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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Unusual Ebike Pack Mounting Solutions

Feb 15, 20171 Comment

Most people who decide that they want to buy a kit and assemble it onto an existing bicycle frame? They have to figure out two

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Custom Build Gallery, Jeff Wolf’s Dyn...

Feb 14, 2017No Comments

Jeff Wolf has been building gasser bikes for quite a while, and his skills have produced some great examples. Now? He recently became interested in electric

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Blair’s E-Cruiser, using DeWalt cord...

Jan 25, 20172 Comments

Blair is a guy who works as a mechanic at a foods processing plant, and over the years he has seen cordless tool batteries improve

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DaVinci Drives’ Twin-Astro Qulbix Rap...

Jan 21, 20172 Comments

Matt is well-known in custom electric bike hot-rodding circles. This is the fifth time we have written about something he has built, and that is a

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

Jan 17, 20171 Comment

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, 20171 Comment

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.