Originally Posted by FFV8
11/60 works. That gives a 15.27 overall, which will climb hills better
Puts your 5k cruise at 25 mph - which is a good speed on a bike.
What sort of brakes are you planning?
Great. I think once I get the build underway, I'll start a new thread with pics. As for brakes, uh.......... I have a set of regular side pull calipers that brought me to a stop at 34.4 mph on my previous friction drive build. However, I was given a running, commercially built mini dirt bike yesterday, which has key start, headlights, windshield, big gas tank, and full front and hub mounted disc brakes, among other goodies. So I am goin' to decide if I want to use parts from that to make this bike really awesome (electric start, etc.) or if I want to keep the two separate. Decisions, decisions. What do you suggest?