Electric Bikes - Geared drive not worth it.
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03-11-11, 04:21 PM
Got my rear hub mounted and as I'm awaiting batteries I decided to go out for a spin. There's more difference between my 700c Hybrid and this bike than there is between the direct drive hub and the bike before I installed the new hub.
The biggest difference is acceleration. Getting that big flywheel rolling take more energy.
03-11-11, 08:19 PM
I would have expected the geared hub to have more torque and maybe a little less top speed. Are you using the same battery voltage on each bike?
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