Vector Light Commuter Build

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Re: Vector Light Commuter Build

Post by skeetab5780 » May 22 2019 6:18am

Here are a ton of very redundant photos of the pack revival over the coarse of 2 months. after all of this I found another cell in the pack at 3.90 while the rest were above 4.1 and I tried to hook the BMS up again to charge the low cell...the bms wouldn't even do it so I decided to charge it on my own and remove this shitty bms for now, this will give me the full 20a my controller demands putting a bit more strain on the cells. We will see how they do

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Re: Vector Light Commuter Build

Post by skeetab5780 » May 22 2019 6:21am

Also got around to putting another Maxxis holy roller 26" on the back of the bike so people would stop asking me why my rear tire was smaller than my front tire! I was just too lazy to take the Chinese tire that came with the kit off

either way it makes the bike a bit faster since its diameter is greater

Took the bike out for a ride and put a few miles on it, so far so good. Lets see how fast they get out of balance
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Re: Vector Light Commuter Build

Post by skeetab5780 » May 24 2019 5:38am

Yesterday I was able to get two good 15 mile commutes in on the 13s battery pack, average speed of 24mph. The first run I sort of babied it on hills and the second trip I got a little more on the throttle. So far so good

charged between trips with the satiator and it said it put 7.4ah into the pack before the second trip back to the city

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Re: Vector Light Commuter Build

Post by ScooterMan101 » Jun 11 2019 12:58am

What is the amount of travel that you have on that Front Suspension Fork ?

What is the travel of the rear ? eye to eye measurement on rear shock ?
My first conversion ...

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It's 2018 already, lets get some real , improved e-bike / e-velomobile / e-motorcycle designs .

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Re: Vector Light Commuter Build

Post by Overclocker » Jun 11 2019 5:39am

ScooterMan101 wrote:
Jun 11 2019 12:58am
What is the amount of travel that you have on that Front Suspension Fork ?

What is the travel of the rear ? eye to eye measurement on rear shock ?
i have that same fork. 150mm travel.

i think i read in the 1st page that it's a 220mm DNM rear shock

btw skeetab i just cracked another aluminum MTB frame. i think i'm done w/ aluminum frames :lol: and i wanna sell my bbs02 and GNG mid-drives, then get a vector light

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Re: Vector Light Commuter Build

Post by skeetab5780 » Jun 11 2019 6:07am

Overclocker wrote:
Jun 11 2019 5:39am
ScooterMan101 wrote:
Jun 11 2019 12:58am
What is the amount of travel that you have on that Front Suspension Fork ?

What is the travel of the rear ? eye to eye measurement on rear shock ?
i have that same fork. 150mm travel.

i think i read in the 1st page that it's a 220mm DNM rear shock

btw skeetab i just cracked another aluminum MTB frame. i think i'm done w/ aluminum frames :lol: and i wanna sell my bbs02 and GNG mid-drives, then get a vector light
WOW another cracked frame! I have dreams on making the Vector mid drive similar to the LMX hybrid with a full gear cassette on the other side, gives much better throttle control than a BBS02 when not powered thru the pedal drive train

The Vector is a great frame for the money I don't have many complaints just don't cheap out on suspension and get used to cheap Chinese steel rusting eventually

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Re: Vector Light Commuter Build

Post by skeetab5780 » Jun 13 2019 7:04am

I think I want to get a cruise control for this bike, since I have the auto regen on throttle release I need something to keep the throttle held other than my hand/wrist since it gets old fast on long trips

I have never had one on a bike before

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Re: Vector Light Commuter Build

Post by Overclocker » Jun 14 2019 10:51pm

skeetab5780 wrote:
Jun 11 2019 6:07am

WOW another cracked frame! I have dreams on making the Vector mid drive similar to the LMX hybrid with a full gear cassette on the other side, gives much better throttle control than a BBS02 when not powered thru the pedal drive train

The Vector is a great frame for the money I don't have many complaints just don't cheap out on suspension and get used to cheap Chinese steel rusting eventually

yeah 2 different frames broke at the chainstay. metal fatigue from mid-drives pulling hard. so i'm looking forward to this vector light. steel so easily repairable

but i'll probably just use a DD hub for simplicity and ease of maintenance (my BHT bike is fun but needs constant chain cleaning and lubrication). i'm thinking leaf motor or QS 205 35H. something lightweight

i already got a spare DNM RCP-2 220mm w/ 550lb coil. and fork like yours, Sektor 150mm, but mine is tapered. i noticed that the vector headtube isn't the "semi-integrated" type. so i'm not sure if i could install a tapered bottom race into it...

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Re: Vector Light Commuter Build

Post by skeetab5780 » Jun 18 2019 8:32am

my reviews on hubs are slightly off since I only use $100 28mm stamped steel Ebay 9x7 wind motors and they are slightly weak and groany and only shine at 25-30mph and burn up over 2500w continuous. this build is low power so it fits the bill tho, but I still think a good small mid direct drive will be better overall, but louder.

I haven't had a good powerful hub motor since the X5404 or the Mxus V1 40mm and I eventually sold them like everything I have for no reason and regret it some days later.

I look forward to your build

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