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    How to make an eBike (DIY)
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    Published on May 19, 2015
    If you are looking for the parts and tools list, please visit:
    http://EpowerMyBike.com

    This video is a detailed overview of how to convert a bicycle to an electric bike (eBike). The motor in this demonstration is a 750W Bafang 8Fun BBS02 Mid drive system with a 48v 9AH Samsung lithium Ion battery pack. The process is the same for any Bafang mid drive, including the BBS01, or BBSHD. Happy riding.

    Purpose built eBikes are great, but expensive, and the mid drives are also generally 36v 350w systems. This motor and battery can be had for about a thousand dollars and installed on almost any existing bike. Plus you can max out the legal limit and get a 48v 750w more powerful system. Making your rides as easy or tough as you want, this is great for commuting or just exercising. When you let it assist you, it makes you feel incredibly strong, and it will get you out and enjoying riding.
     
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    I have a Luna ebike that I bought last year. It is quite pricey but very dependable.
     
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    Specialized Turbo Vado Review
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    Published on May 19, 2017
    https://electricbikereview.com/specia... The Specialized Turbo Vado is a high-speed, feature-complete, urban electric bike with unique tubular fenders that have flexible extensions and water routing system to keep your legs, back and face dry, integrated lights and a tight modern rack. Available in four sizes including high-step and mid-step frame styles with gender-specific saddle and grips, custom tuned 50 mm suspension fork with lockout, sturdy thru-axles for improved power transfer and handling at high speed. Removable TFT touch-screen with integrated Micro-USB for accessory charging, Mission Control smartphone app syncs with display for GPS readouts and battery optimization, powerful 180 mm hydraulic disc brakes. High-end Shimano Deore XT Shadow Plus derailleur with one-way clutch to reduce chain bounce, narrow wide chainring delivers extra hold, rear light goes bright when either brake lever is pulled, bottle cage bosses on both frame types.
     
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    IZIP E3 Dash Video Review - High-Speed Urban Commuter Electric Bike
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    Published on May 25, 2017
    https://electricbikereview.com/izip/e... The 2017 IZIP E3 Dash is a value-priced urban electric bike that includes fenders, integrated LED lights, a rear rack, and hydraulic disc brakes, it's available in three frame sizes but only high-step. This is a high-speed Class 3 ebike that can reach ~28 mph assisted and because it relies on a cadence sensor, you don't have to push as hard to get there, excellent weight distribution. Custom frame with internally routed cables and a bottle cage mounting point, turning the bike on and off requires extra steps, the display panel is not removable. Only one color choice but the silver looks cool and keeps you visible at night, the cadence sensing motor does not have shift sensing and the brake levers don't have motor inhibitors.
     
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    Haibike XDURO FullSeven Carbon Ultimate Video Review - Light Carbon Fiber Electric Bike
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    Published on May 27, 2017
    https://electricbikereview.com/haibik... The Haibike XDURO FullSeven Carbon Ultimate is a 2016 version of what is now called the FullSeven Carbon 10.0. This is a high-performance electric mountain bike available in four frame sizes, stiff carbon frame for improved power transfer and handling, carbon accents include seat post, saddle, handlebar, wheelset and more. Eleven speed Shimano Deore XTR drivetrain with Di2 electronic shifting for faster, more precise gear changes and reduced chain wear, the Bosch motor controller is also designed to reduce mashing. Beautifully integrated motor and battery pack, the weight is kept low and center, shielding is minimalist but effective, unique Sprocket Equalizing System raises the chain and reduces kickback. Prohibitively expensive at ~$16k, the weight is low compared to most other ebikes I have reviewed but it wasn't as light as I expected at ~42.5 lbs, the wheelset may only accommodate up to ~209 lbs riders.
     
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    Easy Motion EVO 27.5 Pro - Electric Hardtail Review
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    Published on May 25, 2017
    High performance, high power, and high quality! The Easy Motion 27.5 Pro is a high end hard tail with a powerful 500w hub motor and a lot of range! This electric bike certainly doesn't look like one, and you'll be blasting up the trails to have more fun on those decents. This bike also makes for a great comfortable commuter bike to ride off the beaten path! Check out more info on the website!

    https://www.nycewheels.com/easymotion...
     
