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04-12-21, 06:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 119
Posted By cat0020

Unfortunately, Paris, does not represent ALL OF...

Unfortunately, Paris, does not represent ALL OF FRANCE.
It may be a great idea for Paris to implement this, to reduce the motor vehicle traffic, parking, etc..
I guess it's a good step towards...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-21, 06:20 AM
Replies: 187
Views: 39,474
Posted By cat0020

It's great to see someone who can build their own...

It's great to see someone who can build their own bike from cheap frame purchases & make the complete bike last for over 5 years.
Regardless of where the frame came from, bike looks nice, seems to...
04-07-21, 07:38 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 557
Posted By cat0020

Here in NYC, food, groceries & restaurant...

Here in NYC, food, groceries & restaurant businesses have relied on delivery folks on ebikes well before the pandemic.
Most, if not all of these ebike delivery folks are on hub-motor, cheap Chinese...
04-02-21, 07:37 AM
Replies: 798
Views: 932,273
Posted By cat0020

May need to reach minimum post count before...

May need to reach minimum post count before posting pictures.

Here are pictures of my Chinese cargo eBike purchased from Alibaba:
https://i.imgur.com/PbaO4l7.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/8tsb1Lo.jpg
04-01-21, 03:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,334
Posted By cat0020

Some new tech to replace front derailleur x2...

Some new tech to replace front derailleur x2 drivetrain: https://youtu.be/UFMhUYoqFyc
03-27-21, 03:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 382
Posted By cat0020

On or off-road? What is the (pedestrian or...

On or off-road?

What is the (pedestrian or motor vehicle) traffic pattern that you will be riding in?

Will you be carrying cargo or heavy items on your bike?

Do you use your current 48t...
Forum: Triathlon
03-25-21, 05:29 PM
Replies: 780
Views: 384,395
Posted By cat0020

Built this back in 2019, picture taken while...

Built this back in 2019, picture taken while doing setup test rides with flat pedals.
https://i.imgur.com/3V1shui.jpg
03-23-21, 07:58 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,364
Posted By cat0020

Candidate for frontend transplant, taller fork...

Candidate for frontend transplant, taller fork stack height to compensate for lower profile tire, not sure if more suspension travel:

https://i.imgur.com/WMfrJRc.jpg
...
03-22-21, 05:56 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,364
Posted By cat0020

Yeah, I started with 25 psi, went up to near 40...

Yeah, I started with 25 psi, went up to near 40 psi.. those fat tires just get louder... hopefully they wear out quick when ridden on pavement then I can get replacement with street oriented tires.
03-20-21, 06:43 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,364
Posted By cat0020

I've ridden my Chinese Cargo ebike for about 32...

I've ridden my Chinese Cargo ebike for about 32 miles in Brooklyn this week.

In temperature in the 40 degree F, battery got down to about 70% from 100%.

The 20" fat, treaded tires are really...
03-19-21, 12:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,334
Posted By cat0020

Well, each one of the cars I have ever owned cost...

Well, each one of the cars I have ever owned cost less $$.. even the ones that lasted me decades & few hundred thousands of miles.. priorities, I guess.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-06-21, 11:33 AM
Replies: 3,009
Views: 833,527
Posted By cat0020

I specified the Ultimate & Blade frames with rear...

I specified the Ultimate & Blade frames with rear wheel cut-out, no other frame in the current market offer the same feature on ti frames, due to the difficulty, tooling & man-hour required to...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-06-21, 10:29 AM
Replies: 3,009
Views: 833,527
Posted By cat0020

Litespeed no long fabricate frames like Ultimate...

Litespeed no long fabricate frames like Ultimate & Blade with full 6/4 tubing, rear wheel cut-out, tapered tubing from end to end.

For general population, non-sanctioned competitive cycling,...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-06-21, 07:41 AM
Replies: 3,009
Views: 833,527
Posted By cat0020

Shaping & tubing manipulation in titanium is...

Shaping & tubing manipulation in titanium is similar process that steel, but the tooling required are much more expensive and those tool fail at higher frequency than steel work tooling.
Cost to...
03-02-21, 01:48 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,954
Posted By cat0020

May not apply 100% with fat tire, but sure...

May not apply 100% with fat tire, but sure applies for going fast on pavement with road tires.

https://youtu.be/yrHxQg1OW0A
03-01-21, 02:21 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,954
Posted By cat0020

AFAIK fat tires require less tire pressure, for...

AFAIK fat tires require less tire pressure, for more contact patch to surface, better traction, more comfort, less puncture or pinch flat.
Also if you have a more powerful hub motor, the...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-01-21, 10:49 AM
Replies: 3,009
Views: 833,527
Posted By cat0020

Most people just want to know about the latest &...

