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Old 05-05-2013, 03:57 PM
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Default Re: Not really that fast

Originally Posted by Jim C View Post
The Black OX has a old school cable driven speedometer that is made for a 26 inch wheel, the OX of course has 29 inch wheels. I figure the speedo should be about 10% slow. I was out this morning and going way too fast I looked at the speed and was going an indicated 35 mph. Is this speed even possible on this bike? Do I have the speedo error figured way off? The bike feels very fast if not quick.
29 inch Onex
49 cc HS motor
no mods

Ya that sounds about right. I like to ride around 25-30 mph when im riding. After all it is just a bicycle not a motorcycle. Its made to handle what the average human can put out which is an 1/8th of a horse power or around 25cc. It just hurts so much more when you wreck once get over 20-25 mph!
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