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by amberwolf
Jan 18 2019 10:04pm
Forum: Battery Technology
Topic: Zero motorcycle 2.8 battery question
Replies: 5
Views: 179

Re: Zero motorcycle 2.8 battery question

... a lot of such threads in the years since then, too. Most of the time a motorcycle is a better answer than any form of ebike, for reasons that may ... rack cuz it'll badly affect the handling, and you dont want it on the fork cuz it'll affect the steering. I have a pack of EIG NMC cells that's ...
by madin88
Jan 16 2019 3:37pm
Forum: E-Scooter and Motorcycle General Discussion
Topic: Knight Electric Motorcycle 5000w
Replies: 24
Views: 512

Re: Knight Electric Motorcycle 5000w

Yes i thought the same about the fork legs, and then they added those brake caliper adapter for making it suitable for the large brake discs. Same thing on the rear.. When looking closer to the dropouts it seems they just used that small ...
by skeetab5780
Jan 16 2019 1:32pm
Forum: E-Scooter and Motorcycle General Discussion
Topic: Knight Electric Motorcycle 5000w
Replies: 24
Views: 512

Re: Knight Electric Motorcycle 5000w

What an odd key location! Those fork tubes look super skinny, I wonder about the seat height? Maybe this bike is smaller than it looks? Honda Grom size? I too have been looking into the dual sport electric conversion. I'm thinking a KTM ...
by etard
Jan 16 2019 11:53am
Forum: E-Scooter and Motorcycle General Discussion
Topic: Knight Electric Motorcycle 5000w
Replies: 24
Views: 512

Re: Knight Electric Motorcycle 5000w

What an odd key location! Those fork tubes look super skinny, I wonder about the seat height? Maybe this bike is smaller than it looks? Honda Grom size? I too have been looking into the dual sport electric conversion. I'm thinking a KTM with ...
by spinningmagnets
Jan 15 2019 9:08am
Forum: E-Scooter and Motorcycle General Discussion
Topic: Knight Electric Motorcycle 5000w
Replies: 24
Views: 512

Re: Knight Electric Motorcycle 5000w

... I would be suspicious of the quality, performance, and safety. A generic China lithium pack is NOT a Tesla battery pack. That being said, if the fork/shock/controller/motor were not upgraded with the money they saved by using lead-acid, it's a hard "pass" for me.
by Peterfr12
Jan 14 2019 10:21am
Forum: E-Bike General Discussion
Topic: Dual suspensions Recumbent with steel frame. New build and futur updates
Replies: 5
Views: 154

Dual suspensions Recumbent with steel frame. New build and futur updates

... (1800 euros in July 2017). It is a steel frame with a 24-inch suspended fork made of alloy. I then added the following components, which most of ... RS Component DC-DC converter, 36-72Vin, 12Vdc 4.2A from RS Component Motorcycle Headlight Shin Yo Grooved ABS Plastic with a 12V 35/35W HS1 bulb ...
by dogman dan
Jan 14 2019 7:26am
Forum: E-Bike General Discussion
Topic: 40-50 mph 75 mile range
Replies: 50
Views: 1315

Re: 40-50 mph 75 mile range

... a freecycle bike or two. just a cheap MTB, which will supply you with a fork that fits, and allow you to add 7 gears. Too add rim brakes in back ... Nothing at all will be gained by riding an illegal, home made, motorcycle with pedals, except never getting that license back. Once you ...
by DingusMcGee
Jan 13 2019 9:43am
Forum: E-Bike Non-hub Motor Drives
Topic: DH frames for freeriding
Replies: 36
Views: 721

Re: DH frames for freeriding

Ianhill, I would say you have an electric motorcycle not an edirtbike build from simply a bike. I bet though it was fun to ... the length of the steer tube bars attached to the direct mount of the top fork crown. With ordinary DH bike hardware for the handlebars the direct mounts ...
by Liquidbarrel
Jan 09 2019 3:28am
Forum: E-Bike General Discussion
Topic: Banshee Scream downhill MTB conversion
Replies: 27
Views: 553

