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    I bought a Bafang Ultra full suspension fat bike from Alibaba.com

    So I recently bought a full suspension fat ebike with a 1000 Watt Bafang Ultra mid drive from a seller on Alibaba.com. At the time there were not many options for a fat bike with the ultra, either that or I didn't search enough, probably a little bit of both.



    I have to admit I didn't do too much research on what components and what not I wanted, I figured I would get the full suspension and that I could change out any components I wanted later on. I did get the hydraulic brake upgrade for $50 and an extra battery for $265. Of course after I agreed to the $265 price she comes right back and adds another $50 for shipping so if you go this route be sure to get the whole price including shipping before agreeing to a price :D. The shipping for the bike from China to my house in California was $567.00. They sent it by UPS and it took only a few days. The bike came out to $1349 before shipping. After I got the bike there was a customs duty that I had to pay to UPS for around $260 before they would release the bike. I heard other people didn't get hit with customs duty, so I am not sure what that is all about, maybe they were honest when they declared the value? I also got a couple of extra derailleur hangers for $12 each. The grand total for everything was $2565.00. Dealing the the seller's customer service rep had some challenges. I explain some of that in this video I made for youtube:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MQgGLCc__l4

    Ultimately I am very happy with this bike. The torque on it is incredible, it just tears right up any hill like nothing, and I weigh 200 pounds. If I were to do it again I would have got a rear cassette with better climbing gear because where I live the trails are steep and long. I think that is one of the first things I am going to upgrade I just have to do some research on what to get (any suggestions for a 8 speed with a climbing gear?).

    Here is the spec sheet for the bike:

    Quotation of Electric Bicycle
    Products Series: Model Name: AKITA Validity: Before 2017-12-31
    Electric Specification
    1 Motor type (Middle Drive) 3nd generation,Bafang Brand
    2 Motor Power 48V1000W
    3 Working Style PAS with Torque Sensor
    4 PAS Type 1:1 with 0-5 Level
    5 Controller BAFANG
    6 Display Bafang
    7 Head Light LED
    8 Rear Light /
    9 Battery Type Lithium battery, Samsung
    10 Battery Voltage & Capacity * "48v 16ah3200Samsung)
    "
    11 Charger Voltage 50-60HZ, AC90-240V
    12
    Bodywork Specification
    1 Body Size 9 Front Fork Alloy with suspension
    2 Frame Material Aluminum Alloy 6061# 10 Derailleur Shimano 8-speed tourney
    3 Folded / 11 Stem Promax, Aluminum
    4 Available Colors Black white 12 Saddle PU
    5 Handlebar Aluminum Alloy 13 Seat Post Alloy
    6 Brake Lever Tektro Cut-off while braking 14 Rim * Alloy Wall 80mm in matt black
    7 Front Brake Tektro Disc brake 180mm 15 Wheel Size and tire 26”*4.0inch
    8 Rear Brake Tektro Disc brake 180mm 16
    Performance
    1 Max Speed 45-50KM/H 5 Loading Capacity 100KG
    2 Max Speed Adjustable Adjust by LCD 6 Charge Time 5-6H
    3 Climbing 20.0% 7 Charge Circle Life >600times
    4 Range per Charge 65KM 8
    Business Item
    1 Certification EN15194 approved 5 Transport Package Carton
    2 HS Code 8711600010 6 Package Size 150*27*90CM
    3 G.W. 22KG 7 Container Loading 20”- 78PCS 40”- 192PCS
    4 N.W. 19KG 8

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    ebike

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      #3
      Nice bike and nice scenery. Did the batteries come separate?

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        #4
        Originally posted by max_volt View Post
        Nice bike and nice scenery. Did the batteries come separate?
        Yes, the batteries were shipped from a US address for some reason.

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          #5
          Hi - new here and looking at a Bafang Ultra Fat Tire and have been told by a US seller that 750W+ cannot be marketed in US so although it's marketed as a 750W, it is in fact a 1000W. Has anyone else hear this? Also is 1000W max currently? Thanks much!

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            #6
            Nice looking bike man! Congrats

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              #7
              II would like the tech support and pros and cons for Sur Ron lightbee controllers asi bac 800 and new Sur Ron x with regen braking and price availability need an upgrade you guys rock stay cutting edge and the standard respects Mark

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