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07-22-19, 07:32 PM
Replies: 30
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Posted By 350htrr

About the only time I actually "feel" my age, is...

About the only time I actually "feel" my age, is at night time, aches and pains in bed in the middle of the night, but as soon as I get up... Its A-O,K,... :thumb: I can ride 100Kms and not a...
07-13-19, 07:41 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,708
Posted By 350htrr

You NEEDS to just get out there and ride more......

You NEEDS to just get out there and ride more... and eventually you will go farther, and faster, feeling less beat up...
Forum: Touring
07-13-19, 07:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 863
Posted By 350htrr

AND... There was the "problem"... BEER, That will...

AND... There was the "problem"... BEER, That will solve all your "problems\'...
Forum: Touring
07-13-19, 07:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 863
Posted By 350htrr

Ha, Ha... That's funny... :thumb:

Ha, Ha... That's funny... :thumb:
07-13-19, 07:00 PM
Replies: 274
Views: 22,812
Posted By 350htrr

I see that you "have modified" your point of view...

I see that you "have modified" your point of view a bit, over the last few years...:thumb: and , I am actually IN agreement with the 750 watt motorised bicycles with throttle allowed on bicycle...
Forum: Commuting
07-10-19, 07:14 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 7,827
Posted By 350htrr

about the ONLY time I ever got more than 1 flat a...

about the ONLY time I ever got more than 1 flat a month/make that a year, was when I rode with basically worn out tires... As soon as I got new ones, the exact same type, I didn't get a flat for 2...
07-08-19, 06:29 PM
Replies: 274
Views: 22,812
Posted By 350htrr

OK, This is my LAST post on here, unless someone...

OK, This is my LAST post on here, unless someone asks a specific Q directed at me... Before I get … :banned:

My "theory IS" already out there...

Walking for 10 Hrs; an average person goes 50Kms...
07-07-19, 06:03 PM
Replies: 274
Views: 22,812
Posted By 350htrr

The same thing that stopped the mopeds from being...

The same thing that stopped the mopeds from being considered a bicycle... Too much power/speed, and not really needed to be pedaled to be operated as a bicycle,... After a certain amount of time, and...
07-07-19, 05:54 PM
Replies: 274
Views: 22,812
Posted By 350htrr

UNFORTUNATELLY, that is not the rule, The Legal...

UNFORTUNATELLY, that is not the rule, The Legal limit is 750Watts/28MPH...and then there is the "off road versions" I actually understand most peoples "fears/mistrust" of E-Bikes. Because here in N....
07-07-19, 05:00 PM
Replies: 274
Views: 22,812
Posted By 350htrr

Exactly... and... By the way, nobody, said a...

Exactly... and... By the way, nobody, said a motor was the same... What is being said is that, mechanical efficiency, rolling efficiency aero efficiency and so on ends up doing/being, the same...
07-06-19, 09:40 PM
Replies: 274
Views: 22,812
Posted By 350htrr

It's you who is reducing things to it's lowest...

It's you who is reducing things to it's lowest denominator, a wheel chair is NOT the same as riding an E-bicycle with 30% assistance...

As far as the 30% becomes 40% then 50%, yes that can...
07-06-19, 08:38 PM
Replies: 274
Views: 22,812
Posted By 350htrr

But, wait a minute... If a 30% assistance level, ...

But, wait a minute... If a 30% assistance level, allows you to ride a bicycle for what ever,... Lets say 10 miles and you actually ride/pedal the bicycle 7 miles, or 20, miles and you actually...
07-06-19, 07:21 PM
Replies: 274
Views: 22,812
Posted By 350htrr

WOW, it seems that some of the people on here, ...

WOW, it seems that some of the people on here, think they are superman material... :thumb: It's great in a way that you think that, ;) at whatever your age IS, 55, 65, 75, or what ever you are, you...
07-05-19, 09:16 PM
Replies: 274
Views: 22,812
Posted By 350htrr

YES, that IS true, the more assist you use the...

YES, that IS true, the more assist you use the less benefit you will get.... BUT, it still beats sitting on a couch and watching TV... ;)
07-05-19, 05:25 PM
Replies: 274
Views: 22,812
Posted By 350htrr

Most also have pedalec, BUT, guess what, most...

Most also have pedalec, BUT, guess what, most pedalecs are just rotation sensors... In other words just a throttle, as they do not, have pressure sensors, So, a "pretend pedaling" effort, or a full...
07-04-19, 08:06 PM
Replies: 274
Views: 22,812
Posted By 350htrr

Back pedalling... Ha, Ha... that's funny. No, I...

