I've spent the last week researching this (probably still not enough time. New to bikes but not electronics.) and I had a few questions about the Cyclone 3000W kit form Luna Cycles.
First off, will it fit my bike?
I currently dont have access to it to see what kind of bottom bracket it is, but I've attached some pictures. I'm going to wager a guess that no ones going to be able to give me a confirmed answer but I thought I would try. Its a 2011(ish) Giant Cypress LX. It does measure about 68mm, I'm not sure if that is definitive of it being threaded square taper without taking it apart.
Cyclone 3000W kit
I've been reading that there are issues with the mounting bracket and it contorting causing the chain to detach and messing up the sprockets. I plan to use this setup to commute to work with 0.5-1kW (2kW MAX, 52v@40A) and I was wondering if this issue is more predominate in high vibration, higher power situations.
I will continue to read through old threads, but if any one has any knowledge of other short comings or a particular thread I should read, please let me know. Seems like the kit comes with everything (minus the batteries, BCM, wiring, and elbow grease) to get things moving. Then the endless upgrade and modification cycle begins!
Where is a good place to get 18650 cells? I've found a few recommendations on this forum (HERE - NKON
) and of course Alliexpress. NKON has some pretty long deliveries but I'm more so concerned about the mAh of 2500 (although its a NCR18650B?). Seems low for today's standards. I'm located in Canada although I dont think that matters too much. It all comes from overseas anyways.
I'm planning on going with a 14S4P 18650 pack. This puts me around 10-12mAh. I'm hoping for some feedback on this but my commute to work is only 7km and mostly flat. I figure this will give me about an hour at 500W or 30 mins 1kW. The bike commute is 20 minutes so disregarding that mAh rating is a best case I could almost ride completely powered all the way to work. But again, I would appreciate your experience in the matter.