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12-05-13, 06:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,457
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...
12-04-13, 11:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,582
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...
11-27-13, 06:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,582
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...
11-26-13, 09:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,457
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...
11-23-13, 09:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,457
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...
11-20-13, 09:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,732
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...
09-14-13, 01:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,969
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
09-14-13, 08:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,969
Posted By Scaliboy62

LOL, I'm not biting :p

LOL, I'm not biting :p
09-14-13, 08:19 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,969
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...
09-09-13, 05:55 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,868
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...
09-06-13, 03:03 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,868
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...
09-06-13, 05:28 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,868
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...
09-05-13, 08:32 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,868
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...
09-03-13, 10:13 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,868
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...
09-03-13, 07:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,508
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...
09-03-13, 07:30 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,868
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
08-14-13, 05:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,508
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 @...
08-13-13, 04:54 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,493
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...
08-12-13, 06:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,125
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...
08-12-13, 05:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,125
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:
08-11-13, 01:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,125
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...
08-10-13, 09:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,986
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...
08-03-13, 07:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,198
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
08-03-13, 06:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,198
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...
07-29-13, 09:20 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,198
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...
07-26-13, 04:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,198
Posted By Scaliboy62

Boeing's Dreamliner had the main Lithium battrey...

Boeing's Dreamliner had the main Lithium battrey packs catch fire, I think they changed to NiMh's .
Now last week even the smaller lithium batteries in the emergency beacons are catching on fire,...
07-26-13, 10:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,198
Posted By Scaliboy62

Could happen if your E-Biking in Death Valley ,...

Could happen if your E-Biking in Death Valley , what was it over 130 degress F. this summer.
Could have a Lithium Nuclear explosion, LOL :D
07-18-13, 03:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,198
Posted By Scaliboy62

Hot as a mother shucker today & looks like a few...

Hot as a mother shucker today & looks like a few more still to come. What i did was set up a fan { pretty big jobbie ** & aimed it @ the sucker while charging. had all the windows open in the porch...
07-18-13, 06:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,198
Posted By Scaliboy62

Thanks for the reply, my battery is a bit fiddly...

Thanks for the reply, my battery is a bit fiddly to remove otherwise it would be more of a no brainer to just quickly remove it & bring it to the basement where it's much cooler to charge up. It gets...
07-17-13, 10:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,198
Posted By Scaliboy62

E-Biking on really hot days observations & a battery question

96 degrees F today on long Island having a heat wave, I'm really enjoying my rides & cooling off getting exercise still , great way to beat the heat without over doing it get into the wind ride by...
07-17-13, 06:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,417
Posted By Scaliboy62

http://www.emaxi.com.tw/en/products/B Check...

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

Check Pacific cycles , this is the bike, or the mistyle { scroll down ** if too big.
06-30-13, 09:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 987
Posted By Scaliboy62

Also Rogercor trust me on this, re-torque the...

Also Rogercor trust me on this, re-torque the spokes after 50 miles or so keep them taught , keep an eye on them so to speak until lyou get the bike into a groove, dont bang uo or down curbs watch...
06-29-13, 02:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 987
Posted By Scaliboy62

I don't own one looks like a nice bike from a...

I don't own one looks like a nice bike from a quickie Google I did, the one question I have is did you inquire what the bike's rider weight limit is ? I see your 230lbs. Seems most E-Bikes aren't...
06-11-13, 04:16 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,010
Posted By Scaliboy62

Remeber the IROC races { International Race of...

Remeber the IROC races { International Race of Champions ** all the cars were perfectly tuned , same HP, suspension totally identical.
Picture an E-Bike race like that- say all Prodeco Outlaws ...
06-08-13, 01:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,920
Posted By Scaliboy62

EDIT- thanks for the updates

EDIT- thanks for the updates
05-21-13, 08:32 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,010
Posted By Scaliboy62

If I lived in a state where it's OK to go over 20...

