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08-13-19, 11:03 AM
Replies: 578
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Posted By powell

it is not only just nice bike what is NICE is...

it is not only just nice bike
what is NICE is electric drive which powers this bike - EPLUS.
As you can see from my posts millage on my EPLUS powered bike is over 32,000 kilometers.
Metalman does...
08-02-19, 06:22 PM
Replies: 578
Views: 100,007
Posted By powell

Easter, I feel so embarrassed for what I posted...

Easter,
I feel so embarrassed for what I posted in this thread about you , I assumed stupidly.
the fact that you have your 11-year old changed everything in my mind.
I will try to write more now I...
07-30-19, 12:03 PM
Replies: 578
Views: 100,007
Posted By powell

There are 4 buttons UP button POWER button...

There are 4 buttons

UP button
POWER button
CRUSE button
DOWN button

press DOWN button many times until it shows

REGEN 9
07-27-19, 07:53 PM
Replies: 578
Views: 100,007
Posted By powell

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/832x624/011_484f8f95e6fe3ee92a072d76925eed4bf880eb1f.jpg...
06-23-19, 08:56 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,331
Posted By powell

Frankenbike, where in Canada do you ride? I...

Frankenbike,
where in Canada do you ride?
I ride my Eplus in Alberta winter January-March day after day to work
you should see inside my motor .
why do you need new bearings after one year of...
06-19-19, 12:26 PM
Replies: 578
Views: 100,007
Posted By powell

Kauakit My guess is 1000W Eplus and 750W Eplus...

Kauakit
My guess is 1000W Eplus and 750W Eplus have same, same electronics, they can be programmed .
You can call Rick Ruggiero , maybe he can reprogram motor electronics for 1000W.
06-12-19, 12:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 651
Posted By powell

Calgarian here It is not the same city...

Calgarian here
It is not the same city comparing with Calgary during Winter Olimpics games in this city 1989
Run down and falling apart.
City street crack pothols everywhere.
Sticking water...
06-11-19, 10:24 AM
Replies: 578
Views: 100,007
Posted By powell

Now it is clear that Monte , Easter gave up on...

Now it is clear that Monte , Easter gave up on converting their EPLUS into Lithium powered EPLUS.
I still hope she would sell me some electronics.
05-31-19, 03:32 PM
Replies: 578
Views: 100,007
Posted By powell

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/433x577/img_20190528_233256397_78c40e404a1832c0dc2c2fb2c2ccf8f6fc4cafd0.jpg

actual millage May27, 2019
Hi all
I want to update you on my...
05-24-19, 10:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,197
Posted By powell

"why not to get motorscooter" On my ebike I can...

"why not to get motorscooter"
On my ebike I can ride and pedal at 50kmh
I am on the top of the motor, my pedalling increase this 50kmh to 52kmh.
Some people have a problem to comprehend this.
For...
05-20-19, 07:19 AM
Replies: 578
Views: 100,007
Posted By powell

disconnecting main battery terminals from BMS...

disconnecting main battery terminals from BMS power board for direct connect to charger is special operation - do not do it when you are tired.
first thing - you MUST wrap Allen key with tape except...
05-20-19, 06:57 AM
Replies: 578
Views: 100,007
Posted By powell

Kauakit, congratulation on getting another...

Kauakit,
congratulation on getting another EPLUS.
the question is:
what exactey EPLUS version you got????
is it programmed to 750W or 1000W - big question.
I advice you to contact Rick Ruggiero...
05-17-19, 10:37 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,331
Posted By powell

This question is to Veganbikes If somebody came...

This question is to Veganbikes
If somebody came to your shop with broken Bafang installed ebike,
would you accept it for repair?
I understand you repair not only brands which you sell.
05-09-19, 12:38 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,331
Posted By powell

As you probably know China brands I mean China...

As you probably know China brands
I mean China brand NOT western brand made in China
So they would seek two cents saving here, three cents saving there.
every cents of saving counts
Not for...
05-09-19, 11:00 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,331
Posted By powell

Yes Every magnet falling off stator becomes...

Yes
Every magnet falling off stator becomes moving part
cheap motor. - cheap epoxy holding magnets.
cheap motor. - cheap counterfeit hall sensors
cheap motor . - cheap undersized...
05-08-19, 04:28 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,331
Posted By powell

as promised...

as promised...
05-07-19, 08:59 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,331
Posted By powell

Just crossed 30 000 kilometers on my EPLUS ebike...

