An Introduction To Electric Bike Motor-Hub Motor & Mid-Drive Motor

An Introduction To Electric Bike Motor-Hub Motor & Mid-Drive Motor

 

These days, electric bicycles are booming, and more and more people are seen riding them on the streets. Today, this article is about a very important part of an electric bicycle that makes it what it is-the engine, a.k.a motor.

There are generally 2 kinds of motors, hub motor and central engine, which is named after the position where they have mounted the frames, check this out:

 

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Above is a Bafang hub motor, and Bafang is a name brand of electric bike motor, control systems, and they also produce mid-drive motor for electric bikes, see

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This motor is specially designed for enthusiasts who are enjoying themselves by converting a conventional bicycle to an electric bicycle.

 

To roughly compare a hub motor and a central engine, they are different in these aspects:

  • Structures
  • Mounted position
  • Costs

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