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12-10-19, 09:17 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,025
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: 9
Views: 187
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: 529
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: 529
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: 529
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: 529
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: 529
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: 230
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: 2,659
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: 592
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: 1,354
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, I’ve 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: 961
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: 1,266
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: 1,266
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: 2,813
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: 1,034
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: 938
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: 5,582
Posted By Dewey101

https://ebikemarketplace.com/

https://ebikemarketplace.com/
07-16-19, 08:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,113
Posted By Dewey101

A rule of thumb is subtract the cost of a...

A rule of thumb is subtract the cost of a replacement battery before accounting for wear and tear on the bicycle parts.
06-18-19, 09:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,662
Posted By Dewey101

Ebikesdirect bought freego’s spares stock but...

Ebikesdirect bought freego’s spares stock but unsure if they’re only supporting their customers or any owner https://www.e-bikesdirect.co.uk/brands/freego/
06-13-19, 07:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,395
Posted By Dewey101

Was it Troy Rank...

Was it Troy Rank https://bikes-as-transportation.com/troy-rank-epic-ebike-journey/

or Ravi Kempaiah? https://www.crazylennysebikes.com/setting-a-world-record-on-an-e-bike/
06-12-19, 07:11 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,468
Posted By Dewey101

Raleigh have recently launched a range of ebikes...

Raleigh have recently launched a range of ebikes sold at Halford (https://www.halfords.com/brands/raleigh)s so you can get it serviced anywhere, as others have said an upright bike would work best,...
06-10-19, 09:52 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,139
Posted By Dewey101

A Hase Pino could work, it has a short 57"...

A Hase Pino could work, it has a short 57" wheelbase so you could load it on a wider hitch rack like a swagman xtc-2 which fits up to 66" wheelbase, it's available with a child crankset with...
06-09-19, 08:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,559
Posted By Dewey101

Yes it can, I have a Markel policy for my Breezer...

Yes it can, I have a Markel policy for my Breezer Downtown converted with a BBS01 mid-drive. As long as you program it under CPSC limits they will issue a policy. Earlier this year I claimed on a...
06-06-19, 03:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,063
Posted By Dewey101

Micah Toll likes this...

Micah Toll likes this...
06-06-19, 11:45 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,722
Posted By Dewey101

I second the advice on getting a mid drive for...

I second the advice on getting a mid drive for the hills, the Yamaha Cross Core and Giant Explore E+3 are both lighter than the bikes you listed, I'd add fenders, a rack, lights (the Cross Core has a...
06-04-19, 04:57 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,559
Posted By Dewey101

In the US because ebike frames don’t have a VIN...

In the US because ebike frames don’t have a VIN number they cannot be insured under a motorcycle policy, or registered and titled with the DMV in most states. Markel offer a policy that covers theft,...
05-30-19, 08:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,236
Posted By Dewey101

Busch and Muller Lyt E headlight ($38) and the...

Busch and Muller Lyt E headlight ($38) and the Toplight View E tail light ($19) might plug into a SM-DUE01 light adapter for Shimano Steps battery, call Peter White to confirm...
05-18-19, 06:47 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 25,098
Posted By Dewey101

There was a learning curve for me as I didn’t...

There was a learning curve for me as I didn’t know how to solder, but if I had bought motor and battery from the same supplier I would not have needed to solder on matching power wire connectors. I...
05-13-19, 08:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,108
Posted By Dewey101

Genze 100 series Ebikes are being sold off...

Genze 100 series Ebikes are being sold off (https://www.genze.com/nearly-new/) at half new price, it’s a basic bike but assembled in Ann Arbor so better than an Ancheer or Nakto brand ebike at the...
05-10-19, 09:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,463
Posted By Dewey101

If you’re going to build an electric road bike...

If you’re going to build an electric road bike you’ll want a torque sensor, and do you want Class 3 28mph speed? The 750w version of the TSDZ2 mid-drive motor was reviewed...
05-09-19, 03:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,500
Posted By Dewey101

Reducing the current setting will reduce power...

Reducing the current setting will reduce power consumed which will increase range and your motor will run cooler. I have a 36v BBS01 with current set to 18a so my peak power is 648w. Setting your...
05-08-19, 08:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,518
Posted By Dewey101

Sondors Step...

Sondors Step (https://sondors.com/collections/north-america/products/sondors-step-july-shipping)
05-07-19, 11:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,688
Posted By Dewey101

Some <$2k Cruisers: Schwinn Constance...

Some <$2k Cruisers:

Schwinn Constance (https://www.walmart.com/ip/Schwinn-Constance-250-Watt-7-Speed-Mid-Drive-Cruiser-Electric-Bicycle-Blue/985872499)

Tuesday August Live...
05-02-19, 10:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,630
Posted By Dewey101

Last weekend I tore the kickstand plate off my...

