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  1. Thread: My E+ review

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    Yours must be clean and nice inside also. All is...

    Yours must be clean and nice inside also.
    All is in engineering and manufacturing which we paid for.
    EPLUS drive was designed and manufactured in USA to Western standards.
    You see in pictures...
  2. Thread: My E+ review

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    Since my EPLUS is in storage for winter I decided...

    Since my EPLUS is in storage for winter I decided to open motor/controller to check for rust, to examine bearings, and electronics inside.
    Thought there might be rust building up after many rides on...
  3. Thread: E bike politics

    by powell
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    Riding my Toba BIONX on those MUP paths makes me...

    Riding my Toba BIONX on those MUP paths makes me a bit less concerned than riding my 1000W EPLUS,
    but most if not all walkers do not know anything about ebike regulations , whats legal whats not. ...
  4. Thread: E bike politics

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    In Alberta ebikes quite rare for sure, summer is...

    In Alberta ebikes quite rare for sure, summer is not very long but lovely.
    Canadians are rather not observant lot, "keep it to the themselves" lot, rearly complaining about anything to authorities...
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    I would choose BOSH mid drive instead cheap...

    I would choose BOSH mid drive instead cheap primitive hub kit of course.
    AND
    I would choose quality hub edrive over cheap mid drive.
    With mid drive you work with gears a lot , it is important what...
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    O yes, I would love to get rid of my car but not...

    O yes, I would love to get rid of my car but not in my climate.
    I got winter to fight with: minus 20Celsius, salt on the roads, 2 foot snow , winter. Of course I have winter and summer ebikes.
    But...
  7. Thread: My E+ review

    by powell
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    Maybe any EPLUS owner will read this. Last...

    Maybe any EPLUS owner will read this.

    Last week I rescued another EPLUS owner here in my town from dead NMH front hub syndrome.
    He never plugged his EPLUS during winter storage, voltage dropped...
  8. Agree with BikeDood in his post #11...

    Agree with BikeDood in his post #11 , absolutely.
    Also belt drive on this ebike to last better be made from the best material in the world,
    I cannot imagine such belt would last longer than say...
  9. FALCO ebike drive stands out on many features...

    FALCO ebike drive stands out on many features comparing with other ebike drives.
    It is designed to Western standards like BIONX.
    First its "fail save" system. If you read ES littered with burned...
  10. I think you started already. Other way around,...

    I think you started already.
    Other way around, FALCO dropped them in UK.
    Nothing nightmarish.
    Once set up right it is wonderful edrive.
    Because it is so opened system with many varants of course...
  11. what I mean "open system" is that: FALCO...

    what I mean "open system" is that:
    FALCO electric drive accepts 36V, 48V batteries and nothing has changed.
    by "proprietary" I mean and most people mean edrive which does not accept third party...
  12. FALCO actual web site says it all, it is "open...

    FALCO actual web site says it all, it is "open system",I just repeat what their web site says, nothing has changed.
    here is the web site:

    http://www.falcoemotors.com/?page_id=609
    this web site...
  13. I have been riding my EPLUS 1000W for years doing...

    I have been riding my EPLUS 1000W for years doing 40kmh on paths here in Alberta.
    Of course all depends on situation, time of day, time of year, etc.
    On streets can reach 50kmh easly when I pedal....
  14. Thread: My E+ review

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    I have ridden over 14,000km /!!!!/ on my EPLUS ....

    I have ridden over 14,000km /!!!!/ on my EPLUS .
    Strange clicking noise from the back had nothing to do with EPLUS motor.
    It was quick release not tight enough. My EPLUS fell on the side once,...
  15. buying ebike without even test riding? Izip...

    buying ebike without even test riding?
    Izip Express - that is rather complex mechanically ride, I hope you are technical person with mechanical aptitude and shop with tools.
    This thing will for...
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    preferred break type for ebike - regen break. I...

    preferred break type for ebike - regen break.
    I cannot imagine ebike without regen braking.
    All my 3 ebikes regen is primary break , disc or Vbrakes are more for emergency.
    On my EPLUS drive ...
  17. Thread: My E+ review

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    Congratulation Metalman. I hope your Lithium...

    Congratulation Metalman.
    I hope your Lithium conversion works just fine and your charging times are much shorter.
    Our Epluses are no more one-trip-a-day ebikes after conversions.
  18. Lack of infrastructure is one of obvious reason...

    Lack of infrastructure is one of obvious reason for ebikes not being popular in general .
    I ride on sidewalks in certain situations also. I mean certain.
    IF I ride 7:00AM on weekend of course I...
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    After checking out Cyclamatic , no wonder why you...

    After checking out Cyclamatic , no wonder why you want to "upgrade".
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    Enter LEVT - Light Electric Vehicle Tech into...

    Enter LEVT - Light Electric Vehicle Tech
    into Google, LEVT is still company which service TF , they have computer interface for diagnostics, parts, they refurbish Nickel front hub,
    might have...
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    I commute 6-7km /depends on which route I take/...

    I commute 6-7km /depends on which route I take/ at minimum 300 days in a year.
    Serious bike commuter in climate where I live /harsh Alberta winters/ has winter and summer rides, otherwise tire...
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    350htr , excellent comment , spot on.

    350htr ,
    excellent comment , spot on.
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    Just did simple tests - holding break lever/with...

    Just did simple tests - holding break lever/with switch/ does not affect powering up.
    Sliding battery in with the same lever holding also do not affect powering up.
    NOW
    can I disconnect lever...
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