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Old 12-05-09, 09:32 PM
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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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Old 12-06-09, 11:43 AM
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check out the KTrak.

http://www.ktrakcycle.com/
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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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Old 12-08-09, 12:25 PM
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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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Old 12-16-09, 08:44 PM
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You're going to have problems with the front brakes.
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Old 12-16-09, 09:50 PM
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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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Old 12-17-09, 10:02 AM
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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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$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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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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