NOOB ready for some action.

Discussion in 'Introduce Yourself' started by raceryan, Feb 26, 2008.

  1. raceryan

    raceryan New Member

    Hello all;

    Just a new guy that became interested in engine bikes because of instructables.com. A guy on there turned his BMX into an crudely run engine powered bike. Then I began to search all over for them and get ideas. I do ride motorcycles, but just to ride around the neighborhood, I have become more interested in riding one of these. I have seen many versions. And for any questions I guess I will just willingly ask you all the knowledge that you know.
     

  2. fetor56

    fetor56 Guest

    G'day man & welcome to MBc.
     
  3. mickey

    mickey Guest

    Welcome aboard Ryan
     
  4. dbigkahunna

    dbigkahunna Guest

    Welcome from the Giant Side of Texas!
     
  5. graucho

    graucho Active Member

    Welcome to MBc ! Home of may answers, and awaiting your ideas.
     
  6. Abeagle

    Abeagle Guest

    Welcome to Mbc. :cool:
    Lots of answers to many of the questions you might have are already here.
     
  7. azbill

    azbill Active Member

    welcome to MBc ! :D
     
  8. V 35

    V 35 Member

    I offer the following advice ... Start with a good set of Heavy Duty wheels, and a clamshell hub. As a motorcyclist, you are prone to take * suspension * for granted.

    The more wheelbase, the better. Cruiser bikes are longer than mountain bikes

    Strip off fenders, and any other not needed sheetmetal

    A child's bike crank is smaller than a 26" crank, the small crank allows lower
    engine mounting, chain guard can be mounted lower, with spacers .

    Give much thought to chain tensioner, welding engine and tank mounts is wize. Steel tubing Brazes nicely.
     
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