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  1. Being that the axle attachment geometry seems weaker & with all of the hollow bore bearing issues plus the additional weight/width, I'm finding it hard to imagine the V3 being any sort of upgrade over the older versions. 'Cept the battery ofcos. Personally I'd go for the 84v MSX that still available on at least one of the ali stores. Tried, true & with more capabilities.
  2. Ahh I get you now. In that case, its going to be a tad more troublesome. Do a YT vid on mobo testing/diagnosis & you'll find lots of diy help. Luckily the Mten3's mobo is alot less complex than a pc so it's going be much easier & less work. It could as simple as the mobo pin connector itself. Bad news is soldering mobo is trickier than soldering wires to a switch but it's doable even for a newb. Otherwise, take the mobo to a electronics repair (or handy dandy friend) & let them do the dirty work. If you're a bit braver, you can search your local kijiji/craigslist (whichever's
  3. Sweet! Now you've localized it to the power switch circuit. Its easy to test if its the wire itself. Do a test of the wire from the mobo side to just before the switch. Do that for both leads. You can do the same on the switch itself but ensure its close (ie. on). I have a feeling it could be as simple as a bad solder connection from lead wires to switch caused by the impact. If the leads are fine, do a fresh resolder of leads to switch before thinking of replacing.
  4. Well IMO you did a lot. 1.You discovered that the wiring circuit from mobo to power switch is open so there's a break in the circuit somewhere. 2.Its more likely than not that its the power or kill switch/s than the wires. 3.Did you do a power on power off continuity test? If not do that so you can identify if its the switch itself. 4.Do the above for both power & killspin switches. The whole point of this exercise is to localize the exact point of contention which will then make it an easy fix. Wires are cheap & easy to replace. Same for switches.
  5. All these current events are extremely disturbing to say the least but I'm kinda glad, optimistic & hopeful. I'm glad no one & no animals were hurt in all these fires. I'm optimistic that this will be THE watershed moment for GW/BG to not only investigate & fix these dire issues but to also put on their big boy pants & do more than just the bare minimum. I'm hopeful GW/BG & the rest of the industry will see it similar as we user's do to up the ante & produce the kinda of products we want & deserve, both in QA & safety. Maybe I'm dreaming here
  6. Wooah hold ya horses there cowboy! Unless you're into spending a coupla hundo for something that hasn't been shown to be shot, at least to my eyes. 1st before anything, do a continuity test with your newly acquired multimeter on the circuit from mobo to power switch. One click on power switch should show close circuit & another should show open. Do similar on spin kill switch as well. That will proof if they're working correctly or not.
  7. Paulo I've been giving your dilemma some thought. If 40-50kms range fits into your needs (at least for the foreseeable future), perhaps its not a bad idea to consider the MCM5 V2. If max speed isn't your thing, then its not improbable to milk 50+kms from it. The MCM5 is powerful (~50kph topspd), climbs most if not all urban inclines, should easily haul your butt around with its 1500w motor, has a good trolley & is one of the lighter wheels out there. The V2's 2.5" wide tire makes for good handling, good comfort (many says it feels more like a 16" than 14" tire), has the clearance to
  8. IMO its not about fairness or even what's better as what's better or fair or right depends on your perspective. Everyone goes to their own corner & sees things through their own lens. So understandably through biased lens with biased interests, there can hardly be agreement on all sides. Fact is that in the 20th century, autos came first & is an established mode of universal transportation. Perhaps more important, the government & its ruling class uses combustion based transports so that mode will always have priority over the new electrics. Even if electrics becomes vogue, it
  9. Ahh so desu ka ne, Victoria seems fits that neck of the woods & though I've visited, I've never lived. It's very pretty indeed & likely the best place to be in Jan.
  10. Hah it would be great if I can answer that an iota of certainly. Sadly I can't. It's one of those going for the well proven known quantity or going with a superior spec wise great unknown.
  11. Yes one would think so wouldn't we. At least it stands to reason a new iteration should be an improvement. However sometimes reality bites & the new hollow bore motor which in theory should be an upgrade but in reality, has been found to be somewhat controversial with some peculiar unexpected & unintended consequences. At least enough incidents to have some large discussions here. End of the day, hollow bore motors/bearings may turn out to be the bee's knees or it may turn out to be an "improvement" that no one asked for & more importantly, no one needed as witnessed by the mu
  12. Makes sense to me...I guess😄. Being an ex motorcyclist with some track racing experience, visualization plays a huge part. But that's only when I have some knowledge of the track, the conditions & the bike itself. It's almost like playing Xbox on the same track using a similar machine. However if I didn't have any knowledge at all, I think I'd be lost with so much info without the requisite background & basics. FWIW I too watched quite a bit of YT vids on learning EUCs before getting on it. Much of what I thought & visualized was & should, didn't pan out. The only part I
  13. Excellent topic meeps! For us with a program, we take warmups, cooldowns & stretches as part & parcel but you bring a very important point. Stretches in & of itself is a very large part of physical health as witnessed with Yoga. Strains & sprains are as much caused by stiff inflexible muscles/tendons/ligaments as much as over exertion. As a bonus, a good stretching program is a much easier hill to climb (pun intended) than pumping iron. It could be the perfect gateway to more strenuous physical endeavors.
