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    durability of carbon fiber fork with front wheel motors

    I have converted a Specialized Allez road bike to e-bike with a bike kit: the battery sits on rear rack and the front wheel hub has the motor. The bike has a carbon fiber fork. I have read a carbon fiber fork is vulnerable to cracking and instantly crashing when the front wheel hub has the...
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    the Add-e from Austria

    Does anyone have experience with the Add-e from Austria? In the DYI Bike Kit category, it seems like a game changer. But is the 600 Watt durable for long distance rides (30-50 miles) and ascents up to 2000 feet? It the 600 watt as noisy as the 250 watt. What is the Add-e's biggest issue...