Mechanical Topics - Brake Adjustments, Flat Tires, & Bike Part Related

Answers for common mechanical questions unrelated to the electrical system.

I can’t read the tire pressure requirements on the tire.
For the best mileage possible, you want to run the maximum pressure labeled on the side of the tire. If you are unable to read this, start at 65PSI for 2” o...
Wed, 24 Jun, 2020 at 4:34 PM
I want to run tubeless tires - what can I do?
For EVELO models that are tubeless ready, you need to purchase a tubeless conversion kit, which can be found at most local bicycle shops or online retailers...
Wed, 24 Jun, 2020 at 4:43 PM
I want to add tire liners to prevent punctures.
Tire Liners are a great way to prevent punctures if installed properly.  We recommend working with your local bicycle shop to have these installed to ensure...
Wed, 24 Jun, 2020 at 5:08 PM
Should I use slime in my electric bike tires?
Slime Tubes and adding Slime can be a great way to prevent flat tires, however they can cause quite a mess in the event of a larger puncture. If you choose ...
Wed, 24 Jun, 2020 at 5:08 PM
I only have 25 miles on the bike and I already have a flat.
Unfortunately flat tires are a part of cycling. Your local bicycle shop can fix a flat tire without any issues, since EVELO models use standard bike parts. ...
Wed, 24 Jun, 2020 at 5:09 PM
Can I put knobby tires on my bike?
Knobby Tires can be added to any EVELO model, but we may need to run a smaller size tire if you plan to keep / utilize full length fenders. Send a message t...
Wed, 24 Jun, 2020 at 5:18 PM
My bike seat / saddle is uncomfortable. What can I do?
EVELO models all use a standard bicycle saddle, so your options are limitless! Take a look at our Comfort Saddle available on our Accessories page linked be...
Wed, 24 Jun, 2020 at 5:20 PM
Harmony Wheel Removal (Aurora Limited, Galaxy)
Disconnect Harmony by pulling plug opposite direction of the white arrow. Sleeve is spring loaded and will unlock. Loosen axle nut with 15mm wrench...
Mon, 2 Nov, 2020 at 6:03 PM
Removing Aurora Rear Wheel
Invert the bicycle or put it in a bicycle stand to elevate the rear wheel. Disconnect the Harmony harness from the Harmony interface by grabbing the knu...
Tue, 3 Nov, 2020 at 3:13 PM
Replacing Galaxy 24/500 Rack
Remove battery from rack. Remove two philips screws on dock cover.   Remove the cover from the dock by depressing the latches on the side. ...
Thu, 19 Nov, 2020 at 3:45 PM