No knowledge, but that doesn't stop me.

Discussion in 'Introduce Yourself' started by Grighton, Aug 19, 2010.

  1. Grighton

    Grighton New Member

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    Well, hello everyone! New member here, and I know next to nothing. As soon as I saw a video, I knew I had to have one for a cheap, legal way to school and to friend's houses. Here comes the problem: I'm 14, and in Ohio. So with Ohio's bass ackward moped laws, I'm not in a good spot. I can't think of any exploitable laws or loopholes, but I DO live out in the country, in a small, SMALL town, so I think the only way would be to either A) hope I don't get pulled over, B) convince police to let me pass, which will NOT happen, or C) play the part of the dumb teenager and act like I didn't know they were illegal. I can't register my hypothetical MAB, since it's not on the list of approved mopeds. I'll probably just hope I don't get pulled over and stick to the country roads. Anyways, glad I found this website, and I hope to get along with everyone here.
     
  2. azbill

    azbill Active Member

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    welcome to the forum :)
    ride following the rules of the road, wear a helmet, don't be crazy on your bike...
    that will help if/when they ever stop you ;)
     
  3. Grighton

    Grighton New Member

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    Geez, I do that already without a motor!
     
  4. camlifter

    camlifter Active Member

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    hi. another ohio'n here. if you buy a wildfire bike they are on the ohio list, they can be had for cheap used or under 500 new, you can always mod it to your liking and not have much more in it than it cost to build your own. and if you keep the paper work from it you could use it for any future builds. plus they have shock forks and disc brakes. at 14 in ohio you will need to get a motor bicycle or moped drivers license
     
  5. Grighton

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    There lies the problem. I'd have to register it, and pay insurance, all on a very very limited budget. I don't want to pay that much for something that wouldn't get THAT much use.
     
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    Wait, if someone else puts a motor on a bike frame it's ok but if you do it isn't?
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    That is messed up.
     

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