Re: Motorized Bicycle Take a Tip...Leave a Tip
Using zip ties at spoke intersections is an attempt to make the wheel a bit firmer. It may, or may not be effective.
I have seen it done a lot on offroad dirtbikes, though I have never done it myself.
If you feel your motor is running very hot it could be running lean, from too small a jet size.
What does your plug color look like?
...and there are so many variables beyond that... :-)
Best to read a buncha threads here.
My goal is cheap, reliable, personal transport, below the tax collector radar. Fun counts for a lot!