Gigabyke Tire and Tube Replacement

If you’ve just received your Gigabyke and the tires are flat, it is likely do to the tires being intentionally deflated for shipping purposes, and not a defect of the inner tube or tire. This can be fixed by inflating the inner tube. Locate the valve that protrudes out from the rim, and with a … Read more

Micargi Cyclone – 48V Electric, Fat Tire, Beach Cruiser

The Micargi Cyclone is a 500w, fat tire, electrick bike, made in the style of a beach cruiser. The bike runs off a Bafang engine, which provides 5-levels of pedal assist. A 48v, Panasonic, lithium battery power the motor, LCD screen and electric controls. To handle the increased speeds, the Cyclone comes standard with front … Read more

Dual Chain Transmissions Vs. Single Chain Transmissions: Do You Know What’s Driving Your 4-Stroke?

It seems like 4-stroke bike engines transmissions are ever-changing- you never know what style of transmission you’re going to get. Grubee’s, for example, used to come with figure-8-shaped transmissions that required oil, then they changed it to a transmission that only requires a bit of grease. These days most 49cc 4-stroke bicycle engine kits come with … Read more

High Performance Parts: What’s Best for Your Engine?

Performance parts: they make your motorized bike run smoother and faster. Who doesn’t love the roar of a long shot muffler, or the speed you get from a CNS carburetor? The only draw back to upgrading your engine is that like all motors with performance parts, the more parts you want the more parts you … Read more

Friction Drive vs. Standard Drive: What Works Best For You?

We often hear people ask, “What’s the difference between a regular bike engine kit and a friction drive engine? And how will I know what’s going to work for me?” To answer that question there are a few things to consider: the mounting, sizing, and running of these engines. Through building and running each style, here’s what we’ve … Read more

Friction Drive Engines: The Easiest Motors You’ll Ride

Friction drive bicycle engine kits are the easiest engine kits to run and install. Unlike standard “dry clutch” bike engines that mount in the center of your bike and into the wheel, “friction drive” engines simply mount over your rear tire and start as soon as you pull the pull-start rope. People choose friction drive … Read more

You Don’t Want to Build a Motorized Chopper Bike… Until Now

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Chopper bikes a quite a sight to behold! Stretched frames, big tires, big bars- nothing looks more fierce than a motorized chopper. But building one is not as simple as putting an engine kit on a standard cruiser. Although there are many similarities, there are some considerations you will want to keep in mind when motorizing chopper bike.

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