Peddling and downhill speed?

Discussion in 'Motorized Bicycle General Discussion' started by george_n_texas, Oct 29, 2009.

  1. george_n_texas

    george_n_texas New Member

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    Do you think it hurts these things to kick in and peddle faster than the engine will go? Or going down steep hills? I usually put it in neutral coasting downhill but in traffic I have kicked in on the peddles to make that green light ect.
     
  2. bairdco

    bairdco a guy who makes cool bikes

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    i don't think so. i do that all the time. it's like a human turbo.
     
  3. caprirs302

    caprirs302 New Member

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    There is absolutely no way that I could pedal faster than my motor takes me, unless I am at a stop, and even then not by much.

    I'm not telling bairdco how fast my bike goes, but it goes "really fast..."
     
  4. george_n_texas

    george_n_texas New Member

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    If the motor is wound out all the way and you kick in at higher gear you increase the horsepower by adding your leg muscles...bein a former mover I can put out a pretty good amount of torq with the legs. Plus my legs are used to draggin around my fat arse too LOL
     
  5. noco

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    human nitrous??? i doubt your hurting it...these motors can tack higher than we run them
     
  6. noco

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    i grew up in worcester...ct cops are facist...ive been limiting myself to about 35 since all my bikes only got coaster brakes...
     

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