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  1. Hi all, I'm looking to buy my first EUC. Ideally I'm looking to spend £200-£350 depending on whats available. In particular I would be interested in a Ninebot e+ or a Inmotion V5F. Ideally I'd like a Inmotion V8 but I don't think my current budget would stretch that far. I'm based in Bristol, but happy to look into postage if need be. Many thanks, Max
  2. I have ridden the InMotion V8 with the original V8 pedals for around 9000 km and with the V10 pedals for around 2000 km. This is a quick comparison of the pedals. Specs, V8 vs V10: Pedal length: 212mm vs 241mm Pedal weight: 650g vs 1100g (for both pedals) Surface: grip tape vs rubber V8: the grip tape is not very durable^1 and not very grippy when worn down, which takes only a few 100 km for me. The pedal position is somewhat more V-shaped on the new wheel, which is to me a little less comfortable, but pedals lose their shape over time anyway^2. When riding on loose ground, the pedals seem less forgiving by allowing less control against unintended sideway turns of the wheel. V10: the rubber gives reasonable and predictable grip and is much more durable. The pedal size is more comfortable for my size 10 feet. One pedal has broken apart after 2000 km. The same problem has been observed by others^3. Overall, I'd definitely prefer the comfortable V10 pedals for their size and surface durability, if they would not break . With the experience of breaking, the V10 pedals are not a viable option anymore, at least not for me. ^1 https://forum.electricunicycle.org/topic/6483-v8-pedal-durability/ ^2 https://forum.electricunicycle.org/topic/10542-v8-pedals-lost-v-shape/ https://forum.electricunicycle.org/topic/13649-v10v10f-pedals-drooping-how-to-fix/ ^3 https://forum.electricunicycle.org/topic/13223-broken-pedal/ https://forum.electricunicycle.org/topic/13649-v10v10f-pedals-drooping-how-to-fix/
  3. About a year ago, I bought an InMotion V8 secondhand for $550 (it had about 500 miles on it). It was a great wheel to learn on, and it turned out to be perfect for commuting. At only 30 pounds, it wasn’t too heavy to lug up the stairs in the train station and up to the second floor of MetroLink train cars. It topped off at 19 mph, but that was plenty fast for my six-mile wheel commute each way (four miles from Cerritos to the Norwalk/Santa Fe Springs MetroLink station, and two miles from the Glendale MetroLink station to work). The trolly handle was very easy to engage and disengage, which was perfect for transitioning from train to train (I have to transfer at Los Angeles Union Station to another train that takes me one stop to Glendale). The problem is that over the past year, the battery life deteriorated dramatically (or it could be that I started using up more battery since I’ve gained weight over the past year). Toward the end of a one-way commute, I noticed that the top speed would get more and more limited. Thus I decided it was time to buy a new wheel. After a lot of research, and watching a lot of Marty Backe’s videos, I decided that the GotWay MCM5 was the wheel for me. Well, today was my first commute on the MCM5, and here are my thoughts. Although it weighs only seven pounds more than the V8, that seven pounds makes a big difference when picking up the wheel to climb stairs. I definitely need to get used to the weight. The V8 was much easier to push around using the trolly. This might be a function of the sharp trolly handle on the MCM5. The because of its weird shape, MCM5 is more difficult to set next to me on the train. I used to lean the V8 against my seat at such an angle that I didn’t have to worry about it falling over during a rough train ride. I have to rest the MCM5 on its end and trust that it won’t get knocked over, or keep my hand on it while sitting to give me peace of mind. The MCM5 gets hot. I never felt heat emanate from the V8 (but that may be because I had a cover on it). I nervously monitored my temperature on DarknessBot as the temperature climbed to 117 degrees Fahrenheit on the way home today. I never used DarknessBot with the V8, so I had no sense of whether this was too hot (upon searching this forum, my fears were allayed). The smaller, 14-inch wheel didn't translate into a harsher ride. In fact, I hardly noticed that I was rolling on a smaller wheel. The MCM5 is a joy to ride. It is much zippier than the V8, and it feels much more stable at speeds exceeding 18 mph. Moreover, it is much easier to mount the MCM5. I still haven’t experienced the tilt-back. So far my top speed is 23 mph. I would hit the tilt-back on the V8 all the time. Overall, I’m very happy with my purchase of the MCM5, but on my first day of commuting, I can appreciate what a great commuter wheel the V8 was. I’ll use this thread to update my thoughts on the MCM5 as a commuter as I get more experience with it. In the meantime, I plan to use the V8 to teach my friends how to ride. I eventually want my daughters to learn, too, so perhaps I’ll buy a new battery for it down the line. Thanks for reading!
