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02-25-08, 08:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 435
Posted By mike-on-da-bike

a good pipe wrench will move allmost anything,if...

a good pipe wrench will move allmost anything,if that fails apply heat to nut,if that fails get out oxy torch haaaaa.are you sure you are turning that nut the right way?anyways sometimes a simple...
02-25-08, 08:11 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,033
Posted By mike-on-da-bike

you dont have many options,first you have small...

you dont have many options,first you have small budget so that only leave v-type brakes,nothing wrong with them i use them,just keep them adjusted properly.
02-25-08, 07:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 965
Posted By mike-on-da-bike

gas kit is on the way so now i wont even have to...

gas kit is on the way so now i wont even have to catch the slow sydney third world trains,this gas bike will do 100 klms on one tank and its pretty quiet,cant get serious range on almost any of those...
02-24-08, 02:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 965
Posted By mike-on-da-bike

all elecric bike sold here in aussie lack serious...

all elecric bike sold here in aussie lack serious power and range,it do apply to all electric bikes here,and the bike makers are making their bikes so you cant convert them easily and if you do find...
02-24-08, 05:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 965
Posted By mike-on-da-bike

going petrol power

just been looking at a few 2 stroke type setups and think i will change over to one,reason being electric power lacks serious tourqe aqnd speed,i really need a bike that will do atleast 30klms for...
02-21-08, 05:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,006
Posted By mike-on-da-bike

most likely the bike may just get there faster...

most likely the bike may just get there faster than the car,it certainly is good to have your own gas station at home you cant really beat that
02-21-08, 04:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,188
Posted By mike-on-da-bike

haaa same here water aint cheap thats for...

haaa same here water aint cheap thats for sure,alot a those currie ezips getting around here and i havnet seen not one hub type setup yet,i am getting used to my cheapy ezip from the kmarts,not too...
02-21-08, 04:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 839
Posted By mike-on-da-bike

i know you could also ask ya girlfreind to mind...

i know you could also ask ya girlfreind to mind the bike outside the shops while you go and spend all the money
02-21-08, 04:11 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 923
Posted By mike-on-da-bike

ps,lubing cable will also attract alot of dirt...

ps,lubing cable will also attract alot of dirt and eventually stuff up,as far as i know these wire cables are meant to be lubed at all
02-21-08, 04:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 923
Posted By mike-on-da-bike

i dont lube any cables reason being it only rots...

i dont lube any cables reason being it only rots plastic cover and sticks up your brakes,think about it all it is is one piece of wire running inside a plastic sheath,no need for any lube there,the...
02-21-08, 04:04 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 20,788
Posted By mike-on-da-bike

bearings for bikes are sealed for one very good...

bearings for bikes are sealed for one very good reasonthey wont drop out, when bearings wear or things come loose caged bearing are very handy,those loose bearings wear just a fracton and you will...
02-21-08, 03:58 AM
Replies: 286
Views: 121,060
Posted By mike-on-da-bike

my bike is my main form of transport as sydney...

my bike is my main form of transport as sydney buses are immposible to catch most days and waiting time is too long,trains not too bad but still third world train system,i dont see gas cars lasting...
02-21-08, 03:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,595
Posted By mike-on-da-bike

find a dude who plays with bikes most are more...

find a dude who plays with bikes most are more than willing to give frames away,i would play wid an old frame firstas prototype then do it for real,that way you can weld and chop if you need to and...
02-20-08, 07:42 AM
Replies: 770
Views: 227,966
Posted By mike-on-da-bike

definatly not buying another car until a good...

definatly not buying another car until a good electric one come on the market,but then again i really enjoy the bike and find it more relaxing then the car,also i get to see more chicky babes and...
02-20-08, 07:39 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 815
Posted By mike-on-da-bike

haaa tell them they need to go get a life if...

haaa tell them they need to go get a life if thats all they got to complain about gee i feel very sorry for them
02-20-08, 07:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 720
Posted By mike-on-da-bike

ps,you gotta start a process of elimination,it...

ps,you gotta start a process of elimination,it could even be as simple as a loose wire you wont know until you start testing so its hard to tell you what is really wrong until you do some test.could...
02-20-08, 07:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 720
Posted By mike-on-da-bike

i guess ya first step is go get a multimeter and...

i guess ya first step is go get a multimeter and charge batteries up again and see what it says,you can really tell whats going on until that is done
02-20-08, 07:24 AM
Replies: 286
Views: 121,060
Posted By mike-on-da-bike

you cant help but bend the road rules around the...

you cant help but bend the road rules around the city as if you stayed riding on the roads it only a matter of time before you get wiped out by those silly drivers,man they wont even stop for...
02-20-08, 07:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 839
Posted By mike-on-da-bike

thanks guys yes they been sayin those d-lock ones...

thanks guys yes they been sayin those d-lock ones are best but you gotta be careful not to get the ones that can be picked by a ballpoint pen so they been saying,at the moment i just been taken bike...
02-20-08, 07:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,821
Posted By mike-on-da-bike

hooking another battery to ezip

i know how to connect batteries in series but the way they got the wires on the ezip is making it a little confusing,anyone know where is best spot to chop the wires so i can hook up a third 12 volt...
02-20-08, 01:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 839
Posted By mike-on-da-bike

which bike lock is best?

i been readin some post on da net and they advise to use a good D-lock as they also say most bikes are stolen simply by cutting those cable types or chain types,i also read where they say dont buy...
02-08-08, 09:55 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 10,584
Posted By mike-on-da-bike

i would not use loose ones reason being when they...

i would not use loose ones reason being when they wear they all drop down in frame,thats one reason they are made with that cage.
02-05-08, 03:56 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 8,486
Posted By mike-on-da-bike

yes tom they are not bad for the money quiet...

yes tom they are not bad for the money quiet cheap and with some simple mods you can have a nice bike,they are taking off here in sydney they are filling a big need where our public transport is...
02-02-08, 07:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,030
Posted By mike-on-da-bike

ps just wath the picture tube and those big...

ps just wath the picture tube and those big capacitor in the sets i got a big kick once haaaa they still hold a good charge even when not pluged in lol it hurts
02-02-08, 07:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,030
Posted By mike-on-da-bike

ill give ya a real good tip karma i do alot of...

ill give ya a real good tip karma i do alot of wire work and the wire you find in old tv set is the best man its made to handle high amps and it is usually tinned stranded copper wire that never...
02-02-08, 06:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,593
Posted By mike-on-da-bike

i did some more checking and the battery maker...

i did some more checking and the battery maker says to charge a their single 12 volt lead acid battery at no mre than 14-4 volts and the charge rate should be no more than a tenth of the amp hour...
02-02-08, 06:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 847
Posted By mike-on-da-bike

currie should loosen up abit and make their...

currie should loosen up abit and make their motors interchangable to other bikes,they may not realise but that will be a better selling point and they will make more money just look at what happened...
02-02-08, 06:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 693
Posted By mike-on-da-bike

mmm think i wont play with that shunt resistor...

mmm think i wont play with that shunt resistor after all as it is my understanding it is there to restric the current for a good reason and maybe that will put too much current through the controller...
02-02-08, 06:13 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 8,486
Posted By mike-on-da-bike

and currie has authorised dealers to work on them

and currie has authorised dealers to work on them
02-02-08, 06:12 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 8,486
Posted By mike-on-da-bike

these currie bikes not bad for the price much...

these currie bikes not bad for the price much cheaper and more profesional than any kits,i think those kits are out of most folks reach from what they are telling me which is why they are going for...
02-02-08, 06:04 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 8,486
Posted By mike-on-da-bike

nope he was asking about the battery packs not...

nope he was asking about the battery packs not the rack,and just who are you yo tell me how to reply to someone?
01-25-08, 06:52 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 650
Posted By mike-on-da-bike

finding currie parts and lead acid batteries(sydney)

thought i would post this as these bikes are taking off here fast and some(not all)are making it like a secret service lol with parts and stuff,anyways the parts for all currie bikes are in victoria...
01-25-08, 06:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 610
Posted By mike-on-da-bike

just another update on that supplier on their...

just another update on that supplier on their website they state fullriver batteries but when they send em you get alco brand batteries which are not as good quality
01-25-08, 06:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,488
Posted By mike-on-da-bike

my currie ezip was cheap and they were biult down...

