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09-11-20, 08:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 364
Posted By Dewey101

I agree with this suggestion, another display...

I agree with this suggestion, another display option might be the Egg Rider V2 (https://california-ebike.com/shop/eggrider-v2/) that offers the added benefit of connecting via Bluetooth with a...
09-10-20, 07:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 453
Posted By Dewey101

I like the Quick Neo SL 2 Remixte...

I like the Quick Neo SL 2 Remixte (https://www.cannondale.com/en-us/bikes/electric/e-fitness/quick-neo-sl/quick-neo-sl-remixte-2?sku=c63400u10lg), it was reported...
09-09-20, 07:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 453
Posted By Dewey101

Step through ebikes using the Mahle ebikemotion...

Step through ebikes using the Mahle ebikemotion x35 hub motor are lightweight, for example in the US the Orbea Optima (38lb), and Cannondale Treadwell Neo Mixte (40lb), and in the UK the Islabikes...
08-31-20, 09:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 353
Posted By Dewey101

The EBR brand forum...

The EBR brand forum (https://electricbikereview.com/forums/forum/pedego/) has chat, and there is a Pedego owners facebook group (https://www.facebook.com/groups/pedegoownersgroup/)
I agree Pedego...
08-24-20, 07:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 430
Posted By Dewey101

What type of ebike do you have? My wife has had...

What type of ebike do you have? My wife has had back surgery and is having a hard time finding a comfortable saddle for her Raleigh step-through pedal bike. She tried a Brooks B66S which has a...
08-20-20, 06:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 503
Posted By Dewey101

If you live in a flat land area any of these...

If you live in a flat land area any of these would be good. If you need to climb hills regularly I think you'll prefer the extra torque of the Bosch Performance Cruise (65nm) motor on the Ghost over...
08-04-20, 07:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,460
Posted By Dewey101

While this is an atypical example, RadPower Bikes...

While this is an atypical example, RadPower Bikes occasionally break the frame around the seat collar and reportedly this is due to owners extending the seatpost above the max line on the seatpost....
07-21-20, 10:26 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,631
Posted By Dewey101

I was encouraged to see Justin LeMire-Elmore's...

I was encouraged to see Justin LeMire-Elmore's video showing how you could gut a direct drive hub motor to run an external controller, seems a way to keep older ebikes going.
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07-15-20, 02:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 572
Posted By Dewey101

Here is a pdf about the motor...

Here is a pdf about the motor http://www.engines.piaggio.com/data/Piaggio-WI-Bike-powertrain.pdf EBR reviews (https://electricbikereview.com/brand/piaggio/) from 2017/2018 listed the motor as an...
07-07-20, 09:01 AM
Replies: 769
Views: 907,581
Posted By Dewey101

Breezer Downtown 8 ST, 2017 model, converted with...

Breezer Downtown 8 ST, 2017 model, converted with a 350w BBS01. It came with a Nexus 8 IGH which I wanted, I added a Hebie chainglider to replace the chainguard lost due to the mid-drive conversion....
07-07-20, 08:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 748
Posted By Dewey101

I like Hill Topper replaced the simple on/off...

I like Hill Topper replaced the simple on/off switch with a throttle on their entry model. You make a good point about using a throttle, on my Class 2 350w BBS01 I use throttle to get going from a...
07-07-20, 08:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 880
Posted By Dewey101

Scroll down the product page here and expand the...

Scroll down the product page here and expand the Product Specifications to see the gear ratios, Gear 5 is the direct drive, same as on my Nexus 8 which afaik is almost the same but less expensive...
07-01-20, 01:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 880
Posted By Dewey101

I also live in a hilly area which is why I went...

I also live in a hilly area which is why I went with the Nexus 8 on my 350w BBS01
06-30-20, 11:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 880
Posted By Dewey101

Since that article both Sturmey & Shimano have...

Since that article both Sturmey & Shimano have released 5 speed IGH models for ebikes. Reportedly the Sturmey didnít work on the Luna Babe, so you might like to explore the Shimano Nexus Inter-5E,...
06-30-20, 10:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 692
Posted By Dewey101

True in the 22 states that have so far adopted...

True in the 22 states that have so far adopted the BPSA/PfB 3-Class ebike model legislation...except for New York which has co-opted the wording but chosen...
06-14-20, 03:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,413
Posted By Dewey101

Darn it, Genze are shutting their US operation...

Darn it, Genze are shutting their US operation https://electrek.co/2020/06/14/genze-closes-electric-scooter-bicycle-made-in-america/
06-13-20, 03:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 787
Posted By Dewey101

My only experience with this model is a colleague...

