Found this very tempting bicycle frame... who's gonna do it?

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Found this very tempting bicycle frame... who's gonna do it?

Post by atarijedi » Oct 24 2017 12:25pm

https://www.aliexpress.com/item/New-bra ... a74c3ce99d

I just bust out laughing when I saw it, thinking of the possibilities.

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Post by dingoEsride » Oct 24 2017 7:37pm

a very old design, a penny farthing, keep as much weight over the rear wheel cause a hard brake will see you kissing the bitumin
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Post by dingoEsride » Oct 25 2017 7:47am

On second look I see only rear brake and a fixed crank so slowing is done by resistance pedaling, personally I would leave as is as a fun pedal only or very low power assist, maybe a rear hub with regen would work
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Post by brumbrum » Oct 25 2017 1:04pm

Justin recently converted a full size penny farthing into an ebike, in fact i think Grin technologies did a small production run
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Post by dogman dan » Oct 26 2017 6:11am

Fine for those who happen to be expert with a unicycle anyway. But if you ask me, your orthopedic surgeon will love billing you.

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Post by rojitor » Oct 26 2017 3:04pm

My father was an old classic bikes user. It's not like I don't find those bikes supercool. ..
But....electric? I do not find it tempting at all.

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Post by LewTwo » Oct 26 2017 7:41pm

I think that it is a niche market: P.T. Barnum said that there was one born every minute.
The more I learn the more obvious the immensity of my ignorance becomes.
Weight Wennie E-Bike https://endless-sphere.com/forums/viewt ... 3#p1173723
Shaft Drive Grocery Getter https://endless-sphere.com/forums/viewt ... =6&t=90718
...and thanks to Justin!

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Post by minde28383 » Nov 03 2017 8:44pm

if somebody wants similar bike than I know who makes similar custom ebikes for good prices.
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