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11-02-19, 07:51 PM
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Posted By pierce

took the bike for one final test ride before...

took the bike for one final test ride before handing back to my brother tomorrow... rode 21 miles. mostly at power level 3 and 4. pretty easy to maintain 20 MPH in top gear on level ground, and...
10-23-19, 01:12 AM
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Posted By pierce

oh, I thought I posted a few more pics :D from...

oh, I thought I posted a few more pics :D from today's 13 mile test ride...

bike with temporary wiring......
10-17-19, 03:28 AM
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Posted By pierce

Prepping for a eBike build

My brother talked me into doing a convert on his '99 Trek 6000 hard tail, I talked him into a mid drive.

I've stripped his bike and am waiting for the TSDZ2 48V kit I ordered, ETA is Monday.
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04-23-19, 01:03 PM
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Posted By pierce

the rear wheel motor is heavy as heck, and 1000W...

the rear wheel motor is heavy as heck, and 1000W is stupidly way more power than you need. Ditto the 48V 18AH (865 watt*hour) battery pack I used is quite heavy.

I'd take a lighter weight bike,...
04-22-19, 11:30 PM
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Posted By pierce

you need a spare fully charged battery pack. ...

you need a spare fully charged battery pack. ride the heck out of it, then slap the fresh pack in so you can zoom up your grade in comfort ;D charge both.
04-22-19, 11:29 PM
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Posted By pierce

I live on top of a 300' climb, and when I built...

I live on top of a 300' climb, and when I built my first ebike out of my wife's step-through, I used a 864 W*Hr battery pack and a 1000W rear wheel. so far I've not run it below 50% on test rides. ...
04-17-19, 10:17 PM
Replies: 24
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Posted By pierce

So I built my first ebike...

My wife has a Specialized Globe Carmel step-through, 26" tires, v-brakes, SR fork, 3x7 speed... I'd fitted a Moxey suspension seat post to it and a nice soft seat... she hardly never rides, and when...
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