All posts by spinningmagnets

Grew up in Los Angeles California, US Navy submarine mechanic from 1977-81/SanDiego. Hydraulic mechanic in the 1980's/Los Angeles. Heavy equipment operator in the 1990's/traveled to various locations. Dump truck driver in the 2000's/SW Utah. Currently a water plant operator since 2010/NW Kansas

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Custom Build Gallery, muTant-E 2.0 from Rus...

Jan 17, 2017No Comments

Every once in a while I’ll start thinking I have seen just about everything that can be done, and then? Someone like this comes along

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Juiced Bikes “Ocean Current”, a...

Jan 16, 2017No Comments

You can’t talk about Juiced Bikes without talking about Tora Harris, it’s founder. He burst onto the North American ebike scene with the ODK-II, one

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Kuberg Freerider, an E-Dirtbike from the Cz...

Jan 15, 2017No Comments

Kuberg FreeRider: The most joy I’ve experienced trail-riding so far. by Patrick M. I discovered Kuberg’s FreeRider in early 2016 while researching the current state of

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Polini E-P3 mid drive, dual chainrings and ...

Dec 27, 2016No Comments

There is a new player in the very large European mid drive ebike market. Polini is designed and made in Italy, and the only mystery

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Custom Build Gallery, Deven’s Norco R...

Dec 24, 2016No Comments

Here is a custom build that has several features I’d like to make sure the ebike world sees and understands. It is a non-hub motor that

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Motor Tech: learn the terms, Part-2

Dec 18, 2016No Comments

If you actually know anything about electric motor technology, and you don’t hate me yet? Buckle up…this article is going to be a bumpy ride.

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Evel from Ukraine develops an attractive E-...

Dec 10, 2016No Comments

The Evel company is based in Kyiv, Ukraine, in the eastern part of the EU. I recently saw a pic of their new fatbike, and

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12 Accessories For Your Ebike

Dec 08, 20163 Comments

December is here, and many people are looking to find gift ideas for the ebiker in their life, or…maybe you are thinking about treating yourself

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Custom Build Gallery, Bens Big Hit / Lightn...

Nov 16, 20162 Comments

Ben is from Devon, in the UK. His custom off-road mid-drive build shows that he has an incredible set of skills. The clever jackshaft tensioning

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My rechargeable lithium-powered life

Nov 08, 20162 Comments

I recently stopped to think about how many devices I now have that run off of rechargeable lithium batteries, and how well they work. Of