I saw this video and knew I had to make a post about Hyena. He's been active on the ES for years, and before he got sick he was selling ebikes and components down in Australia. In fact, right now he's working on a group buy of some Crystalyte x5400s (the big brother of the 30lb x5300 hub motors) for Australians.
"200w" legalization stickers - because aussie cops don't want you to outrun kangaroos
Speaking of out running animals - Hyena was attacked on a bike trail by what must be some sort of tasmanian devil or sinister platypus. Luckily his bike is not legal, and he could make a quick get away.
Hyena's bikes are what I dub off road "have a blast" bikes. A modern downhill or mountain frame with some lipo packs strapped to the top tube and a hub motor in the back. Simple, clean, and ludicrously fun looking.
He has a really nice battery setup for his bikes:
Speaking of batteries - here is his opinion on some common ebike chemistries:
Hyena is a well liked and respected member of the ebike community. Just look at this package fellow ebikers aussie jester sent him: