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03-31-09, 05:54 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 7,132
Posted By Antranik

Electric Bikes are part of our Green Revolution. ...

Electric Bikes are part of our Green Revolution.

Compare an ebike to a CAR. Does it make sense that a 3000lb CAR carries a 200lb person? That sounds laughable, doesn't it? But HEY, EVERYBODY...
03-26-09, 11:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,168
Posted By Antranik

That's been my experience as well. The amount of...

That's been my experience as well. The amount of training I can do on a bicycle is endless and there are so many rewards! :thumb:
03-18-09, 10:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,139
Posted By Antranik

Your current batteries are probably connected in...

Your current batteries are probably connected in series already and you would continue adding batteries in that form. Google how to connect batteries in series to learn how to do it yourself if you...
02-06-09, 01:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 785
Posted By Antranik

Motors are made up of MAGNETS and copper wires. ...

Motors are made up of MAGNETS and copper wires. Your forks are made of steel, so the magnets will be attracted to them. All is normal. Carry on. :thumb:
02-03-09, 08:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 660
Posted By Antranik

Nice, thanks man. It would suck if it was only...

Nice, thanks man. It would suck if it was only 2-3 miles long, that's like only 10 minutes long! I'd rather go for an awesome 2-3 hour bike ride with a group. I wanna get involved tooooo!
02-03-09, 06:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 660
Posted By Antranik

I saw hundreds of bicycling riding together near UCLA

I believe it was on Saturday january 24... i walked out of gypsy cafe in westwood and going to my car... and hundreds and hundreds, and hundreds of bicyclists all in one giant group were riding...
01-26-09, 02:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,859
Posted By Antranik

I don't know anything about the e-zip or what it...

I don't know anything about the e-zip or what it could handle, but I could tell you I've used 10ah batteries before and they DO cut out sometimes from the excessive current draw going uphill for more...
01-02-09, 04:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,466
Posted By Antranik

On a 500w motor I've tried three different 36v...

On a 500w motor I've tried three different 36v lifepo4 batteries with different capacities: Rated at 10ah, 12ah and 15ah. I have very steep hills around some areas and the 10ah battery will start to...
12-09-08, 01:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,329
Posted By Antranik

I have bought lifepo4 batteries from "pingping"...

I have bought lifepo4 batteries from "pingping" on eBay because others on this forum have mentioned that it is a good seller, and IMO they are good packs. But havng never bought lithium batteries...
11-27-08, 09:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,097
Posted By Antranik

with a 500w motor, 36v/12ah lifepo4 batt... i've...

with a 500w motor, 36v/12ah lifepo4 batt... i've gone over 30 miles on a single charge several times while assisting the entire time.
11-27-08, 09:12 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,063
Posted By Antranik

so what school is this again? lol

so what school is this again? lol
10-01-08, 09:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 941
Posted By Antranik

amped bike kits are better than bionx for the...

amped bike kits are better than bionx for the money.

get an awesome rear rack, a bag, and a lifepo4 battery pack and it will be smooth sailing for you.

a 36v / 10ah battery pack should get you...
09-29-08, 04:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 843
Posted By Antranik

I can tell you the differences... The...

I can tell you the differences...

The phylion can provide a much higher rate of discharge if the motor requests it so you won't experience cutting out even up very steep hills.
It can be...
09-24-08, 09:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 673
Posted By Antranik

Your brake cut off wires have 4.9v running...

Your brake cut off wires have 4.9v running through them?
09-24-08, 09:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,881
Posted By Antranik

I've been told to think of the voltage as the...

I've been told to think of the voltage as the average speed you'd be cruising at, and the AH as the capacity of the battery. So.. with 12v-80ah maybe you won't go faster than 10mph but you'll go for...
09-24-08, 09:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,956
Posted By Antranik

Just FYI... I just realized looking at this...

Just FYI...

I just realized looking at this pic below... your charger ALREADY comes with BOTH female and male plugs attached. Go to your charger and pull the end off, thats the end that gets...
09-24-08, 02:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,881
Posted By Antranik

I would go for the 10ah hands down. That extra...

I would go for the 10ah hands down. That extra range is nice to have. It'll weigh 2 or 3 pounds more and thats not really a big deal.
09-22-08, 11:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,238
Posted By Antranik

You know, china is a big place, and lots of...

You know, china is a big place, and lots of things are made there because it makes SENSE (and cents!), so what are you trying to say?
09-19-08, 01:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,238
Posted By Antranik

First off, there are no dumb questions, feel free...

First off, there are no dumb questions, feel free to ask anything...

Second.. it really depends if you have to negotiate hills and how steep could they get? I have a 500w bike and I always have...
09-13-08, 05:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,515
Posted By Antranik

lol

lol
09-13-08, 04:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 745
Posted By Antranik

what?

what?
09-13-08, 12:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 989
Posted By Antranik

I am in the market for a new bike and am enticed...

