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zx150
03-07-2016, 02:23 AM
I'm building a 4 wheel bike that rides on old RR tracks and I need to figure out a handlebar design.

Close to what I'm building
http://www.railriders.net/images/railrider%20copy/pictures/rr-motor.JPG

My seats are generic Wal-Mart boat seats and sit level on the frame. I'd imagine I'd be looking for a handlebar similar to what a recumbent bike would use.

Here's my rig:
http://i23.photobucket.com/albums/b360/spf150/01112016Railrider%20009_zps6idzfx3q.jpg

http://i23.photobucket.com/albums/b360/spf150/01112016Railrider%20012_zpspsqwzzbf.jpg

I do need the ability to mount brake levers but also need it to be comfortable.

You guys have any suggestions on which style and best way to mount?

darnthedog
03-07-2016, 11:48 AM
As there is no steering seems like handle bars would be unneeded. As you are there to enjoy the ride I would consider lounging arm rests with a posts stick up with throttle on one side and brake on the other in a relaxing position. That way I could sit back and enjoy the view while rolling down the tracks. Otherwise what the point of riding on the rail way.

At least that is the way I see it. You may have other reasons for the ride. But I have read it is fun to see the sites while not having to pay much attention to where you are going as the rails are laid down and will not move (hopefully).

zx150
03-07-2016, 01:20 PM
Yeah that's pretty much it, just for the fun and adventure. Mainly I just need a place to put the brake and throttle levers.

wendel62
02-01-2018, 03:50 AM
Try custommotoredbicycles. They offer custom handlebars.