This bike is a restored mountain bike frame with a green respray. We restored the bottom crank and reused the bearings in the crank and head stock, everything else is new. We fitted a velomart 1000 watt rear hub motor which is throttle powered and can be limited. The battery is a huge 18ah 48v […]
We thought it would be useful to list all parts created for the Rickshaw and so with a deep breath, here we go. Parts count is in square brackets) Rear brake mount  Rear axle spacer  Chain ring mounting plate  Rear sprocket blank  Handlebar mount  Front spring rear hangers (left and […]
This project was long, difficult and fun all at the same time. We were asked to fit an electric rear hub motor to this rickshaw. We had reservations as the braking consisted of one rear drum brake operated by a lever! The client was happy for us to uprate the braking system on the bike […]
We put the front and back part of the Rickshaw together today and took it out for a spin, pedal power only. It works very well and it is fun. We are happy with all the new pieces we have engineered for the bike, they are a massive improvement. Next job, cabling and setting up […]
Today we moved the rickshaw on further by starting on painting the bike and also setting up the first bit of welding we need to do. We are welding the new axles to carry the front wheels and disk brakes.
This is a series of posts featuring a rickshaw that we have been asked to fit a 1000 watt electric wheel. It would be easy to fit and then walk away from the job but we were unhappy with simply fitting a wheel. The brakes were non-existent and would not have reliably stopped the bike. […]