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Forum: Electric Bikes 07-30-11, 07:48 PM
Replies: 2
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Posted By sunnyday
Anyone own/use the LYEN controller off of endless sphere forum ?

I bought one of these about 6 months ago ...the version i got was $129 and made for 1000 watt / 48 volt brushless setup .

It worked fine for a while...and it would properly cutoff at around...
Forum: Electric Bikes 07-01-11, 11:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,180
Posted By sunnyday
nothing wrong with experimentation....and...

nothing wrong with experimentation....and learning new things....

but most people will tell you if you already have a bicycle you like, its usually much better to buy a complete brishless hub kit...
Forum: Electric Bikes 06-29-11, 03:39 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,868
Posted By sunnyday
allen ....do you agree with me that sarah...

allen ....do you agree with me that sarah probably doesnt need a geared system ? The fact that she wieghs a mere 125 lbs..and has admitted that she wants to continue doing pedal assist, leads me to...
Forum: Electric Bikes 06-27-11, 10:16 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,868
Posted By sunnyday
IMHO...if you can change a flat tire...then you...

IMHO...if you can change a flat tire...then you can install a front wheeled brushless hub kit.


if you purchase a setup already preassembled, and then something goes eventually wrong with a...
Forum: Electric Bikes 06-27-11, 10:14 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,868
Posted By sunnyday
IMHO...a person who weighs a mere 125 lbs does...

IMHO...a person who weighs a mere 125 lbs does not need to pay extra for regen braking and certainly doesnt need GEARED ebike...

gearing on ebikes is mainly for travelling steep slopes with a...
Forum: Electric Bikes 06-25-11, 05:11 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,868
Posted By sunnyday
oh...IMHO..its better to go with a 500 watt /36...

oh...IMHO..its better to go with a 500 watt /36 volt setup then a 250/300 watt - 24 volt setup....Yes, its possible that a 300 watt setup will be adequate , but its ALWAYS best to have a bit more...
Forum: Electric Bikes 06-25-11, 05:08 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,868
Posted By sunnyday
IMHO..you shouldnt even be cosidering a regen...

IMHO..you shouldnt even be cosidering a regen braking setup....you would be paying extra money for something you dont need....your 125 lb bodyweight is the biggest positive you could possibly have...
Forum: Electric Bikes 06-25-11, 05:01 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,868
Posted By sunnyday
and yes, flat tires are probably the most common...

and yes, flat tires are probably the most common headache ....I had 2 flat tires happen on my 2nd and 3rd outing on my new electric bike...I decided it wasnt gonna happen again, so I went with...
Forum: Electric Bikes 06-25-11, 04:59 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,868
Posted By sunnyday
I will respond once more, even though it seems as...

I will respond once more, even though it seems as though you ignored most of my comments.


a person who only weighs about 125 lbs, isnt gonna have to much worry about most electric bikes/ bike...
Forum: Electric Bikes 06-23-11, 07:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,154
Posted By sunnyday
Sorry to hear that....did you have 14 Ga spokes...

Sorry to hear that....did you have 14 Ga spokes on rear wheel ? I am using 12 Ga spokes becuase I figured it would provide more strength for the soild tire. Ive only put a few hundred miles on my...
Forum: Electric Bikes 06-23-11, 04:29 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,868
Posted By sunnyday
I did a quick search on ebay for you....heres a...

I did a quick search on ebay for you....heres a complete system { without battery...... I have never bought from this seller, but I think the kit he is selling would have plenty of power for you and...
Forum: Electric Bikes 06-23-11, 04:19 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,868
Posted By sunnyday
I think the best value is using a bicycle you...

I think the best value is using a bicycle you already own/ like and buying a complete kit to put on your bike. Since you are a female and dont need to go very fast, this should be a easy and...
Forum: Electric Bikes 06-15-11, 06:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,154
Posted By sunnyday
sounds like your tire isnt properly sized for...

sounds like your tire isnt properly sized for your inner bead width measurement....theres no way in hell my tires can come off the rim, unless I take a zaw saw and cut them off.

as far as weight...
Forum: Electric Bikes 05-28-11, 07:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,154
Posted By sunnyday
what was your inside bead width measuremnet in...

what was your inside bead width measuremnet in millimeters ?

are you in the 18-22 m.m area ?

if so...I can tell you it is kinda tuff to get the tires on the rim if you rim bead measurement is...
Forum: Electric Bikes 05-24-11, 03:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,154
Posted By sunnyday
My bike uses 700c ...I got my tires thru...

My bike uses 700c ...I got my tires thru amerityre....call them and they can help you choose the right ones...

you do have to measure your inside rim bead width...lip to lip on the inside top of...
Forum: Electric Bikes 05-24-11, 08:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,432
Posted By sunnyday
I keep my ebike in its highest gear setting at...

I keep my ebike in its highest gear setting at all times when riding it { 18th gear** ...this is because I need that high gear to use when using pedal assist going up hills or on slight...
Forum: Electric Bikes 05-24-11, 08:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,154
Posted By sunnyday
front shocks and a spring seat. The ride isnt...

front shocks and a spring seat. The ride isnt bad at all...but I stay on mostly paved surfaces. I would imagine trying to use these airless tires on a mountain bike for off road cycling would be a...
Forum: Electric Bikes 05-23-11, 09:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,154
Posted By sunnyday
I'm very happy with my solid airless tires...

now that I have been able to get a few hundred miles on my ebike , I can report that I am pleased with the solid airless tires . I think they are a good investment for anyone worried about flat tires...
Forum: Electric Bikes 05-23-11, 04:37 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,872
Posted By sunnyday
as I said, im glad you love the escooter... ...

as I said, im glad you love the escooter...

I am quite confident it would not work for me...im 6ft 6" and weigh 270 lbs { bodybuilder** ...and I am also confident it would not perform as well as...
Forum: Electric Bikes 05-23-11, 04:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,596
Posted By sunnyday
in other words, it seems that even though my...

in other words, it seems that even though my electric bicycle can go 32 mph on flat land , the police could not legally ticket me for having a vehicle that can do 32 mph without a tag/registration...
Forum: Electric Bikes 05-23-11, 04:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,596
Posted By sunnyday
the laws certainyl vary from state to state and...

the laws certainyl vary from state to state and country to country, when it comes to bicycle laws / motorized bicycle laws..

for examp0le "

some states will mainly use a vehicle registration...
Forum: Electric Bikes 05-23-11, 02:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,596
Posted By sunnyday
let me help you achieve most of your goals much...

let me help you achieve most of your goals much simplier and cheaper...by giving you a example of what others I know have done...

they purchased a 150 c.c gas scooter....then they put 50 CC...
Forum: Electric Bikes 05-23-11, 08:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,388
Posted By sunnyday
ive got the same kit..ordered it around jan of...

ive got the same kit..ordered it around jan of this year...

I had one problem...the controller blew out on the first 5 miles of riding time...so i went ahead and spent $130 for a updated/upgraded...
Forum: Electric Bikes 05-21-11, 02:18 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,872
Posted By sunnyday
I have to wonder...if you get a flat tire/blowout...

I have to wonder...if you get a flat tire/blowout on that escooter...how easy would it be to put a new tube in it , if you broke down on the road away from home ?

do you carry a bunch of tools...
Forum: Electric Bikes 05-21-11, 02:03 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,872
Posted By sunnyday
well he says hes happy with it so far...and thats...

well he says hes happy with it so far...and thats what really matters....

IMHO...the pedals on it are not very useful for anyone taller then 5ft 9 ....these types of escooters are massed...
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