Tidalforce S-750 frame with a eBikeKit.com front hub 500W 36V motor. No battery or electronics installed.
With my Home Depot "battery box" installed. The rack is from LL Bean. Their Delta Megarack Universal.
With my Home Depot "battery box" installed.
With my Home Depot "battery box" installed. Note the eBikeKit torque arm attached to the front dropout.
Unhindered speed of the eBikeKit.com front hub motor as viewed on my DrainBrain (predecessor to the Cycle Analyst). I lifted the front wheel off the ground.
View of the battery/bms box attached to the rack via cargo straps. You can see the wiring of the DrainBrain shunt attached to the rack.
Closer shot of the DrainBrain shunt as well as the extra wire from the controller and brake cutoff wires from the front of the bike.
Front mechnical and electrical wiring bundled up with a cable organizer.
Front handlebar assembly with the DrainBrain front and center. bell on the right. Lights will be added shortly as the days are getting shorter.
Right shifter assembly and thumb throttle.
Left shifter assembly and bell/compass.
Speed sensor and magnet from the DrainBrain showing the Surly Instigator solid fork.
Shot of front hub motor frpm e-BikeKit.com and fork.
LiFEPo4 battery chargers. the 5A is on the left and the two 3A chargers are on the right.
Fuzzy shot of the charger port on the left and the power out from the LiFEPo4 batteries on the right goign to the DrainBrain.
Here's a shot of the inside of the "battery box" actually a Home Depot 16" toolbox.
Home Depot Workforce 16" toolbox.
Drainbrain shunt with 45A PowerPole connectors to the battery.
Extra wire from the front controls and motor buncled up and attached to the rack mount brackets. I also used heavy duty Gorilla brand duct tape to hide the connectors from the controller.
Wires coming from the front are channeled through two cutouts in the frame. The only wire I couldn't fit was the one for the DrainBrain with the shunt. I mounted that on the frame mounts provided.
Controller is mounted under the rack and bolted in. I need to protect this from water splashing during wet riding.
Home Depot battery box and controller mounted on rear rack.
Lower angle shot of the controller and battery box.
Front 3rd of the eBike.
Middle 3rd of the ebike.
Wider shot of the rear 3rd of the ebike.
Magnet and speed sensor on the front fork. I had to use a riser block since the fork is very wide.