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Old 04-05-2015, 09:28 PM
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Default Re: Can I use a power generator engine for a bicycle motor

Originally Posted by Motor awesomeness View Post
They say it's a bad idea cause the motor is big and it's very heavy. True it is big but I'm not sure how big. I might try it this summer. If not, it's back to the drawing board
i have a couple of the gx200 clones like you're thinking of using and i can tell you for a fact that they are way to heavy to be making a front wheel friction drive out of, and the power and torque of these engine will literally shred a bike tire in just a few rides as a friction drive, way to much power and way to much weight.
I dont always ride WOT, but when I do..I do my best to keep the rubber side down..Ride safely my friends!
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