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04-13-21, 01:12 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 1,499
Posted By Leisesturm

Kid, I'm from NYC born and bred and more than...

Kid, I'm from NYC born and bred and more than twice your age. Don't even try it. I started nothing. You did. Own it.
04-12-21, 09:36 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 1,499
Posted By Leisesturm

You were saying ...

You were saying ...
Forum: Recumbent
04-12-21, 09:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 65
Posted By Leisesturm

What, you thought they were?!

What, you thought they were?!
04-10-21, 10:53 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 1,499
Posted By Leisesturm

Y'all's are taking this pointless argument way...

Y'all's are taking this pointless argument way too seriously. Insulting each other. P*ss*ng on yourselves to one up one another. Why? Stop. Stop now. No more of this.
04-07-21, 10:41 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,808
Posted By Leisesturm

Given the other poster's userid do you really...

Given the other poster's userid do you really think he meant collision with a rollerblader in a bikini in a literal way?
04-05-21, 12:37 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 1,499
Posted By Leisesturm

Dude, don't tell me! Tell him!

Dude, don't tell me! Tell him!
04-04-21, 01:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 700
Posted By Leisesturm

I don't know ... "(very) low speed climbing"...

I don't know ... "(very) low speed climbing" ability AND a "high gear range" AND a "1x drivetrain", even a SRAM Eagle drivetrain, just seems like a bridge too far IMO. The insistence on a single side...
04-02-21, 10:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 267
Posted By Leisesturm

Neither one. 24V was obsolete 20 years ago and...

Neither one. 24V was obsolete 20 years ago and 36V is circling the drain. I don't know anything about either of these systems but they sound like time wasters. If Leafmotor, EM3EV, GRIN, to name...
Forum: Recumbent
04-02-21, 10:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 331
Posted By Leisesturm

Hey, I offered first!

Hey, I offered first!
04-02-21, 10:03 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 891
Posted By Leisesturm

Not sure why you've posted this now. First, you...

Not sure why you've posted this now. First, you haven't made any sense. Second, this is a thread about Idaho Stop. At best this is gratuitous misinformation. At worst, it is ...
Forum: Recumbent
04-01-21, 11:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 331
Posted By Leisesturm

Not finding any pictures. Have searched. If you...

Not finding any pictures. Have searched. If you have a Flickr account (or other photo host) you can DM me and I can post the link for you.
03-30-21, 03:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 282
Posted By Leisesturm

No, that capacity of battery should be fine. If...

No, that capacity of battery should be fine. If you are still bogging after this you might be expecting too much from your motor. You haven't said anything about how you actually use it. Are you...
03-30-21, 02:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 282
Posted By Leisesturm

It is not only the voltage of the controller OR...

It is not only the voltage of the controller OR the motor OR the battery that matters, but it is the amount of amps the battery can supply. A higher voltage CAN allow a high capacity battery to push...
03-30-21, 02:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 399
Posted By Leisesturm

What if that is, in fact, THE answer? AM radio is...

What if that is, in fact, THE answer? AM radio is for utility, sports, and talk radio and everyone knows it has awful resistance to noise. It isn't our job to get you out of the corner you have...
03-28-21, 04:36 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,050
Posted By Leisesturm

Police are allowed to do anything they want....

Police are allowed to do anything they want. Period.
03-28-21, 12:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 891
Posted By Leisesturm

I wouldn't go that far. If you are stopped and...

I wouldn't go that far. If you are stopped and see a car barrelling towards you that has not noticed that the light is against them you are going to be hit! Don't even bother thinking you are going...
03-27-21, 02:56 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,359
Posted By Leisesturm

Even without a straight edge...

Even without a straight edge https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/320x240/saddle_tilt_b8dd19b1c9a3d708ee14468c3b257d50d2065302.jpg
or spirit level, you can see the nose up tilt of...
03-26-21, 12:42 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,359
Posted By Leisesturm

Most methods never specify. If pressed, more will...

Most methods never specify. If pressed, more will say no shoes. Only a few say shoes. Try it both ways. I'm not sure it really matters. Your legs never reach full extension. Whatever method you use...
03-25-21, 10:50 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,359
Posted By Leisesturm

My personal preference is to have about as much...

My personal preference is to have about as much nose up as you did in the first photo. I wouldn't expect to feel the effects of nose up in my lower back. If you have a 51cm top tube then an 80mm stem...
03-23-21, 09:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 746
Posted By Leisesturm

Take a look at any production Class 3 (28mph)...

