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  1. vulcanears

    TSDZ2 - remember last power assist setting after restart?

    Good morning everyone! When I set the assist level on my TSDZ2 to maximum and turn off the bike, the next time I turn it on again, it will be on ECO. Is there a way to always have it on maximum assist when turning it on? TYVM in advance!
  2. vulcanears

    Building Ebike batteries for a bike shop - Questions regarding liability, insurance, etc.

    Hey guys. Over the last year, I've done 10+ ebike conversions and built the batteries myself every time, so I have a small bit of experience. I recently met the owner of a bike shop and he is impressed by the value for money of my ebike-conversions and asked me if I would be willing to do...
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    Rear hub motor recommendations for cycle courier bike

    Hello everyone! At the moment, my main job is to deliver food on my DIY ebike and I usually ride 80+ miles, 6-7 days a week in a rather hilly town (Brighton). I'm currently using a Bafang G310 rear hub motor, but it's not really up to the task and I have to replace the internal nylon gears...
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    Repairing stripped threads on Bafang hub motor.

    Hey everyone. My Bafang G310 has 6 screws that hold the cover plate in place and over the course of 6 months, I stripped 4 of the 6 threads. The screws are fine, but the threads in the motor hoursing just don't grip any more. Any advice how I can fix this? TYVM in advance!
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    Searching mounting-plate to secure battery to downtube with hose clamps

    I'm looking for an alternative to Grin's Triple Bob downtube hose clamp battery mount with UK/EU availability, since shipping fees from Canada to England are 33USD. Last week my bike fell over and the...
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    Ebike charging using Street EV chargers for electric cars

    Hey everyone! I do a lot of long distance ebike camping touring and battery range is just always an issue. Sometimes I can't charge overnight and I have to find different ways to top up. I always liked the idea of being able to charge my bike using Street EV chargers for electric cars, since...
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    Ebike still legal if I run 36V motor at 48V and limit speed to 15mph?

    Hello everyone. I'm currently using a 250W 36V Bafang G310 rear hub motor and a 25A controller that can do 36V and 48V. I'd like a bit more speed when going off-road and considering building a 48V battery but limiting it to 15.5mph when ON the road. Would the bike still be road-legal in...
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    Which motor for cycle courier build? (60miles per day)

    Hey everyone! I work full-time as a cycle food courier for deliveroo. I work 6 days a week and average 60+ miles a day. I live in Brighton, so there are a lof of hills, some of which are 12%. I'm in the market for a new bike with DIY ebike conversion or prebuilt ebike. I don't really have...
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    BBS01b - 100Nm "extra torque model" (etm)

    Hello everyone. I came across the shop "BrightonEBikes" and they sell a "extra torque model" of the BBS01b. The seller emailed me "The BBS01B-ETM model has uprated internal components compared to the BBS01B (windings in motor side and capacitors / mosfets in controller side), allowing it to...
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    UK - legality of thumb-throttles in DIY conversions

    Hey guys, I'm a bit confused about the legality of thum-throttles in DIY ebike kit-conversions after reading lots of conflicting information. I've been in a few car accidents in my life and insurances usually try anything to avoid paying. So i want a 100% road legal bike to avoid any serious...