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03-08-12, 09:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 823
Posted By GTALuigi

Thank you both for these bits and pieces of...

Thank you both for these bits and pieces of information :)

I'm still doing some math and deciding on a good battery pack + charger setup for my "work in progress" trike setup, the challenge being...
03-07-12, 02:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,563
Posted By GTALuigi

that is indeed true, in fact, it's for the same...

that is indeed true, in fact, it's for the same reason i'm returning to biking again after a long hiatus commuting by car :p
03-07-12, 10:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,082
Posted By GTALuigi

hmm... a quick google search found this, not sure...

hmm... a quick google search found this, not sure if this is compatible though, but you can give them a call or email them to see if it's truely compatible
they carry a large selection of Izip...
03-06-12, 01:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 823
Posted By GTALuigi

i'm considering the long tail setup myself as...

i'm considering the long tail setup myself as well, it's either that or a Trike recumbent setup.

i had ... still have exactly that very same problem with too heavy rear, and too light front with...
03-06-12, 12:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,563
Posted By GTALuigi

we'll to reflect the seriousness of an eBike you...

we'll to reflect the seriousness of an eBike you don't get "million miles per gallon"
it's more you get X amount of miles per X amount of mAh of your battery pack divided by the Watt consumption of...
03-06-12, 12:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,082
Posted By GTALuigi

of course it is possible that's not much...

of course it is possible
that's not much different than my Mu SL

a level throttle or a button throttle might be easier than the twist and go

you just have to make sure it is compatible with...
03-05-12, 04:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,001
Posted By GTALuigi

Question thanks rscamp, that one seems pretty good for my...

thanks rscamp, that one seems pretty good for my purpose, but that means, i'll probably have to build my own "pods" of lifepo4 batteries to charge at least 2 pack of them together at the same time
...
03-05-12, 11:01 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,934
Posted By GTALuigi

Thanks ezbikin! appreciate the info provided. ...

Thanks ezbikin! appreciate the info provided.

i don't expect any differences, as BionX remained pretty much the same until the new models that came out after 2nd half of 2010
03-05-12, 10:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,001
Posted By GTALuigi

This is an excellent topic, as i've been having...

This is an excellent topic, as i've been having trouble finding a fast yet safe lifepo4 charger for a 48v pack

all the ones i've found are for hobby RCs and 6 cells, and all the ones that are...
03-02-12, 06:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,011
Posted By GTALuigi

you still do exercise or even more exercise using...

you still do exercise or even more exercise using an eBike :D
no joke
because one you are on it, it feels like easier to ride and faster
so you naturally try to go even faster, so you sweat even...
03-02-12, 01:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,011
Posted By GTALuigi

the new rules in Ontario also prohibit the use of...

the new rules in Ontario also prohibit the use of e-scooters look a likes on bike path and parks, basically any of those that looks like a motorcycle / moped / scooter with bike pedals

most of...
03-01-12, 03:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,838
Posted By GTALuigi

definitely undefined :D besides if it...

definitely undefined :D

besides if it doesn't go over 20 mph on flats, i don't think any cop can flag you down for going over the limit for bikes
03-01-12, 03:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,934
Posted By GTALuigi

ah! so that's what it's called NC4MRX (male) for...

ah! so that's what it's called NC4MRX (male) for the side that we want to use with a LiFePO4 pack :)
...
02-29-12, 05:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 723
Posted By GTALuigi

one thing is for sure the picture in the...

one thing is for sure

the picture in the article is wrong

just before the end of the year they banned the Scooter looking ebikes from bike paths, they are still legal, but only on roads

on...
02-29-12, 05:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,838
Posted By GTALuigi

very awesome setup you got there Sangesf, but...

very awesome setup you got there Sangesf, but doesn't that turn it officially into an electric scooter class?

some places you'll need to get a license to drive that

i was also fancying to...
02-29-12, 05:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 841
Posted By GTALuigi

the best setup is what i had before Mu SL which...

the best setup is what i had before Mu SL which is the lightest folding bike with a motor + battery kit of your choice
once you add on the e-bike kit the bike will gain a few pounds and it'll not be...
02-29-12, 04:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,123
Posted By GTALuigi

quite a few times i've come across the very same...

quite a few times i've come across the very same problem the OP is pondering about

and yes, an average 20 lbs bike can turn into a 36 lbs brick easily once the battery juice is out

and you are...
02-29-12, 04:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,087
Posted By GTALuigi

Ha! LOL :D Sangesf thanks for the heads up, i'm...

