hopbot wrote:so, at around 10pmish i started the process and its about 1AM and i've finished!
P.S: I'm a huge fan of having the motor interact with the gears. The hub motor option is easiest to implement, but the extra range of gearing that the Cyclone gives allows you to climb really steep hills that otherwise would make a hub motor overheat. For San Francisco the geared approach is the wiser option.
safe wrote:(to hopbot) Xyster and I represent the two competing "camps" on this messageboard. He's into his "big iron" hub motor with it's extreme overvolting and massive horsepower. I'm into the smaller motors that are more in line with the legal power limits, but extended with gearing.
No one cares right now what you ride (as far as the law) as long as you don't get into anyone's way. It will be interesting to see what the future brings... (which side will come to dominate)
hopbot wrote:hey there guys...
@The7: the <a href="http://www.cyclone-usa.com/store.php?crn=200" target="_blank">cyclone usa website</a> states the gearbox ont he 500w motor is 9.55:1
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