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    Inmotion v10

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  1. @Rich Sam Tiltback has no effect on the battery. The amount of power needed for it is completely negligible. To the wheel, it doesn't matter whether the angle of pedals is 0 or 10 degrees. And the slower the acceleration, the more battery friendly it is. There is no need for a special profile for that. We need the wheel to catch us on a bump, no matter how battery inefficient it might be. :-)
  2. I guess my answers will be similar to @Unventors. And I think it has a lot to do with USA/EU mentality and how public space, cities, infrastructure and so on are built. I sold my car years ago, even before starting with EUCs. A car is ageing even when it does nothing. So you still have to calculate with some repairs and service checks if you want the car to work when you need it. At least when the car is older. And it is always losing value. When it is new, it might take this light use better on the service side, but it is losing value quickly. In the city where I live, public
  3. What is the minimal, "unable to ride, giving a tiltback" voltage for S18? It's probably buried somewhere in the S18 mega thread but I was unable to find it.
  4. Well, as ShanesPlanet writes. But it also depends on the size and type of tire. My weight is about 60 kg and I'm riding at 35-40 psi on a V10 on the default 16x2.5 tire most of the time. Basically the hardest I can get while still having a good control and some comfort. With a knobby tire that's 16x2.2, I had to get it to about 45 psi because the knobby tire is a bit narrower and the knobs don't like turning much. And on a V5 which has 14x1.8 tire, I'm riding with 50 psi. This calculator might give you some rough numbers to start with for your weight and tire size. Try to experiment with it
  5. @Paulo Mesquita You can reply to multiple posts at once, you don't need to make a new post for each one. Click on "quote" button under each post and it will insert the quote into your message. Or select the text you want to quote (if you want to quote only part of the post) and a pop-up with "quote selection" will appear.
  6. @Cribbs Our mind likes to give any bad event an undue attention. I would not let this to spoil my EUC love. ;-) Instead, take it as an opportunity to check your fire safety in general, think about possible escape routes, whether your fire extinguisher is in an accessible place or it is hidden underneath a heap of old clothes, and so on. And if you want to have a peace of mind, buy a fire blanket and use it as a dust cover for the Nikola whenever you are not riding it.
  7. Definitely not as the first wheel. It's a heavy beast and this could easily make it too hard and painful to learn. The bigger and heavier wheel, the worse your muscles and joints when starting with EUC. It requires specific muscles that are likely not in a good enough shape to handle this weight. And as one can expect pedals hitting the shins and ankles*, half-falls, desperate attempts to catch the wheel, and so on, every kilogram counts. *@Paulo Mesquita, you might get some makeshift ankle and shin protection so you don't get a bruise that keeps you for two weeks off the wheel when an int
  8. A proper cabinet vented outside would be amazing, but for now, I'm going on with a fire blanket permanently covering the wheel. The wall it is next to is from bricks, the floor concrete and with the blanket on, the fire has no chance of get nearby of anything flammable except an extension power cord - but those should be from a fire retardant plastics. Smoke... that's a risk I have to live with. I think this is a very easy and cheap solution available to plenty of people. It's not the best solution, but <insert your proverb about partial but applied solutions being better than an ideal
  9. There you have a "completely normal" Kuji trying the acceleration of a new wheel. Although I suggest you do not try it as ferociously as Kuji does. Edit: the video from which I took the screen: https://youtu.be/HlPwe7TmsbE?t=248
  10. I can't remember anything else than @mrelwood's burned motherboard in a hill. (Not counting in Overheating Hill sudden death beacause it was preprod.) But there have been at least one case of problematic overleans in low speed because of a bad battery. @Senior Coffee comes to mind. I'm not sure whether @Mike B in Victoria wants to hear about those as well.
  11. Update to the previous post, with a workaround. And it might be interesting for @WasDevNull as well: Click on the "I forgot my password" button on the login form. That will allow you to set a new password and you will avoid Facebook login.
  12. Yeah, the low temperature makes it worse. And I remembered one more factor today - the higher pressure in the tire, the more it likes to wobble. I intentionally pumped it over to protect the rim as I went to try some jumping, and together with sub-zero temperature and not enough clothes (almost teeth-clicking level), I got two or three seconds of some nasty wobbles. Anyway, have a lot of miles of happy riding.
  13. @Hecticc First and most important thing about wobbles: the stiffer you are, the more likely you are to get them. Quick braking is generally the most wobble-risky part of ride (probably because of how the rider braces and gets stiff). And if you encounter wobbles during a normal ride, braking will almost always make them worse. The general rules about wobbles apply: Ride relaxed, not stiff-as-a-board. Use your knees as springs. Have a light skateboard (asymmetrical) stance with one foot more in the front and the other in the back. When the wobbles occurs, try to make turn or start carving
  14. I highly suggest you reach out to your dealer and/or Inmotion (e.g. their Telegram channel). And you should put it aside and not ride it for now. It sounds as if there is something wrong going on with batteries or electronic in your V11 and you risk a fall if the batteries gives up in the wrong moment. Thinking about it, I wouldn't even charge it until you know more - if there is something seriously wrong with some of the battery cells, charging could lead to fire.
  15. I would start with points 2 and 3 and just learnt how to do squats while on EUC. That can be done without a seat, even on smaller EUCs and it is useful whenever you need to just ride under a fallen tree, under branches, or in mud (getting the center of gravity as low as possible). The other points will be easy-peasy afterwards.
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