Looking to purchase 2018 kenevo expert .

maynard

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So I own 2nd gen levo . I'm not as familiar with first gen bikes. Any thing I should be checking before purchase in regards to electrics / motor. The wierd lights display on the battery in particular and what to look for . All other parts I'm good ! I know Zimmerframe owns a kenevo. Or did . Maybe u can assist mate . Cheers 🍻
 

Doomanic

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Wouldn't you be better off with a 2nd Generation Kenevo? At least you'd have a spare battery.
 

maynard

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Just seems like a bargain . I test rode it everything seems good to me . When i turned bike on . I thought maybe a red light flashed . Before green LEDs came on . Do we have a video on the forum of normal start up for first gen bikes ?
 

Zimmerframe

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It's a solid bike. Pretty much indestructible. The frame isn't "light" but it should last forever no matter what you do with it.

The 1.3 is similar to the Mag's except it's ally so doesn't have the problems with bonded parts coming free inside as they're press fit. Seems semi reliable as long as you don't pedal strike too much or regular jet wash it. The 1.2's had heat issues and were modded to the 1.2e's (efficient/less power).

Mines been fully submerged a few times for 200+ meters and is still going strong - I have compensated though and haven't washed it for 2 years now.

A 1.3 should give you the full 20 amps, so at full charge, possibly over 800w depending on the state of the battery.

Battery health has probably degraded. Mine dropped 10% in the first couple of months, but has since stayed pretty similar (Use Blevo for a more accurate reading).

It's pretty much a do anything bike. Happy being thrown down the rockiest madness or bumbling to a mates for a coffee.

With a 500wh battery it gives absolutely crap range with anything really draggy like DH22's.




Recently changed all the bearings on mine so it feels all nice and tight again.
 

maynard

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Pls excuse the mess . Here's the new beast

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Zimmerframe

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If it's de restricted those kms will be of . Can't get it to connect to other accurate app . If so maybe 1100 . Battery seems good is holding full charge
If it is de-restricted then sometimes Mission Control works out what the KM's should actually be if I remember correctly.

I think it shows you the wheel size too. If you've not paid for Blevo, I think eGenesis will also show you the wheelsize.

Blevo will show the wheelsize correctly, but should show the "speed limit" set higher than standard.

Though I guess riding it for 2 minutes and you'd know if it's set as standard or not.

Blevo should in theory give you a fairly accurate indication of Battery health.

Congrats ! It looks tidy/fairly standard .. Cranks look weird.
 

maynard

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I'm pretty shore it's de restricted. Which I would of done anyway . I can't get blevo to work ATM. Yeh cranks look heaps wierd . I noticed that when i got home . Big chunky wierd looking. It's so much more manoeuvrable than my levo . Please explain why ?
 

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