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Old 10-17-2015, 01:04 AM   #1 (permalink)
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CycleKarts

This is a fantastic little hobby that I'm sure will interest all in this forum (it certainly has my tiller in a tizzy). They are primarily pedal or small piston powered cars that use bicycle wheels/brakes etc. on a scale vehicle for racing. There is limitless potential for drivetrains/bodies/number of wheels/wheel orientation/yaddayaddayadda. Google this and get back to me.

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Old 10-17-2015, 02:15 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Looks like fun!
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Old 10-17-2015, 10:09 PM   #3 (permalink)
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That does look like a load of fun! If I didn't have but 24 hours in a day . . .
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An Ebike recumbent could make 800 mpgE at 40 mph.
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Old 10-18-2015, 09:29 PM   #5 (permalink)
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My wife will hate you for turning me onto that hobby.
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Check your state or provincial DMV laws as some of the powered velomobiles may be street legal. Ladies like them too especially if there are side by side seats.
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Interesting....

I saw one of these tooling around the Good Guys show this summer. It was pretty cool and got a lot of attention, but I didn't really know what it was.

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Maybe I'll try an antique motorcycle pre WWI.
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Where does NY stand on ebikes?
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State of NY is cool with ebikes. NYC was not, but that may have changed.
-Best way to increase the odds your cyclekart being street legal, is to build it as a three wheeler, similar to a Morgan. Then it is a motorcycle.

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