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Old 08-29-2008, 07:54 PM   #3 (permalink)
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12 HP was right from the start. Then it did a long downward slope, while slowing down.

I think that with the gas cycles, they rev up the engine before they start reading data. If not, their horsepower charts must start down low, then spike up as the engine is revved. I have seen charts of gas vs electric torque, and they are opposites of each other.

The chart reads HP from bottom to top, and time, from left to right.

The time units goes from zero to 12. I think it may have been a 12 second test.

The guy ran the speed up really fast, and then progressively slowed down. Then he did the whole thing again.

When other cycles ran on there, they were LOUD!!! When mine ran on there, it just sounded like a big cordless drill. One guy was on a cell phone, he said "hey listen to this" and held the phone pointed towards my cycle for the guy on the other end to hear.
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