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by skestans
Feb 21 2020 4:34pm
Forum: E-Bike Non-hub Motor Drives
Topic: New "TSDZ2 Torque Sensor Central Motor"
Replies: 6637
Views: 672794

Re: New "TSDZ2 Torque Sensor Central Motor"

I have installed BBS02 systems on two different recumbent trikes. I use the Bafang Programming software to tune these up, and make backups of the configurations. Works very well. But I am spreading my wings and am about to install a TSDZ2 system ...
by fireflyer451
Feb 21 2020 3:21pm
Forum: E-Bike Non-hub Motor Drives
Topic: New "TSDZ2 Torque Sensor Central Motor"
Replies: 6637
Views: 672794

Re: New "TSDZ2 Torque Sensor Central Motor"

I have installed BBS02 systems on two different recumbent trikes. I use the Bafang Programming software to tune these up, and make backups of the configurations. Works very well. But I am spreading my wings and am about to install a TSDZ2 system ...
by flat tire
Feb 19 2020 1:39am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Wondering about potential of plywood velomobile
Replies: 12
Views: 297

Re: Wondering about potential of plywood velomobile

If you're hell bent on going fast with 200W (sort of a questionable proposition to begin with) then buying something like a high racer recumbent will be much cheaper and easier than designing and building your own velomobile, which is a substantial undertaking your questions suggest you are ...
by flat tire
Feb 19 2020 1:07am
Forum: E-Bike General Discussion
Topic: Best Value fast ebike for my commute?
Replies: 39
Views: 1113

Re: Best Value fast ebike for my commute?

... way less control over the bike and the only reason people put up with them in human power TT and tri is because better solutions like fairings or recumbent geometry are against the rules. Aero bars would especially suck offroad. It's a non issue here because you don't need that big of a battery ...
by SaladFish
Feb 17 2020 8:34pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Wondering about potential of plywood velomobile
Replies: 12
Views: 297

Wondering about potential of plywood velomobile

... and side window, door and wheel cut out options Send the file to a CNC routing company to be routed. Assemble sides with glue and paint. Mount to recumbent frame and paint. Super speed with minimal cost and expertise required. I would of course want something much faster but with enough turning ...
by amberwolf
Feb 16 2020 11:10pm
Forum: E-Bike Technical
Topic: 2WD Semi-Recumbent Recycled-Parts Cargo eBike: "CrazyBike2"
Replies: 1131
Views: 220924

Re: 2WD Semi-Recumbent Recycled-Parts Cargo eBike: "CrazyBike2"

Can you just elaborate a bit more on the EIG cells, how much sag were you experiencing before and after putting (how many cycles??) lots of cycles on the batteries, and under which amount of load?. mine were already well-used when i got them, so i don't know what they're like new, other than the da...
by Johnuhtron20
Feb 16 2020 8:11am
Forum: E-Bike Technical
Topic: 2WD Semi-Recumbent Recycled-Parts Cargo eBike: "CrazyBike2"
Replies: 1131
Views: 220924

Re: 2WD Semi-Recumbent Recycled-Parts Cargo eBike: "CrazyBike2"

HI Amberwolf Can you just elaborate a bit more on the EIG cells, how much sag were you experiencing before and after putting (how many cycles??) lots of cycles on the batteries, and under which amount of load?. Just so it gives me a rough idea of how much the stated discharge rates are conservative ...
by Hugh-Jassman
Feb 14 2020 1:58pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Mt.Goat Cycletruck / Cyclone3000 build
Replies: 13
Views: 4146

Re: Mt.Goat Cycletruck / Cyclone3000 build

... ends of the BB tube.) If I needed to have it move up and down I would need some bearings that fit inside the bottom bracket tube snugly. My old recumbent bike has large bearings in it to hold the crank's spindle, but they are slightly loose and they are held apart by a metal tube. I can't use ...
by Just_Ed
Feb 14 2020 12:50am
Forum: E-Vehicles General Discussion
Topic: C Cab Hot Rod Power Advice
Replies: 246
Views: 7359

