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Old 09-28-18, 11:52 AM
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New to the scene (again), some questions about which to go for?

Hello,

I am relatively new in the MB community. I had a MB a few years ago but not long enough to know a lot. So I have at most some sort of basic knowledge.

I am now considering the purchase of a new one and I have some questions, which I hope the members will be able to answer.

1) I have seen models with both a slanting top bar on which the gas tank is mounted and models where the gas tank is more level. Which one is better?

2) does a four-stroke or two-stroke engine provide more miles per tank?

3) what kind (2 or 4 stroke) handles water and rain better?

​​​​​​4) which starts better and easier in freezing cold weather (4 stroke or 2)?


Thanks in advance.

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Old 09-28-18, 12:06 PM
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Originally Posted by Mbiker123 View Post
Hello,
I am relatively new in the MB community. I had a MB a few years ago but not long enough to know a lot. So I have at most some sort of basic knowledge.
I am now considering the purchase of a new one and I have some questions, which I hope the members will be able to answer.
1) I have seen models with both a slanting top bar on which the gas tank is mounted and models where the gas tank is more level. Which one is better?
2) does a four-stroke or two-stroke engine provide more miles per tank?
3) what kind (2 or 4 stroke) handles water and rain better?
​​4) which starts better and easier in freezing cold weather (4 stroke or 2)?
Thanks in advance.
this is a bicycle forum, sorry
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MiniBike?
MotorBike?
MountainBike?

I hate it when the cool kids use the cool lingo and I get left out.
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MiniBike?
MotorBike?
MountainBike?

I hate it when the cool kids use the cool lingo and I get left out.
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Originally Posted by Mbiker123 View Post
Hello,

I am relatively new in the MB community. I had a MB a few years ago but not long enough to know a lot. So I have at most some sort of basic knowledge.

I am now considering the purchase of a new one and I have some questions, which I hope the members will be able to answer.

1) I have seen models with both a slanting top bar on which the gas tank is mounted and models where the gas tank is more level. Which one is better?

2) does a four-stroke or two-stroke engine provide more miles per tank?

3) what kind (2 or 4 stroke) handles water and rain better?

​​​​​​4) which starts better and easier in freezing cold weather (4 stroke or 2)?


Thanks in advance.
1) When I have gas, I find it more comfortable to ride upright.
2) If your engine is having multiple strokes, you should probably stop riding.
3) See #2 . Weather won't mitigate the danger of multiple strokes.
4) After a stroke, you might not notice the cold. This is not a good thing.
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