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Old 11-19-2009, 08:20 AM
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Default Re: Help Setting up HT Motor

Originally Posted by silverbear View Post
I was noticing how much higher in the frame Michelle's motor is. Look at the two pictures below. Mine is a 63 Schwinn and you actually can still step through the frame. It is also far enough down that there is no more danger of getting burned than on a man's bike. The old Schwinns and some of the older step through bikes of other makes had a lower curved cross tube. Salty, if you do make a motorbicycle for your daughter it is something to consider in choosing the bike for a motor. It seems like all of the newer step through models have bigger tubes higher up. Just a thought. I still like the looks of Michelle's bike, but the higher engine mounting kind of negates the advantage of being able to step through.

Hey Silver,
It's actually Rkorson that is going to have to build one for his daughter but I do concur on finding the right girls frame for one....try and keep the motor low.....

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