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by ScooterMan101
Jun 17 2019 4:33pm
Forum: E-Bike Build Threads / Photos & Video
Topic: High performance & durability Cannondale Semi Recumbent
Replies: 105
Views: 4092

Re: High performance & durability Cannondale Semi Recumbent

What guage wire are the Phase Wires ?

What does it weigh before the freewheel / brake disc rotor ?
by ScooterMan101
Jun 17 2019 11:16am
Forum: E-Bike Non-hub Motor Drives
Topic: PaulD's lightweight mid drive development
Replies: 50
Views: 7198

Re: PaulD's lightweight mid drive development

Very Good, to have different plates for the different style frames . :thumb: In regards to someone saying that 350 watts in enough ... No it is not. I live in a Hilly area , I often am seeing over 1k watts on the Cycle Analyst when going up hills. Add to that at my Age I have arthrits/ inflammation ...
by ScooterMan101
Jun 17 2019 2:05am
Forum: E-Bike Non-hub Motor Drives
Topic: PaulD's lightweight mid drive development
Replies: 50
Views: 7198

Re: PaulD's lightweight mid drive development

Paul, I see on you have installed this motor on about 6 or so bikes ... all of which have straight down tubes . ( Straight from the head tube all the way down to the BB shell of the frame ) Many people have full suspension bikes that have what is called a dog leg , down at the BB area of the down tu...
by ScooterMan101
Jun 11 2019 8:40pm
Forum: E-Bike Build Threads / Photos & Video
Topic: Around the world on a solar ebike
Replies: 216
Views: 12833

Re: Around the world on a solar ebike

Only something like this ... https://www.renogy.com/renogy-100-watt-12-volt-flexible-monocrystalline-solar-panel/ or this ... https://www.renogy.com/renogy-160-watt-12-volt-flexible-monocrystalline-solar-panel-back-order/ What do you think of these panels ? X 2 of them because even 160 x 2 minus rea...
by ScooterMan101
Jun 11 2019 8:27pm
Forum: Battery Technology
Topic: Charging Problems
Replies: 10
Views: 304

Re: Charging Problems

2 , 8 cell batteries trying to pull 11 amps to charge so 5.5 amps for each battery , so apx 30-32 volts X 11 amps or 2 , 7 cell batteries also trying to charge at 11 amps , so apx 27-28 volts X 11 amps. Will want to charge 3 to 4 batteries at a time so I would like to charge 5/6/7/8 cell packs on th...
by ScooterMan101
Jun 11 2019 6:31pm
Forum: Battery Technology
Topic: Charging Problems
Replies: 10
Views: 304

Re: Charging Problems

I called the vendor that sold me the iSDT T8 charger , he said it might be a connection / solder problem with the wires/xt60 that goes into the charger. Got home and tested it and it is good, reads the same as the battery. He wants me to make a new cable , but I do Not have to the one I have been us...
by ScooterMan101
Jun 11 2019 1:56pm
Forum: E-Bike Build Threads / Photos & Video
Topic: Neppy's 3 year long minivelo / folding bike failed build
Replies: 25
Views: 1777

Re: Neppy's 3 year long minivelo / folding bike failed build

Yes , just longer and lower . I have looked at his many times , would love to have someone on the West Coast here do the same leaning simple system that is longer and a little lower , and with a half front fairing and tail fairing . ( every day wishing I could/would live in a house with a garage so ...
by ScooterMan101
Jun 11 2019 1:44pm
Forum: Battery Technology
Topic: Charging Problems
Replies: 10
Views: 304

Re: Charging Problems

Thank You I want to charge from a battery for a couple of reasons. 1) every power supply I had got hot and was already enough $ for me even at under $ 100 that HLG-600H-36 Houser/Meanwell would cost apx $ 215 with Tax and Shipping . I would rather put that money into a battery that I can transport a...
by ScooterMan101
Jun 11 2019 12:58am
Forum: E-Bike Build Threads / Photos & Video
Topic: Vector Light Commuter Build
Replies: 132
Views: 14391

Re: Vector Light Commuter Build

What is the amount of travel that you have on that Front Suspension Fork ?

