Originally Posted by old motorbike
I've been practicing also. I'm too old to pedal too far. I rigged up a choke lever at the throttle. Pedal about 20 or so feet and it starts to sputter to life with the choke on. If I use the primer it seems to flood and get harder to start.
I have a shift kit to do also.
I hear you! Im too old to pedal half a block to get started then try to find that choke before it dies. I built this bike so I don't have to pedal! I am going to rig a choke cable on my bike also.