Homemade mini-bike

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Homemade mini-bike

I just posted about the Boozhound Laboratories, but this is worth another peep, check out this homemade mini-bike….

I have had the idea of building a minibike rattling around in my head (like the ball in a spraycan) for a couple years. Of course I wanted to build it from scratch, and scrounge up as many of the parts as possible, since I would not feel right spending good money on a minibike. Last summer I found an engine at The Black Hole, and the project began.

I got some neat knobby wheelbarrow wheels from Home Depot, and ordered the stuff I couldn’t scrounge up from a go kart company. The new parts included a centrifugal cluch, a combination brake and sprocket assebly for the rear wheel, a chain, and a twist throttle. I also found a new Tecumseh carburetor on eBay.

Boozhound Laboratories – Link.

2 thoughts on “Homemade mini-bike

  1. REBEL says:

    Can someone give me details on how to put a sprocket on a wheelbarrow tire!!!

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