  4. Godmorning world! New to this site, acculy just found it for a hour ago and looked around ( Looks realy lovley ) To my quastion, i bought an inmotion awhile ago and i just love it. I do now whant to upgrade myself to an V8 tho i scanned the google it looks like ( atleast what i found ) to be vry expensive with shipping costs so on. ( Or the cost was like 1000+$ ) Req: I would love to buy a Inmotion v8 ( Can even buy an used one, if it still legit and not broken ) i would love to get some good respons where to get one for around 5-600$ or even cheaper if someone knows like order from china or so ( if its safe and not come broken ) sorry for my english but hope you guys can understand! Have a wonderful day, sweden over and out * If it dident accure, i live in sweden. So i need a safe shipping to my hometown
  5. The V8 that I have seems to need filling at least once a week. How often do you guys fill yours? The stock tyre/tube seems to lose about 10psi a week. I pump it to 37 psi and about a week later, it's down to 25psi. Is this normal or do I have a leak?
  6. Hi there, I read various questions on how EUCs are spreading in Japan. So I decided to share some pictures and videos from our group here in the Kansai area. Please ? enjoy! https://photos.app.goo.gl/otwk8fFTsSQbnyM43
  7. Dear all, My Inmotion V5+ does not seem to charge full to 100% as indicated on the app anymore. While the light from the adapter (that rectagular block thing) switches from red to green, when I connect to the app the percentage is always only 90 something, never 100%. Moreover, when I connect to the app while charging the V5+, there seems to be no indication on the app to say that it is indeed charging. Any help? TIA
  8. Some of the mods I've done. Stickers to cover all the scratches ? A front bumper/stand (3mm aluminium flatbar, bend to shape, double sided tape to hold it on) Larger foot pads/plates/pedals (remove skid pads, remove top plate, 5 screws, screw on 4mm aluminium plate cut to fit and drilled for existing screw holes, add skateboard deck tape). Should make longer trips easier on my feet. Heaps of grip. Folds as original, and I've had no pedal strikes in testing so far. I used the original plates as template for the holes and slot. Used longer screws (10mm). 600km's on the wheel so far, and loving it. What have you done to yours?
  9. Hello, I just bought a V8 and installed the Android app (v 7.3.3). I cannot figure out how to change the LED lighting effects. There is an "Apply" button in the upper right corner when I choose the active effect (which does nothing). When I choose a different effect there is a "Trans" button which does not do anything at all. Can somebody help me with this issue? Thanks a lot!
  10. Where's a good place to get parts for a V8 in Canada? Specifically I need an inner tube, and I'd rather not pay an arm and leg for shipping and duty, etc. Where can I get one cheap? Can I save a bunch of money and use this one from Walmart? https://www.walmart.ca/en/ip/bell-sports-16-self-sealing-inner-tube/6000189084450
  11. I hope to encourage @Bobwheel and Inmotion/Solowheel to share more info on the new V10 gen. app for android. Of course, some development updates/ info and expected release date would be nice to know too. As for features, can someone confirm if this app will support any tope of smart watch/wear type to show speed and maybe even a horn/bell option. The last part is high on my interest list due to road legality/ traffic laws.
  12. For some reason the side lights and the speaker on my V8 (a couple of years and a five hundred miles old) stopped working. Not making sound when starts and stops and the speed warnings are gone as well. The forward light works and it rides fine otherwise. It did took a few steps tumble a few weeks ago so it may be related but the lights and speaker stopped working a few days later I think. Any ideas on how to diagnose?
  13. Hi i have one new not activated inmotion v8. But when i try to activate it and fill standart password "000000" i receive error "locate failed" My seller from ali told that it is international version and i will be able to use app everywhere. Could someone help me with this? It is my second v8 bought form that seller and my first one working perfectly with app.
