E-S Stealth Electric Bike Owners

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Re: E-S Stealth Electric Bike Owners

Post by Cowardlyduck » Apr 06 2020 10:02pm

john61ct wrote:
Apr 06 2020 8:42pm
any downsides compared to other choices?
:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Re: E-S Stealth Electric Bike Owners

Post by RhombusB52 » Apr 07 2020 12:33am

Anyone know of a place in Oz to get an alternative charger for a bomber. Mine shit itself.


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Re: E-S Stealth Electric Bike Owners

Post by john61ct » Apr 07 2020 3:59am

Cowardlyduck wrote:
john61ct wrote:
Apr 06 2020 8:42pm
any downsides compared to other choices?
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If that is a Yes, some details would be appreciated.

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Post by Cowardlyduck » Apr 07 2020 5:01am

john61ct wrote:
Apr 07 2020 3:59am
If that is a Yes, some details would be appreciated.
I'll let you do your own research, but you get what you pay for.
Even Stealths have had their fair share of failures (myself included), but I would still trust them over some cheap frame of AliExpress any day.
At least with Stealth you get warranty and they are constantly improving the design as a result of each failure.

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Re: E-S Stealth Electric Bike Owners

Post by john61ct » Apr 07 2020 5:28am

yes not looking for a finished bike, can you just buy their frame?

What sort of source for research other than this thread, and general googling?

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Post by Cowardlyduck » Apr 07 2020 6:10am

john61ct wrote:
Apr 07 2020 5:28am
yes not looking for a finished bike, can you just buy their frame?

What sort of source for research other than this thread, and general googling?
http://www.futrelectricbike.com/
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Post by Theodore Voltaire » Apr 07 2020 11:37am

john61ct wrote:
Apr 07 2020 5:28am
yes not looking for a finished bike, can you just buy their frame?

What sort of source for research other than this thread, and general googling?
https://www.aliexpress.com/item/4000312 ... hweb201603_

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Post by Rix » Apr 07 2020 11:49am

Cowardlyduck wrote:
Apr 06 2020 10:02pm
john61ct wrote:
Apr 06 2020 8:42pm
any downsides compared to other choices?
:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
The perfect answer.

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Post by john61ct » Apr 07 2020 4:47pm


Ooh made in Australia, must be strong!

Do you actually get what you pay for?


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Post by efMX Trials Electric Freeride » Apr 07 2020 5:44pm

comparing china junk to aussie craftsmanship.. there is no comparison;).. :P
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Post by john61ct » Apr 07 2020 5:54pm

They have to deal with the built-in consumer protection regs, implied warranty etc.

Plus very high expectations.

Exchange rate and shipping cost to the U.S. very much not in favor though

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Post by Theodore Voltaire » Apr 08 2020 12:11am

Lovin this big battery. 35ah is nothing like 24. Basically I'll never have to consider my speed when I go on long rides, and even if I do 35 mph is about the least I'd need to go. If I rode 25 to 30 it'd go a million miles.

I got up to 53 mph earlier, and averaged 25 mph on 14.7ah and went 19 miles. That works out to almost 45 miles range, but that was just wasting amp hours like a drunken fool . If I really had a plan I wouldn't go that fast. I figure at 35 mph I could go way over 50 miles. To suck it dry at 50 miles I could probably do 45 mph.

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Post by RhombusB52 » Apr 08 2020 7:41am

Theodore Voltaire wrote:Lovin this big battery. 35ah is nothing like 24. Basically I'll never have to consider my speed when I go on long rides, and even if I do 35 mph is about the least I'd need to go. If I rode 25 to 30 it'd go a million miles.

I got up to 53 mph earlier, and averaged 25 mph on 14.7ah and went 19 miles. That works out to almost 45 miles range, but that was just wasting amp hours like a drunken fool . If I really had a plan I wouldn't go that fast. I figure at 35 mph I could go way over 50 miles. To suck it dry at 50 miles I could probably do 45 mph.
Hey Theodore,

That sounds great.
Where did you get your battery from?


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Post by Rix » Apr 08 2020 10:55am

Theodore Voltaire wrote:
Apr 08 2020 12:11am
Lovin this big battery. 35ah is nothing like 24. Basically I'll never have to consider my speed when I go on long rides, and even if I do 35 mph is about the least I'd need to go. If I rode 25 to 30 it'd go a million miles.

