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Forum: Electric Bikes 12-05-13, 06:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,009
Posted By Scaliboy62
I'm open to all tweaks & ideas down the road,...

I'm open to all tweaks & ideas down the road, one thing good about the rear rack design is quick battery removal, it slides in & out locks with a key. I believe this particular design { as well as...
Forum: Electric Bikes 12-04-13, 11:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,132
Posted By Scaliboy62
Yeah I think the cargo bike design is what they...

Yeah I think the cargo bike design is what they are shooting for with the front wheel drive & smaller wheels & low center of gravity. I believe the company has good customer service & well run from...
Forum: Electric Bikes 11-27-13, 06:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,132
Posted By Scaliboy62
Juiced Riders Version 3 , 48 V & 22 AH whoa !

These guys are serious, if this version 3 was available right now I may have pulled the trigger on this last week instead of the City Commuter, they are taking pre orders for Jan 2014 delivery. I...
Forum: Electric Bikes 11-26-13, 09:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,009
Posted By Scaliboy62
352907Thanks 15rms, I cant wait to try it, she's...

352907Thanks 15rms, I cant wait to try it, she's in transit to me now.
Powell, the MiPower was a great bike & was still getting around 30 miles a charge @ over a year old with 6k or so miles on the...
Forum: Electric Bikes 11-23-13, 09:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,009
Posted By Scaliboy62
Pulled the trigger on a Pedego City Commuter today stay tuned for a review..

I moved from Long Island to Florida west coast last week to help my parents out as dad's turning 90 in a couple months & mom needed help so I sold everything including my Mipower bike to simplify the...
Forum: Electric Bikes 11-20-13, 09:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,286
Posted By Scaliboy62
I have my own business but no connection to...

I have my own business but no connection to MiPower just a fan of these bikes, I did considered selling them as well as the TDCM kits which are the " UM " Ultra Motors on these bikes & others, I...
Forum: Electric Bikes 09-14-13, 01:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,026
Posted By Scaliboy62
10 motors between the 2 , LOL:lol: here they come...

10 motors between the 2 , LOL:lol: here they come out of the woodwork, Whats the name of the shop you bought them who no longer carries stromer & your wife's bike's been at for 3 months ?
LOL
Forum: Electric Bikes 09-14-13, 08:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,026
Posted By Scaliboy62
LOL, I'm not biting :p

LOL, I'm not biting :p
Forum: Electric Bikes 09-14-13, 08:19 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,026
Posted By Scaliboy62
Taiwan / Swiss quality, much safer to ride &...

Taiwan / Swiss quality, much safer to ride & charge , more durable, less headaches in the long run. More fun to ride, less repairs, better customer service, better engineering , cheaper in the long...
Forum: Electric Bikes 09-09-13, 05:55 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,828
Posted By Scaliboy62
TDCM of Taiwan makes the UM motor, click this...

TDCM of Taiwan makes the UM motor, click this link to companies website, note the UM logo on the hub motors, then click on customers tab. Stromer is listed. I'm over 6k miles now Powell 14 months...
Forum: Electric Bikes 09-06-13, 03:03 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,828
Posted By Scaliboy62
I just checked out that Neo Race 2500 Pounds is...

I just checked out that Neo Race 2500 Pounds is not too terribly expensive for it's features, my gripe is no disc brakes but I do understand it's lighter then my MiPower which is 65 lbs. which has...
Forum: Electric Bikes 09-06-13, 05:28 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,828
Posted By Scaliboy62
Good points made, but that price ! :twitchy: I...

Good points made, but that price ! :twitchy:
I understand your points
I've had people giggle when I tell them I've lost a lot of weight & get a great workout on my E-Bike & the best way to explain...
Forum: Electric Bikes 09-05-13, 08:32 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,828
Posted By Scaliboy62
These well known bicycle & motor bike companies...

These well known bicycle & motor bike companies seem to " dabble " into the E-Bike market with well made bikes that don't fit the needs of the average E-Bike consumer. They should make a durable...
Forum: Electric Bikes 09-03-13, 10:13 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,828
Posted By Scaliboy62
http://www.emaxi.com.tw/en/products/A OK,...

http://www.emaxi.com.tw/en/products/A

OK, here's an example- This is my E-Maxi MiPower , Imported by RMartin & Pacific Cycles from Taiwan.
I just passed 6000 miles a bit more then a year of...
Forum: Electric Bikes 09-03-13, 07:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,012
Posted By Scaliboy62
All my spokes broke @ the nipple, so that tells...

All my spokes broke @ the nipple, so that tells me many variables for each case including wheel design, weight of rider, materials etc...
Forum: Electric Bikes 09-03-13, 07:30 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,828
Posted By Scaliboy62
Theres bigger smiles out there for 1/2 the price...

Theres bigger smiles out there for 1/2 the price better quality too
Forum: Electric Bikes 08-14-13, 05:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,012
Posted By Scaliboy62
After installing new wheel tighten spokes/true...

After installing new wheel tighten spokes/true wheel after 50 miles or so. Dont hit curbs hard or go off them hard,
I broke spokes twice first 500 miles, then after making sure i tightened them @...
Forum: Electric Bikes 08-13-13, 04:54 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,096
Posted By Scaliboy62
Because these things are not a danger @ 20 MPH,...

Because these things are not a danger @ 20 MPH, they are a great aide for people with bad knees & hypertension who is on a tight budget like myself. Students, people who have lost license who have to...
Forum: Electric Bikes 08-12-13, 06:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 888
Posted By Scaliboy62
I can see regen on some cargo bikes & others my...

I can see regen on some cargo bikes & others my motto is to keep it simple & effective.
I worked for a Japanese car dealership in the early 1990's & we had a meeting with Nissan's higher ups who...
Forum: Electric Bikes 08-12-13, 05:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 888
Posted By Scaliboy62
There's no grinding for petes sake, if there's...

There's no grinding for petes sake, if there's grinding your into the rotor.
No need for regen, hydraulics or even ABS on Motorcycles in my world for that matter,
Grinding, LOL:twitchy:
Forum: Electric Bikes 08-11-13, 01:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 888
Posted By Scaliboy62
Personally I wouldnt consider riding one without...

Personally I wouldnt consider riding one without disc brakes in the front @ least. It partly may be my riding style but my BB7's stop on a dime & they are amazing & have saved my hide more then once...
Forum: Electric Bikes 08-10-13, 09:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,720
Posted By Scaliboy62
As cool as this Tesla is if all of a sudden there...

As cool as this Tesla is if all of a sudden there were many electric cars on the road I would be squashed on my E-Bike as I sometimes rely on my hearing too much { bad habit ** while cruseing side...
Forum: Electric Bikes 08-03-13, 07:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 954
Posted By Scaliboy62
http://www.schwalbetires.com/bike_tires/e-bikes ...

http://www.schwalbetires.com/bike_tires/e-bikes
Just noticed they have special e-bike tire lne
Forum: Electric Bikes 08-03-13, 06:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 954
Posted By Scaliboy62
Kenda 838's

Kenda 838's, with regular tubes.
Last time was a wire brad type bent nail, about a month ago it was glass but thick jagged pc. that got me.
I want to try the Schwables but my wallet says no. Any...
Forum: Electric Bikes 07-29-13, 09:20 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 954
Posted By Scaliboy62
I think the real concern isnt fire or explosions...

I think the real concern isnt fire or explosions on really hot days but it screws up chemistry, weakens the cell.
The latest heat wave has ended where i am it seems & bike is performing well...
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