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by Raisedeyebrows
Mar 30 2018 11:40pm
Forum: EBike General Discussion
Topic: PBSC
Replies: 3
Views: 475

Re: PBSC

Never occurred to me Ad space on ebikes could be a commodity, I'd like to see "rent the same bike for half the price at Acme Bike Rentals" on the screen.
by Raisedeyebrows
Mar 30 2018 7:57pm
Forum: EBike General Discussion
Topic: New Build with EGO 56V Home Depot Battery - Wow
Replies: 53
Views: 15974

Re: New Build with EGO 56V Home Depot Battery - Wow

Not that' I'd buy them from a unknown source but I'm seeing the 7.5ah packs available from some random sellers for $230.00 to $250.00 vs. Home Depot's $358.75
by Raisedeyebrows
Mar 29 2018 8:08pm
Forum: EBike General Discussion
Topic: Smallest battery suggestions for 6 mile ride and Bafang BBSHD
Replies: 58
Views: 5396

Re: Smallest battery suggestions for 6 mile ride and Bafang BBSHD

Alan B wrote:
Mar 29 2018 7:34pm
Should we split this into a separate thread?
That might be a good idea so those interested in using the EGO packs could find the info in the future. I know I'm interested in the topic and hope you make a bunch of male connections.
by Raisedeyebrows
Mar 29 2018 7:35pm
Forum: EBike General Discussion
Topic: Are ebrakes sufficient?
Replies: 33
Views: 1970

Re: Are ebrakes sufficient?

If people choose not to have an ebrake lever hooked into their system it doesn't bother me, I always just put it on, connected it figuring it's another point of protection since it pretty much instantly cuts power and it was included with the kits I ordered. Also one on the front brake works good as...
by Raisedeyebrows
Mar 29 2018 6:49pm
Forum: EBike General Discussion
Topic: Are ebrakes sufficient?
Replies: 33
Views: 1970

Re: Are ebrakes sufficient?

Sorry for going OT but I wanted to mention this, according to Visionsource:

“Bungee Cords Are A Leading Cause Of Serious Eye Injuries”

Remember to be careful if you’re using bungee’s to secure things to racks.
by Raisedeyebrows
Mar 29 2018 6:06pm
Forum: EBike General Discussion
Topic: Smallest battery suggestions for 6 mile ride and Bafang BBSHD
Replies: 58
Views: 5396

Re: Smallest battery suggestions for 6 mile ride and Bafang BBSHD

I started looking further into the EGO packs while I was waiting for something else today. There are some good videos out there about these. I have both Shark and EGO batteries, the connectors are quite different at the detail level. I'm thinking about making a 3D printed mount for EGO packs. I've ...
by Raisedeyebrows
Mar 28 2018 11:00pm
Forum: EBike General Discussion
Topic: Smallest battery suggestions for 6 mile ride and Bafang BBSHD
Replies: 58
Views: 5396

Re: Smallest battery suggestions for 6 mile ride and Bafang BBSHD

Tool pack batteries are now in the 7.5 ah size like EGO and Echo? It looks like the EGO batteries have a standard tool battery type connecting tabs, in order to have a male connection to plug into the battery I wonder if a person could hunt up something that would work hitting the used stores and f...
by Raisedeyebrows
Mar 28 2018 11:21am
Forum: EBike Technical
Topic: E3 ZUMA Restoration
Replies: 6
Views: 713

Re: E3 ZUMA Restoration

Monsterscooterparts has a lot of izip parts and assorted Currie stuff if for some reason your freehub is not repairable wouldn't hurt to try them and see if they have the hub used in that model.
by Raisedeyebrows
Mar 28 2018 12:07am
Forum: EBike Technical
Topic: The SB Cruiser: Amberwolf&Dogman's 2WD CargoTrike&DogCarrier
Replies: 1036
Views: 174873

Re: The SB Cruiser: Amberwolf&Dogman's 2WD CargoTrike&DogCarrier

The trike looks great with the fresh paint and wood stain, really spruced things up a lot and with the hub motor swap too nice job all around. It must be a challenge keeping things running cool during the brutal summer temps you guys have down there, been to Phoenix during summer, yeah it gets a bit...
by Raisedeyebrows
Mar 27 2018 11:52pm
Forum: EBike General Discussion
Topic: Hub Motors for Cargo Bikes
Replies: 83
Views: 10184

Re: Hub Motors for Cargo Bikes

Knowing how the long wheelbase makes mine such a fun bike to ride through windy corners even with 26" wheels I can imagine your's will be even more fun to corner with the 20" wheel and a bit lower center of gravity. The long wheelbase makes them feel kind of motorcycle ish. Some of you guy...
by Raisedeyebrows
Mar 27 2018 11:49am
Forum: EBike General Discussion
Topic: Smallest battery suggestions for 6 mile ride and Bafang BBSHD
Replies: 58
Views: 5396

Re: Smallest battery suggestions for 6 mile ride and Bafang BBSHD

Option 1: Down tube mounted battery Try the new Wolf pack - https://lunacycle.com/luna-wolf-52v-ebike-battery/ - this should fit most smaller frames. It is on the expensive end for the capacity for sure - but all quality 52V packs start at around $450, so you are effectively paying $150 more for si...
by Raisedeyebrows
Mar 26 2018 11:05am
Forum: E-Scooter and Motorcycle General Discussion
Topic: Gas Gas Trials bike conversion
Replies: 76
Views: 12434

Re: Gas Gas Trials bike conversion

Watching this one, nice choice of bike! Used to ride an older Honda TL and if I see one I could pick up affordably I'd like to do the same thing you're doing.
by Raisedeyebrows
Mar 26 2018 11:01am
Forum: EBike Non-hub Motor Drives
Topic: Mongoose CX24V450 with 2500 watt L-R Small Block
Replies: 71
Views: 12698

