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11-23-17, 11:41 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,217
Posted By xraytech

I'm heavy to begin with so the extra weight of...

I'm heavy to begin with so the extra weight of the mid-drive and battery was a challeng for my calipers. I switched to CoolStops Salmon brake pads and tweaked the caliper travel to contact the rim...
Forum: Commuting
11-18-17, 03:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 576
Posted By xraytech

Sorry my post is bit misleading... I'm...

Sorry my post is bit misleading...

I'm looking for a "FORK" that will take a 32mm tire.
Forum: Commuting
11-18-17, 01:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 576
Posted By xraytech

Looking for a fork than can take 32mm tires

Any suggestions?

Generic Steel Track Bike Commuter
Aline 8
700c Wheels
32mm rear
28mm front

Looking to maximize comfort.
Forum: Commuting
11-06-17, 05:41 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,171
Posted By xraytech

SOMA Steel Core to take them off...

SOMA Steel Core to take them off...

http://www.somafab.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/tirelever_core_full_lever4c1.jpg


If the last bit of bead is stubborn, Cool Stop Bead Jack...
...
Forum: Commuting
11-06-17, 05:35 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,148
Posted By xraytech

Postponing the eventuality that I have to get a new car.

Postponing the eventuality that I have to get another car.

Presently driving a 1998 VW Bug which is on it's last legs. Probably going to get a replacement car next year but I'm doing what ever it...
10-26-17, 11:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 600
Posted By xraytech

If you like your bars to be light and tight, then...

If you like your bars to be light and tight, then thumb throttle is the way to go.

Just make sure it's compatible with your system...
...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-26-17, 10:09 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,280
Posted By xraytech

Nope, that may be the fly in the ointment. ...

Nope, that may be the fly in the ointment.

Thanks to everyone for letting me bend your ear.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-26-17, 09:22 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,280
Posted By xraytech

This is the rim profile that I am running... ...

This is the rim profile that I am running...
http://www.velocityusa.com/files/uploads/Deep_V_1.png

This is the rim profile of a Tubeless Ready rim made by the same manufacturer......
Forum: Road Cycling
10-26-17, 09:14 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,280
Posted By xraytech

Though not the volume of MTB tires, I am running...

Though not the volume of MTB tires, I am running 28mm @ 80psi in the front and 32 @ 70psi in the back.
10-26-17, 12:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 600
Posted By xraytech

Also... Thumb Throttle... always Thumb...

Also...

Thumb Throttle... always Thumb Throttle.

I find Grip Twist Throttle kinda janky
10-26-17, 12:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 600
Posted By xraytech

https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4482/37910384252_ac6...

https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4482/37910384252_ac6002f9fd_b.jpg
https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4501/37231496634_5c52d5b673_b.jpg
https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4472/24089824718_922eb3f39b_b.jpg
...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-25-17, 07:54 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,280
Posted By xraytech

But has it been done on a conventional road rim?

But has it been done on a conventional road rim?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-25-17, 07:33 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,280
Posted By xraytech

How about this guy? Just a little less...

How about this guy?

Just a little less Gangsta...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ByBAItDM3Ws&t=27s
Forum: Road Cycling
10-25-17, 07:31 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,280
Posted By xraytech

Ahhh... Good point.

Ahhh... Good point.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-25-17, 06:43 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,280
Posted By xraytech

Gangsta Tubeless

Came across this Tubeless Conversion on you tube.

I was wondering if it can be done on a conventional road rim.

Your Thoughts...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IQX3CciWsSg
Forum: Commuting
10-25-17, 10:56 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,991
Posted By xraytech

I ran with Tannus 28mm SemiSlicks for about 3...

I ran with Tannus 28mm SemiSlicks for about 3 weeks on my eBike and just last night I cut them off and replaced them with my old reliable Conti GatorSkins; 28mm up front, 32 in the back.

The idea...
10-25-17, 08:59 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,217
Posted By xraytech

Ditched the Tannus solid tires after 3 weeks and...

Ditched the Tannus solid tires after 3 weeks and went back to Conti GatorSkins.

