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  1. EUC Umbrella

    When we ride in rain, the choices are either clothing, an impractical canope or an umbrellla that tackles speeed. My thoughts are we should have an umbrella that is hinged on one side like a wing or a wind foil that always follows the wind. your thoughts?
  2. Beep tone change after rain

    Hey guys, Probably just a little paranoid but I've noticed that my Ms2 changed the beep tone and intensity its about 60% quieter and doesnt sound like the same tone as usual it's deeper. should i open it to check it out ? it happened after riding like 10 minutes under normal/light rain not heavy thx
  3. How weatherproof is MCM4?

    If the place where I live had a local language, we would have had about 40 different words for different kinds of rain. The ports (charging and usb) have covers, and even though mine are not really holding too well and slip off easily, that's a relatively simple fix. However I'm really worried about the power button. It does not look to be particularly weather-proof. So what's a typical experience about riding with the elements? A light drizzle? Light to medium showers? Raining dogs? The manual only mentions puddles specifically: they should be not thicker than 5cm.
  4. 1. Add-on against raining. I bought rain-cover-for-backpack to be used for this use. ($5 in S. Korea) I ride my MCM4 under heavy rain with holding an umbrella, MCM4's top covered by this rain cover. Some students chortled at seeing my riding... Laughing out loud 2. Add-on for storage I also added storage on top of MCM4 which was purchased at Daiso. ($2) Hanging all weights of my belongings on my shoulders gets a lot pain and then I started put more burden on MCM4, not on me, adding the storage pouch around the handle. And I attached a short leash in place of the original handle as the handle was all covered by the pouch. 3. For security. I hang the security chain and lock on my EUC as seen in the picture. I use it in case of fly fishing. This is what I am doing with my EUC, how about yours, friends? Any better idea?
  5. Advice for riding in the rain?

    I started riding my NB1E in Seattle this summer when it is nice and dry, but soon the rains will come and I am not sure at all what to expect. Is traction loss a problem? Are there precautions to take? What about riding with an umbrella? Does the Ninebot kick up water? Anything you can tell me about riding in the rain would be much appreciated! -e
  6. Been using a 2013 solowheel classic for 3 years--everyday, for a 5 mile commute. Where I live, it rains 150 inches per year (which is a lot), and there's much hills, including a 10 degree incline. I never had a malfunction of any sort, probably because it's well encased. It never kicks up mud since the classic has a case that acts like a fender. Some other observations: nothing on it is rusty, cracked, oily, and it's always cool to the touch. I would say the battery lasts about 60% as long as it did when it was new, so it did degrade, but it's still useable for my commute. It's not rich in features, but it has a slim design, which probably helps to ride with one foot as it's closer to the center of the vehicle. Although I've never ridden anything else, so please let me know what you think about this theory.
  7. KS18A Waterproofing

    Hi, I have just gotten my KS18A. I have learned how to drive it and now I would like to start using it for my main transportation device to work. It is February and I live in Finland so the streets are filled with melting snow. Basically I would be driving on a 14km long puddle to work. How waterproof is King Song 18" A 800w 680wh? Can I trust that it wont short circuit or something when i use it in these conditions? How can I better my devices waterproofing (please share your tips)? Thank you community for all your help!
  8. After a recent ride in the rain I realised the importance of added grip on the pedals. Especially while going over bumps as keeping your feet in the same position can be challenging while jumping curbs and such. I considered buying grip tape from a skate shop. Although being frugal and also a tinkerer I started to consider what was possible with what I had in the garage already. Then a thought occurred to use a low grit sand paper. The plan is to use a use high quality gorilla tape on the edges to give a durable attachment, covering all but a narrow strip in the center of the pedal.
  9. Hey Folks, I have a couple questions: -Are King Song units waterproof enough for use in the rain? I see that some of the gaps appear to be sealed with foam around the control board in disassembly photos----I was wondering if the same goes for the battery compartment. -How easy is it to get replacement parts for these units? Especially new batteries after the first one starts to degrade with use? Thanks, -Jacques
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