What is the travel of the rear ? eye to eye measurement on rear shock ?
by ScooterMan101
Jun 11 2019 12:32am
Forum: E-Bike Build Threads / Photos & Video
Topic: 2019 YT-TUES Downhill Electrification Custom Build
Replies: 13
Views: 561

Re: 2019 YT-TUES Downhill Electrification Custom Build

Great Conversion

Looks like someone finally made a freewheel for a more modern style of Crankset / BB

What is the make and model of the Crankset and BB ?

The YT has a BB30 or other or BSA Threaded on the Frame ?
by ScooterMan101
Jun 11 2019 12:27am
Forum: E-Bike Build Threads / Photos & Video
Topic: 2019 YT-TUES Downhill Electrification Custom Build
Replies: 13
Views: 561

Re: 2019 YT-TUES Downhill Electrification Custom Build

Please keep me posted, by PM , since I will probably loose track of this thread . What do you think the cost of this new higher voltage and lower RPM ( Kv ) system with all components will cost ? I have a F.S. Santa Cruz Bike that I am wanting to put a high power mid-drive on. It has the usual dog l...
by ScooterMan101
Jun 10 2019 11:56pm
Forum: Battery Technology
Topic: Charging Problems
Replies: 10
Views: 304

Charging Problems

I have new / newer items that are not working properly . A little less than a year ago I bought a iSDT T8 DC charger, I was using a 12 volt meanwell 250 watt charger but sold it along with my first bike conversion . So I started using a HP power supply that I modified , but it is only 12.27 volts ou...
by ScooterMan101
Jun 10 2019 7:08pm
Forum: E-Bike Reviews & Testing
Topic: Luna 52v Wolf Batterty / Hobby king turnigy review.
Replies: 7
Views: 432

Re: Luna 52v Wolf Batterty / Hobby king turnigy review.

Only 5 out of my 10 zippy's are left for me to use. 5 got a little puffy , ( 1, 6 cell and 4 , 7 cell packs ) and 4 of them sagged ( 7 s packs ) so much that the C.A. V 2.3 shut down the system . Tried to dride several times and each time the C.A. shut down the system and prevented any problems. eac...
by ScooterMan101
Jun 10 2019 5:35pm
Forum: E-Bike Build Threads / Photos & Video
Topic: Around the world on a solar ebike
Replies: 216
Views: 12833

Re: Around the world on a solar ebike

Are you going to buy a couple of commercial flexible solar panels ? ( if so which ones and from where ) or Are you going to make your own panel ? If You make your own panel what cells are you going to use ? What is the cost of each cell ? Strips and solder , taxes and shipping costs ? And On what ma...
by ScooterMan101
Jun 10 2019 5:10pm
Forum: E-Bike Build Threads / Photos & Video
Topic: Neppy's 3 year long minivelo / folding bike failed build
Replies: 25
Views: 1777

Re: Neppy's 3 year long minivelo / folding bike failed build

You and I am looking for something similar regarding a bike. For me it will be with a long wheelbase as long as a touring motorcycle, have full suspension, 3 wheels even better as long as it leans ( See Piaggio Mp3 for tadpole and Honda Gyro from years past for Delta ) This will require a design and...
by ScooterMan101
Jun 08 2019 5:23pm
Forum: E-Bike General Discussion
Topic: A Good Quality Homemade Velomobile
Replies: 2
Views: 174

A Good Quality Homemade Velomobile

Someone named Zoltan has posted a video on youtube of his Home Made Velomobile.