Re: C Cab Hot Rod Power Advice

... frame, and the attached body, in my mind, will provide adequate stiffness, to the frame. Using frame design, such as you see on trike, and other recumbent's, one might be more concerned about flexing. There is little to no bracing above the base frame on a lot of the designs. My yet to be completed, ...
by tigcross
Feb 12 2020 8:02pm
Forum: E-Bike Build Threads / Photos & Video
Topic: Electrom1 Long Wheelbase Recumbent Light Electric Vehicle
Replies: 22
Views: 1947

Re: Electrom1 Long Wheelbase Recumbent Light Electric Vehicle

Thanks.
yes, making sure that the rider experience is better than on a conventional bike is a big part of the goal.
by tonystark20
Feb 11 2020 11:55pm
Forum: E-Bike Build Threads / Photos & Video
Topic: Custom KMX recumbent trike with QS205
Replies: 93
Views: 7616

Re: Custom KMX recumbent trike with QS205

How much does this controller weigh? according to my fairly decent scale its 1432 grams. Which is lighter than the Sabvoton 72150 and its smaller in dimension too (~6.75" x ~5" x ~1.5" size of the ASI BAC400) I'm looking forward to digging into the software and playing with the settings. In the fut...
by The Toecutter
Feb 11 2020 11:43pm
Forum: E-Bike Build Threads / Photos & Video
Topic: Custom KMX recumbent trike with QS205
Replies: 93
Views: 7616

Re: Custom KMX recumbent trike with QS205

tonystark20 wrote:
Feb 10 2020 3:00pm
ASI BAC4000
How much does this controller weigh?

It can put out enough watts to power a car...
by tonystark20
Feb 10 2020 3:00pm
Forum: E-Bike Build Threads / Photos & Video
Topic: Custom KMX recumbent trike with QS205
Replies: 93
Views: 7616

Re: Custom KMX recumbent trike with QS205

Picked up this bad boy today. ASI BAC4000 - this thing should have no problem powering the trike, or even the high power mid-drive system I want to experiment with later in the long future. ASI BAC4000.jpg I also plan to go through the trike and make changes to the wiring to hopefully make it more r...
by matmaxgeds
Feb 10 2020 2:26pm
Forum: E-Bike Build Threads / Photos & Video
Topic: Electrom1 Long Wheelbase Recumbent Light Electric Vehicle
Replies: 22
Views: 1947

Re: Electrom1 Long Wheelbase Recumbent Light Electric Vehicle

Very many thanks for taking the time to write this out, the seamless transition part is particularly exciting and sounds great for keeping it as non-distracting and bicycle like as possible.
by amberwolf
Feb 09 2020 10:19pm
Forum: E-Bike Technical
Topic: 2WD Semi-Recumbent Recycled-Parts Cargo eBike: "CrazyBike2"
Replies: 1131
Views: 220924

Re: 2WD Semi-Recumbent Recycled-Parts Cargo eBike: "CrazyBike2"

got a question via pm, but the answers could be useful to others, so: I'm wandering if you might be able to tell me about the EIG cells you used on your crazy bike. Me and a friend just acquired 150 of the same cells. I don't suppose you could tell me what sort of performance you could get from them...
by DanGT86
Feb 09 2020 10:45am
Forum: Items for Sale - Used
Topic: Heinzmann Motor and controller kit $75
Replies: 15
Views: 563

Heinzmann Motor and controller kit $75

... Louis Missouri Helping my friend sell some ebike parts he was given. This is a Heinzmann 500watt brushed DC motor kit. It came from one of those recumbent trikes with the really long front end. The motor says 36v so thats what I tested it on. It runs about 150rpm at that voltage like the tag ...
by tigcross
Feb 08 2020 5:44pm
Forum: E-Bike Build Threads / Photos & Video
Topic: Electrom1 Long Wheelbase Recumbent Light Electric Vehicle
Replies: 22
Views: 1947

Re: Electrom1 Long Wheelbase Recumbent Light Electric Vehicle

are you able to share more on the gear ratios from the pedals to the generator and pedals to the rear hub? Yes, as you surmised, the diversion of human power from the rear wheel to the generator is accoplished by a simple freewheeel. Once the vehicle is over about 12 kph the human energy goes only ...
by matmaxgeds
Feb 08 2020 6:00am
Forum: E-Bike Build Threads / Photos & Video
Topic: Electrom1 Long Wheelbase Recumbent Light Electric Vehicle
Replies: 22
Views: 1947

Re: Electrom1 Long Wheelbase Recumbent Light Electric Vehicle

Thanks very much for taking the time to share these videos - are you able to share more on the gear ratios from the pedals to the generator and pedals to the rear hub? It would also be great to know more about the transfer of rider power from going to the rear wheel when starting, to then shifting t...
by tigcross
Feb 06 2020 11:32am
Forum: E-Bike Build Threads / Photos & Video
Topic: Electrom1 Long Wheelbase Recumbent Light Electric Vehicle
Replies: 22
Views: 1947

Re: Electrom1 Long Wheelbase Recumbent Light Electric Vehicle

... I was there I had the opportunity to have my friend Robin Coope take it for a test ride. Robin is an extremely skeptical person when it comes to recumbent bikes so i really wanted his opinion. After he pronounced that it was “actually pretty interesting” and that I might be onto something. I ...
by skestans
Feb 04 2020 1:35am
Forum: E-Bike Non-hub Motor Drives
Topic: New "TSDZ2 Torque Sensor Central Motor"
Replies: 6637
Views: 672794

Re: New "TSDZ2 Torque Sensor Central Motor"

... keeping the crank arms horizontal and not falling? Lean bike against wall, hold brake and stand on pedal. Now, imagine trying to do that on a recumbent trike! :confused: I'm thinking that for the trike situation, pedals vertical would be most appropriate (as the drive force is horizontal), ...
by Brlowe
Feb 03 2020 12:45pm
Forum: E-Bike Technical
Topic: Battery Cable connectors?? Waterproof?
Replies: 11
Views: 474

Battery Cable connectors?? Waterproof?

I'm in the process of adding a TSDZ2 motor to my Ice Adventure recumbent trike. I will be adding a longer battery power cable with a connector near the motor. What connectors are people using for the battery cable and are they waterproof? I see a lot of ...
by windburner
Feb 03 2020 9:42am
Forum: E-Bike Non-hub Motor Drives
Topic: New "TSDZ2 Torque Sensor Central Motor"
Replies: 6637
Views: 672794

Re: New "TSDZ2 Torque Sensor Central Motor"

... keeping the crank arms horizontal and not falling? Lean bike against wall, hold brake and stand on pedal. Now, imagine trying to do that on a recumbent trike! :confused: I'm thinking that for the trike situation, pedals vertical would be most appropriate (as the drive force is horizontal), ...
by patdown45
Feb 02 2020 9:52am
Forum: E-Bike Build Threads / Photos & Video
Topic: ICE Sprint 26 with BBSHD build. (recumbent trike)
Replies: 23
Views: 2300

Re: ICE Sprint 26 with BBSHD build. (recumbent trike)

I reached out to Luna about the upgraded controller there developing or trying to develop that would take place of the stock controller and supposed to handle up to 90 amps and still be internal this would be great if it was worked out I'm sure they're going to do a lot of testing before they releas...
by Brlowe
Feb 02 2020 1:57am
Forum: E-Bike Non-hub Motor Drives
Topic: New "TSDZ2 Torque Sensor Central Motor"
Replies: 6637
Views: 672794

Re: New "TSDZ2 Torque Sensor Central Motor"

... connector to the 850C connector? The ECO cycle kit came with everything of coarse but I would like to mount the display right next to the motor (recumbent trike). A 6 inch cable or less would be great. I haven’t come across any. Have you considered shortening the existing cable? I may get an ...
by skestans
Feb 02 2020 1:40am
Forum: E-Bike Non-hub Motor Drives
Topic: New "TSDZ2 Torque Sensor Central Motor"
Replies: 6637
Views: 672794

Re: New "TSDZ2 Torque Sensor Central Motor"

... connector to the 850C connector? The ECO cycle kit came with everything of coarse but I would like to mount the display right next to the motor (recumbent trike). A 6 inch cable or less would be great. I haven’t come across any. Have you considered shortening the existing cable?