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Nigel Marx 22 Jun 2009 07:12

Electric Bike, World Tour!
 
Apologies to Grant, your "two wheels, no motor" heading is now now longer true.... or should I have posted in the motorbike section?

This is well worth reading:
EBWT - English

This guy is part way through his world tour on a Wisper electric assisted bicycle. The way of future RTW travel?

If he passes through your area, how about offering him a bed or at least a power socket!
:thumbup1:

Cheers

Nigel in NZ

Warin 31 Oct 2012 23:57

Power limits
 
Hi,

The cops around here in NSW Australia are aware that the bicycles power assistance has a legal limit. It was 200 watts ... but I believe it has now been made 250 watts (makes those old odd 3 wheeled things legal .. forget the name). They do get some people with those added on two stroke motors.

I don't know what other places have limits ... but I'm certain they are around.

There is an electric power thingy you can add here that meets the limit, but have an easy work around to give substantially more power. I think the cops will just look for the speedsters - if your too fast (including up hill) then they will look at you. :thumbdown:

On a tour - you'd all ways be after a power point. :funmeterno: For commuting they would be fine (power point at home and work :funmeteryes:)


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