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    Bafang 500W Motor Life Expectancy - Do They Burn Out?

    Hi everyone, I'm wondering what is the life expectancy on a modern Bafang 48V 500W motor, running on a 13A 48V battery, with moderate throttle use. Of particular interest is the Bafang RMC06, which is the workhorse of many affordable sub-$2,000 USD ebikes. I've read somewhere that the...
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    Phantom E9 Fat Track Review - Sub $2,000 Fat Tire Ebike

    Thanks @skunkman, will take a look at the Juice RipCurrent!
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    Phantom E9 Fat Track Ebike - Your Thoughts?

    Thanks for the comprehensive list of comparable bikes, @Timpo! Will take a look at each one.
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    Phantom E9 Fat Track Ebike - Your Thoughts?

    @Timpo , thanks for the feedback. can you please recommend comparable alternatives for a Fat Tire bike in the sub-2K range?
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    Phantom E9 Fat Track Ebike - Your Thoughts?

    Thanks for the responses, @MikeDD and @vincent. I was able to borrow this ebike for the weekend from a friend whom purchased it, and wrote up a fairly comprehensive (although certainly not all-positive) review from a newbie's perspective this morning...
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    Phantom E9 Fat Track Review - Sub $2,000 Fat Tire Ebike

    Phantom Bikes Fat Track E9 Review Hi everyone, After searching the web vigorously for any reviews of this ebike, I haven’t been able to find any. It appears this bike was first released in Summer of 2018, so it’s a fairly modern build, it seems. A guy I know purchased this bike in early...
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    Phantom E9 Fat Track Ebike - Your Thoughts?

    Hi everyone, Brand new to ebikes, and also new to the EBR community, so please take it easy on me :) I'm in the market for an ebike around $2,000 USD or less, and came across the Phantom E9 Fat Track. https://phantom-bikes.com/shop/electric-bikes/fat-track/ It's listed at an MSRP of $2,100...