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    Video from my Silent Speedster this afternoon

    Just trying out a new camera mount.... Went down an abandoned road and the old B&M railroad bed located in south western New Hampshire.


    http://youtu.be/DPLw_sevoxM

    Here's a pic of the camera...
  2. Re: Silent Speedster Rolling Frame - 20" rear / 26" front

    Okay, here's the maiden video. Don't knock me on my welds around the head tube. This is my first welding project... Also, it's awfully hard to cruise at 22mph with one hand and hold a camcorder with...
  3. Re: Silent Speedster Rolling Frame - 20" rear / 26" front

    Thanks guys!

    darnthedog, I may end up drilling a hole in the front and snaking the wires down the tube to the bottom bracket. It can be done easily but I didn't think it through during the...
  4. Re: Silent Speedster Rolling Frame - 20" rear / 26" front

    Tested the Lipo wiring this evening. Everything works great. Now the hard part of making it look clean...

    -Tim


    http://youtu.be/lSUp9Ymg9TA
  5. Re: Silent Speedster Rolling Frame - 20" rear / 26" front

    One more pic...
  6. Re: Silent Speedster Rolling Frame - 20" rear / 26" front

    Started painting...
    Also received the Lipos today.
  7. Re: Silent Speedster Rolling Frame - 20" rear / 26" front

    Mounted the rack last night...

    -Tim
  8. Re: Silent Speedster Rolling Frame - 20" rear / 26" front

    Building a rear rack to hold the ESC and lipos...

    -Tim


    https://vimeo.com/43937060
  9. Re: Silent Speedster Rolling Frame - 20" rear / 26" front

    Welded on the foot pegs.

    -Tim
  10. Re: Silent Speedster Rolling Frame - 20" rear / 26" front

    Added a longer and larger diameter seat post tube for a Cruiser Gel seat. ;) (The seat in the photo is off one of the donor bikes...)


    -Tim
  11. Re: Silent Speedster Rolling Frame - 20" rear / 26" front

    Thanks Brad. I hope so! I'm not a small guy... 235ish + the bike weight. That's why I stuck with that 20" in the rear.

    I'll keep posting updates along the way.

    -Tim
  12. Silent Speedster Rolling Frame - 20" rear / 26" front

    So, I finished my rolling frame this evening... Next is the seat, foot pegs and battery mounting plate.
    I'm going to go with a 20" www.ampedbikes.com front hub motor. It'll be powered by 48V 18ah...
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