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  1. dBoddah

    dBoddah New Member

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    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 i still have many questions. glad to have found this forum.
     
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    Welcome to the club! In my humble opinion, THE best resource to be found for knowledge of motorized bicycles of any sort. Lots of great people here.

    Depends on the frame, and motor mounts really. I used the same engine on an OCC bike with a huge back tire. It cleared fine, but the motor mount had to be built with that in mind.
     
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  3. dBoddah

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    thanks for the welcome and the insight
     
  4. Lightning Boy

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    You're welcome. We were all newbies once. :) Keep us up to speed on the development of the ride, and check the search function if you get lost. If you can't find what you need there, just ask. The more knowledgable folks will usually check in on your progress and lend a tip.

    r.ly.
     
  5. dBoddah

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    very good stuff and will do!
     
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    Welcome to the forum. In general, a 26x2 is the fattest tire you can run without chain interference unless you offset mount the engine. You could replace the rear tire with a 26x2 and keep the original back tire for a spare front tire.
     
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    yeah, it seems like a popular build. searching and reading all those is what lead me to join the forum. very thankful for the insights already. will be doing more research as the build progresses and this is the best place i've found to do that. thanks all





     

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