My only experience with this model is a colleague at my work place rode one to and from work every day for two years and has recently replaced it with another ebike of the same model, works for her....
06-13-20, 03:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 787
Posted By Dewey101

Review here...

Review here https://electricbikereview.com/nakto/camel/
Main problem is the scooter style band brake on the rear wheel, what has been your experience going down steep hills?
04-12-20, 09:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 635
Posted By Dewey101

The BikeTarrytown blog had a good post describing...

The BikeTarrytown blog had a good post describing the regulations. Most problematic is the default state-wide ban on >30mph roads, although localities can permit them the wording in the governors...
03-20-20, 10:17 AM
Replies: 471
Views: 31,487
Posted By Dewey101

Someone Tweeted...

Someone Tweeted (https://twitter.com/EuroHoody/status/1240986471240212481?s=20) asking whether bicycle insurance policies remain valid during the pandemic, so I emailed Markel (who underwrite...
03-19-20, 08:35 PM
Replies: 471
Views: 31,487
Posted By Dewey101

Me too, no way Iím getting back in a Metrorail car

Me too, no way Iím getting back in a Metrorail car
03-14-20, 08:36 PM
Replies: 471
Views: 31,487
Posted By Dewey101

Yep, a NY Post article...

Yep, a NY Post article (https://nypost.com/2020/03/13/citi-bike-struggling-to-keep-up-with-coronavirus-ridership-spike/) outlined how they’re disinfecting CitiBike Bikeshare Bikes, I’d be surprised...
03-13-20, 07:03 AM
Replies: 471
Views: 31,487
Posted By Dewey101

The virus doesn't last long on surfaces exposed...

The virus doesn't last long on surfaces exposed to UV sunlight, rain, cold, everything the outdoors throws at them, bikeshare is safe.
03-12-20, 08:04 AM
Replies: 471
Views: 31,487
Posted By Dewey101

In DC people who can are switching from Metro to...

In DC people who can are switching from Metro to riding a bicycle, e-bike, or scooter. This morning there are ten dockless e-bikes or scooters outside my building instead of the usual two and that...
03-04-20, 03:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 379
Posted By Dewey101

This company will rebuild your Currie battery...

This company will rebuild your Currie battery pack https://ebikemarketplace.com/pages/rebuild
02-26-20, 10:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,413
Posted By Dewey101

I finally got to ride a Genze 200 last week. In...

I finally got to ride a Genze 200 last week. In Washington DC a new European Bikeshare company Helbiz are deploying a small fleet of them...
02-10-20, 10:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 566
Posted By Dewey101

also read some other forum threads from folk who...

also read some other forum threads from folk who cite that link I posted, for example https://www.pedelecs.co.uk/forum/threads/complete-conversion-kit-vs-replacing-parts.31573/post-513798
this U.K....
02-10-20, 12:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 566
Posted By Dewey101

You can use a multimeter to check current is...

You can use a multimeter to check current is flowing from the battery, if that is working here is a useful site covering how to replace the controller, display, and pedal assist sensor on the bike...
01-05-20, 06:55 AM
Replies: 23,161
Views: 2,653,837
Posted By Dewey101

A recent thread on another forum discusses a...

A recent thread on another forum discusses a conversion a 1970’s Raleigh 3-speed to an ebike using a Bafang BBS01 mid-drive kit motor. Note: in the URL replace the name of the forum blanked out with...
12-20-19, 09:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,462
Posted By Dewey101

Read Justin LeMire-Elmore’s take on BBS02 vs...

Read Justin LeMire-Elmore’s take on BBS02 vs BBSHD https://endless-sphere.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=100461

And some feedback from other folk that ride both motors BBSHD vs. BBS02? - Endless...
12-20-19, 02:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,462
Posted By Dewey101

This is a good article on using power tool...

This is a good article on using power tool batteries for ebikes https://www.electricbike.com/cordless-tool-batteries-for-ebike/

I have a BBS01 250w set to 18a current and it's OK for getting up...
12-20-19, 01:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 886
Posted By Dewey101

Try one then if you don't like it try the other,...

Try one then if you don't like it try the other, this is what I like about DIY if you don't like it just move it over to something else.
12-10-19, 09:17 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,208
Posted By Dewey101

My ideal ebike for utility/transportation cycling...

My ideal ebike for utility/transportation cycling & urban commuting is the Gazelle Arroyo C8 HMB, 700c/28" wheels, quality weather resistant frame, paint, and hardware, Bosch system with torque...
12-06-19, 07:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,413
Posted By Dewey101

Glad the assembly went smoothly, it’s a relief...

