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Forum: Folding Bikes 09-23-14, 12:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,153
Posted By coolio
Rubbermaid storage type container for a folding bike?

I've got a mini deck that is a square with steps leading up to my back door entrance. Below it, there is some room for a small container, where I want to hold 1 folding bike in a waterproof, plastic...
Forum: Electric Bikes 08-23-13, 04:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,722
Posted By coolio
EbikeFl makes some good points, but the...

EbikeFl makes some good points, but the researchers always been off by a few years. These kinds of predictions were made in the 70s. We would run out of oil by 1985, etc. I know the oil companies...
Forum: Electric Bikes 07-19-13, 09:53 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,928
Posted By coolio
Who's got the lowest shipping prices if I wanted...

Who's got the lowest shipping prices if I wanted to just order the hub and have a local wheel built up?
Forum: Electric Bikes 05-28-13, 02:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 995
Posted By coolio
I don't know anything about ebikekit, but I would...

I don't know anything about ebikekit, but I would make sure that that hub has those thicker spokes. That's a lot of heft that you're gonna carry.
Forum: Electric Bikes 05-13-13, 07:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,450
Posted By coolio
Thanks for the responses. Yes, it is a 36v LiMn...

Thanks for the responses. Yes, it is a 36v LiMn system. And, the bionx pack is the battery pack with the BMS built in to the unit. So, you have the battery pack and there is a circuit board within...
Forum: Electric Bikes 05-11-13, 11:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,450
Posted By coolio
Reviving a dead bionx battery pack.

I'm having an issue with a bionx battery pack that has been unused for a while. I bought it used, so there is no warranty on it. I found a page in the nycewheels site that recommends that you...
Forum: Electric Bikes 05-02-13, 08:50 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,928
Posted By coolio
Glad you were able to overcome your issues...

Glad you were able to overcome your issues :thumb:. I guess you're still going with the backpack battery?

I got a shipping quote from BMS battery for a q100 motor and the bottle battery. I think...
Forum: Electric Bikes 04-28-13, 10:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,767
Posted By coolio
My only criticism is that the bike looks too back...

My only criticism is that the bike looks too back heavy and could cause you to pop wheelies when you don't want to. Esp. on hills.
Forum: Electric Bikes 04-28-13, 10:04 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,928
Posted By coolio
Looking forward to hearing about these builds as...

Looking forward to hearing about these builds as I'm looking to do the same.
Forum: Electric Bikes 04-06-13, 10:39 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 9,818
Posted By coolio
Looking at this thread, it looks like I missed...

Looking at this thread, it looks like I missed out on some good sales. Keep posting. Maybe I'll catch the next one.
Forum: Folding Bikes 04-06-13, 09:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 592
Posted By coolio
IFmode appears in the movie "Prometheus".

Hey guys,
I was just watching this movie and I see an IFmode bike in the movie(!). They are showing it on HBO. I had actually seen this movie when it was in the theaters, but just noticed the...
Forum: Electric Bikes 02-24-13, 12:12 AM
Replies: 617
Views: 46,790
Posted By coolio
Can't recommend Amped Bikes. They sent me a bad...

Can't recommend Amped Bikes. They sent me a bad hub and I had to pay about $150 shipping the parts, hub to them several times. AVOID them at all costs.
Forum: Folding Bikes 02-12-13, 11:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,854
Posted By coolio
Did a search for those on ebay. Prolly worth...

Did a search for those on ebay. Prolly worth every bit of $60 :p
Forum: Folding Bikes 02-10-13, 11:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,463
Posted By coolio
Thanks for the suggestions. I think drilling a...

Thanks for the suggestions. I think drilling a hole in the tube seems to be the most simple. Perhaps just doing it on one side and putting a small screw in there.

I need to fold and, thus,...
Forum: Folding Bikes 02-09-13, 11:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,463
Posted By coolio
Hose clamp on bottom of seatpost tube to prevent saddle theft?

Hey all,
Has anyone attached something to the bottom of the seatpost tube to prevent someone from running off with the seapost and the saddle? I thought of a hose clamp, but didn't know if there...
Forum: Electric Bikes 02-04-12, 11:45 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,533
Posted By coolio
This recent spell of warmer weather has made me...

This recent spell of warmer weather has made me focus again on this ebike. I've been relying on my regular bike cause that eventually warms me up when I get into the pedalling.

Just to catch up,...
Forum: Electric Bikes 12-12-11, 10:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,182
Posted By coolio
Agree with philybill. I would avoid this ebike...

Agree with philybill. I would avoid this ebike vendor. I've had problems with this company as documented here:
...
Forum: Electric Bikes 11-29-11, 07:13 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,533
Posted By coolio
Powell, the problem was at that spliced wires. ...

Powell,
the problem was at that spliced wires. As I mentioned, I would squeeze that area and the motor would engage. I felt something solid inside that tape job. Like an anderson connector in...
Forum: Electric Bikes 11-29-11, 02:45 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,533
Posted By coolio
Ok, sending the hub back again. Another $50...

Ok, sending the hub back again. Another $50 shipping charge. Apparently, the “exposed wires” is now “the motor/hall sensor was sheered from something on my end”. This sounds to me like CYA (cover...
Forum: Electric Bikes 11-13-11, 07:13 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,533
Posted By coolio
An update on my amped bikes saga. As I reported...

An update on my amped bikes saga. As I reported last time, I shipped the hub back and they said that there were some "exposed wires" so they fixed those and it should be good to go. I tested it out...
Forum: Electric Bikes 09-27-11, 08:12 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,533
Posted By coolio
Well, they checked the controller and told me it...

Well, they checked the controller and told me it tested fine. I asked them what they thought if I would connect all the wires directly using electrical tape instead of using those anderson...
Forum: Electric Bikes 09-22-11, 08:24 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,533
Posted By coolio
Thanks, macrocircle. I did double and triple...

Thanks, macrocircle. I did double and triple checked my connections and I couldn't get it to run (3 wires to motor and 5 to controller). However, I didn't really didn't mess with the black wire...
Forum: Electric Bikes 09-20-11, 11:13 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,533
Posted By coolio
I shipped the controller back via USPS. They...

I shipped the controller back via USPS. They tried to deliver Saturday, but the offices were closed. I guess the controller will be at the post office till they pick it up. My project is on hold...
Forum: Electric Bikes 09-14-11, 08:22 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,533
Posted By coolio
After not getting a response for about a week, I...

After not getting a response for about a week, I called. I talked to a person named bud via phone a couple of days ago. He asks me to check my connections, which I did. He says that I may have...
Forum: Electric Bikes 09-06-11, 02:12 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,533
Posted By coolio
Ok, ran into a problem with the battery not being...

Ok, ran into a problem with the battery not being able to engage (turn) the hub. Checked and re checked all my connections and nothing. Have emailed ampedbike and will await their response.
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