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06-07-18, 12:47 PM
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Posted By NoPhart

Thank you all for your quick responses! What you...

Thank you all for your quick responses! What you all say makes sense. The Avid BB7’s are a SRAM product, so that could be why the adjustable washers are on both sides of the caliper on that ride. The...
06-07-18, 08:04 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 20,498
Posted By NoPhart

Quick update on my ebike adventures while I’m...

Quick update on my ebike adventures while I’m here. The Soma B-Side topped 3,000 miles recently and is also getting a 55T front belt ring to speed it up a bit with a 55T x 24T setup. I can road this...
06-07-18, 07:49 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,009
Posted By NoPhart

I can understand the hassle of charging and...

I can understand the hassle of charging and planning required with an ebike over a conventional bikes simplicity. That said, the power assist far outweighs that hassle for me. Modern quality...
06-07-18, 07:31 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,145
Posted By NoPhart

Ability to ride. My first ebike was purchased as...

Ability to ride. My first ebike was purchased as a physical therapy program (I hate the gym and being inside) after a bilateral hernia surgery and follow up surgery that had me inactive for almost...
06-07-18, 07:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,213
Posted By NoPhart

Surprised to see this old thread pop up... The...

Surprised to see this old thread pop up... The bike that had this issue was my first ebike with a BBS”01” 350W/36V mid-drive. After moving on to the current versions of the Bafang BBS02-B 750W/48V...
06-07-18, 06:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 814
Posted By NoPhart

Are caliper cup and cone adjusting washers required?

Installing a set of Tektro HD E350 hydraulic disc brakes on a New Surly ECR frame and there are no cup and cone adjusting washers in the hardware kit. Are they required or only needed if there is an...
05-10-18, 09:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,404
Posted By NoPhart

As others have said, the Priory Classic Plus...

As others have said, the Priory Classic Plus really isn't the best choice for an ebike conversion because of the rear hub and brakes. The 3sps rear hub on this bike has foot brakes (can't be used)...
05-09-18, 06:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,404
Posted By NoPhart

Bafang BBS02B belt drive is possible with 68mm...

Bafang BBS02B belt drive is possible with 68mm (and possibly a 73mm) BB and a wide enough belt line rear hub. Here's my Soma B-Side Gates Carbon Drive build. It has key belt line measurements in it....
05-06-18, 09:40 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 20,498
Posted By NoPhart

I been riding my other rides in addition to the...

I been riding my other rides in addition to the B-Side that now sports an Exoctic carbon front fork and WTB Byway tires. Passed 2,800 miles fast on my way to the big 3K mark you have already...
04-29-18, 08:33 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,462
Posted By NoPhart

I prefer this one! ...

I prefer this one!

https://imgur.com/eSj3SBT.jpg


:D
04-02-18, 09:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,477
Posted By NoPhart

Thanks for the search source. It looks like that...

Thanks for the search source. It looks like that is more European based than USA based, but still a great source.

IMHO Shimano knows bikes better than Bosch or Yamaha. In my VW and Porsche days...
04-02-18, 09:24 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,462
Posted By NoPhart

You got that right. It has been my experience...

You got that right. It has been my experience that inexperienced riders and almost all children will turn the direction they look over their shoulder. So when they are cycling on the right side and...
03-24-18, 07:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,477
Posted By NoPhart

I think it's going to come down to a suspension...

I think it's going to come down to a suspension choice soon with many manufacturers adopting the Shimano STePS E8000 Di2 option assist system. Even Bikes Direct has the HALe now, but not up on its'...
03-24-18, 07:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,477
Posted By NoPhart

Cute! Should go well with lycra...

Cute! Should go well with lycra...
03-24-18, 07:33 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,462
Posted By NoPhart

I agree and have a similar background...

I agree and have a similar background (bicycles/mopeds/motorcycles/ATC's/sandrails/quads/Porsches/BMW's/MINI's/etc...). I prefer to ride a bicycle, but got into eBikes as a physical therapy program...
03-08-18, 09:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,769
Posted By NoPhart

Thatís interesting that your son is cruising...

Thatís interesting that your son is cruising around at about 23mph. That is exactly where my 3spd IGH gearing has gravitated to for lining up with common fast Roadies on the bike trails. Glad I...
03-08-18, 08:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,173
Posted By NoPhart

I agree that ebikes are great for leveling the...

I agree that ebikes are great for leveling the playing field for different fitness levels riding together. I went to your build thread to see what bike and motor you put together; Schwinn city bike...
03-08-18, 08:16 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,477
Posted By NoPhart

So here we are in 2018 and Iím sure several...

