointed in?

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    Hah, yeah.... wouldn't fit the other way. I'll most likely cover the edges in some duct tape, or something.

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    You're going to have problems with the front brakes.

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    I built something quite similar and determined that it would would work
    better with the pivot point closer to the ski rather than at the fork dropouts.
    I also had front brake issues

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    Haha. I still haven't even ridden it... no snow! And who wants brakes anyways? They just make you go slower.

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    0062184100210_500X500.jpg

    $16.44
    Scooter Ski Conversion Kit

    http://www.walmart.com/catalog/produ...uct_id=5192147


    Yeah, maybe a lower pivot point offers more control.

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    Last edited by Stray8; 12-17-09 at 12:40 PM.

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    Huh, I actually have an old razor scooter. Lol. Anyways, just putting a ski on was enough for my small brain, forget making a lower pivot point! Haha

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