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Post by Rix » Oct 12 2015 10:01pm

kiwiev wrote:Hey Rix

Nice video riding with your dad that must be so cool mate.

Cheers Kiwi
Thanks Kiwi, I know its not a good as yours and CDs, but it shows some of the terrain with in 90 minutes of my house. My dads a pretty cool guy. Even at 70, he enjoys an after ride beer.

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Post by CJonaBttlrckt » Oct 13 2015 4:12am

Hi folks,
Thought I would chime in quickly re last two topics.
I currently have a cracked seat sub frame at top right bolt. I and am waiting for a replacement seat sub frame from Stealth. I am avoiding sitting down and am also keeping a close eye on the crack.

Regarding regen. I have a micro switch on my rear brake lever that is activated late in the brake lever pull. I have used a spring-out pin onto the micro switch that eventually releases it and activates the regen. This significantly improves rear braking performance such that I rely on it a lot and rarely turn it off via a second on/off button next to the regen on button.

Also Tubliss still going strong, no issues! Heaps better than a tube that would be worn out again now.

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Post by kiwiev » Oct 13 2015 4:22am

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Rix wrote:
kiwiev wrote:Hey Rix

Nice video riding with your dad that must be so cool mate.

Cheers Kiwi
Thanks Kiwi, I know its not a good as yours and CDs, but it shows some of the terrain with in 90 minutes of my house. My dads a pretty cool guy. Even at 70, he enjoys an after ride beer.
Rix your home turf looks nice and flowing my dad is 69 and keen to come down and have a ride :D

CD and I plan to do a Video in the next month or so before the snow melts completely on Mt Kosciusko its Australia's highest hill just over 6000ft :lol:

Cheers Kiwi

Check my Sonic EV thread I posted a photo you may like.

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Post by Rix » Oct 13 2015 5:14am

kiwiev wrote:https://endless-sphere.com/forums/viewt ... &start=150
Rix wrote:
kiwiev wrote:Hey Rix

Nice video riding with your dad that must be so cool mate.

Cheers Kiwi
Thanks Kiwi, I know its not a good as yours and CDs, but it shows some of the terrain with in 90 minutes of my house. My dads a pretty cool guy. Even at 70, he enjoys an after ride beer.
Rix your home turf looks nice and flowing my dad is 69 and keen to come down and have a ride :D

CD and I plan to do a Video in the next month or so before the snow melts completely on Mt Kosciusko its Australia's highest hill just over 6000ft :lol:

Cheers Kiwi

Check my Sonic EV thread I posted a photo you may like.
Mt Kosciusko is the highest point in OZ? I would really like to see some video of you and CD snow riding that. Would be cool. The video I made with my dad, my truck was parked at 5900 feet, we started filming at 8100 or so.

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Post by actionobject » Oct 13 2015 7:48pm

Any one try the new fighter battery ?

I just did :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:

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Post by Rix » Oct 13 2015 9:49pm

actionobject wrote:Any one try the new fighter battery ?

I just did :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:
So, what do you think? Voltsag is very minimal, even at 5kw.

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Post by actionobject » Oct 14 2015 4:19pm

i was super impressed, feels punchier than the previous battery, perhaps a higher c rating? i wonder what LiPo cells they are using.

i guess i expected it to be more tamed in exchange for the range but they did an amazing job, I appreciate how they are consistently making incremental improvements.

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Post by Allex » Oct 14 2015 4:41pm

I think they use some kind of li-ion, perhaps even 18650cells?
Somebody need to crack that battery up!

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Post by actionobject » Oct 14 2015 6:51pm

yes 18650 they are!

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Post by fsmuggen » Oct 15 2015 10:22am

I gues it should look something like this. Can't be the cheapest cells if you have low volt sag.
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Post by actionobject » Oct 16 2015 9:28am

Whoa what are those packs for?

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Post by fsmuggen » Oct 16 2015 1:27pm

Some of them I used for my fighter, the rest I used for my "mini tesla" car project

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Post by bigbore » Oct 20 2015 10:52am

A beautiful morning trip at the beach:
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Post by Jimboyr6 » Oct 20 2015 12:47pm

Sweet i bet that rear tyre was working good in sand ?
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Post by bigbore » Oct 20 2015 2:24pm

You're right .... I'm loving this rear motocross tyre :D
I'm currently using the bike for daily commute to work (16Km total) and I have not noticed a lot of wear yet. Some times ago with Halo Contra at the rear I noticed a very fast wear on road.

