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Mon Jun 8, 2015, 07:35 PM

1. Are your hills long and sustained like in the mountains or more like rolling hills?

What range do you need, five miles round trip, ten, twenty?

What do you and the bike and everything you carry or want to carry all together weigh?

How fast do you want to go? Fifteen mph? Twenty?

The heart of an ebike or e assisted bike at this point is the battery and a decent one that has a proper charger and the other necessary electronics is probably going to cost more than the rest of the electric system put together (motor and controller).

It's a very confusing thing for a newbie putting one of these rigs together, I'm glad you asked for assistance because otherwise you were almost guaranteed a bad experience.



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