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Old 03-01-10, 02:28 PM
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Torque Sensor

Hello,

I am a student attending Cal State Los Angeles and I am currently
working on an electrical-assisted bicycle as a project. I am looking a
way to get a torque reading from the bike to control the assistance
level, and was wondering what you think is the best way to get this done?
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Old 03-01-10, 04:05 PM
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Torque throttles are rare in the US.
Panasonic's electric bikes use them (and I believe Giant sources their's from Panasonic).
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Old 03-01-10, 04:40 PM
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Panasonic's sensors are built into the bottom bracket.
The bottom bracket also has a freewheel because they use a motor inline to the chain.
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Old 03-07-10, 01:34 PM
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There's a whole thread on this topic here:

http://www.pedelecs.co.uk/forum/elec...html#post62512

Cheers, Dan
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