Back pedalling... Ha, Ha... that's funny. No, I just see both sides of the "problem"... and, IMO have settled on the EU, definition of what a bicycle is, or more like what an E-Assist bicycle...
07-04-19, 07:44 PM
Replies: 274
Views: 22,812
Posted By 350htrr

Just because someone is pedaling does not mean...

Just because someone is pedaling does not mean they are putting any "effort" into pedaling... Some, maybe even most, PAS systems are rotation sensor types... NOT pressure sensor types,. Thus, they...
07-04-19, 07:30 PM
Replies: 274
Views: 22,812
Posted By 350htrr

Those type of E-Bikers are after speed, it's that...

Those type of E-Bikers are after speed, it's that simple, speed, and less effort to go those speeds... Moped riders, in other words, not bicycle riders, who want/need, a bit of "assistance". THAT,...
07-04-19, 06:56 PM
Replies: 274
Views: 22,812
Posted By 350htrr

and, I am sure I can provide 2X or more, as many...

and, I am sure I can provide 2X or more, as many E-Bikes that you can buy, that do, have throttles, as an option, compared to there IS no option of throttles... Which seems like none, of those...
07-04-19, 05:31 PM
Replies: 274
Views: 22,812
Posted By 350htrr

How about referring to them as E-Bikes... ???...

How about referring to them as E-Bikes... ??? :innocent: and... Guess what , everyone would know, exactly, what you are riding... :popcorn
07-04-19, 05:23 PM
Replies: 274
Views: 22,812
Posted By 350htrr

Mopeds ARE different... You don't actually NEED...

Mopeds ARE different... You don't actually NEED to pedal them, and... are subject to different rules, like insurance, licensing because of that minor FACT... Legal E-Bikes have different class...
07-04-19, 02:05 PM
Replies: 274
Views: 22,812
Posted By 350htrr

And I think you and many others are TOTALY...

And I think you and many others are TOTALY ignoring the obvious, Like I and radroad said...
"Now, try a second experiment with a standard bike. Measure your watts vs speed while walking or running...
07-04-19, 09:04 AM
Replies: 274
Views: 22,812
Posted By 350htrr

WOW, another outside of the box thinker... :thumb:

WOW, another outside of the box thinker... :thumb:
07-01-19, 05:24 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,861
Posted By 350htrr

I "ditched" padding for about 2 rides... When my...

I "ditched" padding for about 2 rides... When my first one wore out I threw it away and decided to ride without, two rides later I went and bought 2 new padded shorts... end of story...
06-30-19, 09:23 AM
Replies: 274
Views: 22,812
Posted By 350htrr

As far as I know, all you needs do is rotate the...

As far as I know, all you needs do is rotate the crank, the RPM or the amount of pressure onto the pedals doesn't make any difference as to how much assist the motor puts out... The assist level...
06-28-19, 06:59 PM
Replies: 274
Views: 22,812
Posted By 350htrr

WOW, That article is... right on the money......

WOW, That article is... right on the money... :thumb:
06-25-19, 07:16 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 8,453
Posted By 350htrr

100%, it's pretty simple actually... :thumb:...

100%, it's pretty simple actually... :thumb: Instead here in N. America, it's the super athlete's numbers that seems to be the cut off point for assistance for average riders... :rolleyes:
06-22-19, 07:05 PM
Replies: 274
Views: 22,812
Posted By 350htrr

....But an e-bike .... An e-bike .... an e-bike...

....But an e-bike .... An e-bike .... an e-bike ..... [/QUOTE][/I]

I recommend including pedal-assist nomenclature each & every time one refers to 'e-bike' - IMHO it tends to reduce (but certainly...
Forum: Touring
06-22-19, 05:44 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,062
Posted By 350htrr

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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06-20-19, 07:24 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 8,453
Posted By 350htrr

and... There you go, It ends up that people...

and... There you go, It ends up that people actually ARE the "problem". now I am fairly sure that wasn't what you meant , but, there you/we, are...:innocent:
06-20-19, 06:19 PM
Replies: 274
Views: 22,812
Posted By 350htrr

Broad definition...??? I don't think so, a person...

Broad definition...??? I don't think so, a person only has a certain amount of energy, (I need to stop, or I will die energy criteria) to blow on a single day, maxing himself/herself out... The...
06-20-19, 02:22 PM
Replies: 274
Views: 22,812
Posted By 350htrr

and... I agree with you 100%. Never said it...

and... I agree with you 100%. Never said it wasn't additional power... My point is both are assistance because most people could not would not ride a single speed because they don't have the energy...
06-20-19, 01:21 PM
Replies: 274
Views: 22,812
Posted By 350htrr

I never said that, But, some people on here seem...

I never said that, But, some people on here seem to think I did... What I said was, "the end result" is assistance, mechanical assistance or E-Motor assistance... I would wager my next pension cheque...
06-19-19, 04:45 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 8,453
Posted By 350htrr

The "solution" to E-Bikes being "bicycles with...

