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02-19-21, 08:31 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 147
Posted By alloo

Ebike Tax Credit

https://www.forbes.com/sites/anthonynitti/2021/02/14/congressmen-propose-30-percent-income-tax-credit-for-the-purchase-of-an-electric-bike/?sh=7322b6a3130a

What do you think? If you do support...
Forum: Southwest
02-15-21, 04:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 306
Posted By alloo

I would watch some videos by Ryan Van Duzer on...

I would watch some videos by Ryan Van Duzer on youtube as he has done the continental divide trail and they're other sources on youtube that do long distance bike packing. You might get some bike...
02-09-21, 01:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 386
Posted By alloo

It's about time for an Ebike Tax Credit

New 30% US tax credit introduced for electric bicycle sales (electrek.co) (https://electrek.co/2021/02/09/new-e-bike-act-introduces-30-us-federal-tax-credit-for-electric-bicycle-purchases/)
01-27-21, 08:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 653
Posted By alloo

Have you tried these guys? I'm not sure about the...

Have you tried these guys? I'm not sure about the Cargobike but it doesnt hurt to try. Good Luck

https://www.bicyclebluebook.com/
01-27-21, 08:44 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,336
Posted By alloo

I had a regular bike for commuting, but quickly...

I had a regular bike for commuting, but quickly got on the bike for time consistency purposes for incement weather and to be less sweaty at work. I commute about 12 miles one way and have been doing...
01-27-21, 08:34 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 22,302
Posted By alloo

Just so you know you can also purchase Priority...

Just so you know you can also purchase Priority bicycles from Costco if you have a membership. I haven't seen them in stores just on the website....
01-24-21, 06:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 776
Posted By alloo

What type of riding do you do? Hills? Flats? Does...

What type of riding do you do? Hills? Flats? Does she need to pedal all the time?
01-24-21, 06:50 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,261
Posted By alloo

32F No Snow/Ice on the ground. I have been down...

32F No Snow/Ice on the ground. I have been down to 25 F.
01-21-21, 10:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 421
Posted By alloo

I do since I don't want people to take my bike...

I do since I don't want people to take my bike with Electric Assist.
01-03-21, 11:06 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,646
Posted By alloo

I try to ride 4x per week commuting 24 miles...

I try to ride 4x per week commuting 24 miles round trip. I don't ride in ice/snow. I'm 55 and weigh about 210 lbs.
12-31-20, 08:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,032
Posted By alloo

I only have one ebike. A Blix Aveny that I...

I only have one ebike. A Blix Aveny that I commute to work weather permitting. This year I rode 2600 miles. I don't own a car and I ride a motorscooter or catch public transportation. My previous...
12-30-20, 09:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 636
Posted By alloo

How do FatTire Folding bikes work in the snow?

How do FatTire Folding bikes work in the snow?
12-27-20, 11:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 636
Posted By alloo

Thank You! I don't care about studed tires.

Thank You! I don't care about studed tires.
12-27-20, 06:01 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,817
Posted By alloo

No load, just commuting. Denver is relatively...

No load, just commuting. Denver is relatively flat, some hills but not too many. The bike is to maintain balance on the ice. The load would be my lunch bag and gear to stay warm for our crazy...
12-26-20, 06:25 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,817
Posted By alloo

I'm thinking about getting a Tricycle Cargo Bike...

I'm thinking about getting a Tricycle Cargo Bike for winter commuting. Not sure about the snow tires though. Here in Denver our temperature oscillates above and below freezing hence Snow turns to ice...
12-26-20, 06:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 477
Posted By alloo

ECargo Bikes

Which of the three styles of Cargo Bikes have the most utility and why? Long Tail? Tricycle? Front Box? If you were to commute on one for four seasons which would you get? Why?
12-26-20, 06:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 636
Posted By alloo

Winter Commuter

I'm looking at getting a long Cargo ebike or a Tricycle Cargo eBike for commuting in the winter on Snow. What are your thoughts? Which is safer?
12-26-20, 06:16 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 6,120
Posted By alloo

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/894x821/mapmyride1608984782807_f7828d804ebb2437d9eae7374435140c27e5138b.png
12-24-20, 10:15 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 12,986
Posted By alloo

When I gave up my car in 2015 I opted for a...

When I gave up my car in 2015 I opted for a motorscooter and I read this book: How to Live Well Without Owning A Car by Chris Balish. https://www.amazon.com/How-Live-Well-Without-Owning/dp/1580087574...
12-24-20, 10:00 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,344
Posted By alloo

2600 miles

2600 miles
12-23-20, 09:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,705
Posted By alloo

I just use a neck gaiter. It works for me with...

I just use a neck gaiter. It works for me with Ski goggles.
12-23-20, 07:55 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,735
Posted By alloo

I was wondering how Rad Power Wagon bikes handle...

I was wondering how Rad Power Wagon bikes handle in the snow vs Rad City Bike? I don't own any rad power bike products but have always admired this company. What are your thoughts? How does a Cargo...
12-21-20, 09:35 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,763
Posted By alloo

I listen to the music. How I'm going to get...

I listen to the music. How I'm going to get through the snow/ice. How beautiful nature is. Lots of beautiful scenery on the bike trail. Whatever is affecting my life? Can I beat the car across the...
12-21-20, 09:30 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,705
Posted By alloo

Priority Current is an awesome bike.

Priority Current is an awesome bike.
12-21-20, 09:28 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,407
Posted By alloo

I wear a bakaclava with a half shell motorcycle...

I wear a bakaclava with a half shell motorcycle helmet(with ear guards), a neck gaiter, merino wool base layer, sometimes a vest, and a neoprene bicycle jacket. For my lower body, I wear fleeced...
12-20-20, 05:34 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,735
Posted By alloo

It's hard to argue with success. Rad Powerbikes...

