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06-14-21, 09:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 273
Posted By speedy25

Skotchlok is a definite NO! Cannot handle any...

Skotchlok is a definite NO! Cannot handle any current.

XT90's are great and can easily be soldered.

If you have a good shop they can crimp on a set of andersons OR the bullet connectors like in...
06-14-21, 09:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 263
Posted By speedy25

A quick tip I found from another Blix. Their...

A quick tip I found from another Blix. Their spring battery contacts were the cheapest crap I ever encountered. Pry them toward the center of each contact and it might just come back to life.

This...
06-14-21, 09:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 771
Posted By speedy25

My fave set

I bought a set of this style from JB Tools years ago and they have been the BEST most useful hex keys out there.Super handy and can fit almost anywhere without being ball end.

Use code 2103 for...
05-21-21, 10:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 609
Posted By speedy25

While many batteries have a fuse for the charging...

While many batteries have a fuse for the charging circuit they are not a;ways easy to access, since they are inside the battery under that warranty sticker. Rad at least got that charge problem right...
05-18-21, 05:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 623
Posted By speedy25

It appears to be your typical inexpensive Chinese...

It appears to be your typical inexpensive Chinese e-bike. With that being said, plan ahead to expensive repairs later.

Look for a well known brand at a local bike shop. Way less headaches.

-SP
05-04-21, 06:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 715
Posted By speedy25

If you give up I replace hall sensors all the...

If you give up I replace hall sensors all the time.
05-04-21, 06:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 942
Posted By speedy25

DO you really want to put a battery under the...

DO you really want to put a battery under the bike when debris can bounce off the battery and cause a short, or maybe you hop a curb thats just a little bit too high??

Mount it in a protected area...
05-04-21, 06:36 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,869
Posted By speedy25

Hollywood TRS style. Works great for all the...

Hollywood TRS style. Works great for all the problems people have with carrying bikes!
Clamp it down on the front wheel in front of the fender.
No adapters needed if you have a low bar or step...
05-04-21, 06:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 968
Posted By speedy25

Thanks for posting the link. 1.SO they have a...

Thanks for posting the link.
1.SO they have a 10 speed cassette with an 11 speed chain?? WHats with that. Use a link that is correct for the chain.
2. Lube? While many like waxes, I find they...
05-04-21, 06:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,156
Posted By speedy25

Bottom Brackets-- Discontinued!!

I need a 68x122.5 bottom bracket for a bike.

I searched for my usual UN55 only to find out they were ALL discontinued. Looking for any others they were ALL discontinued!!
What the hell happened...
04-28-21, 10:44 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,407
Posted By speedy25

So a few weeks back, one of those odd brand...

So a few weeks back, one of those odd brand ebikes came to my shop. It had multiple problems, some from poor assembly and some by owner abuse, but it left the store repaired, running, and more...
04-27-21, 11:44 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,407
Posted By speedy25

My experience tends to mirror veganbikes...

My experience tends to mirror veganbikes experience.

Soooooo, I own an ebike store. I AM the only guy that will fix or attempt to fix odd brand e-bikes.Those odd bikes of course are from China. So...
04-27-21, 12:11 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,407
Posted By speedy25

So just WHAT are you trying to find out cat0020? ...

So just WHAT are you trying to find out cat0020?

How many stories do you need?

Cheap ebikes are trouble. Period.

-SP
04-27-21, 12:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,061
Posted By speedy25

ALi is sort of hit and miss. Communications with...

ALi is sort of hit and miss. Communications with vendors is difficult at best. I have had a few that never arrived despite being told it was shipped. The item also never showed up at my doorstep...
04-20-21, 12:22 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,407
Posted By speedy25

You talking to me Cat?

You talking to me Cat?
04-20-21, 12:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,347
Posted By speedy25

If you dont mind replacing main harnesses,...

If you dont mind replacing main harnesses, displays and controllers, then by all means get a rad!

Just my experience making repairs when they quit.

-SP
04-20-21, 12:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,019
Posted By speedy25

The threads shown in the picture are damaged...