Re: Mongoose CX24V450 with 2500 watt L-R Small Block

First post here, though I've been lurking and reading the forum for a year. Now that I'm looking to build an Ebike rather than buy another, the Mongoose 24v450 has been popping up as a great candidate for my intended usage. As I've been researching the bike this thread keeps showing up. I think Lig...
by Raisedeyebrows
Mar 25 2018 10:35pm
Forum: EBike General Discussion
Topic: Hub Motors for Cargo Bikes
Replies: 83
Views: 10184

Re: Hub Motors for Cargo Bikes

If anyone is actually looking at this thread, I'm back from a 5 month break and trying to remember what the heck I was even doing with this bike...I think I was about to try to mount the battery and I can see why I gave up! The chainline is going to be really difficult to re-route around the batter...
by Raisedeyebrows
Mar 25 2018 10:27pm
Forum: EBike General Discussion
Topic: Check out this funky design
Replies: 30
Views: 2468

Re: Check out this funky design

I commend your restraint, with my lack of willpower I'd be hitchhiking over to the scrapyard with a patchkit and a crescent wrench attempting to pedal the thing home, $15.00 Ebike project is hard to pass up. If I didn't already have a handful of motors I'm not using, and a few bike frames and most ...
by Raisedeyebrows
Mar 25 2018 12:09pm
Forum: EBike General Discussion
Topic: Check out this funky design
Replies: 30
Views: 2468

Re: Check out this funky design

If it was a little closer I'd probably go pick it up. Yeah - I've thought the same thing myself. But I figured it wasn't worth getting killed and having my wife charged with my murder, so I just look at it as "gold" for someone else. Besides, it would probably cost almost as much in gas a...
by Raisedeyebrows
Mar 25 2018 2:13am
Forum: EBike General Discussion
Topic: I've been considering building an ebike
Replies: 10
Views: 880

Re: I've been considering building an ebike

raisedeyebrows - did you post build threads? Do you like your rockhopper or should I do something else? I've just had 3 specialized bikes & they've all been decent. I have a 2007 stumpjumper & a 2006 allez (roadie) rt now. Looks like SLC has about a half dozen shops selling and renting ebik...
by Raisedeyebrows
Mar 24 2018 11:44pm
Forum: EBike General Discussion
Topic: I've been considering building an ebike
Replies: 10
Views: 880

Re: mid drive?

would a mid drive like this be easy to install in that specialized rockhopper linked above? And how would it compare to the rear wheel hub motor? I watched a couple comparison videos & a build someone did using RC parts https://www.empoweredcycles.com/collections/complete-electric-bike-kit/prod...
by Raisedeyebrows
Mar 24 2018 5:55pm
Forum: EBike Non-hub Motor Drives
Topic: Help please, my bbs02 750 is stuck in my frame
Replies: 18
Views: 1810

Re: Help please, my bbs02 750 is stuck in my frame

Looks like it's had a lot of moisture getting in there and resulting rust? Squirt bottle of Liquid Wrench, spray liberally, let soak, repeat might eventually do the trick now that you've opened up a path for it to get in.
by Raisedeyebrows
Mar 24 2018 12:08pm
Forum: EBike General Discussion
Topic: China commerce ministry says disappointed at European probe into e-bike exporters
Replies: 4
Views: 762

Re: China commerce ministry says disappointed at European probe into e-bike exporters

Regular bicycles being imported in the EU are also a source of controversy, if current tarrif's and duties expire the European bicycle industry is really going to be in for some changes: http://www.bike-eu.com/laws-regulations/nieuws/2018/3/eu-to-review-anti-dumping-measures-on-import-of-conventiona...
by Raisedeyebrows
Mar 24 2018 10:08am
Forum: E-Vehicles General Discussion
Topic: Tesla crash Mountain View California
Replies: 60
Views: 6797

Re: Tesla crash Mountain View California

I forwarded that second KTVU article to my local FD in case they haven't fully developed their standard incident response.
by Raisedeyebrows
Mar 23 2018 1:57pm
Forum: E-Scooter and Motorcycle General Discussion
Topic: Yamaha : The Future is Electric
Replies: 37
Views: 10613

Re: Yamaha : The Future is Electric

[quote="efMX Trials Electric Freeride" post_id=1367017 time=1521817255 user_id=31386] Yamaha Electric TY-E Trial Bike : :mrgreen Very impressive, Yamaha reputation for reliability should make that an appealing bike for a lot of people. Motorcycle Magazine: "As well as an AC electric m...
by Raisedeyebrows
Mar 22 2018 10:05pm
Forum: EBike Reviews & Testing
Topic: Here Comes the Sondors Fold
Replies: 78
Views: 14515

Re: Here Comes the Sondors Fold

Chalo wrote:
Mar 22 2018 2:18pm
Space_Walker wrote:
Mar 22 2018 12:58pm
Looks unreal like a toy
There is a simple reason for that.
If you put 3' tall apehangers on and a 400mm seatpost you could probably pedal no probem.
by Raisedeyebrows
Mar 22 2018 2:43pm
Forum: EBike General Discussion
Topic: Kickstarter: Go Fund Me?
Replies: 23
Views: 1794

Re: Kickstarter: Go Fund Me?

If you're looking for a microloan, go to somebody who does that. https://www.thebalance.com/micro-loans-in-canada-2948489 Great suggestion, I know some folks who got a micro loan, built a food product that turned out to be real successful, they eventually sold the company for several million bucks,...