Homebrew bike from Poland ( not electric-assisted )

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comandor77
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Homebrew bike from Poland ( not electric-assisted )

Postby comandor77 » 30 Sep 2018, 9:23am

Hi. Some time has passed.
I just finished my new project, this time it is not recumbent bike. :)
With greetings from Poland.

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comandor77
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Re: Homebrew electric bike from Poland

Postby comandor77 » 14 Oct 2018, 12:08pm

Hi.
This is not an electric bike. The battery is intended for lighting only. I wrote in the section about Non-standard, Human Powered Vehicles.

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Re: Homebrew electric bike from Poland

Postby Cunobelin » 14 Oct 2018, 12:29pm

Reminds me very much of the Batavus Bronco, that rode in. the early 70's

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Re: Homebrew electric bike from Poland

Postby kwackers » 14 Oct 2018, 3:24pm

Cunobelin wrote:Reminds me very much of the Batavus Bronco, that rode in. the early 70's

"Bronco"?
Presumably named such because the suspension was naff rather than the awesome power and centrifugal clutch...

Stuff had such optimistic names back then. :lol:

What seems weird is it has two drive chains - I don't remember other mopeds having two...
Did they?

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Re: Homebrew electric bike from Poland

Postby Cunobelin » 15 Oct 2018, 6:27am

kwackers wrote:
Cunobelin wrote:Reminds me very much of the Batavus Bronco, that I rode in. the early 70's

"Bronco"?
Presumably named such because the suspension was naff rather than the awesome power and centrifugal clutch...

Stuff had such optimistic names back then. :lol:

What seems weird is it has two drive chains - I don't remember other mopeds having two...
Did they?


Wasn't so much the name or style, but practicality, it was available, and in my budget at the right time.

Funnily enough it could matth the Yamaha FS1E that was the "fast" moped of the time


As to names, I still remember a fashion for "men related" names on cars, and a female presenters who reviewed the Ford Probe, who ended the review with:

"Then we have the name, I don't know why Ford didn't just come out with it and call it the Ford Penis"

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Re: Homebrew electric bike from Poland

Postby Airsporter1st » 17 Oct 2018, 11:49am

Very nice attention to detail. Did you build the bike from scratch, or is it a customisation of an existing bike? What is the 'fuel tank' used for?