Farfle wrote:Im hoping the 20" rim solves it. if it doesnt, then ill probably press an aluminum ring onto the outside of the motor and weld the damn rim to it.
Farfle wrote:Ok, heres some pics of the bike in it's current state, there's not a whole lot left to describe, the frame is out for powder coating, and the wheel is laced up.
deVries wrote:Farfle wrote:Ok, heres some pics of the bike in it's current state, there's not a whole lot left to describe, the frame is out for powder coating, and the wheel is laced up.
How did it perform on the race track or w/further testing? Is the frame & geometry just what you expected in performance riding/racing? Anything you would change?
I guess you don't have time to build similar frames or these dual-pies for sale?
Can you post-up some more video. This time don't try to record the CA screen while going top speeds... just show us the road view front/rear like Luke did in this last race or like Greg does rocketing around DC.
Awesome project & beautiful work too!
Farfle wrote:Anywho, we brought a go-pro mounted to the bars, but its battery died right before we started the final race, so I have heat one and the DNF heat two recorded.
Hyena wrote:Nice build Farfle.
I'm in the process of building a custom frame and the designs I've been playing with are fairly similar to yours with the shock set up like that.
What's the rear travel and ride like on yours ?
I guess we're taking different applications, I'm looking at something similar but with a slightly shorter wheel base for a plush offroader without being an extreme DH bike to ride off cliffs.
Farfle wrote:The rear travel is around 6.5"-7" and the front fork is around 7.5"-8". As far as ride goes, Etard says it rides like a 80's caddy, I think it rides really smooth, but would never jump it, its too soft and the rear swingarm is still a bit too flexy to take a ton of abuse IMHO. Im going to shorten the wheelbase on mine about 4" with the new swingarm.
windmafia wrote:Torque is like crack. Damn you Farfle for destroying my ability to get a rush out of 74v and50a... It's just not enough...
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