Has anyone used Swinging Wheels stabilisers on e-bike?

saneagle

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There have been motorcycles that had two wheels at the front and one at the rear that could be lent over into a turn that I believe worked very well.
I've ridden one. They lean just like a motorbike. The steering and balancing are the same. You counter-steer to initiate a turn. The only additional thing is an electronic lock that prevents leaning when you park or want to stop for any length of time. OP needs a bike that doesn't lean because the problem is balance. When you have a vehicle that doesn't lean, the steering effort reverses, which is very dangerous when you first start riding it unless you've never ridden a bicycle. The more experience you have of riding a bike, the worse it is.
 

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These newfangled thru axles look quite strong - why not make a longer thru axle, bodge two wheels either side of the front fork? Wheels dished towards the bike if necessary, so that the tyres are about 8 to 10 inches apart. For wider apart front wheels, make a stronger secondary axle, and bolt underneath? Twin low pressure balloon tyres at the front might result in a bit of a tilting effect, but not enough...


 
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saneagle

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These newfangled thru axles look quite strong - why not make a longer thru axle, bodge two wheels either side of the front fork? Wheels dished towards the bike if necessary, so that the tyres are about 8 to 10 inches apart. For wider apart front wheels, make a stronger secondary axle, and bolt underneath?


You'd get the same problems of learning to ride it as you would with a trike. In fact, it would probably be worse becayuse your brain will think it's the same bike and try to steer it the same, which won't work.
 

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$4299 before tax, shipping, import, etc, ouch!

Tilting trike w 2 front wheels got redesign and price doubled, as per usual. No pedals though, so not legal?

Van Raam "easy rider trike"
"From" €3206 plus tax, shipping, etc

I'm sure there are many more. They're just a lot more expensive coz not made in volume.
 

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Nealh

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One can buy the TReGo front kit to fit Qr dropouts, not sure if one can lock out the lean action.
 
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