help a noob

  1. SoughtAnarchy

    Newbie here! Looking for suggestions to mod my new kit

    So, I recently bought this kit: https://www.gasbike.net/collections/bicycle-engine-kits/products/79cc-monster-90-bike-engine-kit-complete-4-stroke-kit I threw it on a brand new beach cruiser and it was riding fine for a day or two. Then the chain tensioner came loose and broke my spokes. (I'm...
  2. Memy1251

    Won’t idle:

    hey guys, so my first build i ran it and the engine idled flawlessly. For a while, then the bike would no longer idle. When I pull the clutch the RPMS shoot sky high. When I leave the clutch it’s always trying to go like a car placed in “drive”. Any ideas? Thanks guys!
  3. Memy1251

    Parts vibrating loose

    HEY GUYS! Just built my first beauty. It’s running well and strong aside from when I picked up a nail. However I have a question about how you guys like to secure your gas tank and mufflers. My attached components are tending to vibrate loose. Am I just going too fast? Or if there another way to...
  4. Memy1251

    Drive sprocket won’t turn

    So this is my first build, and once it was all together, I found that on disengaging the clutch the bike would not roll but what little slack the chain would allow before the chain would run out of play and snag. I’ve gone through clutch re-set and cleaning procedures, such as cleaning the pad...
  5. Jacob Cammack

    Greetings! Looking for advice on cross country setup.

    Hello, Brand new here and happy to find ya'll. I'm wanting to get setup on a motorized bicycle. Been a bicyclist for a long time, as well as a pedicab driver and was about to buy a motorcycle for some upcoming travels and then thought... "Hey... a motorized bike doesn't need to be licensed, is...
  6. I

    Need Help Finding an Engine to Buy...

    Hello guys! First - Thank you for taking the time to read my post. I need some help finding an engine to buy. So I have a small (seven months) experience with an chinese engine I brought off e-bay. Actually i knew that the engine probably wont be the best quality, but i just wanted to first try...
  7. T

    Hello from Southern California

    Hi, I’m originally from Chicago but my wife and I now live in SoCal. We both have Electra Townie Balloon 8i’s and would like to convert to electric. I looked at motors about 3 years ago and am not aware of what is new in the ebike industry. What would be better a mid drive or a rear wheel motor...
  8. B

    Motor kit for a 1972 schwinn collegiate 3

    I am looking for some suggestions as to which kit I should get for my schwinn. I have talked to a few people who have said that the bike might not be a good fit for a motor. The bike rides really well and has a new set of tires, the breaks work just fine, and I have not had any problems with the...
  9. Baby man

    Chain loose then tight

    So i got myself a new hyper bicycle with a new 66/80cc motor. After awhile of riding I felt that my chain had fully stretched so i tried to tighten it up again. While tightening I found that the slack of the chain would change to loose and then tight when I would spin the wheel so I figured...
  10. L

    Need help

    Hi guys my name is Luca and I was wondering what kit I should get for the 66cc 2 stroke engine kit. I live in canada Also there are so many kits like I am truly confused on which one to buy any suggestions. My budget is about 200 cad or 160 us on the kit. Also which bike should I get I don't...
  11. D

    first time builder

    hey everyone. just joined to seek the wealth of your experience. building my first motorized bike out of a 2013 felt MP and needed help with if a flying horse 66cc's chain will clear the 2.125 wheels. now to find a related thread to post my questions. searched all over and have learned a lot but...
  12. Z

    Bike skidding when starting

    I am new to motorized bicycle building. I just put together my first one and got it running last Friday or Saturday. Everything seems to be going fine with it except that it has started skidding when I release the clutch to start it. When the bike slows just a bit it turns over and starts. If...
  13. S

    Curb jumping? Can it hold up?

    I just ordered a grubee skyhawk 2012 GT5 66cc slant head kit from kingsmotorbikes.com and I plan to mount it on my roadmaster bike. I know I probably won't be biking on the sidewalks much if any after its mounted and running, but I tend to jump off curbs and small ledges less than a foot high...
  14. P

    Help a noob...which bike?

    Hey guys I am new to all these motor bikes and I am planing on buying a kit to start one. I have an eye on a 80cc motor bike kit, and I wanted to know which bike would be best. I am focused on speed een though here in Puerto Rico there are a couple of hills, but I live in a relatively flat area...