which bike to use?

Discussion in 'Motorized Bicycle General Discussion' started by Sleazy Santa, Apr 17, 2010.

  1. Sleazy Santa

    Sleazy Santa New Member

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    I've got three possible frame for making me motorbike from outta..
    aluminum Iron horse Maverick 2006 or 7 mountainbike
    aluminum GT Avalanche 2008 frame (use most parts from iron horse)
    probably steel Diomondback 2005-7 28"wheels hybrid

    wondering which'd be best for me to attach an engine to. I'm going cross country this summer on one.. just not sure which.
    thanks yall
     
  2. leftywoody

    leftywoody New Member

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    My personal opinion is to use a steel frame only . I tried alum. and it is too fragile .Strong frames are a must .
     
  3. stuartracing

    stuartracing New Member

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    I did a Trek on my last one and it was ok, bent the rear axle somehow...Now I bought a cheap beach cruise of Craigs list and it`s doing pretty good for a el cheapo bike.....I see no difference from the $300 TREK to the $50 BC. I did weld in some bracing though in the rear by the axle and a tube going from the upper tube going from the neck to the seat post to the down tube up on the steering neck....Just to be safe....
     

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