Take a look at any production Class 3 (28mph) e-bike and then look at the same model (if any) sold without assist. For example: any Raleigh Redux (1 or 2) vs the Redux IE or the Giant Quick vs the...
03-23-21, 09:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 302
Posted By Leisesturm

Interesting. As I understand it, the Bafang brake...

Interesting. As I understand it, the Bafang brake sensor and gear shifters have different 'timeout' duration with the shift sensor having the shorter timeout than the brakes. The TSDZ2 on the other...
03-22-21, 11:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 320
Posted By Leisesturm

I don't believe we can say for certain exactly...

I don't believe we can say for certain exactly what the o.p. needs because they have not given sufficient insight to the issue (if any) that is being presented. Just about anything within reason can...
03-22-21, 01:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 703
Posted By Leisesturm

Dude, April 1st is more than a week away. You're...

Dude, April 1st is more than a week away. You're killing here. You da Capitan. YOU are responsible for spotting things like dogs, cars or timed out lights. My Stoker is totally blind so she is...
03-21-21, 02:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 489
Posted By Leisesturm

We don't have a drag brake either. I've wondered...

We don't have a drag brake either. I've wondered about strapping one of these (https://www.amazon.com/StillCool-Training-Resistance-Parachute-Football/dp/B00UD4BQDS) on my Stoker on hilly rides. We'd...
03-20-21, 11:05 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,947
Posted By Leisesturm

I did actually see the post on BF where the...

I did actually see the post on BF where the writer said "I never actually use the assist". More often they insist they never use more than Level 1 assist, why do they think anyone cares? Then there...
03-18-21, 10:02 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,245
Posted By Leisesturm

Fair enough, but I was not talking about the...

Fair enough, but I was not talking about the 'putting the power' down part of it. I was talking about not having the bike handling aspect down, and how it would suck big time to screw up and wipe out...
03-17-21, 11:24 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,808
Posted By Leisesturm

Class 3 is not your problem. It's above both...

Class 3 is not your problem. It's above both yours and my pay grade to know why it exists. But, rest assured, it isn't going anywhere anytime soon. Correct me if I'm wrong but isn't this a thread...
03-17-21, 09:49 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,808
Posted By Leisesturm

Interesting. I thought there were speed limits in...

Interesting. I thought there were speed limits in all the classes that govern e-bike applications. 20mph (Class 1&2) and 28mph (Class 3). Are those too high? What do you think would be a reasonable...
03-15-21, 01:14 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,754
Posted By Leisesturm

I get that you feel bad now. I'm sorry that I...

I get that you feel bad now. I'm sorry that I can't relate to your difficulty in communicating in writing. Writing has always come easily to me. I also don't understand your medical explanations for...
03-15-21, 12:27 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,245
Posted By Leisesturm

Well, of course this, thing is ... and I wouldn't...

Well, of course this, thing is ... and I wouldn't now anything about it ... a group that could do 22mph avg for 50 miles. I don't know, don't you think they MUST be rotating riders? Could you just...
03-14-21, 11:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,109
Posted By Leisesturm

Even if safe, 72V controller x 60V battery x 48V...

Even if safe, 72V controller x 60V battery x 48V motor sounds ... chaotic. It doesn't sound well thought out. Not well thought out and single track vehicle out among the heathen = unwise. As I...
03-11-21, 02:44 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,754
Posted By Leisesturm

You are destroying a perfectly good teachable...

You are destroying a perfectly good teachable moment. All this IRRELEVANCE is stuff YOU brought up. Only you. No one has suggested the o.p. not ride again. I said MY stoker would not ride again (and...
03-10-21, 12:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 841
Posted By Leisesturm

I'd be very surprised if even the hub motors...

I'd be very surprised if even the hub motors didn't have a way to control how the power hits. The dealer has set it up the way most people prefer. Usually you want a nice burst of power on launch to...
03-10-21, 12:15 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,754
Posted By Leisesturm

Not only have I not had (ever) two 'at fault'...

Not only have I not had (ever) two 'at fault' collisions in my driving history, I have never had even one 'at fault' collision in my driving history. And? What? Did I ask the o.p. to surrender his...
03-09-21, 12:59 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,754
Posted By Leisesturm

You know, foofer, you and I are about the only...

