where can i get a motor under 200 watts??

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  1. 4wdingman

    4wdingman New Member

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    Well i live in australia and can not ride my old china girl anymore so need to get a pedal a ASSISTED motor under 200watts for my bike??

    Any idea's would a weed wacker be under 200watts
     
  2. Dave31

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    What did they do? Ban motorized bikes in Australia now?
     
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    1 Horse Power = 746 Watts

    200 Watts = just over 1/4 HP

    Whoever decided upon a maximum of 200 Watts must really dislike motorbikes.

    I would think 1KW or 1-1/3 HP would be a more reasonable limit.

    All but the tiniest hobby engines are rated for more than 1/4 HP.

    You would need something like an early 1900's thumper to be in compliance, and they were too heavy to work in a bike.

    I feel your pain...I don't think you're going to be able to find an engine. You'll have to go with a motor and a battery. 200 Watts should produce somewhere between 8-12 MPH

    Jim
     
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    hey mate. i dont think a petrol motor producing under 200w would do anything. ur best best to stay legal is go electric. my mates got a 200W electric bike and it goes bout 20km on the flat with no wind. its alright uphills but needs a lil help.
    the onlything i dislike bout electric is having to charge it.
     
  5. KDC1956

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    Thats not right at all if it was me I would tell him to go F him self.Then have a stun gun lay him down then
    kick his nutts in let him feel like crap but thats me.I may be a small guy but have took lots bigger men than me down to my size after you do it to them they start to understand people a little better.I done it back in school it work then and it work on my job one time too he turn out to be an ok guy after I brought him down to my size.If you don't
    do that then I would just move piss on folks like that..rd.
     
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    uh.... what?
     
  7. Creative Engineering

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    I think he was referring to the original post 4wdingman made about some jerk running him off the road.

    Jim
     
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    Oh yeah, that one.
     
  9. 4wdingman

    4wdingman New Member

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    yea cauce the cops are now telling everyone riding a china girl that they are a motorcycle becuase you can pop in the clutch and go and are not pedal ASSISTED motor under 200w only electric would fiull that spot!!
     
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    there is a site from australia rotary bikes --www.rotarybike.com it is not a rotary engine like a wankel but a rotary valve built now in china after 1950s british cyclemaster design(an in wheel engine).cargo.cargo see the moped archives
    the aus co has under 200 watts engine
     

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    this thread is old but rocksolid engines has a variety of different engines including a street legal 200w certified engine, but it is more expensive then a modded 70cc one ..., literally saying that if you wanna be street legal you pay the price,

    im in no way trying to pick on rocksolid here, in fact i am about to order a kit off them, YAY!!!!!!
     

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