Most people just want to know about the latest & greatest.. most titanium frames are built to last a lifetime, for 90% of performance needs of the masses.
The ultra-lightweight, super thin-walled...
02-27-21, 03:13 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,364
Posted By cat0020

With two batteries, 43.7 mph may still be a...

With two batteries, 43.7 mph may still be a stretch on the flat.. 30 mph shouldn't be much problem as PAS with a decent rider.
But cargo bike carrying enough weight heading down a nice hill, 43.7...
02-27-21, 11:53 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,364
Posted By cat0020

Just because it's capable of 43.7 mph, doesn't...

Just because it's capable of 43.7 mph, doesn't mean that you have to ride it at 43.7 mph anywhere.

I ride between lanes because it is safe for me to filter through stopped vehicle traffic to the...
02-27-21, 10:26 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,364
Posted By cat0020

Regardless of wheel size, the max speed setting...

Regardless of wheel size, the max speed setting is for top speed of motor control... which means the electric motor would cut out at setting speed of 43.7 mph.

I've gone over 60 mph on my road...
02-26-21, 03:27 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,364
Posted By cat0020

Finally the streets are somewhat dry & clean of...

Finally the streets are somewhat dry & clean of salt.. took the cargo bike out for a short spin..
Battery shows +53V, and the motor feels like it.. the raw torque of this motor/battery combo is...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-25-21, 07:14 PM
Replies: 1,111
Views: 306,652
Posted By cat0020

In the city that never sleep. ...

In the city that never sleep.
https://i.imgur.com/PYE1SDn.jpg
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-25-21, 07:12 PM
Replies: 1,111
Views: 306,652
Posted By cat0020

https://i.imgur.com/DCcQubY.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/DCcQubY.jpg
02-16-21, 12:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,334
Posted By cat0020

IME, after riding 30+ year of upright & 16+ years...

IME, after riding 30+ year of upright & 16+ years recumebent; no saddle is comfortable for extra long distance.

Is your build going to have a cargo frame like any below?
...
02-16-21, 11:51 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,334
Posted By cat0020

Sounds like an interesting build, upright or...

Sounds like an interesting build, upright or recumbent? Recumbent would be better for comfort over long distance.

Nothing wrong with putting your priorities in 2-wheel vehicles. I drive a 2wd...
02-16-21, 08:01 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,334
Posted By cat0020

How many units of Rohloff hub equipped ebikes do...

How many units of Rohloff hub equipped ebikes do you sell vs regular geared or mid-drive ebikes?

Where is your shop located?
02-14-21, 09:22 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,364
Posted By cat0020

This cargo bike is not meant for performance...

This cargo bike is not meant for performance cycling.
Just as any eBay purchase, you pay in full when you place the order, I use my credit card the have fraud protection and allow me to dispute the...
02-11-21, 06:56 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,364
Posted By cat0020

Spec sheet shows max 40km/h.. 24.8 mph.. ...

Spec sheet shows max 40km/h.. 24.8 mph..

It's a cargo bike, will be used in NYC metro among congested motor vehicle traffic; I don't expect to spend significant amount of time at top speed with...
02-10-21, 02:02 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,364
Posted By cat0020

Cargo ebike delivered today, came in a sturdy...

Cargo ebike delivered today, came in a sturdy wooden box wrapped in shrink-wrap...
https://i.imgur.com/yDZ6iAJ.jpg

Inside the wooden box is heavy cardboard box:
https://i.imgur.com/xirbntL.jpg
...
02-10-21, 08:10 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,143
Posted By cat0020

First you need to establish your parameter &...

First you need to establish your parameter & expectation from a e-bike.

What kind of cycling do you want to do on it? on or off-pavement? among motor vehicles or only pedestrians?

Will you be...
01-22-21, 09:58 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,334
Posted By cat0020

That some serious chunk of $$.. can get some...

That some serious chunk of $$.. can get some really nice motorcycle(s) for that $$.
01-21-21, 12:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,334
Posted By cat0020

Question Mid-drive with Rohloff rear hub?

Are there many mid-drive e-bike riders using internal 14-speed Rohloff rear hub?

Any extra wear to the Rohloff transmission or chain when combined human pedal power & electric mid-drive motor?
...
Forum: Foo
01-17-21, 12:29 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,438
Posted By cat0020

Picked up a 2002 Honda Reflex ABS with 8.8k mi....

Picked up a 2002 Honda Reflex ABS with 8.8k mi. on odometer. $600
Used as a pit bike on horse race tracks.
It came with a GIVI top box, needed new tires and likely new brake hoses.
I changed all...
Forum: Foo
01-10-21, 11:37 AM
Replies: 8,062
Views: 1,528,836
Posted By cat0020

RED JAGUAR D-TYPE – BRITAIN’S LE MANS-DOMINATING...

