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Old 04-04-2015, 05:15 PM
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Location: Illinois
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Default Can I use a power generator engine for a bicycle motor

Hey guys, whats up, i got a question. Now remembering from my first post i would like to have a motorized bicycle thats chain drive and no welding as i live in a condo. Now i thought about it a bit more and since i dont have a 2 stroke engine, sprocket and chain, etc., i am thinking of using the engine from my 6.5 hp 3500 peak watt 4 stroke generator that has been unused for a few years. Im thinking use the generator motor and use a friction drive train. For the friction drive train im thinking of using a steel tube connected to the motor via a long bolt through the crankshaft, some sheet metal screws for the friction, a piece of steel secured to the bike frame using bolts cause im not gonna weld, and all this will be on the front wheel making a FWD setup. I should get to about 30-40 MPH with the correct gearing. What do you guys think and should what did i miss out on?
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