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06-18-19, 09:43 PM
Replies: 2
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Posted By Dewey101

Ebikesdirect bought freegoís spares stock but...

Ebikesdirect bought freegoís spares stock but unsure if theyíre only supporting their customers or any owner https://www.e-bikesdirect.co.uk/brands/freego/
06-13-19, 07:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 735
Posted By Dewey101

Was it Troy Rank...

Was it Troy Rank https://bikes-as-transportation.com/troy-rank-epic-ebike-journey/

or Ravi Kempaiah? https://www.crazylennysebikes.com/setting-a-world-record-on-an-e-bike/
06-12-19, 07:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,682
Posted By Dewey101

Raleigh have recently launched a range of ebikes...

Raleigh have recently launched a range of ebikes sold at Halford (https://www.halfords.com/brands/raleigh)s so you can get it serviced anywhere, as others have said an upright bike would work best,...
06-10-19, 09:52 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,133
Posted By Dewey101

A Hase Pino could work, it has a short 57"...

A Hase Pino could work, it has a short 57" wheelbase so you could load it on a wider hitch rack like a swagman xtc-2 which fits up to 66" wheelbase, it's available with a child crankset with...
06-09-19, 08:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,918
Posted By Dewey101

Yes it can, I have a Markel policy for my Breezer...

Yes it can, I have a Markel policy for my Breezer Downtown converted with a BBS01 mid-drive. As long as you program it under CPSC limits they will issue a policy. Earlier this year I claimed on a...
06-06-19, 03:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,096
Posted By Dewey101

Micah Toll likes this...

Micah Toll likes this...
06-06-19, 11:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,654
Posted By Dewey101

I second the advice on getting a mid drive for...

I second the advice on getting a mid drive for the hills, the Yamaha Cross Core and Giant Explore E+3 are both lighter than the bikes you listed, I'd add fenders, a rack, lights (the Cross Core has a...
06-04-19, 04:57 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,918
Posted By Dewey101

In the US because ebike frames don’t have a VIN...

In the US because ebike frames don’t have a VIN number they cannot be insured under a motorcycle policy, or registered and titled with the DMV in most states. Markel offer a policy that covers theft,...
05-30-19, 08:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,362
Posted By Dewey101

Busch and Muller Lyt E headlight ($38) and the...

Busch and Muller Lyt E headlight ($38) and the Toplight View E tail light ($19) might plug into a SM-DUE01 light adapter for Shimano Steps battery, call Peter White to confirm...
05-18-19, 06:47 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 14,245
Posted By Dewey101

There was a learning curve for me as I didn’t...

There was a learning curve for me as I didn’t know how to solder, but if I had bought motor and battery from the same supplier I would not have needed to solder on matching power wire connectors. I...
05-13-19, 08:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 837
Posted By Dewey101

Genze 100 series Ebikes are being sold off...

Genze 100 series Ebikes are being sold off (https://www.genze.com/nearly-new/) at half new price, it’s a basic bike but assembled in Ann Arbor so better than an Ancheer or Nakto brand ebike at the...
05-10-19, 09:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,123
Posted By Dewey101

If you’re going to build an electric road bike...

If you’re going to build an electric road bike you’ll want a torque sensor, and do you want Class 3 28mph speed? The 750w version of the TSDZ2 mid-drive motor was reviewed...
05-09-19, 03:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,237
Posted By Dewey101

Reducing the current setting will reduce power...

Reducing the current setting will reduce power consumed which will increase range and your motor will run cooler. I have a 36v BBS01 with current set to 18a so my peak power is 648w. Setting your...
05-08-19, 08:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,575
Posted By Dewey101

Sondors Step...

Sondors Step (https://sondors.com/collections/north-america/products/sondors-step-july-shipping)
05-07-19, 11:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 912
Posted By Dewey101

Some <$2k Cruisers: Schwinn Constance...

Some <$2k Cruisers:

Schwinn Constance (https://www.walmart.com/ip/Schwinn-Constance-250-Watt-7-Speed-Mid-Drive-Cruiser-Electric-Bicycle-Blue/985872499)

Tuesday August Live...
05-02-19, 10:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,225
Posted By Dewey101

Last weekend I tore the kickstand plate off my...

Last weekend I tore the kickstand plate off my new Breezer Downtown by using a double kickstand so I thought to try a chainstay kickstand. I tow a Chariot trailer and have an IGH requiring a Thule...
03-20-19, 03:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 805
Posted By Dewey101

Like 2old said. I bought a bafang BBS01 motor and...

