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  1. diggler

    diggler New Member

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    Greetings fellow biker enthusiasts! Just bought a new mountain bike, and was planning on giving away my older one....until I found this forum and figured it be a great way to motorize it. Anyways, am looking for some lead acid battery bike conversions resources....parts, manuals etc. inclusive. There are some sites claiming 12+ miles a charge, but I think its possible to go even further.
     
  2. paul

    paul Active Member

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    hi diggler and welcome to the site. my electric bike would go about 25 miles on a charge or maybe more. i did over 20 miles one day and had lots left. the batteries were about the size of motorcycle batteries and sealed. 3 12 volt ones. it was heavy and had to help pedal up the hills. i then got a gas powered one and was a lot happier. it would fly up or down a hill. motorized bicycles are great fun. the electric one i bought because i am not much of a mechanic and was timid about building a gas one. once i built the gas one i realized it was pretty easy to do and alot nicer then the electric. glad to have you with us
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  3. diggler

    diggler New Member

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    Those motorized moped kits are really selling like crazy these days. Latest one on ebay already has some 50 bids.
     
  4. Bikeguy Joe

    Bikeguy Joe Godfather of Motorized Bicycles

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    Welcome to the best forum on the web for bicycle motors, motorized bicycles and help with the care and feeding of them!
     
  5. HoughMade

    HoughMade New Member

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    ...and a hardy howdy to you....from Indiana.

    Welcome!
     
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  6. Ilikeabikea

    Ilikeabikea Moderator
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    Welcome to the forum. Lots of motorized bicycle enthusiasts here. Deacon would probably be the most help to you with the lead acid batteries. I think he has his on a small trailer. Glad you joined us.........................
     
  7. Dave31

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    Welcome to the forum, glad you could join us :D
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  8. Cycofast

    Cycofast New Member

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    Hello from northern Indiana, welcome!
     

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