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Feb 12, 2011, 08:44 PM
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Micro Custom Bikes #2

Hey all,

I have recently finished my 1:12 bike project and thought I would share some pics of it here.


The bike is powered by a 5800kv feigao and the losi micro ESC on 2s. I have run it in my basement on carpet but cant get it to wheelie. Im thinking it might not have the traction so maybe once the snow melts outside I might get some wheelie action out of it.

Since Chris Nicastro's Micro custom bikes thread has closed (over 1 year old), everyone should feel free to post pics of their bikes and builds in this thread. I am interested to see if there are any new projects in the making!

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Feb 13, 2011, 04:05 AM
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Jake mate that is so , wot can i say, Outstanding work , Love them forks an frame looks sweet as ! Needs a body now
Feb 13, 2011, 05:14 AM
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Feb 13, 2011, 05:21 AM
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nice work jake

can you givce us more details on what you have used.

what wheels and tyres are they?
and how did you build the forks?

Feb 14, 2011, 01:09 PM
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Thanks guys

I might be making a body for it once I get around to making a vacuum molding machine.

The wheels and tires are from the Tamiya 1:12 model kits.

This is the shaft and pulley that I am using.


The gear I have is 66T. You can find them at the bottom of this page.


The plastic pinion I have on my motor is from the Walkera 4#3 but drilled out to 1.5mm ID

The red rear pulley is made by myself and is just made of epoxy.

The rear oil shock is from the Losi Micro-SCT truck.

I made the rear swing arm from one of the cheap cutting boards found the the dollar store.

The red springs used for steering are for the Losi Micro-T.

The battery is a 200mah 2S that I once used in my Micro-T. The servo I have in it is bigger then is really needed for a bike this size. Its the HS-56HB by Hitec.

The purple aluminum spacers/washers are made by HPI 3x6x3.0mm #Z819

The 4 bearings used on the drive shaft are 3x6x2.5mm flanged #B012

For some more pics of the bike and the internals of the fork legs, check out this page


I hope that helps and I hope to see some guys back into the micros!


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