Like 2old said. I bought a bafang BBS01 motor and generic bottle battery from different sellers so I needed to add matching connectors to the power wires coming out of the motor and the battery...
03-16-19, 07:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,092
Posted By Dewey101

Wisper 806 SE is 21kg...

Wisper 806 SE is 21kg https://wisperbikes.com/e-bikes/806-se-folding-bike/

Raleigh stow-e-way is 20kg with a 36v motor/battery https://www.raleigh.co.uk/stower2-stow-e-way-white#technology
...
03-15-19, 08:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,092
Posted By Dewey101

Woosh Gallego 18kg, 16” wheels, no suspension,...

Woosh Gallego 18kg, 16” wheels, no suspension, but the trolley wheels on the rack mean you can wheel it about like a folded Brompton, they’re in Southend, Essex, but deliver anywhere Woosh Gallego |...
02-22-19, 10:27 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,485
Posted By Dewey101

How about Stirrups attached to the rack? eg...

How about Stirrups attached to the rack? eg https://familycyclery.com/accessories/xtracycle-stirrups
You would also need a dress/skirt guard or clip on folding panniers...
02-22-19, 10:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,512
Posted By Dewey101

Good article on IGH for mid-drives...

Good article on IGH for mid-drives https://www.electricbike.com/mid-drive-kit-igh/
I use a Nexus 8 with a BBS01, it's a good idea to have some way to stop the motor before shifting and there are 4...
01-30-19, 03:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 993
Posted By Dewey101

Not a customer, just interested in seeing the...

Not a customer, just interested in seeing the reaction to what appears to be a new line in adult bikes for a company previously known for their children's bikes. Re: England, I read on the Cycling...
01-30-19, 09:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 993
Posted By Dewey101

Islabikes Icons line for >65's

Islabikes, known for their children's bicycles, have introduced a new line for over 65's called Icons: https://www.islabikes.co.uk/icons/

Joni...
01-10-19, 06:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,481
Posted By Dewey101

The Cytronex C1 Kit front hub motor with a...

The Cytronex C1 Kit front hub motor with a lightweight short range bottle battery, gets a decent review in a UK publication...
12-07-18, 01:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,824
Posted By Dewey101

Bionx GmbH the European subsidiary has gone into...

Bionx GmbH the European subsidiary has gone into liquidation (https://www.bicycleretailer.com/industry-news/2018/12/06/bionx-gmbh-cease-european-operations-and-liquidate#.XArNUSBOmUk), that's it.
11-05-18, 07:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 787
Posted By Dewey101

Also consider a trike kit, the two I know of are...

Also consider a trike kit, the two I know of are the French AddBike and Israeli Trego, both can fit various size boxes to the front, both attach to the front fork of a standard bicycle. AddBike have...
11-01-18, 05:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 979
Posted By Dewey101

Argo cargo bakfiets kit $900 - note there is an...

Argo cargo bakfiets kit $900 - note there is an attachment piece that fits on the bottom bracket that attaches the bike to the spar coming from out back of the box so you would need a rear hub motor...
05-03-18, 06:57 AM
Replies: 20,761
Views: 1,979,644
Posted By Dewey101

Because IGH's appeal to a variety maybe the mods...

Because IGH's appeal to a variety maybe the mods felt they should be discussed in the existing forums for Classic, Commuters, Utility, and Recreational cyclists?
05-03-18, 06:40 AM
Replies: 20,761
Views: 1,979,644
Posted By Dewey101

local bike shops do seem to be caught between...

local bike shops do seem to be caught between flat sales and an industry restructuring to sell either high end or low priced models, I can't tell if it's because of over-production, increasing...
05-02-18, 09:51 PM
Replies: 20,761
Views: 1,979,644
Posted By Dewey101

Thank you for checking and posting here Paul. I...

Thank you for checking and posting here Paul. I like the CR18’s, must admit I didn’t have any trouble mounting the Schwalbe Marathon tires, I squeezed the bottom and tied a foot strap to keep it...
04-17-18, 12:32 PM
Replies: 20,761
Views: 1,979,644
Posted By Dewey101

I should have been clearer, I meant I asked...

I should have been clearer, I meant I asked Bailey to replace the rear sprocket with a larger cog. On the front wheel AFAIK Bailey kept the original front hub and replaced the rim and spokes. Here's...
04-17-18, 11:57 AM
Replies: 20,761
Views: 1,979,644
Posted By Dewey101

The owner of my local bike shop Papillon Cycles...

