I'm new to this forum and have to say that I am already impressed. Every seems very nice and very willing to help so long as a person has done some research on their own first to make sure the solution is not already out there.
I go to Purdue for Mechanical Engineering Technology so a project like this always appeals to me. Going to need some thoughts after I do a touch more research on motors though. This will be a fun toy but ultimately not for me. I've got a 250cc dirt bike that I just converted for road use. My girlfriend is afraid of it so this is a great solution. This would also be a great bike for the small town that I am from. Also might be a good way to walk the dog
. Pretty excited about this, thats for sure.