Ha! LOL :D Sangesf thanks for the heads up, i'm was in the same process as versatile as i was planing to almost the same thing as him

I've always pondered about the bike and the 4 wheels thing,...
02-29-12, 04:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,934
Posted By GTALuigi

are you referring to this setup? ...

are you referring to this setup?

http://endless-sphere.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=18954&hilit=BionX+cable&start=15#p283929

I'm actually hoping some one can show me the schematics, so i can...
02-29-12, 03:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,077
Posted By GTALuigi

ha! this is a great topic I was also looking...

ha! this is a great topic

I was also looking into the same sort of information on help me in my new purchase

my old system is a BionX PL 350, which gets pretty much the same distance and speed...
02-29-12, 03:30 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,553
Posted By GTALuigi

Bravo!, good job OP This is a good reminder...

Bravo!, good job OP

This is a good reminder for me

I should brush up on my local bylaws regarding e-Bikes and make sure they are highlighted in the even i come across an unfortunate event like...
02-28-12, 04:37 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 10,465
Posted By GTALuigi

Thank you! :D

Thank you! :D
02-28-12, 04:27 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 10,465
Posted By GTALuigi

anyone know where i can buy online a set of those...

anyone know where i can buy online a set of those super wide bike wheels & tires?

can't seem to find them anywhere
01-09-11, 10:08 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,737
Posted By GTALuigi

Hey Thanks for the link I wasn't aware of...

Hey Thanks for the link

I wasn't aware of anyone successfully being able to do it.

In the past there has been a lot of experimentations that ended up frying the entire system, so that idea was...
12-23-10, 04:19 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,737
Posted By GTALuigi

by the way, here's a small flash from the past ...

by the way, here's a small flash from the past
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Regenerative_circuit

it'll be neat, if we could some how develop some sort of up convert generator from thin air (radio...
12-23-10, 04:12 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,737
Posted By GTALuigi

that is what i'm aiming, something worth while,...

that is what i'm aiming, something worth while, it's a known fact with our current science and technology we can't archive 100% regen power meanwhile the system is being depleted.

but we should be...
12-23-10, 09:32 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,737
Posted By GTALuigi

Any one with any idea of charging the battery meanwhile biking?

it's a given that REGEN is not practical to recharge the battery.

REGEN works great as a break, very fast stop in short distance and stable.

I've been toying with the idea of using a front...
12-23-10, 07:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,907
Posted By GTALuigi

I really like the E-roket from Germany, but the...

I really like the E-roket from Germany, but the price is a bit ridiculous, i rather buy a CAR at that price even a REAL GAS motorcycle cost less than the E-Roket.
one of the reason i like the...
12-23-10, 06:47 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 37,366
Posted By GTALuigi

did anyone seen this video ? ...

did anyone seen this video ?
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0Z8dFlVNrY8

some one actually made it

there are a lot of great application for it.

and replacement batteries are affordable &...
12-23-10, 06:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,383
Posted By GTALuigi

hmm... very informative. I just learned...

hmm... very informative.

I just learned something new today :)

Thanks!
12-23-10, 06:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 874
Posted By GTALuigi

the design seems to be better suited to create a...

the design seems to be better suited to create a good crank generator to power up more powerful stuff.
similar to that experimental motor bike that is pedal powered
12-23-10, 05:56 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,147
Posted By GTALuigi

1) longer distance, at least 120 KM (currently...

