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Picture of Drift Scooter
A three wheeled speed machine, half bicycle half wood and pvc. 
the drift Scooter is a unique

Step 1: First step!

Picture of First step!
Obtain a BMX bike

Materials:

A bike
3/4 Inch thick piece of wood
1 1/2 Inch thick piece of wood
Nuts and bolts
1/2 inch PVC pipe
Hose Tie
4 Inch PVC pipe
5/16 inch Metal Rod 

Tools: 
PVC cutter
Hand Saw
Drill
Ruler
Dremel 

 
teknohawk11 months ago
Have you ever tried to replace the wooden deck with a bucket seat? Or the foot pegs with pedals? It is so cool, but I think a seat or pedals would make it even neater! (If that's even possible)
cfs05271 year ago

I would think that joining half a bike and half a skateboard in this manner would be easier and work better. The steering action of the skate truck may help in stability

sjim1 cfs05271 year ago

You don't understand the concept behind the trike. It DRIFTS. Google people riding them. You'll see.

Cool build. Simple and effective.

xTerraH sjim11 year ago

ahhh no. This isn't like them at all, it is too small, and has no foot rests.

this is supposed to be a 'drift scooter' apparently. me personally, after riding drift trikes for a couple of years, i would still be terrified of drifting this thing. theres no grip on the base, no stability (i tried the same sort of technique on my trike with a wheelbase of like 750mm- flipped and shredded my knee on the road), and the pvc is also super slidey and not really attached firmly to the rest of the scooter. has potential, but needs a lot of work.

yea, I agree.

kitchiman1 year ago

does it have to be a bmx bike?

niko-011 year ago

good

thereyno1 year ago

pls show me a vid for this pls ;) i d k how it works.

Nobin1 year ago

Good idea thanks for share.

frestrepo11 year ago

video of use try?

jsadler11 year ago

I see some serious safety issues. There are many edges on which a child could receive a serious cut that need to be considered. The bicycle frame itself was never designed to be used this way and could fail suddenly. The rear axle is far from securely attached to the bike as well. The concept is useful but the execution needs quite a bit of rethink.

Are you really worried about safety issues? If a parent dosent want there kid riding this then they can say no! Besides you could customize it to make it safer but for a first model, I think its pretty boss!

For a work in progress the builder is doing fine but showing it before it is perfected could influence others to take short cuts. Obviously even for the builder to work around the device sharp edges needed to be attended to.

I applaud you and hey you are never going to get anywhere if you just think, reminds me of when I was a kid making down hill racers with brakes that never really worked or the bike that had no brakes so to stop you stuck your foot into the fork and put pressure on the tire. Keep up the good work.

I love the simplicity of this, but I think you should use a board which covers the sharp edges. You could fit pegs into the holes to stop it shifting.

jsadler11 year ago

I see some serious safety issues. There are many edges on which a child could receive a serious cut that need to be considered. The bicycle frame itself was never designed to be used this way and could fail suddenly. The rear axle is far from securely attached to the bike as well. The concept is useful but the execution needs quite a bit of rethink.

my biggest question is how is the ride? i ride drift trikes, and whenever i try drifting while standing up, there is no stability so i end up on my side, or thrown off the trike. also, what stops the pvc from sliding off the wood when you slide?

BikeHacker1 year ago

Was this your own idea?

You should post a video of it!

Sweet ride!

M3G1 year ago
Awesome!