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    Talking New Binox Bike

    This is my new ride, well rides. The new (to me) car and the bike.





    A Bionx 48 volt 350 watt system built on a Diamondback Overdrive Sport. I haven't really ridden much yet (weather) but the new system is much better then my older Bionx system. There is no vibration from the motor at all, no noise, it is silky smooth. The only issue I am having is the regen braking. Since the bike has hydraulic brakes, there is very little movement in the brake levers, which may not be enough to activate the magnetic regen switch.

    Now I am trying to find GOOD lights for the bike. This Bionx system has an accessory output rated at 6 volts and 2 amps which is switched on and off at the console (yay). Everything i see on the net with decent output seems to come from Europe. Any suggestions ? I would like power for riding trails at night. A few times I lost track of the time and have had to ride bike paths of night. A tailight would be nice too.

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    Quote Originally Posted by nipperdawg View Post
    This is my new ride, well rides. The new (to me) car and the bike.





    A Bionx 48 volt 350 watt system built on a Diamondback Overdrive Sport. I haven't really ridden much yet (weather) but the new system is much better then my older Bionx system. There is no vibration from the motor at all, no noise, it is silky smooth. The only issue I am having is the regen braking. Since the bike has hydraulic brakes, there is very little movement in the brake levers, which may not be enough to activate the magnetic regen switch.

    Now I am trying to find GOOD lights for the bike. This Bionx system has an accessory output rated at 6 volts and 2 amps which is switched on and off at the console (yay). Everything i see on the net with decent output seems to come from Europe. Any suggestions ? I would like power for riding trails at night. A few times I lost track of the time and have had to ride bike paths of night. A tailight would be nice too.
    Try moving the magnetic sensor just a bit farther away from the brake lever, then the re-gen should come on earlier before the brakes actually apply... Yea the newer system is soo much more "better", more options of control...
    He uses statistics as a drunken man uses lamp-posts...for support rather than illumination. I do like my beer, so sometimes I do end up leaning on the lamp-post...

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    I am almost tempted to go back to NYCEwheels (wonderful people) and ask for a reversed switch to try. There is a sweet spot for the sensor but it is hard to find.

    The one thing i miss from the old display is the "load" meter that showed how much the bike was helping you or how much regen it was making. It actually helped me balance regen down hill and rechargeing.

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    Quote Originally Posted by nipperdawg View Post
    I am almost tempted to go back to NYCEwheels (wonderful people) and ask for a reversed switch to try. There is a sweet spot for the sensor but it is hard to find.

    The one thing i miss from the old display is the "load" meter that showed how much the bike was helping you or how much regen it was making. It actually helped me balance regen down hill and rechargeing.
    It's there, at least it's there on my display. Just under the main level display that you pick to use...
    He uses statistics as a drunken man uses lamp-posts...for support rather than illumination. I do like my beer, so sometimes I do end up leaning on the lamp-post...

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    with the larger G2 console?

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    Yes, it's a small bar display between the other bigger numbers/displays, that moves the bars higher or lower as power is used or generqatted...
    He uses statistics as a drunken man uses lamp-posts...for support rather than illumination. I do like my beer, so sometimes I do end up leaning on the lamp-post...

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    Found it. how dare you make me read the owners manual! I just havent ridden it enough to see it work yet
    Last edited by nipperdawg; 04-05-13 at 08:15 PM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by nipperdawg View Post
    I am almost tempted to go back to NYCEwheels (wonderful people) and ask for a reversed switch to try. There is a sweet spot for the sensor but it is hard to find.

    The one thing i miss from the old display is the "load" meter that showed how much the bike was helping you or how much regen it was making. It actually helped me balance regen down hill and rechargeing.
    Yea, sometimes you gots to move the magnet a bit to get it just right... Manual what manual? EDIT; nice wagon, I had a couple of Subaru wagons that I just loved, power and functionality. Best cars I ever had...
    Last edited by 350htrr; 04-05-13 at 08:32 PM.
    He uses statistics as a drunken man uses lamp-posts...for support rather than illumination. I do like my beer, so sometimes I do end up leaning on the lamp-post...

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