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Old 04-06-2012, 10:05 AM
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Location: Tyler Texas
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Default Re: How did you get introduced to motor-assisted bicycling?

I wanted something lighter and more maneuverable than my old 78 GL1000 Goldwing for just zipping around on short trips to the bank and around the neighborhood.

I was looking for a smaller motorcycle, but everyone around here seems to be on crack, and the prices they're asking for their old fixer-uppers are probably going to support their habit!

So, while I was looking for a small MC, I came across a Craigslist ad for a motorized bicycle kit. I was intrigued, and looked around the web to find out more. I found a kit on ebay for half of what the CL poster wanted, so I bought it.

The rest of the addiction is history!

I still ended up needing a small motorcycle too, so I'm building a mid 60's Honda Trail 90 from the frame up with a Lifan 140cc engine.

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