Hey all from Northern California!

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  1. benuntu

    benuntu New Member

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    Greetings! I'm looking into getting a MB, but I'm not sure if I want to get a DIY kit or one from SpookyTooth cycles. I really like the style and reviews of the SpookyTooth, but I'm also a fair hand with a wrench and like the DIY approach. Any advice you have for me would be greatly appreciated!
     
  2. NunyaBidness

    NunyaBidness Active Member

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    hey benuntu
    the best advice I can give, is to read read read and then read some more
    welcome to the best motor bike forums on the net
    and happy motoring
     
  3. D.J.

    D.J. Member

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    Greetings benuntu

    To build or not to build . If you have even basic wrenching skills you should probably build your own , using our help . You will get to know your machine and have the satisfaction of building it yourself . You might save Spookytooth for your second bike for the spouse or best friend . I have three motor kits . one is still in the box waiting for inspiration and opportunity . If you don't like what you build you can move the motor to a different bike and try again . If you have the itch and want to ride right away go with the bike you like from Spookytooth . Either way you won't loose , you'll be smiling . .... D.J.
     
  4. Dave31

    Dave31 Moderator
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    Welcome Benuntu to the forum, glad you joined :D Well, I think DJ said it perfectly ;)

    :ride2:
     
  5. deacon

    deacon minor bike philosopher

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    welcome and if you build and have any question, ask them here don't guess. People here like to help.
     
  6. NunyaBidness

    NunyaBidness Active Member

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    and that deacon character, I reckon he might know a few things about building a 'home brew' type bike:ride2:
     
  7. Ilikeabikea

    Ilikeabikea Moderator
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    Welcome to the forum. Glad you joined us. If you choose to build a motorized bicycle don't be afraid to ask questions. Everyone here likes to help.......................
     
  8. benuntu

    benuntu New Member

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    Thanks all for the warm welcome! I think I will go the route of building my own...I do like to tinker. What would you all recommend for an engine kit? I've seen them on eBay, and on several websites...but is there a certain brand to look for. And on the other side of the coin, what should I watch out for?

    Thanks again!
     

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