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Forum: For Sale
07-08-19, 09:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 431
Posted By elizilla

I went on UPS for a quote. I said the package...

I went on UPS for a quote. I said the package would be 30" x 30" x 8" and weigh 15 pounds. I'm guessing it will actually be smaller and weigh less, but I haven't got it boxed and packed and I don't...
07-08-19, 07:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 912
Posted By elizilla

Hello, The motor I used is this one:...

Hello,

The motor I used is this one: https://www.ebikekit.com/collections/trike-systems-lithium

I contacted the company and they were able to provide that kit with a rear wheel with a freewheel...
07-07-19, 10:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 912
Posted By elizilla

I just finished adding electric to a Pfiff Primo,...

I just finished adding electric to a Pfiff Primo, which is a reverse trike with a Nexus 7 speed rear, like yours except mine has no cargo box. I think two motors in front is too heavy and too...
07-02-19, 02:04 PM
Replies: 334
Views: 20,504
Posted By elizilla

I have MS. The ebike/etrike is the only reason I...

I have MS. The ebike/etrike is the only reason I can ride at all. I now have five of them. And whaddya know, now that I can lend ebikes I have been persuading friends to ride out with me, people...
Forum: For Sale
06-30-19, 05:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 431
Posted By elizilla

FS: Shimano Nexus 7-speed internal gear hub/wheel/shifter

This is a 26" wheel with a Shimano Nexus 7-speed internally geared hub with a coaster brake. It is a high quality alloy rim, 19mm width, presta, and includes the tire and tube as well. Twist grip...
Replies: 13
Views: 5,225
Posted By elizilla

Just checking in to say, it is on the road! I...

Just checking in to say, it is on the road! I installed a 7-speed Shimano rear derailleur and shifter. Then I installed a trike kit from E-Bike-Kits...
06-30-19, 04:49 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,760
Posted By elizilla

I now have four miles on it. It's been years...

I now have four miles on it. It's been years since I rode a bicycle so longer rides will have to wait for me to get better shorts and shoes and a helmet - I used to have all those things but they've...
06-27-19, 12:06 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,760
Posted By elizilla

Ok I did not wait for the weekend. It is alive! ...

Ok I did not wait for the weekend. It is alive!

I still want to tidy the wiring a bit, and fine tune the shifting. Adjust the seat, bars, etc to get it just right. And it needs some toe...
06-23-19, 02:19 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,760
Posted By elizilla

Just checking in with an update... the 7 speed...

Just checking in with an update... the 7 speed freewheel, the new 9 speed freewheel, and the freewheel removal tool arrived.

The new 9 speed freewheel looks a lot like the first one, I guess that...
06-20-19, 11:59 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,760
Posted By elizilla

It is not the one I got, but I am interested! I...

It is not the one I got, but I am interested! I think I will wait and see what happens with the parts I already have coming, though, before I buy any more.

Since I posted last night I have been...
06-19-19, 07:13 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,760
Posted By elizilla

I appreciate that the seller of this wheel is...

I appreciate that the seller of this wheel is willing to stand by it, even though I am annoyed at their poor product description. They could have just ignored me, or run me in circles with bad...
06-19-19, 06:54 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,760
Posted By elizilla

Yes, I do have the hub motor wheel. I expected it...

Yes, I do have the hub motor wheel. I expected it to have a 9-speed cassette on it. But when it arrived and I tried to install it, I discovered that what it actually has is a 7-speed conventional...
06-18-19, 03:57 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,760
Posted By elizilla

The Microshift thumb shifter fit on my handlebars...

The Microshift thumb shifter fit on my handlebars and does not foul on the other controls, so that part is all resolved. At least temporarily. Because... now it turns out the cogs that came on this...
06-13-19, 08:01 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,760
Posted By elizilla

Since tucking in nicely is a problem, I'm...

Since tucking in nicely is a problem, I'm avoiding it. But I am glad to hear of Microshift; I had not previously been aware of this brand and they had more choices.

I just chose some of their...
06-12-19, 01:36 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,760
Posted By elizilla

The decision to get rid of the IGH is already...

The decision to get rid of the IGH is already made, fietsbob. You can't change my mind on this. Unless you want to offer me some $$ for the parts I am taking off, you should probably just move on....
06-12-19, 11:11 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,760
Posted By elizilla

Yes that is my bike in # 8 above. Though I notice...

Yes that is my bike in # 8 above. Though I notice that pic leaves out the right brake lever with its two cables. I wonder why the OEM deleted that part from their catalog pic?

I will try to get...
06-12-19, 10:09 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,760
Posted By elizilla

Here I am back to ask for more advice. I did...

Here I am back to ask for more advice.

I did order that claw, and it works, it fits my bike. I installed it and I used my new Park derailleur hanger alignment tool to get it perfectly straight....
06-06-19, 10:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,387
Posted By elizilla

I don't think you're going to find enough choices...

I don't think you're going to find enough choices at that price point, to be asking what is best.
06-04-19, 02:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,632
Posted By elizilla

If you get a bigger box you could put the food in...

If you get a bigger box you could put the food in it as well. In which case you would need to build something inside the box to hold the battery still, keep it from crushing the food.

There are...
06-04-19, 01:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,632
Posted By elizilla

I'm thinking something like this:...

I'm thinking something like this: https://www.amazon.com/Akro-Mils-9514-14-Inch-ProBox-Plastic/dp/B00017IPLS

Put a piece of plywood inside, on the bottom, for strength. Drill some holes through...
06-04-19, 01:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,491
Posted By elizilla

I think the important distinction to make here,...

