Bicycle Type

Discussion in 'Motorized Bicycle General Discussion' started by recon.soldier, Nov 22, 2012.

  1. recon.soldier

    recon.soldier New Member

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    i just bought (2) 2012 Skyhawk GT5 66/80cc angle fire slant motor kits, one for myself and my mom, both standard finish with one universal motor mount just incase.

    I'v ehad my eyes on buying the Kent La Jolla 26" Cruiser (black with orange wall tires) that will look and ride smooth. Any suggestions on other bikes under 150 that will do me justice?dance1
     
  2. wheelbender6

    wheelbender6 Active Member

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    The La Jolla has a very small front triangle, requiring the use of an offset intake manifold or other space maker. Conventional steel beach cruisers work well. Steel mountain bikes work good if the top tube doesn't slope a lot towards the rear. Enjoy your builds.
     
  3. JonnyR

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    in that price range you best bet is looking at crags list for a used cruiser like a schwinn with dual brakes (gears dont hurt) two brakes are a good to have on a bike capable of 30+ MPH if it needs to be a new bike look at the huffy cranbrook its a good solid starting point.
     
  4. maniac57

    maniac57 Old, Fat, and still faster than you

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    The Roadmaster Mountain Storm is a good example of this. It will take an engine, but the stock air cleaner won't work. Great value for the price though...
     
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  6. recon.soldier

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    that Schwinn clairmont does look pretty sweet and thanks for the heads on the jolla having to short of a triangle. when my 2 kits comes in ill make sure to post pics of the finished build
     

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