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My entry for this year will be the first motorized build i've ever attempted...
I have a frame that needs to be modified for the engine and a tank and an engine
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The engine is a sachs spartamet engine
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I dont like the rear wheel so i'm gonna modify it so it will be chain driven on the right side and pedal powered on the left and i want to use this hub to achieve it
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And yes it has a fat axle and a 48 hole hub but i'll tackle that problem when its there haha[emoji28]


Well and the name just popped in my head and i thought it sounded cool[emoji41]
Also thought about the name lawbreaker because its required by law here in the Netherlands to have papers and a license plate and it has te be approved by the government and i dont think it will be...

Frank
 

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Thanks for al the kind words!
A little update on the pile of parts
Got myself some sachs drum hubs
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Yes they need some tlc [emoji5]
I changed my game planand now i want to use a double chain on the right side with a locked sprocket for the engine and a freewheel for pedaling
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Black spokes (gotta love em [emoji7] ) and alloy pedals
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I also have some alloy rims but i forgot to take a pic. . Sorry bout that haha

Thanks for looking!

And btw... is it just me or is it really hard to keep up with all the builds..
 
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Got the hubs out of the wheels today and started strippin and cleaning the engine
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I hope i can polish the hubs so they will shine a bit harder..

Engine pre cleaned
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And cleaned
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Found out i'll have to shorten the drive axle thingy because its too far out..
Should i cut it in half and reweld it?
Would that be strong enough?
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It is only a 30 cc engine and the carb is really small i think they use the same ones on those little remote controlled cars haha[emoji38]
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I also found a aircleaner in a junkbox so thats pretty cool!
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I also decided that i'm gonna paint it red with white tanksides ( not sure thats english haha) i hope you understand what i mean
And the rims are gonna be red too

And for the handle bars something like this
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Some cool horns on the front

Thanx for watching
 
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Nice bars!

Luke.
Thanks but this are not the bars im using because they are too big, i think they have a diameter of 25 mm and my controls are 22 mm but this is the style i want.

Shortened the drive part of the engine to get the chain closer to the engine but i also need to shorten the axle, that i'll do tommorrow when i weld it at my work
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This is what i'm trying to achieve on the hub, a dual cog/chain setup.
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The inner cog has to be as thin as possible without losing to much strenght and then a adapter to a freewheel for the pedaling part.

And now a beer[emoji3]
 
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very cool ideas you got there, good to see another motorized bike in the mix:thumbsup: I picked up one of those sachs drum brake hubs when I went back to Amsterdam for Christmas, really cool little brakes. Mazzel!
 

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How is your build coming along?
Well funny that you asked just....

I was looking at the calender this morning and thought wow 15th of june!
Time to get busy!
So i started working on my frame this morning...
I didnt liked the way the tank sits on the frame
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So i started cutting the top half of the uppertube
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Well that wasnt enough so i decided to remove the handle bars and well... it was rusted inside the fork tube[emoji20]
No time to think it over, just cut it haha
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Then i tried if it was sitting the way i wanted it to but it wasn't quite there yet so i cut some more i guess
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The tank was hitting the frame so time to clean it up
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Much cleaner this way! How i'll mount it eeeh dont know yet but i'll cross that bridge when i get there!

Well it still wasnt low enough so i changed the plan and cut the whole toptube and went with a straight pipe
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Now it was so low the tank hit the lower frame thingy tube so i cut them to!
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What to do with them...
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Yeah flip em!
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Then i welded it al up and i didnt take a pic with the tank on but i'll do that tomorrow!
I also clean up the welds tomorrow at work

Now... A beer![emoji28]
Paint will be coming in this week so then i cant paint my rims and lace my wheels!

Thanks for watching and i'll need to keep it in high gear or else i wont be ready in time!

Frank
 
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Oh before i forget! Still need to fit the engine, build an exhaust, build a fork, get myself a headlight and convert it to led, run all the cables for braking, lighting, prep it for paint... pff better GTB!
 

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Glad you haven't been nodding off. Nice progress for the halfway point.
 

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