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

Buying a frame that accepts the Bafang Ultr...

Apr 11, 2021No Comments

Back in April of 2019, we wrote about an electric fatbike where the owner wanted the new powerful Bafang Ultra Max G510 drive, but…the few

Converting a vintage Vespa to Electric

Mar 21, 20213 Comments

I’ve always liked the style of vintage vehicles, and there is a growing trend of converting old gassers to an electric drivetrain. Jim in Virginia

Start-up “Redivivus” recycles l...

Mar 13, 2021No Comments

The subject of recycling the thousands of EV car battery packs that are no longer in use is a something that I have thought is

Competing EV charging plugs and Voltages

Mar 10, 2021No Comments

If you are old like me, you remember how Betamax was a competing format against VHS, when it came to renting video-taped movies (this was

Tax Credits for Ebikes!?

Feb 12, 2021No Comments

This isn’t a fancy well-thought out article with clever word-play and the perfect pictures to get the major points across. I just heard about this

Sondors Fat-Tire Mid Drives

Feb 07, 20213 Comments

Sondors started out with a couple of stumbles a few years ago. Their first product was a simple rear hub fatbike, and once they got

Valeo Mid drive with integrated Effigear 7-...

Dec 19, 20201 Comment

There’s not a lot of information yet on this system, but it’s pretty interesting, so I’d still like to show what I found. ___________________________________________________ So

“Dr Chopper”, building Hot Rod ...

Sep 27, 20202 Comments

Hot Rod cruisers are a style where most people have a clear divide over whether they love them of hate them. That being said, Doctor

EV pioneer Jackson “Farfle” Edw...

Sep 02, 2020No Comments

It is with great sadness that we announce that our friend, Jackson, has passed, due to an crash on August 29th, in Crook County, Oregon.

20 Celebrities on Ebikes

Aug 10, 20203 Comments

Celebrities often try to have a relaxing day once in a while being incognito. I wouldn’t call it a “disguise” but sunglasses and a floppy