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    Raleigh Detour iE Video Review - Comfortable Commuter E-Bike
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    Published on Jun 3, 2017
    https://electricbikereview.com/ The Raleigh Detour iE is a classy, comfortable, lightweight city ebike available in high-step and step-thru frame styles, choose from light blue or black, and three sizes. Swept-back handlebar, ergonomic grips, comfort saddle, fenders, and a combination chain guide plus cover offer a lot of utility for commuters. The Shimano STePs mid-drive is efficient, compact, and well balanced, it uses an advanced sensor for smooth starts and stops and is easier on the drivetrain. You get nine speeds for comfortable pedaling (climbing or cruising up to 20 mph), removable battery, and a removable display panel, the charger is relatively fast but uses an adapter which can be misplaced and lost more easily.
     
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    Building a Tesla Electric Bike for my WIFE
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    Published on Jun 3, 2017
    Tom's 3D-Printed BIKE~ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9rIIJ...
    Follow-up Q&A video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IzK12...
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    DIY Electric Bike - Parts list
    3D print designs: http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:2191603
    WREN'S 3D PRINTER~ http://bit.ly/Wrens_3D_PRINTER

    The VESC (Speed controller) - http://diyelectricskateboard.com/diy-...
    VESC setup links: http://www.electric-skateboard.builde...
    http://www.electric-skateboard.builde...
    http://www.electric-skateboard.builde...
    http://www.electric-skateboard.builde...

    Bike: http://bit.ly/Wrens_BIKE
    Motor: https://hobbyking.com/en_us/turnigy-a...
    Saddle Bag (for battery): http://bit.ly/Battery_Pouch
    Throttle Handlebar: http://bit.ly/Bike_Throttle
    Batteries: 6 cell (6s=22.2V) 10,000mAh: this will deliver ABOUT 10 miles of range or less. http://bit.ly/Bike_Battery
    Freewheel Cog: http://amzn.to/2qQR0ys
    Seatpost Suspension: http://bit.ly/Seatpost

    Nuts/screws/belts/pulley needed:
    HTD5 12T pulley (with 8mm bore for motor shaft): http://www.ebay.com/itm/12-Teeth-6mm-...
    (Will need to bore out hole from 6mm to 8mm)
    HTD5 800x15mm belt: http://bit.ly/bike_BELT
    Bearings: http://bit.ly/bearings_bike

    We can get these from a hardware store, otherwise you’re getting sets of 30pcs off Amazon
    5pcs m4x30mm bolts (clamp motor mount to frame)
    4pcs m4x10mm bolts (attach motor to mount)
    1pcs m4x50mm bolt (roller bearings seat on this bolt)
    5pcs m4 nyloc nuts
    3pcs m3x10mm bolts (assembly of electronics case)
    5mm wide cable ties (attach pulley to spokes)
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    The following should be purchased after looking at the electronics in person
    EC5 battery connectors
    4mm bullet connectors (for ESC)
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    BULLS SIX50 E 1.5 Video Review - Bosch Hardtail Trail Bike, Rack & Bottle Cage Bosses
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    Published on Jun 11, 2017
    https://electricbikereview.com/bulls/... The BULLS SIX50 E 1.5 is a hardtail trail ready e-bike with comfortable plus sized tires and a spring suspension fork (with lockout), sturdy tapered head tube, rigid thru-axles, and Boost. Capable as a commuting platform if you prefer a mountain bike vs. hybrid or city because it features threaded eyelets for fenders, a rear rack, and a bottle cage! Available in four frame sizes from a wide network of dealers and solid warranty support, well priced at just over $3k, relatively lightweight at just over 50 lbs. Mid-level Shimano Deore drivetrain with ten gears, capable Tektro hydraulic disc brakes with 180 mm rotors, upgraded Bosch Powerpack 500 battery.
     
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    Pedego 24" Trail Tracker Video Review - A Slightly Smaller Fat Tire Ebike
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    Published on Jun 14, 2017
    https://electricbikereview.com/pedego... The Pedego 24" Trail Tracker is one of the only 24" sized fat e-bikes I have ever seen, it's easier to approach, stand over, and handle for short to mid-sized riders, Pedego also offers a 20" fat model for kids. Large comfortable tires that work well on sand or snow when deflated to 5-8 PSI, an integrated aimable headlight keeps you visible and lights the way, pedal assist and throttle operation. Large 180 mm mechanical disc brakes with tool-free adjustable calipers, motor inhibitors, and an integrated bell, updated frame design with shorter wheelbase improves handling. Fairly expensive but you get a large network of dealers for in-person support, heavy but powerful and well balanced, the bike comes with an extra fuse, touch up paint, and a quick 3 Amp charger.
     
