Go Back   EcoModder Forum > AltModding > Alternative Transportation
Register Now
 Register Now
 

Reply  Post New Thread
 
Submit Tools LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 05-27-2011, 07:26 AM   #11 (permalink)
Batman Junior
 
MetroMPG's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: 1000 Islands, Ontario, Canada
Posts: 21,590

Blackfly - '98 Geo Metro
Team Metro
Last 3: 70.09 mpg (US)

MPGiata - '90 Mazda Miata
90 day: 52.8 mpg (US)

Winter beater Metro - '00 Chevrolet Metro
90 day: 61.98 mpg (US)

Fancy Metro - '14 Mitsubishi Mirage top spec
90 day: 58.72 mpg (US)

Even Fancier Metro - '14 Mitsubishi Mirage top spec
90 day: 66.29 mpg (US)
Thanks: 3,364
Thanked 6,161 Times in 3,194 Posts
Funny you should post that....

I needed to move my empty "pull-behind-car" boat trailer about 1 km a few days ago and toyed with the idea of doing it with the bike (because it only weighs about 160 lbs unladen).



But didn't. It's (a) too wide to get onto the bike path , and (b) I don't have a slow moving vehicle sign to attach to it to pull it on the street.


__________________
Latest mods: 3-cylinder Mitsubishi Mirage. EcoMods now in progress...
Ecodriving test:
Manual vs. automatic transmission MPG showdown



EcoModder
has launched a forum for the efficient new Mitsubishi Mirage
www.MetroMPG.com - fuel efficiency info for Geo Metro owners
www.ForkenSwift.com - electric car conversion on a beer budget
  Reply With Quote
Alt Today
Popular topics

Other popular topics in this forum...

   
Old 05-27-2011, 09:32 AM   #12 (permalink)
Master EcoModder
 
Ryland's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Western Wisconsin
Posts: 3,904

honda cb125 - '74 Honda CB 125 S1
90 day: 79.71 mpg (US)

green wedge - '81 Commuter Vehicles Inc. Commuti-Car

Blue VX - '93 Honda Civic VX
Thanks: 867
Thanked 433 Times in 353 Posts
A friend of mine used to use bikes at work trailers for hauling trash for a pedal powered trash collection company.
I have a video that I should figure out how to post of a friend of mine hauling a full size box spring and mattress (he made two trips) on his bicycle, no trailer but used an extra-cycle, a bicycle add on that moves the rear wheel back about 3 feet giving you room for large cargo bags and a large flat cargo deck, a little bigger then a skate board.
  Reply With Quote
Old 05-27-2011, 09:47 AM   #13 (permalink)
Eco-ventor
 
jakobnev's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2010
Location: sweden
Posts: 1,284

Princess - '92 Mazda MX-3 GS
House of Tudor
Team Mazda
90 day: 53.54 mpg (US)

Shirubāarō (*´ω`*) - '05 Toyota Prius Executive
Team Toyota
90 day: 54.96 mpg (US)
Thanks: 57
Thanked 475 Times in 298 Posts
Send a message via MSN to jakobnev
If you now add a bike rack to your kayak you'll be unstoppable!
__________________




2016: 128.75L for 1875.00km => 6.87L/100km (34.3MPG US)
2017: 209.14L for 4244.00km => 4.93L/100km (47.7MPG US)
  Reply With Quote
Old 05-27-2011, 09:48 AM   #14 (permalink)
Batman Junior
 
MetroMPG's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: 1000 Islands, Ontario, Canada
Posts: 21,590

Blackfly - '98 Geo Metro
Team Metro
Last 3: 70.09 mpg (US)

MPGiata - '90 Mazda Miata
90 day: 52.8 mpg (US)

Winter beater Metro - '00 Chevrolet Metro
90 day: 61.98 mpg (US)

Fancy Metro - '14 Mitsubishi Mirage top spec
90 day: 58.72 mpg (US)

Even Fancier Metro - '14 Mitsubishi Mirage top spec
90 day: 66.29 mpg (US)
Thanks: 3,364
Thanked 6,161 Times in 3,194 Posts
Ha! I've actually seen a picture of something like that: someone bike-towing a canoe to the river, then putting the (folding) bike & towing dolly in the canoe & paddling downriver.

__________________
Latest mods: 3-cylinder Mitsubishi Mirage. EcoMods now in progress...
Ecodriving test:
Manual vs. automatic transmission MPG showdown



EcoModder
has launched a forum for the efficient new Mitsubishi Mirage
www.MetroMPG.com - fuel efficiency info for Geo Metro owners
www.ForkenSwift.com - electric car conversion on a beer budget
  Reply With Quote
Reply  Post New Thread


Thread Tools


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Ben Nelson's Electro-Metro Build thread bennelson Fossil Fuel Free 1499 12-22-2019 07:24 PM
Can I use a GENERATOR to power an Electric car directly? Nerys Fossil Fuel Free 128 10-01-2012 01:24 AM
Win $100.00 in Free Gas! Design Contest: Ecomod my Ride XFi EcoModding Central 127 02-17-2011 12:07 AM
How to Build an Electric Car DVDs for sale! bennelson Fossil Fuel Free 52 01-10-2011 01:52 PM
DIY Needed - adjusting parking brake pull Yaristock DIY / How-to 22 04-17-2008 09:51 AM



Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.11
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, vBulletin Solutions Inc.
Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO 3.5.2
All content copyright EcoModder.com