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04-12-21, 06:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 133
Posted By andychrist

Yeah I saw that model on Amazon but it did not...

Yeah I saw that model on Amazon but it did not garner stunning reviews.
04-11-21, 02:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 133
Posted By andychrist

Too bad the Coho uses a 16” wheel. If it took a...

Too bad the Coho uses a 16” wheel. If it took a 20” then it might have been possible to install a Bafang 500W front hub drive and hang battery packs over it with the pannier rack to maximize...
04-09-21, 07:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 161
Posted By andychrist

Please don’t feed the spambots.

Please don’t feed the spambots.
03-23-21, 12:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 304
Posted By andychrist

Well I too do that coasting to a stop thing on my...

Well I too do that coasting to a stop thing on my dual hub drive ecumbent, the brake levers cut the motor before engaging the calipers at all. But with this front hub + mid drive setup, I obviously...
03-23-21, 09:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 304
Posted By andychrist

Well as long as the gear sensor timeout in the...

Well as long as the gear sensor timeout in the TSDZ2 is as long as for the brakes I should be fine with it. Purchased the customized model with triple chain rings and since SRAM Rockets are no longer...
03-22-21, 10:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 304
Posted By andychrist

That’s why I didn’t. ;) Anyway, looks like...

That’s why I didn’t. ;)

Anyway, looks like gear sensor is not one of the parameters covered by the OS Firmware, guess it’s a function of the sensor itself rather than the controller.

Also see...
03-22-21, 06:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 304
Posted By andychrist

TSDZ2 Gear Sensor Timing

Anybody know whether it’s possible to adjust the gear sensor’s motor cutoff duration on EcoCycle’s customized TSDZ2? (Because I’m a slow shifter. :o)

TIA
03-20-21, 02:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 454
Posted By andychrist

Yes but in the Netherlands the average commute is...

Yes but in the Netherlands the average commute is around what, two miles each way? And it’s flat there.

Here in the USA the average is ~16 miles so not as easily doable by bike.
03-20-21, 11:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 777
Posted By andychrist

Well if you do a conversion with a hub motor...

Well if you do a conversion with a hub motor rather than mid drive, chances are the wheel will only support disc calipers (regardless of what the vendor might claim). So if your bike is just set up...
03-19-21, 09:28 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 850
Posted By andychrist

Agree, locking both front and rear wheels is the...

Agree, locking both front and rear wheels is the best deterrent. E-assist makes their weight less of a concern than with conventional bikes. And you generally only need the smaller size U-lock on the...
03-18-21, 09:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 386
Posted By andychrist

Also the commuter with a lamp has it pointing up...

Also the commuter with a lamp has it pointing up into the sky. Were it aimed toward the road bed, would do a great job illuminating the front tire.
03-18-21, 05:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 386
Posted By andychrist

And they’re noisy as all get out. Are all mid...

And they’re noisy as all get out. Are all mid drives this loud or does Bosch take first prize?

Found it kind of a lame review, in that he didn’t test the gravel bike on gravel or the mtb model...
03-16-21, 08:07 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,133
Posted By andychrist

Ditto. My first, dual hub drive cargo ecumbent...

Ditto. My first, dual hub drive cargo ecumbent weighs about 94lbs unloaded and with the QP trailer around 110. Now am working on a winter build with fairing, front hub and mid drive; will probably...
03-15-21, 11:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 927
Posted By andychrist

Another advantage is that because you are able to...

Another advantage is that because you are able to average so many more mph on an ebike, you can go for rides that you otherwise wouldn’t have time for at all. For me, that means during the winter...
03-07-21, 10:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 699
Posted By andychrist

I installed a pair of Grin TorqArms...

I installed a pair of Grin TorqArms (https://em3ev.com/shop/grin-tech-torque-arm/) on the [beefy!] alloy fork of my dual 500W hub drive cargo bike, no problems....
03-04-21, 10:54 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,113
Posted By andychrist

What’s the risk, unless one is really inept at...

What’s the risk, unless one is really inept at wiring?

I run two 52V Luna DireWolf 21Ah packs in parallel to power my dual 48V 500W Bafang hub drive cargo e-cumbent so that the batteries drain...
Forum: Recumbent
03-02-21, 01:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 490
Posted By andychrist

Well in my iPad’s title/search bar it reads: ...

