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Hi everyone, Apologies if this has been asked before but while searching on the forum I couldn't find that specific info for my setup. I'm about to order a new battery as I'll soon be working "far away" from where I live. I have a fat Sondors 2015 with the 250w stock motor and a Storm Hot Rod 25amp controller from Luna Cycle. I want essentially to increase my range, but I wouldn't mind a bit of extra power as long as that doesn't hurt the motor. So my question is, am I better off buying a 36v battery with 17 or 20am, or would it be fine to buy a 48v 20ah as per the link below ? I'm thinking, if I need to spend that much on a battery I might as well treat myself, but once again I don't want to end up replacing the motor in a month from now. I would be riding something like 16 miles per day (go and return), and I am not really willing to upgrade the motor as it's already barely legal where I live (I might not be tolerated as well if I'm riding even faster) . Thanks in advance for your suggestions ! Yann https://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B07QYQQK8K?pf_rd_p=330fbd82-d4fe-42e5-9c16-d4b886747c64&pf_rd_r=XW1F5VB70PMA5GQTYCNV
The 100%-Legality Project (for Germany) Alrighty, Ladies and Gentlemen... This is the (ongoing) story of my 100%-Legality Project (for Germany). Since my Sondors FAT would require to have an operating permit in order to get it insured and to be allowed to ride it legally, I decided to change the specs of my Sondors to turn it into a Pedelec. German regulations require a Pedelec to have a 250W motor and to have either no thumb throttle, or a thumb throttle which is limited to 6km/h (pushing aid). Further more, German regulations define a Pedelec as a bicycle, and bicycles do not require an operating limit or to be insured at all. Thanks to Wendy from Passion eBike, I now possess a 250W motor. I first thought about exchanging the original 350W motor and re-use the original rims and spokes, but after having seen so many cool mods here on the forum, it now urges me to get a set of new rims and tires. I've done some research and I am ready to start. I've also ordered a bunch of stuff: Bafang RMG060.250.DC geared hub motor, 36 holes, black (in stock) Origin8 QR135mm sealed front hub, 36 holes, 135mm disc, black (in stock) 2x Fat-Bike 26"x4" 100mm rims, 36 holes, 13 gauge, black (in stock) INBIKE Cruiser Bike Seat, Wide Suspension Comfortable Bike Saddle (in stock) 2x Kenda Juggernaut Sport DCT 26"x4,5" tires (in stock) 2x Fat-Bike rim tape for 100mm rims (in stock) 2x Fat-Bike tubes 26"x4,5" with Schrader valve (in stock) I might change my mind concerning the tires. The bike shop (whizz wheels) which will lace my new wheels has a pair of high quality tires to offer which might fit my preferred style. The guys from the above mentioned bike shop are experts for wheel building. Their prices aren't the most affordable, but since my motto is "quality first", it's ok. These spokes the're gonna use are: DTSwiss Comp 2,0/1,8/2,0mm spokes, black DTSwiss Prolock brass nipples, black DTSwiss Alpine special 2,34/2,0mm spokes, custom length, black DTSwiss ProHead + Prolock brass nipples, black I am looking forward to work on my Sondors. I'll keep you guys updated as soon as there's something new to tell.
Hello! I have ordered a Sondors Fold the European edition (I live in Greece)..... (still waiting ) After reading many posts on the forum I got somehow confused. I know that because the new EU law all the ebikes operated in europe must have max a 250w motor and 25km/h max speed. In many posts I read that all Sondors with 250w motors, in fact are equiped with 350w motors and only the casing number changes and if you do also some changes from the lcd screen you can get even beter speed or power. Can we have a clear answer if the European edition Sondors have a trully 250w motor? Thanks in advance guys! Elias