FRONTRUNNER DIY FWD BIKE PLAN
Almost all of the components you require can be taken from a salvaged road or mountain bike. Most of the frame tubing is cut and reconfigured , so there is very little waste. The rest of the frame is made from common hardware store steel tubing.
If you have never modified or built a bike before, then this plan is a great way to start learning this amazing hobby. Learn to use bicycle components in creative ways, and build this and many other DIY bikes based on your new knowledge.
This DIY FWD bike plan lays each step out in great detail, offering many places to make modifications to suit your needs or use the parts you already have on hand. You can make your FWD bike using any size frame and wheels as well from 20 inch, up to 26 inch.
The unique adjustable length frame allows setting the cranks to the optimal position by simply adjusting two bolts. This split frame design opens up many other doors for your own customizations such as changeable rear ends, or even a trike rear with leanign wheels.
Our plans take it one step at a time in great detail, explaining why things are done, and how you may want to change to suit your needs. you don't need any special tools, just a hand drill, grinder, and department store welder. Turn your old bike scrap into something amazing!
All of the transmission and brake components are taken from an ordinary bicycle to be reused. Although all of these parts are repositioned, they do operate normally, so there is nothing new to learn about the controls. Add as many gears as you like.
The unique front wheel drive frame is a design that is easy to transfer to another DIY bike or trike, since it is fully self contained. The front triangle contains everything required for human power deleivery; drive, brakes, shifting, and steering.
There is plenty of room to add your own modifications to our easy-to-follow DIY FWD bike plan, so you can create your own completely unique recumbent bike. If you have been itching to try out a front wheel drive recumbent bike, then grab your tools and build it yourself!