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06-15-19, 07:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 147
Posted By 350htrr

Good for you... NOW, F' Off... and die......

Good for you... NOW, F' Off... and die... :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...
06-14-19, 07:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 447
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: 95
Views: 7,609
Posted By 350htrr

Touché...

Touché...
06-10-19, 04:42 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 7,609
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: 95
Views: 7,609
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: 95
Views: 7,609
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: 129
Views: 4,266
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: 129
Views: 4,266
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: 95
Views: 7,609
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: 95
Views: 7,609
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: 129
Views: 4,266
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: 129
Views: 4,266
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: 95
Views: 7,609
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: 1,301
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... ;)
05-05-19, 07:20 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 7,609
Posted By 350htrr

WTF does this have to do with riding an E-assist...

WTF does this have to do with riding an E-assist bike that you must pedal and the assist cuts out at 32KMs/Hr...??? :troll:
04-27-19, 05:38 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 7,609
Posted By 350htrr

Ding, ding, ding,... on the other hand, there are...

Ding, ding, ding,... on the other hand, there are E-assist bikes where you have to pedal, and are thus a different breed. IMO and no, they are NOT bicycles per say, but they are E-Assist bicycles......
Forum: Commuting
04-25-19, 06:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 911
Posted By 350htrr

WOW, someone who actually, understands......

WOW, someone who actually, understands... Maybe,... Hopefully, … ????… Anyway… Pedaling and throttle do NOT mix, IMO... BUT wait a minute… some people also think that any kind of "assist " is...
Forum: Commuting
04-24-19, 07:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 911
Posted By 350htrr

MY exact point of view I have been trying to get...

MY exact point of view I have been trying to get across here these last 6 year on this forum... Guess what, nobody cares, :rolleyes: and guess what again, anyone who does seem to care doesn't seem to...
Forum: Commuting
04-23-19, 07:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 911
Posted By 350htrr

and... Every time I start to think I have somehow...

and... Every time I start to think I have somehow morphed into an Olympic rider while riding my E-Assist bike I turn off the assist, and it straightens out/re-aligns my thoughts about me and my super...
Forum: Commuting
04-22-19, 07:01 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 9,405
Posted By 350htrr

OK, that explains a lot... BUT, that is still...

OK, that explains a lot... BUT, that is still 6,500 miles on one battery, and if you are taking it down to 10% basically every charge... That is still a wonder it lasted that long, JMO as to how I...
Forum: Commuting
04-19-19, 06:15 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 9,405
Posted By 350htrr

Lucky, or what... JMO as far as the minimal info...

Lucky, or what... JMO as far as the minimal info provided for the batteries "failure"... IMO, any battery that lasts 12,000 miles is a pretty good battery... :innocent: What it comes down to is,......
04-18-19, 07:26 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 6,606
Posted By 350htrr

It all depends on speed, if you are cycling at...

It all depends on speed, if you are cycling at walking speed, no, you do not increase your chance of being hit by a vehicle, maybe, you actually would/could be reducing it....:eek: BUT... any...
Forum: Touring
04-08-19, 06:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 748
Posted By 350htrr

Really...??? Just ride over them, and have them...

Really...??? Just ride over them, and have them for supped...
Forum: Commuting
04-08-19, 06:25 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 4,367
Posted By 350htrr

WRONG,... TOTALY wrong, Yes, pedestrian's, or 6...

WRONG,... TOTALY wrong, Yes, pedestrian's, or 6 year old bicyclists can go either way.... NO, problem. BUT, when an , adult bicyclist starts to/and are riding at lets say 3 X, 4X, maybe even 5X the...
03-31-19, 10:26 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 7,609
Posted By 350htrr

Yep. A Torque sensor is the way to go when...

Yep. A Torque sensor is the way to go when getting an E-Bike to keep the feel of riding a "real" pedal bicycle... ;) Which you actually are/would be riding as pedaling is a must to get anywhere... ...
03-30-19, 10:20 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 7,609
Posted By 350htrr

Getting an E-Assist bike is not necessarily about...

Getting an E-Assist bike is not necessarily about not being able to climb hills, at least not for me. It's about having fun while climbing the hills and riding a bike normally when you can... :thumb:
03-30-19, 04:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 691
Posted By 350htrr

There ARE certain stretches that can help, you...

There ARE certain stretches that can help, you should try them, worked for me... hep.physiotec.ca
03-29-19, 06:00 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 7,609
Posted By 350htrr

Yes, there are different regs in different...

Yes, there are different regs in different states... BUT my point was, was trying to be, that it is easier to except a 350 watt E-Assist bike without a throttle that you MUST pedal, as a bicycle to...
03-29-19, 01:40 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 7,609
Posted By 350htrr

That's probably because over here in N. America...

That's probably because over here in N. America the standards are 750 watts instead of 250 or 350 watts and no throttle, a huge difference in what "assist" is "available"... JMO
Forum: Touring
03-26-19, 08:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 729
Posted By 350htrr

+3. exactly what I was saying... :thumb: Just in...

+3. exactly what I was saying... :thumb: Just in a different way... :innocent:
Forum: Touring
03-26-19, 10:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 729
Posted By 350htrr

But, But, it's electric, :bike: and where are you...