my currie ezip was cheap and they were biult down to a cost and not everything was done might you say not perfect i had to re-line my back wheel and put extra washers down there to bring the motors...
01-24-08, 02:19 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,033
Posted By mike-on-da-bike

chainsaws are used in dusty places too they just...

chainsaws are used in dusty places too they just wipe em down after using,these oils are especially designed for chains and rollers man i not paying $12 for a very small bottle of dry lube just so my...
01-24-08, 02:17 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,033
Posted By mike-on-da-bike

well what is wrong with wiping the grit off?worst...

well what is wrong with wiping the grit off?worst will happen to your chain if you use a dry lube lol
01-24-08, 02:15 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 32,546
Posted By mike-on-da-bike

i use chainsaw oil its good i just sotimes wipe...

i use chainsaw oil its good i just sotimes wipe of dirt with rag,the chains needs oils man dry lube just aint a good idea
01-24-08, 02:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,522
Posted By mike-on-da-bike

i dont ever get flatst i ran extra tape around...

i dont ever get flatst i ran extra tape around rims also made up sleeves from old tube to go around new tube,cant beat this method,i repeat i never get flats,been over glass bindies sharp rocks.
01-24-08, 01:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 849
Posted By mike-on-da-bike

yep lead acid ones,other batteries just havent...

yep lead acid ones,other batteries just havent taken of here due to cost,lithium is fine for smaller projects and you can afford that but not ebike battery,found some good lead acid batteries in...
01-18-08, 11:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 849
Posted By mike-on-da-bike

ps ask for cyclic deep cycle ones and ask for...

ps ask for cyclic deep cycle ones and ask for battery specs,if you dont get specs most likely the batteries are duds
01-18-08, 11:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,099
Posted By mike-on-da-bike

ps 80 psi isnt bikes only suppoosed to be around...

ps 80 psi isnt bikes only suppoosed to be around 40 psi max?
01-18-08, 11:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,099
Posted By mike-on-da-bike

that had happened to me once and i discovered the...

that had happened to me once and i discovered the tube was actually to big for the rim also might be your tire is too big,thats all i can see being the problem
01-18-08, 11:14 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 23,937
Posted By mike-on-da-bike

alcohol is much better for drinking i would have...

alcohol is much better for drinking i would have thought lol just use kerosene much easier and does better job,i dont find alchol good for removing any grease actually its better suited for paints etc
01-18-08, 11:11 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,610
Posted By mike-on-da-bike

if anyone puts a licence on electric bikes you...

if anyone puts a licence on electric bikes you can forget about the whole concept of ebikes they will all dissapear fast
01-18-08, 11:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 849
Posted By mike-on-da-bike

some dishonest battery suppliers

be carfull when buying batteries around sydney or victoria over the net guys as some suppliers are trying to pawn of batteries as true deep cycle ones when infact they are just standby batteries,i...
01-16-08, 08:40 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,294
Posted By mike-on-da-bike

maybe a less drastic method would be just to use...

maybe a less drastic method would be just to use some bolt on brackets?
01-16-08, 08:39 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,294
Posted By mike-on-da-bike

i would also go with good rivites or you could...

i would also go with good rivites or you could even weld two small nuts there to take screws rivets sound better i certainly would not like the job of tapping that soft metal
01-16-08, 08:35 AM
Replies: 286
Views: 121,060
Posted By mike-on-da-bike

if there is special bike only lane i will use...

if there is special bike only lane i will use that if not i go shortcuts allover bush,paddocks carparks,sidewalks and i ride with my pants on haaaaa just couldnt resist saying that haaaa cause some...
01-16-08, 08:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,188
Posted By mike-on-da-bike

off topic here abit but i think this year will...

off topic here abit but i think this year will see new progress re-electric power thingos,even major car makers want to go green now and most are saying the pertol car has almost seen its days,some...
01-16-08, 08:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,593
Posted By mike-on-da-bike

ok thanks so it nothing to worry about then i was...

ok thanks so it nothing to worry about then i was thinking off getting an auto charger that will turn itself off soon,i dont think my batteries get hot but that currie charger gets toasty if left on...
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