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Old 06-13-2018, 01:35 PM   #17 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by 19bonestock88 View Post
I want the power available, to be able to run a really big chainring and be able to pedal assist at 30+mph... ideally by adding the motor, I’d like to get my commute time down close to where it is in my car... I’d love a powerful mid drive but the kits are a little pricey, and I’d rather save that for when I eventually build a tadpole trike...
Ok, then yes, you'd want ~1500w. Upgraded brakes would be a good idea! Regen might be a good idea too, as it can safely slow you down pretty quick without locking the wheel.
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