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Networkneedthatcar.comCycleKarting: Coolest Thing Ever

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[image source: swipelife.com] Have you heard of cyclekarting?  The premise is an affordable, attractive go-kart for adults.  The “rules” state that you cannot buy a cyclekart; you must build it yourself.  The final product is genius.  Hit the jump for …

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Have you heard of cyclekarting?  The premise is an affordable, attractive go-kart for adults.  The “rules” state that you cannot buy a cyclekart; you must build it yourself. 

The final product is genius. 

Hit the jump for more about this alternative automotive hobby.

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Cyclekarts are styled to look like race cars of the 1920s.  To acheive this look, they borrow 17″ wheels and tires from motorcycles – usually from a Honda Trail 90.  They are generally powered by a Honda GX200, 6.5 HP engine. The power is transfered to the wheels by a go kart Comet TAV-30 Torque-A-verter. 

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The bodies are constructed by hand of plywood, lightweight steel, and other materials.  The finished product shouldn’t cost more than about $2000 and should only weigh around 250 pounds.  The awesome/weight ratio may be higher than any other car. 

Here are a couple of videos.  The first is a general walk-around showing the guts and design of a cyclekart.  The second features cyclekart racing action.


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