Pre-Motorized Bicycle Information.Before you mount that engine to your bicycle frame, you'll want to know if the bike is ready for the engine! Ask our experts here for advice on what will perform well.
Before you mount that engine to your bicycle frame, you'll want to know if the bike is ready for the engine! Ask our experts here for advice on what will perform well.
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if it doesn't fit, make it fit! Beer is the answer....what was the question?
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If you do build a motorized bicycle based on this bike, be sure to post info on it here. I'm a big guy (6'4" 240lbs) and am also looking for a suitable Walmart bike for the project. I'm leaning towards one of the Schwinn cruisers, but a 29" wheel bike sounds pretty nice.
I saw you post that anti-aluminum stuff in another thread
I might be new to motorizing bikes but I'm not new to bicycles and I can say for a fact that I've never had any aluminum frame crack or any frame at all
And I've done alot more then vibrate it.
think 5 foot jumps...........
Besides the frame is gusseted also and is heavy and solid as a rock.
I sat on it and picked it up
the tubing is not oversized so it wont be needing a drill or anything to affix the engine.
Actually when clamping an engine on aluminum frames it is a good practice to cut EMT conduit to go under the mounts on either side to prevent cutting and compression by the clamps. More than one member has suffered frame damage by not following this advice. Ask any of the older members here and they will tell you the same thing.
If you are making jumps like that on an aluminum frame you are taking your life in your hands literally especially on a cheapo frame. I have seen more than one aluminum frame break at the welds from simple riding on Wally world bikes.
I doubt that you will have too many problems mounting an engine on the specified bike though just use some common sense when riding it as usually it is not the frame that will initially fail it will usually be the hubs or spokes from being under power.
Just my 2 cents take it for what it is worth...
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