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#1
Rad Power Bikes Classifieds / Re: Stolen RR 6+
Last post by Tree - June 21, 2024, 02:22:44 PM
Quote from: JimInPT on June 21, 2024, 12:42:51 PMYou seem mighty touchy about California's failure to enforce laws; gee, wonder why that might be?  Exhibit A: San Francisco.  Exhibit B: Los Angeles.  Hard to deny the thousands of videos out there documenting the ruin - have you seen the ones with thieves scraping shelves clean into giant garbage bags (taking some care not to exceed the dollar value that makes it a possibly-prosecutable crime) and just pedaling their bike out of the Walgreens unobstructed

Just so you know, I was born there, grew up there, lived in both Exhibit places and fled almost 30 years ago, but still have a few relatives trapped there watching it all decompose.  It's just sad (and entertaining for those of us not trapped there), but it's not accidental nor unexpected, no matter the lame defenses mounted for it all.  Did you notice Oakland's mayor getting her house raided by the FBI/IRS yesterday, along with her garbage-collector paymasters at three other sites?  How fun!  Don't park your e-bike in Oakland, for sure, if you'd like to have it tomorrow.

no - i think it's annoying AF that some folks feel the need to throw out their politics and misinformation related to their politics in a place that oughta be politic free.

your post was ill-informed at best, maybe dishonest, and an outright lie at worst.

the statement "California, which has made crime legal" is a lie. period. California has not made crime legal, no matter how much some fear mongers want to paint it as such.
#2
Rad Power Bikes Classifieds / Re: Stolen RR 6+
Last post by JimInPT - June 21, 2024, 12:42:51 PM
You seem mighty touchy about California's failure to enforce laws; gee, wonder why that might be?  Exhibit A: San Francisco.  Exhibit B: Los Angeles.  Hard to deny the thousands of videos out there documenting the ruin - have you seen the ones with thieves scraping shelves clean into giant garbage bags (taking some care not to exceed the dollar value that makes it a possibly-prosecutable crime) and just pedaling their bike out of the Walgreens unobstructed

Just so you know, I was born there, grew up there, lived in both Exhibit places and fled almost 30 years ago, but still have a few relatives trapped there watching it all decompose.  It's just sad (and entertaining for those of us not trapped there), but it's not accidental nor unexpected, no matter the lame defenses mounted for it all.  Did you notice Oakland's mayor getting her house raided by the FBI/IRS yesterday, along with her garbage-collector paymasters at three other sites?  How fun!  Don't park your e-bike in Oakland, for sure, if you'd like to have it tomorrow.
#3
Service & Repair / Re: High battery drainage afte...
Last post by Tree - June 21, 2024, 06:32:34 AM
which bike are you on?

but yea, fat tires are going to definitely eat up some range and you've got to work harder to pedal. there's more rubber touching the pavement with fat tires.
#4
RadWagon / Re: North St Panniers
Last post by Radiation - June 21, 2024, 04:37:35 AM
old thread but for everyone searching for panniers, I went to their site and found that they customize their panniers to fit your ebike rack. you have to send measurements and such and can choose from various hooks

https://northstbags.com/en-ca/blogs/product-features/how-to-select-the-ideal-bike-pannier-hook-size
#5
Rad Modifications / Re: RadRover easilly over 50mp...
Last post by JTK77 - June 21, 2024, 04:02:44 AM
Frame, bottom bracket, front rim and stem are stock.
Mostly custom build and modded parts. Including liquid cooled motor, custom lockable downtube battery etc. Brakes are DH grade Magura MT5e f223/f203mm.
#6
RadRover / Re: RadRhino battery hack vs v...
Last post by RadR-EsT4 - June 20, 2024, 10:41:23 PM
Quote from: inoxa on June 20, 2024, 01:47:23 PMIf I understand you correctly, your 52v battery shouldn't work on your bike unless you have upgraded the controller. and mixing the two is the other tricky issue.  I think a balancer will help but for full benefit of the 52v battery is to upgrade your controller.


It functions because i keep upper charge voltage limit in 48v classification area, 54.6v means full for 48v classification, but for 52v classification battery it is somewhere 75% charge. I do not ever connect them once, i pull one out then connect another. Soldered special connector for Doohan battery.
#7
RadRover / Re: RadRhino battery hack vs v...
Last post by inoxa - June 20, 2024, 01:47:23 PM
If I understand you correctly, your 52v battery shouldn't work on your bike unless you have upgraded the controller. and mixing the two is the other tricky issue.  I think a balancer will help but for full benefit of the 52v battery is to upgrade your controller.
#8
Service & Repair / Re: RadRhino 6 - Battery won't...
Last post by inoxa - June 20, 2024, 01:43:46 PM
Quote from: John Rose on June 18, 2024, 01:04:22 AM
Quote from: inoxa on June 13, 2024, 10:51:31 AM... With an earlier version Rad 5 my battery wouldn't charge right after a ride so I would wait an hour or so to try and plug it in. ...
Was it waiting for the battery to cool down before charging?

In my case yes it wouldn't charge until it cooled.  So I got in a habit of letting it cool before I would attempt to charge.  Rad said it was a bad fuse but it was just needing a cool down.
#9
Rad Modifications / Re: RadRover easilly over 50mp...
Last post by mrgold35 - June 20, 2024, 04:41:18 AM
No details on mods for suspension, brakes, tires, bearing, etc... Not sure why this wouldn't be a (electric) motorcycle?  I wouldn't want to have a Radrover that can go +50 mph and having to do an emergency stop or have a mechanical failure at those speeds.  The fastest I've gone on my 16 Radrover was around 28 mph downhill and probably would have overheated the brakes if I had to do an emergency stop.
#10
Service & Repair / RadCity 5 Plus EU version bott...
Last post by Muromets - June 19, 2024, 01:28:08 PM
Hi everyone.

The shop that serviced my bike ripped the bottom bracket sensor cable completely with no hope of repairing.

I got no reply from the support so far and I am looking for possible alternatives. On Ali I found some models but none of them is 100% match.

The one that is in my bike is 165mm has a flat 6 pin cable

This one looks correct but have a 5 pin cable and the 83/160 dimensions: https://pt.aliexpress.com/item/1005006755079520.html

The other one has 6 pin and correct 83/165 dimensions but the cable is from the side and the claw is strange: https://pt.aliexpress.com/item/33030138390.html

Anyone knows what actual sensor is used in RadCity 5 Plus and if it can be ordered online?
 
Kind regards.