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Building a velomobile? Answered

I'm thinking of building a velomobile (trike), but I have yet to find a suitable instruction anywhere.

Any of you have experience with this who could make a 'ible for this?

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ask412 (author)2012-01-29

Start with the velo frame not the trike, the velomobile is a separate design. The trike although similar relies on frame rigidity, if you build fairing over it will end up very heavy. The mango is only 25 kg.
The frame is integrated into the fairing in a true velomobile.

Take a good look at this set of images I have collected on the best velomobile on the market at the moment.

Completed Mango

Mango Drivetrain images collected; https://picasaweb.google.com/102412543572364204188/MangoSportDriveTrainChassisInterior

Take a good look at this walk around video by Paul Martin; http://youtu.be/65ssP0vJ5s4

My Youtube Velomobile collection:

Sinner Bikes 

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orksecurity (author)2010-08-26

Start by building the recumbent three-wheeler frame. Get it working. Then add the fiberglass/plastic fairing.

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