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07-12-20, 07:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 880
Posted By Metal Man

The hub slips? My main reason for looking into...

The hub slips? My main reason for looking into these is that I have that issue with my chain jumping in the higher gears.
07-02-20, 07:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 880
Posted By Metal Man

And which gear is the direct drive for the Alfine...

And which gear is the direct drive for the Alfine 8?
07-01-20, 01:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 880
Posted By Metal Man

Do you have any input as to how that would...

Do you have any input as to how that would compare with my current gearing? 48T front and the rear cassette is 11-28T , 26" wheel BTW.
07-01-20, 12:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 880
Posted By Metal Man

Being a cargo bike and in a hilly area I need my...

Being a cargo bike and in a hilly area I need my granny gears.
06-29-20, 08:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 880
Posted By Metal Man

Looking for info on internal geared hubs with mid drive

I have a Big Dummy with a Bafang mid drive and 7 speed rear cassette . I would like to change it to an internal geared hub, but I'm just not sure about what I'll end up with for gearing. I'm looking...
06-23-20, 06:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,064
Posted By Metal Man

I bought a Leaf new in 2012, still have it with...

I bought a Leaf new in 2012, still have it with 125,000 miles. It's only ever needed tires and wiper blades. It's only good for about 45, maybe close to 50 miles if you really baby it. It's one of...
08-16-19, 06:16 AM
Replies: 629
Views: 136,829
Posted By Metal Man

I now have over 23,000 miles on the Big Dummy....

I now have over 23,000 miles on the Big Dummy. Most of that was with the E Plus system, but it now has a Bafang mid drive which works pretty good. Wow, almost 100,000 views on this thread though.
04-08-19, 06:19 AM
Replies: 629
Views: 136,829
Posted By Metal Man

I would have to check my box of Eplus leftovers,...

I would have to check my box of Eplus leftovers, but I should have at least one charger.
12-16-18, 07:56 PM
Replies: 629
Views: 136,829
Posted By Metal Man

I would like to move my Eplus items along to...

I would like to move my Eplus items along to someone that can use them. I have two good Lithium batteries, boards from a front hub that has already been converted for use with the batteries so it...
09-30-18, 06:56 PM
Replies: 629
Views: 136,829
Posted By Metal Man

Where are you from? I would like to get my...

Where are you from? I would like to get my batteries to someone who can use them. It's a much better option than replacing your cells.
09-02-18, 08:53 PM
Replies: 629
Views: 136,829
Posted By Metal Man

I am willing to sell my batteries that I used on...

I am willing to sell my batteries that I used on my Eplus. I have two 20ah li ion batteries bought from EM3EV https://em3ev.com/. One is set up to supply the lower voltage to the Eplus electronics...
08-07-18, 08:51 PM
Replies: 629
Views: 136,829
Posted By Metal Man

I've got my Bafang mid drive kit installed and...

I've got my Bafang mid drive kit installed and about 100 miles on it so far. So at 22,300 or so miles I stripped the Big Dummy down, painted the inside of the frame, installed two new wheels with...
07-07-18, 09:07 AM
Replies: 629
Views: 136,829
Posted By Metal Man

Good job, looks like I'm giving up on my EPlus...

Good job, looks like I'm giving up on my EPlus again. I ordered a Bafang mid drive kit. I hope it works out for me.
06-30-18, 01:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,450
Posted By Metal Man

Doc, are you saying that you think you could then...

Doc, are you saying that you think you could then pedal after you are going with the throttle or is it that you can't pedal along with the throttle at all?
06-29-18, 05:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,450
Posted By Metal Man

Thanks, I think my BB is 68mm so I should be good...

Thanks, I think my BB is 68mm so I should be good there. I'm looking at the BBS HD1000, I sent a question to Dillenger trying to figure out if that will work with my current batteries. Mine charge to...
06-29-18, 09:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,450
Posted By Metal Man

Looking for some Bafang mid drive input

Does anybody have any experience with the Bafang mid drive units? Any input would be appreciated. I'm looking at this for a Surly Big Dummy.
06-21-18, 12:57 PM
Replies: 629
Views: 136,829
Posted By Metal Man

My power leads have been fine, it's the small...

