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Old 04-26-2015, 12:39 PM
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Default Re: New Project - Help Please!

Originally Posted by jayneedshelp View Post

I know for some this seems like a big cheat but I dont care, my sponsors for this trip understand what I am doing and fully support it.

BTW, I reached out to Golden Eagle Bikes, I thought their setups were cool; I have never met such an arrogant bunch of people in my life. They sniffed at me when they found out my bike had 29s
The Golden Eagle Bike kit or a similar set up would be your best choice.
The GEBE sheave is designed to clip onto 36 spoke wheels.

Lightweight small 35 cc 4 stroke motor that gets great gas mileage.
An easily disconnected drive belt so you have zero drag pedaling.

Electric hub and battery will add a lot of weight, most ebikes are 60lbs ++
the charge won't last long on hills and where are you going to charge when
you really need it?
3 to 5 hours to charge.
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