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Electric drift trikes

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Re: Electric drift trikes

Post by t3sla » Sep 09 2012 3:05am

dam us aussies are killing it :mrgreen:
Stealthbikes and drift bikes :twisted:
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Re: Electric drift trikes

Post by TrikeDrifters » Sep 09 2012 6:11am

Hey Guys

Appreicate the support.

sk8norcal - Where have you seen another Electric Drift Trike?

t3sla - Yes us Aussies are killing it :D

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Post by Arlo1 » Sep 09 2012 10:22am

sk8norcal. I have wanted to do that for over 3 years.. LOOKS AWESOME :) Stupid Canadian gov dont alow the huffy slider or the like in Canada. :roll: Looks like I got to build one.
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Re: Electric drift trikes

Post by sk8norcal » Sep 09 2012 11:38am

TrikeDrifters wrote:
sk8norcal - Where have you seen another Electric Drift Trike?
see my blog post, scroll down...
http://wackyboards.blogspot.com/2012/09 ... rikes.html

I see a lot of the gas powered ones are rear driven.... not sure if that's better...

have you guys try to take it down parking garages?
i got an 8 level garage that I longboard down, that would be perfect for this thing...
need to fit it into the elevator though... :)

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Re: Electric drift trikes

Post by sk8norcal » Sep 09 2012 11:54am

Arlo1 wrote:Stupid Canadian gov dont alow the huffy slider or the like in Canada. :roll: Looks like I got to build one.
really? banned for safety reasons?

there are other ones i see for sell also...
http://www.d-trikes.com/
http://www.facebook.com/MADAZZTRIKES
http://www.usadrifttrikes.org/
http://www.drifttrikes.com/
http://www.bikerassine.com/
http://www.facebook.com/DriftTrikesAustria
http://www.huffyslider.com/

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Re: Electric drift trikes

Post by sk8norcal » Sep 09 2012 12:16pm

http://www.perthnow.com.au/news/nationa ... 6244517815

Thrillseekers risk death on toddler toys

THRILLSEEKERS are using plastic children's toys to career down busy roads, reaching speeds up to 70km/h.

Footage of the "sliders" show them speeding along winding roads on the three-wheelers, sliding on to the wrong side of the road and narrowly missing vehicles.

In one video posted on YouTube, a slider spills from his plastic trike at high speed, landing in the path of a car which is forced to swerve around him.

The latest extreme craze has prompted warnings from police who have been called at least eight times by concerned residents and motorists in the past six months.

The "Huffy" brand sliders are children's tricycles with a bicycle front tyre and pedals and rear wheels designed to make the back slide sideways.

Groups such as the "East Siders Sliders" have been gathering regularly to test the limits of the toys on roads.

One of the group's founders, Jon Falzon, 22, of Rostrevor, said they started riding the trikes as a joke.

"One of my mates bought one as a joke because it says aged 12-16 on the box," he said.

"We started going higher and faster on them, bought 10 from Toys-R-Us and now it's really big."

The East Siders Sliders have a list of "awards" on their Facebook page, bragging about each time the police question their actions.

One member also said the police attended their meetings almost every time they were held.

"We get a lot of negative feedback from people in the area because they do make a lot of noise from the plastic wheels," Mr Falzon said.

"We have been stopped by the police eight times from people calling saying we're being reckless. They (police) say there's nothing wrong with this."

But all the fun and games are not without incident.

Last month the group was hurtling down Coach Rd, Skye, at 70km/h when Nyron Viccajee tried to overtake Mr Falzon and lost control, causing him to flip on to the road.

"I just slightly turned and I flipped and hit my head, sliding along the road," Mr Viccajee said.

"The helmet saved me. I felt like I was sliding forever and I just wanted it to stop."

Mr Falzon filmed the crash on a portable camera fixed to his helmet.

"I just heard the sound of scraping metal and I turned around and Nyron was down," Mr Falzon said.

The acting officer in charge of the Traffic Support Branch, Inspector Andrew Thiele, said sliders could be used only on low-speed roads.

"Wheeled recreational devices can only be ridden on a road that has a speed limit no greater than 50km/h and does not have a painted centre line," he said. "They can only be used during the day and cannot be used at night."

