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Roger DeCoster asking about lithium motorcycle batteries

Lithium batteries in cold weather

March 25, 2013

At the beginning of every riding season, we tend to get lots of phone calls with people asking very similar questions- about using lithium motorcycle batteries in cold weather.

This makes sense, as in much of the US the grip of winter is starting to loosen, prompting people to start to consider riding their motorcycles. For a lightweight motorcycle battery company this means lots of people are replacing batteries, or trying to figure out what happened to the batteries they have.

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Boulder Motorsports Pierbon uses Pulse P2 lithium motorcycle battery

Lightweight Battery Warranty Explained

January 17, 2013

With the riding season fast approaching, the crew at Full Spectrum Power is working overtime to get ready for the frantic rush of production, orders, shipping, and...lightweight battery warranty calls.

When I tell people that we get the majority of our warranty related calls and emails at the beginning of the year, they usually give me a strang...

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Not all lightweight batteries are created equal

January 16, 2013

This is the first part in a multi-part post, where I am going to compare lightweight batteries currently available for sale in North America. I am going to include as many competing brands as possible, but may not be able to look at all of them. I hope you enjoy this, and find it informative.

As far as I can tell, there has never been a real comparison of lightweight lithium batteries in the powersports market. There have been a few reviews, and some articles written about lithium s...

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Balance Charger or BMS for Lightweight Lithium Battery?

Balance Charger or BMS for Lightweight Lithium Battery?

January 01, 2013

This week I am going to write about another topic relating to lightweight lithium batteries like our Pulse batteries. Last week, I talked about caring for a lightweight lithium battery during the winter, and explained why you should not use a Battery Tender® on a lithium battery. Judging from the response we got via email and our Read More

Explaining Capacity of a Lightweight Lithium Battery

December 16, 2012

Last week I posted some basic thoughts about the use of Battery Tender® chargers on lithium batteries, and gave a few examples showing why this would not be a good idea. I also pointed out that several of our competitors claim that you can use a Battery Tender® on lithium batteries, or that this type of charger isnt ever needed.

I always laugh when I see, ...

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Battery Tender for a Lithium Battery?

Battery Tender for a Lithium Battery?

December 11, 2012

For most of the US, winter has arrived with just enough cold to bring a halt to the riding season. Hopefully, most of you reading this post are taking the time to prepare your motorcycle for storage.

While there are a number of things that should be done to a motorcycle for winter storage, at Full Spectrum Power we a...

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Lightweight Battery Questions

December 03, 2012

This weekend, the Full Spectrum Power crew spent some time filming video at the shop. I am going to post a series of videos where I talk about every aspect of using lightweight batteries in vehicles. We get lots of questions about lightweight batteries, which we have covered on our FAQ page, but talking about them on video is often a better way to get your point across.

When you work around this stuff eve...

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Heading to “The Battery Show”!

November 08, 2012

This week, the Full Spectrum Power crew heads to Novi, Michigan for the biggest battery trade show of the year: The Battery Show: The Expo for Advanced Batteries.

This is the place where the powertrain engineers and battery companies come to learn about new and exciting power developments. Of course, Full Spectrum Power will be there.

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