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    Oooooooofffff SALESMAN! The Big Wheel's Avatar
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    20" wheel Vs 26" wheel

    Hello, I was wondering if the 26" bike kit will also work on a 20" wheel?

    Here is the bike I am thinking about buying and making electric:
    20" Hyper Insight Fitness Bike

    http://www.walmart.com/catalog/produ...ct_id=10983235

    Also, what is the advantage of having a 20" wheel instead of a 26" wheel? I would imagine the 20" bike will go much faster than the bike with 26" wheels? Also, does anyone have any information on the above bike? It looks like it just came out and there's not too much info about it.
    Last edited by The Big Wheel; 05-18-09 at 10:35 AM.
    "Why give some drunk the chance to plaster me against a car? That's why I don't even own a bike light, or one of those godawful reflective suits. Because if you've put yourself in a position where someone has to see you in order for you to be safe -- to see you, and to give a @#$% -- you've already blown it."


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    26" bike kit will not fit a 20" bike frame due to smaller diameter fitting. Your link is not clickable. The advantage for 20" wheel is you get more torque since the wheel spins faster. Your speed will reduce due to low gearing ratio. It's kind of like running your car on first gear only.

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    "Why give some drunk the chance to plaster me against a car? That's why I don't even own a bike light, or one of those godawful reflective suits. Because if you've put yourself in a position where someone has to see you in order for you to be safe -- to see you, and to give a @#$% -- you've already blown it."


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    Nice one, if you don't mind the weight than this is the most comfortable bike. You can built yourself a mini electric motorcycle with it.

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    Thanks! I would like to know what is the best kit to get for that bike?

    I have heard good things about the Crystalyte kit
    http://us.itselectric.ca/Crystalyte_...bent-front.htm

    I understand now that a 26" kit will not fit on that bike, so with that in mind what would be a good kit recommendation?
    "Why give some drunk the chance to plaster me against a car? That's why I don't even own a bike light, or one of those godawful reflective suits. Because if you've put yourself in a position where someone has to see you in order for you to be safe -- to see you, and to give a @#$% -- you've already blown it."


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    Get this kit. There is simply no comparison.

    http://www.ecospeed.com/whyemd.html

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