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Old 05-23-24, 08:21 AM
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Need help with a conversion

I have a 3XL framed DirtySixer 36” bike I would like to convert to a pedal-assisted e-bike…

So, looking for someone experienced in converting and suggestions on kit’s available. I live in Western Maryland and would be willing to meet someone within an hour or so drive to come up with a plan, if I have to…
I own my dream bike, a 2023 DirtySixer MkII 3xl

...and also a 2006 R-14 66cm Waterford road bike, my former dream bike :)

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Old 05-23-24, 12:23 PM
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A 36" bike won't function well with a hub system because the large wheel will be difficult to accelerate, so a mid-drive is the most viable option IMO. I've had excellent luck with Bafang BBS02's, but the BBSHD is another possibility. Installation is fairly straight forward if you're DIY-oriented. You can look at Johnny Nerd Out's site (and he's available for consults). There is a lot of info available here from individuals with mid-experience if and when you decide how you want to proceed.

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