Em3ev no longer selling Mac Motors

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Em3ev no longer selling Mac Motors

Post by kudos » Jul 30 2020 9:00am

Hi,

I’ve searched around but can’t seem to find a thread on this subject.

No Mac motors on Em3ev website so I contacted them and they have stopped selling Mac motors! No idea for how long.

This is huge as far as I’m concerned, i’ve been buying Macs from them for years.

Is there anywhere else you can get these from with wheel build that’s reputable, other than the modified clutch less one from grin tech?

Edit: Also no more EEB frames either by the looks of it.....
Build 1A Gary Fisher Wahoo Hardtail : Crystalyte HS3540 40A 49V
Build 1B Gary Fisher Wahoo Hardtail : Mac 10T 30A 49V
Build 1C Gary Fisher Wahoo Hardtail : Crystalyte HS3540 40A 82V
Build 2 Mountain Cycle Fury FS : Mac 8T 40A 57V : Scrapped
Build 3 GT LTS FS : Mac 10T 30A 49V
Build 4 EEB Frame: Mac 8T 40A 49V 32Ah

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Re: Em3ev no longer selling Mac Motors

Post by aroundqube » Jul 30 2020 10:13am

There was a link for Mac / wheel kit posted here : viewtopic.php?f=2&t=66501&p=1567463&hil ... c#p1567463

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Re: Em3ev no longer selling Mac Motors

Post by 2old » Jul 30 2020 10:49am

Eunorau is advertising all over the web AFAICT, but when I looked they had only one type ("8" wind AIR).

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Re: Em3ev no longer selling Mac Motors

Post by MikeSSS » Jul 30 2020 1:06pm

Perhaps somebody else has bought the rights to distribute MAC motors.

I sure hope the MAC line of hub motors continues to be produced.

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Re: Em3ev no longer selling Mac Motors

Post by markz » Jul 30 2020 1:24pm

Its more then likely a COVID-19 problems I could only assume. Just think, we are 4 months into the virus, bicycle stores have sold out of bicycles long ago, Chain Reaction Cycle has sold out of many items since who knows when. Tack on a few extra months for good measure and the backlog of production seems reasonable as people snap up motors. I could only assume of course that EM3EV had a certain amount on their premises, and the manufacturer just cant keep up, or there is a manufacturing problem due to the virus.

Who knows. Its that simple, but I'd put money on COVID-19 is to blame.

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Re: Em3ev no longer selling Mac Motors

Post by MikeSSS » Jul 30 2020 5:08pm

I sure hope it's "out of stock" rather than "no longer selling MAC".

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Re: Em3ev no longer selling Mac Motors

Post by markz » Jul 30 2020 7:14pm

MikeSSS wrote:
Jul 30 2020 5:08pm
I sure hope it's "out of stock" rather than "no longer selling MAC".
Check out who else sells the MAC motor and see what their inventory is, if its sold out or not. I dont know off hand who also sells the MAC motor, I see Luna Cycle sells MAC motors. https://lunacycle.com/mac-motor-asi-hig ... e-hub-kit/

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Re: Em3ev no longer selling Mac Motors

Post by donn » Jul 30 2020 8:39pm

MikeSSS wrote:
Jul 30 2020 5:08pm
I sure hope it's "out of stock" rather than "no longer selling MAC".
Are they supplying bicycle manufacturers? (I would guess they'd have to be - they couldn't get very far just producing motors for garage builders, right?) That might be where the stock went - they let up on production of the MAC stuff that they sell to em3ev et al., diverting resources to keep up with demand on their factory supply lines.

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Re: Em3ev no longer selling Mac Motors

Post by markz » Jul 30 2020 9:17pm

donn wrote:
Jul 30 2020 8:39pm
MikeSSS wrote:
Jul 30 2020 5:08pm
I sure hope it's "out of stock" rather than "no longer selling MAC".
Are they supplying bicycle manufacturers? (I would guess they'd have to be - they couldn't get very far just producing motors for garage builders, right?) That might be where the stock went - they let up on production of the MAC stuff that they sell to em3ev et al., diverting resources to keep up with demand on their factory supply lines.
My guess is there is a pecking order, OEM bike manufacturers are getting first dibs, DIY piece meal stores are last on the list.
I never seen an ebike sold with MAC motor thats OEM, only see Bafang hubs.

Again, I just guess...... for fun.

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