What e-bike's are you riding and where did you get them from? (or where did you get the battery/motor if its a diy)
in australia evpower.com is a good supplier,affordable
Originally Posted by alswiseowl
I am thinking of buying an electric bike in Brisbane.
i dont think you can get better price than evpower.com
whilst your on the net check out either stealthebikes or emtb.com
they are the same sellers only thounsands of $$$$ more expensive,but a top ebike
or you can take the risk on ebay,baysidebargains(ebay seller) that have got kits for $280.00 delivered,
oh yeh evpower.com looks like goldenmotor kit,apparently if you buy from china,it can be dodgy
but from evpower you should be right,they test everything here in australia....
hope this helps
dont quote me on that,last time i checked
i meant dont quote me on that $280aus delivered price,that was it was about 6months ago
the last time i checked...
if you look electric bike kit on ebay you probably wont find them though...i dont know why
but you should find it if you look under electric motor
What I meant was that there is no website at evpower.com
Also the other sites you mentioned do not seem to be the right ones.
I am after a complete bike after somebody, who seemed to need my (ordinary push) bike more than I did, took it lock and all.
I've been looking at http://www.electrobikes.com.au/, that's just a suburb away, but they are not that cheap ...
hi if you google evpower or e-mtb it should show the websites,google australian pages only..
i didnt realise you where after a complete bike,sorry
complete made electric bicycle dont sell for cheap...
although the cheapest one i have found is the i-zip electric bicycle + the e-zip
im pretty sure kmart sometimes sell them..but not very often....
google (amazon.com) or www.amazon.com
then in the website type in electric bicycle & you should see some for around $400
i dont know how much they charge for delivery though
hope this helps
Found the sites now:
If you add the battery and the kit and a bike you're up for 1500 or 1600 AUD.
And some mean machines at http://www.stealthelectricbikes.com.au/, upto 80kmh on a pushbike! WOW.
thanks for the links guys.
the electrobikes site has some nice ones....wish i lived closer though
you are right you can easily spend some hard cash on electric bicycles....
i did my electric bicycle for the cheapest i could....
i bought a near new second hand raleigh mountain bicycle RRP$550.i paid $150.00 of ebay...
+ found a supplier in sydney who sold 36v 400watt diy front wheel drive kits for $480.00 including 3x12v14amp sla battery....
only down fall is the weight of the sla batterys....
the only thing about diy for people who are new at it,is that i advise them to get the local bicycle shop go over all the brakes to make sure they are adjusted properly....
i rode mine for about 1 year with dodgy brakes...i went thru more sneakers in that year that i did i my whole lifeusing the soles of them to brake...
i took my bike to the shop to get disk brakes installed(about to spend $500.00) for the disk brakes..
and the guy just tightened my v brakes properly...and the difference was incredible...so was the $500.00 i saved
however i wish you the best of luck for your purchase...