Micargi Seattle Hybrid

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  1. Forbidden Tuna

    Forbidden Tuna New Member

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    Finally got a new project in mind. I have this Micargi Seattle Single Speed frame hanging around and a 36V hub motor. I have a buddy building a decent capacity battery for me on its way so I'm just prepping it for the build. I have a Monarch style disc brake fork, and my own freehand bent handlebars from some black iron pipe. The tires on the hub motor are temporary, I will be replacing them with some Fat Franks. If I can fit it I'd like to put a stock 212 motor on, but I'm thinking a 4 stroke 50cc will be more realistic.
    Sprocket is mounted to the disc brake. If I can fit a Predator then I will use a band brake on the clutch bell for a rear brake. 20200517_215657.jpg 20200517_215713.jpg
     
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    curtisfox Well-Known Member

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    How about a small disk brake on a jack shaft.............Curt
     
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    Forbidden Tuna New Member

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    That's a good idea, I didn't think of that.
     
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    curtisfox Well-Known Member

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    Yep do to the reduction gearing of the sprockets doesn't have to be very big...........Curt
     
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    Forbidden Tuna New Member

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    One question I'd like to ask is that I want a pretty low gear for my pedalling. It has to be a single speed because I have no interest in a derailleur or fabricating a mount for it on this oddball dropout. I recently ordered a 16 tooth rear freewheel sprocket, would a 36 tooth sprocket on the crank give me a decent low range?
     
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    Should work good......Curt
     

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