I also have a Giant Suede and have the same problem you had with the battery locked in the bike with and no key. http://www.pedelecs.co.uk/forum/threads/giant-seude-ebike.16088/
The battery no longer holds its charge. How did you get a new key or get the battery out without the key...
Im not sure that a thief would go though this trouble to get the lock replaced. Without the know how, its quite difficult to remove the cylinder.
Just a guy trying to get his equipment back in working order.
I got it off eBay d8veh so I unfortunately don't have much to prove that I didn't steal it. What are you looking for that will convince you that its not stolen? I have attached a screen shot where you can see that my username on eBay with the winning bid is very similar to my username here.
I have a Skyline iZip electric bike like this http://www.topelectricbikes.co.uk/Izip-Skyline-Gents/839.htm but my keys were lost and now the battery is locked in the bike in the "Off" position and now riding a 20kg+ pushbike and is not fun at all on the hills.
Does anyone know how I...
Im a keen cycling enthusiast and recently was introduced to a electric bike and now Im hooked. Look forward to try new routes without worrying too much if I will get lost and have the energy to backtrack or take a longer route home.