So here we are in 2018 and Iím sure several manufacturers have adopted the new Shimano STePS E8000 ebike system. Has anyone got list of all the brands now offering the Shimano STePS E8000 eMTB...
02-19-18, 03:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,714
Posted By NoPhart

Happened to be posting up in the E-bike section...

Happened to be posting up in the E-bike section and ended up revisiting some of my old posts. This one caught my eye and I thought some might enjoy hearing where my bike adventure has lead me over...
02-19-18, 02:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,172
Posted By NoPhart

Have you looked at the LIFT-MTB bolt-on kits? ...

Have you looked at the LIFT-MTB bolt-on kits? They use a MY1018 type brushed motor that can be mounted and unmounted easily to your existing light weight MTB if it has the chain guard 3-bolt mounts...
02-19-18, 01:42 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 20,498
Posted By NoPhart

While the Soma B-Side turns past 2,500 miles on...

While the Soma B-Side turns past 2,500 miles on its' way to 3,000, I built up an off-road trail and urban assault rig with hill climb assist only out of a 2013 Niner Jet 9, by adding a throttle only...
02-19-18, 01:32 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 20,498
Posted By NoPhart

After playing with the Electra Cruiser for a...

After playing with the Electra Cruiser for a while, I removed the motor and returned it to stock, then sold it off. After that I re-invented the Soma B-Side by installing the Exotic carbon fork,...
11-01-17, 06:20 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,877
Posted By NoPhart

That's the thing about E-bikes, everything is...

That's the thing about E-bikes, everything is entirely subjective. Throttle-boost is a MUST in my book, so that eliminates all the Bosch & Yamaha mid-drives. Torque sensor vs. other... I totaling...
09-14-17, 02:18 PM
Replies: 20,728
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Posted By NoPhart

(Just noticed this thread is in "Classic &...

(Just noticed this thread is in "Classic & Vintage". I came to it through a search. That explains your response.) :rolleyes:

As my inquiry post indicated, I'm using my SA 3spd in a very unique...
09-14-17, 01:57 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 20,498
Posted By NoPhart

Installed a gear sensor shutoff on the shifter...

Installed a gear sensor shutoff on the shifter cable and took the B-Side for a 45 mile ride today. Iíve been riding my new Electra Lux 5i 29+ eCruiser for the last 250+ miles and it was nice to be...
09-10-17, 11:04 AM
Replies: 20,728
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Posted By NoPhart

Hi all. Love my Sturmey-Archer (SA) 3spd! The...

Hi all. Love my Sturmey-Archer (SA) 3spd! The 33% gear spacing is wonderful, but I am experiencing axle twist that snaps washers, serrated lock nuts and even shattered a shift side axle nut into...
Replies: 19
Views: 3,247
Posted By NoPhart

Nice! What bars are those? I am 6'2" and...

Nice! What bars are those?

I am 6'2" and happen to have a long upper body, so the longish 24" top tube on the 22" seat tube frame was one of the features that played into my original purchase...
09-03-17, 03:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,839
Posted By NoPhart

I have to add I spoke a little soon regarding the...

I have to add I spoke a little soon regarding the lack of soreness using different muscles with the non-standard riding position. The next morning after this initial hard push long 43 mile ride I did...
09-03-17, 03:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 741
Posted By NoPhart

Make sure you hold the button down until the...

Make sure you hold the button down until the display lights up when turning it on (if you don't already know that), then let up. Hold down to turn off as well.
Replies: 19
Views: 3,247
Posted By NoPhart

Wow, post #6 in this old thread is a rave review:...

Wow, post #6 in this old thread is a rave review:

http://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/149483-schwinn-crosspoint.html

skiingfury - Did you ever built this frame up?
Replies: 19
Views: 3,247
Posted By NoPhart

Just spotted this old thread regarding the...

Just spotted this old thread regarding the Schwinn Crosspoint. That was the bike I switched to after having neck issues with my Schwinn Paramount road bike back in the early 1990's. I recently...
08-30-17, 02:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,839
Posted By NoPhart

Will do. If you enter the SGRT near Oak...

Will do. If you enter the SGRT near Oak Elementary School off of Seal Beach Blvd., that is shortly after my typical Ball Road entrance heading to the beach; good place to meet. Trails End and back...
08-29-17, 10:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,839
Posted By NoPhart

Thank you. I normally enter off Lincoln, Ball or...

Thank you. I normally enter off Lincoln, Ball or Katella for both the SGRT and SART. I ride both directions (west/east) on each. Sometimes I do a loop from one, across the beach and up the other. ...
08-27-17, 03:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,839
Posted By NoPhart

Went out this morning with a 100% battery charge...

