I purchased a R/S 35 from golden eagle last year, (nice people). Not legal to use it here, but who cares. I leave for work at five in the morning, and there are not many people out at that time anyway.On the way home, i just remove the belt, strap it to the frame, and put a plastic bag over the motor.I am curious to see how this thing works this winter with my spiked tires.Loads of ice and snow here during the winter. This is a great forum, with lots of usefull information. Im glad i found it.