johnrobholmes wrote:The cromotor is certainly the best hubmotor made right now. I have been wanting one for myself but don't have the budget or the bike for it. Whats worse is that I have laced up 4 of them and have 2 more waiting for parts, so I get to fondle them but not use them
Ypedal wrote:Doc's parts are solid steel.. not aluminum !
johnrobholmes wrote:Whats worse is that I have laced up 4 of them and have 2 more waiting for parts, so I get to fondle them but not use them
Your bicycle dropouts are giving you a message... use body armor while testing!
That is no joke friend... I have body armor and I dont even own a motorcycle! When I flew over the bars on my chopper bike I got hardly a scratch - only spot that hurt was my thigh where it got caught in the handlebars.
I know those drops look bad - but they actually dont hold the motor. There are steel plates that bolt on either side that completely surround the axle and hold it vertically and horizontally. Axle nuts are not even needed.
10 bucks that you ll never look back after playing with Hal´s hub motor.
methods wrote:I have been on a long voyage for many years trying to find a motor that is all smiles and no frowns. I am 99% sure this one will be the ticket... and if it is not... I will just have to drill 1" holes in it spray.
I think it is going to be great - especially in 20" with 24S.
neptronix wrote:I have a feeling that you will outgrow 24S rather quickly in that 20" wheel if high speeds are your bag.
I also have a feeling that someone is eventually going to need a 36FET with some of these to really max it out
methods wrote:Doc has some torque arms for sale that look like they were machined from a block of steel the size of a space shuttle.
maydaverave wrote:Those rythym lites wont last one ride i bet. They lasted me about a week on my non powered bmx.
methods wrote:Speaking of controllers... where the hell do I buy one?
Fark... I need a controller like right now. I am tired of waiting for myself to produce them.
Someone please sell me a controller 18 fet, 24 fet, 36 fet... I dont really care... any of them will do.
I need a fix to hold me off until I can get a line going. All of my manufacturers are dragging their feet.
methods wrote:. When I am done I am going to ride it over to Liveforphysics crappy apartment and challenge him to an endurance race to Santa Cruz and back. While he is trying to actually get his pos non-frock running I will blast off down the road leaving him in a shower of gravel and cigarette butts.
methods wrote:Ok - I was going to make some funnies.. but this is a serious issue.
A 20" wheel is the only way to roll for straight acceleration... BUT there are two major problems with that. First the damn pedals slap the ground and second it just looks horrible. Horrible. Horrible.
methods wrote:In a sense when I go out I want to change peoples minds. I am actively trying to change how people feel about ebikes. I want them to think they are bad ass and I want to crush the imagine that they are slow, heavy, awkward, pieces of shit.
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