Would this bike be a good 'motor-bike"?

Discussion in 'Frame Mounted Engines' started by Rapidrob, Jul 20, 2012.

  1. Rapidrob

    Rapidrob Member

    Would this bike be a good candidate to have a motor installed onto it? I strung in a 7-speed rear hub.Your input is appreciated.

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  2. Greg58

    Greg58 Member

    That's a good looking bike, it should make a nice Mb. Read the sticky about fenders.
     
  3. wheelbender6

    wheelbender6 Well-Known Member

    The nexus rear hub is great, but I don't think you can attach a motor sprocker on it. Plan on using a jackshaft/shift kit that powers your pedal sprocket.
     
  4. Greg58

    Greg58 Member

    Good call on the rear wheel, maybe he could use a sprocket adapter. Or he can use a single speed wheel and use the rag joint.
     
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