The threads shown in the picture are damaged badly. Replace that axle, or suffer later consequences.
04-20-21, 12:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 475
Posted By speedy25

The controllers AND displays are available...

The controllers AND displays are available separately, but its a chore to search and nail down a part on Ali. Usually its just by luick following multiple trails until it pops up. Dont be afraid to...
04-20-21, 12:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,243
Posted By speedy25

Luckily, if a thief were to try and remove the...

Luckily, if a thief were to try and remove the battery, they would also break the case and make the battery useless. Cell harvesting? Maybe, but thats still a lot of work.

So far thieves havent...
04-12-21, 08:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,436
Posted By speedy25

A purpose built bike will always be satisfying as...

A purpose built bike will always be satisfying as long as you didnt buy a budget brand.

A kitted bike is always a compromise, even though it usually works.

-SP
04-12-21, 08:27 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,407
Posted By speedy25

Cheap e-bikes are nothing but trouble. Some get...

Cheap e-bikes are nothing but trouble. Some get lucky and get one that actually works. Many do not.

My repairs are almost all cheap e-bikes. Getting parts for some of these are tricky and...
04-12-21, 08:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 876
Posted By speedy25

I thought I might get some good ideas for cleaner...

I thought I might get some good ideas for cleaner in this thread, but sadly none of the liquids suggested seem to clean very well. As a watchmaker, I kept my old cleaning solutions and recycled them...
01-24-21, 01:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 918
Posted By speedy25

The quality and pricing for lock service varies...

The quality and pricing for lock service varies greatly. A man I used to go to for good service at a fair price no longer worked at his namesake business. While the son who now owned the store was...
01-24-21, 12:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 568
Posted By speedy25

The milton product was a good one back in the...

The milton product was a good one back in the last century. The few I have encountered in this century were beat to hell and not very accurate.
The park inflator, while expensive has worked great...
12-13-20, 08:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 841
Posted By speedy25

I bet you didnt get a 10 sp chain for your...

I bet you didnt get a 10 sp chain for your replacement.

-SP
12-13-20, 08:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 896
Posted By speedy25

While the vehicle is kinda fun its an absolute...

While the vehicle is kinda fun its an absolute nightmare when you need any parts!

I have service certificate #1 for being qualified to work on these, but OT wont give me the time of day to get...
12-13-20, 07:53 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,636
Posted By speedy25

Soooooo, I'll address the OP's original point. ...

Soooooo, I'll address the OP's original point.

Yamaha went seeking e-bike dealers when they brought their goods to NA. I was one of their first dealers. I thought they would be picking established...
08-09-20, 11:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 851
Posted By speedy25

Ancheer is a throwaway bike. As you were advised,...

Ancheer is a throwaway bike. As you were advised, dont waste much money on it.

-SP
08-09-20, 11:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,519
Posted By speedy25

Best solution is the dealer. Specialized uses a...

Best solution is the dealer. Specialized uses a lot of proprietary stuff on their bikes and they may have a computer hook-up to diagnose a problem.

OR... it might just be something simple and they...
08-09-20, 11:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,781
Posted By speedy25

I have one of those bikes. Specialized Turbo. 28...

I have one of those bikes. Specialized Turbo. 28 mph of fun and handling. Despite all my ebike testing I have yet to find one I like any better. They did a great job on that bike.

-SP
08-09-20, 11:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,672
Posted By speedy25

2old's advice for the Haibike is the best reply...

2old's advice for the Haibike is the best reply on here. Its a quality bike all around and wont give you any grief.

As for all the other Chinesium consumer direct bikes? Dont waste your money....
08-09-20, 11:02 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,216
Posted By speedy25

I have seen this before as well. Its just sloppy...

I have seen this before as well. Its just sloppy manufacturing. If you want to fix it you have to remove metal from the adapter. Make sure you are still square when youre done machining or <gasp>...
06-02-20, 01:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,190
Posted By speedy25

Active line is adequate and most of all...