Last weekend I tore the kickstand plate off my new Breezer Downtown by using a double kickstand so I thought to try a chainstay kickstand. I tow a Chariot trailer and have an IGH requiring a Thule...
03-20-19, 03:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 907
Posted By Dewey101

Like 2old said. I bought a bafang BBS01 motor and...

Like 2old said. I bought a bafang BBS01 motor and generic bottle battery from different sellers so I needed to add matching connectors to the power wires coming out of the motor and the battery...
03-16-19, 07:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,698
Posted By Dewey101

Wisper 806 SE is 21kg...

Wisper 806 SE is 21kg https://wisperbikes.com/e-bikes/806-se-folding-bike/

Raleigh stow-e-way is 20kg with a 36v motor/battery https://www.raleigh.co.uk/stower2-stow-e-way-white#technology
...
03-15-19, 08:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,698
Posted By Dewey101

Woosh Gallego 18kg, 16” wheels, no suspension,...

Woosh Gallego 18kg, 16” wheels, no suspension, but the trolley wheels on the rack mean you can wheel it about like a folded Brompton, they’re in Southend, Essex, but deliver anywhere Woosh Gallego |...
02-22-19, 10:27 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,106
Posted By Dewey101

How about Stirrups attached to the rack? eg...

How about Stirrups attached to the rack? eg https://familycyclery.com/accessories/xtracycle-stirrups
You would also need a dress/skirt guard or clip on folding panniers...
02-22-19, 10:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,773
Posted By Dewey101

Good article on IGH for mid-drives...

Good article on IGH for mid-drives https://www.electricbike.com/mid-drive-kit-igh/
I use a Nexus 8 with a BBS01, it's a good idea to have some way to stop the motor before shifting and there are 4...
01-30-19, 03:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,214
Posted By Dewey101

Not a customer, just interested in seeing the...

Not a customer, just interested in seeing the reaction to what appears to be a new line in adult bikes for a company previously known for their children's bikes. Re: England, I read on the Cycling...
01-30-19, 09:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,214
Posted By Dewey101

Islabikes Icons line for >65's

Islabikes, known for their children's bicycles, have introduced a new line for over 65's called Icons: https://www.islabikes.co.uk/icons/

Joni...
01-10-19, 06:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,641
Posted By Dewey101

The Cytronex C1 Kit front hub motor with a...

The Cytronex C1 Kit front hub motor with a lightweight short range bottle battery, gets a decent review in a UK publication...
12-07-18, 01:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,651
Posted By Dewey101

Bionx GmbH the European subsidiary has gone into...

Bionx GmbH the European subsidiary has gone into liquidation (https://www.bicycleretailer.com/industry-news/2018/12/06/bionx-gmbh-cease-european-operations-and-liquidate#.XArNUSBOmUk), that's it.
11-05-18, 07:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,013
Posted By Dewey101

Also consider a trike kit, the two I know of are...

Also consider a trike kit, the two I know of are the French AddBike and Israeli Trego, both can fit various size boxes to the front, both attach to the front fork of a standard bicycle. AddBike have...
11-01-18, 05:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,441
Posted By Dewey101

Argo cargo bakfiets kit $900 - note there is an...

Argo cargo bakfiets kit $900 - note there is an attachment piece that fits on the bottom bracket that attaches the bike to the spar coming from out back of the box so you would need a rear hub motor...
05-03-18, 06:57 AM
Replies: 21,951
Views: 2,271,609
Posted By Dewey101

Because IGH's appeal to a variety maybe the mods...

Because IGH's appeal to a variety maybe the mods felt they should be discussed in the existing forums for Classic, Commuters, Utility, and Recreational cyclists?
05-03-18, 06:40 AM
Replies: 21,951
Views: 2,271,609
Posted By Dewey101

local bike shops do seem to be caught between...

local bike shops do seem to be caught between flat sales and an industry restructuring to sell either high end or low priced models, I can't tell if it's because of over-production, increasing...
05-02-18, 09:51 PM
Replies: 21,951
Views: 2,271,609
Posted By Dewey101

Thank you for checking and posting here Paul. I...

Thank you for checking and posting here Paul. I like the CR18’s, must admit I didn’t have any trouble mounting the Schwalbe Marathon tires, I squeezed the bottom and tied a foot strap to keep it...
04-17-18, 12:32 PM
Replies: 21,951
Views: 2,271,609
Posted By Dewey101

I should have been clearer, I meant I asked...

I should have been clearer, I meant I asked Bailey to replace the rear sprocket with a larger cog. On the front wheel AFAIK Bailey kept the original front hub and replaced the rim and spokes. Here's...
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