Can I electrify my bike ?????

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Re: Can I electrify my bike ?????

Postby hemo » 20 Jun 2019, 10:36am

That's the problem 4mph for paths and 8mph for road use is abused on paths and pedestrian areas.

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Re: Can I electrify my bike ?????

Postby cyclemad » 20 Jun 2019, 5:32pm

BAFANG manufacture a retro PEDELEC kit for most types of cycles whherbyteh motor fits onto the bottom bracket ( the big sprocket by the pedals ) . I recently saw a SPECIALIZED road bike with one fitted...Battery on a small rack. As previously posted if you are wanting a ''twist and go'' system - whereby you dont have to pedal but just want to turn a throttle are going to run into a minefield of legalities. Otherwise fit a PEDELEC ( pedal assist ) system which cuts in when you start turning the pedals and then cuts out at approx 15mph....This will still be classed as a cycle.

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Re: Can I electrify my bike ?????

Postby skyhawk » 20 Jun 2019, 5:51pm

Thanks will look at these
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