Issues in January 2018

The January statistics are based on over 2.6 Mio. kilometers or 1.6 Mio. miles experiences from 449 ebike systems or users.

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As usual no month without a motor issue! Due to the cold weather only a few people were riding there ebikes. That’s why I registered only 4 new motor issues this month – Bosch Active & Performance, Impulse2.0 and Yamaha PW some of them were in the past. One Battery failure occured. Continue reading

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Issues in December 2017

The December statistics are based on over 2.5 Mio. kilometers or 1.6 Mio. miles experiences from 434 ebike systems or users.

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As usual no month without a motor issue! The last days I registered 35 new motor issues at Bosch Classic & CX, Impulse1.0 & 2.0 & 2.2, Yamaha PW, some of them were in the past. Continue reading

Johnnys Ecoride Shortcut with SpinTec R1 250W hub drive (Quick&Dirty)

Johnny is no member of the Pedelecmonitor, I saw a picture of his bike in a swedish elcykel Facebook group. The bike looks quite ok but then I read that he is cummuting 70km per day — what? He made over 8,000km w/o technical problems. Here are his experiences with the Ecoride Shortcut …

“I felt deeply in love with the Shortcut concept the first time my eyes felt on it” Continue reading

Issues in November 2017

The November statistics are based on over 2.2 Mio. kilometers or 1.3 Mio. miles experiences from 379 ebike systems or users.

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As usual no month without a motor issue! The last days I registered just 7 new motor issues, some of them were in the past. Continue reading

Happy Birthday “Pedelecmonitor” – and welcome “Ebikemonitor”

It was Nov. 16th in 2016 when I brought my Focus Crater Lake with Impulse motor back to the dealer to get my money back. Why? 19 month of riding, nearly 10.000km made, but 5 motors?

I collected data about motor issues in all possible forums and blogs I could find in the internet to be prepared for discussions with Derby Cycle – but nothing. They took back the bike and I got nearly all the money back.

And the data? All the work for nothing? Continue reading

Issues in October 2017

The October statistics are based on over 1.8 Mio. kilometers or 1.1 Mio. miles experiences from 336 ebike systems or users.

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As usual no month without a motor issue! The last days I registered 23 new motor issues, some of them were in the past but 20 of them were from the Impulse system of 2015 till 2017. Continue reading