Bafang Ultra Max, the new big dog on the porch

The Bafang Ultra Max mid-drive has the biggest motor you can buy in a factory turn-key ebike right now. It is labeled as a 1,000W drive, but…it is capable of MUCH more. Not only that, it has ISIS cranks and torque-sensing, so…let’s get started. The MOTOR Bafangs internal labeling system calls this the┬áMM G510.1000, and it’s design makes several improvements over my favorite drive, the BBSHD. The BBSHD is a kit that slides into just about any frame you like, but the Ultra Max requires a proprietary shell to mount it (see below). The first thing that pops out at … Continue reading Bafang Ultra Max, the new big dog on the porch