Wonder what Country he lives in ?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QzIS27yrfSA
by ScooterMan101
May 17 2019 9:15am
Forum: E-Bike Build Threads / Photos & Video
Topic: Anybody see any problems with this Starter Frame and Component List
Replies: 10
Views: 330

Re: Anybody see any problems with this Starter Frame and Component List

At $ 1,4999 there are much better options, Where are you located ? ( Craigslist has some good Full Suspension Bikes depending on where you live , when a bike has been on craigslist for over 3 days it is over priced so look for a better deal or realize the owner is putting the price high for haggling...
by ScooterMan101
May 16 2019 8:00pm
Forum: E-Bike Non-hub Motor Drives
Topic: Left side freewheeling cog with rotor
Replies: 18
Views: 588

Re: Left side freewheeling cog with rotor

Excellent ! So you are using a 148150 mm wide rear dropout Plus wheel size bike ? What size narrow wide chain are you using 8 speed ? 9 speed 10 ? 11 ? 12 speed sram eagle ? For those who did not notice he is using a throu-axle hub/wheel , so not possible with a 135x 10mm old style axle ? I converte...
by ScooterMan101
May 12 2019 1:55am
Forum: E-Bike Non-hub Motor Drives
Topic: GNG / CYC X1 Pro 3000w
Replies: 341
Views: 30237

Re: GNG X1-pro 3000w

That is Correct, Lipo's do Not come with a BMS, You do not need a BMS though, you can do one of two things or both, When discharging ( operating your e-bike or other item using Lipo's ) I look at my voltage reading on my display , just like you do with a Gas/Petrol gauge on your car. I never go belo...
by ScooterMan101
May 02 2019 12:10am
Forum: E-Bike Non-hub Motor Drives
Topic: 1kw rc car brushless motor for e-bike.
Replies: 13
Views: 517

Re: 1kw rc car brushless motor for e-bike.

timl132 Make your life much easier and your e-bike faster by just buying a Kepler Friction Drive. It has all the things you want , RC motor, simple friction drive, low voltage pack so you can make or buy a very cheep battery. Kepler has spend hundreds or even thousands of hours on perfecting his dri...
by ScooterMan101
Apr 20 2019 12:44pm
Forum: E-Bike General Discussion
Topic: DIY Build - Touring eBike - Journal - Beginner
Replies: 61
Views: 1985

Re: DIY Build - Touring eBike - Journal - Beginner

For touring , long distance, large load carrying capacity , and comfort that you will want for all that you want to do ... See if that welder can make you a custom steel/croMoly , very long wheelbase, single pivot in the rear , full suspension cargo/touring bike. Look at the Yuba Mundo, now take tha...
by ScooterMan101
Apr 20 2019 12:28pm
Forum: E-Bike General Discussion
Topic: Casual Commuter Recommendations
Replies: 26
Views: 886

Re: Casual Commuter Recommendations

I do not know about the motor kit. From everything I have read , those cheep e-bay and aliexpress batteries are the very cheep and low quality cells , so they would not be useful for long term and/to get the rated life out of them , they would work best for 250 watt motors where the total amp draw f...
by ScooterMan101
Apr 20 2019 10:36am
Forum: E-Bike General Discussion
Topic: MXUS 3000 caliper clearance
Replies: 24
Views: 2323

Re: MXUS 3000 caliper clearance

I had a Machinest shave/mill off some of the thickness of my rear 203 mm adapter .



hias9 wrote:
Apr 12 2019 1:10pm

Are there any IS2000 to Post Mount adapters which are slightly thinner? Maybe around 10mm thick?
by ScooterMan101
Apr 20 2019 9:59am
Forum: E-Bike General Discussion
Topic: Haibike purchase or Bafang BBS01B DIY
Replies: 7
Views: 374

Re: Haibike purchase or Bafang BBS01B DIY

Birmingham Alabama , or England ? I would pick a Befang BBS02 , over , a Haibike However I would pick a one year old Specialized Levo over both the BBS02/Haibike . As is the case with all used bikes , get one from someone who bought one and did not ride it much , one that sat in the garage most of t...
by ScooterMan101
Apr 20 2019 9:48am
Forum: E-Bike General Discussion
Topic: Casual Commuter Recommendations
Replies: 26
Views: 886

Re: Casual Commuter Recommendations

With a $ 500 Budget you will not get the parts you need . Increase your Budget , Pull out the Credit Card and prepare for $ 800- $ 1200 You will be happier in the long run when you spend more like $ 1,000 or more on the Electronic Parts and Battery. A New Credit Card with low interest rates or no in...