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Old 03-26-2014, 11:48 PM
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Default Re: Are we "Bikesters"?

Well my bikes are more like mopeds then, so I refer to them as such since people know what a moped is. Some people haven't seen or ridden a motorized bicycle and don't understand what one is.

My previous builds are more like mopeds or scooters than a motorized bicycle where you can keep pedaling (if pedaling at all lol) at near cruising or top speed. Most mopeds are ugly girl bike step-through things with parts sourced from Europe at high prices if available at all, and the cool looking top tank ones cost an arm and a leg and you could have a decent streetbike or supermoto for the price, so mopeddish motorized bicycles has been my focus. I like how the motorized bicycles can be built to weigh a whole lot less than a heavy moped, sometimes weighing half that of a moped. Mopeds have really trick well-developed engines though and they certainly can go fast if tuned and tricked out properly.
KTM50 Schwinn Chopper - 6000W E-Motard - 52cc Auger BMX - 9sp+CVT 52cc Cagllari Moped
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