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How do i motoize my bike

Old 06-09-07, 04:59 PM
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How do i motoize my bike

How do i motorize my bike with a lawnmower engine????
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Old 06-09-07, 05:08 PM
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It is far more simple and cost-effective to visit a Honda / Kawasaki / Suzuki / Yamaha shop and purchase a motorcycle.
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Old 06-10-07, 06:39 AM
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Buy a tandem and find a really fit significant other. If you search the net you will find various schemes. Suggest you buy one of the electric bikes as lawnmower engines pollute and require allot of maintenance. IMO what you really want is a 250 cc motorcycle or a scooter like Vespa.
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Well first you start with a centrifugal clutch, then you eventually end up with a Mini Bike that looks nothing like a real bike.

http://www.mfgsupply.com/GoMini.html
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Old 06-10-07, 08:31 AM
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Originally Posted by geo8rge
Buy a tandem and find a really fit significant other. If you search the net you will find various schemes. Suggest you buy one of the electric bikes as lawnmower engines pollute and require allot of maintenance. IMO what you really want is a 250 cc motorcycle or a scooter like Vespa.
And get a T shirt for significant other that says "MOTOR" on the back.

No, I shouldn't make fun, I am sorry, just get a half way decent bike and ride it, add 2 miles a day, until you,
until you need a motel for the night and ride home the next day, or the day after that, then................................................................................................ .......................................................
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Old 06-10-07, 08:33 AM
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Originally Posted by Blue Jays
It is far more simple and cost-effective to visit a Honda / Kawasaki / Suzuki / Yamaha shop and purchase a motorcycle.
But nowhere near as much fun, the last time I did this I was around 14.

I remember lots of clamping and tying off and not much control once we got it going.

Great learning curve but if your much older than 16 you might think about upping your meds.
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Old 06-10-07, 08:34 AM
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Just attach the PTO to the crank spindle you moron.

EDIT: don't attach the PTO to the crank spindle.

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There is a kit for motorizing bikes. It comes with a gas tank and everything else needed including a motor. The cost is around $200. There was a kid in my town that had one, went like 30 MPH. Looked kinda' scarry though. I'll do a search and see if I can find it. Here's one
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