me and ole #42


minor bike philosopher
Jan 15, 2008
north carolina
It's a 42cc friction drive chainsaw bike. It was built on a full suspension frame with a backward lifting engine as a gravity clutch. The gas tank is a canteen two quarts and plastic. 20" rear coaster brake wheel, and 26" front wheel all on a 24" frame.

Top end on the flat must be about thirty cause I can almost run with the traffic and I can run with it going downhill slightly. of course it terrifies me to do that. It is the bike that I use to run errands it replaces the china kit bike I used to use for that purpose.

to give you some idea of the scale of the bike...

It's easy for a fat old man to mount and dismount... easy to pedal assist when starting.... It's also much lighter than the china bike kit. Quieter as well no chain noise.
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