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Old 10-30-2009, 09:20 PM
42blue15 42blue15 is offline
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Default Re: Real vibration resolution...shaft drive.

I would think that it would be easier to try a toothed-belt drive first.

Also I would expect that most of the vibration comes from the (piston) engine itself, as electric-bicycles tend to use much lower-RPM motors, and those riders rarely ever complain about vibration issues.

(-come to think of it, my hands have gone numb some days while trimming the yard with a weedwacker.... and the weedwacker does use shaft drive.... It also uses a small, high-RPM engine as well-)
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