The Tannus tires were just dead on the road, rough on the body & bike.
10-12-17, 11:30 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,217
Posted By xraytech

Admittedly, I baby this bike and I have yet to...

Admittedly, I baby this bike and I have yet to crash it *knock on wood*. Before taking this pic I whipped it down with a damp rag.
10-10-17, 07:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,294
Posted By xraytech

This Bike? ...

This Bike?

https://www.amazon.com/Ancheer-Electric-Mountain-Removable-Lithium-Ion/dp/B01AU7KWXC
10-09-17, 08:55 PM
Replies: 688
Views: 849,000
Posted By xraytech

48cm Steel Track Frame & Fork Alfine 8 Geared...

48cm Steel Track Frame & Fork
Alfine 8 Geared Hub
Luna Cycle BBSHD w/52v 14AH Shark Pack
42t Lekkie BlingRing
ThudBuster seat post
ShockStop 90mm Stem
28mm Tannus Semi Slick tires
Ergon GP2...
10-07-17, 03:13 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,217
Posted By xraytech

It officially weighs... A LOT... I don't...

It officially weighs... A LOT...

I don't have an official weight but I'd imagine it's up there with other e-bikes in it's power class.
10-06-17, 10:32 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,217
Posted By xraytech

12 Month Update, Bike is finally done... ...

12 Month Update, Bike is finally done...

https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4466/37540237261_deaadd4b35_h.jpg

48cm Steel Track Frame & Fork
Alfine 8 Geared Hub
Luna Cycle BBSHD w/52v 14AH Shark...
10-06-17, 05:42 PM
Replies: 688
Views: 849,000
Posted By xraytech

Commuter ...

Commuter

https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4466/37540237261_8a42dbfaf8_b.jpg

48cm Steel Track Frame & Fork
Alfine 8 Geared Hub
Luna Cycle BBSHD w/52v 14AH Shark Pack
42t Lekkie BlingRing...
11-21-16, 02:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,865
Posted By xraytech

If you don't mind building your own wheel and...

If you don't mind building your own wheel and modifying the fork, try this?

https://bmsbattery.com/ebike-kit/301-q128-36v400w-500w-front-driving-v-brake-hub-motor-ebike-kit.html
...
11-14-16, 08:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,304
Posted By xraytech

I may have misspoke a little "Something Similar" ...

I may have misspoke a little "Something Similar"

Does this make you happy? You can plug this in to charge.

FlyKly - Your next Smart Move (http://flykly.com/en/)
11-14-16, 07:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,304
Posted By xraytech

No you can still plug it in. I think Brompton...

No you can still plug it in. I think Brompton will opt for having the battery inside the hub motor instead of having it stowed in a bag or bolted to the frame.
11-13-16, 03:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,304
Posted By xraytech

I think Brompton is going with a All-In-One front...

I think Brompton is going with a All-In-One front hub motor like this...

ZEHUS | human + (http://www.zehus.it/)
11-08-16, 03:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 769
Posted By xraytech

No my bag either I prefer an e-Bike that...

No my bag either

I prefer an e-Bike that looks like a normal bike.
11-07-16, 03:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 946
Posted By xraytech

He was probably using a magnet disk with too many...

He was probably using a magnet disk with too many magnets.

On my rig I wanted a more responsive PAS so I switched from an 8 magnet disk to a 12 magnet. Worked great but it worked both ways. So I...
10-14-16, 09:43 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,304
Posted By xraytech

I never leave the bike out side, I remove the...

I never leave the bike out side, I remove the case and fold the bike and take both with me.

The ride feels less twitchy with the extra weight up front.
10-14-16, 09:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,304
Posted By xraytech

It is not, I DIYed this kit.

It is not, I DIYed this kit.
10-13-16, 06:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,304
Posted By xraytech

eBrompton Battery Case

Cannibalized parts from an O-Bag Mini and mated them with a Pelican 1200 Case.

More water resistant than my previous battery bag.

https://c1.staticflickr.com/9/8558/29679020854_e5eea9b037_b.jpg...
10-13-16, 03:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,163
Posted By xraytech

California Let me rephrase... Those who...