Glad the assembly went smoothly, it’s a relief when out of the box you turn it on and have power. So you went with the step through model, I appreciate the convenience of a step through. How are the...
11-25-19, 02:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,609
Posted By Dewey101

See https://www.genze.com/accessories/ The bikes...

See https://www.genze.com/accessories/ The bikes should be mechanically fine though you could always pay a local bike shop to assemble the bike and check the brakes and gears work, it's the battery...
11-23-19, 09:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,609
Posted By Dewey101

Here are two reviews of the 200 series ...

Here are two reviews of the 200 series

https://electricbikereview.com/genze/200-series/
...
11-23-19, 05:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,609
Posted By Dewey101

To be clear the 200 series does not appear on...

To be clear the 200 series does not appear on their used/nearly new page, you might call them to ask if they are selling any 200 series demos or ex-floor models, but the deals appear to be on the...
11-23-19, 06:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,609
Posted By Dewey101

Here is an article listing some other current...

Here is an article listing some other current deals https://9to5toys.com/2019/11/21/electric-bicycle-deals-early-black-friday-sales/

regarding the Genze bikes here’s a thread including...
11-22-19, 08:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,609
Posted By Dewey101

Avoid the Nakto Camel model, it has just a...

Avoid the Nakto Camel model, it has just a scooter band brake on the rear which really isn’t powerful enough if you are descending a hill. If you would like disk brakes there are other budget ebikes...
11-19-19, 08:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 367
Posted By Dewey101

I am not an Indian but Googling around I found...

I am not an Indian but Googling around I found two companies in Hyderabad: Pedalease, and Virtus Motors, both sell kit motors and batteries, a 36v 250w motor plus 7 or 8 ah lithium battery is going...
11-13-19, 09:47 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,459
Posted By Dewey101

True. It's been interesting to see SP's business...

True. It's been interesting to see SP's business model evolve to partner with Public, Marin, and Montague, and offer the Copenhagen wheel as a conversion for commuting bikes. It's a neat solution for...
10-11-19, 12:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 809
Posted By Dewey101

Bikesdirect sell the Motobecane Elite eAdventure...

Bikesdirect sell the Motobecane Elite eAdventure eMTB, well equipped for the $1700 price, Class 1
10-10-19, 05:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,830
Posted By Dewey101

Nice that the motor works with a bottom bracket...

Nice that the motor works with a bottom bracket torque pedal assist sensor, Iíve only previously seen the Grin Tech combination of BB sensor + hub motor, great this is now available on a kit...
10-10-19, 12:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,155
Posted By Dewey101

https://ebiketips.road.cc/content/news/six-new-mid...

https://ebiketips.road.cc/content/news/six-new-mid-motor-systems-from-wisper-bianchi-kervelo-sachs-polini-and-amprio-2024

The 6 motors featured in the above article are all OEM designs, the...
10-09-19, 04:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,297
Posted By Dewey101

Bafang mid-drives are all cadence pedal assist +...

Bafang mid-drives are all cadence pedal assist + throttle, you can run them without the throttle, another mid-drive kit motor that offers more bicycle-like torque pedal assist is the TSDZ2, see...
10-04-19, 08:57 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,297
Posted By Dewey101

Trek has a trade-up program and has just released...

Trek has a trade-up program and has just released a new line of ebikes called Allant+ (https://www.trekbikes.com/us/en_US/allant-plus/) with the latest gen 4 Bosch...
09-17-19, 02:52 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,557
Posted By Dewey101

Cheaper Bafang geared hub motor cruisers with a...

Cheaper Bafang geared hub motor cruisers with a larger frame mounted 400wh battery are the Tuesday August Live ($1400), and BikesDirect Mango SuperBird ($1,000), but it’s nice to see a budget ebike...
08-21-19, 07:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,245
Posted By Dewey101

Try asking on this forum...

Try asking on this forum (https://electricbike.com/forum/forum/builds/new-builder-questions) as well
08-21-19, 07:01 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,083
Posted By Dewey101

EVELO Aurora...

EVELO Aurora (https://www.evelo.com/electric-bicycles/aurora-ltd/)

Velec R48M (http://www.velec.ca/en/bicycles/r48m#)

Tern HSD S8i (https://www.ternbicycles.com/bikes/hsd)

Pegasus Premio...
07-25-19, 09:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,967
Posted By Dewey101

https://ebikemarketplace.com/

https://ebikemarketplace.com/
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