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Hi, I wanted electric bike but not EMF so... I decided to put the motor in a trailer! That way I can ride the MTB in the mountains and go on a 30km round trip once a week with the trailer...

All of it is custom made by me to hold 50kg food/batteries if needed... and cruise at 60km/h

Will post pics in the future as the trailer and bike are away at the moment...

What do you think ? Do you have good ideas how to upcycle it more ? All the parts came out about 90 USD total... the rear suspension I had from before...
 
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Something like this looks good.....I don't think you will be able to change if the motor and chain is in the trailer. Also if you remove the trailer how will you power it?
 
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S Bengi wrote:Something like this looks good.....I don't think you will be able to change if the motor and chain is in the trailer. Also if you remove the trailer how will you power it?



This looks really well made but mine is better as it connects to the seat because my MTB is full suspension, front and rear. I have tall trailer space and plan to put a fairing in the future to smooth airflow behind me and the bike + me as it causes a lot of turbulence, you can feel it when riding standing up... Also I can connect my trailer to a internal combustion motorcycle, ATV or even a car with my hitch... I made mine in 2 hours using intuition only no plans at all, I only did what felt right. Intuition is more powerful than artificial intelligence/computers/planing and so on, as you have the universe behind you, helping you.

As for no power when trailer is off, I do a lot of downhill riding with jumps +2m high and adding extra weight/drilling/welding the frame will weaken it... and it will break. With downhill riding the bike has to be as light as possible while being as strong as possible.

Also trailer can have 220v inverter to run a house with enough batteries! This will be my back up power! Its multi use!
 
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