Has anyone tried putting pedals on a dirt bike to turn it into a moped?

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  1. Transportation

    Transportation New Member

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    These look like they'll be perfect for 15~18mph cruising on bicycle lanes only if they had pedals.

    These have all the safety features of a motorcycles such as disc brakes and dual suspensions only cost $300

    How hard would it be to install a bicycle sprocket on the left side of the rear wheel and install a crank on the frame?
     

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  2. Dan

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    I like your thunkin'!

    Lookin close, looks like the gearbox might be whats some times called a "hoot" And they ain't, lol.

    Might could bolt on the sprocket. The BB, personally, I would weld but would be one of those depending on tools, etc. And if it's a hoot box, ya might have to immediately replace. Hard, not seeing left side clearances.

    But definitely doable.
     
  3. Tony01

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    Put a moped rear hub on a dt250 with pedals. Gonna be quick!
     
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    Great thought, Tony! Easy Peasey!
     
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    I was more concerned with adding pedals and crank. Would it require a lot of welding?
     
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    Here's the left side picture of the bike. Does it look like a hoot box?
     

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    I dunno. It's $300 Lily dirt bike so I wouldn't expect to good of any thing. Some thing like a bb and that kind of stress. Would be best to have a pro weld it. Or.

    Could see if there are holes or drill so you could bolt or u-bolt one on.

    Almost any thing can be done!

    That is gonna look funnkywith pedals!
     

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