1. H

    shengyi mid-drive chainring : ISO 48t-6hole

    Im trying to replace the chain ring on by E-bike with a bigger one (perhaps 48T). the mid drive motor is from Shengyi and model (I believe) is CMT03 Ebike Mid Motor. The existing chain ring is 36T 6 hole, which is ideal for mountain biking but not so much well suited for city biking (and I...
  2. Kriti Yad

    Zen Photon Pro- Preorder | 1040Wh UL Certified battery | 500W nominal/900W peak power Torque-sensing motor w/ Throttle | USD 2999 | CAD 3999

    Hi EBR Community, We are thrilled about the Second Production Run of our pioneering Zen Photon E-bike as we re-debut this super reliable and low maintenance E-bike at an unmatched Pre-order deal: For USA based customers, Photon is now available for pre-order for just US$2999! Secure your e-bike...
  3. B

    Are all Bosch mid-drive systems Class 1 only and... is that good or bad?

    Hi, I've previously posted about our Cube Town Sport on the Cube board, but I think I should post something here that is actually more about Bosch? It's a point of interest, I think, for EVERYONE considering a Bosch mid-drive system, which is, even if you change out to the very latest head unit...
  4. jciemny

    Bring an adult passenger?

    Hi. My spouse has multiple sclerosis, and we're looking for an (affordable) mid-drive ebike with room for a passenger. Any suggestions? Thanks!
  5. J

    Best Mid-Drive Torque Sensing Commuter under 3k

    I am selling my car and my household is moving to a single vehicle. I would like a bike that can help get me around town and carry reasonable amounts of groceries or other items. Ideally the bike could be ridden by my 5’ 6” wife as well as 5’8” me. I am an avid cyclist and mountain biker and...
  6. nate_lynch

    New York-area E-Bike Auction

    Hi all, My nonprofit is auctioning off a Polygon Path-E electric bike that is finishing up Monday! Local pickup in NYC only but it's shaping up to be a pretty good deal. Auction is here (bike is at the bottom, we're also auctioning off some great commuter bags). Proceeds benefit Transportation...
  7. M

    Help choosing mid-drive: hauling up rural gravel hills

    Hello, I live in Chimacum, WA, which is south of Port Townsend, across the water from Seattle. It's wet, hilly, and I live in a rural area of farms and forest land where things are far apart, and there are many logging roads, gravel roads, and steep hills. I am currently borrowing a real...
  8. K

    Looking for a mid-drive commuter ebike under $2500

    I am looking for a commuter e-bike that I can use for groceries and simple cargo carrying. I need to climb hills in my area so only looking for a mid-drive electric bike. Any Advice ?
  9. M

    upgrade bafang mid-drive possible?

    I'm looking at getting my first ebike, and leaning toward an M2S or VoltBike model, both designed around a bafang 350w mid-drive. I want torque sensing, but ideally would like a throttle as well, which these don't come with. (I also looked at Juiced torque-sensing hub drives, but have read on...
  10. Emma H

    Mid-drives with throttle/trigger?

    I have a Haibike speed pedelec, which I love. Unfortunately, the knee injury that first prompted me to get an ebike has been acting up with increased frequency and duration. After a month of forgoing my bike for a bus, I can make it 80% of the way to work without pain, but the 20% seems to set...
  11. ebikecali

    Drop Handlebars on E-bikes

    Hi everyone, Was just wondering if anyone tried to replace the handlebars on their e-bike (pedelec/mid-drive) with a drop handlebars? If yes, could you please share with us how you did. Do you guys think it is possible and is it recommended? Thank you
  12. TML

    BBS02 Build

    After spending a few months with a 2014 Prodecotech Phantom X2 in a very hilly area; I decided its time to get a bike with a rear rack and a mid drive. All of the options with the range and speed I wanted were way out of my price range. I spent a good bit of time comparing battery builders and...
  13. Barry S

    Need help understanding motor wattage

    In regards to the Bafang G06 geared hub motor for instance, what's the internal difference between the 500W and 750W? Is there a noticeable difference in performance? What about between the BBS02 and BBSHD mid drives? I understand that peak output is determined by the controller/battery...
  14. Mike AbiEzzi

    Fat bike - climb 2k ft elevation over 6 miles at high speed

    Hi, I'm looking for a fat bike that can maintain a high speed on a steep climb. Ideally I would like a 28mph bike or be able to unlock a motor so that I can reach that speed. I've never ridden an electric bike up hill, so I'm not sure how possible this is. Can a motor and battery power a bike...
  15. fredi

    EVELO Galaxy TT with NuVinci Harmony Review

    This is my first ebike and my decision to buy her was based on getting the best ebike for me at the best price. First a little about me, I’m 60 years old, 6’1” and 230 lbs. A have a 34” Class-A RV and travel the east coast. On long trips I normally tow a Jeep Wrangler with a tray-style bike rack...
  16. S

    What's the best E-MTB motor? Article...

    Informational article discusses the top 5 mid-drives and their differences. http://ebike-mtb.com/en/the-best-emtb-motor/ Edit: Well, 5 manufacturers, 6 drives.
  17. C

    First ebike for DIYer, advice on hill climbing, mid-drive or hub??

    Hi all, Thanks in advance for any guidance the folks here can provide. I am looking to *build* an ebike specific to my needs for my work commute. The place I live in is almost completely flat (Sacramento area), around my home, around there I don't have much of a need for an ebike at all...