Hey motoredbikes memborinos!

Discussion in 'Introduce Yourself' started by funkylizard, Nov 29, 2007.

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  1. funkylizard

    funkylizard Guest

    I have always liked the lack of traffic a bike offers and the ease of use of an engine, so putting the two together always seemed like a cool idea. After getting the cops called on me and a conversation between them and my mom, my go kart is out of service. I'm toying with ideas of building a BA trike w/ the 5hp motor that is just standing around now, bc i think its a little to big and bulky to balance on a bike. (Lotta "B" 's in that sentence) So basically I wanted to say hi and this looks like a really interesting site. Peace oot. :arrow:

  2. mickey

    mickey Guest

    Welcome. 5 hp makes a bicycle a motorcycle in most places.
  3. azbill

    azbill Active Member

    welcome to MBc ! :D
    mickey's right... 5hp makes it a motorcycle just about anywhere :(
  4. gottmoore

    gottmoore Guest

    HEy dude,

    Food for thought-

    before you build, read local laws- you may not get any further than the kart. 5/0 may may not like you having a moto on the streets under 16

    the 5 HP is too big for a starter. See if Mom or you can spring for a China 48 for a frame mount OR a weed wacker powerplant worked up to fit a bike rack.

    Keep it simple, and have fun
  5. dbigkahunna

    dbigkahunna Guest

    Which ever way ya go, welcome to MBc from the Giant Side of Texas!
  6. drimpact

    drimpact Member

    Welcome to MBc
  7. locoWelder

    locoWelder Guest

    Welcome to MBc.;)