hub motor

  1. Stu33

    ebay ebike kit, anygood?

    Hi, My rear wheel hub motor was damaged, the original kit was £240, but i dont want to spend that much, I was looking on ebay https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/223709281350 but i`m not sure what they mean by "Still remain the full 1000W power with no speed control.(Only for Pedal Assist...
  2. L

    Help! Clunking noise inside the hub motor.

    Good morning! So I received an ebike conversion kit a few days ago, the battery will be here in about 10 days. Its a 48V 1000W gearless hub motor(rear) with a 7-speed freewheel. I've been seeing how everything will fit together and what additional parts/equipment I will need. Heres the meat of...
  3. ralphius

    Help! Repair Crystalyte 36 Volt 20A Controller

    I bought my first ebike kit 2nd hand last year and I've been using it every day to commute to work and love it to bits. The kit consists of a 36V 9Ah battery, Crystalyte 408 motor and Crystalyte 36V 20A "Journey" controller. Unfortunately it let me down this week, the motor started stuttering...
  4. A

    Q100 loses power, makes whining noise at low speed

    Hi all, I finally finished my conversion! After lots of shopping around and delay, I’ve finally built it. I do have one major issue though, which is what I’m here to ask about. When I use an assist setting greater than 3 or push the throttle any more than a tiny amount while below 25 km/h, the...
  5. Julie

    Help identifying Bafang rear hub motor

    I went to the cycle show at the NEC today and had a demo on a bike I really like, but I don’t think it is for sale from a uk retailer, I’m trying to find a similar bike, that has the same motor as I liked the way it rode and handled. I might consider buying a kit and installing it on a donor...
  6. A

    Bafang equivalent to the YTW-06

    Hey all, I was looking around online for a hub motor with a similar size and weight to the YTW-06. I was looking for a motor that had similar specs, but could take a cassette and also freewheel between the reduction and the shell, instead of inside the rotor. I came across this article. It only...
  7. P

    Anyone know the differences between these motors?

    Hi! I'm wondering if anyone could tell me the differences between two Bafang motors, as I am probably gonna buy an ebike with one of them. I can't seem to find any information on them on their website. The two motors are: BFSWX02 36V250W (14) 700C-1501162935 and BFSWX02 36V (10)...
  8. P

    Anyone know the differences between these motors?

    Hi! I'm wondering if anyone could tell me the differences between two Bafang motors, as I am probably gonna buy an ebike with one of them. I can't seem to find any information on them on their website. The two motors are: BFSWX02 36V250W (14) 700C-1501162935 and BFSWX02 36V (10)...
  9. K

    Torque arms for rear wheel drives - are they really necessary?

    Hi everyone, As in the subject line, do you think torque arms are required for conversion kits up to 1500W if DD hub motor is mounted on the rear wheel? I have read a lot of stories where front forks snapped under much stress but did not find much evidence to suggest rear frame bars can't...