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Old 06-22-2010, 09:53 PM
FreeWheeler FreeWheeler is offline
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Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: Maryland
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Default New Dream Builder Biker

Hey folks,

First post, following the suggestion on introducing myself. Not too much to say yet, but I've been eyeing motorized and electric bikes for awhile. My last motorized bike, longgone now, was a moped(Puch)and man that was fun. My last bicycle was a Schwinn Typhoon which I used to ride to class a long time ago. Sure wish I still had the Typhoon now that I see all these cool cruisers people build.

Anyway, I got a dream bike in mind and it is slightly different. I want to use a motorcycle alternator powered by a weedwhacker to generate DC and have it power a Brushless hub motor and controller.
The advantage seems to me to be I could use a very small battery or even no battery and range would be huge.

If youve got any warnings or suggestions on my first nightmare....errr dream, maybe you can stop me now before it's too late, or even egg me on to research and pursue this further.


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