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09-11-21, 10:07 AM
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Posted By cat0020

I've put about 1900 miles (3000km) within the...

I've put about 1900 miles (3000km) within the last 8 months, had one flat tire, disc brake pads are making some noise, very little maintenance needed.
I only leave one battery on this e-bike at a...
08-20-21, 07:03 AM
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Posted By cat0020

Here's the Amazon e-cargo bike delivery that I've...

Here's the Amazon e-cargo bike delivery that I've seen frequently since spring:
https://hips.hearstapps.com/hmg-prod.s3.amazonaws.com/images/nyc-electric-bike-4-1575905066.png
The trailer that gets...
08-14-21, 06:42 AM
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Posted By cat0020

This is why I bought my cheap Chinese cargo...

This is why I bought my cheap Chinese cargo e-bike:

https://electrek.co/2021/08/13/electric-cargo-bikes-faster-at-deliveries-than-delivery-vans/

"in urban areas, electric cargo bicycles make...
07-14-21, 01:30 PM
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Posted By cat0020

Regen is worthwhile if your e-bike has a large...

Regen is worthwhile if your e-bike has a large capacity battery, 3% to 5% regen for a large battery can be up to 6 or 10 miles of travel for a larger battery.
If your e-bike has small capacity...
07-14-21, 09:21 AM
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Posted By cat0020

I don't expect more than 3 to 5% gain in range...

I don't expect more than 3 to 5% gain in range for regen motor.

Article is 8 y-o, but still good info: https://www.electricbike.com/regenerative-brakes/

Video is also few years old:...
07-11-21, 01:21 PM
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Posted By cat0020

My wife is 4'10", rides regular road bike,...

My wife is 4'10", rides regular road bike, recumbent & MTB with me since 2006.
I got her a little tiny e-bike from Alibaba to try it out.
400w motor, 54.6v, 1100wh battery with max 60A.
14"...
06-09-21, 06:51 AM
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Posted By cat0020

Got caught in the thunderstorm in NYC yesterday...

Got caught in the thunderstorm in NYC yesterday afternoon with the cargo e-bike, rode about 8 miles in the rain.. not the torrential downpour, but still it was steady rain.
I was still using PAS &...
05-22-21, 01:48 PM
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Posted By cat0020

Ordered on Alibaba, 14 JAN 2021. Delivered on 19...

Ordered on Alibaba, 14 JAN 2021. Delivered on 19 MAY 2021.
https://i.imgur.com/4ra9DzK.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/01GpdFG.jpg

Pump up the tires, check the important bolts, torque the cranks bolts,...
04-26-21, 05:17 PM
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Posted By cat0020

Been carrying leftovers from our school to the...

Been carrying leftovers from our school to the local homeless shelter on my cargo ebike, can hold about 20 lb. in each milk crate.
Going over bumps really jars the contents, maybe need to let out...
04-16-21, 08:35 AM
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Posted By cat0020

I've put about 120 miles on the cargo ebike in...

I've put about 120 miles on the cargo ebike in the last two weeks.
Battery indicator gets down to 80% at about 20-22 mile mark, 60% at 42 mile mark. 20% at 80 mile mark, take about 4 to 5 hour to...
03-23-21, 07:58 AM
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Posted By cat0020

Candidate for frontend transplant, taller fork...

Candidate for frontend transplant, taller fork stack height to compensate for lower profile tire, not sure if more suspension travel:

https://i.imgur.com/WMfrJRc.jpg
...
03-22-21, 05:56 AM
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Posted By cat0020

Yeah, I started with 25 psi, went up to near 40...

Yeah, I started with 25 psi, went up to near 40 psi.. those fat tires just get louder... hopefully they wear out quick when ridden on pavement then I can get replacement with street oriented tires.
03-20-21, 06:43 AM
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Posted By cat0020

I've ridden my Chinese Cargo ebike for about 32...

I've ridden my Chinese Cargo ebike for about 32 miles in Brooklyn this week.

In temperature in the 40 degree F, battery got down to about 70% from 100%.

