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Archived: Reproductions and Motorized Bicycles







MOTORIZED BICYCLES:Monark Supertwin posted by: Larry Wlos on 8/5/2004 at 9:18:48 PM
Need a ignition coil for a Power Products two cyclinder engine







MOTORIZED BICYCLES:COX BRONCO ENGINE posted by: Larry Wlos on 8/5/2004 at 9:15:39 PM
Need a Cox Bronco parts engine or Need a muffler from a Cox Bronco bike motor.







MOTORIZED BICYCLES:Vintage Mopeds posted by: David on 8/3/2004 at 11:08:23 AM
Which is the best 70-80s moped? What should I be looking for?


   RE:MOTORIZED BICYCLES:Vintage Mopeds posted by mike on 9/6/2004 at 2:40:34 AM
I have a 1975 malaguti duomatic moped and I would like to get some information about it. I have checked the internet for information but I cant seem to find any of that specific year. If you can reply as soon as possible that would be great.






MOTORIZED BICYCLES:LARAY POWER CYCLE 1947 1948 posted by: Jeff on 7/28/2004 at 12:12:46 PM
I am in process of building data base of Laray power cycle.I have items to trade with people. I would like all info possible and pictures. I have so far found 9 bikes and one NOS frame


   RE:MOTORIZED BICYCLES:LARAY POWER CYCLE 1947 1948 posted by yancy on 7/19/2006 at 12:30:35 AM
I own a laray motorbike would be glad to share information.
by: 70.97.68.40






MOTORIZED BICYCLES:LARAY POWER CYCLE 1947 1948 posted by: Jeff on 7/28/2004 at 12:12:46 PM
I am in process of building data base of Laray powercycle.I have items to trade with people. I would like all info possible and pictures. I have so far found 9 bikes and one NOS frame







WANTED:TAS Spitiz Delox Model QBM=23N posted by: Richard on 7/16/2004 at 4:03:48 PM
I need a fuel tank sock and fitting that goes into the side of the fuel tank.

Tks







MOTORIZED BICYCLES:For Sale Electric bike Wilderness Energy posted by: Eddie Bradley on 7/8/2004 at 2:47:59 AM
I have a six speed bicycle for sale that has a 32 volt Wilderness energy motor installed on it. You can go about 20mph for about 20 miles if you peddle along with it. The bike is comfortable and no one will even know that you have an electric bike. This is a blast!!!!!!! price $650.00







MOTORIZED BICYCLES:help i need a manual posted by: danny on 6/23/2004 at 2:35:53 PM
i recently purchesed a 60,s solex 3800 s powered bicycle there are a few things missing from the throutle and i need a manual to set this right as i dont know how to do it without one


   RE:MOTORIZED BICYCLES:help i need a manual posted by Bob on 7/23/2004 at 1:55:02 AM
Drop me an e-mail if you still need Solex info. I can xerox what I've got and send it along. I'm in the data gathering phase of restoring a '49 Solex at the present (It's virtually identical to the '60's units).






MOTORIZED BICYCLES:   rmoval of speed governor posted by: Matt on 6/22/2004 at 11:27:41 PM
I just bought a 2003 hyosung prima. It tops out at about 29 mph. If anyone knows how to remove the governor or get up the speed please repsond. Thank You.


   RE:MOTORIZED BICYCLES:   rmoval of speed governor posted by Einar on 4/26/2006 at 11:23:02 AM
I have one too. If you remove a black and blue wire from the "computer" (I don't remember completely) the electronical speed limiter wouldn't bother you anymore. I did it to mine and it drives about 70kmph on flat road. About 20kmph more than it did before.

The computer is a box that is inside the front of the bike, behind the frontlights. Just remove the whole front and you can't miss it.
by: 62.16.229.102






WANTED:Robin Hood 3-speed posted by: Bob on 6/16/2004 at 1:33:03 AM
Anybody got any info on a 3-spd bike called a "Robin Hood?"