It's hard to argue with success. Rad Powerbikes are consistently rated as a good value bike. If a LBS doesn't want to work they're a lot of mobile bike repair shops that will work on your bike. They...
12-18-20, 08:17 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 10,456
Posted By alloo

Just apply for the job that you're qualified and...

Just apply for the job that you're qualified and go to work. It doesn't matter how you get to work. I haven't owned a car since 2005. People don't get it. You have uber, bicycling, public...
Forum: Commuting
12-18-20, 08:14 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,959
Posted By alloo

I don't have a cut off time, but a cutoff...

I don't have a cut off time, but a cutoff temperature. My cut off temperature is 32 F if its a few degress colder I will ride. It's safer during not commute hours.
12-18-20, 07:57 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,407
Posted By alloo

Mark Twain once said "the coldest winter is a...

Mark Twain once said "the coldest winter is a summer in San Francisco." This man is not responsible for the weather where he lives. The body adapts to the weather where you live. If he's cold at 50 F...
Forum: Commuting
12-16-20, 08:01 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 11,999
Posted By alloo

Go and buy some ski gogles!

Go and buy some ski gogles!
12-11-20, 08:42 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,691
Posted By alloo

I ride my ebike 10 miles one way to work. I break...

I ride my ebike 10 miles one way to work. I break a sweat but not as much as when I rode a regular bicycle. If you have hills I would get a mid drive bike. I get to work early cool off and change....
12-08-20, 08:03 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,794
Posted By alloo

I started bicycling again about two years. I...

I started bicycling again about two years. I haven't owned a car since 2005. I mainly get around on my motorscooter. My fantasy was to get a beach cruiser and cruise the neighborhood. I'm a Type 2...
12-08-20, 07:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 768
Posted By alloo

Are these bikes considered cruisers? #1...

Are these bikes considered cruisers?

#1 https://evelo.com/products/aurora-limited?variant=32084058374255

#2 https://www.gazellebikes.com/en-us/gazelle-ultimate-c380-hmb

#3...
11-29-20, 06:24 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,315
Posted By alloo

We like to think we're the center of the ebike...

We like to think we're the center of the ebike universe. Unfortunately, we're not.
11-29-20, 06:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,243
Posted By alloo

Use a mobile bike repair business if you can't...

Use a mobile bike repair business if you can't find a LBS. Mobile bike repairs are usually cheaper and come to your house or business.
11-27-20, 06:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,752
Posted By alloo

I see lots of bikes at pawnshops.

I see lots of bikes at pawnshops.
11-26-20, 07:07 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,713
Posted By alloo

I don't ride when they're ice/snow. Our...

I don't ride when they're ice/snow. Our temperatures in Denver oscillate between below/above 32F causing ice. I ride in the dark so I can't take a chance. I catch the bus if it's below 32 F. If it's...
11-26-20, 07:03 PM
Replies: 3,264
Views: 322,938
Posted By alloo

Everytime I ride the bike

Everytime I ride the bike
11-21-20, 10:36 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,713
Posted By alloo

I'm opposite of you. I let the bike take the fall...

I'm opposite of you. I let the bike take the fall and protect my body.
11-21-20, 09:07 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,992
Posted By alloo

Are you a cyclist?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vMed1qceJ_Q

What do you think? Are you a cyclist? Do you encounter these situations as an enthusiast? I found this video very insightful and wanted to share it with...
11-19-20, 06:58 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,315
Posted By alloo

My friend said that Powersports dealers are...

My friend said that Powersports dealers are getting ebikes before bicycle shops.
11-19-20, 12:43 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,315
Posted By alloo

Powersports and Ebikes

Now that Yamaha, Serial 1 and various automaker have gotten into Ebikes. The bicycle industry may be outmarketed and lose control of ebikes industry because of the lack of resources. What are your...
11-19-20, 12:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 455
Posted By alloo

Laws when pedestrians ruled the streets

https://www.vox.com/2015/1/15/7551873/jaywalking-history
11-17-20, 04:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 965
Posted By alloo

Just make sure that you bring your battery inside...

Just make sure that you bring your battery inside at home and at the office. I ride my ebike year around.
11-17-20, 04:50 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,684
Posted By alloo

Merino Wool baselayer, Jersey, and Windproof...

Merino Wool baselayer, Jersey, and Windproof jacket. That should work.
11-17-20, 04:43 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 10,409
Posted By alloo

Buy an ebike and you will enjoy riding more.

Buy an ebike and you will enjoy riding more.
11-14-20, 06:30 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,447
Posted By alloo

I catch public transit when the weather is bad....

I catch public transit when the weather is bad. It takes longer that my bike rides. One thing people fail to mention is that public transit isn't a hot spot of COVID. Not one case in my city has been...
11-14-20, 06:23 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,317
Posted By alloo

The issue with kits is that regular spokes and...

The issue with kits is that regular spokes and tires can't handle the additional weight, frame flex, and speed of an ebike. The additional weight is because the frames are stronger. Ebikes don't need...
11-12-20, 09:42 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,412
Posted By alloo

I use about three layers baselayer, fleece vest,...

I use about three layers baselayer, fleece vest, and windproof jacket. I use regular cargo pants above 40F and Fleece lined Cargo pants below 40 F. Regular cross trainer shoes. I don't ride in ice....
11-12-20, 09:32 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,015
Posted By alloo

I commute about 12 miles oneway in Denver all...

I commute about 12 miles oneway in Denver all season four days a week. I like these bikes:

https://www.prioritybicycles.com/products/current

https://evelo.com/products/aurora-limited
...
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