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  1. Archaeonic

    Known Issues & Problems with Voltbike Products + Help, Solutions & Fixes

    Local bike shop helped bend brake lever back a bit -- just enough to reset internal motor inhibitor switch and we're back in business. Shop recommends purchasing spare lever assembly in case it goes bad perminantly. Contacted Voltbike asking about purchasing spare. Waiting to hear back...
  2. Archaeonic

    Best way to lock a folding ebike?

    Horrible experience with Kryptonite locks! :mad: I've had my new $133 Kryptonite 999492 14mm x 60" (1415) New York Fahgettaboudit Chain and New York Disc Lock for two weeks and used it a few times with success. Last weekend I had great trouble getting the lock locking hasp to open fully in order...
  3. Archaeonic

    What lock do you use to protect your ebike?

    Horrible experience with Kryptonite locks! :mad: I've had my new $133 Kryptonite 999492 14mm x 60" (1415) New York Fahgettaboudit Chain and New York Disc Lock for two weeks and used it a few times with success. Last weekend I had great trouble getting the lock locking hasp to open fully in order...
  4. Archaeonic

    Best Lock for fat tire bike.

    Horrible experience with Kryptonite locks! :mad: I've had my new $133 Kryptonite 999492 14mm x 60" (1415) New York Fahgettaboudit Chain and New York Disc Lock for two weeks and used it a few times with success. Last weekend I had great trouble getting the lock locking hasp to open fully in order...
  5. Archaeonic

    Known Issues & Problems with Voltbike Products + Help, Solutions & Fixes

    Hi guys, So my 12 year old son had a little spill on my new Mariner this afternoon at the local park :oops: Unfortunately, his fall caused a slight out and upwards bend in the right brake lever. This seems to be causing a controller error 05E "Brake Error" and the motor will no longer...
  6. Archaeonic

    Voltbike Mariner (tyre swap)

    Advice for a newbee bicyclist and Mariner owner? How would I go about outfitting my Mariner with the Maxiss Hookworm tires? What size or exact model? Do I need new rims? Thanks! Andy
  7. Archaeonic

    Known Issues & Problems with Voltbike Products + Help, Solutions & Fixes

    Thank you so much for putting this thread up! Great resource :) Here's my first question as a brand new VB Mariner owner: How does one reset the trip odometer on the LCD controller? I have no problem navigating through the various speed and odometer settings, I just can't figure out how to...
  8. Archaeonic

    Voltbike mariner limited 500w

    Hi Claudio, Congrats on your forthcoming folding fatbike! I just received my Mariner Limited and rode it for about 8 miles tonight. I'm 6', 240 lbs and I was mostly comfortable on the ride. I don't think I have the handlebar and seatpost height adjustments calibrated and dialed in for my...
  9. Archaeonic

    2016 Voltbike Mariner - My Honest Review

    Unfortunately, there are an appreciable number of bad reviews over at Amazon of this otherwise extremely appealing product. Almost 30% of them are helpfully critical. That's enough to scare this interested new Voltbike Mariner owner and fledgling eBike rider away
  10. Archaeonic

    Narrowing down Folding Fat Tire Ebike Choices — from 10 to 3

    Hi folks. I’m really grateful I found this helpful review site and community! So I’ve got my heart set on a folding fat tire ebike — one powerful 'nuff to move my 6’, 230lbs 50 something year-old body across 5 to 15 miles on everything from light local trails, to city streets, and our...