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Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by Bigcheese327, Dec 4, 2007.
I don't know. I'll ask Frank.
Fred, Frank says about 70mph is top speed. Pretty good for a single cylinder engine pushing 4 wheels.He says the cars does really well at Montlhery but is dangerous at the Nurburgring.
BL&M, one of a handful of cars produced by Breese, Lawrence and Moulton of Long Island NY
Doesn't really look like a car to drive on a snowy day.
Is that a Hupp?
You will never see that done these days unfortunately.
If you were asking about the BL&M, they were based in Long Island, NY and were defunct by 1908. Hupp was based in Detroit and started production in 1909. Although they were similar in wheelbase, the BL&M is considerably lower.
Hello, Fred,Kids, probably - NOT: they wouldn't be interested in something like that...
Adults, especially seniors: probably - YES!
Shown are a few examples of so-called CycleKarts, scaled-down replicas of GP-racer from the vintage era, or whatever else interesting oldtimer used as inspiration... Engines: honda 200 and its clones, 6.5 Hp. CVT-TAV belt variable transmission, Honda moped 17" wheels or clones... Speeds up to 40 mph ~ 65 km/hour...
They are "invented" almost 20 years ago by the Stevenson family and their friends in California... Vehicles are a mixture of cyclecars and go-kart components, in the spirit of oldtimer-years, no plans, no professionally built kit-completes or finished cars...
I would be satisfied with something simpler, as shown above, graduated soap-box back-yard-built racer, known often as "father & son projects" from the forties-fifties (American technical magazines, often reprinted in the Yugoslavian magazine "Savremena Tehnika" - modern technique): motorised with a small engine. My dream was to developed my soap-box kart into something like that, with Tomos moped engine and gear-box...
Never happened! No money, no tools, no material and components, no working space, no understanding and supportive family for something crazy as that dream/plan was...
Yes, Zoran. It is '50's kids that are doing the Cyclekarts today. I hope to get back to doing that. I have the engine, front axle and wheels. There is a guy in Arizona that is selling "ready to run" cyclekarts, or was selling them. I stopped following that when I got busy with 3 wheelers.
I got all the boys out together for the first time on Saturday.
We all oooohed and aaahhhhhed when we first learned of Rick Scaldwell's J.A.P. V-8 GN. Master machinist Pavel Malanic is making this grand copy and it is looking like he is building a motorcycle around it!
I've always liked this winter photo ever sine I saw it in a Christmas gift book back in the 1960s, some how thought it was the James Melton S.P.O..
reminds me of a Millyard creation. Imagine what he would have built if he was into cars.
I think the S.P.O. is a little bigger. My Beaulieu Encyclopedia tells me that BL&M was 1906-8 and S.P.O. was 1908-11. Interestingly, the S.P.O. was designed in France as a taxi or towncar, but the ones brought to America received roadster/raceabout bodies.
I found this information aboutB.L.M. In the encyclopedia of Motor Cars from G.N. Georgians
It's Olive Oil!!
Cheating on Popeye ??
WOW! That's just downright beautiful.
Wow, how about some info?
That car is definitely Pebble Beach worthy. Come to think of it, they really should have a Pebble Beach show for cyclecars, maybe a race nearby.
Don't tease us, Banjeaux
I can only give you what I have stolen.No information was given with these images.I apologize sincerely.
It appears that this is nothing more than an artistic rendering found on instagram by this gentleman ....Alex Boldini Imnadze. Called the Helvezia Tipo-6.
"I can only give you what i have stolen" the dude abides.
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And we would not have seen it if not for you. Thanks Bob.
lack of details just unfortunate, Bob. The badge looks almost intentionally obscured. Grateful for the eye candy at any rate.
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