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10-06-20, 05:54 AM
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Posted By momsonherbike

51 miles yesterday, 52 miles the day before....

51 miles yesterday, 52 miles the day before. Loving the autumn weather.
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06-29-20, 05:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,112
Posted By momsonherbike

Tesla is proprietary. Only Tesla cars can use...

Tesla is proprietary. Only Tesla cars can use Tesla chargers. No other electric car can use their charging system. Period.

Chademo is the fast charging two-way system (it can both take and deliver...
06-23-20, 07:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,112
Posted By momsonherbike

2018 Nissan Leaf SV. 151 mile range per charge....

2018 Nissan Leaf SV. 151 mile range per charge. Fits either of my electric bikes in the back (2019 Giant LaFree, and 2020 Specialized Turbo Vado). Comes with semi-autonomous self driving, incredible...
03-06-20, 03:29 AM
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Posted By momsonherbike

100 miles this week thus far, and still have a...

100 miles this week thus far, and still have a few days left. New ebike has been a complete joy to ride, and still really, really motivating even after a year. Now riding mostly on the gravel roads,...
02-06-20, 04:45 AM
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Posted By momsonherbike

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Low water bridge that is supposed to have the...
12-22-19, 07:34 PM
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Posted By momsonherbike

13 miles in the afternoon, taking advantage of...

13 miles in the afternoon, taking advantage of the unusual 50f temps that gave me a window of just two short hours to ride in the warmth. I chose the local network of gravel roads to enjoy and the...
11-11-19, 07:43 PM
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Views: 2,533,460
Posted By momsonherbike

30 miles in 2 hours - paved and gravel roads....

30 miles in 2 hours - paved and gravel roads. Determined to get as many miles as I could locally before the weather all goes to hell in a hand basket tonight and tomorrow with cold rain and snow and...
10-25-19, 07:27 PM
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Posted By momsonherbike

Do I need to even say where I rode yesterday? ...

Do I need to even say where I rode yesterday?
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10-24-19, 06:39 AM
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Posted By momsonherbike

Actually, women wore fashionable cycling...

Actually, women wore fashionable cycling "bloomers", not skirts. Reason for the "ladies" bike design was because it was "unseemly" (read this as "sexually suggestive") for a woman to "throw a leg...
10-19-19, 07:09 PM
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Posted By momsonherbike

32 miles on our local gravel and paved roads. It...

32 miles on our local gravel and paved roads. It was cold earlier this morning at sunrise, right at freezing, and not much better when I set off at 10:30am after coming back from an early (7:30am and...
10-07-19, 01:12 AM
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Posted By momsonherbike

30 miles in the morning with a wind chill of 32...

30 miles in the morning with a wind chill of 32 at 16-18mph. Was dressed for the dropped temps in layers and stayed toasty warm. Thought I'd peel off layers as the day warmed up, but ended the ride...
09-17-19, 03:35 PM
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Views: 1,651
Posted By momsonherbike

And the ebike will make you want to ride it. It...

And the ebike will make you want to ride it. It won't sit in the corner of the garage, mocking you, mocking your lack of muscle, mocking your fat out-of-shape, age damaged body. Not at all. It will...
09-15-19, 11:10 PM
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Views: 1,862
Posted By momsonherbike

Interesting. That looks to be the type of system...

Interesting. That looks to be the type of system I'd like to replace my Hilltopper front wheel hub.

Much as I like the Hilltopper for its throttle, the "all or nothing" power is not particularly...
09-09-19, 04:43 PM
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Posted By momsonherbike

26 miles Sunday on a charity ride, 18 solo miles...

26 miles Sunday on a charity ride, 18 solo miles Monday, and 20 solo miles today. Weather has been spectacular- cool, calm, mid 70s. Perfect for riding. So every chance I have to take my bike out, I...
09-09-19, 04:30 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 28,620
Posted By momsonherbike

Another who wishes you well in the battle against...

Another who wishes you well in the battle against cancer. You chose a beautiful, elegant partner to help put the fun back into life along the way. Best of luck to you...and may your cycling continue...
09-01-19, 04:28 PM
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Posted By momsonherbike

17 miles with the goal to visit the grave of an...

17 miles with the goal to visit the grave of an old equestrian endurance friend who died in 2004 at age 49 of cancer. (I'm a genealogist so I'm quite at home haunting graveyards in the corporeal...
08-28-19, 06:57 PM
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Posted By momsonherbike

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Picture from my bike ride today at 4...
08-18-19, 01:06 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 9,883
Posted By momsonherbike

So sorry to hear the issue is cancer. I hope you...

