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Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 06-09-14, 01:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,302
Posted By Apache Thunder
I did a quick google and it shows up on Niagara...

I did a quick google and it shows up on Niagara Cycle for $82+. I could consider getting this, but it would take me at least two months to save up for it given my income is on a monthly bases. :(
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Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 06-09-14, 12:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,302
Posted By Apache Thunder
I should probably elaborate on this. I could...

I should probably elaborate on this. I could certainly dismount like this in normal circumstances, but I don't know if I could "react" to this quick enough if I have to brake suddenly like if a car...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 06-09-14, 10:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,302
Posted By Apache Thunder
I can certainly raise up the seat a bit more, but...

I can certainly raise up the seat a bit more, but then my feet wouldn't reach the ground and right now I have to tip toe to touch the ground. The way I grew up riding bikes means I never really...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 06-09-14, 09:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,302
Posted By Apache Thunder
Drum brake hubs? Hmm where would I go about...

Drum brake hubs? Hmm where would I go about finding one already built on a wheel? I need one that would accept a 6 speed freewheel. I was aware single speed hubs had coaster brakes, but drum brakes...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 06-09-14, 08:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,302
Posted By Apache Thunder
Yeah sorry I meant the arms. I didn't mean to mix...

Yeah sorry I meant the arms. I didn't mean to mix the two up.

I can deal with the crank arm issue as I don't pedal with a lot of force. I tend to use gear ratios that give me torque over speed and...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 06-08-14, 10:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,302
Posted By Apache Thunder
Longer V-Brake Arms

I've recently had to change out the frame to my bicycle due to the rear forks breaking (it snapped on one side, don't ask how, it's a long story).

But since I can't afford to buy a whole new bike,...
Forum: Foo 09-23-13, 09:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 463
Posted By Apache Thunder
Looks like I accidentally found out how to get...

Looks like I accidentally found out how to get rid of it. I hit the escape key since I mistook it for a dialog box. (Escape key tends to get rid of many of those. :P ). It closed, but now it doesn't...
Forum: Foo 09-16-13, 09:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 463
Posted By Apache Thunder
lol yeah. I suppose once I buy more things it...

lol yeah. I suppose once I buy more things it might go away on it's own. Really only bought one thing thus far so I suppose it's too early. :(
Forum: Foo 09-15-13, 11:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 463
Posted By Apache Thunder
lol Yeah. Blood is a b**ch to clean up.... :P

lol Yeah. Blood is a b**ch to clean up.... :P
Forum: Foo 09-15-13, 08:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 463
Posted By Apache Thunder
There is no where to disable it. I've checked...

There is no where to disable it. I've checked everywhere...including google....

I close it and it goes away. But as soon as I leave the site and come back...It's right back in my face again. :(
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Forum: Foo 09-15-13, 04:41 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 786
Posted By Apache Thunder
Ouch. How fast were you going? Hope you heal...

Ouch. How fast were you going? Hope you heal fast.

I had something somewhat similar occur to me a month or two back. I have an electric bike, so I was going about 17 MPH down a residential street....
Forum: Foo 09-15-13, 04:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 463
Posted By Apache Thunder
Any way to get rid of this?

I recently created a new eBay account. Now everytime I visit the site, I'm greeted by this monstrosity:



http://img191.imageshack.us/img191/9158/zlst.jpg

I have no interest in ever filling...
Forum: Electric Bikes 08-28-12, 08:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 591
Posted By Apache Thunder
I will probably be moving down to Florida in a...

I will probably be moving down to Florida in a year from now since my mom wants to reunite with the rest of her family there. Plus I was born there. :P

Noticed they also have no helmet requirement...
Forum: Electric Bikes 08-20-12, 03:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,706
Posted By Apache Thunder
Also note you run the risk of overheating the...

Also note you run the risk of overheating the motor or overloading the battery if you run the motor without a speed controller and have it wired directly to the battery in some way. The controller...
Forum: Electric Bikes 08-20-12, 12:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 404
Posted By Apache Thunder
I second that. I got my freewheel crank (not the...

I second that. I got my freewheel crank (not the heavy duty one though since I'm not heavy on pedaling and my e-bike system isn't that powerful and my town is mostly flat) from SickBikeParts and the...
Forum: Electric Bikes 08-18-12, 02:16 PM
Replies: 617
Views: 46,766
Posted By Apache Thunder
Those bins look nice and all, but they are quite...

Those bins look nice and all, but they are quite large and I'm going for a more minimal look for my bicycle. :P There are some reflectors on the battery box itself. If I get a rear light, I will...
Forum: Electric Bikes 08-17-12, 11:10 PM
Replies: 617
Views: 46,766
Posted By Apache Thunder
I currently have nothing to mount anything back...

I currently have nothing to mount anything back there other then my battery box. That and installing panniers may interfere with how my battery box is strapped to the rack. Sure I could probably make...
Forum: Electric Bikes 08-17-12, 08:16 PM
Replies: 617
Views: 46,766
Posted By Apache Thunder
Ahh you have one of those pedal assist sensor...

Ahh you have one of those pedal assist sensor thing-a-ma-jigs. I just have a twist throttle on a mid-drive system since my pedal crank chain wheel also freewheels, I can pedal backwards and it...
Forum: Electric Bikes 08-17-12, 07:51 PM
Replies: 617
Views: 46,766
Posted By Apache Thunder
If you really want to mind *** them, pedal...

If you really want to mind *** them, pedal backwards! :D
Forum: Electric Bikes 08-12-12, 09:09 AM
Replies: 617
Views: 46,766
Posted By Apache Thunder
I charge mine outside. Though it's done right...

I charge mine outside. Though it's done right beside the house. I never do it overnight though. Seems like a bad idea to let it charge unattended to begin with. The only time I ever charged overnight...
Forum: Electric Bikes 08-10-12, 08:25 PM
Replies: 617
Views: 46,766
Posted By Apache Thunder
:D Thanks. Yeah I also recall there are...

:D Thanks.

Yeah I also recall there are special chargers and battery meters you could use to monitor the individual cells if you got the batteries wired up correctly. I'm not that familiar with...
Forum: Electric Bikes 08-10-12, 08:01 PM
Replies: 617
Views: 46,766
Posted By Apache Thunder
Well I assume like other lithium batteries, LiPo...

Well I assume like other lithium batteries, LiPo could burst into a rather violent fire if they are discharged too far then recharged and used with dead cells causing overheating, cell ruptures. That...
Forum: Electric Bikes 08-10-12, 04:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 829
Posted By Apache Thunder
Agreed. I have a 12ah battery myself and that...

Agreed. I have a 12ah battery myself and that nets me about 13 miles on motor power alone. (but I stop and charge after 10 miles to ensure the battery will last longer) Though mine can go to about...
Forum: Electric Bikes 08-08-12, 11:46 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 363
Posted By Apache Thunder
Longer then normal bottom bracket cup?

Any one know of a brand that has slightly longer then normal left side bottom bracket cups?

I moved my ebike parts over to my mountain bike and noticed that I will need to install more spacer...
Forum: Electric Bikes 08-07-12, 06:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,042
Posted By Apache Thunder
Yeah this thread is from '07...so yeah the SLA...

Yeah this thread is from '07...so yeah the SLA battery pack probably isn't functional anymore knowing the shelf life of SLA batteries in general. I bet with some decent DIY skills, one could...
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