"other" brand mid drives

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"other" brand mid drives

Post by Dumsterdave » Jul 01 2017 7:37am

Besides BBS (bafang), cyclone and tangent, are there any othe DIY low/mid power - mid drives that you all would recommend?

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Re: "other" brand mid drives

Post by amberwolf » Jul 01 2017 1:58pm

Depends on the space you have, weight restrictions, torque/power you need, etc.

If you look at my original CrazyBike2 drive, it's just using a simple brushed powerchair motor to drive the pedal chain. You could adapt the same thing to any regular bike, depending on your level of DIY skills. :)

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Re: "other" brand mid drives

Post by Speady » Jul 01 2017 5:07pm

This Tongsheng TSDZ2 is another retrofit kit. As you are from Denmark, maybe you're looking for an EU- legal drive. This one has 250W or 350W and torque sensing, similar to the Bosch Drive Unit. It's quite cheap and spare parts are widely available at pswpower.com
I've got 3400Km on mine already with no problems at all.

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Re: "other" brand mid drives

Post by tomjasz » Jul 01 2017 9:52pm

BEWO.
Thanks Justin_le we're here thanks to you. All the best to the mods for their tireless work keeping it on an even keel.

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Re: "other" brand mid drives

Post by Dumsterdave » Jul 08 2017 9:17am

any other recommendations?

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Re: "other" brand mid drives

Post by Hillhater » Jul 10 2017 5:39pm

Dumsterdave wrote:Besides BBS (bafang), cyclone and tangent, are there any othe DIY low/mid power - mid drives that you all would recommend?
You do know the meaning of DIY ?....there are endless motors you could use !
...But i guess what you really meant was a aftermarket mid drive conversion kit, like Stokemonkey, Tonaro, GNG, MXUS, Recumbence, etc etc..
Read down a few of the threads on this forum,...
This forum owes its existence to Justin of ebikes.ca

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Re: "other" brand mid drives

Post by tomjasz » Jul 10 2017 11:13pm

Dumsterdave wrote:any other recommendations?
I have 48v TSDZ2 units arriving for testing this week. From what ive seen and other reports they are very well built. What is your goal? A list or a spec?
Thanks Justin_le we're here thanks to you. All the best to the mods for their tireless work keeping it on an even keel.

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