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Hi every one,

I am from France and i come here to present to you my project.

I hope you will enjoy it...!!

Maybe you're wondering why this name...??

B for built, 52 for the rake angle.

In details :

-24"x4" front wheel with dual disk.

-20"x4 rear wheels, a disk for each wheel.

-Double freewheel

-11 internal gear hub with a additional sprocket mount instead of the disk.

-Saddle from "fat boy"

-Frame totaly homemade in steel, central section is 42mm. Head tube is 50mm.

-Triple tree fork totaly homemade, legs measure 110cm and 48mm for the diameter.

-Triple trees made in a 7175 aeronautic aluminium.

Let's go for some pics:









Specials brake levers:



I use a rear hub with disk and threading for freewhell plus an adapter:



Front wheel done:



Work on the fork:







The bloc of aluminium (520mm x 136mm x 40mm, 7,93kg) :



Handlebar complete :



Some machining before welding the head tube:





Mock up and comparison :




Shimano Alfine 11 gears :





Work on the frame :









 
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Thank you guys !!!

I really appreciate because this is my first built and i try to design it as best i can.

For the saddle, as i said i will use one from a "fatboy" (specialized):

 
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Thanks ilia-45 !!

I'm gonna to work on the rear arms on the frame, machining again to obtain good fish mouth.

After that, i'll be at the olympics for 5 days so no work on it...

When i'll be back, i'll weld the rear arms and the saddle support.

I really need to accelerate the work on the triple trees...
 
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Love love love trike builds. Gonna have to watch and learn. Though all these components and machining shenanigans is way out of my league!
 
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Just a little update about the transmission :

The green spocket, between the 2 pink chains is free because it will be for the electric motor...

 

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This trike is freakishly awesome!!!
And your using an Alfine 11!!! $$$$$$$$$$$$$
 
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kingfish254 said:
This trike is freakishly awesome!!!
And your using an Alfine 11!!! $$$$$$$$$$$$$

Thanks !!! :D :D

For the Alfine 11, i get it with the rapidfire shifter for 349 € (440 $) in Germany.

In fact, the parts of my trike are from all around the world...France, Germany, UK, USA, Taiwain, Vietnam... :lol:


Dr. Tankenstein said:
Yeah, brilliant idea bolting on a second sprocket onto the disc brake mount! I must remember your 'Einstein moment' for a future build!

Build on brother!

Cheers,
Dr. T

:oops: :oops: :oops: Thank you
 
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