Components

Votol controllers for hot rod builds

Jul 02, 2023No Comments

I have to confess that I am no expert when it comes to controllers, and when I find someone who has a lot of experience

Two Builds using a 3SHUL VESC Controller

Jun 23, 2023No Comments

One of the most often asked questions about any electric conversion is “what controller should I use?”. Controllers are the last remaining voodoo in electric

Replacing the rear hub and swapping the 12 ...

Jan 21, 20233 Comments

For the last 3 years I have really enjoyed riding my Ludicrous enabled Luna X-1 Full suspension ebike. After much use and abuse the rear

Leafbike 1500W hubmotor, the mid-sized hot ...

Mar 07, 20221 Comment

Leafbike has been producing a direct drive hubmotor that has earned a place of respect with electric bike enthusiasts, and I decided it’s time to

Denzel making an integrated motor with 4-sp...

May 31, 20211 Comment

Back in March of 2017, we wrote about Denzel, and they were retailing electric bikes that are made by the Eastgem company in China. You

Converting Off-Road Motorcycles to Electric...

Apr 13, 20212 Comments

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

Valeo Mid drive with integrated Effigear 7-...

Dec 19, 20201 Comment

There’s not a lot of information yet on this system, but it’s pretty interesting, so I’d still like to show what I found. ___________________________________________________ So

I just can’t stop: Best brakes for e...

Dec 10, 201912 Comments

Nothing sucks worse than wanting to stop quickly on your ebike and not being able to. In the last 5 years, I’ve tested dozens of

Care and feeding for your high power mid-dr...

Dec 05, 20191 Comment

I love mid-drives, just read any article I’ve ever written and if you don’t come away with anything else, you’ll feel my love for high

Best Black Friday Ever: You can finally buy...

Nov 29, 20199 Comments

For the last 3 years, my primary ebikes have all been powered by the Ludicrous 2500W BBSHD mid-drive unit. A good friend of mine found