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Old 07-30-2017, 11:02 AM   #51 (permalink)
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The [layman's understanding of the laws of physics] are completely against this car, yet it is the best at everything.
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Different tire sections or just imbalanced tire pressures?

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Old 05-27-2018, 09:45 AM   #52 (permalink)
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I don't have near (if any) of the aero brains these guys have but I do have a thought about your "brain cooker" canopy.

It's not my idea but from another thread here at EM

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Old 05-27-2018, 12:52 PM   #53 (permalink)
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Thanks.

I feel like I have a tendency to grind threads to a halt. I'm generally in favor of electric tricycles.


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Old 05-28-2018, 09:38 PM   #54 (permalink)
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Nice work!

Several years ago, there is/was a guy named Jeff from Ontario Canada i believe that built a Polygon body for his "Facet V1" Velomobile trike that had shapes/Coroplast body that turned out fantastic!

I had been wanting to build my own motorcycle powered trike for many years, unable to find accessible parts/funds i simply shelved the plan and started riding what i had! My 2012 Honda NC700x is getting high 70's-mid 80's. At 6'6" 225lbs, that's sitting upright and comfortable at real world freeway speeds 65-70mph. My personal best is 99mpg keep it about 45-50mph!

You might consider the engine out of one of these bikes. Honda designed it to lay forward so far that it has an amazingly low cg, check it out. Following your build/progress with excitement! :{)
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I added [as an example]. It's one of two pictures I snagged of it years ago off of the World Wide Web.



This is the side view. The pictures are titled 'czech tricar'. I'm more likely to own an Arcimoto FUV. At 6.5ft I don't know how you'd fit in one.

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