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Old 01-15-09, 06:47 PM   #17
MetroMPG
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Default Attached the motor to the stand...

I liked Tim's drawing, so I basically did what he suggested:



Truth be told, I hadn't considered the idea of the hinge. But it's really useful for 2 reasons:

1) can easily swing the motor away from the stand and down to lift the bike out when it's time to be a bicycle again.

and, 2) the pivot means I can adjust the pressure against the tire via the bungee cord:



And here's the view of the motor hub contacting the smooth side of the tire:

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