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Old 08-11-2012, 01:33 AM
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Talking Re: Noob attempts a Felt MP build: Have mercy on me.

Originally Posted by Dan View Post
Not crazy at all Mike.

What I have been thinking is a starter motor from a car just to assist with off the line starts for stop lights.
By installing a 24x2.125 tire I know have room for a Amp Controller to be mounted under the rear cargo leaving the topside of the rack fully functional. I intend to install a high torque direct drive electric hub to the rear wheel along with a 56 tooth sprocket and a thumb throttle. The electric setup will be almost invisible, with the exception of the amp controller, to the untrained eye and will only be used when I face a hill. Direct drive hubs also act like a giant dynamo and recharge the battery pack when the electric motor is not in use.
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