Tag Archives: Custom

Customising a cheap 15FET Motor Controller

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Several Ebay vendors offer cheap 12FET, 15FET and 18FET motor controllers for electric mopeds. Aside from the obvious price advantage, compared to the usual, programmable, ‘Infineon’ motor controllers, some of these controllers work sensored and sensorless. Upsides: -dirt cheap (around … Continue reading

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Custom ICE Race Trike on Ebay

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In case you didn’t know, ICE Trikes has a little Ebay ‘outlet store’. Currently ICE Trikes is offering the personal, one-of-a-kind, custom designed race trike from Ben Dickinson (former World Trike champion), one of ICE Trikes designers. It got a … Continue reading

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Meet Nasty

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This is ‘Nasty’, my new ride. The unholy offspring of a once dazzling ICE Vortex+ mixed with some Vortex 2 DNA.* Her 24″ front wheels were built with 25-507 Alienation Insurgent rims to fit a pair of 24″ Kojak’s. Unfortunately, … Continue reading

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Ginkgo SA+ drum brake hubs with heat sinks

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Ginkgo just quietly listed their new ‘SA+’ drum brake hubs in 70mm and 90mm drum diameter with custom designed heat sinks in their online shop. the 70mm SA+ drum brake hubs All Sturmey Archer drum brake hubs from Ginkgo sport … Continue reading

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Blue ICE Updates

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While I use the black Sprint on my daily commute, the blue Sprint stayed dormant in its quarters since September. What a shame, but the weather was pretty bad at times and since I had no panniers for it, it … Continue reading

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24″ front wheels for my Sprint

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New 90mm Sturmey Archer drum brake hubs arrived yesterday so I could finally build a set of 24″ front wheels and really like the new look of my Sprint. Today I rode only about 30km but the difference in handling … Continue reading

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Utah Trikes Annihilator Series

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Utah Trikes introduced a great series of big wheeled custom trikes by adding 24″ front wheels, a fat 26″ or even 29″ rear wheel among a host of other upgrades to the Catrike Expedition, Villager and Road models. Check out … Continue reading

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Utah Trikes Ultimate Quad

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Utah Trikes builds Quad conversions for several recumbent trike models from Catrike. While that are a really nice news all by itself, the newest project out of their Custom Shop the Ultimate Quad is an awesome lean mean Quad machine! … Continue reading

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