Rear Wheel Not Spinning

Discussion in '2-Stroke Engines' started by Jason L., Mar 21, 2013.

  1. Jason L.

    Jason L. New Member

    I'm facing an issue with a recently built motorized bike. This is my first built so I'm taking my time making sure every last detail is correct. But after I thought I was finally finished, the rear wheel will not spin. I cannot pedal the bike or roll it. I've checked and there is nothing rubbing, what should I do?

  2. wheelbender6

    wheelbender6 Well-Known Member

    Is it possible that your clutch has not released? I'm assuming you have a China girl 2 stroke mounted in the frame. Try pushing the clutch lever on the engine by hand and see if it frees your rear wheel.
  3. Jason L.

    Jason L. New Member

    Clutch did nothing. I had to remove the chain (the one for the motor) to get it cut last night and the bike rolled and the wheel moved, but with the chain back on it still will not move. Now with it back on I cannot pedal or move the rear wheel (clutch in or out).

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  4. crassius

    crassius Well-Known Member

    take out the spark plug and see if it moves then

    if so, you aren't getting proper clutch action
  5. Jason L.

    Jason L. New Member

    spark plug is out and it moves..what does that mean? :(
  6. relaxxx

    relaxxx Member

    Your clutch is engaged. You're cable is not adjusted properly, it is too loose. Push the clutch leaver in HARD toward the center of the motor, you will feel it release, this is where you cable needs to get to.
    Last edited: Mar 24, 2013