Components

Five Large Hot Rod Hubmotors for Street E-b...

Aug 10, 201510 Comments

Direct drive hubmotors have remained popular for street E-bikes that are running hot rod amounts of power. Here is a list of some of the

Mounting Options for E-bike Batteries

Jun 28, 201525 Comments

One of the first problems a new E-biker who wants to add a kit to their bicycle has to figure out is…Where do I mount

Lightning Rods Big-Block mid drive kit

Jun 04, 20156 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, 201515 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

MXUS 3000W V2, a Hot Rod Hubmotor

May 11, 201517 Comments

In early 2014, a few E-bike hot-rodders took a risk and bought a very large hubmotor direct from a Chinese company called MXUS, and the

Ebike Wiring…Defining the Rats-Nest

Apr 19, 201519 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

Definitive Guide to Ebike Connectors

Apr 17, 201524 Comments

Editor note: Part 1 of a 5 part series on the wiring of DIY ebikes Choosing the right connectors for your electric bike battery can be a

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

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

26 Mid Drive Kits for DIY Electric Bikes

Jan 20, 201446 Comments

Some of the most refined electric bikes on the market are mid drives. And until recently, if you wanted a mid drive electric bike you