Hello from Idaho!

Discussion in 'Introduce Yourself' started by Cody Broken, Apr 19, 2009.

  1. Cody Broken

    Cody Broken New Member

    I have yet to order my first bike motor kit. I am excited to do so. I am thinking the Jet 80cc from King's.
     

  2. Mountainman

    Mountainman Active Member

    welcome Cody

    let us know when you are up and running -- pictures maybe ??

    ride that MB thing ((sideways))
     
  3. uncle_punk13

    uncle_punk13 Guest

    Welcome aboard, from WA state...
     
  4. Cody Broken

    Cody Broken New Member

    My engine kit came today. Won a Kingspowershop auction on ebay, instructions inside the box say Zoombicycles.

    Box was neatly packed and everything looked just like on the auction photos. I intend to put it together tomorrow, even though I have many other things I need to do.
     
  5. Cody Broken

    Cody Broken New Member

    Got some done on my bike:
    1. sprocket on wheel (7 of 9 bolts missing! If I weren't a bike mechanic and happened to have several of that exact size bolt laying about I would have been ****ed and ripped Zoombicylcles a new one.)
    2. engine mounted
    3. exhaust
    4. throttle & clutch cables and controls installed

    Fuel tank, cdi and not much more and I'll be firing it up! Hopefully tomorrow will be the big day. I'll take pics. Shoulda done so today. Too busy.
     
  6. Happy Valley

    Happy Valley Active Member

    Welcome there Cody! Take your time and enjoy the ride....and a beauty it will be in one of my favorite states, ID.
     
  7. Cody Broken

    Cody Broken New Member

    thank you HV. I have already put about 4 hours into the build. Very excited, but indeed taking my time to make sure it's good.

    Where is Pioneer Valley? Google came up Western Massachusetts. My dad's from around there, and I been there. Gorgeous country.
     
    Last edited: May 16, 2009
  8. Happy Valley

    Happy Valley Active Member

    Spot on Cody!

    Sounds like you are a couple lucky guys, you and your dad. :D
     
  9. Cody Broken

    Cody Broken New Member

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  10. Happy Valley

    Happy Valley Active Member

    Looking good Cody, you're on your way!
    But hey, take'er easy and watch that gravel.
    Remember she's just a bicycle, okay?
     
  11. Cody Broken

    Cody Broken New Member

    I realized I used the wrong wheel for the build. It was a wheel I re-dished to run as a single-speed bike (bike mechanic lingo, some may not know what I'm talking about). I think it compromised the strength of the wheel and that is why it failed.

    I am still trying to decide which way to build it back up. It is frustrating because it was so fun riding it and now I barely have time to work on it.
     
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