I am from Central Arkansas. I am a high school Trigonometry and Geometry teacher. I only live 3 miles from work, and decided to try the motorized bike kit. So far I've spent about $300 on parts and saved only $100. But I'm sure that will change rather quickly.
I am not a mechanic by any means, so this has been a great learning experience. I am currently on mile 120 of my break-in, and I am working out the bugs still (lean, rich, carb, air leaks, etc.).
Here's my project: