Quick dyi on aligning bicycle disc brakes by hand on my 2017 Vilano Atom( http://amzn.to/2fV0dX0 ) electric bike. The brakes needed to be trued so i wont scrap. *** BRAKES ARE IMPORTANT. PLEASE BRING IT TO A BICYCLE MECHANIC to have it checked out and set up properly with the right tools*** Btw, my Youtube vlogs and reviews may also have associated affiliate links to products that may earn from qualifying purchases.
After upgrading the original 2017 Vilano Atom( http://amzn.to/2fV0dX0 ) 24 mph cheap ebike freewheel from 14-30 to 11-30 ( http://amzn.to/2fW2r8i ) , i am taking it on my first test ride. there is significantly more pedal control over 25-35 kph speeds over the standard freewheel. i also upgraded the pedals to fold. The brakes needed to be trued so i wont scrap.
This video applies to pretty much any hub motor ebike that has a cable coming out of the hub motor. The stock Shimano 7 speed free had 14-30 teeth which on 20 inch tires had a top pedal speed of 13-15 MPH (20 kph). Swaping to a 11-30 teeth DNP Epoch Freewheel allows the top pedal speed to go to about 18 mph (30 kph).
This helps as with the pedal assist is up to 24 mph (40 kph). This will allow for more control over the bike at the higher speeds. This bike is governed to assist to 24 mph, I am not changing that, i am just upgrading the freewheels so it better matches the higher speeds of this bike.
Equipment in this video:
The Vilano Atom e-bike in this video: http://amzn.to/2fV0dX0
Dnp 11-30 t freewheel : http://amzn.to/2fW2r8i
Adjustable Wrench: http://amzn.to/2g32xuY
Park Tool Freewheel Remover FR1.3: http://amzn.to/2ihiHBT
Folding Bike Pedal: http://amzn.to/2gdbbac
This is how i do it for entertainment. I am not a professional mechanic. ***Do this at your own risk! *** Better yet bring it to an bicycle repair shop or professional. . Thanks for watching.
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