How to Build Yourself

A Home-Built Ebike Battery Pack from 18650 ...

Apr 03, 201561 Comments

Editor Note: Affordable and powerful 18650 battery cells are the hottest thing in the DIY electric bike revolution (most well-known from their use in cordless

Lightning Rods 2800W mid drive kit

Dec 19, 201413 Comments

This is the most powerful production mid drive kit that you can run through the bikes gears, and the big surprise is how quiet it

12 E-bike KIT power levels, from 360W to 8,...

Mar 21, 201431 Comments

If you are fairly new to the idea of an E-bike, and you think you might want one, this article hopes to give you some

CAD/CAM, the DIY Builders Best Friend

Feb 08, 20147 Comments

If you are building a custom electric bike, you really need to know about Computer Aided Design (CAD), and Computer Aided Manufacturing (CAM). These things

High Current Batteries that are NOT LiPo

Feb 02, 201422 Comments

High performance requires high amps, but LiPo batteries can be dangerous for someone who is inexperienced with them. LiPo is capable of putting out VERY high current

DIY Mid drive builds, the why and the how, ...

Mar 15, 201321 Comments

The reasons why someone would want a non-hub build…in spite of the complexity, noisy drive components, and extra cost…was discussed in Part-1. Here, in Part-2…you

BionX Hub Motor Kit Review

Mar 10, 2013Comments off

The BionX is  the best selling hub motor kit in the United States, and probably  the world. The Bionx is not only sold as a kit,

DIY non-hub builds, the why and how (part 1...

Feb 19, 201319 Comments

Common hub motor kits have a simple construction which keeps the price low (especially with Chinese mass-production). The low price and easy installation makes them

How to Lace an E-Bike Hub Motor

Sep 17, 20128 Comments

This article is primarily aimed at guiding a less experienced bike mechanic through rim replacement on an electric bike hub motor.  It also can be

Recommended E-bike Vendors 2016

Aug 18, 20122 Comments

The electric bike builder marketplace is full of cottage industries.  This is a list of vendors for people who are considering building an electric bike