Video review of my converted full suspension Schwinn MTB !

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Video review of my converted full suspension Schwinn MTB !

Post by oded » Sep 26 2014 6:27am

finished installing and testing my converted full suspension 26in Schwinn 405 comp mountain bike.

using a rear geared 36V 250w brushless hub motor and the new sine wave, torque simulated controller from GBK.

RTR weight (including all) is 21kg with 21 gears. feels just right, nimble and sporty.

I made a video showing the components installed with some explanations, and some riding shots from unconventional angles :)


https://vimeo.com/107231886
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Re: Video review of my converted full suspension Schwinn MTB

Post by arkmundi » Sep 26 2014 8:09am

Hey, thanks for the posted video and review. Fun ridding! :mrgreen:

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Re: Video review of my converted full suspension Schwinn MTB

Post by motomech » Sep 26 2014 10:47am

Awesome vid!
If you want to add some battery capacity later, you might try and build your own Lipo bottle battery.
If you haven't seen his bikes, Nader's ebikes are inspiring.

http://www.electricbike.com/mini-hub-motors/
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'03 Rocky Mountain Edge 2WD 260 Q100H frt and Ezee V1 rear 2 Elifebike 20A & 25A 9-FET controllers 12S/20Ah Multistar Lipo rear 5Ah Turnigy frt Luna Cyclops Extra lite Alex 24DM rims, Crazy Bobs run ghetto tubeless. 25 mph. Mean Well HLG-320H-54A
viewtopic.php?f=3&t=83430
'07 GT Idive 4 4.0, Q100C 201 14S LiPoly elifebike 9-FET 20A controller. 23 MPH.
viewtopic.php?f=3&t=49691&p=1378484#p1378484

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Re: Video review of my converted full suspension Schwinn MTB

Post by oded » Sep 26 2014 12:02pm

motomech wrote:Awesome vid!
If you want to add some battery capacity later, you might try and build your own Lipo bottle battery.
If you haven't seen his bikes, Nader's ebikes are inspiring.

http://www.electricbike.com/mini-hub-motors/

your suggestions during the build were great help, so thanks.

I stumbled across the link you provided for Nader's bikes few weeks ago, that's what got me started.
his bikes are exactly what I was trying to accomplish. love his simplicity & elegant bikes.

thought about a water battery bottle, but than I won't have a place for my water bottle... :)

BTW, RTR weight is 21kg. OK I think for a full suspension E-mtb.

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Re: Video review of my converted full suspension Schwinn MTB

Post by motomech » Sep 26 2014 12:26pm

If they are not there, you can install threaded bosses(lugs?) to the underside of the frt. down-tube.
Motomech

'03 Rocky Mountain Edge 2WD 260 Q100H frt and Ezee V1 rear 2 Elifebike 20A & 25A 9-FET controllers 12S/20Ah Multistar Lipo rear 5Ah Turnigy frt Luna Cyclops Extra lite Alex 24DM rims, Crazy Bobs run ghetto tubeless. 25 mph. Mean Well HLG-320H-54A
viewtopic.php?f=3&t=83430
'07 GT Idive 4 4.0, Q100C 201 14S LiPoly elifebike 9-FET 20A controller. 23 MPH.
viewtopic.php?f=3&t=49691&p=1378484#p1378484

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