After lurking for about a year now and learning a lot, I thought I'd contribute my bike as it is now in frankenGhetto-ready-to-show-others mode.
I built this up over the long weekend here in WA from a mountain bike I had split up into parts ready to sell... but I'll be keeping it now.
It is a Giant AC, SRAM X7, Manitou Swinger Shock, Marzocchi Z1 Fr1 forks, Sun MTX wheels, Imperial Hubs and 203mm Saint Brakes & 2.4" Maxxis Holy Rollers.
The kit is a GNG 48v mid drive that I picked up last Tuesday along with a swallow balancing charger and 2x Turnigy Nanotech 8000mAh from a seller here in WA.
It started like this late last week...
and came together like this for my maiden commute to work this morning.
There was a teething issue with my mount (I made it too soft so the rubber popped off as the torque twisted the motor on/off throttle), and I'll probably try to keep my batteries in my backpack rather than on panniers.
But I think I'm going to need to add panniers to allow me to carry my laptop etc.
Ride into work this morning was great - cruising past stationary cars over the Narrows bridge, ghost pedalling all the way
I look forward to learning more and making improvements to the bike as time passes - like a better mount for the controller - but zip ties and an old bottle cage worked for me today. The surround on the pulley side is mounted a bit weirdly so I'll need to clean that up with some new spacers and a bit of dremel action.
I'm already very pleased with the concept and how it has come together on my frame.
Hope to meet up with some of the WA crew in the near future.
Your feedback and comments are welcome.