Home-Built Ebike - Swiss Police Suspect Drugs!

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Re: Home-Built Ebike - Swiss Police Suspect Drugs!

Post by markz » Nov 01 2019 4:07am

If that ebiker was riding a normal black bicycle, installed a rear hub that is black, hid that rear hub with a dark color like oak brown rear rack pannier bags, placed batteries inside the bags, and painted or bought a black controller installed under the rear rack, and did a lot of fake pedaling and rode at normal bicycle speeds, there is no doubt at all that ebike rider would be just fine. Surly he could have easily installed a mxus 3kw built for some hill climbing and no would have a clue.

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Post by Lebowski » Nov 01 2019 4:40am

Yep but one accident and your royally ..... here

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Post by john61ct » Nov 01 2019 11:50am

You mean like jail time?

I reckon the usual penalty of just confiscating the bike is an effective enough deterrent

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Post by Lebowski » Nov 01 2019 12:57pm

No more like habving to pay all expenses and damages out of your own pocket..

To just name a thing, parents can go broke here if the child does grafiti. They keep track of all grafiti tags and associated cleanup cost, and won't bat an eye and presenting the person with a several 100k cleanup bill when a tag gets connected to someone... people can works for decades to pay this off...

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Post by ScooterMan101 » Nov 01 2019 2:37pm

Only 45 kph ? I will remember this , If I ever go to Switzerland
( I would have to win big $$$$$ on the lotto in order to go there )
I will not ride a bike on the streets .

The Mountain Bike Riders ride faster than that !

Looks like Cops there have too much time on their hands .
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Re: Home-Built Ebike - Swiss Police Suspect Drugs!

Post by neptronix » Nov 01 2019 6:39pm

There's a dozen things this guy could have done better to mask his not so legal creation and ride it for years.
Try a little geared hubbie for starters.
Drugs or just really bad judgement? :lol:

I bet that tiny motor wheel climbed like a beast though.. what's that.. a 6 inch tire?
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Re: Home-Built Ebike - Swiss Police Suspect Drugs!

Post by rockstar195 » Nov 02 2019 8:07am

neptronix wrote:
Nov 01 2019 6:39pm
There's a dozen things this guy could have done better to mask his not so legal creation and ride it for years.
Try a little geared hubbie for starters.
Drugs or just really bad judgement? :lol:

I bet that tiny motor wheel climbed like a beast though.. what's that.. a 6 inch tire?
Yeah Chalo stop using drugs. Haha jk

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Re: Home-Built Ebike - Swiss Police Suspect Drugs!

Post by rockstar195 » Nov 16 2019 8:04am

Did they find the perpertrator yet?

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