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Old 04-05-2015, 09:54 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Vic, I have been working on a very similar design. There are refinements to be made but the concept is correct. I have made front sections for flat handle bars that attach to the frame. They are cut and overlap fairings resembling the Windjammer. They extend from the knees to the shoulders. The tail box can mount to a standard rear rack or a piece clamped to the seat tube. I angle the upper section to match the rider's back angle. I have some old briefcases to strip for hardware. Current mods include mounting car mirrors and hinged side panels. The closing the gap between the rider and tail box is critical just like the Vetter Challenge machines.

I have had many men stop and ask me if I plan to patent my design but I expect to sell plans instead. Folks are concerned about cross winds but this is cured by mounting to the frame instead of the steering.

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