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2019/05/07 05:07:06 (permalink)

Electric motor

Has anybody fitted an electric motor to their Bacchetta?
 
I am particularly interested in getting the battery low and central without interfering with the under seat rack.
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Re: Electric motor 2019/05/07 06:43:40 (permalink)
Friends of mine have in.stalled the Copenhagen Wheel on their TI Aeros,,, they love it

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Re: Electric motor 2019/05/07 10:05:04 (permalink)
What's a 'Copenhagen Wheel"?
I have a spare Bafang FUN8 mid drive motor.
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Re: Electric motor 2019/05/08 05:16:34 (permalink) ☼ Best Answerby nobby 2019/05/08 08:30:16
I put the battery on a rear rack. I have since moved the motor/battery to my trike.

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Re: Electric motor 2019/05/08 08:33:06 (permalink)
Hi and thanks for the information.
Two questions if I may?
Did you have any problems with the motor on the rack?
Did you have any problems with the overall set up that made you transfer the motor to the trike?
Thanks for your help.
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Re: Electric motor 2019/05/08 08:38:44 (permalink)
I guess you mean "battery on the rack". No problem. That is the rack that Bacchetta sells. 
It is not easy to get the motor to stay under the boom due to it's torque. Yes I tried the extra bracket, it still wants to rotate up. I rotated it up until it rests against the shifter post. Much better especially on the trike, there was not enough ground clearance when loading it in my truck.
No problem with the setup, just did not need it on the Giro. Need it on the trike.
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Re: Electric motor 2019/05/08 09:35:00 (permalink)
Sorry about that. That was exactly what I meant 
 
Thank you for your help.
Very much appreciated.
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Re: Electric motor 2019/05/10 06:55:17 (permalink)
This looks like an awesome setup for Bacchetta bikes!
https://www.bacchettabikes.com/product/copenhagan-wheel/
 
I'm thinking about getting one for my wife's trike!
She's a breast cancer survivor. The Chemo left her with Neuropathy and balance issues, so she can't ride a 2 wheel bent. 
 
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Re: Electric motor 2019/05/10 09:09:25 (permalink)
That Copenhagen wheel is very interesting (and expensive) but illegal on a bicycle here in the UK and Eu.
Nothing over 250W allowed here.
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Re: Electric motor 2019/05/10 10:17:44 (permalink)
I've looked at electric assist here and it's comparable to others I've seen, but more simple to install and operate.
I'm more interested in getting one of these for my wife, to help her increase her activity...
 
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