He said there could be a risk to life if used incorrectly.

"Reckless behaviour that shows a complete disregard for the road rules and other road users has the capacity to cause death and serious injury," Insp Thiele said.

He pleaded with slider groups to "abide by all road rules".

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Re: Electric drift trikes

Post by TrikeDrifters » Sep 09 2012 6:21pm

You are correct, rear wheel drive have been around for a while and the reason they never took off is they just don't work very well. Imagine how much traction you get with plastic wheels been driven by the rear wheels.

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Is not an option for us as we are not doing this as a hobby but a business, which means the really fun illegal stuff is out of the question. As it would just promote illegal use of our trikes when they are for sale. Also they are just way to powerful for a garage and really belong on a 500+ metre Go Kart Track.

Appreciate the blog to for exposure.

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Re: Electric drift trikes

Post by sk8norcal » Sep 09 2012 10:55pm

no prob,
i created a new post for it,
http://wackyboards.blogspot.com/2012/09 ... rikes.html

so ur saying a bigger outdoor kart track would be the ideal...

looks fun, I will put it on my list of things to try...
I got a local indoor electric kart track (speedring), hopefully they will look into carrying it.


here's what I really want to try,
electric skateboarding racing on a kart track. :twisted:



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Re: Electric drift trikes

Post by Beachcruzer » Sep 09 2012 11:25pm

I feel another build coming on. Methods has 2812 front wheels in 20" rims for $100. On 24s lipo you'd get to 25 mph damn quick.

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Re: Electric drift trikes

Post by liveforphysics » Sep 09 2012 11:29pm

That looks like a blast. I might need a cro-motor in the front wheel with ptfe rear wheels for a commuter vehicle.
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Re: Electric drift trikes

Post by TrikeDrifters » Sep 10 2012 12:43am

Yeah the indoor track was awesome Fun don't get me wrong, though had to run at 50% power. Our original Beta Test Video is the adrenaline rush we are after. If anyone has thoughts on improvements or ideas feel free to PM me as we are open minded.


sk8norcal wrote:no prob,
i created a new post for it,
http://wackyboards.blogspot.com/2012/09 ... rikes.html

so ur saying a bigger outdoor kart track would be the ideal...

looks fun, I will put it on my list of things to try...
I got a local indoor electric kart track (speedring), hopefully they will look into carrying it.


here's what I really want to try,
electric skateboarding racing on a kart track. :twisted:



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Post by sk8norcal » Sep 10 2012 1:34am

TrikeDrifters wrote:Yeah the indoor track was awesome Fun don't get me wrong, though had to run at 50% power. Our original Beta Test Video is the adrenaline rush we are after. If anyone has thoughts on improvements or ideas feel free to PM me as we are open minded.
saw that,
yes that clip is more impressive...





u guys using lifepo4 ?
do u know what batteries the indoor rental e-kart are using ?

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Re: Electric drift trikes

Post by TrikeDrifters » Sep 10 2012 1:58am

E-Kart place?
Sorry not sure about what or where that's is. Can you provide a link?
Yeah using lifepo4.

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Re: Electric drift trikes

Post by t3sla » Sep 10 2012 7:20am

oh shit

huffy slider build off!!!!
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Post by sk8norcal » Sep 10 2012 11:45am

TrikeDrifters wrote:E-Kart place?
Sorry not sure about what or where that's is. Can you provide a link?
Yeah using lifepo4.
ur refering to my local e-kart track?

sorry, I said speedring which was the old indoor gas track,

the new one is,
http://www.k1speed.com/santa-clara-location.html


I would check out this place in socal,
they do kart rental, drifting, supermoto, etc.
http://www.adamsmotorsportspark.com/parties/

here's a guy on a 125cc SM
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Post by Arlo1 » Sep 23 2012 12:12am

SO what motor do you guys think they are using??
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Just another little Video and Image

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Re: Electric drift trikes

Post by Arlo1 » Nov 06 2012 11:25am

Zellers is closing so we bought 2 kids trikes and stretched them. I have 2 cheep brushless scooter hub motors to get us started!
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Here's the one we built with friends at uni :
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