Alt Bike Culture - Any geniuses built alternative bikes (trikes, recumbents etc.) from scratch
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11-20-05, 07:08 PM
At school, we are currently building a recumbent bike for a competition in Melbourne. We designed the frame, welded the tubes, etc. We did a horribly shoddy job, but judging by some stuff made on this subforum, I'm sure theres some much more experienced people.
Any geniuses built recumbents, trikes, bikes that don't even have a name, etc all the way down from choosing material, designing and welding the frame, and putting on all the components.
They have a home builders thread in the forums on bentrideronline.com , it's a recumbent only forum but truck loads of useful info there.
11-21-05, 06:09 PM
My own design recumbent, unfinished, seems I keep getting distracted by shiney things.
11-22-05, 10:04 AM
Take a look at:
I built two recumbent trikes mainly from ideas I found here: http://www.ihpva.org/people/tstrike/home.htm
My trikes were based on the Short Wheel Base Tadpole Style Trike designs on that site, but I used 26in wheels all around. I can post pictures of my trikes if you'd like.
I also used to participate in the "Great Moonbuggy Race" when I was in college, we used to build folding tandem recumbent off road HPVs from scratch. Some info here: http://moonbuggy.msfc.nasa.gov/
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