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HUB MOTOR SELECTION CRITERIA

By Scott Robinson,2014-07-09 09:30
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HUB MOTOR SELECTION CRITERIA

HUB MOTOR SELECTION CRITERIA

A GUIDE TO PUTTING TOGETHER AN E-BIKE SYSTEM FOR YOUR PARTICULAR NEEDS

1. Pick your speed; mph - 20 30 35+ 40+

     Volts - 36 48 60* 72* * DD motor only

2. Motor type; DD Direct drive no moving parts, quieter, regen & reverse capable

    Applies to Red Hornet, Green Hornet , Electric Bull model , Forsen model

     - Geared 5:1 ratio, higher torque, freewheel, GH & EB geared models

    3. Front or Rear motor; Choose front for easy install and to keep original rear gears.

     Front motors have torque arms, rear motors have 7 speeds

     No difference in performance or handling between front & rear motors.

4. Disc brake compatible needed ?; yes or no if yes … 203mm rotors and adaptor

     for EB, GH, RH models 5. Rim size - in inches; 20, 24, 26, 700

6. Regen / motor braking; standard with 48V DD motors,

7. Controllers; 40A, waterproof, cruise control standard on all 48V motors

8. Throttle type; ? twist or thumb lever .. select vertical motion or side to side motion

Batteries .. Lithium only

    Ah size determines distance depending on riding style and conditions / speed / hills, etc. Generally; 1Ah = 2 miles average

    Sizes from 9Ah to 21Ah, ( standard or high rate cells ), rectangular and triangle shaped

Battery Bags; 1. rear rack bag or 2. triangle frame fitted bag or

     3. dual pannier bags either side or 4. rear seat post rack with quick disconnect bag

    Options ; head / tail light - $10, bell, mirror - $15, voltage display meter - $50

    CHOOSE your setup from above when emailing and calling

    Thank You

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