Originally Posted by Otero
Lest we forget, cyclists are not the enemy even though it is great fun to
zip past them. They didn't have spandex or even derailleurs when I started
riding bikes. I'm old.fat, and have broken nearly as many bones as Evel Knievel.
That's my excuse for putting a motor on my bicycle. Bein' as how my motorized bicycle is
in the midst of unending 'modifixation', I drug out my old cruizeried rawly mixte
today and, much to my astonishment, I managed to pedal goodly distance in
serene silence. It lacked the excitement of a motored ride, but it was awfully
If a stove-up old rounder such as myself can still hack it, it wouldn't kill you
younger, fitter, adrenalin junkies to do some pedaling once in a while just to
put yourselves back in touch with nature.
Well said Otero!
I was thinking how nice it was the other day riding my next build bike without a motor. Just the hum of the tires and the fresh air to keep me company.
Then I ran out of breath ten feet from the house and parked it to wait on the motor kit.
If more is better, then too much is just enough.
If you can't afford it, build it yourself.