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E-HUB Claims Bike Power Boost Using Springs

October 23, 2009

The E-HUB claims to speed up your cycling using springs. Brilliance or bunk? You decide.

You’re familiar with the problem: As the pedals reach the vertical, you lose power as the legs are not really pushing or pulling anything. This is most obvious on hills and the folks at E-HUB call this +/-15-degree section the “dead-spot”. A coiled spring inside the E-HUB coils up during the most powerful part of your stroke and then releases the stored energy in the dead-spot.

ItSource: Wired RSS Feed

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