spinningmagnets wrote:As you stated, you were re-purposing a kit that you already had. For anyone who is interested in doing something similar...if you are running a lower power level (like this), then you have the option of buying the 36V BBS01, which would allow you to use a wide variety of 36V battery packs.
That being said, you are one of the coolest dads ever!
Thanks! I've been thinking of building another bike for him. Now I'm thinking a friction drive would be the easiest, lightest, cheapest, also the most stealth. Should be easy because he weighs only 50 lbs and I limit his top speed to 14 mph in open areas. I'd like to build a 500w friction drive with a 10 mph top speed so he can get up the mild hills at our local MTB trails. This bike is great around the neiborhood but I'd like something lighter and stealthier for MTB trails.