Fiamma EBike replacement rails.

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  1. Masman

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    We have EBikes and have seen on web EBike replacement rails. I know about the Weight difference, But wondering if anyone has changed theirs.
     
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    Changed mine from the standard rail supplied with fiamma rack to ebike rails they are about 100mm longer to allow for the extra length on a ebike.
    Easy job just a couple of bolts to undo and tighten.
     
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  3. Masman

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    Cheers Kelv. Will look into them.Ive seen John cross do them.
     
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    We never changed our standard rails when we got our Ebikes, (Kalkhof Aguttu's which are longer than standard push bikes) The Ebikes still fit on with a couple of inches spare either end of the rails. Have you measured your wheel centres to see if you need to change ?
     
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    I have 2 kalkhof ebikes one did fit on the rail but the other one was border line so I decided to change the rails so yes I agree it is worth measuring your wheel centres.
    I was told when buying the rails that they where a bit more robust than the standard rail to allow for extra weight but when they arrived not a lot of difference.
     
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    Two new rails fitted. A lot better fit.wheel chocks are a lot better and with E Bike having bigger tyres the bikes definitely stand better on the rack.
     
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    Same bikes: we never changed the rails the seemed to work okay but ours were the 46in wheels - if you have the largest would consider upgrading the rail but again otherwise fine.
     
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    We never changed our rails and have not encountered any problems.
     
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    yes sorry - we have the first electric penny farthing
     

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