New Guy, 30 miles southeast of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

zeegadget

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Hi......... I currently have 2 recumbent bicycles. A Vision R40 and a
Bike E. I am thinking about installing a motor to the Bike E. Can
someone steer me in the right direction to get the Bike E powered up?

Tom
Lots of hills around here.
 

Bikeguy Joe

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I think you'll have to go with a rack mount (really reliable) for a recumbent bike....bama bike guy can surely help you...welcome to the forum.
 

Ilikeabikea

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Welcome to the forum. Now that is an ingeious rig. I bet a rack mount would be the easiest way to motorize a recumbent. Glad you joined us...............................
 
What's up fellow Pittsburgher...

A friction drive would probably be your best bet… If your gonna ride in the Burg’ on public streets, you kinda need to stay clear of the cops if you don’t want to get in any trouble…

You can get legal, but I don’t know if a recumbent would pass for inspection???