  14. So... I've put 200 km on my V8, (my first wheel) unlocked it to 30 km/h, and and am ready for an upgrade. It'll probably have to wait a bit, but I've been doing some research in preparation and would love some feedback! In terms of my requirements: Speed: Ridiculous speeds are not what I'm after; a 35 km/h cruising speed is fine, but I reckon I'd like to aim for a 50-ish km/h max. speed for overtaking purposes and to have an ample safety margin in terms of overleaning, accidentally hitting bumps at speed, etc. TORQUE: The main decisive factor. I live in a very hilly area, and although the V8's 30 km/h cruising speed is fine on flatter roads, and I'm impressed how well it does going up steep hills, that's not what it's made for and it does so at a sluggish pace. Aside from being able to maintain cruising speed even up hills and having a wheel that I won't melt in 6 months on this type of terrain, TORQUE is a must for in case I need to accelerate, for any reason, half way up a hill, etc. Battery/range: In the long term, I reckon I'll be doing a lot of mixed riding, from urban use to countryside, offroad, etc., so I'm after something with a decent range for touring too, and with the battery power to match the torque, needless to say (although those go hand in hand in wheel design anyway) So, my main candidates are: IM V10: Was originally on the list, and is definitely a good wheel from all I've read (and seen), but not sure it ticks all the boxes. KS18XL: Ticks the speed and range boxes, and from what I've seen, seems to be a very well balanced wheel (comfort, pedals, maneuverability), but I haven't read anything about the torque. I'm not too keen on the aggressive throttling and tiltback of the KS18L, although the XL's extra battery capacity should make battery-related throttling a rare occurrence in daily riding...(Update: confirmed > based on houseofjob's review, the throttling threshold has been lowered to sub-30% battery). Love the matte look and lights too, as well as the handle. GW MS3+ (v3.7, 1600Wh): Probably my top contender. Ticks all the boxes, I'm guessing with additional torque that the 18XL probably lacks. The 18' wheel is perfect (like with the KS18XL), as having learned on the V8, which is a tall wheel, it shouldn't be too hard, and I don't think will be much of an issue for city riding. What I don't like is the pedals' inward tilt & lack of a mudguard. Don't mind the lack of kill switch, as it isn't something I'll be using often. Have also read that it's a bit top-heavy, which isn't ideal for maneuverability. GW MSX2: Ticks all the same boxes as the MS3+. Range is better, and despite battery size, am guessing that with the MOSFET TO-247, torque doesn't suffer. Probably better for offroading, but a 19" wheel might not be the best for city riding. In short, I'm after an all-rounder that I can use for anything, that's powerful, safe (margin for overlean and overcurrent when not near top speed), and comfortable for daily use, whether in the countryside or in the city. What are you guys' 2 cents? Folks who have ridden them...what am I missing, overlooking or need to take into consideration? Thanks!
  15. UPDATE 23 11 2018 Black Friday special I'm using the same page and links for previous 1111 special event, prices doesnt change a lot +/- 20$/20euros The biggest day of promotions and flash sales in China, the 11-11, will of course bring many offers on import sites such as Aliexpress, Gearbest, and many others. Coupons are vouchers or discount codes on products. To obtain them, simply create an account on which the coupons will be registered for the corresponding purchase. Either they are generalized to the site (for example 10% reduc on the whole site), or they are specific to a product. At Aliexpress it will for example simply add the object to the basket and wait for the date 11-11 to get the price when you order. At Gearbest, a "deposit" system whose amount can be multiplied by three and thus give a very interesting final price. Deliveries in 5 days are expected. If you need a specific product (other brands, or drones, phones, electronics, sports camera), you can contact me in private message. As an affiliate, I have access to all promotions, coupons / discount codes, flash sales dates & times, and more, from the entire catalog of following sellers and resellers: Gearbest- Aliexpress-GeekBuying-TomTop-EBay-BangGood-DHGate-LightintheBox-JoyBuy as well as an Alibaba YoyBuy agent. My site gathering all the brands in promos is soon ready (november 5), but I will post all the promos until November 14th. Some sellers have not yet given discounts (On Aliexpress, but you can add the product to the cart while waiting for the discount, there is a small yellow star) The prices given may vary, either because of the price of the dollar or because the seller simply changes the price. There are also errors, coupons that are not yet activated on the seller side (example segway ES2) The peak of the promos is of course 11-11. Of course, it is necessary to disable Adblock for two reasons, my cookie identifier for my%;) but also for the promotional offer to appear well. (adblock blocks advertising images and promotional offers are often in an image with a link and a cookie) Prices are already in promotions, but not all, it will come back every day to see the new prices, the expected flash sales every 4h at Gearbest, for example. EUC, Electric Scooters, Mini Gyropods, Spare Parts and Accessories, All Brands Segway Ninebot Xiaomi Mijia One Z : Z10 €132 - Z6 €714 FAST DELIVERY for european buyers 2-7 working days One A1/S2/C/C+/E Mini-Mini Pro : Mini Pro €408 (EUROPE) / $469 USA Priority Line 8-18 business days + $104.84 Mini Plus : €491 Loomo GoKart Kit Drift W1 : €289+€50 shipping Qcycle GotWay Tesla Monster Luffy MSuper X MSuper 3 MCM 4 & MCM 5 ACM MTEN InMotion X1 V10-V10F : V10 €703 V8 V5/V5+-V5F/V5F+-V5D : V5F €299 RockWheel KingSong IPS E-Scooter
  16. Hi, I unexpectedly found myself on a gravel track the other day for the first time. I missed a turn and Google Maps sent me down a forest track. I decided to give it a shot because it didn't seem too rough, but about halfway in, it got pretty gnarly (glad I'd been practising low-speed turns; being able to make sharp turns at less than 5 km/h to avoid big rocks definitely saved the day!). Luckily, I'd decided to strap my (cheap) Gopro (knock off) to my helmet that day, for the first time, so I actually have footage of the ride. My question is...how strong is the V8's axle (I weight 77 kg / 170 lb fully dressed and wearing winter coat + all protective gear) and how bad is this kind of track for the V8? Do I risk damaging the wheel on the kind of terrain shown below (and going the speed I was going)? Thanks! P.S. Sorry for the shaky footage...no image stabilisation...