If I lived in a state where it's OK to go over 20 MPH I would tweak it, not that I'm a saint when it comes to the law when I ride but I just would'nt want to risk having my bike taken away I enjoy it...
05-21-13, 05:45 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,010
Posted By Scaliboy62

Wow , sensitive guy, just a joke my friend i ...

Wow , sensitive guy, just a joke my friend i
Old ladies ? really !318131 5 minutes work to the controller & I'll come close to 28 MPH's but I dont want to break the law, because I have respect for...
05-20-13, 02:06 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,010
Posted By Scaliboy62

It's common knowledge Prodeco uses many Chinese...

It's common knowledge Prodeco uses many Chinese parts on their bikes, I believe Bigfoot would have nothing to do with those rides, maybe a you saw a Panda though :)317982
05-18-13, 01:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,010
Posted By Scaliboy62

5 HP is where the fat bike 3 " tires come into...

5 HP is where the fat bike 3 " tires come into the picture & a serious frame & components
05-18-13, 01:17 PM
Replies: 773
Views: 908,241
Posted By Scaliboy62

Nice bike harrison, I like the wat the Bags or...

Nice bike harrison, I like the wat the Bags or Panniers I think theyre called obscure the motor , nice bike
05-18-13, 01:12 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,010
Posted By Scaliboy62

I hit 25 pretty much daily with pedaling my azz...

I hit 25 pretty much daily with pedaling my azz off mostly a little down hill action, sometime the wind catches you just right, the other day I was freaked out because I thought my speed limiter...
05-18-13, 12:37 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,010
Posted By Scaliboy62

I might be moving to Montana soon, to ride me...

I might be moving to Montana soon, to ride me some e-Bikes with ZOOM
I believe Montana does not have the 20 MPH limit thing ? If I lived there I would on my bike work the controllerfor the extra 5...
05-08-13, 05:30 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 15,157
Posted By Scaliboy62

I broke spokes 2 different times both when bike...

I broke spokes 2 different times both when bike had less then 1000 miles on it also.
I have 3900 on it now no spoke issues since.
What I learned is that you have to go easy on the bumps basically...
05-07-13, 05:56 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 15,157
Posted By Scaliboy62

Zydeco, maybe try the factory tell them your...

Zydeco, maybe try the factory tell them your story http://www.emaxi.com.tw/
05-06-13, 03:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,362
Posted By Scaliboy62

http://www.ebay.com/itm/New-Land-Rover-36V-250W-El...

http://www.ebay.com/itm/New-Land-Rover-36V-250W-Electric-Bike-Foldable-Bicycle-Frame-Cruise-3-PAS-/121000421005?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item1c2c2fe68d
Here it is again but 36 volts 250 watts &...
05-06-13, 04:45 AM
Replies: 773
Views: 908,241
Posted By Scaliboy62

Great bike RobotCruncher, I saw a video on...

Great bike RobotCruncher, I saw a video on Youtube by Stromer where they said that a thumb throttle is available as an option for that bike, I have pedelec & thumb throttle but use the thumb throttle...
05-04-13, 03:34 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,493
Posted By Scaliboy62

Yeah !, yesterday every time I made a turn I was...

Yeah !, yesterday every time I made a turn I was riding next to or towards a Cop for some reason, it was weird they were fine with my E-Bike I waved, smiled did the eye contact thing..Hopefully all...
04-29-13, 07:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 939
Posted By Scaliboy62

I'm waiting for the warranty dept to approve the...

I'm waiting for the warranty dept to approve the work or replacement, i tryid to post a picture but says file too large, snapped the rails in 2 , well one @ a time it felt different then other...
04-29-13, 07:03 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 15,157
Posted By Scaliboy62

18 is too low, contact RMartin explain the...

18 is too low, contact RMartin explain the situation , he'll sell you a replacement i bet.
Oh also I guess your talking about the bottle on my bike, thats an " air tank " , not a water bottle, it's...
04-29-13, 04:48 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,870
Posted By Scaliboy62

Wheels are over rated anyways, my suggestion is "...

Wheels are over rated anyways, my suggestion is " Righty Tighty " :)
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