Quick update all on my honda express noped ...
- I checked the gas cap and ensured that when in "OPEN" state air would easily travel through the pin-sized hole in cap. All good.
- I DID found a very poor connection that was soddered on the Ignition Coil (Spark Coil), green wire I believe. I removed connection, re-stripped wire, and crimped it back with a good solid connector.
- I DID replace the stock Petcock with a newer one, because the old one was leaking fuel. In an effort to get the old petcock to stop leaking I may have disturbed the flow of gas to engine. This could go along with the theories others mentioned about not enough fuel.
I will run some tests this weekend to see if that did the trick.
Thanks for the suggestions, and keep them coming.