Re: MBA Motors Mortorized Mountain Bike Anyone?? HELP??? HELP.....
QUOTE=calpolymike;336507]thanks for your feedback, i appreciate it.
i wish i had specs, i really do.
ill take better pics today, and post them up. as im heading to that area today.
And you are right, its great on flat and some grade. But a steep hill for over 1/2 a mile.
Ok, do this so we can help you:
Take off the belt cover and measure the pulley.
Measure the large pulley. If difficult to measure across, measure the circumference of the pulley.
Even the more powerful weed-whacker type engines have difficulty climbing hills. All my engines, even my 4.5 GP460 engine were awesome on the flats on friction drive. If I had a running start @ 30mph, a small hill was not a problem. Without a headstart, forget it. Speed would drop below 10mph, even with pedal-assist.
Without a shift kit, you definitely need to pedal-assist. With my shift kit and a powerful engine, hills are still an issue, but not as bad as single-speed belt/chain/friction drive.
Last edited by 5-7HEAVEN; 10-22-2011 at 03:39 PM.