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  1. Deafcat

    Juggernaut Ultra Battery Management System

    I charge my 52V reention pack with 5A thru the typical barrel jack, no issues.... also going to 88% charge typical on Satiator.
  2. Deafcat

    Jugernaut Ultra 1000 - Dutch commuter style w/ integrated lights

    Mass production bike accessory/option... Sounds like something a bike manufacturer should produce! Or perhaps integrate into future bikes...
  3. Deafcat

    Swapped my 44T chainring for a 52T

    Actually it's not a difficult part to get these days, Biktrix stocks em as do a few others.
  4. Deafcat

    Swapped my 44T chainring for a 52T

    IMO, 58T is really pushing it for momentary torque loads. I'm sure his motor has steel gears, but that's not where the risk is... It's the output clutch that will be destroyed by overloading it (different from the pedal freewheel in the motor). Be careful with that throttle from a complete stop...
  5. Deafcat

    Swapped my 44T chainring for a 52T

    Maintain it for as long as I like, assuming the lights stay green, nobody cuts me off, no pedestrians crossing, and so forth. But generally I keep the speed around 40-45 km/h on the street, more efficient.
  6. Deafcat

    Swapped my 44T chainring for a 52T

    Speed sensor is on the rear wheel, it's not affected by anything but the wheel diameter setting. Top speed verified by city radar speed check, 55 km/h on flat ground, but I can easily push it to 60 km/h.
  7. Deafcat

    Swapped my 44T chainring for a 52T

    Very nice, I run a Wolftooth 50T and really like it.
  8. Deafcat

    Jugernaut Ultra 1000 - Dutch commuter style w/ integrated lights

    Nicely done and excellent write-up, especially concerning the lighting circuit modifications. I'll be doing some soon, so it's much appreciated on component selection!
  9. Deafcat

    New Bafang Ultra - 1000W Torque sensored motor!

    In theory, about 1700 watts peak, with a 30-amp capable fully charged 52V pack, or 1500W with a 48V pack.
  10. Deafcat

    Bafang Ultra Max Mid-Drive Options?

    Yep not including battery. And yes the FS is a much heavier bike.
  11. Deafcat

    Bafang Ultra Max Mid-Drive Options?

    Just weighed my Ultra 1000, also just shy of 52 pounds, two pound bias to the rear wheel.
  12. Deafcat

    Bafang Ultra Max Mid-Drive Options?

    I've never felt the need to get a suspension seatpost, but they definitely work. So do titanium, carbon, and broached aluminum (thompson elite) seatposts for that matter... The longer the seatpost extension, the more flex they provide, which adds to saddle compliance for a smoother ride...
  13. Deafcat

    Bafang Ultra Max Mid-Drive Options?

    Hmm, that seems like a high weight figure... I'll put mine on the scales this weekend if I get a chance. The bike actually feels quite light for what it is, may also come down to the well balanced weight distribution too.
  14. Deafcat

    Bafang Ultra Max Mid-Drive Options?

    Hmm, mine actually came with the SRAM NX 11 speed, wonder if that's been changed? Might have to inquire with Biktrix about that to be certain. The SRAM shifting is incredibly quick and precise, very robust components, although not without its maintenance requirements (chain and cassette wear)...
  15. Deafcat

    Bafang Ultra Max Mid-Drive Options?

    Clancy, right on man! If you have any other questions bout it, hit me up. I know you will have a blast with the bike, for pretty much any use case. The combo of great assist modes, torque sensing, thumb throttle, lots of torque and great programming from Biktrix really set it apart from the...
  16. Deafcat

    Bafang Ultra Max Mid-Drive Options?

    Hey Clancy, yep I can tell you all about it, it's really the best ebike for the price, and after 3000km already on it, I'd buy it all over again. It's definitely the best pre-built option out right now for a fatbike capable of over 45km/h, and backed up with the peace of mind of Biktrix customer...
  17. Deafcat

    Biktrix Purchase—Phenomenal experience!

    The Ultra 1000 is their greatest bike IMO and one hell of a first ebike!! You are going to be very happy with it, really a top notch ebike in every regard, and actually a great deal... There really isn't any other retail ebike near it's price range that can touch it.
  18. Deafcat

    Juggernaut Ultra FS

    Most full suspension ebikes are quite heavy, this is a function of adding multiple shocks and associated extra parts... Some lighter ones do exist but they tend to be well over the 5 grand mark. Biktrix does have a special rear rack for the FS, you could inquire about that... It is designed to...
  19. Deafcat

    Juggernaut Ultra FS

    the outer diameter of the 26x4" and 27.5" x3" are actually almost the exact same, so similar gearing/speeds assuming similar rolling resistance/tire compliance. Tektro Dorado and Auriga brakes are fantastic and I doubt you will ever need more stopping power than these provide. The magura...
  20. Deafcat

    Bafang Ultra - Display Screen Questions

    That's a surprising overrun on your clock, mine seems to only pick up about a minute a week! I believe the calories counter is rider energy consumption based on torque... but I've never bothered to watch it, since I doubt it has nearly enough data to even spitball that figure.