Welcome to Matus1976's Akira Bike Project - Building a fully functional high performance recumbent motorcycle inspired by Kaneda's ride in "Akira"
In the interim I made a new seat for the prototype. First is the new shape, cut out of 3/4" backing plywood and a two layer dense foam I had lying around.
Over the dense foam I cut out a similar shape with a less dense, softer foam.
I cut some nice store bought Nylon black fabric and wrapped and stapled each piece.
All set with that, I cut some simple brackets out of 1" x 1/8" angle iron, and mounted them to the back.
I then welded complimentary brackets onto the motorcycle frame, here are two of them jigged up
And then welded with the seat mounted
The brackets for the bottom of the seat were then welded on
...AND the completed new seat. Much more comfortable
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Updating the seat
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