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Old 10-25-2010, 03:59 PM
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If your engine drives the largest sprocket on the pedal assembly I think you could make it work.

When you cruise on a normal mini bike and then let off the throttle, the spinning wheel keeps the clutch engaged until you slow down enough for it to let go. On a bike, the pedals drive the wheel but not the other way around. This would allow you to release your throttle and coast. Then you could probably shift gears with little engine bursts, without everything going bonkers the whole time you're moving.

If you set up the engine to drive the large pedal sprocket, you can use the two smaller sprockets as normal. You may need a reduction between the engine and the pedal sprocket, but that's another issue.