Greetings From Philadelphia

Discussion in 'Introduce Yourself' started by pedalpunk57, Apr 29, 2012.

  1. pedalpunk57

    pedalpunk57 New Member

    Hi all, I'm glad to say that after a couple years visiting this website, I am FINALLY getting around to posting my first message. I just want to say I'm glad to be here amongst the multitudes of motorized bike fanatics and I hope to be able to make some friends here. Anyway,thanks for having me here.

  2. professor

    professor Active Member

    Hi PP, welcome to Motoredbikes!
  3. pedalpunk57

    pedalpunk57 New Member

    Thanks, it's great to be here. :helmet:
  4. Lunardog

    Lunardog Member

    Welcome to the forum. Wilkes Barre area here.
  5. LR Jerry

    LR Jerry Well-Known Member

    Here are important questions to consider when building or buying for yourself or others:

    1) What is the predominant riding terrain?
    (Level ground, hills, asphalt or dirt etc...)

    2) What type of physique does the primary rider have?
    (Large, small, short, tall or health issues etc...)

    3) What will the rider's local laws allow and require them to have?
    (Lookup and personally read these laws.)

    4) What kind of bike is being motorized?
    (Mountain, road, whizzer or recumbent etc...)

    5) What is the bike to be used for?
    (Shows, long trips, around town, off road or racing etc...)

    6) How much of a budget is to be used for the build or buy?
    (All at the start or as you can afford projects etc...)

    Seek the answers to these questions in order to get the most out of the bike you're building or buying. We're here to help with any questions you may have. The purpose of the "Questions to Consider" is not to overwhelm or confuse you. Rather help you focus in on what will work best for you and help you develop a building and/or buying philosophy. This site has lots of people who can help you but the only way they can is by asking questions. Any one of the questions to consider somebody here can help you with.

    A fool never learns from their mistakes.

    A smart person learns from their mistakes.

    A wise person learns from the mistakes of others.

    Good luck with your build or buy.

    "I became rich by hiring people smarter than me". Andrew Carnegie
  6. pedalpunk57

    pedalpunk57 New Member

    Thanks. Sorry if I'm a bit late responding. How's the MB crowd in Wilkes Barre?
  7. pedalpunk57

    pedalpunk57 New Member

    Thanks Jerry. Those are important things to consider.
  8. yimmie

    yimmie Member

    welcome to another pa rider, Posting from lehigh valley , PA