29 Aug '14, 5pm
Hacklet #13 – Chopper Royalty
August 29, 2014 By Adam Fabio 6 Comments This week’s Hacklet focuses on two wheeled thunder! By that we mean some of the motorcycle and scooter projects on Hackaday.io . We’re going to ease into this Hacklet with [greg duck's] Honda Sky Restoration . Greg is giving a neglected 15-year-old scooter some love, with hopes of bringing it back to its former glory. The scooter has a pair of stuck brakes, a hole rusted into its frame, a stuck clutch, and a deceased battery, among other issues. [Greg] already stripped the body panels off and got the rear brake freed up. There is still quite a bit of work to do, so we’re sure [Greg] will be burning the midnight 2 stroke oil to complete his scooter. Next up is [Anders Johansson's] jaw dropping Gas turbine Land Racing Motorcycle . [Anders] built his own gas turbine engine, as well as a motorcycle to go around it. The engine is based u...