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do it yourself 4 wheel adult sized pedal bike car

In spring I got idea to build a 4 wheel pedal car for my son. To use wheels from old bicycles, to make it as small and light and simple as possible and to make it possible to fit even an adult person.

I was really disapointed surfing internet, as I found almost no free ideas, plans or experiences how to do it. It is no nuclear science, people would invest millions in their know-how, so they would need to hide it!

Now it's autumn now and our car is done. I decided to share my experiences and detailed photos as free plans with other people, interested in self buliding pedal car of that kind.

I wanted my 9 years old son to learn basics of construction and working with metal and wood. He did almost all hand works by himself and he is very proud on it. It is a very good way to move your child from TV and computer games!

It is all on our 4 wheel pedal bike car web site


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you can go to www.ridoindia.com and see the pedal go karts there

lornafrye2 years ago
that looks sweat, Google "velomobile" and you will find lots of info. http://www.behance.net/gallery/Velomobile/1838325

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mbubel3 years ago
see thegrannybike.com for a pedal car kit.
chazman143 years ago
Can u update the link? Looks great.
CBRobot3 years ago
Looks great. website link is broken. any way we can get more information?
Ericson5783 years ago
I wish you made an instructable, I too have found very little information about these kinds of projects on the internet. And I find this page, but with a broken link :/
We are wanting to build this as a school project and would be interested in cost and where most supplies were purchased?
Blockist5 years ago
The links broken. After a goggle search, I found the updated link:
http://www.s-p-i-l-l-e-r.com/pedalcar/en/

Hope this helps.
-Blockist
I'm unable to log-on to your website for the instructions.
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