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Thread: Hi from NE England

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    Hi from NE England

    Hi everyone, I thought i'd introduce myself before I start annoying everyone with my lack of electrical knowledge.
    I'm a mechanical engineer based in Durham, UK. I'm pretty handy with regular bikes, but i'm only just getting acquainted with the magic pixies side of things.
    I'm not going to be actually building a bike any time soon, I've got too many other projects on the go, but I will be doing plenty of research / planning and eventually modelling everything up in CAD.
    Esentially I'll be looking to build up a bit that'll be quick enough to keep up with some decent ICE bikes (~50kW?) and have the range to get me to work and back comfortably (~50 miles), based on that i'm looking at probably an ME1507/1616 paired up to maybe 10 leaf modules or a custom 18650 pack, depending on my donor frame.
    My last project was an old CB750:

    And I've been planning a long term build based on a Ducati 900ss (still needs a lot of design work):

    But i've got an old Scirocco and E30 that need attention first.

    Anyway, once I've got some substantial ideas together, i'll put a project thread up so you can all tell me that what i'm doing is wrong and i'll end up blowing myself up.

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    Nice to see you here guys, I'm also a newbie here and beautiful bike too.


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