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Never seen that! Seems a lot more complicated than a single crank, but neat nonetheless!
It ain't easy bein' fat and greasy.
You can't move the swingarm pivot. I can't even think of why you'd want to.
Stop thinking about things you can't afford or are unnecessary - save your pennies for getting things that will at the very least make the bike run.
I'm hoping we don't see this thing in multiple boxes on CL in 6 months.
And just to expand on the swingarm angle thing - when the bike is fully loaded and under power the ideal is that the swingarm is pretty much straight in relation to the gearbox output shaft. Shaft drives have universal joints and they don't take kindly to extremes of movement under load (unlike chain and sprockets which can handle any amount).
Gotcha gotcha.. I didn't really wanna do all that extra work for something that seemed no bueno anyway
Keep the bikes fork length and shock length as Herman and God intended. Or you might meet God, and never Herman not.
Some dumb bike custom mob had a bike on one of the hipster bike T shirt cartoon websites recently. They modified the swingarm pivot so the swingarm would 'rest' in a straight line. Dumb all round. I'd rather ride a bike designed by a German chassis engineer over an effort by poved-out Spaniards. You have to give the Spanish credit for trying though.
Que? Is hamster.
Danger, is my business."