mid-drive

  1. M

    upgrade bafang mid-drive possible?

    I'm looking at getting my first ebike, and leaning toward an M2S or VoltBike model, both designed around a bafang 350w mid-drive. I want torque sensing, but ideally would like a throttle as well, which these don't come with. (I also looked at Juiced torque-sensing hub drives, but have read on...
  2. Emma H

    Mid-drives with throttle/trigger?

    I have a Haibike speed pedelec, which I love. Unfortunately, the knee injury that first prompted me to get an ebike has been acting up with increased frequency and duration. After a month of forgoing my bike for a bus, I can make it 80% of the way to work without pain, but the 20% seems to set...
  3. ebikecali

    Drop Handlebars on E-bikes

    Hi everyone, Was just wondering if anyone tried to replace the handlebars on their e-bike (pedelec/mid-drive) with a drop handlebars? If yes, could you please share with us how you did. Do you guys think it is possible and is it recommended? Thank you
  4. TML

    BBS02 Build

    After spending a few months with a 2014 Prodecotech Phantom X2 in a very hilly area; I decided its time to get a bike with a rear rack and a mid drive. All of the options with the range and speed I wanted were way out of my price range. I spent a good bit of time comparing battery builders and...
  5. Barry S

    Need help understanding motor wattage

    In regards to the Bafang G06 geared hub motor for instance, what's the internal difference between the 500W and 750W? Is there a noticeable difference in performance? What about between the BBS02 and BBSHD mid drives? I understand that peak output is determined by the controller/battery...
  6. M

    Fat bike - climb 2k ft elevation over 6 miles at high speed

    Hi, I'm looking for a fat bike that can maintain a high speed on a steep climb. Ideally I would like a 28mph bike or be able to unlock a motor so that I can reach that speed. I've never ridden an electric bike up hill, so I'm not sure how possible this is. Can a motor and battery power a bike...
  7. fredi

    EVELO Galaxy TT with NuVinci Harmony Review

    This is my first ebike and my decision to buy her was based on getting the best ebike for me at the best price. First a little about me, I’m 60 years old, 6’1” and 230 lbs. A have a 34” Class-A RV and travel the east coast. On long trips I normally tow a Jeep Wrangler with a tray-style bike rack...
  8. S

    What's the best E-MTB motor? Article...

    Informational article discusses the top 5 mid-drives and their differences. http://ebike-mtb.com/en/the-best-emtb-motor/ Edit: Well, 5 manufacturers, 6 drives.
  9. C

    First ebike for DIYer, advice on hill climbing, mid-drive or hub??

    Hi all, Thanks in advance for any guidance the folks here can provide. I am looking to *build* an ebike specific to my needs for my work commute. The place I live in is almost completely flat (Sacramento area), around my home, around there I don't have much of a need for an ebike at all...