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Old 02-12-2010, 10:41 PM
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Default Re: full suspention

I have a Glendale, non-motorized, with no intent to motorize. I am familiar with that bike and it was my first choice to "go motor",...then I got wise. The man mentioned in the above link DID succeed in doing so. You may want to take a look at what all would be invloved. He had to relocate the carb in a big way. That, and the way the engine rests over the downtube, were but the start of an apparent series of modifications. The level of shock absorbsion offered by the Glendale's rear spring is so slight that I question whether the benefit would be worth the effort after one has added the additional weight of a 20lb. engine and a tank of gas on top of that. Think carefully before you buy.

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