How tight should a chain be on a motorized bicycle?
1.2–1.6 inches (30–40 mm) is typical for streetbikes, while dirt bikes may need 1.4–2.0 inches (35–50 mm) of slack. Step 4 To adjust the drive chain, loosen the axle nut a couple of turns. If all you have is a short wrench, you can stand on it to get the nut loose.
How does the clutch work on a motorized bike?
As the clutch lever on the handlebars is pulled in, the cable tightens and pulls the actuation lever on top of the chain cover casing of the bicycle motor. When the engine is running, the large gear housing the clutch pads is still rotating even when the clutch lever is pulled in.
How can I get more power out of my motorized bike?
Member. well one thing you can do to free up some power is to pop the intake pipe off, rotate the piston to top dead center, and check if the skirt is still covering the port, use a fine tipped shapie to mark where it still is, then take the cylinder off and cut out said area of piston.