Hi from Wichita, KS! (Bike pics included)

Discussion in 'Introduce Yourself' started by terryks, Jun 19, 2008.

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  1. terryks

    terryks Guest

    Hi everyone!

    I am a newbie to the motorized bicycle world. I have already learned alot from this great site. I have had a love for bicycles (well, anything on wheels for that matter) for about 20 years.

    I was recently presented the opportunity to purchase a motorized bicycle and I did. You may recognize this bicycle, it has been discussed on this site in the past. We'll call it "Evans II".

    As you probably already know this bike is equipped with the following:
    Honda GXH50 4 stroke engine.
    Grubee gearbox
    Custom built frame
    Sturmey Archer drum front brake
    Brooks saddle
    etc, etc, etc.

    I can't say enough about how much enjoyment I get from riding this bike. It's an absolute joy. Also I can't thank RATRODER enough for the fantastic build he did on it.

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  2. jared3377

    jared3377 Member

    WOW! All I can say is: NICE BIKE, MAN! :grin:
  3. darwin

    darwin Well-Known Member

    cooooool. A grubee gearbox fits a honda gx50 like that. It looks like a honda oem setup. Thats the best mab drive train Ive seen so far. Is a centrifigal clutch inside of that transfer case? Can the chain run vertically from that case?
    Last edited: Jun 20, 2008

    RATRODER Guest

    Welcome Terry,and thank you for your kind words,louis
  5. terryks

    terryks Guest

    Yes, centrifigal clutch is inside the case. The chain gear exits the back side rear of the case. It seems you may very well be able to run the chain vertically.
  6. terryks

    terryks Guest

    Thank You sir!
  7. terryks

    terryks Guest

    Glad to be here!
  8. srdavo

    srdavo Active Member

  9. terryks

    terryks Guest

    I will do that, Thanks!

    Pittsburg huh? My dad is from there. I go there quite frequently.
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  10. srdavo

    srdavo Active Member

    small world, bro...... Jack is my neighbor. I can see the "Little Car Lot" sign from my house.
    haha...ya know, the other day he told me, "somebody" bought a motored bike, from someone in Arkansas. I wondered..Louis came to mind!...hahaha
  11. terryks

    terryks Guest

    PM sent