Re: Banshee Scream downhill MTB conversion

... tuned suspension, that is impossible to achieve with a motor in the fork. Front motors are suitable (not ideal but suitable) for low power street ... saving weight and improving tuning. It had been used on Trials motorcycles in the past, and still is sometimes. It is the stiffest fork ...
by MadRhino
Jan 09 2019 1:32am
Forum: E-Bike General Discussion
Topic: Banshee Scream downhill MTB conversion
Replies: 27
Views: 553

Re: Banshee Scream downhill MTB conversion

... tuned suspension, that is impossible to achieve with a motor in the fork. Front motors are suitable (not ideal but suitable) for low power street ... saving weight and improving tuning. It had been used on Trials motorcycles in the past, and still is sometimes. It is the stiffest fork ...
by neptronix
Jan 07 2019 7:35pm
Forum: E-Bike Technical
Topic: 2019 16" moped/scooter tire pop-off: which is the most puncture proof?
Replies: 20
Views: 375

Re: 2019 16" moped/scooter tire pop-off: which is the most puncture proof?

... diameter tires? Is it because rolling resistance or is it limit of rear fork your main concern, or specific looks play the main role? I picked small ... will weight about 80 pounds and only do 45mph.. so not reaching into motorcycle land too far. If you do some pokes 'n weighs, i'd like to see ...
by markz
Jan 01 2019 9:19pm
Forum: E-Bike General Discussion
Topic: Bigger tire in front?
Replies: 19
Views: 428

Re: Bigger tire in front?

... bicycles, I would buy one if I needed on. Since you can use a wider 3" fork, I would go for a 2.5 or a 2.8 if there is such a creature. Just enough ... today, still dont know whats going on. I've been pondering going to motorcycle rims. I plan to go from a 26" x 2.10 tire and rim combo to a motorcycle ...
by Rix
Dec 31 2018 9:44pm
Forum: E-Bike Non-hub Motor Drives
Topic: Sur-Ron - New Mid drive Bike
Replies: 3022
Views: 178557

Re: Sur-Ron - New Mid drive Bike

... on the fastace BDA53RC rear shock, was it was designed for a motorcycle or bicycle?. For some reason the suspension seems really good ... for a bicycle. It is on a small part of the page with their other DH fork and bicycle shocks. I guess this confirms it is a bicycle shock and ...
by Chilli P
Dec 31 2018 7:38pm
Forum: E-Bike Non-hub Motor Drives
Topic: Sur-Ron - New Mid drive Bike
Replies: 3022
Views: 178557

Re: Sur-Ron - New Mid drive Bike

... on the fastace BDA53RC rear shock, was it was designed for a motorcycle or bicycle?. For some reason the suspension seems really good ... for a bicycle. It is on a small part of the page with their other DH fork and bicycle shocks. I guess this confirms it is a bicycle shock and ...
by Offroader
Dec 31 2018 12:54pm
Forum: E-Bike Non-hub Motor Drives
Topic: Sur-Ron - New Mid drive Bike
Replies: 3022
Views: 178557

Re: Sur-Ron - New Mid drive Bike

... on the fastace BDA53RC rear shock, was it was designed for a motorcycle or bicycle?. For some reason the suspension seems really good ... for a bicycle. It is on a small part of the page with their other DH fork and bicycle shocks. I guess this confirms it is a bicycle shock and ...
by amberwolf
Dec 30 2018 9:47pm
Forum: E-Bike General Discussion
Topic: Lines erased E-Bike / E-Scooter / E Motorcycle
Replies: 247
Views: 6698

Re: Lines erased E-Bike / E-Scooter / E Motorcycle

... there's a chain on the right side via rollers/tensioners going down the fork leg to the input of what I presume is an IGH (since there's not any ... the MXUS 3K's I have on SB Cruiser. The wheels themselves appear to be motorcycle rims/tires (no surprise), front and rear. The cargo box appears ...
by amberwolf
Dec 29 2018 3:08am
Forum: E-Bike General Discussion
Topic: Lines erased E-Bike / E-Scooter / E Motorcycle
Replies: 247
Views: 6698

Re: Lines erased E-Bike / E-Scooter / E Motorcycle

... , which also has a video. In both it sort of looks like the crank is driving something up at the top of the forks ... I'm stumped. Zooming in to the pic in your post, on the front end, pretty clearly shows a derailer (or tensioner, at least) with chain wrap ...
by amberwolf
Dec 26 2018 5:03pm
Forum: E-Bike General Discussion
Topic: Lines erased E-Bike / E-Scooter / E Motorcycle
Replies: 247
Views: 6698

