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Old 09-13-2009, 11:30 PM
parkjehhyun parkjehhyun is offline
Motorized Bicycle Newbie
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: fullerton, ca
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Default Re: NOOB ALERT: Questions for starting out..

Originally Posted by Kevlarr View Post
That looks to be the same huge frame that my Schwinn Timberline MTB has. I have a Schwinn High Plains too and the frame is about 8" smaller.

I'd definitely look for a cheap used MTB to steal the handlebars, shifters, front shock forks, wheels tires off from. Those skinny tires will make for a very harsh ride @ 30 mph.

I'm going to play with the suspension once the engine is installed and move from there. For now, I want to focus on the necessary changes to create a simple motorized bicycle. Thanks though. I'll definitely keep that in mind post-engine installation.
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