Just crossed 30 000 kilometers on my EPLUS ebike drive installed on Biria step-through frame.
It was ridden in summer only - my summer commuter.
You can read about my Eplus in E+ thread below on...
05-05-19, 03:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,851
Posted By powell

ADLAI most of China brand are good sold by...

ADLAI
most of China brand are good sold by eBay, Aliexpress and other vendors.
those 1000W 48V kit can be installed in one hour flat.
the offer one year of warranty , free faulty replacemet parts...
04-26-19, 12:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,792
Posted By powell

Go on Ebay, Amazon, Aliexpress, etc. You can...

Go on Ebay, Amazon, Aliexpress, etc.
You can buy there hub motor kit which can be installed in one hour.
Hit the throttle and feel the thrill.....
In case something happens China sellers offer...
04-23-19, 03:44 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,527
Posted By powell

All the weight on the back ? Over rear wheel? ...

All the weight on the back ? Over rear wheel?
Not good idea.
Have you tried other locations for battery?
04-12-19, 05:17 PM
Replies: 578
Views: 100,007
Posted By powell

Monte I deleted my post asking you to show...

Monte
I deleted my post asking you to show picture of sense board with damage/burned/
just noticed -
the first picture you attached above shows just that - burned Q5 transistor on BMS control...
04-11-19, 10:08 AM
Replies: 578
Views: 100,007
Posted By powell

Easter it not possible to pull RS485...

Easter
it not possible to pull RS485 communication cable throgh centre battery hub.
must be cut and pulled and patched again
Can you show pcture of burned , damaged board?
which component you...
04-09-19, 12:45 PM
Replies: 578
Views: 100,007
Posted By powell

Charging NMH chemistry cells is one of the most...

Charging NMH chemistry cells is one of the most challanging , challange is where to terminate charge.
Delta temperture - rise in cell temperature over given period of time period is a factor, ...
04-06-19, 06:15 AM
Replies: 578
Views: 100,007
Posted By powell

Andy, price and all does not matter , charger...

Andy,
price and all does not matter ,
charger doesn't matter
I don't know what EPLUS is it **********
in USA Electric Motion System sold 750W and 1000W Epluses.
sticker between spokes on motor shows...
04-02-19, 08:43 AM
Replies: 578
Views: 100,007
Posted By powell

Except in their case they want to sell they...

Except in their case they want to sell
they better have some documentation with serial number matching sticker between spokes
Otherwise what EPLUS model is it??
I cannot imagine buying this with...
03-31-19, 08:15 AM
Replies: 578
Views: 100,007
Posted By powell

Andy nice find, thanks. Andy, did you...

Andy
nice find, thanks.
Andy,
did you noticed? all stickers removed from sides of hubs, weird, why would they do it?
, but looks like serial number sticker is still there on the motor.
02-28-19, 08:40 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 18,583
Posted By powell

Weird that nobody had not mentioned it yet ONCE...

Weird that nobody had not mentioned it yet
ONCE you reach 60_70 years of age you will know answer to your question very well
02-25-19, 06:13 AM
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Views: 100,007
Posted By powell

Easter by any chance any pictures of that burnt...

Easter
by any chance any pictures of that burnt board?
02-24-19, 08:06 PM
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Views: 100,007
Posted By powell

Easter happy that you did not give up - one...

Easter
happy that you did not give up - one more EPLUS user.
Pity I am in Canada, Alberta so far away.
when you said "batteries suddenly showed dead...." what was display showing ?
normally...
02-23-19, 01:56 PM
Replies: 578
Views: 100,007
Posted By powell

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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So I want to start new post about building new battery for my...
02-23-19, 01:37 PM
Replies: 578
Views: 100,007
Posted By powell

HI to all recent EPLUS uses . Looks like...

HI
to all recent EPLUS uses .
Looks like Easter gave up on repairing her EPLUS.
Her EPLUS joined hundreds of EPLUSes all around USA abandoned by owners.
Who would want to sell broken ebike? ...
01-27-19, 08:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,228
Posted By powell

you all forget one aspect low quality means...

you all forget one aspect
low quality means they do not last, means garbage dumpster
example
WALLMART China crap
I worked at the garbage dumpster here for 6 months part time - everyday at very...
01-25-19, 06:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,583
Posted By powell

very bad place for the battery you cannot cheat...

very bad place for the battery
you cannot cheat laws of physics center pf gravity that high!!
there is so much room on the frame for battery placement.
01-22-19, 04:41 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,039
Posted By powell

Here in Calgary weather can be unpredictable I...

