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    Some correspondence I had with Justin at...

    Some correspondence I had with Justin at ebikes.ca on the same subject..hope this helps.

    Hi Fred, yes that is correct.

    Justin
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    On Sun, Mar 17, 2013 at 6:57...
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    See Torque Arms on Hub Motor Bikes |...

    See Torque Arms on Hub Motor Bikes | ELECTRICBIKE.COM.

    Also Google will get you lots of other info and suppliers.
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    Sorry..can't comment on that particular bike. ...

    Sorry..can't comment on that particular bike.

    We have lots of these in various shapes and sizes here in Canada (Toronto). However with different legislation (500 watt continuous, 32 kph max), the...
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    A link to their web site would be helpful. Also,...

    A link to their web site would be helpful. Also, where do you live?
  5. Thread: My E+ review

    by dilkes
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    You may want to check out the Toronto Electric...

    You may want to check out the Toronto Electric Riders Association (TERA) group at http://www.meetup.com/Electric-Bicycles/.

    You'll find a number of threads of interest including some on winter...
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    These batteries will be connected in series to...

    These batteries will be connected in series to give the 48 Volts. It is desirable (mandatory?) that they all be the same capacity. The 17Ah is just a suggested size. The number of Ah (or Wh = Volts x...
  7. Thread: E-Bike Kit Ad

    by dilkes
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    E-Bike Kit Ad

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fxzNWeyDzCs&feature=youtu.be&utm_campaign=August%2FSeptember%202014%20Newsletter&utm_source=Robly.com&utm_medium=email
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    700c

    700c
  9. A few thoughts below: 1. Is this a typical...

    A few thoughts below:
    1. Is this a typical use-case for an ebike? I would be doing pedal-only 95% of the time I'm riding.
    Probably not..most would use the motor a lot more.

    2. What are the...
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    Replace 14 gauge spokes with 12 gauge?

    I have a front-wheel geared kit on my bike which has 700C wheels and 3 speed internal Nexus hub on the rear. Battery is 10Ah LiFePO4 in an alloy case mounted on rear rack.

    I am continually...
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    Did you browse the web for info? I did quickly...

    Did you browse the web for info? I did quickly and got a number of hits including two YouTube installation videos. The first one at:
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uAODLiU2yzs

    Hope this helps.
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    Really hard to tell from that picture, but the...

    Really hard to tell from that picture, but the Nicom Prince and its namesakes have a plastic case with a bend in it like that. Here's a link to one of the models sold here in Canada.
    Emmo Urban
    ...
  13. Not 100% sure if this is the same bike, but...

    Not 100% sure if this is the same bike, but here's a manual which looks like it might be it.
    http://www.sunbicycles.com/manuals/ev3manual.pdf

    If so, it looks like it initially was 36V Lead Acid...
  14. You could contact Richard Nolan (in Oshawa)..see...

    You could contact Richard Nolan (in Oshawa)..see Kijiji ad at

    1000 WATT EBIKE KIT w/LITHIUM-ION BATTERIES | other | City of Toronto | Kijiji

    Richard imports some kits at a very good price...
  15. I can't tell from the picture but I didn't see...

    I can't tell from the picture but I didn't see any torque arm(s) nor are they shown in the list of items included. I think with 1000 watts on the front wheel, at least one and maybe one on each side...
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    The geared kit I have on my 700C front wheel. ...

    The geared kit I have on my 700C front wheel.

    http://www.e-bikekit.com/shop/products/Electric_Bike_Conversion_Kit_FRONT_Geared-137-4.html

    Works well for me. Mine is the previous generation and...
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    I agree that simple is good. However, I have a...

    I agree that simple is good. However, I have a geared front motor kit and always saw those e-brakes as a kind of emergency cut off switch(es) in the event that something went wacky with the throttle...
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    Sticky: Recognizing Battery Capacity as the Missing Link

    Interesting article from Battery University about measuring State of Charge (SoC) or remaining capacity for batteries or packs.

    An excerpt:

    Most users see the battery as an energy storage...
  19. New extremely portable fold-up bike - The Accordion

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    See the video at
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0ZcXcMvkDqg&feature=player_embedded

    and an episode of Dragons' Den last night where the owner was looking for funding....
  20. I have had good experience with my geared...

    I have had good experience with my geared front-wheel kit from:
    http://www.e-bikekit.com/

    Based out of Pennsylvania.

    They do sell kits with batteries included, but I purchased my battery...
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    Here is a review from electricbikereport.com ...

    Here is a review from electricbikereport.com
    http://electricbikereport.com/flykly-smart-wheel-easily-convert-your-bike-to-electric-video/

    According to the review:

    It is a 250 watt motor and...
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    See review from Pete at ElectricBikeReport.com ...

    See review from Pete at ElectricBikeReport.com

    http://electricbikereport.com/flykly-smart-wheel-easily-convert-your-bike-to-electric-video/
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    I agree..although I am guessing that might be a...

    I agree..although I am guessing that might be a little tricky to build (and pricey?). I too have a 3-speed IGH on a city cruiser bike (with a belt drive I might add). I put on a 350 watt geared front...
  24. Or if you don't trust yourself and really want to...

    Or if you don't trust yourself and really want to limit power you could buy one of these:
    Universal 3spd switch (works with *any* controller)

    I think it goes in along with the existing twist...
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    Charging two packs in parallel

    Soon I will have 2 LiFePO4 (48V) packs on one of my bikes with the discharge ports connected in parallel. One pack is 14ah and the 2nd is 10ah.

    Is there any problem with having the charge ports on...
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