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Old 07-18-2012, 12:50 PM
dougy dougy is offline
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Default Re: WOW ! I thought I was on my own...

Originally Posted by Ludwig II View Post
While I think, do you know if the moped specific tyre is needed for Low Power, and indeed, is it actually required for 28mph bike?

I've worked out that a small carb minimoto engine and the 4:1 reduction box will let me gear down 5:1 on a chain to the back wheel, so that's not a big problem, just the nit picking over what brakes, lights, tyres I'm alowed to use.
As far as I know you cant use bicycle tyres, they have to be speed an load rated, they where the first thing he checked and he did state he would have failed it before the test started if they where bicycle tyres.
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