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Old 12-21-2010, 11:29 PM
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Default America's China Girl Motorized Bicycle

Today while out riding my motorized bicycle I stumbled across the strangest motor bikes. I guess they're not quite like a China Girl because they never had peddles, but that's about the only reason.

Anyone ever heard of a Simplex? They were made in New Orleans for the 1920s to when they went out of business in 1960. They may have changed a little over the years but the 2 I saw were 2 stroke, single cylinder, no gear box, direct drive, with a centrifugal clutch, 125cc. The owners said they weigh 125 lbs, but that looked a little light to me. They were kick start.

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