Homemade Open Crank Motor On A Bicycle – How About That?

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Anyone can strap a two-stroke engine on a bicycle to create a moped. But this guy has created something that is far more awesome. He’s built an inverted open crank engine on a 10 speed bicycle.

Homemade Open Crank Motor On A Bicycle – How About That?

The result is pretty neat as this homemade open crank motor powers this little putt putt machine across town, completely transforming it into something new.

He started with an air-cooled Volkswagen cylinder. He filled the jug with a piston from a diesel car. Camshaft, flywheel, valves, and magneto are courtesy of an old Briggs and Stratton engine. The cylinder head, crankshaft, pushrods, and the engine frame itself are all homemade…how about that?

Check it out!

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