Ypedal wrote:I think u should have to earn this the hard way!
My ticket price to get here was around $10,000usd in parts turned to smoke. That includes ~$2,000usd in wasting my time with. . .a couple of minutes of my riding. Then going to bigger ebike controllers, of which, the only ones I never killed were . . . beyond there limits. Smoked a number of motors that cost - - -5lbs motors to 15lbs motors to 25lbs motors, each time finding - - - it just ends in fickle designs that constantly break and smoke.
You're driving me CRAZY! WHY haven't you written a damn BOOK about this already? Do you think the rest of us are really going to get it just from your posts? If I asked people to respond to this to encourage you, there'd probably be 30+ posts in 24 hours. . . .
I mean, even after reading this stuff posted here, I'm going to be working with some of those small motors. (I notice how damn big the various about halfway to 1kw brushed motors are, even if it's supposed to be a kids' toy.) Believe me, I've seen a lot of what's published, most of which is a waste of time. But the books keep selling. Like that old song, the readers are holding out for a hero.
In the end, the simplicity and durability is just worth it to carry an extra 10-15lbs of motor around.
Now if you're excuse me there's still 3 months worth of this I have to read to get caught up. (Note how old the post I'm quoting is.) You've got me about ready to buy this toasted motor Chinese sportbike that's for sale around here even if it is overpriced, so I can . . . .