I could plug in my BD36 backwards. It's only 48V, though .kbarrett wrote:Please post mpegs of someone going backwards on a 72V bike.
The C'lyte ones are limited in the reverse direction for obvious legal reasons.monster wrote:the reverse switch i saw seemed to be somewhat slower than in the forward direction.
monster wrote:has anyone implemented reverse switch on an ebike?
the crystalyte controller i got recently has a connection for a reverse switch. might be cool to go backwards on a bike?
You make the mistake of assuming that pedals are a requirement.Obviously this cannot be done with a rear motor.
That's very true. In third world countries.lazarus2405 wrote:You make the mistake of assuming that pedals are a requirement.
No big deal Kb, but Oregon regs (ORS 801.258) actually states:No where in the US regs does it say they have to actually work ...
So if you get one of Safe's old bikes and ride it accross the bridge...Has both fully operative pedals for human propulsion and ...
i use the "reverse" occasionally on a heavy delta style trike. helps when i am backing up somewhere with a heavy load. the trike has a C'lyte 408/4012 on the front.lazarus2405 wrote:I was surprised to find... there is no reverse on the v2 controllers.
...Not that I'll miss it.
Actually I toyed with the idea on my trike/trailer, but with the short wheelbase it is difficult to back in a straight line by hand.With your trailer drive system, that reverse would really be useful.
Ypedal wrote:Heh.. next time the boys are over having a few drinks.. i'm getting the X5 powered BMX out .. flipping the reverse switch and handing it over to the closest friend... with instructions to
" Lean forward.. and just FLOOR IT !! "
yeah.. i'm like that !