The "solution" to E-Bikes being "bicycles with some assistance" or actually being motorised bicycles, (mopeds) is rather simple, IMO The EU has done it already, they are passing Laws that say things...
Forum: Touring
06-17-19, 03:47 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,181
Posted By 350htrr

I used to use a dedicated GPS unit before I got...

I used to use a dedicated GPS unit before I got my phone, I haven't used it since I got my phone, about 5 years ago... and you do not need cell signal/coverage to use the maps on the phone, in fact I...
06-16-19, 07:12 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 8,453
Posted By 350htrr

Do we...??? Driving, IMO should be a "privilege"...

Do we...??? Driving, IMO should be a "privilege" that needs to have been earned... JMO... :innocent:
06-15-19, 07:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,148
Posted By 350htrr

Good for you... :popcorn Or at least/Better yet,...

Good for you... :popcorn Or at least/Better yet, get old enough to not be able to do the things you want to do … In other words , yes, there IS such a thing as, where age IS a "problem"... "Becomes...
06-14-19, 07:55 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 8,453
Posted By 350htrr

Ding, ding... ding... We have a trifecta......

Ding, ding... ding... We have a trifecta... :innocent: Having said that, I am still , 100% for E-Assist bikes being "regarded legally as bicycles", BUT, that one would still |NEEDS/MUST have to...
06-10-19, 06:51 PM
Replies: 274
Views: 22,812
Posted By 350htrr

Touché...

Touché...
06-10-19, 04:42 PM
Replies: 274
Views: 22,812
Posted By 350htrr

I never said it was "the same", What I said is...

I never said it was "the same", What I said is (tried to say) was that BOTH end up helping, (the overall "effect"... of the mechanical advantage or an E Motor) both are actually assisting, allowing a...
06-08-19, 08:13 PM
Replies: 274
Views: 22,812
Posted By 350htrr

and... I would/do agree with you , most cyclists...

and... I would/do agree with you , most cyclists do think that way... Thing is, that I know, there actually IS a difference whether one must pedal to get anywhere, or one can just push a throttle and...
06-08-19, 06:58 PM
Replies: 274
Views: 22,812
Posted By 350htrr

The big deal is, that some of us E-Assist riders...

The big deal is, that some of us E-Assist riders still consider ourselves riding bicycles, with some assistance, Yes, from an Electric motor, instead of gearing, ( mechanical advantage) but we still...
06-07-19, 07:46 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 8,653
Posted By 350htrr

Uhhh, no. My point was it's rather silly to claim...

Uhhh, no. My point was it's rather silly to claim that AVs are safer because there are so few fatalities compared to cars with drivers when there are almost no AVs operating to speak of and zillions...
06-07-19, 07:21 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 8,653
Posted By 350htrr

That is the exact same kind of thinking everyone...

That is the exact same kind of thinking everyone had in the 1,900's when the horseless carriage came about... Most people would have said, it will never work, it will be a rich mans toy... it will be...
06-06-19, 07:29 PM
Replies: 274
Views: 22,812
Posted By 350htrr

and... That is basically why I "hate"...

and... That is basically why I "hate" throttles... You are now riding a moped, not, a bicycle with some assistance, once you do not need to pedal the bicycle it is/has become a moped... :innocent:...
06-05-19, 08:40 PM
Replies: 274
Views: 22,812
Posted By 350htrr

One could say that... One could say that...

One could say that...

One could say that too...

One could also say that, but one could also be wrong/mistaken... :innocent:
06-05-19, 07:14 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 8,653
Posted By 350htrr

and... That WILL change, If, it was on...

and... That WILL change, If, it was on "auto-pilot", it will be changed/upgraded, to "obey" the 3' rule...eventually,... ;)
06-02-19, 07:14 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 8,653
Posted By 350htrr

I would say you would be 100% wrong... In the...

I would say you would be 100% wrong... In the long run... Certainly for the first while there would be a higher % of cyclist's/pedestrians that would end up being run over, and hurt or killed, even...
05-31-19, 03:51 PM
Replies: 274
Views: 22,812
Posted By 350htrr

That is exactly what I have been trying to get...

That is exactly what I have been trying to get across to people here, E-Assist bikes make it fun to ride in difficult situations, and you will still get a lot of exercise, if you don't use the...
Forum: Touring
05-19-19, 06:57 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,552
Posted By 350htrr

EXACTLY, Put it on/in airplane mode, and......

EXACTLY, Put it on/in airplane mode, and... viola, you still have GPS, maps, and a record of where you go/went, using the ride with GPS app... :thumb: Works for me anyways... ;)
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