Thursday, 08 September 2016 14:53

What size or power of the motor is needed and what is best?

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For a person from 150 - 200 lbs., it only takes about 150 - 180 watts to move at a speed of 24 km/h on level roads. Therefore a motor of 180 to 250 watts should be more than sufficient and when you combine your own muscle power to that of the motor.

A good electric bicycle depends on both the motor and the controller working in harmony. Acceleration, torque, maximum output, assistance factor are the real the judges of what a good electric bicycle should do.

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