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by skyeg3
Dec 04 2015 3:52am
Forum: E-Vehicles General Discussion
Topic: Ultra lightweight CV Joint Axles and low RPM Motors
Replies: 6
Views: 1661

Re: Ultra lightweight CV Joint Axles and low RPM Motors

more as a link for a supplier for usable parts in the project he is doing. 500rpm is probably more the at the wheel speed so there could easily be many stages of reduction or even a single large stage using 219 chain as a example would be very easy. Probably one of the easiest in this power range i...
by skyeg3
Nov 26 2015 3:33am
Forum: E-Vehicles General Discussion
Topic: Ultra lightweight CV Joint Axles and low RPM Motors
Replies: 6
Views: 1661

Ultra lightweight CV Joint Axles and low RPM Motors

Hello, I am working on this electric quad bike thing and I want to power both rear wheels with their own motor as shown in the picture. Can anyone recommend a motor for an application like this? It needs to have torque right off the bottom end and max rpm will only be around 500 which should get me ...
by skyeg3
Nov 21 2015 3:39am
Forum: E-Scooter and Motorcycle General Discussion
Topic: Full Suspension Quad Bike Build
Replies: 19
Views: 2852

Re: Full Suspension Quad Bike Build

I would consider 20" front and 24 or 26" rear tires. Smaller front tires allow a tighter turn radius without rider intrusion. If you ever want to get the quad into the house it will need to fit through the door. Most doors are about 32" wide. The quad is more stable then a trike and most trikes wil...
by skyeg3
Nov 21 2015 3:34am
Forum: E-Scooter and Motorcycle General Discussion
Topic: Full Suspension Quad Bike Build
Replies: 19
Views: 2852

Re: Full Suspension Quad Bike Build

Sounds like this is more like a scooter or motorcycle class vehicle than a bicycle-class. Would you like me to move it to that subforum? They have disadvantages, such as weight, specifically unsprung weight, but they are much simpler to deal with than other options. Thanks Amberwolf. Yes please mov...
by skyeg3
Nov 20 2015 3:44am
Forum: E-Scooter and Motorcycle General Discussion
Topic: Full Suspension Quad Bike Build
Replies: 19
Views: 2852

Full Suspension Quad Bike Build

Hi All, I am starting to design this 4 wheel, full suspension, fully electric bike and there is a whole lot I have questions about. First off the bike is primarily designed for disabled people. You will notice the left lever will be pull to go, push to brake. The right lever is pull to go right, pus...