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Discussion in 'Motorized Bicycle General Discussion' started by weekend-fun, Jul 11, 2009.

  1. weekend-fun

    weekend-fun New Member

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    hey,
    I was looking at Missouri Laws and found out that you need a driver's License to ride a mb. Since i am only 10, i cannot ride a mb in the state. I could do it and not ride in heavy populated areas, but i am in one off the safest citys in Missouri. The cops would stop me and inspect it, or someone will complain i am disturbing the Peace. So i am going to suspend my project until further referance. I might still visit the site, but a cannot ride. I realy really stinks :(
    Sam
     
  2. CalgarysFool

    CalgarysFool New Member

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    Yo, Sam,

    You might consider an electric. The motor goes in an oversized wheel hub, usually on the front wheel, but I've seen some on the rear wheel.

    These run silent and are very inconspicuous. I'd be surprised if anyone took notice. Especially if you further disguised things by putting saddlebags (paniers) on the back to better conceal the hub and totally conceal the batteries.

    Good luck.
     
  3. weekend-fun

    weekend-fun New Member

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    hmmm, that might be a option. Thanks.
     
  4. Dave31

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    Man that sucks Sam :(

    I applaud you for not wanting to break the law, but whats this... "I might still visit the site"?

    Just think what you can do when you get your license by sticking around. Hanging out on this forum you will learn and see so much. I think you should stick around, that way you can build the baddest motorized bicycle with all the knowledge you will gain here at motorbicycling.com

    .wee.
     
  5. Pappy

    Pappy New Member

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    I have to agree with fairracing, besides you can still build, you just can't ride on public streets.

    Just think, by the time your old enough to get your license, you'll have a garage full of motorized bicycles, you can also be the first 10yr old with a MB Shop dance1
     
  6. 2door

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    Sam isn't going anywhere. He's addicted and you know how junkies are. They say they're going to quit but before you know it, they're right back to the drugs,,,er, bikes, again.
    Hang in there Sam. Take fairracing's advice. Stick around and pick up all the good advice there is to offer here. Someday very soon you'll use it and build a world shaker that we'll all admire.
    Tom
     
  7. TerrontheSnake

    TerrontheSnake New Member

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    No, I didn't leave neither can you!!! Lets all try to fight with the correct means and try get it legit, petition your towns authorities. It's not just MB's everyone needs to see whats up
    petions only do so much though, you must exhuast the resource first before steppiung up!
     
  8. weekend-fun

    weekend-fun New Member

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    Thanks! Yes i will. and By the way, my mb shop is a old garage and a 8foot shelf of tools and toolboxes. I will stay on and learn, and maybe i will check out the police station were i live. Isn't a pocket bike consider a motor assited bike? i dont think so, but in Missouri i think they consider it a moped, and you need a license to get one. But i see 9yr and 13yr old people riding them, right in front of the cops! and the cops just drive away ( they could just have missed them, some of the officer aren't that aware, and i know that by experiance). But im am going to do more research, and maybe i will find that the law has some kink that only non-peadal machines apply for the law. Oh well at least i will try :). Thanks for all the support!
    Sam
     
  9. MelMartinez

    MelMartinez Dealer in Mexico

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    Sam, another option is to move down to Mexico, build and ride as many MB you want LEGALLY, and forget about bureaucracy and miss leading laws and regulations. Enjoy freedom !!!

    I wish for you the best luck in everything you do in life, and keep in touch with us.

    See You in the Road !!!
     
  10. Bikeguy Joe

    Bikeguy Joe Godfather of Motorized Bicycles

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    You're 10?!?

    Pocket bikes are not motorized bicycles. If kids are riding them with no problems from the law, then you could safely ride a motor assisted bicycle.
     
  11. weekend-fun

    weekend-fun New Member

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    yes i am 10 almost 11 and i see your point. So i think i will get a kit thanks a lot guys
     
  12. TerrontheSnake

    TerrontheSnake New Member

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    Mel where in Mexico are you?
     
  13. weekend-fun

    weekend-fun New Member

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    GOODNEWS!!
    I went to the police station and found out that a motor bike under 50cc is okay . Since i am only 10, it will do me fine until i get my license. well,when i become 13 14 it will slow down. But a 48cc is better than none. I JUST orderd a 48cc kit off ebay, and it will be here soon. I am going to the home run derby so wont be back till late. I will keep you posted on the project
    WEEKEND-FUN IS BACK IN THE GAME!! :)usflg.trk
     
  14. Bikedad1

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    I think you should just build it and be careful where you ride it. I was 9 years old and built a mini bike and me and my brother rode it everywhere........LOL. I have two sons one is 13 and one is 15 and they both ride mb's around and havent had any problems yet.

    .sno.
     
  15. radrob

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    right on !! Let the fun begin.
    Im addicted. just bought my 3rd kit.

    have you pickes a bike to put the kit on?
    r.ly.
     
  16. weekend-fun

    weekend-fun New Member

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    I occ stingray.I know it will need coustom mounts for the motor, but i think i got it.
     
  17. weekend-fun

    weekend-fun New Member

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    I orderd to the kit and it is a 49cc kit that looks good
     
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    Hey, I got a motor kit I bought on eBay on the way too ! I was dreaming about it last night !

    When it comes to motorbikes and motors I am 10 too ! .wee.
     
  19. old motorbike

    old motorbike New Member

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    Good news, week-end fun, when in doubt, ask. I've always wanted a mb since about your age, but never did until 62. Listen to the members here and enjoy the ride....and keep coming back.
     
  20. weekend-fun

    weekend-fun New Member

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    :) Thanks for the advice :)
     

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