Electric Moped with QS hubmotor

Nov 20, 20151 Comment

Here is an electric bike made from the frame of a Puch Maxi moped. The builder is a young man named Bernd, who lives in

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Bafang BBS02 Hodrodding and Upgrade Parts

Oct 06, 20152 Comments

Hot Rodding the Bafang BBS02 So far the only real success anyone has had hotrodding the Bafang is by simply changing the programming settings or


Custom Build Gallery, Mark’s Cromotor...

Aug 19, 20151 Comment

This E-bike’s design is not subtle or sophisticated, it’s very simple. Take a large rear hub-motor, and feed it a huge amount of watts. It


Custom Build Gallery, Hellcat Cycles “...

Jul 18, 2015No Comments

This custom build is just a simple rear direct-drive hub at 72V, but what’s special about it is the frame the builder used. It is


Lightning Rods Big-Block mid drive kit

Jun 04, 20154 Comments

The original Lightning Rods kit was the most powerful mid drive available when we wrote about it back in December of 2014. But now, he


Moped Rims and Tires for Hot Rod Hubmotors

May 18, 20154 Comments

If you want to rock a ton of amps in a hot-rod hubmotor street monster for the kind of sweet hard acceleration that can embarrass

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The On/Off Switch…the Nemesis of the ...

May 09, 201514 Comments

As the editor of, I have ridden a massive amount of electric bikes both home-built and commercial ebikes. Here is a weird stat: 100 percent


Custom Build Gallery, Matts twin-Astro Moto...

Apr 24, 20153 Comments

This is an over-the-top custom electric bicycle system from DaVinci Drive Systems on a Motoped frame. I first became aware of the very interesting Motoped

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One Hour Electric Bike Conversion; Installi...

Apr 21, 201512 Comments

Editor Note: This is a repost of an important story we did back in our early days which shows a Mac geared motor kit  being installed in


Ebike Wiring…Defining the Rats-Nest

Apr 19, 20155 Comments

Editor note: Part 2 of a 4 part series on the wiring of DIY ebikes Make no mistake about it…there is no great deal of