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WHY YOU SHOULD ALWAYS USE A TRIPLE BOB TO MOUNT A DOWN-TUBE BATTERY
Let me qualify that.  We have tried the Triple Bob from Grin Technologies with all of the Reention shark-type cases we use and most of the Hailong shark cases and it dramatically improves the strength and rigidity of the mount every time.  We...
HOW TO MOUNT A DOWNTUBE BATTERY ON A FRAME THAT IS TOO SMALL
We have attempted to install a Super Shark battery in a bike frame that is barely too small many times.  The battery will actually fit in the space available in the triangle (see picture below) ​but there is no room to slide...
DO YOU NEED A GEAR SHIFT SENSOR?
Why have a gear sensor?  The purpose of a gear sensor is to protect your drive train from excessive power from a mid-drive motor while shifting a bike with a rear derailleur.  A normal cyclist is around 150 watts of human...
NEED A BOTTOM BRACKET ADAPTER?
Mid-drive motor kits mount in the bottom bracket of your bicycle.  They are designed for a standard threaded 68/73mm bottom bracket but if yours is different chances are there is an adapter you can use to make it work.  BBSHD,...
CHOOSING A CHARGER
A few things to think about:  Better chargers usually come in a metal case and are fan cooled.  They come in different amperages which determines how fast your battery charges.  Charging too fast at too high of an amperage can shorten...
PICKING THE RIGHT EBIKE BATTERY
The 3 most important factors in choosing a battery:1. Trusted brand.  18650 Lithium Ion cells are by far the most popular cells found in ebike batteries.  This is because the energy density is very high and they are being manufactured in...
CHAINRINGS FOR MID-DRIVE MOTORS
Picking the right chainring for your BBSHD, BBS02, or TSDZ2 is important but can be tricky.  There are a lot of factors to consider in getting the one that will be the best all around.  Let's take a look at...
INSTALLING RIVNUTS IN BICYCLE FRAMES
For Water Bottles, Tools, and Electric Bike BatteriesEver wish your water bottle mounts were in a different place?  Maybe your battery mounts don't line up with water bottle mounts? Do you wish you had at least one more mount point...