Not all lightweight batteries are created equal

January 17, 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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Explaining Capacity of a Lightweight Lithium Battery

December 17, 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 12, 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 09, 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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