Kuberg Free Rider

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Re: Kuberg Free Rider

Postby Overclocker » Thu Jun 30, 2016 8:03 am

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curious about the swingarm pivot. does it have a bearing inside? it seems so small...
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Re: Kuberg Free Rider

Postby mikecz » Thu Jun 30, 2016 3:08 pm

Yes it has needle roller bearings there.
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Re: Kuberg Free Rider

Postby Overclocker » Thu Jun 30, 2016 9:49 pm

mikecz wrote:Yes it has needle roller bearings there.


thanks. nice design. clears the chain. doesn't need plastic "guards" like on some MX bikes
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Re: Kuberg Free Rider

Postby JJ848 » Mon Aug 29, 2016 3:48 am

Hi,

I have made a sprocket adapter for the Freerider that allows you to fit go kart 219 pitch rear sprockets.
This allows you to change to gearing as required.

What do you think?

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Re: Kuberg Free Rider

Postby scrambler » Sun Sep 11, 2016 5:39 pm

Has anyone though of making a pedelec version of the freerider?

The frame looks like it could easily fit a bottom bracket with a secondary chain ring to the motor axis.
It could probably even fit the Pinion Gearbox ( http://pinion.eu/en/c-line/ ) Like they use on the Neumatic bike ( https://www.instagram.com/neematicbike/ )

That would expand the user target for the bike

This is what the freerider would look like with pedals, a larger front wheel and the pinion gearbox / secondary chain :)

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Re: Kuberg Free Rider

Postby skeetab5780 » Sat Apr 22, 2017 8:56 am

I wonder why the few people who bought these never even talk about them or post any updates. I shoulda kept my order in just out of curiosity.

I feel like it would be a nice bike if modded for more speed and maybe increase the wheel size for us tall people.

Still this thread has been silent.
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Re: Kuberg Free Rider

Postby scrambler » Sat Apr 22, 2017 1:22 pm

I could not agree more, I think it definitely offers potential :)
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Re: Kuberg Free Rider

Postby skeetab5780 » Mon Apr 24, 2017 11:34 am

Why are the wheels so small? It looks like there is not enough room in the rear swingarm to increase the rim size. That is unfortunate

They should have made a 20" and a 24" version just like they offered 2k and 4k power

watching a 6ft rider ride this thing on youtube looks painful
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Re: Kuberg Free Rider

Postby skeetab5780 » Mon Apr 24, 2017 5:19 pm

Looks like the gentleman above who bought two of these is selling one on ebay right now for $3600 local pickup only.
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Re: Kuberg Free Rider

Postby dirkdiggler » Mon Apr 24, 2017 9:40 pm

You could easily make this a great bike. 26" tires fit the front forks and then extend the rear swing arm like you did with the Genesis. Ride at 72v with new controller, would be sweet.
Problem is at $5,000, do you really want to do all that? Maybe in a few years you can pick one up for cheap and make it right. I would love to be able to just buy the frame.
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Re: Kuberg Free Rider

Postby skeetab5780 » Tue Apr 25, 2017 6:43 am

Ya but lets be honest why spend 3-4k on this when you can get the lmx frame kit for 2k(obviously the old model) But its still sick just weighs 20lbs

My genesis swingarm probably weights 7lbs alone its pretty beefy
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Re: Kuberg Free Rider

Postby skeetab5780 » Fri Apr 28, 2017 8:45 am

Im curious as to why he is selling it on Ebay as a new bike instead of posting it on the forums here. Although posting something with local pickup only on Ebay is like asking to not sell something.

edit: just checked fleabay and I don't see it posted anymore...hmmm
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Re: Kuberg Free Rider

Postby skeetab5780 » Thu May 04, 2017 8:22 am

It popped back up today for $3200 local pickup.

If he checks this thread he should send an interested party like myself a PM :)

and then take the wheels off put it in a box and ship it to me!
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Re: Kuberg Free Rider

Postby skeetab5780 » Sat May 06, 2017 10:37 am

Lol price on ebay went back up to $3600 from the $3200 last seen

good sales tactic
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Re: Kuberg Free Rider

Postby skeetab5780 » Fri May 26, 2017 7:50 am

There another one of these for sale in TX on craigslist $3250
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Re: Kuberg Free Rider

Postby skeetab5780 » Mon Jun 19, 2017 2:11 pm

apparently Kelly knipe no longer works for Kuberg. I emailed them asking about replacement parts and they informed me of this.
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