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  • Mid drive motors for ebikes vs. hub motors

    • Tuesday, 10 July 2018
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    The Embarrassing Truth About Bicycle Electric MotorsPeople can be opinionated about anything, and usually are. However, on the subject of buying a new electric bicycle with a hub drive (bicycle motor ...

  • Bafang newest M500 and M600 mid drive system

    • Tuesday, 10 July 2018
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    Bafang Introduces M500 Mid-Motor for E-MTBsSUZHOU, China – Bafang introduces at a breakthrough in power mid-motor technology and multiple new options for integrated down tube batteries. For Bafang the...

  • What is a hall sensor and why do electric bike motors need them?

    • Monday, 29 January 2018
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    Hall sensors are in most eBike motors, but not all. Ever heard of them and wondered what they are? They are magnetic sensors which help the controller to know what the position the motor is in as it t...

  • Why is an Electric Bike a Good Way For an Older Person to Get into Cycling?

    • Friday, 08 September 2017
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    Nothing about road cycling today. It’s all about electric bikesI’m a road cyclist, that’s what I do in the cycling world, and so on my website here I tend to focus on topics related to road cycling, p...

  • Buying an electric bike? 10 things you might want to consider

    • Friday, 08 September 2017
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    Find your perfect eBike match with our checklist!Call us we’ll guide you through this list but until then read our checklist for eBike buyers.1. What do you want to use your e-Bike for?This is the num...

  • Thumb throttle v.s. half twist

    • Monday, 07 August 2017
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    Thumb throttle v.s. half twistThrottles are great for use off-road as they allow you to push the eBike to maximum power at the flick of a button, allowing for instantaneous acceleration. There are two...

  • Will it fit?

    • Monday, 07 August 2017
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    There are two main considerations before buying a kit. Will the motor fit into your forks or rear dropouts? And will the battery fit on your bicycle frame? If the answer is yes to both of these then y...

  • LED or LCD display?

    • Monday, 07 August 2017
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    LED or LCD display?Our basic electric bike conversion kits come with a simple LED display.We also offer the higher system which comes with an LCD displayWe also offer the LCD3 upgrade which has additi...

  • Which battery should i get?

    • Sunday, 06 August 2017
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    Which battery should i get?Choosing the right battery for your conversion is probably the most important factor for your conversion. We offer three main types – downtube batteries are the most popular...

  • How to chose the right battery capacity and cells?

    • Sunday, 06 August 2017
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    This blog mainly discuss the Li-Mon2 18650 cells, because it is most popular use on our electric bikes. For more information about LiFePO4 and the other cells please search on internet get more messag...

  • What is my wheel size?

    • Sunday, 06 August 2017
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    What is my wheel size?Bicycle wheel sizes don’t work the way you think. The name e.g. 26″ refers to the outer tyre diameter. And there are actually many different wheel sizes all called 26″, because t...

  • How much range will I get?

    • Sunday, 06 August 2017
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    How much range will I get?This question is at the forefront of every buyer’s mind when buying an electric bike, or eBike conversion kit.How far can I go?The short answer to this, is that if you are la...

  • Brake levers v.s. brake sensor

    • Sunday, 06 August 2017
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    Brake levers v.s. brake sensorElectrical cut-off brakes are an important safety feature on an electric bike. There are two options available, replacement brake levers, or brake sensors that adapt to y...

  • why LiFePO4 battery is not common use on ebike and ebike kits?

    • Saturday, 05 August 2017
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    Lithium iron phosphate battery eight advantages and shortcomingsLithium iron phosphate battery, refers to the use of lithium iron phosphate as a cathode material lithium-ion battery. Lithium-ion batte...

  • The battery is hot and abnormal, and is no longer working

    • Saturday, 05 August 2017
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    One of customer who ordered 36v 15.6Ah Samsung cells 2600mah downtube battery which has extra output cable 12v 1A. And BMS 30A like the following photos.The thinner cable is 12v 1A for front and rear ...

  • Freewheel or cassette (gear fittings)?

    • Sunday, 30 July 2017
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    Freewheel or cassette (gear fittings)?When choosing a rear wheel kit, you need to work out what type of gear fitting you have, there are two types – freewheel, or cassette.You should choose a rear mot...

  • Do I need a torque arm?

    • Sunday, 30 July 2017
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    Do I need a torque arm?This is a very short blog post, because the answer is YES! you should always use a torque arm for safety. If you don’t there is a risk even with a lower power motor that it will...

  • What is a brushless motor?

    • Sunday, 30 July 2017
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    One of the common questions we get, is what is a brushless motor? And customers requiring support to understand whether they have a brushless motor on their bike or not.Almost every eBike these days u...

  • Top speed

    • Sunday, 30 July 2017
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    Top speedIn line with this, we offer our 250W kits configurable to a 25kph speed limit on request. However it is the eBike builder’s discretion to choose whether they want a legal on-road bike or an o...