I think the important distinction to make here, is what sort of insurance you are looking for.

I'd think that insuring an ebike against loss would be similar to insuring jewelry or artwork. Here...
05-27-19, 04:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,034
Posted By elizilla

I came to ebikes by way of motorcycles, actually....

I came to ebikes by way of motorcycles, actually. After coming to motorcycles by way of bicycles. I love them all.

I live on a popular route for both bicycles and motorcycles and when I am home I...
05-25-19, 08:37 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,760
Posted By elizilla

Just checking back in to let you guys know, I did...

Just checking back in to let you guys know, I did order that Claw and it fits the bike. So I have gone ahead and ordered a bunch of other parts. I’ll keep you posted as the project continues.
05-23-19, 03:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,258
Posted By elizilla

GenZe makes scooters for food delivery, the...

GenZe makes scooters for food delivery, the factory is in Ann Arbor Michigan. They also make e-bikes which they sell under the Peugeot brand. I had a factory tour and the scooter looked like a very...
05-21-19, 01:52 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,760
Posted By elizilla

fietsbob, I do get why you like IGH. They...

fietsbob,

I do get why you like IGH. They are super neat. But if I want a rear hub motor, there is just one IGH choice, the TDCM motor. It has a five speed Sturmey Archer, it's one of the most...
05-21-19, 12:49 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,760
Posted By elizilla

Oh and I ordered that Claw, too. Amazon Prime, it...

Oh and I ordered that Claw, too. Amazon Prime, it should be here tomorrow. :)

I haven't yet ordered the rest of the pieces. I want to make sure I can get past this part first.
05-21-19, 12:22 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,760
Posted By elizilla

OK I will share the reasoning that has led me...

OK I will share the reasoning that has led me here.

It's an adaptive machine for me. I have MS and I am too weak to ride a normal bike. It's a trike because while my balance is good, I am not...
05-21-19, 09:18 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,816
Posted By elizilla

Wow, reading this makes me realize I fit right...

Wow, reading this makes me realize I fit right in, here. After 20 years hiatus, I return to the fold, and with a similar stockpile already in hand. :)
05-21-19, 07:30 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,760
Posted By elizilla

Ah! "Claw". This is the search term I need. ...

Ah! "Claw". This is the search term I need. Thanks! :)

In learning about derailleur hangers I realized this is an adjustment that has caused me annoyance in the past and that I would love to...
05-20-19, 05:12 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,760
Posted By elizilla

Converting from IGH to rear derailleur system

Hello,

Because of disability I am in process of heavily modifying a bike. (Trike, actually. It is a Pfiff Primo. It suits my requirements in ways I won't get into here; I'll just say I want to...
Replies: 13
Views: 5,225
Posted By elizilla

Now I am trying to figure out the derailleur...

Now I am trying to figure out the derailleur hanger. I think I will post about that in the mechanics section, though.
Replies: 13
Views: 5,225
Posted By elizilla

I went out there with my stronger glasses and a...

I went out there with my stronger glasses and a flashlight. and a chair to sit on. I don't think the markings on this tire are in English, or even in our alphabet. :) But I found a marking on the...
Replies: 13
Views: 5,225
Posted By elizilla

I tried reading it yesterday, but found the...

I tried reading it yesterday, but found the printing on the tire is unreadable without getting down on the floor, which is a no-go since I can't get up again. This trike is too awkward and heavy to...
Replies: 13
Views: 5,225
Posted By elizilla

Now I am doubting myself. Every web page I can...

Now I am doubting myself. Every web page I can find says the trike has a 26" rear tire. But it looks weirdly small, I do think it is 24". This is weird. I will look at it again tomorrow, pull another...
Replies: 13
Views: 5,225
Posted By elizilla

It's pouring rain today so I won't go out on the...

It's pouring rain today so I won't go out on the new trike. I am willing to ride in rain but there's no sense getting it all grungy when I am just going to be wrenching on it shortly.

Still can't...
Replies: 13
Views: 5,225
Posted By elizilla

I picked up the Pfiff trike today. It is not yet...

I picked up the Pfiff trike today. It is not yet an e-bike, I am still planning out the details. But now that the bike is here I can make better plans, because I have something to look at and...
Replies: 13
Views: 5,225
Posted By elizilla

Thanks Honcho. I know of the Hase Pino, it...

Thanks Honcho.

I know of the Hase Pino, it has fascinated me for years. But I only know it from pictures online, I have never seen one in real life. I have talked about taking time off work to...
Replies: 13
Views: 5,225
Posted By elizilla

What I am looking at now, is the Pfiff Capo...

What I am looking at now, is the Pfiff Capo (https://www.industrialbicycles.com/capo-tricycle.aspx).

I think this could be a more road worthy machine. With the paired wheels in front it would be...
Replies: 13
Views: 5,225
Posted By elizilla

E-Trikes for MS

I have MS that is affecting my left side. My balance is actually pretty good but I am weak, easily fatigued, and it is hard for me to pick my feet up, especially the left. So riding a two wheeled...
Replies: 125
Views: 32,835
Posted By elizilla

Hello, I'm Katherine. I have some neuro troubles...

Hello, I'm Katherine. I have some neuro troubles that led to drop foot in my left foot, and weakness in my whole body but especially the left side. I can't stand up for long. I walk with a cane...
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