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06-22-21, 09:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 483
Posted By Dewey101

Woosh in Southend sell hub motor kits, email them...

Woosh in Southend sell hub motor kits, email them at kits@wooshbikes.co.uk for advice on which one would work with your bike.
https://wooshbikes.co.uk/?hubkits
05-12-21, 12:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,031
Posted By Dewey101

There's the Grin Tech Bottle Bob...

There's the Grin Tech Bottle Bob (https://ebikes.ca/bottle-bob.html) that uses a hose clamp, or Lekkie in New Zealand make a CNC machined mount...
05-10-21, 05:54 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 14,540
Posted By Dewey101

Pashley Customer service got back to me and...

Pashley Customer service got back to me and confirmed they use the same fork for both brake types, and the difference in cable pull ratio between Shimano roller brakes and Sturmey drum brakes...
05-08-21, 11:00 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 14,540
Posted By Dewey101

Pashley customer service replied to my question,...

Pashley customer service replied to my question, when they fit the Nexus 8 IGH option they do fit Shimano roller brakes both on the rear and front and use a Shimano dynamo hub. The 22” Pashley...
05-07-21, 05:48 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 14,540
Posted By Dewey101

The Guvnor looks great, but I like the...

The Guvnor looks great, but I like the traditional loop frame step through of the Britannia. Iíd get the optional Nexus 8 IGH, presumably they fit a Shimano rollerbrake to that, but wonder if they...
04-12-21, 12:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 589
Posted By Dewey101

Court Rye's EBR review ...

Court Rye's EBR review (https://electricbikereview.com/rad-power-bikes/radmission/)of the Radmission included the following geometry measurements he took :

Mid-Step: 46cm Seat Tube, 57cm Reach,...
03-19-21, 08:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 620
Posted By Dewey101

Converting a pedal bike to an e-bike: a case study

I wrote a blog post for a Washington DC e-bike group about my experience converting a pedal bike with a Bafang BBS01 motor...
01-25-21, 08:23 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,619
Posted By Dewey101

Detroit eSparrow is a Class 2 (17mph) single...

Detroit eSparrow is a Class 2 (17mph) single speed with a 250w hub motor and a small capacity battery strapped to the down tube, but it comes in 4 frame sizes and is light for an ebike weighing...
10-13-20, 07:31 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,854
Posted By Dewey101

Maybe a car battery heater, or some sort of...

Maybe a car battery heater, or some sort of insulated bag or fire-safe with the pack wrapped in some attic insulation and add some dessicant sachets to absorb moisture, and bring the battery pack...
10-13-20, 07:24 AM
Replies: 24,778
Views: 3,050,135
Posted By Dewey101

I haven't removed a fork before, the Sheldon...

I haven't removed a fork before, the Sheldon Brown website says (https://www.sheldonbrown.com/headsets.html) the procedure is to invert the bicycle, unscrew the lock nut, unscrew the threaded bearing...
10-11-20, 03:03 PM
Replies: 24,778
Views: 3,050,135
Posted By Dewey101

Didnít work

Thanks, I did as you suggested and took the handlebar off, loosened the extender, tightened the headset again, greased the extender outside, raised it up 1/4”, hand tightened it, reinstalled the...
10-05-20, 07:23 AM
Replies: 24,778
Views: 3,050,135
Posted By Dewey101

My wife has had back surgery and needs a more...

My wife has had back surgery and needs a more upright riding position. I added a Sunlite Cromo quill extender (https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B000AO9ZE8/ref=ask_ql_qh_dp_hza) to her '73 Raleigh...
09-11-20, 08:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,093
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: 1,183
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: 1,183
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: 884
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: 1,185
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: 1,107
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: 1,772
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: 4,198
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.
...
07-15-20, 02:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,084
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: 829
Views: 945,268
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: 971
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: 1,291
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: 1,291
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: 1,291
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: 908
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: 1,921
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: 1,123
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: 1,123
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: 701
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: 37,324
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: 37,324
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: 37,324
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: 37,324
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: 37,324
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: 494
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: 1,921
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: 1,086
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: 1,086
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: 24,778
Views: 3,050,135
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: 1,941
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: 1,941
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: 1,763
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: 4,735
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: 1,921
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: 2,790
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: 2,790
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: 2,790
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: 2,790
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...
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