Newb from pa

Discussion in 'Introduce Yourself' started by caddymankc, Dec 30, 2007.

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  1. caddymankc

    caddymankc Guest

    Ive been into bikes for a while but im plaining on building a motorized bike, i have an old shwinn road bike that i think is bigger than a 21 inch frame, i have a 5 horse briggs side shaft engine to put in, sorry about asking a question when intoducing myself but is there a clutch that will work with a mtb chain and the 5 horse?This bikes gonna be a beast when im done with it.:cool:

  2. mickey

    mickey Guest

    Welcome. 5hp will probably make your bike a moped, with the attendant legal issues.
  3. caddymankc

    caddymankc Guest

    Im gonna stay on the backroads and up in the mountains, cops wont bother me there.
  4. azbill

    azbill Active Member

    welcome to MBc ! :D
  5. Abeagle

    Abeagle Guest

    Welcome to MBc. :cool:
  6. Alaskavan

    Alaskavan Guest

    Welcome to MBc. My 1st guess is that you're talking about using the engine to drive the MTB gears. My second guess is that the Briggs will eat the derailer, chain, and probably the gears.
  7. gone_fishin

    gone_fishin Guest

    you'll find a decent amount of that kind of discussion in "wild in the streets" and a decent crowd always ready for more of it, cya there :)

    welcome to MBc :cool:
  8. dbigkahunna

    dbigkahunna Guest

    Welcome to MBc from the Giant Side of Texas!
  9. Welcome :grin: