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07-04-20, 09:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 682
Posted By alloo

The other aspect is affordable and cost...

The other aspect is affordable and cost equivalent to a ICE 49cc scooter.
07-03-20, 12:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 682
Posted By alloo

I was looking at the HyperScorpion for $2899 for...

I was looking at the HyperScorpion for $2899 for $100 more I could purchase a Piaggio Liberty 150 Scooter.
07-02-20, 06:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 682
Posted By alloo

As a ebike commuter, the scorpion looks pretty...

As a ebike commuter, the scorpion looks pretty good. I was thinking a 100 miles per charge would be ideal as opposed to having two batteries. I'm not sure how to get replacement tires either. I like...
06-25-20, 05:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 840
Posted By alloo

I ride a 7 speed bike. 1st bike Shimano Altus...

I ride a 7 speed bike. 1st bike Shimano Altus 12-32 T Casette 2017 Raleigh Retroglide IE. On my Second Bike Blix Aveny 48T Chainring, and Shimano Acera 14-28 T Casette. The mechanic at a LBS stated...
06-25-20, 08:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 242
Posted By alloo

Direct to Consumer EBike Servicing

I've always believed in the efficiency of business. I think Direct to Consumer bike sales are the future. Most bicycle manufacturers are doing it. One of the issues with buying bicycles Direct to...
06-24-20, 10:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 840
Posted By alloo

Chain and Cassette Life?

How long do your chains and casettes last on your bicycle? With regular maintenance vs w/o maintainance? Miles? Time? I've had two bikes that have needed new chains after about 800 miles is this...
06-24-20, 04:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 519
Posted By alloo

These Sondors bikes look good!...

These Sondors bikes look good! https://electrek.co/2020/06/23/sondors-rockstar-cruiser-lx-bafang-ultra-electric-bike/
06-24-20, 05:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 682
Posted By alloo

I looked at the Rad City when I first got into...

I looked at the Rad City when I first got into ebikes. I think I'm looking more for a moped style bike. I have owned a Raleigh Retroglide ie and now a Blix Aveny. I want something that can handle the...
06-23-20, 07:24 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,072
Posted By alloo

Not bad a bike either: https://www.aventon.com/

Not bad a bike either: https://www.aventon.com/
06-18-20, 08:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 682
Posted By alloo

I would agree with you about being a moped form...

I would agree with you about being a moped form factor. I like the idea that I can leave it out with my scooter locked up and take the battery to my place. I do ride an ebike currently, but long term...
06-17-20, 07:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 682
Posted By alloo

Juiced Scorpion as a commuter

I'm thinking about getting one of these to replace my ebike. I like the fact that this form factor ebike with full suspension will provided a smoother ride and is more of a commute vehicle. What do...
Forum: Commuting
06-17-20, 07:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 484
Posted By alloo

The more you do it the better it will go. You...

The more you do it the better it will go. You will gain strength and speed. Keep it up!
06-15-20, 11:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 342
Posted By alloo

Have you thought about getting the Higher seat?...

Have you thought about getting the Higher seat? How tall are you? What's your inseam. I need to know. The information will help me to decide whether or not to get this bike or a Blix Sol. I want this...
06-12-20, 10:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 342
Posted By alloo

I'd like to hear your experience riding this...

I'd like to hear your experience riding this bike. I'm thinking about getting one or getting a beach cruiser ebike.
06-11-20, 10:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,087
Posted By alloo

I was going to say which bike feels more...

I was going to say which bike feels more comfortable to you. How is the fit? I'm happy that you got the scorpion. Now I'd like to hear your experiences riding it. Are you comfortable when riding it?...
Forum: Commuting
06-10-20, 12:11 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 8,066
Posted By alloo

I record not every day but to show people what...

I record not every day but to show people what it's like to commute on a ebike. I haven't edited yet, but for new cyclist I think it encourages them to see other routes and the challenges. I was...
06-09-20, 11:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 354
Posted By alloo

Yes, I lose weight if I reduce my caloric input....

Yes, I lose weight if I reduce my caloric input. I try to lose 1-3 lbs per week. Some weeks, I'm successful others not so. I lost 30 lbs last year. I ride 25 miles 4x per week. I use level 2-3.
06-09-20, 07:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 589
Posted By alloo

I think ebikes are modeled after mopeds. Gas...

I think ebikes are modeled after mopeds. Gas Tanks and Batteries just so happen to be in the same place as batteries are on ebikes now. On my rack mounted ebike, the battery disconnects some times...
06-07-20, 05:53 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,615
Posted By alloo

The guy was bigger than me turned and walked in...

The guy was bigger than me turned and walked in my direction and I slowed down and he moved to the left. I was pushed over when he moved into me moving to his left into the grass. He looked at me and...
06-07-20, 05:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 573
Posted By alloo

I was thinking about my teenage years riding a...

I was thinking about my teenage years riding a moped. Ebikes are mopeds that have reversed the mode of power to human power. The two pictures represent my first vehicle and the second maybe my next...
06-07-20, 05:37 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,615
Posted By alloo

I play music on my bluetooth speaker. I do ring...

I play music on my bluetooth speaker. I do ring my bell and say passing on the left. I was run over by a pedestrian on one occassion. On another occassion, the person was startled when blocking the...
06-04-20, 10:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,406
Posted By alloo

I get my safety glasses from Harbor Frieght!

I get my safety glasses from Harbor Frieght!
06-02-20, 06:40 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 10,823
Posted By alloo

I have a beer once or twice a week. I drink craft...

I have a beer once or twice a week. I drink craft brews and didn't start drinking until my 40s. It helps to take of the edge every once in a while.
Forum: Commuting
06-02-20, 06:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 511
Posted By alloo

Well Commuting for over a year on my ebike. My...

Well Commuting for over a year on my ebike. My commute 1 way is about 12 miles. I went from 90-100 mins to 45-55 mins depending on the level assist that I use. I switched to an ebike to eliminate the...
05-31-20, 08:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 394
Posted By alloo

Ebike Commuting in Denver

Here's my ebike commute. 12 miles about 50 mins. Denver Using a Helmet Cam. Enjoy!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A3kKvYKYlZQ

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=POB_EmzNc80&t=47s
05-27-20, 06:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 608
Posted By alloo

You might consider a 500W hub driver. She's light...

You might consider a 500W hub driver. She's light enough so it will help her. Not sure what a hill is to you? If she's riding the majority on flats a hub drive will be good. Not sure what city that...
05-25-20, 07:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,025
Posted By alloo

Take your bike to the local dealer.

Take your bike to the local dealer.
05-23-20, 05:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 608
Posted By alloo

I would also look at Yamaha Cross Core....

I would also look at Yamaha Cross Core. www.Yamahabicycles.com Good luck!
05-19-20, 05:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 868
Posted By alloo

Wind energy and solar energy here in Denver.

Wind energy and solar energy here in Denver.
Forum: Commuting
05-19-20, 05:44 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,640
Posted By alloo

I use a messenger bag from Timbuk2. Seems to work...

I use a messenger bag from Timbuk2. Seems to work out great!
05-18-20, 06:50 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,216
Posted By alloo

A year later. I have lost 30 lbs and still...

A year later. I have lost 30 lbs and still working on it. I purchased a new Blix Aveny this March and commuted during the winter. The first winter is a big learning curve. I learned that I don't like...
05-13-20, 06:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,130
Posted By alloo

I bought a brand name ebike at a local bike shop....

I bought a brand name ebike at a local bike shop. My next bike was a Direct to Consumer ebike. Even name brand manufacturers use brand name mid drives, they still have no spare parts once the ebike...
05-12-20, 06:36 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,628
Posted By alloo

When will bicycles get ABS?

When will bicycles get ABS?
05-11-20, 07:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 620
Posted By alloo

I'd go with a giant front basket. Water cage, and...

I'd go with a giant front basket. Water cage, and a rear bag for the rack....
05-08-20, 08:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 649
Posted By alloo

Is that cruising? Is that racing?

Is that cruising? Is that racing?
05-07-20, 08:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,072
Posted By alloo

I commute in Denver about 12 miles one way mostly...

I commute in Denver about 12 miles one way mostly flat. I bought a Blix Aveny it came with a rack and lights, I got a basket installed. Love it. I use level 2-3 assist get around 40+ miles per...
Forum: Commuting
05-07-20, 08:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,289
Posted By alloo

My rack stays on the bike, but the bags come off.

My rack stays on the bike, but the bags come off.
05-06-20, 06:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 406
Posted By alloo

Maybe you can find a battery rebuilder. They can...

Maybe you can find a battery rebuilder. They can probably update the capacity which will give your more range.
05-06-20, 06:46 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 402
Posted By alloo

I'm in the market for a adventure camera also....

I'm in the market for a adventure camera also. What are some of the knock offs that you would recommend? Midlevel camera.
I want to use the camera to record my commute and share with friends. Not...
05-04-20, 10:39 PM
Replies: 408
Views: 12,085
Posted By alloo

I use a bluetooth speaker also. JBL Clip 3, it...

I use a bluetooth speaker also. JBL Clip 3, it helps to let others know that I am nearby on the bike path also.
05-04-20, 07:35 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,093
Posted By alloo

You're right ebike manufacturers and brands...

You're right ebike manufacturers and brands haven't developed a long term service plan for their products. In a developing industry, standards don't exist until it becomes a consumer issue. I'm sorry...
05-04-20, 06:45 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,093
Posted By alloo

Has your friend considered rebuilding his battery...

Has your friend considered rebuilding his battery pack? I'm sure that newer batteries can be installed with more Current available hence extending his range. Most ebike shops worth their salt can...
05-04-20, 06:37 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,799
Posted By alloo

Carry a bag with bottles of water on a bicycle...

Carry a bag with bottles of water on a bicycle rack
05-03-20, 05:55 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 7,095
Posted By alloo

I work at the office as a choice. I like getting...

I work at the office as a choice. I like getting out on the bike and getting exercise. I don't want to go insane alone at home.
05-03-20, 05:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 478
Posted By alloo

First bicycle experience. Sears Spyder in the...

First bicycle experience. Sears Spyder in the 1970s. First Ebike Experience Yamaha Cross Core last March.
Forum: Commuting
05-03-20, 05:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 576
Posted By alloo

Park N Rides

Park N Rides
05-03-20, 05:47 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 5,796
Posted By alloo

I just wear a neck gaiter. Not a big deal! ...

I just wear a neck gaiter. Not a big deal!
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05-02-20, 09:44 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,093
Posted By alloo

It sound like you have rode an ebike with too...

It sound like you have rode an ebike with too much assist. Why do you need a Vado? Can't you get an entry level ebike with less than 90 nM of torque? Some ebikes only have 40-60 nM. Maybe ride a...
04-30-20, 05:54 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,694
Posted By alloo

A lot of pawn shops sell used bicycles,...

A lot of pawn shops sell used bicycles, craigslist has used bicycles, a local bicycle coop probably sells used bicycles. In Denver, it would be: https://bikestogether.org/

Maybe they're a similar...
04-30-20, 09:00 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 7,700
Posted By alloo

Read this article today. What do you think?...

Read this article today. What do you think? https://www.bbc.com/future/article/20200429-are-we-witnessing-the-death-of-the-car
and this...
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