   RE:RE:WANTED:Robin Hood 3-speed posted by Rita on 7/6/2004 at 9:00:35 PM
I have two Robin Hood bicycles, one man's and one woman's with hand and pedal brakes. Stored since 1970s.

   RE:WANTED:???Robin Hood 3-speed posted by Robert N on 7/25/2004 at 9:50:27 PM
You might try posting on the English roadster page.

   RE:WANTED:???Robin Hood 3-speed posted by Robert N on 7/28/2004 at 1:54:36 AM
The folks on the English Roadster page can probably come up with some information.

   RE:RE:RE:WANTED:Robin Hood 3-speed posted by Richard on 8/5/2004 at 12:10:23 AM
Check out recycle a bike, a new york youth organization for betterment of innercity youth. they have one for sale in the east village shop!
good luck.

   RE:WANTED:Robin Hood 3-speed posted by Gilbert Goodwin on 6/18/2004 at 10:21:44 PM
I'm restoring an old Robin Hood 3-speed and I would like to see a colored picture of one so I could use the proper colors and lettering.

   RE:WANTED:Robin Hood 3-speed posted by Gilbert Goodwin on 6/18/2004 at 10:21:48 PM
I'm restoring an old Robin Hood 3-speed and I would like to see a colored picture of one so I could use the proper colors and lettering.

   RE:WANTED:Robin Hood 3-speed posted by Carla Rich on 6/27/2004 at 12:04:29 AM
I have a Robin Hood 3-speed bicylce. How much are you offering? Email me at carlarich@mail.uri.edu

   RE:RE:RE:WANTED:Robin Hood 3-speed posted by Dan on 8/21/2004 at 9:23:42 PM
I have a robin hood three speed womans bike that we are looking to part with. Are you interested?

   RE:WANTED:Robin Hood 3-speed posted by Jeffrey on 9/24/2004 at 8:34:07 PM
I have a 1969, color red, Robin Hood 3-Speed with I believe an original leather seat, for sale. I do not know what it is worth, it was given to me in 2003 by an 89 year old man that was the original owner.
by: 24.61.216.58

   RE:WANTED:Robin Hood 3-speed posted by erica on 10/7/2004 at 3:54:27 PM
I am interested in a 3 speed Women's Robin Hood with hand brakes. Mine was run over in Little Italy in NYC. I miss it dearly.
by: 63.170.73.2






AGE / VALUE:Free Spirit bike motor posted by: John on 6/15/2004 at 4:08:50 AM
Hey check out the Free Spirit bike motor on Ebay
http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=2251089705







FOR SALE:jack & heintz posted by: hub roberts on 6/13/2004 at 7:28:32 PM
HI I HAVE AN ALMOST COMPLETE J&H ENGINE WITH THE BELT GUARD AND MOTOR MOUNT THERE IS A LOT OF GOOD USABLE PARTS I DO NOT WANT TO SEPERATE ,MAY TRADE ? EMAIL ME FOR PICTURES !


   RE:FOR SALE:jack & heintz posted by HUB ROBERTS on 6/15/2004 at 4:33:53 PM
SOLD ...ALL ,THANKS ,HUB






MOTORIZED BICYCLES:INFO!! posted by: Bob on 6/2/2004 at 12:29:08 AM
Anybody interested in powered bikes owes it to themselves to go to the following website and have a look-see. It's a real treat!


