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No more battery

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Just taken delivery of a new 250. Vertigo have got rid of the 9V battery. Bike was built Jan 2017. Apologies to existing owners, I forgot to ask if they can eliminate this on earlier bikes.

Very pleased so far!

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1 hour ago, jonnyjibs said:

Just taken delivery of a new 250. Vertigo have got rid of the 9V battery. Bike was built Jan 2017. Apologies to existing owners, I forgot to ask if they can eliminate this on earlier bikes.

Very pleased so far!

Are you sure? My new 2017 250 turned up today and still has the battery wrapped up in the air box...

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Mine was built on 14.12.2016 so it a little older than yours so still has the little Hart. Was yours delivered today??

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1 minute ago, evo boy said:

Mine was built on 14.12.2016 so it a little older than yours so still has the little Hart. Was yours delivered today??

 Yes, just after midday. Very pleased with it, although I've not been further than the bottom of the garden. Really noticed a difference between maps on the slippy stuff. As you have said in another post, top service from Nick and VertigoUK, top team.

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2 minutes ago, jonnyjibs said:

 Yes, just after midday. Very pleased with it, although I've not been further than the bottom of the garden. Really noticed a difference between maps on the slippy stuff. As you have said in another post, top service from Nick and VertigoUK, top team.

Yours must of been the other one in the van. Yes Great bike love the mapping choices. I'm very happy with the bike and Thanks again Nick @ VertigoUK. Roll on Sunday.

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Confirmed that the Newest Ice Hells have the same battery less system as the Titanium bikes.

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I confirmed this with my importer a week ago, all the newer bike come with a different flywheel and no battery.  Any of 2.xx maps need the new flywheel to work, they moved the angular relationship between the pick-up and the keyway (crank position).  I was told that this was due to the Vandal and how it it set up, they want all the parts to cross over that can.

There is a battery elimination kit available, think it's about $150.  Haven't had an issue with mine so not too worried to switch but will eventually.  I'm guessing most of the new map development will be with that system.

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20 minutes ago, elemetal said:

I confirmed this with my importer a week ago, all the newer bike come with a different flywheel and no battery.  Any of 2.xx maps need the new flywheel to work, they moved the angular relationship between the pick-up and the keyway (crank position).  I was told that this was due to the Vandal and how it it set up, they want all the parts to cross over that can.

 

Retards!

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Retards!

Not sure if they retarded it or advanced it.....; )

I was told it was to accommodate a stator that could power lights etc.  There was no charge for the flywheel swap, map update or labor.

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Turns out I will be a guinea pig for the wireless update.  1.3 map on my bike and others with the battery is causing hard start issues.  In order to sort this out my dealer wants to load a 2.0 map on but it needs the battery-less system installed.  Dealer is going to put it in for me and load up the 2.0; I should have it back this weekend so will report back slightly as to any positive or negative affects.

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