Post by Dutch Bicycle Cam on Apr 3, 2014 16:12:22 GMT -5
hey guys this is my Van Raam Twinny Plus.
this tricycle is 255cm long and 75cm wide and the weight is circa 100kilo and with two persons on it it weight 220 kilo but it is a electric tricycle so its easy to ride it up to 14.7 mph and with extra man power we can go up to 24 mph. and cycling slower than 10mph is difficult because it is electric.
in the bends and corners. we have to go a little slower most of the time 10mph and if the person on the back off the tricycle not lean to the side. the tricycle becomes a bicycle and making a bend is very hard than.
special law: when your bike has 3 wheels and is wider than 75cm it will be allowd on the road and most people don't know that. also the police didn't know. but now i can cycle on the road i still cycle most off the time on the cycle path because its faster and cars don't have to wait behind me. and on the cyclepath people are used to close overtaking.
whats on my tricyle: I have 5 gears and I can put the person behind me in the free stand. I have 2 front brakes and 1 back brake and soon more. also have 3 mirrors two for me and one on the back. I have two horns an 7 sounds and a normal bell and I have a differential for my back wheels and ofcourse its electric.
some problems I had: 3 flat tires - new differential - 1 tire casing - pedals - bottom bracket - Front Wheel - horn button - gear - and much more.
I also have a trailer that I can put behind my tricycle
here some videos off my bicycle
first one My Twinny
in the second clip the camera is attached to the trailer also put your sound low!
My twinny broken
third video is in dutch sorry but here the police didn't know the law so the stopt me but I also had a different view with my cam so check it out.
fourth video is how my back cam is attached to my tricycle.
thanks for watching and subscribe and put you video of your bicycle or tricycle here!!!
almost forgot this video number 5 here I get a flat tire
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