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Old 03-26-2014, 09:34 PM
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Default Re: Are we "Bikesters"?

Originally Posted by maniac57 View Post
To me Moped implies much more of an engine slanted build rather than a bicycle. Mopeds are more of a pedal started small motorcycle in my mind. The pedals are not meant to really propel you past starting. On our bikes, you can still pedal it as a bicycle with only a small drag penalty. Try removing the engine from a moped and riding it a few miles....
Motorbike comes closer, but people automatically assume motorcycle when they hear that.
I think of mine as a bicycle with some really good add on's.
I dont always ride WOT, but when I do..I do my best to keep the rubber side down..Ride safely my friends!
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