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Post by Jimboyr6 » Oct 20 2015 3:39pm

bigbore wrote:You're right .... I'm loving this rear motocross tyre :D
I'm currently using the bike for daily commute to work (16Km total) and I have not noticed a lot of wear yet. Some times ago with Halo Contra at the rear I noticed a very fast wear on road.
U and me both the contras are super soft
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Post by 1abv » Oct 21 2015 5:12pm

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"you see what happens Larry?? You see what happens when you F@!q$# a stranger in the a@@???"

hmmm my bike wont charge.....could be anything really...... I got XLR-ed.....Thankfully it was the cheapest of the fixes...

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Post by Cowardlyduck » Oct 21 2015 6:10pm

Yup, same thing happened to me and others as I recall.
It surprises me Stealth continue to still use cheap components like this when there are known better options out there.

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Post by Rix » Oct 21 2015 8:13pm

1abv wrote:Image

"you see what happens Larry?? You see what happens when you F@!q$# a stranger in the a@@???"

hmmm my bike wont charge.....could be anything really...... I got XLR-ed.....Thankfully it was the cheapest of the fixes...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I0kfe5tkdD4

The big Lebowski, love that show. Yah, this happened to me, I replaced the XLR plug with XT150s, never had another problem since.

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Post by Rix » Oct 21 2015 8:15pm

bigbore wrote:A beautiful morning trip at the beach:
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Very nice Simone, Come ti trovi la rota MC?

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Post by bigbore » Oct 22 2015 9:58am

Rix wrote: Very nice Simone, Come ti trovi la rota MC?
Mi ci trovo benissimo! E' una bomba! :mrgreen:

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Post by Rix » Oct 22 2015 4:09pm

bigbore wrote:
Rix wrote: Very nice Simone, Come ti trovi la rota MC?
Mi ci trovo benissimo! E' una bomba! :mrgreen:
Sono felice!!! Non e ancora trovato qualche uno quella cambiato alla rota MC ritorni alla rota MTB. Better get back to English. I am glad you like the MC rear wheel and find it to be the bomb :mrgreen: . Even though there is a slight weight penalty, in 3 years, I have only flatted the MC once, and that was riding through a construction site and I picked up a nail.

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Post by bigbore » Oct 23 2015 11:39am

Rix wrote:
bigbore wrote:
Rix wrote: Very nice Simone, Come ti trovi la rota MC?
Mi ci trovo benissimo! E' una bomba! :mrgreen:
Sono felice!!! Non e ancora trovato qualche uno quella cambiato alla rota MC ritorni alla rota MTB. Better get back to English. I am glad you like the MC rear wheel and find it to be the bomb :mrgreen: . Even though there is a slight weight penalty, in 3 years, I have only flatted the MC once, and that was riding through a construction site and I picked up a nail.

Grande!
Tell me your best advice about which pressure should I inflate the rear MC tyre.
I rode for the first week with a rear tyre pressure of 15PSI (very good on the sand and lose stuff) but last ride I hit the edge of a sidewalk and seemed to me that the rim touched the edge of the sidewalk at speed of about 20Km/h, nothing broke but I had the impression that the rear tube could be pinch flatted if I keep doing things like that.
So yesterday I increased the rear pressure at 17,5PSI and I'm going to try the rear tyre that way.

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Post by Rix » Oct 23 2015 10:37pm

="bigboreSono felice!!! Non e ancora trovato qualche uno quella cambiato alla rota MC ritorni alla rota MTB. Better get back to English. I am glad you like the MC rear wheel and find it to be the bomb :mrgreen: . Even though there is a slight weight penalty, in 3 years, I have only flatted the MC once, and that was riding through a construction site and I picked up a nail.
Grande!
Tell me your best advice about which pressure should I inflate the rear MC tyre.
I rode for the first week with a rear tyre pressure of 15PSI (very good on the sand and lose stuff) but last ride I hit the edge of a sidewalk and seemed to me that the rim touched the edge of the sidewalk at speed of about 20Km/h, nothing broke but I had the impression that the rear tube could be pinch flatted if I keep doing things like that. So yesterday I increased the rear pressure at 17,5PSI and I'm going to try the rear tyre that way
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Bravo Simone, I was running my tires at a minimum of 22-23PSI, not because of pinch concerns but because I don't want to have the tire slip on the rim, and rip the valve stem away from the tube. But then I discovered my Tire pressure gauge was faulty. I have since dropped my PSI to 20 with out any troubles and love it. I would say for protection against curbs for denting the rim, I would run at least 18PSI. Hey Emmett, if you are reading this, chime in please.

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Post by voicecoils » Oct 24 2015 10:21pm

Rix wrote: Anyway, I shared this because if save someone else 16 hours of trouble by checking the brake lever plunger screw, its worth it, even at the price of me looking like a tard. :roll:
Ouch that is a touch lesson.

Yep, backing out the lever adjust all the way is a necessary pre-bleed step, otherwise you have preload on the plunger and can't fully fill the system with enough fluid.

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