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Old 03-11-11, 05:21 PM   #1
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Geared drive not worth it.

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.
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Old 03-11-11, 09:19 PM   #2
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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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