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by markz
Feb 22, 2018 7:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Aquatune - Convert Water to Hydrogen for $600 + $400 labor
Replies: 6
Views: 114

Re: Aquatune - Convert Water to Hydrogen for $600 + $400 labor

I just ran across it while searching terms like "Mild Hybrid" where you leave the i.c.e. in tact so you can run on gas, then if you choose you can flip the switch and go 100% electric with vehicle in neutral. From the looks of the video, where the news channel did a test run it looked alright. I was...
by markz
Feb 22, 2018 3:25 pm
Forum: E-Bike General Discussion
Topic: Cheap high rate 24V pack?
Replies: 7
Views: 129

Re: Cheap high rate 24V pack?

Go to this website ru.nkon.nl and buy the 18650 with tabs already installed then go to Home Depot, buy home wall wiring, solid copper, 10AWG. Snip to length. Also while you are at it, pick up some 18650 spacers https://ru.nkon.nl/catalogsearch/result/?q=spacers https://ru.nkon.nl/rechargeable/18650-...
by markz
Feb 21, 2018 11:19 pm
Forum: E-Bike General Discussion
Topic: My latest fall
Replies: 28
Views: 708

Re: My latest fall

2 falls tonight! reason is because I only got a front brake first one I got up quickly, front brake wheel slid out, on ice in parking lot. Was slowing down which helped. Second one I was cruising fast, paying close attention to my path for any squirly patches of snow which are darker then the rest, ...
by markz
Feb 21, 2018 3:25 pm
Forum: E-Bike General Discussion
Topic: Zip Tie Failure
Replies: 9
Views: 215

Re: Zip Tie Failure

Ah yes I forgot to mention large hose clamps, like the ones on street lamp poles. Buy good quality ones. I see $3 for 7" and $6 for 12" states and 20" for $13. I was going to use metal strips and long bolts to clamp the battery, but the 24g strapping works like a charm, $5 for 25' Never heard of Pip...
by markz
Feb 20, 2018 6:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Perth bike path speed bump trial set to force speeding cyclists to slow down
Replies: 9
Views: 133

Re: Perth bike path speed bump trial set to force speeding cyclists to slow down

Calgary has bike speed bumps on a pathway along the Bow River at the dog park, end of Southland Trail. Never slowed me down with my front suspension and hard tail. Usually go 50kph along there. With a full suspension bike, speed bumps dont do anything. The speed bumps are the wider ones, say 3.5' wi...
by markz
Feb 20, 2018 5:10 pm
Forum: E-Bike General Discussion
Topic: What did you do to your e-bike today?
Replies: 10
Views: 227

Re: What did you do to your e-bike today?

Yesterday I used galvanized steel to secure battery to the top of the rear rack.
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Zip Ties always always always kept breaking.
Just tightened up the front brake today.
I rode to the drug store to pick up mail.
Rode to Subway for a bite then a haircut.
Then I boogied home.
by markz
Feb 20, 2018 5:05 pm
Forum: E-Bike General Discussion
Topic: Zip Tie Failure
Replies: 9
Views: 215

Zip Tie Failure

I've boughten a lot of zip ties to secure battery to the top of my rear rack. They keep breaking! I've purchased department store ones which are useless (Canadian Tire, Rona, Lowes, HD, Harbor King/Princess Auto) Zip ties. Even the thicker zip ties break, I purchased 36" long x 1/2-3/4" wide from PA...
by markz
Feb 20, 2018 2:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Aquatune - Convert Water to Hydrogen for $600 + $400 labor
Replies: 6
Views: 114

Aquatune - Convert Water to Hydrogen for $600 + $400 labor

Didnt find the term in ES Search https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6dS0X6p0i-I edit Increase mpg by atleast 25% to 40% they say Here is their website http://www.aquatune.com/ Random YT findings https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y-Wc-gLlpgE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WwP-g4A9f5A Mythbusters https://...
by markz
Feb 18, 2018 8:26 pm
Forum: E-Bike General Discussion
Topic: Import into Australia?
Replies: 2
Views: 128

Re: Import into Australia?

its allowed because you are allowed to ride anything you want on private land.
by markz
Feb 16, 2018 6:09 pm
Forum: E-Bike General Discussion
Topic: Cool Cart
Replies: 0
Views: 134

Cool Cart

Just looking through the usual "Amazing Homemade Inventions" on Youtube

4 wheel drive with 8fun motors
and the kids having fun!

https://youtu.be/HSGm_3qICqY?t=413
by markz
Feb 16, 2018 1:22 pm
Forum: E-Bike General Discussion
Topic: Looking for a chromoly rear rack, any suggestions?
Replies: 13
Views: 312

Re: Looking for a chromoly rear rack, any suggestions?