I am in the market for a new bike and am enticed to buy an all-aluminum-bike but I am afraid to have aluminum forks. I would like to know what this torque arm is as well. I found pictures but I...
Forum: Commuting
09-10-08, 08:18 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,209
Posted By Antranik

Burbank, west hollywood, pasadena aren't part of...

Burbank, west hollywood, pasadena aren't part of the "valley." Just one person mentioned the valley (sherman oaks!)



Same for me, exactly!

I bike from Calabasas to anywhere in the valley...
Forum: Commuting
09-09-08, 10:27 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 191
Posted By Antranik

Need major help narrowing bike choices

I currently have my ebike on my original $120 townie mountain bike from costco.

I want to give this bike to my brother and make a new ebike hit for myself that is a lot more commuter friendly as...
09-07-08, 01:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 801
Posted By Antranik

Lockable Rack Boxes?

Hi there I have a topeak rear rack system and would like to add a plastic-cased box with a key-lock on it, not just a bag that can be cut open if someone really wants to. It's for my electric-bike...
08-13-08, 09:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 715
Posted By Antranik

One Speed Cruiser or MTB for E-Bike?

Hi there, I've never owned a cruiser or one-speed bike in my life before, and am wondering if that is the route I should take as opposed to getting a mountain bike for retrofitting a motor hub kit...
08-13-08, 09:45 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,956
Posted By Antranik

When you say "connection" you mean.. like.. a...

When you say "connection" you mean.. like.. a plug or adapter at the end of it? IMO it shouldn't come with any plug because there are so many different applications for these batteries, it is more...
08-11-08, 10:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,480
Posted By Antranik

I have one and I'm not impressed with the...

I have one and I'm not impressed with the condition my pack came in. The case had lots of tape and glue stuck on it, the power-button doesn't seem to work, the battery-gauge doesn't seem to work...
08-11-08, 04:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,201
Posted By Antranik

yeah i agree, the screws/casing for the battery...

yeah i agree, the screws/casing for the battery is sort of poor.

anyway, i got the multimeter out and the polarity was reversed... so i fixed that.. and hooked it up to my controller and the...
08-09-08, 01:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,201
Posted By Antranik

I just rewired the internal black wire together...

I just rewired the internal black wire together that was split apart. Now everything is checked over and insulated and OK internally for the battery.

But i'm checking the rest of the wires and...
08-08-08, 11:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,201
Posted By Antranik

I just opened the case and there's a BUNCH of...

I just opened the case and there's a BUNCH of little black wires... except ONE of them is completely frayed/cut/messed up and plastic insulation is completely ripped off. Then there's a group of...
08-08-08, 11:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,201
Posted By Antranik

Angry Goldenmotor battery... SMOKING!!!

So I just installed my motor kit and controller and all the connections are awesome on it. i used crimp on connectors for a few wires, including the wires that connect between the battery and the...
08-06-08, 05:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,564
Posted By Antranik

damn that's cheap. LOL. seriously though,...

damn that's cheap. LOL.

seriously though, it's a nice looking bike...but.. it's 250w motor with a 24v lithium battery... for 3000 dollars. if you replace your car that gets 25mpg and you buy gas...
07-09-08, 08:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,768
Posted By Antranik

Yeah guys I think all this talk just applies to...

Yeah guys I think all this talk just applies to highways...
07-06-08, 12:22 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,143
Posted By Antranik

what are you guys talking about again?

what are you guys talking about again?
06-30-08, 09:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,936
Posted By Antranik

I understand. I've heard that the 700c...

I understand.

I've heard that the 700c wheels get more flats as well. Would that be solved if you add the slime-product (or anything similar) to the inner tubes? I figure it would be worth it...
06-30-08, 10:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,936
Posted By Antranik

Efficiency of 700c vs 26" Wheel Sizes

I've always owned a mountain bike mainly cause they are CHEAP and I used to ride my bike rarely.

Nowadays I've gotten very addicted to the sport and still ride my mountain bike. My brother tried...
06-20-08, 10:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 944
Posted By Antranik

where else would one recommend the same product...

where else would one recommend the same product with the built in key and led battery gauge for less?
06-19-08, 02:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,221
Posted By Antranik

What's your range like with 36v/10ah?

I'm getting the ampedbike's 500w hub motor kit with LiFePO4 36v/10ah batteries from goldenmotor for my 26" mountain bike.

I was wondering if anybody else who has this or a similar setup and what...
06-18-08, 12:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 686
Posted By Antranik

Speed Controller and Battery Question

Hi there, can somebody please explain to me what is the purpose of a speed controller? Why are there so many options? Are speed controllers specifically meant for a certain voltage only? Do some...
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