  17. Hi, I want to sell my Inmotion V8 with nearly 512,8km on it, bill available (august 2017) from rollingbull.de Its in top condition and comes in original packaging and with the protection sleeve. Starting at 550€
  18. My InMotion V8 just got delivered yesterday, and I've been able to get two practice sessions in so far! I'm slowly getting the hang of it and am trying to catch the wheel when I lose my balance, but I've managed to scratch up the bottom of the pedals and pedal hinge. What are you guys using to pad your wheels, and where are you placing them? Photos would be great!
  19. I recently found out that I could not fully charge my V8 using the original factory default 84V 1.5A charger. The charger light always turns green while the battery indicator on V8 is still blinking. Tried few different experiments using Charge Doctor Voltage output with 3 different chargers: Charger A - my oldest charger, about 15 - 16 months usage, indicates 79.8V - 79.9V. Charger B - about 6 months usage, indicates 80.5V - 80.6V. Charger C - about 3 months usage, indicates 81V. I have never really noticed the Voltage while they were brand new though. Are they supposed to be exact 84V showing on Charge Doctor? Could anyone with V8 and Charge Doctor confirm please? What is wrong with these? Which components are failing/aging and need to be replaced? Is it normal for chargers to have output voltage drops overtime like this? I believe I have always taken good care of them.
  20. A few weeks ago my LEDs all stopped working on my Inmotion V8. I get an error in the app when I try to turn them on or off, and handle+button doesn't work either. I know the LED strips are still good, occasionally when powering on or off I will get a flash of LED lights. Reseller extraordinaire @Jason McNeil suggested I try re-uploading the default lighting scheme to the wheel, which threw an error in the app. I've read about the memory shortage issue but would be surprised if it applies here since I only had a handful of custom schemes, including two that were just simple, steady blocks of white/red in the front/back. Has anyone experienced a similar issue and, if so, have you been able to resolve it? The LED lights are fun but I also value them for visibility during night riding. Thanks!
  21. its directional instability drives me nuts. Driving this wheel straight along longitudinal grooves is more challenging than making small backward circles (which is, admittedly, with this wheel surprisingly easy). I didn't have any crash, but the wobbles are crazy scary and make precise steering super difficult. What is your experience? I suspect the main or even sole reason might be the Kenda tire?
  22. I just recently put a deposit down on a new inmotion V8 from ewheels.com. Thanks Jason! I came to find out that inmotion no longer makes the protective cover. I was wondering if anyone has one they're willing to sell me.
  23. Hi , my v8 took a little a fall because of a pedestrian... since that 1- the battery indicator doesn’t show up anymore when charging. 2- the Bluetooth doesn’t disconnect when I turn off the unit manually. I have to quit the app on the phone for completely disconnecting. 3- I can’t turn off the wheel with the app anymore. has someone got those problems before !? I will probably open it and check the wire this weekend.
  24. This is the consumption distribution [Wh/km] I have recorded for my V8 over the last 2900km (rider weight ~80kg, all are round-trips). How to read this: I have been riding 150km overall consuming below 12Wh/km, 500km consuming below 14Wh/km, 1400km consuming below 16Wh/km etc. When I go from A to B on flat terrain at 20km/h I am at the low end of the spectrum, ~11Wh. Usually I am above that, because I have some moderate hills to climb (30-100m difference in altitude per trip). When I am fooling around practicing quick turns, braking, slalom etc I am at the high end of the spectrum, ~19Wh. I also computed the range distribution from these data, assuming I can use 400Wh of the nominal 460/480Wh battery. For example, 80% of the time/trips I am riding with a range of at least 22km, 50% of the time/trips with a range of at least 25km, 10% of the time/trips I could ride 30km, etc...
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