Monday, December 14, 2015


 These motorcycle pedicabs were made in USA 1907. If you made them as motorcycles now there would probably need to be a crash cage in front of the passenger seat.

It would be a lot easier to make them as bicycles limited to 20mph. You would have to use a high wattage motor to move the 5-600lb total combined weight up a steep hill with a fixedgear drive.

Hubmotors would be a waste of money and added weight, because they require more power than properly geared motors to climb steep hills with.

Using Ackerman steering would be less likely to to have problems in cornering at even slow speeds.

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