Build your own steel rear rack. Hunt behind stores for free steel.
by markz
Feb 15, 2018 9:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Close encounter.......
Replies: 16
Views: 776

Re: Close encounter.......

whats the device you use with the stats and the video?
by markz
Feb 13, 2018 6:11 pm
Forum: E-Bike General Discussion
Topic: 6 or 7 or 8 gear, maximun
Replies: 6
Views: 266

Re: 6 or 7 or 8 gear, maximun

Ok ok I was a bit dramatic there I actually do pedal when I run outta juice, helping it up a hill or just starting out. I also do a lot of fake pedaling TBH. Mainly when I see a tree hugger type or granolas on the pathways, or some children, couples with pets, old people, the fuzz, park ranger, give...
by markz
Feb 13, 2018 12:01 am
Forum: E-Bike General Discussion
Topic: 6 or 7 or 8 gear, maximun
Replies: 6
Views: 266

Re: 6 or 7 or 8 gear, maximun

I havent changed a gear yet!
mxus 3kw
sunwin 18fet
cruiser with 2.1 mtb tires
by markz
Feb 12, 2018 9:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Credit Card Problems?
Replies: 10
Views: 189

Re: Credit Card Problems?

Prepaid cc look at Zoom Pass Visa no fee's like other prepaid cc's I do a transfer from TD Bank until 8pm, it goes through at 6:15am next business day! RBC Bank is 2 days. I got wind of that card through using Petro Canada prepaid, I love the Zoom Pass Visa! This card is owned and issued by “PACE Sa...
by markz
Feb 12, 2018 3:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Credit Card Problems?
Replies: 10
Views: 189

Re: Credit Card Problems?

I've been looking for a credit card myself, Citibank Canada was various webpages recommended cards. I decided on the 1.75% cashback and 4% foreign exchange (online or traveling) Rogers Bank credit card its $29/yr but will be waived if you autopay one of their bills (Fido, Chatr, Rogers) their only o...
by markz
Feb 12, 2018 4:08 am
Forum: E-Bike General Discussion
Topic: Winter riding and keeping battery warm
Replies: 3
Views: 103

Re: Winter riding and keeping battery warm

https://endless-sphere.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=14&t=23893epths Dont let the title LiPo fool you, its to do with LiPo and other Lithium Ion batteries. Great info in there. I posted in an old thread because it was interesting to read about cold weather and batteries and would like extra comments on...
by markz
Feb 11, 2018 11:08 pm
Forum: Battery Technology
Topic: LiPO and cold winter temp
Replies: 44
Views: 7934

Re: LiPO and cold winter temp

This was a great read on temprature and batteries. I left my ebike outside this past winter and it was cold out, it must've been -15C or more! I remember the chill well now, yeah -20C and the wind had a bite to it. Lithium Ion is what I used. I just gotta have it setup so I can take the battery with...
by markz
Feb 11, 2018 9:55 pm
Forum: E-Vehicles General Discussion
Topic: Electra Mechanica Sparrow
Replies: 35
Views: 2672

Re: Electra Mechanica Sparrow

liveforphysics wrote:
Feb 01, 2017 3:13 pm
but the sparrow is my next favorite ride and way more fun than taking a car somewhere.
I dunno about that, Mustang GT350 Shelby but tall dudes dont fit in them.
https://www.ford.com/performance/gt350/

http://carreviewsrelease.com/2017-dodge ... -426-hemi/
by markz
Feb 11, 2018 9:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: EV Trucks
Replies: 2
Views: 123

Re: EV Trucks

Looks neat https://www.tesla.com/semi?redirect=no Semi is the safest, most comfortable truck ever. Four independent motors provide maximum power and acceleration and require the lowest energy cost per mile. 20s 0-60 mph with 80k lbs < 2 kWh/mi Energy consumption 0.36 Drag coefficient https://insidee...
by markz
Feb 11, 2018 7:49 pm
Forum: E-Bike General Discussion
Topic: Critique my Build/Plan
Replies: 23
Views: 470

Re: Critique my Build/Plan

Cyclones are noisy You should seriously consider the Leaf 1500W kit https://www.leafbike.com/products/diy-bike-conversion-kit/26-inch-electric-hub-motor-kit/26-inch-48v-1500w-front-hub-motor-bike-conversion-kit-1073.html 16Ah should be good, but you dont mention riding terrain or cargo. Can your cha...
by markz
Feb 11, 2018 12:02 am
Forum: Items for Sale - Used
Topic: Hubmonster 5,5kw nominal hub
Replies: 4
Views: 654

Re: Hubmonster hub

minde28383 wrote:
Jan 24, 2018 1:44 pm
parabellum wrote:
Jan 11, 2018 4:29 pm
I think, it will not harm to read this https://endless-sphere.com/forums/viewt ... =9&t=28651 and modify your post a little.
It was very useful. Thanks.
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by markz
Feb 06, 2018 5:07 pm
Forum: E-Bike General Discussion
Topic: My latest fall
Replies: 28
Views: 708

Re: My latest fall

Markz Ride in our city a lot during winter. Since I switched to studed tires 2 winters ago I feel much much safer. Do you ride on just regular MTB tires? Yeah I bought some used studded's from that used bicycle store Goodlife by Chinook, which didnt do much. New ones would do the trick! but I dont ...