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    eBike subsidies in the news
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    Experiences with Open Source Firmware on the Tongsheng TSDZ2

    Okay, so after riding 200 miles on a standard setup (48v 500w with VLCD5 screen) I have decided to experiment with the Open Source Firmware. The standard performance is more than adequate and with a 14.5Ah battery I have been managing 60 miles on a full charge. On the other hand the drive is not...
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    Key On/Off Switch

    Hiya, Does anyone have a means of isolating their Ebikes when left parked somewhere? I wrongly assumed that the key lock on my HL downtube battery also functioned as an on/off switch i.e like an ignition switch. I certainly don't intend removing the battery regularly and am a bit faffed that...
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    Powabyke Xbyke/Tongsheng TDZ - a 'not another build thread' thread

    Hiya All, Here is where my rebuild is up to. Spec as follows: * Powabyke Xbyke step thru frame * Suntour CR8 hard spring * Magura HS11 rim brakes * Mavic A119 rims, Deore hubs, Schwalbe Energiser + Tour tyres * North road handlebars * 8 speed drivetrain - SRAM X4/SX4 * 48v lights off Amazon -...
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    Thoughts on regulations?

    Transport Evolved on the 'tubes
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    Tongsheng TSDZ2 250w ... 36volt or 48volt?

    Hiya, I am wishing to order a Tongsheng mid drive for my bike and was almost ready to order from PSWpower on Amazon, until finding Whoosh Bikes via some of the threads on here. Noticing that Whoosh advertise the 250w kit as running with 48volts rather than 36volts, can anyone advise whether...
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    10 PRINT "Hello World"

    Hiya, I registered on here almost 3 years ago after being gifted a stolen/recovered Powabike Xbike that was to be polite...a wreck! I have enjoyed quite a few different bikes - faves being a Saracen mtb in a few different guises, a fixie built on an old Falcon frame a friend at work had in his...