Well in my iPad’s title/search bar it reads:

Not Secure — bentrideronline.com

but that’s it, no problem accessing the site.

Which page do you choose for entry? I just go the the BentRider...
02-28-21, 02:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 845
Posted By andychrist

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50873528683_e7...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50873528683_e7eaff4b95_c.jpg

Built up this LWB e-cumbent with underseat and rear rack; drilled out a Radical Design trailer hitch to fit over the 12mm axle....
02-27-21, 10:52 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,365
Posted By andychrist

If your e-cargo bike is capable of 43.7mph, why...

If your e-cargo bike is capable of 43.7mph, why the hell would you want to ride between lanes?

Please don’t get yourself killed. :(
02-27-21, 10:46 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 992
Posted By andychrist

Hub Motor Advantages...

Hub Motor Advantages (https://ebikes.ca/learn/why-hub-motors-are-awesome.html#HubMotorAdvantages)
02-26-21, 10:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 992
Posted By andychrist

?? Grin’s Simulator does not allow for...

??

Grin’s Simulator does not allow for varying assist levels.

Hub drives retain ALL of a bicycle’s original gearing, unlike mid drives which generally forfeit multiple chainrings. Plus they...
02-26-21, 12:26 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 992
Posted By andychrist

Any 8, 9 or10-sped mtb cassette will be...

Any 8, 9 or10-sped mtb cassette will be compatible, but to keep your current shifters choose an 8-speed like this...
02-25-21, 04:01 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 992
Posted By andychrist

OP will be fine with the bike’s original setup...

OP will be fine with the bike’s original setup and maybe wider range cassette. 8-speed e-bike chains are the strongest and least expensive. Derailleur extender not absolutely necessary with an 11-42T...
02-25-21, 03:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 992
Posted By andychrist

You might be able either to adjust the...

You might be able either to adjust the derailleur’s L limit screw so that it can only reach the third largest cassette cog. Also you could loosen tension on the cable so that the derailleur cannot...
02-25-21, 09:37 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 992
Posted By andychrist

Also you might need to lengthen the RD...

Also you might need to lengthen the RD cable+housing a little and add one or two more pairs of links to your chain. But recommend you replace the entire existing chain with this KMC designed for...
02-25-21, 07:20 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 992
Posted By andychrist

You do not need new rear derailleur, just a...

You do not need new rear derailleur, just a derailleur hanger extender (https://www.ebay.com/sch/i.html?_from=R40&_trksid=p2057872.m570.l1312&_nkw=derailleur+hanger+extender&_sacat=7294) to...
02-23-21, 08:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 618
Posted By andychrist

Dunno whether they have it available for rear...

Dunno whether they have it available for rear hubs, but Grin’s new All Axle Hub Motor (https://ebikes.ca/product-info/grin-products/all-axle-hub-motor.html) is supposedly a couple kilos lighter than...
02-19-21, 10:26 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,110
Posted By andychrist

What brand hub motor? Because Bafang’s newer...

What brand hub motor? Because Bafang’s newer Intelligent displays such as their P850C (https://www.aliexpress.com/item/33022634888.html) allow the use of up to 60V batteries on their 48V motors. Like...
02-18-21, 11:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 729
Posted By andychrist

An 11-42T 8-speed cassette...

An 11-42T 8-speed cassette...
02-18-21, 10:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 729
Posted By andychrist

Yes a 44T chainring is certainly best for hills...

Yes a 44T chainring is certainly best for hills but there are aftermarket kits (https://electricbike.com/forum/forum/knowledge-base/motors-and-kits/bbshd/77535-bbs02-dual-chainring-howto) for the...
02-15-21, 07:01 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,812
Posted By andychrist

You’re not looking for an e-bike, Austin, you’re...

You’re not looking for an e-bike, Austin, you’re looking for a talking dog.

Stealthy and 1000W are currently contradictory. There are no motors or batteries capable of powering such with decent...
02-15-21, 12:13 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 8,224
Posted By andychrist

Please don’t feed the spambots. Is...

Please don’t feed the spambots.



Is that for their [generally] greater torque?

Incidentally, my dual 500W hub drive e-cumbent performs amazingly well on steep unpaved surfaces, though as it...
02-12-21, 05:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,144
Posted By andychrist

Bafang’s geared hub motors put no drag on the...

