Which is better, center motor or hub motor?--plusebike

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Which is better, center motor or hub motor?

Plusebike do a test for center motor or hub motor, and summarized several points to help customers to make a choice.

The power-assisted motor systems currently on the market can be roughly divided into two types: mid-mounted type and wheel hub type. The mid-mounted motor refers to the motor that drives the motor installed in the bottom bracket position of the frame. The motor is connected to the frame and is connected to the rear wheel through a chain to transmit power. In-wheel motor refers to a motor whose drive motor is installed at the wheel hub, and the motor directly acts on the wheel set.


For sports electric bikes, the integrated mid-mounted motor is undoubtedly the best choice.

First of all, the motor drive system is located at the bottom bracket of the frame, which will not affect the front and rear weight balance of the whole vehicle. For full suspension models, the mid-mounted motor reduces the mass under the spring, and the feedback of the rear suspension is therefore more Naturally, there are inherent advantages in cross-country intervention.


In fact, the replacement of the wheel set is relatively convenient. If it is a hub motor, it is difficult for riders to upgrade the wheel set by themselves. This is not the case with a mid-mounted motor. Plusebike think that players can buy a frame set for DIY, which greatly increases the playability. At the same time, excellent and efficient wheels can also reduce transmission loss and greatly improve endurance.


Third, during off-road riding, the mid-mounted motor has less impact than the in-wheel motor, so it is more advantageous in terms of protection, thereby reducing the risk of motor damage and reducing the failure rate.

For non-sports models, the replacement of the in-wheel motor does not require major changes to the traditional frame structure, which is high in quality and low in price, and has a large price advantage, which is easier for commuters to accept.