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Old 01-01-2010, 06:01 PM
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Default Re: Moped/motor bike project

This is a 20" bike right? Not a moped? It's kinds wild. I might re-sell it on ebay.

Yeah, it's hard to judge frame clearances. Why not just a motor in the middle? Use a smal sprocket to compensate for the small wheels.

Something more radical might be to get a three wheel hub, shorten the axle and offset the motor to one side, to make a tricycle with two close wheels in the back- maybe a tank, or staorage bin on the other side?

I'd get some nice alloy BMX rims either way. Annodized alloy is always popular: lightweight, and enhances resale value besides looking great.
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