The build is definitely taking shape. I can already see other ways of mounting the wheel. I prefer not to have a stem in the middle because it blocks the view of the front wheel while ridding, an aspect I enjoy. The shaft looks kind of nice parallel with the fork legs. The wheel angle is perfect! Sitting on it and taking hold is like nothing I've experienced before. It feels cool!
Good idea, that will work. The stem is plenty solid for regular riding but the shaft flexes slightly extended all the way being a thin wall post. Ideally the stem should be made from billet and the shaft much thicker, or even solid alloy. More weight seems to slows steering down.I'd say put that steering wheel shaft to good use - hang the frontlamp from it (play with lamp holder position and orientation) or simply add a second one to the existing one.
Epic!!!!Good idea, that will work. The stem is plenty solid for regular riding but the shaft flexes slightly extended all the way being a thin wall post. Ideally the stem should be made from billet and the shaft much thicker, or even solid alloy. More weight seems to slows steering down.
Really like the idea of having the shaft height easily adjustable. The angle can remain the same.
I hung another handlebar between the two aheads...looked nuts! Have enough trouble maneuvering it out of my building as it is.
First ride with wheel all way down was too for me as I suspected. The seating needs to be higher along with the wheel and more forward. That will make it easier to wheelie/handle. Still have to include a stabilizer. Picked a more challenging lot with a slope for run 2. The bike handles like it ought to. The wheel works great! Flew down the hill getting back no problems. Very little seat time as well. Can already tell it's going to be a keeper.
Excuse the quality. A chilly yet sunny day with very low tire pressures. Thought I got a flat at one point. The sprocket guard noise kinda bugs me tho.
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Got a couple of 's on the way to the spot. Can't get far without being noticed.
My back's still hurtin'. Fun of riding did make the pain go away for a bit.