Commuting in West Virginia

Discussion in 'Travelling, Commuting & Safety' started by spetsnazbear, May 10, 2011.

  1. spetsnazbear

    spetsnazbear New Member

    Well I am looking to buy a engine. I will be commuting around my town in Wv. The problem is I live up on a mountain; it is kinda steep in some places but i think that a 50cc engine should be able to handle it. Anything I should know before getting this engine? And are any of you common to steep commutes or are from the same state?:D

  2. wheelbender6

    wheelbender6 Well-Known Member

    Adding a shift/jackshaft kit may help more than engine choice. It routes the engine power thru your pedal chain so you can change gears for climbing and top speed.
  3. olow

    olow Member

    wise choice wheelbendere
  4. spetsnazbear

    spetsnazbear New Member

    Would that still constitute an automatic? Because law here is pretty lenient except for ccs and speed. Also if i did could they even notice?
  5. Wheres my dog

    Wheres my dog New Member

    Gearing is way more important then engine choice in steep hill climbs!
  6. wbuttry

    wbuttry Member

    either that or just get a 56 tooth sprocket surely that will get you up almost any hill you wont move very fast but it should climb like a monkey