   RE:MOTORIZED BICYCLES:INFO!! posted by steven on 4/24/2005 at 11:09:19 PM
do you know anything about royce union motorized bike with mosquito engine probally 1950s or 60s let me know
by: 207.200.116.137






MOTORIZED BICYCLES:No Fun posted by: Rif Addams on 5/31/2004 at 8:21:05 PM
Well My (GT II/ SpitFire) moto still won't start.
I've had it. I wasted $400.00 on a doorstop.
Let me see- $400.00 for 3 hours of fun; I could have gone to the race track and done that.
I will never purchase one of these El Cheapo pieces of $#!% again. EVER!
I will not recomend them to anyone either. I work hard for my money and have very little to spare, so this has really left me with a bad taste. I feel like I have completely shot myself in the foot in purchasing this engine kit.
Well I guess I've got a cool looking bike to display in my collection.
:-|
On an up note, my Woodstock cast iron Whizzer cylinder has been ordered, So I should be on the road by NEXT summer...
Rif


   RE:MOTORIZED BICYCLES:No Fun posted by Bob Hall on 6/1/2004 at 2:31:56 PM
Rif,

I'm sure you checked oil/gas flow and spark as well as a hundred other things. Does the motor turn freely with the plug out? I'm being really curious as I bought one of these and it's sitting here on the floor waiting for some time and energy. Have you tried a shot of starter fluid? does the carb appear to be getting fuel and is the throttle opening okay? After you try to start it, pull the plug and see if it's wet. I know, I'm just telling you all the things you've already tried, but if there's fuel, and if there's fire, you gotta' get something! Let me know what does it, so I won't have to do the first 100 things!

Good Luck,

Bob

   RE:RE:MOTORIZED BICYCLES: No Fun posted by Rif on 6/5/2004 at 5:20:00 AM
Recently spoke with the Left Coast guy about this. Probably too wet, the petcock with these kkits likes to dribble and so it's flooding. I knew it was running a bit rich as well so we're well on our way to alieviating these problems and should have a good runner soon.
When I was rolling on it, it sure had some snap to it. If i can get it going at optimum peak performance it should be quite a lot of fun...
Rif

   RE:RE:RE:MOTORIZED BICYCLES: No Fun posted by ziggy on 6/5/2004 at 10:19:29 PM
Can you change the jets in the carb? You mentioned the engine running to lean. Also check the muffler. If it is clogged with exhaust junk then you can clean it out and the motor might run. This is why my weedwacker wouldn't start. >: )






MOTORIZED BICYCLES:Silk Porta Cycle posted by: Bob on 5/15/2004 at 2:33:04 AM
Just acquired a Silk Porta Cycle. It appears to be '60s vintage. Never seen or heard of this critter and can find no source info. It's complete and just needs TLC. Need info to give her the right TLC! Help!


   RE:MOTORIZED BICYCLES:Silk Porta Cycle posted by Global Trading Company on 5/16/2004 at 3:37:21 AM
We are the manufacturer's representatives for a small but powerful and exciting gasoline motor that anyone can attach to their bicycle. It retails for appr $200 plus shipping from Los Angeles and single orders or large quanities can be purchased. Please give us a reply if you have an interest. Thank you.

   RE:MOTORIZED BICYCLES:Silk Porta Cycle posted by wayne lindstrom on 5/24/2004 at 6:58:00 PM
i am looking for a bike that i can carry on a airline... is this the one for me???? how small does it become? thanks wayne

   RE:RE:MOTORIZED BICYCLES:Silk Porta Cycle posted by Bob Hall on 6/1/2004 at 2:39:49 PM
Hi Wayne,

It folds down into the size of a small suitcase, but bigger than a briefcase, and, unfortunatly, it'd still be too big for overhead luggage. I've been into bikes for about 50 years and I've never run across one of these so I'm not certain this is the kind of thing you'd want to actually use. Look at currently produced fold-up bikes and consider adding a "Chicken-Power" type motor to one. The bikes are available in a variety of places and the motors come up on ebay fairly often at around $100.

Good Luck,

Bob Hall

   RE:RE:Gasoline motor for bicycles posted by Ralph Reversi on 8/12/2004 at 4:52:06 PM
Go to 1pau.com and sign up then I'll help you get a bike motor, too

   RE:Gasoline motor for bicycles posted by Lee Mc Mahon on 6/25/2004 at 3:01:20 PM
Am very interested in a gasoline motor for bicycles. Please advise of weight, fuel capacity, power, etc. Thanks.