Thread: Noob in SoCal
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Old 02-27-2011, 07:24 PM
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Default Re: Noob in SoCal

Welcome to the forum, Frickard! Always happy to see more SoCal people here!

I've been using motorized bicycle to commute for the last 6 years (bicycle since the '80's) and would opine that a 4-stroke with Q-Matic would be the best possible commuting machine. Does it's best work at 18+. 4-stroke means less fuel, oil, and overall trouble. They tend to be more reliable, as the engines in 4-stroke builds are of industrial/near industrial quality.

I spent over 5 years on 2-stroke commuting 12.5 miles each way. 2-stroke as a commuter of that distance means more fuel, oil, and tinkering (and of course, outright power!). Much cheaper to get started that way, but costs more in the long term.
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