Re: Lines erased E-Bike / E-Scooter / E Motorcycle

... won't have issues like that. My CrazyBike2 only had an issue with one specific geometry, and a certain speed range, when I happened to change the fork out for a different length one right before a race; I had a number of problems that time around because of that, though I don't recall all the ...
by minde28383
Dec 26 2018 4:01pm
Forum: E-Bike Technical
Topic: 19" Motorcycle Wheels vs 26" Bicycle Wheels (rim and tires)
Replies: 2040
Views: 241663

Re: 19" Motorcycle Wheels vs 26" Bicycle Wheels (rim and tires)

Hi amberwolf, my fork is DIY so basically i can install tire as wide as axle width, up to 150mm or up to 160mm with washers so fork is not the limit for tire choice. I'll try to mention few things which might play some role. Regarding ...
by amberwolf
Dec 26 2018 1:08pm
Forum: E-Bike Technical
Topic: 19" Motorcycle Wheels vs 26" Bicycle Wheels (rim and tires)
Replies: 2040
Views: 241663

Re: 19" Motorcycle Wheels vs 26" Bicycle Wheels (rim and tires)

Should I even consider wider tyre than 3'' for 18'' 1.6'' rim? How big a contact patch do you need? How wide is the frame or fork where the tire goes thru? How thick a tire do you need for wear / puncture resistance? Is 3/3.25/3.5 too heavy for qs 205 3kw 9kv hub? How much torque does ...
by Chalo
Dec 13 2018 3:12am
Forum: E-Bike Build Threads / Photos & Video
Topic: Custom high power full suspension aluminum cargo bike
Replies: 4
Views: 388

Re: Custom high power full suspension aluminum cargo bike

... I'm pretty sure I don't want to even think about using a bicycle fork to support a 200+ lb vehicle that can easily carry three people. Well, ... feel underpowered for my existing bike. It's time to switch to scooter/motorcycle brakes. Using motorcycle brakes generally means motorcycle hubs ...
by haulincolin
Dec 12 2018 10:07pm
Forum: E-Bike Build Threads / Photos & Video
Topic: Custom high power full suspension aluminum cargo bike
Replies: 4
Views: 388

Custom high power full suspension aluminum cargo bike

... with linkage steering to a smaller front wheel under the cargo area. Motorcycle style swing arm. Aftermarket Honda Ruckus fork legs and disc brakes. QS 273 17" x 3.5" 50H V4 cast rear wheel. QS 14" x 2.5" cast front ...
by Mergner
Dec 11 2018 10:45am
Forum: E-Bike Build Threads / Photos & Video
Topic: Gazelle Heavy Duty NL BBSHD
Replies: 4
Views: 352

Gazelle Heavy Duty NL BBSHD

... at a minimum. I would have to TIG weld on mounts or order a new ebike fork from Gazelle. Regardless, I rode without doing this and the roller brakes are fine. If you have ever ridden a motorcycle, scooter or moped with drum brakes, it's exactly the same. I rode the above ...
by SlowCo
Dec 09 2018 3:43pm
Forum: E-Bike Build Threads / Photos & Video
Topic: 55.2kw bicycle
Replies: 36
Views: 1871

Re: 60kw bicycle

Dylandesmond wrote:
Dec 09 2018 3:34pm
I was hoping the dnm usd 8a is enough for street use ....?
It's a 3,3kg bicycle fork with 35mm aluminium inner tubes meant for light weight mountain bikes...
I woundn't dare to use that on a motorcycle with the weight (how much total including rider?) and speed you're aiming at :shock:
by SlowCo
Dec 09 2018 2:24pm
Forum: E-Bike Build Threads / Photos & Video
Topic: 55.2kw bicycle
Replies: 36
Views: 1871

Re: 60kw bicycle

:lol: Wow this is not a bicycle but a motorcycle with pedals... ebike.jpg I hope you will upgrade the front end to motorcycle fork, wheel, tire and brake before you ride it to make sure it holds up in case of an emergency stop. ...