Active line is adequate and most of all inexpensive...for Bosch!

Brose and Yamaha mid-drives are better but I dont know if you need a step through bike or not.

-SP
06-02-20, 01:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 667
Posted By speedy25

Quality check? They dont have quality checks for...

Quality check? They dont have quality checks for the stuff sold on Amazon! :)
05-24-20, 10:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,115
Posted By speedy25

Yeah, I know this thread was last posted to a...

Yeah, I know this thread was last posted to a month ago, BUT...

Check the youtube channel of Grin Technology. They have a video about reviving a bionx motor to run without their proprietary...
05-24-20, 10:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,482
Posted By speedy25

There is a special brand of Mobil grease for the...

There is a special brand of Mobil grease for the geared motors. Anything else will be trouble. Check on endless sphere for the right type. Sorry I dont recall the number offhand.

-SP
05-24-20, 10:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,475
Posted By speedy25

Do what veganbikes said. The other options are...

Do what veganbikes said. The other options are headaches. Well maybe you like headaches. :)

-SP
05-24-20, 10:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 804
Posted By speedy25

Forget the kit stuff. A good mid-drive bike...

Forget the kit stuff.

A good mid-drive bike that will handle a big guy is any of the Raleigh Retroglide models.

-SP
09-10-19, 10:29 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,531
Posted By speedy25

But they are still just a cheap Chinese bike. ...

But they are still just a cheap Chinese bike.

-SP
09-10-19, 10:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,294
Posted By speedy25

"I'd like to make a career out of it." It...

"I'd like to make a career out of it."

It may be something you like to do, but the reality is its not a great money making career.

And in most cases its also seasonal.

Best wishes to you for...
08-16-19, 11:18 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,531
Posted By speedy25

Brose gets the #1...

Brose gets the #1 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=1) spot.
Some Bosch are very quiet but not all.

-SP
07-27-19, 09:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,410
Posted By speedy25

I was a test rider long ago for a guy who made...

I was a test rider long ago for a guy who made replicas. My siblings and I had a blast cruising around the parking lot of a festival on high wheel bikes.

I had a chance to ride one 2 years ago...
07-27-19, 09:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,625
Posted By speedy25

THATS the problem. They are supposed to go in...

THATS the problem. They are supposed to go in STRAIGHT. BUT because you have inserted them at an angle you have damaged the threads so they wont screw in easily like they should. The advice given...
07-27-19, 09:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,472
Posted By speedy25

Sooooo can you actually tell a difference between...

Sooooo can you actually tell a difference between a 1000w and a 1200w?

I have a feeling after 750, the numbers are just contrived and not a real comparison of what you might get in speed.

I...
07-23-19, 12:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,767
Posted By speedy25

Ummm, just another cheap Chinese ebike. -SP

Ummm, just another cheap Chinese ebike.

-SP
07-23-19, 11:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,497
Posted By speedy25

Blue, green, and yellow wires tell the controller...

Blue, green, and yellow wires tell the controller which way the wheel is turning. they are essential. There should be a red and black to go along with those.

You cannot test a throttle with a...
07-23-19, 11:42 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,188
Posted By speedy25

Typically the only used ebikes available are...

Typically the only used ebikes available are "used up" ebikes, or cheaper chinese models that would not fit your purpose. Also their batteries arent that great and age has made them worse.

I...
07-23-19, 11:35 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,200
Posted By speedy25

Silverfish variant. -SP

Silverfish variant.

-SP
07-23-19, 11:21 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,714
Posted By speedy25

Good hacksaw info from the Wiz. Since I dont...

Good hacksaw info from the Wiz.

Since I dont always have a saw guide the correct size, I have used masking tape wrapped around the tube for a good guide. Its up to you to make the saw go the right...
07-23-19, 11:02 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,006
Posted By speedy25

Its hilarious how a thread can get so many odd...

Its hilarious how a thread can get so many odd replies as well as correct info. I am appreciative of all who participated.

Take it to the shop?? I AM THE SHOP!! :)

There are so many strange...
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