Hi, whoever reads this. I am interested in converting my 26" bike into an electric assist bicycle. If you have seen any electric bike stuff on the web you probably know that there are a few people that make electric bikes. I am wondering if I could put electric assist on my brand new bike for under $200. I would like it if it would do at least 15 and go for at least 15 or 16 miles before a recharge. I would be primarily using the electric power for hills and for when I need a break. The bike is great. Do you know of any way I could have the motor go on at intervals and have it coast for a while, like train electric motors in the trucks. I currently have a big sprocket on the rear wheel and nothing else. Tell me what you think and if you can show me a list of components, a diagram, something to explain things a little better to me. I don't want to mess this project up. Thank you.