So sorry to hear the issue is cancer. I hope you do kick it, and return to health asap. And hope your new bike helps get you there. :thumb:

PS - if you end up looking for a new saddle, you might...
08-16-19, 01:48 PM
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Posted By momsonherbike

Drove to the MUP (path start is two towns up from...

Drove to the MUP (path start is two towns up from me, or 12 miles away whichever way you want to say it) and cycled to the bike shop in the next town (11 miles up, right off the path) where I had...
08-12-19, 01:55 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 13,581
Posted By momsonherbike

Boy, do I hear you loud and clear! I'm doing the...

Boy, do I hear you loud and clear! I'm doing the exact same thing - backing off from the epower and riding in higher gears because my legs are getting stronger. Not going to go full analog - I know...
08-12-19, 04:11 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 13,581
Posted By momsonherbike

I guess to each their own. My ebikes are not...

I guess to each their own. My ebikes are not "transitionals", but rather stand alone under their own merit as recreationally encouraging and helpful.

I went from analog to electric because I found...
08-11-19, 02:45 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 13,581
Posted By momsonherbike

Thanks! That was a really good little article.

Thanks! That was a really good little article.
08-11-19, 02:37 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 13,581
Posted By momsonherbike

We have an electric car - the 2018 Nissan Leaf...

We have an electric car - the 2018 Nissan Leaf which gets a 151 mile range from a 40kw battery. The 2019 Leaf+ with all the options and higher trim gets 215 miles off a 63kw battery, but is lots...
08-08-19, 02:05 PM
Replies: 25,558
Views: 2,533,460
Posted By momsonherbike

16 miles yesterday evening on the paved roads....

16 miles yesterday evening on the paved roads. Had to stop riding the gravel roads (for a while) because they were doing a number on my right wrist (guess I was holding the grips too tight, and a lot...
07-16-19, 01:34 PM
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Views: 2,533,460
Posted By momsonherbike

15 miles on the gravel roads this morning - the...

15 miles on the gravel roads this morning - the bike won the toss of the coin of "do I ride the horse or bike". At least I don't have to hose off a sweaty bike afterwards. Just myself. ;) Temps in...
07-14-19, 06:34 PM
Replies: 25,558
Views: 2,533,460
Posted By momsonherbike

10 miles on the quiet local rural gravel roads...

10 miles on the quiet local rural gravel roads with the new Giant fat tired carbon belt e-assist. Started out with the sun setting because biking any earlier meant enduring 90 degrees with a humidity...
07-14-19, 03:15 PM
Replies: 275
Views: 38,145
Posted By momsonherbike

linberl - You're wasting your breath trying to...

linberl - You're wasting your breath trying to educate the haters. Face it - for them the only machine worthy of the nomenclature "bicycle" is what they define via their strict sports religious...
07-10-19, 03:45 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 38,842
Posted By momsonherbike

Was the answer my son gave one day to his dad...

Was the answer my son gave one day to his dad when hubby was looking for me and couldn't find me around the house or in the barn.

:D
07-09-19, 12:08 AM
Replies: 275
Views: 38,145
Posted By momsonherbike

I'd like to know why there are haters, too. Fear...

I'd like to know why there are haters, too. Fear of change? Fear of ridicule from the younger set?

Look, we're all getting older. Our bodies aren't 20 something anymore, and regardless of those 70...
06-30-19, 01:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,997
Posted By momsonherbike

Doesn't even belong here because that, my friend,...

Doesn't even belong here because that, my friend, is not a bicycle. That is actually an underpowered motorcycle. Just because it has pedals on it, which in this case seem to be completely useless,...
06-23-19, 12:08 PM
Replies: 25,558
Views: 2,533,460
Posted By momsonherbike

Getting back into riding after a hiatus of...

Getting back into riding after a hiatus of several months. Did 10 miles today in calm, sunny 73 weather, 10 yesterday dealing with a slightly obnoxious headwind, and 10 the day before with a...
05-20-19, 04:14 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 28,620
Posted By momsonherbike

Three days ago I became the proud owner of a...

Three days ago I became the proud owner of a second ebike - a carbon belt drive Giant La free E+1. My first pedal assist, purchased solely as a recreational bike. The maiden ride was a day later at a...
08-30-18, 12:20 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 36,426
Posted By momsonherbike

I've actually had a few people say that to me...

I've actually had a few people say that to me (all guys, btw) so I simply say "tell that to my damaged right knee"...and smile. I always get a smile back - I mean, who wants to be the jerk that is...
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