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    Easy Motion Evo 27.5 Pro Video Review - Hub Motor Hardtail E-Mountain Bike
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    Published on Jun 19, 2017
    https://electricbikereview.com/easy-m... The Easy Motion Evo 27.5 Pro is a zippy hub motor driven, hardtail electric mountain bike with 20 gears, upgraded air fork from Fox, large 203/180 mm hydraulic disc brakes. Seamless battery integration creates a stealthy look and low-center weight distribution, high-capacity battery powers an upgraded 500-watt motor. Performance display panel switches on quickly and is easy to read, provisions for a kickstand and rear rack can transform the bike into a fun commuter platform. Only available in one frame size, separate charging plug adapter for off bike vs. on, TMM4 sensor can be sensitive and activate unintentionally on bumpy terrain.
     
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    17Ah 36V Ebike Battery Range Test
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    Published on Jun 20, 2017
    Follow us on our mini bike tour to a children´s summer camp. We ride a Larry vs Harry Bullitt cargo bike and also have a BOB Yak trailer fully loaded. I estimate total weight of our bike, passengers and cargo was a total of 180kg.

    I am running my 250W front hub motor and a 17Ah 36V battery on this trip. The total distance to our destination turned out to be 44km. A 17Ah battery will in many cases be marketed as a +100km battery. In this video we will show you how far this battery took us in a real life situation.
     
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    Bulls Lacuba EVO E8, Belt Drive Commuter - Electric Bike Review
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    Published on Jun 24, 2017
    The most quiet and clean electric bike on the market! The Lacuba EVO E8 features the 250w Brose motor with a Gates Carbon belt drive to have a very low maintenance and efficient drive train. The Shimano Nexus 8 Speed hub give you plenty of gear range, and of course rack fenders and lights are all included! Check out more info about the EVO E8 here: https://www.nycewheels.com/bulls-lacu...
     
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    Moustache Samedi 27 Trail 6 Video Review - Electric Trail Bike, Hidden Bosch Battery
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    Published on Jun 27, 2017
    https://electricbikereview.com/mousta... The Moustache Samedi 27 Trail 6 is one of the cleanest looking full suspension electric mountain bikes with Bosch Powerpack integration I have seen to date, the battery seats neatly into the downtube. Available in three frame sizes for optimal fit, 140 mm air suspension offers a blend of Trail and All Mountain riding, Split Pivot rear suspension handles bumps and braking well. Bosch Performance Line CX motor is responsive, powerful, and efficient, the new eMTB mode offers a full range of dynamic assistance so you can focus on riding. They squeezed in bottle cage bosses! stock dropper post, plus sized tires with Boost hubs, Limited availability through dealers in the US, premium price point.
     
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    Orbea Katu-E 10 Video Review - Compact Electric Cargo Bike
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    Published on Jul 2, 2017
    https://electricbikereview.com/orbea/... The Orbea Katu-E 10 is a compact electric bike with great cargo-hauling options, the included metal basket is easy to load thanks to a double-leg kickstand and doesn't tip when you steer because it's frame mounted. Low stand-over height and balanced drive system components make the bike feel stable and under control, smaller wheels bring the frame down and provide more strength than large ones. Built to handle wet and dry, bright and dark riding conditions with plastic fenders, a minimalist chainring cover, and high-quality integrated LED lights, the headlight won't get blocked by the basket. There are provisions for adding a rear rack if you need even more storage, the rigid frame and steel fork can feel uncomfortable on bumpy streets but the included 2.25" tires and gel saddle help.
     
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    Trek Neko+ Video Review - Sporty Mid-Step Electric Bike
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    Published on Jul 12, 2017
    https://electricbikereview.com/trek/n... The Trek Dual Neko+ is a sporty hybrid electric bike offering a blend of efficiency and trail capability, suspension fork with lockout, hydraulic disc brakes. Removable battery and display panel reduce weight when lifting and transporting the bike, quick release wheels, locking ergonomic grips. The Shimano STePs mid-drive motor is quiet, smooth, and efficient compared to others in the space, it’s also compact and relatively lightweight. The motor does not offer shift sensing which means the chain, sprockets, and derailleur can take a bit more wear, but the chainring has a guide to reduce drops.
     
