New to motorized bicycles

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  1. loungelizard

    loungelizard New Member

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    Hi All

    I live in the Portland, Oregon. I have on occasion seen a few motorized

    bikes here. What I really would like to know is if the gas powered engine

    ones(non frame mounted--Honda, Robin,and Titan) can still function

    in the rain.? We sometimes get rain that actually falls hard. Sometimes

    comming down at angles(wind aided).

    I don't intend to ride it real fast in the rain.

    Thanks

    Clarence
     
  2. Saddletramp1200

    Saddletramp1200 Custom MB Buiilder

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    Welcome to the forum! I would think so, rain is not a large problem with these engines. Ask thatsdax.com, really good folks, and my friends. (c)
     
  3. stude13

    stude13 New Member

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    welcome lizard; all will run in the rain, use a silicone spray on electrics and carry a can of wd40 in drink holder.
     
  4. Saddletramp1200

    Saddletramp1200 Custom MB Buiilder

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    Ha, ha, ha... Yep, stude is right, We have been there. Get going so fast and ride the Storm Out rotfl Plumbers putty surronding your plug, Yoda will tell you the rest.
     
  5. Bikeguy Joe

    Bikeguy Joe Godfather of Motorized Bicycles

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    There is some stuff called "Stuph" available at your local hobby shop- look in the R/C boat section. Makes electronics waterproof.

    Engines themselves usually have no problems, but the plug wire/magneto/cdi/ect. could use a dose.
     
  6. Dave31

    Dave31 Moderator
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    Hello Clarence, Welcome to the forum glad you joined us :)
     

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