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  1. Criminal Lawyer

    Criminal Lawyer New Member

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    Hello All,
    I just built my first motorized bike two Fridays ago (with the help of a friend). I am not mechanically inclined and needed some help. This site has been quite helpful so far and I have already impressed myself with some of the things I have done, such as fixing the float in the carb (which may be nothing for many of you, but a first for me). So, wanted to say thanks to you folks who help us newbies. I'm sure I'll have questions as I continue to challenge myself with my new hobby.
     
  2. paul

    paul Active Member

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    i am with you. took me forever to build my first motorized bicycle. each little acomplishment for me was a big acomplishment because i am about as dumb as a rock when it comes to motors but i am learning. glad to have you with us and hope you enjoy the site as much as we do
     
  3. silverbear

    silverbear The Boy Who Never Grew Up

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    Welcome to the forum. Th shocker is when one day you find yourself explaining to a newbie how to fix the float in his carburetor and it dawns on you just how far along you've come. This is a great place to learn and then share what you've learned.
    SB
     
  4. GearNut

    GearNut Active Member

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    Welcome to the forum!
    Congratulations on your first diagnosis and repair!
    Isn't it a nice feeling to sit back and think "I fixed it all by my self."?
    These engines require frequent yet simple maintenance to afford a long life (2000+ miles or so) and few(ish) breakdowns.
    Your fun has just begun! :D
     
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  5. wheelbender6

    wheelbender6 Active Member

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    Welcome to the forum. These bikes are great for learning and teaching some mechanical basics and engine tuning.
     
  6. scotto-

    scotto- Custom 4-Stroke Bike Builder

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    A warm welcome again! Let me just say that you started out with a trouble free engine so too speak. I'm more than confident you'll get many 1,000's of miles on that little 4-stroke. Enjoy the ride and share your expirience here....cheers!
     
  7. corgi1

    corgi1 New Member

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    His is a 4 stroke???/
     
  8. scotto-

    scotto- Custom 4-Stroke Bike Builder

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    In a word.....yup.
     

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