Technical

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

Use a Junked Chevy Volt Pack to Power Ebike...

Nov 27, 20203 Comments

A good friend of mine, Laurence who is also ebike obsessed rode his ebike from Ithaca, NY to Washington DC last year. This trip without

“Dr Chopper”, building Hot Rod ...

Sep 27, 20201 Comment

Hot Rod cruisers are a style where most people have a clear divide over whether they love them of hate them. That being said, Doctor

Five hubmotors with the controller built in...

Mar 21, 20203 Comments

If you have ever seen the inside of a direct drive (DD) hubmotor, the thought might have occurred to you that there is a surprising

Using ebike batteries to power your RV or t...

Dec 16, 20192 Comments

Many years of my life I have spent living in vans. My first travel van was an old 2001 Honda Odessey that I outfitted with

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

Dec 10, 201910 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

I’ve got the power: Using the Cybertr...

Dec 03, 20196 Comments

I watched the Cybertruck reveal and knew I had to have one because it was everything I had always wanted in a car but never

Electric vs Gas vs Diesel: When is a horsep...

Nov 16, 201912 Comments

I’ve driven every single fast car, fast motorcycle, big truck, and electric anything I can get my hands on in the past 30 years. I’ve

Switched Reluctance motors, an old design i...

Oct 12, 20195 Comments

Reluctance is an engineering term that (as far as I can tell) means that when you create an electromagnetic field (in the shape of a

Bafang Ultra Max, the new big dog on the po...

Jan 14, 201919 Comments

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