From: Naqerj on 5 Jun 2010 08:37
Rusty Hinge wrote:
> Velo Solex on the front wheel, or Power Pack on the back, IIRC.
> The Cyclemotor lived in the back wheel, I think. Many moons ago I had
> most of a Wall Auto Wheel - you attached it to the bike frame rather
> like a banking sidecar. Got it from a scrapyard - it'd be worth a
> fortune now.
Under the pedals ones too: Mosquito, Lohmann, <whisper>Vincent</whisper>
From: Hog on 11 Jun 2010 08:17
Grimly Curmudgeon wrote:
> We were somewhere around Barstow, on the edge of the desert, when the
> drugs began to take hold. I remember "Hog"
> <sm911SPAM(a)CHIPShotmail.co.uk> saying something like:
>> This rings every bell if it was 500W but isn't available in the UK
> Very nice.
> 500W? You're setting your sights a bit low :)
> I just found this collection of hairy-legged carrot-chewing lycra
> abusers http://endless-sphere.com/forums/ but there's some info there.
> Also, a supplier of bits and pieces
> Hub motor
> Both the above items are in use by a poster on another forum I know,
> and he's gone on to build another couple of differing types, with
> interesting results.
From Tallblokes bicycle I'd say more than 500W is a waste and is just going
to chew the battery more quickly? and that you really want a geared motor.
Once I've sold the 5 spare motorbikes I'll have a play with the idea.