BELT DRIVE on bicycles – Pros and Cons

My book “DIY Lithium Batteries” on sale at
My book “Ultimate DIY eBike Guide” on sale at:
This bike (that I just bought last week) is the Priority Current:

Bikes I covered in this video:
Super Monarch 1000 ($3,499):
Rad Power Bikes RadRover ($1,499):
FREY HT1000 ($2000):
Sondors Elite ($1,999-$2,499):
Wing Freedom ($1,298):
Ariel Rider M-Class ($1,649):
GoCycle ($2,799):
Fiido D11 ($1,299):
Blix Vika+ ($1,599):
Rad Power Bikes RadMini Step-Thru ($1,499):
Lectric XP ($899):
Aventon Sinch ($1,499):
Aventon Level ($1,599):
Juiced RipCurrent ($1,799):

The gear I use to make my videos:
Camera – Sony RX100 VII:
Thermal camera for iPhone/Android:
Drone for “follow me” filming:
Camera for invisible selfie stick shots:

Here are some of the products I use:
Bafang BBS01 kit:
Bafang BBS02 kit:
Bafang BBSHD kit:
250W complete e-bike kit:
500W complete e-bike kit:
1,000W complete e-bike kit:

36V 15Ah Hailong (shark) battery:
48V 15 Ah triangle battery:
52V 20 Ah triangle battery:
All ebike batteries:
All 18650 cells:

100W Flexible solar panel:
100W Folding solar panel:
Cycle Analyst:

The parts that I use for building batteries:
18650 cells:
18650 positive insulating washer:
Nickel strip:
Spot welder:
Silicone wire:
Black 18650 cell spacers:
Vruzend cell spacers:
Large heat shrink tubing:
Small heat shrink tubing:
Foam sheet for protecting battery:
Kapton tape:

***Question response book giveaway rules***
When you guys asks questions in the comments of my videos, I’ll try to answer them. If there are questions that I think would make a good video response, I’ll choose them to do a longer segment. If I choose your question for a video response, you’ll win a copy of my book The Ultimate DIY Ebike Guide (the paperback or the ebook), or my book DIY Lithium Batteries.
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Outro Music: BenSounds
0:00 Intro
0:14 Advantages of belt drives
3:51 Disadvantages of belt drives
6:42 Giveaway winner

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