CabinBike™ enclosed motorcycle by Fred Nelson Fabrication
Tested capacity with soft rubber wheels is 200+ pounds (although not officially rated).
Purchase the CNC cutting file for this item. Contact us.
Additional parts required to complete:
2 x .75 rubber wheels. Qty. 22 (TIP: use a 2 inch rubber freeze plug (http://www.pepboys.com)
5/16 steel rod for axles. 1.7 inches long. Qty. 22 (http://stores.ebay.com/ASHEVILLE-METALWORX)
Bronze flange bushing 5/16 ID 1/2 OD 3/8 tall. Qty. 44 (http://www.grainger.com)
Steel or aluminum tubing .75 OD .120 wall 1 inch long. Qty. 4.
1/4-20 x 2 carriage bolt and nut. Qty 4.
#6 x 3/4 Allen head cap screw and nut. Qty. 44
1 wheel hub with bearings (from a conventional 10 inch wheel (similar to: http://www.harborfreight.com) TIP: be sure the hub is bolted to the rim (removable, not welded). Be sure the hub accepts a 5/8 axle. DOT approved trailer hub preferred.... look for tires marked 'slow speed' as opposed to "not for highway use".
FYI: use 3/16ths aluminum for all of the main plates, 16 gage steel for the retaining clips.
Demonstration of tire scrubbing action with conventional tires:
Omni-directional wheel eliminates tire scrub and improves
Omni-directional wheel outdoor test
Learn about fabricating the axle retainer clips for our 10 inch omni-directional wheels: See the MEMBERS AREA