1) longer distance, at least 120 KM (currently i'm lucky to get 60Km on a single charge)
2) faster
4) lighter
07-31-09, 09:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 845
Posted By GTALuigi

i bike often in town, and not just Toronto as i...

i bike often in town, and not just Toronto as i bike far for my daily commute.
Overall, yes the Toronto + GTA area is very bike friendly.
Drivers here are mostly respectable to people on bikes,...
07-29-09, 06:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 570
Posted By GTALuigi

my GPS, phone, all-player, computer are all...

my GPS, phone, all-player, computer are all attached using velcro
last time i had an accident, they all stayed intact

the only thing that flew out was my water bottle, which i did not realized...
07-28-09, 05:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,221
Posted By GTALuigi

i'm using a Fenix TK11 excellent! my handle...

i'm using a Fenix TK11 excellent!

my handle bar has a P7
and another red- P7 for the rear
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-27-09, 10:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 763
Posted By GTALuigi

in toronto downtown i saw one that looked more...

in toronto downtown i saw one that looked more like a scooter than a bike

the tires were barely 5" at most, but it had its full size chain, bottom, sit, and loooooong handle bar.
the guy was tall...
07-27-09, 10:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,086
Posted By GTALuigi

my ebike is like that you just need to build it...

my ebike is like that
you just need to build it yourself
Dahon Matrix + ebike kit
add a couple of Racing Ralph and you are set to hit any on and off road
Forum: Commuting
07-24-09, 03:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 772
Posted By GTALuigi

get the SKS fenders or PlanetBike fenders that...

get the SKS fenders or PlanetBike fenders that are compatible for all bikes.

it uses the frame post for mounting, not the holes.
Forum: Commuting
07-24-09, 03:28 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,942
Posted By GTALuigi

funny thing you guys mention thunder and the...

funny thing you guys mention thunder and the amount of time... etc.

if you get hit by lighting there's nothing to count, it hit you dead on, either that or it hit so close to you, that you wont...
07-24-09, 12:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,492
Posted By GTALuigi

i've been pondering the same thing. as i had...

i've been pondering the same thing.
as i had planned to have 2 e-wheel installed.

front + back, so i needed some sort of throttle to control the front wheel, as the rear wheel is already set for...
Forum: Commuting
07-24-09, 12:22 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,942
Posted By GTALuigi

good, point, i should have been more clear. ...

good, point, i should have been more clear.

when i mentioned Bridges & Overpasses, i was thinking about elevated highways & walkways in city roads.

so the flash flood issues is not there, but...
Forum: Commuting
07-24-09, 11:16 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,942
Posted By GTALuigi

i doubt any one would be alive after getting...

i doubt any one would be alive after getting nailed by a lightning.... :innocent:



i just keep riding and get the hell out of the area ASAP, or go to the nearest bridge and hide until the storm...
07-24-09, 11:06 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,234
Posted By GTALuigi

why not keep it outside in the garage, or locked...

why not keep it outside in the garage, or locked to the fence?
07-24-09, 11:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 577
Posted By GTALuigi

i'm using Schwalbe Racing Ralph, it's excellent...

i'm using Schwalbe Racing Ralph, it's excellent for mix terrain between pavement & dirt

if you think those are too MTB like, then get the Schwalbe Marathon Extreme, instead of the Plus

the...
07-24-09, 11:01 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 6,840
Posted By GTALuigi

"near-head on collisions" with other cyclist that...

"near-head on collisions" with other cyclist that are NOT looking ahead, but too busy looking into their cadence in their computer, and keeping their head down all the time >.<:mad::eek: and they...
07-24-09, 10:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,269
Posted By GTALuigi

Thumbs up got any link to the product? i'll like to...

got any link to the product?

i'll like to find out more about it

thx
07-24-09, 10:56 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,753
Posted By GTALuigi

hey how do you manage to get the files out of the...

hey how do you manage to get the files out of the phone?

sending by email option doesn't work well, and export to file system, seems pointless as i can't find a proper way to retrieve the file...
Forum: Commuting
07-24-09, 10:50 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,067
Posted By GTALuigi

it really comes down to whatever you can fit into...

it really comes down to whatever you can fit into 2 panniers, or if you are really daring, 2 panniers + a bucket on the rear, and if equipped + front panniers.

that would be an awesome mule of a...
07-24-09, 10:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,498
Posted By GTALuigi

i buy a lot of stuff from online UK and USA...

i buy a lot of stuff from online UK and USA stores, UK usually ships for free, USA online retailer are scrouges they always use the brown guys.

i never had any problem with them, just i hate their...
Forum: Commuting
07-23-09, 08:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 883
Posted By GTALuigi

i think you could use a P7 for the road, and a...

i think you could use a P7 for the road, and a TK11 for the helmet along with the camera side by side
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