The 20" fat, treaded tires are really...
02-27-21, 03:13 PM
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Posted By cat0020

With two batteries, 43.7 mph may still be a...

With two batteries, 43.7 mph may still be a stretch on the flat.. 30 mph shouldn't be much problem as PAS with a decent rider.
But cargo bike carrying enough weight heading down a nice hill, 43.7...
02-27-21, 11:53 AM
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Views: 7,508
Posted By cat0020

Just because it's capable of 43.7 mph, doesn't...

Just because it's capable of 43.7 mph, doesn't mean that you have to ride it at 43.7 mph anywhere.

I ride between lanes because it is safe for me to filter through stopped vehicle traffic to the...
02-27-21, 10:26 AM
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Views: 7,508
Posted By cat0020

Regardless of wheel size, the max speed setting...

Regardless of wheel size, the max speed setting is for top speed of motor control... which means the electric motor would cut out at setting speed of 43.7 mph.

I've gone over 60 mph on my road...
02-26-21, 03:27 PM
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Posted By cat0020

Finally the streets are somewhat dry & clean of...

Finally the streets are somewhat dry & clean of salt.. took the cargo bike out for a short spin..
Battery shows +53V, and the motor feels like it.. the raw torque of this motor/battery combo is...
02-14-21, 09:22 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,508
Posted By cat0020

This cargo bike is not meant for performance...

This cargo bike is not meant for performance cycling.
Just as any eBay purchase, you pay in full when you place the order, I use my credit card the have fraud protection and allow me to dispute the...
02-11-21, 06:56 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,508
Posted By cat0020

Spec sheet shows max 40km/h.. 24.8 mph.. ...

Spec sheet shows max 40km/h.. 24.8 mph..

It's a cargo bike, will be used in NYC metro among congested motor vehicle traffic; I don't expect to spend significant amount of time at top speed with...
02-10-21, 02:02 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,508
Posted By cat0020

Cargo ebike delivered today, came in a sturdy...

Cargo ebike delivered today, came in a sturdy wooden box wrapped in shrink-wrap...
https://i.imgur.com/yDZ6iAJ.jpg

Inside the wooden box is heavy cardboard box:
https://i.imgur.com/xirbntL.jpg
...
12-01-20, 06:57 AM
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Posted By cat0020

01 DEC 2020, Received an update on my Chinese...

01 DEC 2020, Received an update on my Chinese Cargo bike order.
Cargo e-bike has been built, packed up & picked up by ground transport to be carried to sea port for sea transport to US.
Estimate...
10-29-20, 07:25 AM
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Posted By cat0020

Controller plus wiring for dual batteries.

Controller plus wiring for dual batteries.
10-29-20, 06:59 AM
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Views: 7,508
Posted By cat0020

After few days of messaging with 3 different...

After few days of messaging with 3 different Chinese e-bike manufacturers, I got to place an order for my cargo bike, expect delivery by Xmas.
https://i.imgur.com/IwpIRsY.png
10-26-20, 04:20 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,508
Posted By cat0020

I've purchased enough bike related items from...

I've purchased enough bike related items from China to know what to avoid.
It helps to speak Chinese, know how they conduct business & understand their culture.
10-21-20, 11:32 AM
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Views: 7,508
Posted By cat0020

Can you specify a "normal" frame/handlebar...

Can you specify a "normal" frame/handlebar system?
Something similar to this?
https://triunigroup.en.made-in-china.com/product/LZbJdADCrphB/China-Double-Lithium-Battery-New-Model-Cargo-Bike.html...
10-21-20, 08:20 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,508
Posted By cat0020

Would something like this work for you? ...

Would something like this work for you?
...
10-20-20, 12:03 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,508
Posted By cat0020

Any specific cargo bike you might be interested...

Any specific cargo bike you might be interested in?

Where are you located? near LA?

I can deal with domestic logistics.
10-20-20, 07:43 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,508
Posted By cat0020

Question Chinese Utility e-bikes

Any folks in this forum interested in utility e-bikes?

I'm looking to replace my folding bike to an utility e-bike for running errands within Manhattan, Brooklyn & Queen, NY.

I stumbled onto...
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