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  • Best 55mph+ set up

    I've been running my QS V3 205 50h 5T 9kV stock , right out of the box since Summer of 2015. My tire is 26" Hookworm.

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    This is tbe QS V3 205 50h 5T on a 24" Hookworm. Top speed 83mph GPS test run. The video is "no load" and the motor sounds like a jet engine. https://youtu.be/4nBZSmL9EQE

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    • #3
      Here is the same bike running in front of a truck showing the speedometer https://youtu.be/GatAvPzqFbk

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      • #4
        Yuyangking YKZ120100 controller mounted on the Enduro frame with a rear 130/80-19" street moto tire hit 68mph
        https://youtu.be/0uyq0g1Nv7Y

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          • #6
            Nice!

            I had a guy in a pickup pull up to me at a red light yesterday, and tell me that he clocked me at 40 mph while going down a overpass. 35 mph speed limit and no bike space, so going faster was safer. More fun too.

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            • OptimusPrime
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              Were you pedaling? :)

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            Absolutely, I always pedal, especially in town. I would never be seen going that fast without moving my legs around! Nothing more fun then going fast while slowly pedaling, like I have some kind of magic gearing, or super powerful legs, or both.

            Oddly enough, two days later, the manager of the grain mill I was doing some crane work at, turned out to be the guy in the pickup who commented on my speed! We (they, not my screwup) had a wrong part for the job, and in the resulting long delay he offered the use of his truck if I wanted get something to eat or drink. The crane was holding something up so I couldn't drive off in it. "No problem" I told him, "I got my own wheels." Then I opened the box on the crane that contains my 20" 350 watt 52 volt (I converted it up from the original 36 volts with a new Lynn controller) folding fatbike and THEN he said "I thought you looked familiar, you're the guy I saw on that bike going 40!" Small town......

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            • #8
              Can someone please tell me if a 60 volt 20 ah battery will be ok for my 1000 watt motor? The controller says 48 volts 25amps.thanks.

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              • #9
                Don't wanna be a wet towel here but also keep in mind that when drivers see a bicycle they expect it to be kinda slow like a bicycle "normally" is. They will tend to pull out in front of you more often than not because of this dynamic we've "changed" regarding how fast bicycles "normally" travel. Something to think about...

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                • #10
                  Multiple kilo-volts, quite a few horsepower... I mean, really, at that point it's an electric motorcycle. I'm one to vehemently defend the fact that e-bikes are still "bicycles".

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                  • #11
                    Cars are constantly pulling out in front of me. I ride 25mph on average. It is fun to hit 55mph on a open road though. With a gaurantee that no one or thing will obstruct road

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                    • #12
                      Originally posted by Martin76 View Post
                      Can someone please tell me if a 60 volt 20 ah battery will be ok for my 1000 watt motor? The controller says 48 volts 25amps.thanks.
                      Try it and see if it works.
                      Worst case , you'll need a controller like KELLY KBS 72v 55a

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