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Old 05-28-2009, 03:39 PM   #101 (permalink)
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Close-up of the start of the gauge console, and the custom handlebars.


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This is quite the piece of work. When it's finished, cleaned & painted, are you going to actually drive it, or put it in the living room?
It's going to replace my scooter as my primary means of commuting.

And no paint. I'll only be powder-coating the frame and battery rack.
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Finish it and post a video already!!!
I'm hoping to be done sometime in the next month. There's still quite a bit of work to do, seeing as there's no wiring in it yet.


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Old 05-28-2009, 05:13 PM   #102 (permalink)
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And no paint.
Saves on weight!
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Old 05-28-2009, 11:01 PM   #103 (permalink)
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Really nice work on the bike.

Whats the reason for the really low handel bars?, because someone my size 6' 2" would be really bent over with them handel bars..
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Old 05-29-2009, 12:30 AM   #104 (permalink)
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Really nice work on the bike.

Whats the reason for the really low handel bars?, because someone my size 6' 2" would be really bent over with them handel bars..
I like them low.
I'm only 5' 9".

They'll eventually be moved even lower, because at some point this project will be converted into an RC power supersingle.

But that will be more than a year from now.

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Old 05-29-2009, 08:21 AM   #105 (permalink)
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The progress continues, and it still looks beautiful. Very nice job C'apnslug.
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Old 05-29-2009, 03:26 PM   #106 (permalink)
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Turn signal parts are done.
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Another big day! First off, installed the front brake.

Did the first bench-testing of the batteries, motor, and controller. All working fine.

Put the chain transmission back together and tested it. Then used the jack to put the power block into the frame.

And the drive system is together for the first time!

Now I'm starting on the wiring. Which could take a couple days, but I do have a pretty detailed plan to work from.
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Very awesome! Is that 2 motors in there? I'm already jealous anyway! Keep up the good work!
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Old 06-16-2009, 08:25 AM   #110 (permalink)
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Nice! I am also jealous of your workshop...

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