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Old 08-08-2014, 08:23 PM
cschade cschade is offline
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Join Date: Aug 2014
Location: United States
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Default Re: Use current bicycle gears??

Originally Posted by 2door View Post
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
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