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Old 04-25-2011, 04:19 AM
AZBigDoc AZBigDoc is offline
Motorized Bicycle Newbie
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: Mesa, Az
Posts: 5
Default Re: new to the club

Originally Posted by DaveC View Post it all downhill in Texas?

I'm going to say that gearing is a little stiff. I run a 56 on a 28" tire and I'm can go mid 20's but usually cruse about 20 keep vibrations down. As most bikes are 26" wheel a 50 or 48 tooth will help get you to speed without ripping the guts out of the motor. And if there's hill to pull you'd most likely make it up without pedaling with a 50. The kits come with a rear sprocket that runs from 39-44 teeth with no way of knowing unless they actually mention it on the box

Read lots of stuff, ask questions, and have fun somewhere along the line...
I agree with you, I think 36 is a little small, I'll be riding mostly flat terrain however, I want the option to climb hills when needed so I'm thinking 44-50T.
Now trying to decide what kit in my price range. Thanks - Doc
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