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Old 02-12-2014, 10:40 AM
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For a bike with rear suspension, a rear mounted engine kit is the easiest. You can use a friction drive or chain drive depending on your tastes.
Most full suspension frames do not have enough room in the triangle area to fit an in frame engine. Also there is the issue of keeping the engine drive chain properly tensioned as the rear wheel moves up and down when the suspension travels.
A rear mounted engine solves these issues.
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