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CREATE RADICAL NEW RIDESWITH THESE OUTLANDISH PROJECTS!
Want to take your evil talents on the road? Bike, Scooter, and Chopper Projects for the Evil Genius has everything you need to morph your old, unwanted wheels into fabulous, fully functional vehicles. Now you can fuel your artistic side, conserve energy, and get where you need to go with serious attitude!
Dozens of pictures throughout the building process help you create these rad rides, some that you power yourself and some that will propel you for extensive distances with just the push of a button, running on inexpensive power obtained from a wall socket or the sun. Each project can be modified, mixed together, and customized, enabling you to create literally hundreds of new devices-the only limit is your imagination!
- Features illustrated instructions and plans for more than 13 highly detailed projects, all of which can be built using easily available parts and a few basic tools.
- Shows you how to completely dismantle a standard bicycle in order to twist it into something much more evil.
- Gives you alternative design ideas that leave room for you to mix or change the projects to suit your own evil agenda.
- Learn new skills and look cool - this book is for everyone with a desire to chop and create. Garage hackers unite!
Regardless of your skill level, Bike, Scooter, and Chopper Projects for the Evil Genius will arm you with the skills you need in order to churn out your very own evil rides. Have a look at what is on our Evil Genius drawing board…
Attitude and Style
- Gladiator Chopper Trike
- Old Skool Attitude
- The Whipper Snapper
Speed and Comfort
- StreetFox Tadpole Trike
- DeltaWolf Racing Trike
- Little Warrior Trike
- Ucan2 HandCycle
- SpinCycle Vortex
- SkyStyle Tallbike
- Sparky MiniBike
- LongRanger Bike
- Silent Speedster
- Kids Electric Trike
About the Author
Brad Graham is founder and host of the ATOMICZOMBIE.com Website, dedicated to his flamboyant bicycles, robots, and inventions. In 2003, he received a Guinness World Record for building and riding the Worlds Tallest Ridable Bicycle. He is a Network Engineer, Electronics Technician, Welder, Web Developer, Robotics Developer, Computer Programmer and Inventor. Brad is co-author of Atomic Zombies Bicycle Builders Bonanza, Build Your Own All-Terrain Robot, and 101 Spy Gadgets for the Evil Genius.
Kathy McGowan is also a bicycle, robotics, and electronics enthusiast. She coordinates all of Brads publishing projects while managing the daily operations of a high-tech company. She is also Development Manager of numerous Websites and forums, including ATOMICZOMBIE.com. Kathy is the co-author of Atomic Zombies Bicycle Builders Bonanza, Build Your Own All-Terrain Robot, and 101 Spy Gadgets for the Evil Genius.
Table of Contents
Section One: Getting Started
Project 1. A Complete Bicycle Autopsy
Section Two: Attitude and Style
Project 2. The Gladiator Chopper
Project 3. Old Skool Attitude
Project 4. Whippensnapper
Section Three: Speed and Comfort
Project 5. StreetFox Tadpole Trike
Project 6. DeltaWolf Racing Trike
Project 7. Little Warrior Trike
Section Four: Wild and Crazy Wheels
Project 8. SpinCycle Stunt Trike
Project 9. UCan2 HandCycle
Project 10. SkyStyle Tallbike
Section Five: Electric Power
Project 11. Sparky Minibike
Project 12. LongRanger Scooter
Project 13. Silent Speedster
Project 14. Kids' Electric Trike