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    First ebike for DIYer, advice on hill climbing, mid-drive or hub??

    Hey MLB, thanks for your reply and insight. With all things considered -- especially the timeframe that I'm interested in -- I am thinking of going with a donor bike such as the Diamondback Overdrive Sport. They are $450 + $15 shipping right now, which seems like a decent deal -- and there is...
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    First ebike for DIYer, advice on hill climbing, mid-drive or hub??

    That looks nice, the closest thing I have ever seen to what I am envisioning! I actually just came across Luna for the first time last night and was checking out some of the information on their website (same for this website too, actually, and I was reading some of your posts :-)). Good...
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    First ebike for DIYer, advice on hill climbing, mid-drive or hub??

    Here is a google map w/ terrain showing the ~1000 ft climb over 2.5 miles that I describe. Thanks again for any feedback!!
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    First ebike for DIYer, advice on hill climbing, mid-drive or hub??

    Hi all, Thanks in advance for any guidance the folks here can provide. I am looking to *build* an ebike specific to my needs for my work commute. The place I live in is almost completely flat (Sacramento area), around my home, around there I don't have much of a need for an ebike at all...