Needed: two 20" wheels (plans may be adjusted for other size wheels); wood: clear straight grain ash or hickory is preferred but Douglas fir has been used; white glue; heavy duty hinge; bolts; screws; 1/4" nylon cord; wood dowel for handle. Drill bits for dowel and bolts and cord. The length of the wooden members are: front fork is 39"; the seat spars are 39"; the lower spars are 34". All wooden members are 1 1/2" wide and 3/4" thick.

Step 1:

Use a heavy gage hinge for front pivots. Use bolts to secure hinge. hinge pin can be removed for folding bike.

Warning: This wooden bike is a proto- type and has not been tested to be safe and it is there for to be built and used at the risk of the user and or builder.The above bike worked well for riders under 140 lbs at slow speeds. Heavier riders, speed or bumpy road conditions are not recommended. Wooden members should be thicken to handle heavier loads. Some images of this proto type show screws but bolts should be used through out.
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These peddle-less "bikes" have been around since 1818. Invented by Baron Karl von Drais, it was the first double wheeled, human powered, steerable form of transportation. Originally called Laufmaschine, or running machine, they were later called velocipedes meaning simply "fast feet." .
I don't know if I've commented on this before. But that's a velocipede. This is where the illustration came from: <br />http://www.toysperiod.com/blog/toy-history/want-a-ride-a-history-of-the-bicycle/ <br /> <br />
Hmmmmm I think your being a bit unfair to the kid... he has not got proper shoes on, no helmet, the bike doesn't have pedals, foot pegs, or even brakes. And while I admire the idea and thinking behind it, I'd really like to see it all made and finished properly so that it is both SAFE and CLEVER.
Today bought a pair of shoes nobility and beautiful is very cheap. In beautyclpumps.com
WTF!!!!! Wow!
That I would call a scooter! Cool!
you might be able to go faster if you cut that long hair of yours. Haven't you ever heard of aerodynamics
cool ible im getting a bmx in a couple of days! :)
This looks JUST like an Areaware Strida. Did you model this after that? Those bikes look SWEEEET!
doesnt that hurt ur nuts?
i think its a girl
oh, well i was guessing on the name because matin doesnt really sound like a girl name -_-
it does to me but people have confusing names some times. im a boy so yea...
oh you are? good, :D
i think im going to make one bit like a low rider trike with extra seats for passengers
This is great. When I have a kid and I get tired of him/her, i will build one of these and send 'em off to ride. either they will be mauled by a car or the frame will snap, sending them face first into the pavement. situation taken care of!!
This one has great potential for a Parade bike! I need more extreme wheel sizes, but all-in-all...Brilliant!
Very cool. Fred Flintsone probably had one when he was a kid. lol :)
the kid in the pick really looks like he wishes he had a 60 dollor kent!!
i think its really cool
where is the peddles
Hey, this looks a lot like my Strida! See www.strida.com.
that bike reminds me of these <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.sandwichbikes.com/">http://www.sandwichbikes.com/</a><br/>shouldn't be too hard to make.<br/>
In deed, it is easy to make. If you do not have a hinge handy you can use cord for both hinges. I used cord at first and it worked fine. The reason for the hinge was to try to provide a faster way to disengage the lower pivot to speed up the folding of the bike.
how much does it weight alltogether and how much can it hold
It weighs just under 15 lbs. I am 140 lbs. and ride it. It would be much stronger if made of ash or hickory but even if tight grain dug fir was used it would be stronger than what I made. The fir I used I ripped with a bandsaw of old 2" x 4". Test it with caution as first as this is an experimental craft. However all componits are well ballanced and supported.

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