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    Super 73 ebike review: the best electric bike!
    Sam Sheffer



    Published on Jul 14, 2017
    The Super 73 by Lithium Cycles (Kickstarter project) is my favorite electric bike. It has a top speed of 26 MPH and the battery lasts 20 miles. Find out more here: http://www.bit.ly/super73
     
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    OHM Urban Video Review - Silent, Fast, Commuter Ebike
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    Published on Jul 25, 2017
    https://electricbikereview.com/ohm/ur... The OHM Urban is a near-silent, feature rich, urban hardtail electric bike that's available in four frame sizes and can be switched from Class 2 with throttle to high-speed Class 3. Proprietary torque sensor is integrated into the 12 mm rear-axle, it feels fluid and sporty to pedal with and less finicky than older TMM4 or bottom bracket sensors. OHM overbuilds their bikes so even though this is an urban model, it still has a tapered head tube, 15 mm thru-axle, adjustable air fork, and hollow spindle bottom bracket. The BionX D-Series hub motor is powerful and quick but visually it does stand out more than a compact gearless design, the trigger throttle only activates if the bike is moving.
     
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    6 Electric Bikes (E -Bikes) & Scooters You Need To See 2017
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    An electric bicycle, also known as an e-bike or booster bike, is a bicycle with an integrated electric motor which can be used for propulsion.There are many type E bike or electric bikes such as Road ebikes, full suspension trail ebike and pedal assist city bikes .Whether City eBikes, touring pedelecs or eMountain Bikes: Innovative technology makes electric bicycles even safer and more comfortable to ride.In this video you will discover 6 awesome E-bikes and scooters with very unique design .
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    6:Daymak SE http://gestyy.com/qCVuuP

    5:Greyp G12s http://gestyy.com/qCVuJf

    4:Smacircle S1 http://gestyy.com/qCVu6l

    3:Mogobike http://amzn.to/2viGDGA

    2:Scrambler Vintage E-Bike http://gestyy.com/qCVoRu

    1:Mando Footloose http://www.mandofootloose.com/
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    6:Daymak SE- The 2017 Daymak EM1 SE is here and this electric assisted bike that is sure to turn heads as you go by. The EM1 SE is the first of its kind in the Daymak line with features reminiscent of a sports motorcycle while still having the features that makes it completely street legal with no license or insurance.

    5:Greyp G12s- The Greyp G12S is a 2nd generation of our first electric bicycle - the Greyp G12. The G12 was designed from the ground up to combine the best of both worlds – motorcycles and bicycles.

    4:Smacircle S1- Smacircle S1 is the world’s most compact and lightweight ebike. Weighing only 15.4 lbs, carbon fiber S1 can be folded in five simple steps into a small backpack and carried wherever and whenever.

    3:Mogobike- The Mogobike offers a last mile solution for the every-day commuter. Imagine taking the bus or rail into the city for work and finishing the commute to the office on a comfortable and powerful electric scooter.

    2:Scrambler Vintage E Bike- This is your have-your-cake-and-eat-it-too electric bike – one that works just as well pulling up for a cold brew at your local coffee shop as it does climbing to a breath-taking view on a twisting fire road.

    1:Mando Footloose - Mando used its know-how from the automotive industry to develop the Series Hybrid System. The chainless drive system makes possible Mando Footloose's clean design that hides all major parts inside the frame
     
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    Vintage Electric Cafe Video Review - $4k Powerful, Quiet, Stylish Electric Bike
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    Published on Aug 14, 2017
    https://electricbikereview.com/vintag... The Vintage Electric Cafe is one of the most powerful, fastest accelerating, quietest, and beautifully designed electric bikes I have ever tested, premium drivetrain and custom battery. Surprisingly lightweight and well balanced front to rear considering the large 750 watt hub motor, alloy fenders, chain cover, oversized head tube, and thick axles. So much attention to detail here, the upgraded bell, matched saddle and grips, stylized chain ring and pedals, and premium integrated lights by Supernova. The display is not removable and the kickstand can get in the way of the left crank arm when walking the bike around, the motor produces some cogging drag.
     

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