My power leads have been fine, it's the small plug that has given me trouble in the past. We have made some repairs on the main harness, but just yesterday I noticed a bad spot on the lead for the...
06-20-18, 06:32 AM
Replies: 629
Views: 136,829
Posted By Metal Man

Powell, or anyone else, can you tell me how to...

Powell, or anyone else, can you tell me how to take apart the E Plus rear hub? I separated the two halves, but I'm not sure what to do to expose the electronics on the brake rotor side.
09-22-17, 12:03 PM
Replies: 629
Views: 136,829
Posted By Metal Man

What does your rear have on the right side for...

What does your rear have on the right side for bearings?

I passed 22,000 miles today. It's been almost seven years.
08-08-17, 09:15 PM
Replies: 629
Views: 136,829
Posted By Metal Man

My front hubs were big sealed bearings, the rear...

My front hubs were big sealed bearings, the rear is standard Shimano. At least the rive side is, it was the inner bearing race that was worn....
07-30-17, 07:55 PM
Replies: 629
Views: 136,829
Posted By Metal Man

My Big Dummy has sat for the last month or so....

My Big Dummy has sat for the last month or so. The last I used it I was getting a weird cogging effect when I pedaled hard. Then when I did go to use it it had a flat tire and just kind of got put...
05-02-17, 09:26 AM
Replies: 629
Views: 136,829
Posted By Metal Man

It's doing good with over 21000 miles. I haven't...

It's doing good with over 21000 miles. I haven't been using it much though.
04-30-17, 02:21 PM
Replies: 629
Views: 136,829
Posted By Metal Man

I don't know that the case felt too terribly hot,...

I don't know that the case felt too terribly hot, but I was reading the internal temperature. I tried two motors including the new and improved version with the same results on both.
04-30-17, 08:12 AM
Replies: 629
Views: 136,829
Posted By Metal Man

Powell asked about my experience with Falco, in...

Powell asked about my experience with Falco, in short it was terrrible.
After about 8 months I did finally get most of my money refunded. I bought the 750w which I knew was a step down in power...
04-23-17, 08:06 PM
Replies: 629
Views: 136,829
Posted By Metal Man

Did he have any more displays?

Did he have any more displays?
02-01-17, 04:42 PM
Replies: 629
Views: 136,829
Posted By Metal Man

I have two E plus chargers I don't think I'll be...

I have two E plus chargers I don't think I'll be using. If someone needs one let me know.
01-19-17, 02:27 PM
Replies: 629
Views: 136,829
Posted By Metal Man

I finally passed 21,000 miles on the Big Dummy...

I finally passed 21,000 miles on the Big Dummy today. The E Plus is working great.
01-17-17, 09:46 PM
Replies: 629
Views: 136,829
Posted By Metal Man

Powell asked for the E Plus error code list. ...

Powell asked for the E Plus error code list.
http://i63.photobucket.com/albums/h131/MarquetteD/E%20codes.jpg (http://s63.photobucket.com/user/MarquetteD/media/E%20codes.jpg.html)
01-12-17, 01:49 PM
Replies: 629
Views: 136,829
Posted By Metal Man

E+ was located in Dulles VA just outside of DC. I...

E+ was located in Dulles VA just outside of DC. I picked up my bike there.
01-12-17, 09:49 AM
Replies: 629
Views: 136,829
Posted By Metal Man

I don't think it had error codes, just shutting...

I don't think it had error codes, just shutting down and wouldn't restart. It would turn on if I plugged in my spare hub. That's why we just took apart the spare hub and I am now using those boards.
01-09-17, 02:37 PM
Replies: 629
Views: 136,829
Posted By Metal Man

I'm still limiting what I say about Failco until...

I'm still limiting what I say about Failco until I get my refund.
01-09-17, 08:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 667
Posted By Metal Man

Nobody has any thoughts on this?

Nobody has any thoughts on this?
01-08-17, 06:59 PM
Replies: 629
Views: 136,829
Posted By Metal Man

After months of dealing with two unusable Failco...

After months of dealing with two unusable Failco motors I reinstalled my Eplus system today. We pulled the boards from my spare front hub and so far it's working good. I put 10 miles on it today, the...
10-30-16, 07:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 667
Posted By Metal Man

Garmin Edge 705 lost mapping

I have an Edge 705 that the mapping used to work, now it doesn't. When I push menu-where to-find places the only options are Favorites and Cities.
I can't see how it would have caused anything, but...
07-04-16, 08:01 PM
Replies: 629
Views: 136,829
Posted By Metal Man

Wrandyr, I have two good chargers here if you end...