RED JAGUAR D-TYPE – BRITAIN’S LE MANS-DOMINATING SUPERCAR (https://silodrome.com/red-jaguar-d-type/)

https://silodrome.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/12/Jaguar-D-Type-Racing-Car-1600x1284.jpg
...
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-10-21, 08:59 AM
Replies: 1,528
Views: 639,754
Posted By cat0020

$20 for a life lesson in what to look for when...

$20 for a life lesson in what to look for when you purchase a used bike.
Forum: Foo
01-03-21, 11:31 AM
Replies: 8,062
Views: 1,528,836
Posted By cat0020

Toyota 2000 GT...

Toyota 2000 GT (https://silodrome.com/toyota-2000-gt-car/)

https://silodrome.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/Toyota-2000GT-Doors-1600x1073.jpg
...
Forum: Foo
01-03-21, 11:28 AM
Replies: 8,062
Views: 1,528,836
Posted By cat0020

Eagle Lightweight GT...

Eagle Lightweight GT (https://silodrome.com/eagle-lightweight-gt/)

https://silodrome.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/Eagle-Lightweight-GT-740x493.jpg
...
Forum: Foo
01-02-21, 06:21 PM
Replies: 8,062
Views: 1,528,836
Posted By cat0020

1993 Isdera Commendatore 112i Is the Mid-Engine...

1993 Isdera Commendatore 112i Is the Mid-Engine V-12 Supercar Time Forgot (https://www.motortrend.com/news/1993-isdera-commendatore-112i-rm-sothebys-auction/)...
Forum: Foo
01-02-21, 01:27 PM
Replies: 8,062
Views: 1,528,836
Posted By cat0020

THE ONLY DE TOMASO MANGUSTA SHELBY MKV PROTOTYPE...

THE ONLY DE TOMASO MANGUSTA SHELBY MKV PROTOTYPE EVER MADE (https://silodrome.com/de-tomaso-mangusta-shelby-mkv-prototype/)...
01-01-21, 02:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 709
Posted By cat0020

Shouldn't be difficult to find replacement...

Shouldn't be difficult to find replacement batteries for name brand e-bikes if you get a doozy.
Just factor the cost for a replacement battery to begin with. If there is room to negotiate, even...
12-30-20, 04:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 978
Posted By cat0020

I don't think avoiding any conversation is a good...

I don't think avoiding any conversation is a good strategy when someone is asking for help; maybe just ask the person to be more specify of their needs.
12-30-20, 11:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 978
Posted By cat0020

There is "best" when specific parameters are...

There is "best" when specific parameters are given for specific person; but that may not be best for everyone else across the board.
12-29-20, 08:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 560
Posted By cat0020

Maybe include terrain? 100% pavement? soft sand...

Maybe include terrain? 100% pavement? soft sand riding? Hardpack trails? Black diamond ski trail? Significant altitude changes?

Saddle time per ride? 2-3 hr per ride or 4-5 hr per ride?
...
12-29-20, 11:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 978
Posted By cat0020

The term "mountain bike" covers a lot of ground. ...

The term "mountain bike" covers a lot of ground.
To receive better suggestions, you might want to specify the following:
your budget,
your weight,
amount of load you plan to carry on the bike,...
12-28-20, 12:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,232
Posted By cat0020

Still working on the seat post/mast conversion...

Still working on the seat post/mast conversion for the Scorpion, but converted the OEM high-rise handlebar to a cafe racer type handlebar.. much more reach and better weight distribution for rider on...
Forum: Foo
12-27-20, 03:38 PM
Replies: 8,062
Views: 1,528,836
Posted By cat0020

https://silodrome.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/12/R...

https://silodrome.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/12/Runge-RS010-6-740x493.jpg
THE RUNGE RS010 – BUILT BY HAND IN A SECLUDED MINNESOTA BARN BY CHRISTOPHER RÜNGE...
12-22-20, 04:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 844
Posted By cat0020

Because you personally cannot avoid obstructions...

Because you personally cannot avoid obstructions or uplift, you assume & generalize that recumbent riders in general have the same problem?
If you don't understand something, that's your problem;...
12-22-20, 02:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 844
Posted By cat0020

Just because you have problem with small wheel &...

Just because you have problem with small wheel & uplift, doesn't mean everyone else has that same problem.

Learn to ride.
12-22-20, 09:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 844
Posted By cat0020

Why would someone want to ride over obstructions...

Why would someone want to ride over obstructions on a heavy cargo bike or recumbent?
Even with a stocker in front of my semi-recumbent tandem, I see well enough to avoid hitting stuff.
Seems to...
12-21-20, 06:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 844
Posted By cat0020

20" front wheel is plenty strong IME, wife & I...

20" front wheel is plenty strong IME, wife & I have a semi-recumbent tandem since 2007; we put about 1200-1500 miles on it together, never had to true the wheels, yet.
Besides, the front tire on...
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