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

Historic “Deathbike” stolen in ...

May 05, 20211 Comment

The title says it all. Luna Cycle has their main facility in Southern California, and they now have a second facility in Bend, Oregon. The

Propel Ebikes in New York, David takes on G...

Apr 25, 2021No Comments

There’s been a struggle simmering in the background concerning the laws that affect ebikes, but here’s one story with some good news. For a variety

Converting Off-Road Motorcycles to Electric...

Apr 13, 20211 Comment

This last year I’ve seen a boom in motorcycle conversions to electric drives, and after scanning the components used, it looks like the Quan Shun

The Nobe 100GT 3-wheeled EV

Apr 12, 2021No Comments

I’m fascinated by innovative vehicles, and 3-wheelers have been around for a long time, popping up here and there. They never seem to take off

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, 20216 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, 20211 Comment

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