Technical

Dogman; How To Crimp an Anderson Powerpole ...

Sep 06, 20128 Comments

So you need to crimp a just a few connectors on your e-bike but you don’t want to spend $45 on a specialty crimping tool

Watt Hours; Calculating E-bike Range

Aug 01, 2012125 Comments

Watt hours is a way to measure the energy capacity of a battery pack, so you know what to expect from your new E-bike in

E-Bike Hub Motor Factory in China

Jul 27, 20126 Comments

Visiting a Chinese factory these days is a rare and enlightening experience. For an E-bike fanatic like me, visiting a hub motor factory is like

Basic Care and Trouble Shooting of a LiFePO...

Jul 19, 201230 Comments

A common choice for powering a hub motor kit is a LiFePO4 battery pack (Lithium-Iron-Phosphate).  Brand names include Pingbattery, and V Power HK, and there

Optibike Battery Pack Dissected

Jul 14, 201216 Comments

Here are pictures of an Optibike battery pack that was opened up by an Optibike owner in Thailand. The Optibike owner was getting half the

5 Easy Ways to Increase Your Ebike Range Up...

Apr 26, 20128 Comments

1) Learn throttle-feathering. This is a simple, easy-to-learn technique that  requires an  e-bike twist throttle, so the first step is to swap your thumb throttle for a

A Rohloff on an Electric Bike

Apr 11, 201214 Comments

A Rohloff Speed Hub is one of the sweetest pieces of bicycle technology ever invented….right up there with the electric bike and the hub motor.

E-bike Legends Converge in Bay Area

Feb 24, 2012No Comments

Electric bike demigod Cedric Lynch appeared in a picture on  Endless Sphere forum bike build thread, providing his expertise on setting up a controller to

Geared Hub Motors vs Direct Drive; BMC vs C...

Jan 24, 201211 Comments

Geared Hub Motors and Direct Drive Hub Motors offer unique benefits and drawbacks. Comparing engineering specifications is helpful, but road testing finished E-bikes really shows