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Late 1930s Willys Overland E-bike Conversion - $2,700 (Lowell)

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bicycle type: cruiser
frame size: medium
wheel size: 26 in
bicycle frame material: steel
brake type: disc (mechanical)
electric assist: throttle
condition: good
make / manufacturer: Overland
model name / number: Fastback
For your consideration is a custom built 2wd setup based on a Pre War balloon tire frame originally made by the Snyder Manufacturing Company in Little Falls, NY. I probably have over 500 hours into building and modifying on top of the initial build. This bike is capable of being used daily, but in unrestricted modes it may not be considered an ebike (see your local laws, etc.)

Notable features of this build:
-bike sports double throw 3 way switch for dialing back power.
-bafang geared fwd motor running approx 850w in unrestricted mode
-direct drive rear motor running approx 2000w in unrestricted mode
-battery is a 52v battery with 23ah capacity from Em3ev. Battery alone cost about $800 including shipping.
-battery has just under 135 charge cycles on it and still strong and reliable!
-Regen braking enabled by the motor controller for the rear motor
-customer front fork and countless ratrod bicycle, motorcycle, and car goodies (email for more details)
-TRP Spyre brake calipers (both pads clamp the rotor despite being mechanical calipers)
-Will throw in full face helmet and other prewar bicycle parts if you refrain from haggling the price
-Will throw in 1920s Stewart Warner Ooga horn!
-Blow you kids minds when its whizzing by, knock old peoples dentures out when its standing still!
-new Schwalbe Fat Frank tires (and one extra spare)

I've ridden this bike all the way to Boston as well as to Fitchburg and to Worcester. Priorities have changed and want to see this go to someone who respects the vision and has the ability to use it without abusing it. NOT FOR KIDS or the mechanically uninitiated. I built this bike so you could, potentially, take all the electric stuff back off if desired and still have a cool 90-ish y/o bike.

List of notable antique bike parts:

persons majestic pedals, persons majestic siren, columbia tank patina matched to the frame, columbia fenders, torrington nickle plated handlebars (rare), large mens sprung saddle, wald chrome plated wing chainguard (not pictured), worcester bicycle plate (not pictured), custom fork made from monark front fork arms and springs and main fork legs and pivots from sears spaceliner, shimano FFS crankset, shimano 333 5 speed freewheel with two "skip tooth" cogs

**If interested, buyer will coordinate a time to meet at the Tewksbury police department** for pickup with cash only. Reasonable offers may be considered in person, no guarantees tho.

*Phone calls only*

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