FalconEV 19" triangle bag.

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Re: FalconEV 19" triangle bag.

Post by neptronix » May 23, 2015 12:28 pm

Read the FAQs in the battery section.
Then read them again and again in until you get it, daniel-san :mrgreen:
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Re: FalconEV 19" triangle bag.

Post by striider » Jun 09, 2015 2:15 am

My initial review:

Finally made up my mind to get that heavy battery off the rear rack and did the research which led me here. Battery is LiPo 48v 20AH. 70 x 170 x 255 mm (2.8 x 6.7 x 10 inches), 13 lbs

The seller:
I emailed the seller 6/5 (Elisa in this case) and told them I needed the bag pronto since I have a trip coming up. Email returned within hours, no problem, we will priority mail immediately, please send gift via PayPal - $65 total. Ok, I am happy so far and sent $$ immediately.
6/8 Bag arrived - envelope seemed small, I was worried it wasn't going to work for my rectangular shaped pack. WRONG!

The product:
This pack is everything I had hoped for so far. Pack has giant wide straps of velcro all around, 9 in total. 2 slits for wire ingress/egress, one front edge and one rear. Headlight routes in through the front, battery routes out the back to controller which still lives on the rack in that frumpy chinabag (for now). The slits easily accommodate an Anderson powerpole connector and seem to cinch closed around the cables quite nicely.

Per the previous advice in this thread, I have it mounted so that the bottom of the battery is on a layer of shipping foam cut to cradle around the bottom of the battery, and rests against the frame. The width of my battery (18650 based, single layer) fit perfectly into the designed width of this bag. 7" across the short side fit PERFECTLY in the bottom edge of the bag, standing on end, oriented as seen in the picture below. That is a second battery in front of bike for scale, but there is one IN the bag too. Hell, I could almost get another battery in there if I wanted to, this thing is huge. I like that, as it takes almost full advantage of my 22.5" frame and I carry plenty of stuff with me.

Boy, am I glad I moved this battery to the triangle! The balance of the bike has been restored, and my bike behaves like a bike again. My "death wobble" when I take my hands of the handlebars at any speed over 10 mph has gone away too! I didn't realize how I was fighting it into turns, leaning on the front tire to keep it down, and compensating for the top heavy-ness of the whole mess. My ride in tonight was just..smoother and more enjoyable overall due to the weight distribution change. I can't recommend moving your battery forward enough at this point. Hopefully my rear rack will hold up better now under a more reasonable load of beer and chargers.

I will update this post as my experience continues with the bag. Off to Yellowstone I go!

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Peace! :lol:

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Re: FalconEV 19" triangle bag.

Post by striider » Jul 09, 2015 5:48 am

This looks like the same exact bag at a lower price: http://lunacycle.com/luna-cycles-triang ... ag-velcro/

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Re: FalconEV 19" triangle bag.

Post by neptronix » Jul 10, 2015 8:13 pm

Glad you liked it.
The em3ev equivalent of this bag is pretty darn good too. I like the fact that you can easily remove the logo.
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Re: FalconEV 19" triangle bag.

Post by vincent713 » Jul 11, 2015 10:38 am

neptronix - nice setup you got there, are you running 5s or 6s lipos? Can you tell me the speed and range you are getting from them?

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Re: FalconEV 19" triangle bag.

Post by tomjasz » Jul 18, 2016 5:14 pm

striider wrote:This looks like the same exact bag at a lower price: http://lunacycle.com/luna-cycles-triang ... ag-velcro/
But with cardboard for inner stiffeners and the slot for wires is just a raw cut with a sharp blade.
Thanks Justin_le we're here thanks to you. All the best to the mods for their tireless work keeping it on an even keel.

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Re: FalconEV 19" triangle bag.

Post by mr.electric » May 16, 2017 1:12 am

tomjasz wrote:
striider wrote:This looks like the same exact bag at a lower price: http://lunacycle.com/luna-cycles-triang ... ag-velcro/
But with cardboard for inner stiffeners and the slot for wires is just a raw cut with a sharp blade.
Again more trolling.
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Re: FalconEV 19" triangle bag.

Post by neptronix » May 18, 2017 7:23 am

Trolling, or simply not reading and noticing this thread was started in 2011.

How about some history?

In 2011, a rear mounted battery pack was common on this forum and convincing people to put their batteries in the right place was difficult. I had tried various battery mounting types and was very unhappy with all of them. It was actually my wife that found this bag because falconev's website is awful.

FalconEV was the first to market with these types of bags though. I was one of, if not the first, to show the forum what they were like, 6 years ago. em3ev finally smarted up and started offering their own, then other ebike parts sellers finally got on board years later.

I bought an em3ev bag recently for a customer build and recent revisions leave me wanting for nothing. I think the triangle bag has been perfected by now.

I have nothing bad to say about the luna bags because i have never owned one. But i have no reason to think that they are a better product than what em3ev has to offer. What'll it be.. coke or pepsi? :mrgreen:
My first major build: 8T MAC motor on a Trek 4500.
The new all-arounder: Leafmotor 1500w on a Turner O2 full suspension.
The wheelie machine: 20" Rear Magic Pie II on a Trek 4300 MTB

"The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now."- Chinese Proverb

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