But, But, it's electric, :bike: and where are you going to plug it in...??? It seems to me you are taking the easy way out and not really touring/toughing it out like everyone else :innocent:
Forum: Commuting
03-25-19, 07:05 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 4,367
Posted By 350htrr

I'll tell you how it is not the drivers fault......

I'll tell you how it is not the drivers fault... The driver comes to a stop, glances right and nobody, no (pedestrian) standing or is anywhere nearby there to cross the road, the driver looks over...
Forum: Commuting
03-20-19, 07:01 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 4,367
Posted By 350htrr

Really…??? WOW... :rolleyes:

Really…??? WOW... :rolleyes:
Forum: Commuting
03-19-19, 02:42 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 4,367
Posted By 350htrr

Exactly... :thumb: The 3 cyclist's that almost...

Exactly... :thumb: The 3 cyclist's that almost T-boned me as I was pulling out onto the main road from a stop were riding way too fast and coming from a direction not expected... :rolleyes:
Forum: Commuting
03-19-19, 09:16 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 4,367
Posted By 350htrr

The three times I had a close call while driving...

The three times I had a close call while driving and they they almost T-Boned me, was with cyclists, when they were salmon-ing on the sidewalk...
Forum: Commuting
02-12-19, 10:16 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 9,405
Posted By 350htrr

I too very rarely pass anyone riding my E-Assist,...

I too very rarely pass anyone riding my E-Assist, as I got it to help up hills, not riding on flat ground, thus about to only place I go faster than the average bicyclist is up hills... ;)
02-06-19, 07:38 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,259
Posted By 350htrr

I don't see anyone cycling/pedaling these,...

I don't see anyone cycling/pedaling these, things... ??? :innocent:
Forum: Commuting
02-04-19, 08:23 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 9,405
Posted By 350htrr

and.. there the "problem" for most people... The...

and.. there the "problem" for most people... The extra expense… and.. most people do pedal, :thumb: but what about that 1%, 10%, 20%... who don't pedal and never ever actually wanted to...??? , and...
Forum: Commuting
02-04-19, 06:39 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 9,405
Posted By 350htrr

and... there's the "problem", What IS...

and... there's the "problem", What IS sensible...??? To some, a bicycle is a bicycle, 100 % human powered, ABSOLUTELY no motor, but to some it's a 350 watt MAX assisted bicycle that you MUST pedal to...
Forum: Commuting
02-03-19, 10:25 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 9,405
Posted By 350htrr

It's called a throttle... ;) and as soon as you...

It's called a throttle... ;) and as soon as you use the throttle the E-Assist bike becomes an E-Bike...JMO :innocent:
02-02-19, 06:33 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 7,351
Posted By 350htrr

Obeying the Law does not create...

Obeying the Law does not create extra/un-necessary risk... What does, Is that one, or both persons fail to follow the rules of the road... JMO... Maybe what you mean is evasive maneuver's that...
Forum: Commuting
01-30-19, 07:44 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,286
Posted By 350htrr

Synthetic has huge superior equalities in every...

Synthetic has huge superior equalities in every way... For instance, I can change my motor oil in my car, in January, but would require an oil change next January or even earlier, even tho, the oil...
Forum: Commuting
01-29-19, 02:27 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,286
Posted By 350htrr

I agree, DOT 3 brake fluid would never boil, I...

I agree, DOT 3 brake fluid would never boil, I changed it to synthetic so I could leave it and not need to do anything with it, unlike some of the fluids some cheaper hydraulics have seem to need to...
Forum: Commuting
01-28-19, 08:54 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,286
Posted By 350htrr

Certainly can be construed as over kill... But, I...

Certainly can be construed as over kill... But, I haven't touched the system for over 16 years, and it works perfectly... ??? :love: Never freezes up, never boils over, never needed to be opened up...
01-25-19, 07:11 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 7,351
Posted By 350htrr

I think I have changed somewhat... Reading the...

I think I have changed somewhat... Reading the "helmet" thread for years I have actually went for a few rides without a helmet... Why...??? because I realised that a helmet isn't as good as most...
01-25-19, 12:52 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,653
Posted By 350htrr

So... What can you "count on"... No mater what...

So... What can you "count on"... No mater what you buy, it will go out of style, out of warranty, out of parts eventually, it will fail eventually, or someone buys BionX and everything is copasetic...
Forum: Commuting
01-24-19, 08:01 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,286
Posted By 350htrr

I know nothing about "cheap" hydraulic brakes,...

I know nothing about "cheap" hydraulic brakes, :innocent: or, a combination of cable & "hydraulic brakes: some of those seem to be using vegetable oil or some such and freeze up in cold weather......
01-21-19, 07:20 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,769
Posted By 350htrr

Maybe they thought it would show the...

Maybe they thought it would show the sturdiness/strength of the system...
or with the E-assist option it could really work, especially with the N. American way of looking on these kind of things......
01-21-19, 11:33 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,769
Posted By 350htrr

All this carrying another person is NOT what this...

All this carrying another person is NOT what this bike is about, it's CARGO CARYING, or a REGULAR BICYCLE for one, IMO. That picture of someone riding in the cargo box was a stunt, I am sure it was...
01-20-19, 11:37 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,653
Posted By 350htrr

Why? I can pop my rear hub wheel off my E-Assist,...

Why? I can pop my rear hub wheel off my E-Assist, and have my regular wheel on there in 5 minutes getting my regular bicycle to ride any time I wanted... ;) and yes you would need access to both...
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