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  1. indianajo

    cheap hub motor cover comes loose 140 miles

    I bought an ebikeling geared 48v 1200 w hub motor plus controller & PAS in August 2017. I only rode it about 20 miles because the battery I bought that year via Amazon and the one from e-bay the next spring were both bad. So October 2018 I bought a $630 battery from luna and a $189 throttle...
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    monotec battery rating

    Some new person rebuilding a mototec had some confusion about battery amp ratings, with a burnt motor & controller. His thread disappeared from introductions. If he moved his thread somewhere else, here is the answer. First off some precision in names would help. Lead acid batteries rated in...
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    infinite Ads

    I've been connecting to for 2.5 hours now. Earlier today they got 2 hours before I gave up. I'd like to see what changi said on introductions, please? Indianajo 5/24 10:35 That thread is still cursed, even though the moderator just posted to it. Now it waits forever for...
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    Hit & run e-cyclist causes death in UK

    Following is the article about a hit & run electric cyclist in the UK. Pedestrian died days later. Bottom line: be respectful to pedestrians or we'll all be regulated to a "safe speed". Maybe 8 mph?
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    Kit Builders - test your Battery befor 30 days expires

    I finally got my battery, shipped to a friend near my summer camp, home to maintenance base. 48 v 15 AH, should put out 3 amps for 5 hours. Display been blanking out on me after 13 miles at 10 mph, Battery reads okay (>55 v) shortly afterwards with meter but didn't have meter hooked up during...
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    non-available locknuts for hub motors

    I double nut all rear wheels, since I frequently pull the wheel out of alignment causing brakes & tires to drag. Hubmotor kits come with one pair of nuts. M14 x 1.75 to be exact. Very loose thread ones to be critical. A very strange and weird thread. Both the geared hub I bought in 2017 and...
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    Import hub motor hard failure - self healing???

    So I bought a geared hub motor from last year, import, $300 complete. I rode ~20 miles including about 2 miles at 25 mph, then 2 miles later the controller blinked blank and power stopped. Unplugging and replugging battery power reset the controller display, but as soon as I tried...
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    Need e-ride home after injury

    I'm age 67, 160 lb, ride a 27 mile route to the summer camp on a kid's mountain bike 2 to 4 times a week. I'm 68" with 28" inseam so the 18" frame length of a kid's bike is no problem. I need a way back to town if I strain a muscle or tendon out there or get an infection cutting my wattage in...