Bafang’s geared hub motors put no drag on the drivetrain. My own dual 500W 48V hub drive mountain cargo ‘bent conversion actually coasts faster down hill now from all the extra weight. :p This system...
01-30-21, 09:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,906
Posted By andychrist

Looks like Claire124 is a spambot, please ignore.

Looks like Claire124 is a spambot, please ignore.
01-30-21, 09:50 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,948
Posted By andychrist

While it is generally okay to store Li-ion...

While it is generally okay to store Li-ion batteries in the cold, they should never be charged when anywhere near freezing and ideal range is between 60º-80ºF. So if you’re planning on actually...
01-29-21, 12:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,220
Posted By andychrist

Doc what brand of hub motor is that and where did...

Doc what brand of hub motor is that and where did you get it, link?

TIA
01-28-21, 03:29 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,248
Posted By andychrist

Glad to hear Citibikes is expanding. But it...

Glad to hear Citibikes is expanding.

But it isn’t loose bikes they have to collect, it’s that there’s an overflow being docked in Midtown so they have to be returned back to the outer stations. I...
01-28-21, 08:23 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,248
Posted By andychrist

True dat. But only 2% of the population now lives...

True dat. But only 2% of the population now lives in rural areas so not such a significant demographic.

Big obstacle to owning an e-bike in a city (apart from traffic dangers) is the same as...
01-25-21, 12:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,082
Posted By andychrist

Well as I mentioned previously, swapping between...

Well as I mentioned previously, swapping between wheels will be problematic since the disc rotors are unlikely to align the same inside the calipers. So you’ll likely have to reposition both the...
01-25-21, 09:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,082
Posted By andychrist

Mid drive out of the question due to weight,...

Mid drive out of the question due to weight, price, or difficulty of installation? Because a front hub drive if left in the bike for work will shift the balance forward, making it more difficult to...
01-24-21, 08:29 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,082
Posted By andychrist

A 250 mid-drive is not a bad idea. Again, if your...

A 250 mid-drive is not a bad idea. Again, if your wife can walk the bike up to her work place under assist mode P, then she could use the same setup both for riding with you and commuting. If walking...
01-23-21, 11:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,082
Posted By andychrist

BTW, does your wife have to carry the bike over...

BTW, does your wife have to carry the bike over her shoulder to get it up to the second floor, or is there enough room for her to walk it up? Because Bafang’s better displays enable a walk mode (P)....
01-23-21, 10:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,082
Posted By andychrist

A 250W hub motor [supposedly] should be...

A 250W hub motor [supposedly] should be acceptable even on an aluminum fork. That said, if her bike has fender eyelets, quick and easy insurance would be to mount a pair of Grin Tech TorqArm V2...
01-07-21, 03:54 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,906
Posted By andychrist

Yeah the newer Bafang displays allow you to set...

Yeah the newer Bafang displays allow you to set max speed up to 45kph, no additional software required. Dunno whether any of their motors are actually capable of attaining and sustaining that speed...
12-22-20, 12:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,183
Posted By andychrist

Well 2old the newer model, low profile...

Well 2old the newer model, low profile (previously known as Saint) Deore RD does come with a built-in extender, if that’s what you are talking about. Shimano does not specify in the accompanying...
12-22-20, 06:12 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,183
Posted By andychrist

It is actually called a rear derailleur hanger...

It is actually called a rear derailleur hanger extender...
12-20-20, 10:43 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 8,224
Posted By andychrist

You might want to run the motor cable on the...

You might want to run the motor cable on the outside of the fork so it can’t rub against the tire (as happened with mine. :o )
12-20-20, 05:31 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 8,224
Posted By andychrist

All front wheel kits come with those washers,...

All front wheel kits come with those washers, they do not take the place of torque arms since they add no strength but do engage with lawyer lips nicely to help keep the axle from spinning. Again,...
12-20-20, 04:41 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 8,224
Posted By andychrist

Can’t tell from your pics whether the fork has...

Can’t tell from your pics whether the fork has fender eyelets but if not, you’re welcome to my single spare Grin Tech TorqArm V3 that comes with hose clamps and shrink wrap covers, for the price of...
12-19-20, 08:51 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,183
Posted By andychrist

Wonder whether on that kind of terrain you might...

Wonder whether on that kind of terrain you might be better off with dual hub drives — That’s what Grin Technologies recommends for heavy loads up hills: ...
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