  14. Good points although I'm not sure how much help visualization of a technical physical skill helps the uninitiated. Regardless it doesn't hurt. But you brought up an excellent suggestion perhaps unintended. @Paulo Mesquita since EUCs are at a shortage where you are, perhaps you might want to look at an electric skateboard as a supplement (for now) & IMO its complements EUCs very well. Esk8s are easy to find (new & used) & the gear involved are similar plus the physical attributes needed aren't too far distant from EUCs. IMO ofcos FWIW I did indeed also get into esk8s on to
  15. One step at a time Mon Ami & you'll be amazed what you'll be doing after some time. Esp since you'll be doing what you enjoy. On my S18, I've taken to trails & some are extremely technical MTB stuff like a fish to water because its fun. You'll be amazed what you can do & how fast you can learn when you're having fun.
  16. Yup your bud is abso 101% correct. Actually beginning an exercise program is very similar to beginning to ride an EUC. Take it easy take it slow & most of all, take it one step at a time. Going full bore only leads to (usually) lots of pain & grief. This is great way of looking at this with a mucho incentive pov. Don't look at it as getting fit or even healthy, but instead look it as getting the foundation for having fun, for being able to do an extra curricular physical activity thats fun without hurting yourself in the process. Since accidents do oft happen, having the requis
  17. Don't know if my experience relates to this particular issue but I use android & being that android sports multiple flavors with multiple mfgrs, its alot less uniform than what's found on iOS. On my current phone (currently an inexpensive Umidigi F2 china phone), I need to reboot the phone every so often or otherwise, BT has pairing issues. A quick reboot/restart seems to solve it on my phone at least. So @null is correct, try the easiest solution first before cooking brain cells looking for phantom bugs.
  18. Fair 'nuff. I fully admit I'm far from being knowledgeable on these matters. I've no skin in the game as I don't own an Mpro nor do I have it on order or even have any intentions of ownership. RS or even EX, maybe but Mpro, for sure not. Polish incident aside, I'm just curious why one incident is being excused & forgiven while another similar incident (superficially at least) is being deemed as the 3mile island meltdown. Not questioning anyone here but just being a curious george as all. Do we know conclusively what happened to the NYC unit?
  19. @Paulo Mesquita bud I just found out that the new V3 Tesla has the hollow bore motor & with that, it may also come with the current issues that are in vogue on the RS, EX, V11 & whatever else. Not saying you should change your order but it is food for thought.
  20. Pure speculation on my part here but would you think the downgrade in max load is related to the new hollow bore motor & the different axle attachment geometry? Otherwise as you pointed out, it wouldn't make much sense. Even if the numbers are imaginary, then it would make more sense to up the numbers instead of the other way round.
  21. While I understand & agree with the need for more safety features to be built in, aren't these Mpros' pre-production units? If @Lukasz info on the polish test unit Mpro having an unknown history (whatever that means) is correct, then one unit burn up due to faulty batteries of "unknown" origin & the NYC's unit's mobo had a fit. Hmmm didn't the much hailed Veteran Sherman (again pre-production unit) also failed Marty's stress hill test & also burnt a mobo? Looked far worse than the NY unit on Marty's take apart vid. In short, its best if we reserve judgement til some concrete
  22. I remember watching Kuji Rolls charging a wheel in a steel safe in one of his vids & laughing a loud at that. Now I know why😮
  23. Hey guys what with the crazy lockdowns we've been having & gyms being forced to shutter, I thought I'd give my personal $0.02 on getting physically prepared (& somewhat fit) for all the pitfalls of riding including reducing damage from falls & such. Luckily I've been into kettlebells (henceforth KBs) for the past few years. Let talk about what its not. It's not going to turn you into Conan the barbarian. It's not going to take 1+ hrs. It's does not entail driving to a gym, find parking, fight for sweaty, dirty & perhaps covid infected machines/weights & it does not cos
  24. @btl that's a sweet setup. I'm gonna do that on my M5. Not sure I can get the CST tires here but I'll put knobbies of some kind. I've no doubt it'll do great offroad so let us know how it handles on streets v the ori tires. Thanks bud.
  25. Just caught this old thread & I can't resist but say You Sir Have Donut Size Balls! Heck maybe even Kettlebell Balls!!!😋 Nevermind the MCM5, I still haven't got the balls to go that speed on my Tesla. Came close on a number of occasions but no big boy balls as of yet. Somehow the thought of faceplanting at that speed shrinks whatever balls I have left. I guess that's called gettin' old & with that comes an instinctive need to preserve whatever balls I have left🥴
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