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Old 01-15-2009, 03:09 PM   #7 (permalink)
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The Miata - '01 Mazda MX-5 Miata
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Originally Posted by wyatt View Post
Or a junker bike where you can re-gear it, remove the tire all together and run to the motor/alternator directly. I have seen these that power bike headlights and taillights for night time use. Cool project.
That tire makes for one huge pulley for gearing up Much can be done with a belt - and since the tire has a round cross section, the belt will self center to ride on the high spot
Cars have not created a new problem. They merely made more urgent the necessity to solve existing ones.
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