California

Let me rephrase...

Those who own a eBike that can be classified as a Moped or Motorcycle, do you have a Moped License or Motorcycle Endorsement?

Something like this...
...
10-13-16, 10:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,163
Posted By xraytech

Who has a Moped Licence

Just putting feelers out there.
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-11-16, 01:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,688
Posted By xraytech

https://www.b-spokes.co/

https://www.b-spokes.co/
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-11-16, 12:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,688
Posted By xraytech

These are Aftermarket. These are actually Remote...

These are Aftermarket. These are actually Remote Lockout levers for suspension forks.

No, the cable is flipped. The "Head" of the cable is seated in the lever and the "Cut" end is at the rear...
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-11-16, 12:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,688
Posted By xraytech

These are Remote Lock-out levers for suspension...

These are Remote Lock-out levers for suspension forks.

I opted for these because for the life of me I could not find a matching pair of Sturmey Archer levers. And even if I did, it was not...
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-11-16, 12:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,688
Posted By xraytech

3 Speed Shifter Action ...

3 Speed Shifter Action

https://youtu.be/nQ46q-W7_1s
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-11-16, 12:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,688
Posted By xraytech

The cable end in regards to the rear derailleur....

The cable end in regards to the rear derailleur. The cable is flipped, the thick bit on the end is seated in the lever. This is normal when using a non OEM shifter.

It folds just fine but I will...
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-11-16, 11:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,688
Posted By xraytech

New Brompton Shift Levers

New Brompton Shift Levers for my 6 Speed Brompton.

1st Impression

Action is kinda stiff compared to Brompton's OEM Shifters but they fall into each stop positively and firmly. I found the OEM 3...
10-10-16, 08:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 975
Posted By xraytech

What do you mean by "Mostly Maintenance Free"? ...

What do you mean by "Mostly Maintenance Free"?

Never having to change a tire?
Never having to inflate a tire?
Never having to adjust cable tension on brakes and gears?
Never having to replace a...
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-08-16, 02:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 894
Posted By xraytech

MTX TrunkBag DX w/MTX BeamRack EX

https://c2.staticflickr.com/8/7353/27834989561_bfeca66b5e_o.jpg
10-06-16, 01:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 872
Posted By xraytech

You need this USB cable... Bafang BBS02 and...

You need this USB cable...

Bafang BBS02 and BBSHD Programming Cable (http://lunacycle.com/parts/bafang-parts/bbshd-parts/bafang-bbs02-and-bbshd-programming-cable/)

And this program...
...
10-05-16, 02:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 872
Posted By xraytech

I did more troubleshooting and figured out that I...

I did more troubleshooting and figured out that I set the threshold for PAS activation aka "StartUp Degree" too low...
...
10-05-16, 02:27 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,217
Posted By xraytech

I did more troubleshooting and figured out that I...

I did more troubleshooting and figured out that I set the threshold for PAS activation aka "StartUp Degree" too low...
...
10-04-16, 08:58 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,217
Posted By xraytech

I just discovered something about my BBSHD......

I just discovered something about my BBSHD... Pedal Assists activates when you back pedal.

Is this normal? If it is how do I stop it from happening? I've already had two mishaps with my bike...
10-04-16, 08:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 872
Posted By xraytech

BBSHD & Back pedaling

I just discovered something about my BBSHD... Pedal Assists activates when you back pedal.

Is this normal? If it is how do I stop it from happening? I've already had two mishaps with my bike...
10-03-16, 08:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,039
Posted By xraytech

Tern Elektron, Folding Electric

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ALo-I-mS8kc
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-03-16, 08:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,420
Posted By xraytech

Tern Elektron

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ALo-I-mS8kc
10-03-16, 10:22 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,217
Posted By xraytech

It happened so quickly so I don't know. It hasn't...

It happened so quickly so I don't know. It hasn't happened since so I'm getting into the habit of turning off the controller when I'm walking the bike.

On the flats, Max PAS/Highest Gear/Some...
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