Another Ancient Hippy

Discussion in 'Introduce Yourself' started by Shameless54, Sep 11, 2010.

  1. Shameless54

    Shameless54 New Member

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    But, my long hair never quite covered up my Redneck! My other major hobby is Cowboy Action Shooting! Real 1900's guns shooting steel reactionary targets.

    I have had motorcycles since I was 14 and got straight B's on my report card. My Dad sprang for half I earned the other half of the money selling cokes in the Cotton Bowl when the Cowboys and the Texans played there.

    I went through a Dirt Bike stage in my late 20's I had a Yamaha DT1 then I got serious and had a 250 Can Am TNT. My buddies had Bultacos, Pentons, etc. etc.

    I have gotten a little long in the tooth and don't bounce so good so making a two stroke bikes for less than $300 intrigues me.

    I have a Schwinn Badlands mountain bike my neighbor left behind. It's gonna look cool with a black engine. I have already found a black expansion chamber!

    Can ya still change gears without doin' the jackshaft thang?

    More later,

    Shameless .wee.
     
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    kipharley New Member

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    Welcome,Shameless.Just be warned,This motorized bicycle thing can be addictive.I only intended on building one.Sold that one and I've built 19 since and I've only been at it a little over a year! Keep us posted on your build.If you need any help just holler.Kip.
     
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    Shameless54 New Member

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    Oh wow, 19! Can you shift gears on your mountain bike after installing the motor? Are jackshafts necessary? or a helpful addition?

    Shameless
     
  4. wheelbender6

    wheelbender6 Active Member

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    Welcome to the forum. I rode dual purpose motorcycles when I was young too. I heal too slow to do that now.
     
  5. tim turbo

    tim turbo Member

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    Hi Shameless 54, yes you need a jackshaft kit to shift gears, because the motor dirve is on the opposite side of the pedal drive .
     
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    Welcome from Doc Hollybolm and Southern sass.We play cowboy too.
     
  8. Shameless54

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    I am the infamous Shameless Womanizer, Doc. I live in Lewisville. A suburb of Dallas. Where u be.

    Shameless
     
  9. silverbear

    silverbear The Boy Who Never Grew Up

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    As for playin' cowboy, I'd rather be the Indian. The shift kit deal you need is from Sick Bike Parts. It allows you to use your mountain bike gears through a jack shaft and everybody says its the cat's meow. Welcome to the forum.
    SB
     

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