You know, foofer, you and I are about the only two Captains regularly posting here, with a blind Stoker. As it is, Stoking requires huge amounts of trust in the Captain, and it isn't that easy to...
03-08-21, 02:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 841
Posted By Leisesturm

Class 2 ebikes are NOT mopeds. Mopeds are mopeds....

Class 2 ebikes are NOT mopeds. Mopeds are mopeds. Class 2 ebikes are throttle control e-assist and limited to 20mph just like Class 1 (pedelec) bikes. That does not make Class 2 ebikes mopeds.) Class...
03-06-21, 12:59 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,168
Posted By Leisesturm

What informs this? He's lasted this long. It's so...

What informs this? He's lasted this long. It's so cliche and trite to predict the imminent demise of everyone who appears daredevil in your eyes. You may be nearsighted. He will be just fine. His...
03-06-21, 12:52 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,168
Posted By Leisesturm

1. Do you hear yourself? I've quoted you so you...

1. Do you hear yourself? I've quoted you so you can see how you look to others.
2. You may not be here to educate anyone but you are, in fact, preaching to the choir.
3. Virtue signaling is not a...
03-05-21, 10:58 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,962
Posted By Leisesturm

When does efficiency ever 'not matter'? WTF? Just...

When does efficiency ever 'not matter'? WTF? Just because the rider isn't the one expending a noticeable amount of horsepower turning 4" tires with only 10psi doesn't mean it isn't happening. How...
03-05-21, 12:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 724
Posted By Leisesturm

Speaking only for myself, the question you have...

Speaking only for myself, the question you have asked is quite broad. I don't know a whole lot about custom bikes but I imagine you had to give the builder a fair bit of insight into how you plan to...
03-02-21, 11:43 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,345
Posted By Leisesturm

Maybe up front, but I'm not seeing the clearance...

Maybe up front, but I'm not seeing the clearance at the rear end for a 2" tire, even in 650B diameter. You really need to take a look at a Trek T900 and figure out a drop bar conversion for it.
03-01-21, 02:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 709
Posted By Leisesturm

That's the FX3 Disc. The caliper version is a...

That's the FX3 Disc. The caliper version is a couple hundred cheaper and cheaper still if you can find a leftover from last year. Or you can get an FX2. Even the Disc model shouldn't be awful on the...
02-24-21, 11:21 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,075
Posted By Leisesturm

I won't argue that a 203mm disc is not an Arai...

I won't argue that a 203mm disc is not an Arai drum, but it is a lot better than most people realize. It's not a best practice, but it is done, and given the scenario being presented, it seemed the...
02-24-21, 06:05 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,075
Posted By Leisesturm

Is it photographic distortion or is the front...

Is it photographic distortion or is the front wheel/tire of your MTB tandem smaller than the rear? I too find mechanical discs up to the job. I've never seen a rotor (or adapter) larger than 203mm!...
02-24-21, 12:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,342
Posted By Leisesturm

Hmm ... I appreciate the delicacy of your...

Hmm ... I appreciate the delicacy of your situation, however ... saddles ... you know, and I know, that it shouldn't require two gel toppers for comfort. The sooner this can be addressed, the better....
02-22-21, 11:36 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 665
Posted By Leisesturm

Maybe try in the C&V forum? I'm curious as to the...

Maybe try in the C&V forum? I'm curious as to the kind/model of classic that is worth this much hassle.
Forum: Recumbent
02-22-21, 11:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 638
Posted By Leisesturm

When you were struggling to lift the Sunseeker...

When you were struggling to lift the Sunseeker into the back of the SUV, did that not inform an opinion that ... that maybe something this heavy should have a motor or something? Are you planning to...
Forum: Recumbent
02-18-21, 11:43 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,744
Posted By Leisesturm

Faster? Faster than what? Does Cruzbike really...

Faster? Faster than what? Does Cruzbike really advertise their bikes as 'faster' than others? Or do they advertise that you will be satisfied and happy with your purchase? The two are very, very...
Forum: Recumbent
02-18-21, 12:37 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,744
Posted By Leisesturm

Nah. It's just a bike. It cannot be 'faster' than...

Nah. It's just a bike. It cannot be 'faster' than any other bike of similar weight, seat recline, gearing, etc. The speed is in the rider. And most riders (unless MBB prodigies) won't be faster on a...
02-17-21, 05:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,055
Posted By Leisesturm

Public transportation is well prepared for most...

Public transportation is well prepared for most things in Portland, OR. Ironically, the 20 years I was a car owner were spent in NYC. I could not actually use the car to commute to work there, that...
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