Homebrew front wheel drive electric bike spotted - can anyone explain this?
I saw this recently while out shopping. I'm sure the owner won't mind me posting a photo - it was in a public place.
The thing is - WTF is going on here? Has this person done what i think they've done? That is, taken a basic modern road bike (which happens to be the same model as my training bike!), and botched a motor onto it? It looks like the guts of a cheap e-bike. And, front wheel drive - is that a good idea?
Genuinely interested - when i saw it i couldn't stop staring.