Replaced freewheel with 11 tooth freewheel for higher speed PA.
The old one was dry and the ball bearings fell out. NO GREASE!
Went for a ride and there was still a lot of noise.
Obviously no grease on the other side bearing.
I sprayed Lithium grease onto rather than into the bearing and...
The bike is 10" longer than a 'standard' 26" mountain bike.
I agree about the gearing.
I removed both shifters, The chainset can be manually shifted to a lower gear if the battery fails.
The rear freewheel is naturally locked to the highest gear without shifter tension.
I am switching it...
I purchased 4 of these 5,200 Multistars on sale at Hoby King for about $144 including shipping:
Multistar High Capacity 5200mAh 6S 10C Multi-Rotor Lipo Pack
I also got 2 of these rerminal strips on eBay: http://www.ebay.com/itm/172176881092
I will use the strips for cell balancing and for...
This is my Day 6 Dream semi-rcumbent bike. Low CG and very stable.
Currently using four Walmart Booster 12V Lipo batteries in series.
It needs higher gearing to pedal assist over 17 MPH.
It can go 30 MPH.
This is by far the best bike that I have ever owned.
I was very lucky to find it...
I am having a problem with noise and friction coming from my China 1,000 Watt 48 Volt rear hub motor.
It has 1,500 miles on it.
This is the sound that it makes:
I placed the hub motor in a vice with cogs down and the motor spun silently and smoothly.
Upturned with the cogs up and I spin...