first bike

  1. F

    Buying a "new" second hand kit

    I was just scrolling gumtree and came across a cheap new in box motorised kit the guy said he is unsure if it's a 80 or a 50, I'm going for a look and I wouldn't know how to tell let alone if all the parts are there and what makes a good kit from a bad one? I'd imagine I wouldn't want a flat...
  2. D

    No start

    I bought a used motor from a coworker. I have replaced the CDI, magneto, throttle, carburetor, clutch (the handle/cable and camshaft/ball) and drive chain. I have spark. It seems like the new carburetor is operating as intended, as when I push the little button on the side the chamber floods...
  3. Samuel Whittle

    Can't get over the last hurdle

    Hello, I have been tinkering away at building my first bike and it has been a lot of fun problem solving but I seem to be hitting a wall. I have overcome many little things that have lasted days and I can see my success in solving one problem only to hit another wall and start over the process...