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More Mini-Motos...
October 18, 2011 - Motorcycles don't have to be monstrous to be cool. Do they. Here are pics and links to a bunch of motos that have small engines and lightweight components. Many have pedals. You know I'm down with this kind of moto, having posted about it many other times before. Small, cheap, speedy -- far range, superhigh gas mileage, sty...  > Read Article

Motorized Bicycles: a Big Scene!
October 05, 2011 - I've long thought that more could be done with bikes and little motors than the standard scooters and mopeds I've seen around. Actually, I haven't seen many mopeds. ...Saw one at a museum the other day -- a neat black 1960's-type item with the motor over the front wheel. I remember those! Seemed like a great idea. Our neighbor ha...  > Read Article

Strap-on Moto: 150mpg and 40mph!
October 09, 2008 - Spooky Tooth Cycles sells all kinds of special bikes. Mostly bikes with gas and electric assist motors. Their gas motors are 2-stroke but quieter than usual. They're 48 or 80cc in size and get 150mpg and can go 40mph in the larger size. Their fully equipped bikes cost about $500 but you can buy the engines on their own for ...  > Read Article | Go to Website

It takes 6 horsepower to go 55mph...
November 23, 2005 - Yeah. That's all it takes to make a regular 2000-pound go highway speed. Give yourself a few gears to shift up to it and that's all you'd need. Think of that whenever considering solutions to traffic, safety, expense and pollution.  > Read Article

The VeloSolex is Back!
October 17, 2005 - In the 60's there was a moped boom. The VeloSolex was the most popular model. It was built on a trusty black 3-speed style citybike frame and got 200 miles per gallon. Then mopeds fell out of vogue. Well, Vespas and the like have made a comeback the past few years and now it's the moped's turn. The Solex is back for sal...  > Read Article | Go to Website

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