Went out this morning with a 100% battery charge and put her through the ringer. I just might have found the best eRide for everything except MTBing. It sits and rides like a pedal motorcycle. A lot...
08-26-17, 04:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,839
Posted By NoPhart

She hit the road for her maiden voyage today. ...

She hit the road for her maiden voyage today. Did a 20 mile test ride over to a local ebike shop that was having an Open House test ride day. What a sweet ride! Sit position is great. Super...
08-21-17, 09:42 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 20,498
Posted By NoPhart

Hit 2,000 miles! :D At the end of the...

Hit 2,000 miles! :D

At the end of the Belmont Peninsula in Long Beach California at the bay entrance.

http://i.imgur.com/R9C23P6.jpg
08-21-17, 09:28 AM
Replies: 313
Views: 29,930
Posted By NoPhart

Seal Beach Pier California ...

Seal Beach Pier California

http://i.imgur.com/KFQB7I7.jpg
08-18-17, 03:30 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,807
Posted By NoPhart

I just picked up my second Bafang BBS02B 750W/48V...

I just picked up my second Bafang BBS02B 750W/48V mid-drive kit WITH full color 850C display on eBay for a cool $461 total cost delivered to my door for my cruiser project (going to share the 21Ah...
08-11-17, 04:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,839
Posted By NoPhart

Thank you fellow Electra owner. Can't wait to...

Thank you fellow Electra owner. Can't wait to get it electrified.
08-10-17, 06:42 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,054
Posted By NoPhart

I can relate to getting in the same groove as a...

I can relate to getting in the same groove as a bus on a city street. It happened to me for the first time several weeks ago. This transit bus didnít have stop signs like school buses, but when...
08-10-17, 12:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 715
Posted By NoPhart

You got it! :thumb:

You got it! :thumb:
08-10-17, 11:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,839
Posted By NoPhart

Thanks. No concerns whatsoever about the method...

Thanks. No concerns whatsoever about the method of attachment for the Paragon drops. Remember they are normally mounted on the other side of the frame plates inside a horizontal slide opening with...
08-10-17, 11:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 849
Posted By NoPhart

If your bike has a derailleur mount, XLC makes...

If your bike has a derailleur mount, XLC makes single wheel chain tensioners that will take the slack out and probably quiet the drive system down at the same time. They are common on BMX bikes.
...
08-10-17, 11:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,529
Posted By NoPhart

IMHO torque arms are mandatory and might also...

IMHO torque arms are mandatory and might also help hold the axle in place should the axle nuts loosen. Like others have said; don't file the alxe, file the fork and repaint. Easy!
08-07-17, 12:52 PM
Replies: 1,017
Views: 273,404
Posted By NoPhart

I went ahead a started a thread for My Alloy...

I went ahead a started a thread for My Alloy Electra 5i 29+ Speedster Cruiser (http://www.bikeforums.net/electric-bikes/1117698-my-alloy-electra-lux-d529-speedster-cruiser.html#post19774426) in the...
08-07-17, 12:20 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 20,498
Posted By NoPhart

No, it has Paragon vertical drops added to make...

No, it has Paragon vertical drops added to make it 29+ disc in the rear. I started a separate build thread for this Alloy Electra Lux 5i 29+ Speedster Cruiser...
08-07-17, 12:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,839
Posted By NoPhart

Here are some build pictures and how I modified...

Here are some build pictures and how I modified the Electra rear frame drops to install the Paragon vertical drops with disc brake and derailleur mounts already on them.

Although the rear spacing...
08-07-17, 12:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,839
Posted By NoPhart

This has been a vision in my mine for a year or...

This has been a vision in my mine for a year or two now and I finally found a nice used Electra Coaster 3 with forward 3-piece standard bottom bracket to build it from. Being a 6í2Ē Clyde most beach...
08-07-17, 12:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,839
Posted By NoPhart

My Alloy Electra Lux 5i 29+ Speedster Cruiser

Got the next E-project rolling as a "bicycle" today. She's an older alloy Electra Coaster 3 customized to 29+ with 203mm disc brakes and Sturmey-Archer RX-RK5 IGH.

http://i.imgur.com/pBYrnzk.jpg...
08-04-17, 05:22 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 20,498
Posted By NoPhart

Got the next E-project rolling as a "bicycle"...

Got the next E-project rolling as a "bicycle" today. She's an older alloy Electra Coaster 3 customized to 29+ with 203mm disc brakes and Sturmey-Archer RX-RK5 IGH.

http://i.imgur.com/pBYrnzk.jpg...
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