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Old 04-30-2012, 10:37 AM
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Default Re: I ride to work but i always ride for fun. how about you!

Originally Posted by rustycase View Post
Oh do I disagree with that.

These engines were originally designed as a step up in basic bicycle transportation in war torn and economically stressed countries so people could accomplish the most basic of tasks.
GET somewhere they NEEDED to be.

yeah i understand all that, but were these engines originally built in china way back then?
they are a russian design, and possibly, were assembled with far better parts and more precision than they are now.
just my opinion...I wouldn't put my trust in a $100.00 engine to get me back & forth to work every day.
My job is far too important to be worried about my bike breaking down on the way to work.
I just ride mine for fun and that's it.
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