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Old June 3rd, 2009, 10:06 PM   #1
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Cruises along at around 25-30 with my fat ass on it.

Kit is from these guys, http://www.bikemotor.com/ but I picked it up already together and much cheaper.

Anybody else ever mess with one of these bike motors? I had a chain driven one before but this is the first friction drive I've had. LOL its basically a weed eater motor.
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Old June 3rd, 2009, 10:30 PM   #2
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I remember you telling me that your dad plays around with those. I've been thinking about getting one myself.
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He's got 2 chain driven ones that he's going to get rid of soon. He just picked up a 62 beetle for the commute back and forth to work.
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So, which is your preference. Chain or Friction drive? I'd get one, but don't want to mess with a chain.
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Not sure yet. The only downfall I can see so far with the friction is getting the tire wet sucks lol. I believe that they make different rollers though that give wet weather grip.

For example I rode thru the yard the other day and it was wet with dew and stopped the drive from working.
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