The owner of my local bike shop Papillon Cycles in Arlington, VA, Bailey Garfield, started out as a wrench in a Raleigh shop back in the 70's and he's done a marvellous job rebuilding the Sturmey...
04-17-18, 11:48 AM
Replies: 20,761
Views: 1,979,644
Posted By Dewey101

Ah, I didn't say I went 34 years without a flat,...

Ah, I didn't say I went 34 years without a flat, just that I hadn't changed the tube on a Sturmey 3-speed rear wheel in 34 years - the last time would have been in 1984 when I was 11 and riding a...
04-13-18, 10:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 890
Posted By Dewey101

Was that the Big Bud...

Was that the Big Bud (https://emotionbikesusa.com/evo-awd-big-bud-pro/)?

I saw Pedego are talking about a dual motor Stretch...
04-13-18, 10:00 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,479
Posted By Dewey101

It's not cheating if you're not competing, but if...

It's not cheating if you're not competing, but if it helps there are a couple of exercise studies comparing METs expended during normal cycling with riding a Class 1 pedelec type of ebike :
...
04-13-18, 07:15 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,429
Posted By Dewey101

Shutterfly not working either

Shutterfly not working either
04-13-18, 07:14 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,429
Posted By Dewey101

Test from Shutterfly https://pix.sfly.com/s2aCH-

Test from Shutterfly
https://pix.sfly.com/s2aCH-
04-13-18, 07:06 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,429
Posted By Dewey101

Hmm, not letting me post pictures from Google...

Hmm, not letting me post pictures from Google Drive
04-13-18, 07:06 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,429
Posted By Dewey101

Test ...

Test
https://drive.google.com/file/d/1m_vKNfYGc63G8Y5srd6AMCAxl9GFJ0xj/view?usp=sharing
04-13-18, 07:04 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,429
Posted By Dewey101

Upping post count to 10

Upping post count to 10
04-12-18, 10:22 PM
Replies: 20,761
Views: 1,979,644
Posted By Dewey101

I changed the tube on the rear wheel of my wife’s...

I changed the tube on the rear wheel of my wife’s Raleigh Sports 3-speed tonight. The first time I’ve needed to do that on a 3-speed Sturmey wheel in 34 years! Glad I kept some of my bike tools all...
11-01-17, 08:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 734
Posted By Dewey101

The U.K. pedelecs forum posted the pin diagram...

The U.K. pedelecs forum posted the pin diagram for the BBSHD, unsure if its the same for the BBS01 search (sorry I canít post urlís yet).
08-19-17, 07:54 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 18,501
Posted By Dewey101

Those are similar to an older set of Trek grocery...

Those are similar to an older set of Trek grocery panniers I use, I put heavy bottles of water or milk in the Chariot trailer trunk and use the panniers for lighter groceries.
07-18-17, 09:02 PM
Replies: 20,761
Views: 1,979,644
Posted By Dewey101

Thanks for the information, I just had the hub...

Thanks for the information, I just had the hub rebuilt by my LBS so you are correct I don't want to replace the axle at this time. Thank you for the information about the axle threading and drop out...
07-12-17, 05:03 PM
Replies: 20,761
Views: 1,979,644
Posted By Dewey101

I cannot get the Thule hitch adapter for Shimano...

I cannot get the Thule hitch adapter for Shimano IGH extension nut to fit on the Sturmey axle despite being threaded to 3/8" 26tpi so it does not work. I don't want to replace the axle and the spare...
07-11-17, 10:24 AM
Replies: 20,761
Views: 1,979,644
Posted By Dewey101

Thanks clubman, I think I should start with...

Thanks clubman, I think I should start with the higher Thule recommended torque setting, absolutely I will use the safety strap as well, and see how it goes on a test ride with a 30lb weight in...
07-11-17, 10:16 AM
Replies: 20,761
Views: 1,979,644
Posted By Dewey101

I ordered a spare left axle nut from Harris...

I ordered a spare left axle nut from Harris because the current one is in poor shape and I foresaw the potential for the nut to come off the end of the axle if attached over the hitch cup - I'm...
07-11-17, 09:28 AM
Replies: 20,761
Views: 1,979,644
Posted By Dewey101

Thanks for your advice noglider, so I could...

Thanks for your advice noglider, so I could potentially strip the thread off the Sturmey axle if I attempted to tighten the Thule nut to 40nm?
07-11-17, 06:43 AM
Replies: 20,761
Views: 1,979,644
Posted By Dewey101

I'm interested in towing a Chariot child trailer...

I'm interested in towing a Chariot child trailer with a '73 Raleigh Sports, but like an earlier poster I am finding the Sturmey AW axle too short to fit the left side rear axle nut over the trailer...
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