I got up to 53 mph earlier, and averaged 25 mph on 14.7ah and went 19 miles. That works out to almost 45 miles range, but that was just wasting amp hours like a drunken fool . If I really had a plan I wouldn't go that fast. I figure at 35 mph I could go way over 50 miles. To suck it dry at 50 miles I could probably do 45 mph.
Awesome TV. That is some serious range. should get you to and from Strokers when the quarantine lifts at least 3 times. Better post some pics for 2020.

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Post by 1abv » Apr 08 2020 5:36pm

Looks like 35 is the new 18!! Heh.....

Here’s a few pics from a quick juant with my new 35ah pack..
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Btw what chargers are all of you using that allow for adjusting percent of charge?? Luna? Satiator?


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Post by Theodore Voltaire » Apr 08 2020 10:02pm

I like that green color 1abv

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Post by Theodore Voltaire » Apr 08 2020 10:18pm

My bike has 13.000 miles on it now, and my MT2s are worn out. They served me well over the years, and I never felt like I needed more stopping power, but it's time to upgrade. I don't have a ton of money to spend, so I decided on some mid level brakes that I think are probably a lot better than the MT2s, but are reasonably priced.

https://www.ebay.com/itm/SHIMANO-Deore- ... 1438.l2649

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Post by Cowardlyduck » Apr 08 2020 10:27pm

Pffft 35Ah :lol: - 49AH is where it's at 8)

My MT2 was fine for the rear, but I had an MT4 on the front. Never had any issues riding it very hard.

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Post by john61ct » Apr 08 2020 10:50pm

So do the standard frames boxes accept that sort of capcity?

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Post by litespeed » Apr 08 2020 11:09pm

I have a home built 20s15p 30Q pack which is 45 amps.......of which I’ve never used more than 25amps. Makes me feel good to use less than 50% capacity......should last a long, long time! I made it big so I can pull 200 + amps at any time. MaxE/QS205 gets hungry at times. 35 is a good sized pack and 49 amps is just crazy big on a bicycle. Cool!

Life is good with a big battery.

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Post by Theodore Voltaire » Apr 08 2020 11:22pm

Rix wrote:
Apr 08 2020 10:55am
Awesome TV. That is some serious range. should get you to and from Strokers when the quarantine lifts at least 3 times. Better post some pics for 2020.
Yes this is going to be great, but as the euphoria of having so much capacity starts dying down reality is starting to set in. I'm not really going to get a million miles lol. 40 is in the bag, and 50 if I hold back a little bit. Especially because it's not looking good that I'll ever be able to stop lead footing it.

As we know battery's are never really 100% of their potential on paper. And when you get down to the last few amp hours the power gets pretty sedate. Realistically I have about 30 good ah, and a few more to limp home on. That's still really good though, and a long way from the original measly smesly 18ah.

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Post by Theodore Voltaire » Apr 08 2020 11:29pm

Cowardlyduck wrote:
Apr 08 2020 10:27pm
Pffft 35Ah :lol: - 49AH is where it's at 8)

My MT2 was fine for the rear, but I had an MT4 on the front. Never had any issues riding it very hard.

Cheers
I almost bought a set of MT4 for $150 but they sold out when I tried to order them today. I was thinking about these Shimano's for a few months, so I decided they were the ones.

Every battery I to buy is bigger than the last, so if I live long enough we'll see what's available when the time comes. I'm still waiting for the cold fusion models to come out. :shock:

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Post by Theodore Voltaire » Apr 08 2020 11:33pm

Hey Cd, when you build a pack do you find many cells that you have to reject because they don't seem as good as the others for some reason? I think the Chinese factory's aren't all that particular about it.

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Post by Cowardlyduck » Apr 09 2020 2:55am

john61ct wrote:
Apr 08 2020 10:50pm
So do the standard frames boxes accept that sort of capcity?
Yep, if you build the pack yourself. If your in Australia I can build a pack for you. Flick me a PM if your interested.
Theodore Voltaire wrote:
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Hey Cd, when you build a pack do you find many cells that you have to reject because they don't seem as good as the others for some reason? I think the Chinese factory's aren't all that particular about it.
0 actually. Even though I test every cell, I have yet to find any rejects. The QC is actually very good on brand name batteries in most cases.
Watch this interesting tour to get an idea of why:


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Post by st35326 » Apr 09 2020 4:35am

Theodore Voltaire wrote:
Apr 08 2020 11:33pm
Hey Cd, when you build a pack do you find many cells that you have to reject because they don't seem as good as the others for some reason? I think the Chinese factory's aren't all that particular about it.

I measured all 200 cells individually as I was pulling them out of the case and applying shrink wrap and had zero duds. That's not to say something couldn't go wrong when spot welding. That's why Im all about the Bluetooth BMSs available now.

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