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NeilBlanchard 12-13-2012 04:09 PM

Building A Velomobile
This is a thoroughly awesome build thread, showing how to make a custom velomobile:

The Recumbent Bicycle and Human Powered Vehicle Information Center

Pages 9 and 10 appear to be MIA.

It's all there, step by step by step. Foam egg crate formers with foam skin and overlaid fiberglass - sounds familiar! Good fiberglass techniques on display here, too.

Xist 12-18-2012 12:01 AM

He used coroplast on page eight! :)

sendler 12-18-2012 05:38 AM

I have a new bicycle.
And soon it will look something like this with a blown oval dome nose, larger hard tail shaped trunk, and stretch fabric skin.
Then it will get a Crystalyte HS3540 hub motor and 27 A123 Amp20 cells for 40 miles at 40 mph at 40Wh per mile (850 mpge).

Stacygifford 12-20-2012 08:15 PM

Combine that with an E bike kit And some bigger batteries (or more) and you could have yourself a serious personal electric vehicular...

Edit* sorry, just looked through the other pages..

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