adrian_sm wrote: I don't know why Kepler has gone down the path of servo engagement, I haven't found any need for it.
Solcar wrote:The freewheel would be able to slide on splines on the plastic multispeed roller so that when the roller is forced left or right, the motor and drive belt (or plastic chain) can retain a single position. If dirt might be a problem, the plastic freewheel/roller assembly might still be a good choice even for a single speed rendition of the concept. Then, the assembly would be simpler and narrower, without spline tracks and a sled-axle to get dirty or jammed.
rearengine wrote:I was told to keep it simple
Coming up on 800 miles... Not running friction tape, and no noticeable extra tire wear..
Spinner !! Same 280KV motor going strong
rearengine wrote:There is no flexing in any way ... If you go to my HILL HELPER thread on page 5 in one of the videos you can see how this last design works I think ...
Oh, I'm just thinking of maybe the bump that manages to knock the wheel loose, or some other little moment when there's that movement where the motor will absorb some push.
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