Can you put an engine on a mountain bike?

Discussion in 'Motorized Mountain Bikes and Road Bikes' started by Edge Vegg, Nov 1, 2010.

  1. Edge Vegg

    Edge Vegg New Member

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    alot of them seem to be coaster brakes etc... but i have a diamondback outlook in the garage (mountain bike lots of gears and regular brakes not disc) is there anything id be screwing myself on or can i buy an engine and go to town on it? thank you very much ive been reading a ton and cant get this answered..bf.
     
  2. Pablo

    Pablo Master Bike Builder & Forum Sponsor

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    Most older mountain bikes are the easiest.
     
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    scotto- Custom 4-Stroke Bike Builder

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    If a Harbor Freight 79cc motor can be set-up on an old Trek 800, I believe the answer is YES to your question. Even easier installing a 2-stroke on one.

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