Motorbike

Design by: playgroundIdeas

Category: Groundlevel, Tyre Elements

Design Description

This structure is a fun element to add to any playground.

Building Steps

1. Cut both side walls off the car tire
2. Cut through the middle of the car tire, this is hard work!
3. Cut a section out of the car tire
4. Grind the edges to smooth where the wire is showing
5. Bolt one end of the strip onto the motorbike tire.
6. Bolt the other end onto the truck tire
7. Dig holes to bury the bottom thirds of the truck and motorbike tire.
8. If the stick has bark scrape this off and paint it.
9. Drill a hole through the stick and bolt it into the truck tire

This motorbike can be painted with any awesome colours and designs you like.

Materials

Tools

This plan is designed to be used in conjunction with your appropriate, local safety guidelines / standards and the advice of local skilled builders / engineers.  If your location has no guidelines or standards, we have provided a summary of many of the most common hazards here.

This plan is for pre-school (4+) and school-age children, and are not designed for babies and toddlers. Designs will need to be redesigned for these age groups.

This element can have overlapping safe fall areas.

This element should be no higher than 600mm and needs a clear safe fall zone of 1500 mm (5’) around it.

This element needs soft fall material below it in the safe fall zone.

All tires need to have holes drilled or cut at their lowest point to ensure good drainage. This will reduce the risk of mosquitos and their associated issues, such as malaria, etc. the sidewall is easier to cut than the tread for this purpose.

 

**IMPORTANT** Please see safety guidelines here for further details on the above safety points.

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