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My Rockwheel GT16


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Still the best-looking wheel after nearly 18 months, and I still want one. Alas, I only have the budget for one wheel, but am getting impatient with Ninebot .... sigh. :eff0541f4a:

Also hoping that Rockwheel can bring a fat-tire 92v 18" to market soon like the one mentioned here:

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3 hours ago, litewave said:

Also hoping that Rockwheel can bring a fat-tire 92v 18" to market soon like the one mentioned here:

Well... as soon as they come down from the high horse with that tire width. Z10 shows us the physics of it, even after you replace a 4.1” tire with a narrow profiled one, it’s still a 4.1”. I think Gotway is the clear winner here to be the first with an 18” x 3” tire. Early reports have no complaints on turning at speed, but the tire still takes road inconsistensies very smoothly.

I’m pretty sure we’ll finally see a new 16” x 2.5” wheel in 2019 atleast from Gotway and one other manufacturer. Hopefully KingSong.

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Range test yesterday:

Rode it for 52km and I have 4 leds left on the indicator on top of it (which I presume is 40%). Wheel didn't feel slow at the end but I did keep it below 35km/h when it was at that percentage, above 30 km/h.

That's quite the range I must say ?

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Ah and I crashed for the first time with this wheel. Rode into a tunnel to cross a road and right where the tunnel starts, in the middle, there was this drain hole that I didn't see because of light to dark + sunglasses. So I went "BANG" into the hole and got thrown off. I can confirm those G-Form kneepads did an excellent job. Landed on my right knee. Not even a scratch to be seen on my skin. Got up, removed some dust and continued my journey. 

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On 7/2/2018 at 9:26 AM, ir_fuel said:

Range test yesterday:

Rode it for 52km and I have 4 leds left on the indicator on top of it (which I presume is 40%). Wheel didn't feel slow at the end but I did keep it below 35km/h when it was at that percentage, above 30 km/h.

That's quite the range I must say ?

Update!

Seems the lights on the device aren't really telling the truth. There are 10 leds. Of those 10 leds, 4 are still on now after that last ride.

@Ilya Shkolnik fixed Darknessbot for me so I can connect to the RW which apparently has a new BT protocol. His app shows me only 16% and 68.77V left. (Which, for me, makes more sense).

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