Originally Posted by jimhebert
No, I haven't ever ridden a motor bike. I'm only speaking from the physics side of the equation. Although there may not be any noticeable riding effects with a rear or front mount, the weight of the engine is still not distributed evenly. I guess I may be too much of a perfectionist, but when I see this type engineering design, it just doesn't set right in my mind. Thanks for bringing up the other point about having to lift your leg real high. I hadn't thought of that one. Any suggestions where I could find an in-frame kit with a 4 stroke, 35cc more or less, 1.5HP max, American or Japanese made engine? Thanks.
The old Whizzer adds say "ride one and you'll buy one". I suggest finding motorbikers in your area and begging a test ride. Maybe going to a meet and checking all the different assemblies.