Here in Calgary weather can be unpredictable
I ride everyday in winter except nasty days like heavy wind, r7ght after snowfall.
much depends on the city how my ride will go.
and Calgay does pretty...
01-19-19, 10:51 AM
Replies: 578
Views: 100,007
Posted By powell

Firedog, now I understand why you wanted to...

Firedog,
now I understand why you wanted to open motor.
to use external controller with EPLUS ???
don't know what to start with.
first hall sensor wires to route them outside of motor hub - how...
01-16-19, 08:27 PM
Replies: 578
Views: 100,007
Posted By powell

again Wrandyr ,/ Andy/ in post #495...

again Wrandyr ,/ Andy/
in post #495 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=495) wrote that your motor and harness and display/controller work good, just batteries are...
01-15-19, 08:26 PM
Replies: 578
Views: 100,007
Posted By powell

DrTumolo's picture shows that communication cable...

DrTumolo's picture shows that communication cable was repaired before
also very close to the hub you can see cut on shield of comm cable.
Cabling inside EPLUS motor is rock solid , nothing to look...
01-14-19, 06:25 PM
Replies: 578
Views: 100,007
Posted By powell

Easter first you have to try to slide this...

Easter
first you have to try to slide this collar out which blocks access to retaining snap ring.
rest is easy.
but why do you want to have a look inside motor?
you said in your previous post:...
01-13-19, 10:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,081
Posted By powell

I ride my winter ebike EPLUS in subzero...

I ride my winter ebike EPLUS in subzero temperatures everyday in winter for hundreds of kilometers every winter.
I built battery box for this bike from ABS plastic sheets with aluminum plates covers...
01-13-19, 08:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,440
Posted By powell

my consumption is AT MOST 12Wh per kilometer. ...

my consumption is AT MOST 12Wh per kilometer.
1000W motor, speed average 30km/h, no wind , 66kg rider , mostly flat...
Beauty of DD motor drive = regen braking , on 40-50 kilometers trips I put 2Ah...
01-12-19, 09:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,362
Posted By powell

electrically it is very simple you need to step...

electrically it is very simple
you need to step down from whatever voltage battery 36V-48V to 5V and connect piece of wire with micro USB or other USB cable cut of from phone charger.to step down...
01-12-19, 06:33 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,457
Posted By powell

I ride 7-speed with 11-t sprocket so it can be...

I ride 7-speed with 11-t sprocket so it can be done.
you need special tools like whip chain tool to unscrew cassete, no way you can strip anything with specialized removal tool.
01-10-19, 11:28 AM
Replies: 578
Views: 100,007
Posted By powell

Easter so I undertand you are not interested in...

Easter
so I undertand you are not interested in fixing your EPLUS.?
01-07-19, 11:03 AM
Replies: 578
Views: 100,007
Posted By powell

So ideally you would need 3 strings of 12 cells...

So ideally you would need 3 strings of 12 cells in series
total 36 cells
but where to place extra 6 cells???
I understand low centre of gravity, but I found steering front wheel with all that...
01-07-19, 06:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,229
Posted By powell

on both my ebikes using 1000W motors I never had...

on both my ebikes using 1000W motors I never had to tighten any spoke, once they are bulid with QUALITY spokes and rims like Alex for example they stay that way for long.
But I dont jump curbs under...
01-06-19, 10:23 AM
Replies: 578
Views: 100,007
Posted By powell

Easter presuming those cells from batteryspace...

Easter
presuming those cells from batteryspace are exact size of original Eplus cells.
I dont have any left so I cannot check.
they are 15A max discharge so 3C , not bad
BUT
China manufacturers...
01-05-19, 09:08 AM
Replies: 578
Views: 100,007
Posted By powell

soon I am going to post about my new battery pack...

soon I am going to post about my new battery pack made from 11 Chevy Volt cells.
I have been constructing it for 2 months now
and cannot wait to test it once the weather gets warmer.
01-04-19, 11:08 AM
Replies: 578
Views: 100,007
Posted By powell

Easter, you wrote you had 4 battery hubs, ...

Easter,
you wrote you had 4 battery hubs,
ever considered to sell one or two?
01-04-19, 11:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 847
Posted By powell

scotmak by all means buy from brick and mortar...

scotmak
by all means buy from brick and mortar bicycle shop.
it is worth to pay more and have a service
01-04-19, 06:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,060
Posted By powell

in general selling ebike just like any bicycle on...

in general selling ebike just like any bicycle on Kiji was a dissapointment, you must remember that stolen bicycles appear there also cheap.
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