Ykick wrote:Here's couple pics of my standup scooters.
http://endless-sphere.com/forums/viewto ... 02#p255802
I prefer converting kickbikes or sometimes called "mushing scooters". Very clean, simple and lightweight once you dump the chain driveline stuff.
Love em for what you describe.
Here's a link showing Diggler and Sidewalker adult kick scooters.tomjasz wrote: Thanks, thats the direction, now to find the bike. I'm as excited as I was about the BBS01. I like the clean setup with no chain or friction. IF the smallest wheel vesrsions will fit a hub motor I think I might prefer that for portability, but perhaps the larger whell would be a vastly more stable and comfortable ride.
I'm drawn to the atom, and thought maybe one of the smallest geared front hub motors would be a good option. I think it may come down tio what I find available in bikes. I like the smaller profiles best, but the right city or willy would be fine. Looks? Heck, I wear nothing but birkenstocks and beanies. Dress up means black button suspenders and polished Birks. I are a dork by design and function. starting the email search for atom info first. I'll be picking your brain for more. Sadly I have no playmates here.Ykick wrote:Here's a link showing Diggler and Sidewalker adult kick scooters.tomjasz wrote: Thanks, thats the direction, now to find the bike. I'm as excited as I was about the BBS01. I like the clean setup with no chain or friction. IF the smallest wheel vesrsions will fit a hub motor I think I might prefer that for portability, but perhaps the larger whell would be a vastly more stable and comfortable ride.
The City or Willy both ride good and not a huge difference between the two. They turn up on Craig's list. I like Sidewalker because they use a 100mm rear dropout width which works for front hub motors. Diggler has a good reputation for 20" wheels but I've never used one of those.
The only downside is if the front wheel drops into a large pothole at speed. There's not much ground clearance so things can come to abrupt stop.
Thanks! An impressive looking build. following your link to read more about it.made_in_the_alps_legacy wrote:you might consider something like my forca racebug 800W
I'm on constant patrol for just such a find. But most are popping up 120 miles away so far. A couple of trips to Mpls only to find the craigslist seller had sold and item out from under me after the long drive has me a little spooky about doing the drive again. $30 in gas for a dead end is a pisser. I think I'd be happy with exactly that, but now that I've found the 12" pneumatic tires models I think at 200lbs it would be a better ride. But the search is on. Your find is quite the score IMO. Thanks!teslanv wrote:I picked up a BladeZ XTR Comp 450W Scooter off Craigslist for $60. It just needed a battery. Scavenged a bunch of low "C"-rate cells from some dead laptops, and built a "new" 6S-30Ah battery for it. I swear it has a 20-mile range now.
It's plenty powerful enough for adults, too.
http://www.electric-bikes.com/scooters/repair-r.htmltomjasz wrote: All I found are on weird download sites that were virus holes in my Windoze days. I'm not torrent smart so, I'm looking...
Poor condition? That's the exciting one to the tinkerer, right? Just rip into it as you please! One of my plottings for a different scoot but you could do it on a Currie: Put an extension (Like a swingarm) on the back to put on a bigger wheel. The front gets a fork and bigger wheel. You can have a look like, oh. . . .tomjasz wrote:Model S500-CD (Green) sn: 08D022636
Model S350 (Blue) sn; 03M015601
Model S350 (Purple) sn: ACA05E052355 (poor condition)