Wrandyr, I have two good chargers here if you end up needing one.
05-02-16, 07:59 AM
Replies: 629
Views: 136,829
Posted By Metal Man

The display totally went blank both times. I can...

The display totally went blank both times. I can make it work with my spare hub battery so the issue is in my relocated boards. I've drawn this down to 32 - 33 volts before and it didn't shut off. I...
04-29-16, 10:03 PM
Replies: 629
Views: 136,829
Posted By Metal Man

Powell, I am having an issue with the electronics...

Powell, I am having an issue with the electronics we moved from the spare hub last year. Last week it cut out on me and would turn back on. I plugged in my other hub and it worked. I then took...
04-29-16, 09:22 AM
Replies: 629
Views: 136,829
Posted By Metal Man

I think this is the end of the line for my E Plus...

I think this is the end of the line for my E Plus on my Big Dummy. I think it will move to another bike so it should get some use. I have about 20,500 miles on it. Never had a single issue with the...
02-24-16, 09:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,401
Posted By Metal Man

I have these on two of my bikes and really like...

I have these on two of my bikes and really like them.
AXA Defender (black) - AXA Bike Security (http://www.axasecurity.com/bike-security/en-gb/products/locks/framelocks/axa-defender-black/)
02-05-16, 01:09 PM
Replies: 629
Views: 136,829
Posted By Metal Man

Old news, I now have over 20,000 miles on it. ...

Old news, I now have over 20,000 miles on it.
Powell, I was surprised at how clean my front hub was when we took that apart. I ride mine all year through all kinds of slop and I don't waste much...
09-08-15, 07:21 PM
Replies: 629
Views: 136,829
Posted By Metal Man

Still going strong, over 19,000 miles on it now.

Still going strong, over 19,000 miles on it now.
06-18-15, 12:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,513
Posted By Metal Man

The major factors that you can control are speed,...

The major factors that you can control are speed, your effort, motor assist and for me with a cargo bike the amount of weight I haul. Riding an e bike is about adjusting these factors while always...
06-16-15, 07:36 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 5,368
Posted By Metal Man

Concerning lane positioning. If the law stated as...

Concerning lane positioning. If the law stated as far LEFT as practicable how far to the right would be acceptable? You probably wouldn't ride in the left tire track due to oncoming traffic,...
06-16-15, 07:05 PM
Replies: 629
Views: 136,829
Posted By Metal Man

I now have over 18,000 miles on this thing and it...

I now have over 18,000 miles on this thing and it has never been better. I finally did the conversion it get rid of the front hub battery and relocate the electronics that were inside of it.

...
04-15-15, 12:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,701
Posted By Metal Man

There is no reason to ask the police and have...

There is no reason to ask the police and have them say no. It sounds very similar to what PA law was and yes in an extreme case the law could come down on you. For the most part keep it a little...
04-14-15, 06:31 PM
Replies: 629
Views: 136,829
Posted By Metal Man

I now have 17,000 miles on my E Plus Big Dummy. :)

I now have 17,000 miles on my E Plus Big Dummy. :)
01-28-15, 04:43 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,114
Posted By Metal Man

So you get in your 3000 lb 200+ horse power...

So you get in your 3000 lb 200+ horse power machine and mow somebody down and it's an "accident". At what point does driving this machine blind become reckless and not an "accident"? You started to...
12-26-14, 07:55 AM
Replies: 629
Views: 136,829
Posted By Metal Man

E bikes in general.

E bikes in general.
12-21-14, 09:16 PM
Replies: 629
Views: 136,829
Posted By Metal Man

And we are finally legal in PA. PA House...

And we are finally legal in PA. PA House Republican Caucus - Fleck Bill to Regulate Neighborhood Electric Vehicles and Electric-Assist Pedal Cycles Awaits Governor?s Signature...
12-11-14, 07:44 PM
Replies: 629
Views: 136,829
Posted By Metal Man

Winter storage?? I just got new studded tires. :D

Winter storage?? I just got new studded tires. :D
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