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    Lithium vs. Lead Acid: Debunking the Top 3 Lithium Battery Myths

    I was recently sent this link, with the above title, which I find both informative and useful for our hobby. If you yourself are interested in further reading, this is the link:-...
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    The Features of These Innovative E-Bikes Are Awesome - YouTube Video

    This may be of interest to some members here, but certainly not all! Enjoy. Regards Andy
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    "EatSleepRIDE" Free App for IOS and Android.

    This may prove interesting for any rider who goes well off road, who risks a fall (even ON road!), as its a free App, that will after a short period, alert up to 3 people by their phones, to the fact that the rider's phone has noticed an "abrupt event" possibly a crash or a fall, and the phone...
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    Review Anti-theft. Possibly for those who have very expensive bikes or even.......

    ....... those who want best protection on a cheaper model! It certainly costs far less than most e-bikes do new, and even secondhand ones! This anti theft device is not cheap, but neither is a top of the range bike either, so this may provoke some possible thoughts for you as it is guaranteed...
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    Avarax-E - The Self-Cleaning E-bike as low as $500! = Less than 500 UK Pounds!

    Its too fast to be legal in the EU & the UK, but maybe a slower, but longer range one might eventually be sold, who knows? For those who may be interested:-...
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    DIY Insanely Bright LED Bike Light With LED Strip Lighting (on a Budget) on Instructables

    For those of you who are "committed" to making your own products (and saving money at the same time!), this instructable may prove interesting, though you may need to modify it with regard to bike lighting laws in your own country, as I am of the opinion that flashing rear and front lights may...
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    Stromer ebike is the first to feature frame-integrated ABS

    Anything that improves safety, I find good. What do you think, overdone? The price is and it appears that it may not be legal in the UK and EU...
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    Dual-motor, dual-battery Grizzly offers a lot of ebike for the money!

    https://newatlas.com/bicycles/dual-motor-dual-battery-grizzly-ebike-ariel-rider/?utm_source=New+Atlas+Subscribers&utm_campaign=09fad9cafd-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2020_12_02_09_12&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_65b67362bd-09fad9cafd-91540497 It will not appeal to all, and will probably need to be registered...
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    Envo kit turns regular bikes into snow-going ebikes!

    Someone had their thinking cap on it would appear!! https://newatlas.com/bicycles/envo-electric-snowbike-kit/?utm_source=New+Atlas+Subscribers&utm_campaign=fcb3367b08-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2020_12_01_09_11&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_65b67362bd-fcb3367b08-91540497 Sadly, they are on the other side...
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    Are you a Keen E-Bike DIYer? Then this Instzructable might interest you!

    https://www.instructables.com/A-Commuters-Electric-Bike/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email I believe that this possibly comes from the USA, and with a suitable and legal motor for where you live, might allow a good e-bike to be built, so do have a good read if you find the possibility...
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    Harley-Davidson spin-off Serial 1 debuts first production ebikes

    https://newatlas.com/bicycles/harley-davidson-serial-1-mosh-rush-cty-ebike/?utm_source=New+Atlas+Subscribers&utm_campaign=8cb49c01cb-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2020_11_18_09_26&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_65b67362bd-8cb49c01cb-91540497 Late last month, a new e-mobility company was formed from a skunkworks...
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    E-Bike Battery Destroys Apartment in Germany.

    https://www.computerbild.de/artikel/cb-News-Connected-Car-Explosion-eBike-Akku-Zerstoerung-Wohnung-29246419.html A retired couple in Lengerich in the area of Steinfurt, stored an e-bike in their Apartment and around 19:45, it exploded and set the apartment on fire. This happened on the 6th of...
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    Some of you here who actually respect our planet may find this little bit of news interesting.

    Why your local landfill won’t contain lithium batteries (in the future!!) Sadly, it will probably take some time to get this available everywhere...
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    For those DIYers amongst us needing a Battery Terminal welder to Re-Cell Bike Batteries. Also in DIY!

    I stumbled over this:- https://scottiestech.info/2020/10/13/dark-welder-2-my-diy-battery-tab-spot-welder/ It appears to be somewhat similar (IMHO) to a battery welder a friend onf mine made some years ago, and his is still working! regards Andy
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    How to correctly dispose with a Li-ion Battery, 3 alternatives.

    Or:- The Afterlife of a Lithium Battery Lithium End of Life Paths There are three paths a lithium battery can take: It either goes in the trash, is repurposed, or recycled...
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    Simon Cowell recovering from near six-hour surgery after scary e-bike crash

    I found this today, which may interest some here:- Original web link:-...
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    Proteus becomes the world's first manufactured non-cuttable material - New better Bike Locks?

    https://newatlas.com/materials/proteus-non-cuttable-bike-lock-armor/?utm_source=New+Atlas+Subscribers&utm_campaign=e58b1fd849-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2020_07_21_08_11&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_65b67362bd-e58b1fd849-91540497 Researchers from the UK's Durham University and Germany's Fraunhofer Institute...
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    Engineers Deal With Drift in Many Ways. What About a “Zero Drift” Hall-Effect Current Sensor?

    Something that may help to reduce the number of problems seen with Hall Effect sensors in the future. For anyone interested in being informed "Up Front"...
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    Cobalt-free battery leans on nickel for extra energy storage

    A new battery design from the University of Texas at Austin may help address some issues of current lithium batteries, with the researchers demonstrating a new type of architecture that is entirely free of cobalt. Read more:-...
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    The follow on to Power MOSFETs, will most likely be:- "Insulated Gate Bipolar Transistors (IGBTs)

    A Spike in EVs Means a Spike in Insulated Gate Bipolar Transistors (IGBTs) by Jake Hertz Although as far as I am aware, they are not yet in general usage in e-bike controllers, it may not be long in coming, so if you are one of those people who is always interested in staying up to date, you...