Originally Posted by 2door
Check your local laws before removing the pedals. Some jurisdictions require them or they will call your bike a motorcycle and will require motorcycle registration, insurance, etc.
Do some reading here on the Harbor Freight engine conversions. Use the search feature or check the DIY section for non-kit engine installations. I feel you have a lot to learn before attempting this installation. Good luck.
Thank you, and you are right -- I have a lot to learn! The only motorized bike I've built before was friction drive, so I'm not used to chains and sprockets