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Forum: Electric Bikes 03-08-12, 09:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 542
Posted By GTALuigi
Thank you both for these bits and pieces of...

Thank you both for these bits and pieces of information :)

I'm still doing some math and deciding on a good battery pack + charger setup for my "work in progress" trike setup, the challenge being...
Forum: Electric Bikes 03-07-12, 02:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,110
Posted By GTALuigi
that is indeed true, in fact, it's for the same...

that is indeed true, in fact, it's for the same reason i'm returning to biking again after a long hiatus commuting by car :p
Forum: Electric Bikes 03-07-12, 10:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 559
Posted By GTALuigi
hmm... a quick google search found this, not sure...

hmm... a quick google search found this, not sure if this is compatible though, but you can give them a call or email them to see if it's truely compatible
they carry a large selection of Izip...
Forum: Electric Bikes 03-06-12, 01:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 542
Posted By GTALuigi
i'm considering the long tail setup myself as...

i'm considering the long tail setup myself as well, it's either that or a Trike recumbent setup.

i had ... still have exactly that very same problem with too heavy rear, and too light front with...
Forum: Electric Bikes 03-06-12, 12:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,110
Posted By GTALuigi
we'll to reflect the seriousness of an eBike you...

we'll to reflect the seriousness of an eBike you don't get "million miles per gallon"
it's more you get X amount of miles per X amount of mAh of your battery pack divided by the Watt consumption of...
Forum: Electric Bikes 03-06-12, 12:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 559
Posted By GTALuigi
of course it is possible that's not much...

of course it is possible
that's not much different than my Mu SL

a level throttle or a button throttle might be easier than the twist and go

you just have to make sure it is compatible with...
Forum: Electric Bikes 03-05-12, 04:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,409
Posted By GTALuigi
Question thanks rscamp, that one seems pretty good for my...

thanks rscamp, that one seems pretty good for my purpose, but that means, i'll probably have to build my own "pods" of lifepo4 batteries to charge at least 2 pack of them together at the same time
...
Forum: Electric Bikes 03-05-12, 11:01 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,395
Posted By GTALuigi
Thanks ezbikin! appreciate the info provided. ...

Thanks ezbikin! appreciate the info provided.

i don't expect any differences, as BionX remained pretty much the same until the new models that came out after 2nd half of 2010
Forum: Electric Bikes 03-05-12, 10:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,409
Posted By GTALuigi
This is an excellent topic, as i've been having...

This is an excellent topic, as i've been having trouble finding a fast yet safe lifepo4 charger for a 48v pack

all the ones i've found are for hobby RCs and 6 cells, and all the ones that are...
Forum: Electric Bikes 03-02-12, 06:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 706
Posted By GTALuigi
you still do exercise or even more exercise using...

you still do exercise or even more exercise using an eBike :D
no joke
because one you are on it, it feels like easier to ride and faster
so you naturally try to go even faster, so you sweat even...
Forum: Electric Bikes 03-02-12, 01:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 706
Posted By GTALuigi
the new rules in Ontario also prohibit the use of...

the new rules in Ontario also prohibit the use of e-scooters look a likes on bike path and parks, basically any of those that looks like a motorcycle / moped / scooter with bike pedals

most of...
Forum: Electric Bikes 03-01-12, 03:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,394
Posted By GTALuigi
definitely undefined :D besides if it...

definitely undefined :D

besides if it doesn't go over 20 mph on flats, i don't think any cop can flag you down for going over the limit for bikes
Forum: Electric Bikes 03-01-12, 03:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,395
Posted By GTALuigi
ah! so that's what it's called NC4MRX (male) for...

ah! so that's what it's called NC4MRX (male) for the side that we want to use with a LiFePO4 pack :)
...
Forum: Electric Bikes 02-29-12, 05:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 580
Posted By GTALuigi
one thing is for sure the picture in the...

one thing is for sure

the picture in the article is wrong

just before the end of the year they banned the Scooter looking ebikes from bike paths, they are still legal, but only on roads

on...
Forum: Electric Bikes 02-29-12, 05:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,394
Posted By GTALuigi
very awesome setup you got there Sangesf, but...

very awesome setup you got there Sangesf, but doesn't that turn it officially into an electric scooter class?

some places you'll need to get a license to drive that

i was also fancying to...
Forum: Electric Bikes 02-29-12, 05:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 661
Posted By GTALuigi
the best setup is what i had before Mu SL which...

the best setup is what i had before Mu SL which is the lightest folding bike with a motor + battery kit of your choice
once you add on the e-bike kit the bike will gain a few pounds and it'll not be...
Forum: Electric Bikes 02-29-12, 04:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,322
Posted By GTALuigi
quite a few times i've come across the very same...

quite a few times i've come across the very same problem the OP is pondering about

and yes, an average 20 lbs bike can turn into a 36 lbs brick easily once the battery juice is out

and you are...
Forum: Electric Bikes 02-29-12, 04:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 874
Posted By GTALuigi
Ha! LOL :D Sangesf thanks for the heads up, i'm...

Ha! LOL :D Sangesf thanks for the heads up, i'm was in the same process as versatile as i was planing to almost the same thing as him

I've always pondered about the bike and the 4 wheels thing,...
Forum: Electric Bikes 02-29-12, 04:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,395
Posted By GTALuigi
are you referring to this setup? ...

are you referring to this setup?

http://endless-sphere.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=18954&hilit=BionX+cable&start=15#p283929

I'm actually hoping some one can show me the schematics, so i can...
Forum: Electric Bikes 02-29-12, 03:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,443
Posted By GTALuigi
ha! this is a great topic I was also looking...

ha! this is a great topic

I was also looking into the same sort of information on help me in my new purchase

my old system is a BionX PL 350, which gets pretty much the same distance and speed...
Forum: Electric Bikes 02-29-12, 03:30 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,069
Posted By GTALuigi
Bravo!, good job OP This is a good reminder...

Bravo!, good job OP

This is a good reminder for me

I should brush up on my local bylaws regarding e-Bikes and make sure they are highlighted in the even i come across an unfortunate event like...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 02-28-12, 04:37 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,875
Posted By GTALuigi
Thank you! :D

Thank you! :D
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 02-28-12, 04:27 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,875
Posted By GTALuigi
anyone know where i can buy online a set of those...

anyone know where i can buy online a set of those super wide bike wheels & tires?

can't seem to find them anywhere
Forum: Electric Bikes 01-09-11, 10:08 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,245
Posted By GTALuigi
Hey Thanks for the link I wasn't aware of...

Hey Thanks for the link

I wasn't aware of anyone successfully being able to do it.

In the past there has been a lot of experimentations that ended up frying the entire system, so that idea was...
Forum: Electric Bikes 12-23-10, 04:19 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,245
Posted By GTALuigi
by the way, here's a small flash from the past ...

by the way, here's a small flash from the past
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Regenerative_circuit

it'll be neat, if we could some how develop some sort of up convert generator from thin air (radio...
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