Go Back  Bike Forums > Search Forums
Reload this Page >

Search Results

Notices
 
Search: Posts Made By: alloo
Showing results 1 to 50 of 60
Search took 0.01 seconds.
10-19-20, 07:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 658
Posted By alloo

Bring your battery indoors. The bikes can stay in...

Bring your battery indoors. The bikes can stay in the garage.
09-28-20, 05:26 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,197
Posted By alloo

I wanted to get back into beach cruisers for...

I wanted to get back into beach cruisers for riding around the neighborhood. Then I decided I wanted to commute. I am a type 2 diabetic, then I noticed that my blood sugars have gone down. My first...
Forum: Commuting
07-21-20, 09:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,589
Posted By alloo

Cargo pants, Cargo Shorts from Costco.

Cargo pants, Cargo Shorts from Costco.
07-03-20, 12:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,181
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.
06-24-20, 04:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,202
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/
06-09-20, 11:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,449
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: 1,161
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...
05-31-20, 08:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 484
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
05-18-20, 06:50 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,342
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...
05-12-20, 06:36 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,955
Posted By alloo

When will bicycles get ABS?

When will bicycles get ABS?
05-07-20, 08:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,889
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: 1,797
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.
05-03-20, 05:47 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 7,038
Posted By alloo

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

I just wear a neck gaiter. Not a big deal!
https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1500x2000/img_20200426_070523_ad474c92f144807c06978383a374d270989da7e6.jpg
04-28-20, 07:19 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 12,714
Posted By alloo

People want to live in cities. More people live...

People want to live in cities. More people live in cities than the suburb. Freeway commuting forces you to buy a car. You're essentially stuck in a cage for hours. More freeways results in more...
04-28-20, 07:11 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,875
Posted By alloo

I sold my car in 2005, after I started commuting...

I sold my car in 2005, after I started commuting with my scooter. I also read "How to live well without a car" by Chris Balish and now 15 years later, I order my groceries from Walmart. The only...
04-23-20, 06:50 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,564
Posted By alloo

I think with the Corvid-19 the trend is...

I think with the Corvid-19 the trend is accelerating to Internet bike purchases. Bicycle Shops are becoming service centers instead. Trek is selling bikes on the Internet and direct shipping them to...
04-12-20, 06:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,644
Posted By alloo

Red face But Electra isn't. I called to ask them.

But Electra isn't. I called to ask them.
04-03-20, 07:06 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,758
Posted By alloo

I'm in love with the bike. Very practical,...

I'm in love with the bike. Very practical, affordable and has a good range than my previous 2017 Raleigh Retroglide IE. I generally use Level 3 assist during my commute ~15 MPH and I get about 3...
04-03-20, 06:56 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,250
Posted By alloo

I've had a mobile bicycle service construct and...

I've had a mobile bicycle service construct and maintain my Direct to Consumer Ebike if my local bicycle shop wouldn't do the work. The mobile bicycle repair shops charge lower rates and will go to...
04-02-20, 03:59 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 20,118
Posted By alloo

Ditch the snow tires when the low temperature...

Ditch the snow tires when the low temperature stays above 40 F over a week, the snow has melted, and no ice on your commute route. Most of the time you only need snow tires for ice. If your...
03-30-20, 10:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 552
Posted By alloo

On the contrary, I bicycle more now since less...

On the contrary, I bicycle more now since less cars are on the road. Bicycling gives me peace and serenity.
03-23-20, 02:17 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,250
Posted By alloo

If I was going to buy a quality ebike I would get...

If I was going to buy a quality ebike I would get a Yamaha E bike. www.yamahabicycles.com. Yamaha has been building ebikes since 1989. Yamaha has the only mid drive with more than one front sprocket...
03-22-20, 09:02 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,250
Posted By alloo

You might look at https://www.aventon.com/ or...

You might look at https://www.aventon.com/ or https://shop.m2sbikes.com/ Good features per dollars spend.
03-22-20, 06:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,058
Posted By alloo

Ebike Commuting

How many miles will you be commuting? I would recommend a Trek Verve 2+ It's a mid drive which is good on hills, has good range, suspension seat post, 700 mm tires, a rack and lights. Another bike...
03-19-20, 10:09 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,250
Posted By alloo

Nothing prevents you from improving the...

Nothing prevents you from improving the components for less money. Ebike were made on the internet. The Big four bicycle makers are now only realizing the market potential. I'll continue to support...
03-18-20, 08:48 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,250
Posted By alloo

Just make sure to true the wheels and make the...

Just make sure to true the wheels and make the adjustments when you assemble. Rad Power Bikes are the best selling Direct to Consumer ebikes. I would say that it's mid level. They have great customer...
03-12-20, 08:54 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,807
Posted By alloo

I ride an ebike to and from work. I usually ride...

I ride an ebike to and from work. I usually ride below the speed limit. Some riders get aggravated, that's on them not me.
03-12-20, 08:51 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,129
Posted By alloo

I try to ride calm all the time. If I'm...

I try to ride calm all the time. If I'm distracted it can usually mean an accident. So I ride calm, mindless and my mood improves. Maybe if I was younger I would rage ride, but remaining calm and...
03-05-20, 07:14 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,081
Posted By alloo

Pub Cruiser

Pub cruiser!
https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_20190829_071611452_8343a7dd2a2ed1c7a27969e1f1822ebab3e00ba0.jpg
02-20-20, 10:30 AM
Replies: 2,790
Views: 636,112
Posted By alloo

What I Ride.

Here's what I ride!

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1500x2000/img_20200201_075519_a40b6dd22f2ee4d369a38f62d4c96dd0439fb109.jpg
Outside of work...
12-30-19, 05:44 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,478
Posted By alloo

I see more analog riders skirting the rules than...

I see more analog riders skirting the rules than ebike riders.
12-02-19, 08:31 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 36,402
Posted By alloo

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=czSEuo5JfX8

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=czSEuo5JfX8
11-25-19, 04:49 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 19,704
Posted By alloo

When you're falling over a lot and can no longer...

When you're falling over a lot and can no longer maintain your balance.
11-18-19, 03:54 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,646
Posted By alloo

I'm sorry about your accident. I hope that you...

I'm sorry about your accident. I hope that you heal quickly. I would say just focus on your recovery in PT, then bicycle when you're allowed to.
11-13-19, 11:39 PM
11-02-19, 08:52 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,368
Posted By alloo

Thank You all! I rode to work taking a chance....

Thank You all! I rode to work taking a chance. The ride to work for the most part was good. I dressed enough to remain comfortable. I discovered that heated gloves are good for both motorcycles and...
Forum: Commuting
11-02-19, 08:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 695
Posted By alloo

I rode to work today. It snowed 11 in over the...

I rode to work today. It snowed 11 in over the last two days, then two days of upper 30s to mid 40s. The ride to work was good, some roads were icy others were clear. I rode at a lower speed coasting...
10-29-19, 03:21 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 458
Posted By alloo

Bicycle lane clearing

https://denver.cbslocal.com/2019/10/28/snowplows-denver-bike-lanes/
10-24-19, 09:06 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 19,173
Posted By alloo

OMG! The sky is falling! The sky is falling!

OMG! The sky is falling! The sky is falling!
09-27-19, 06:15 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,597
Posted By alloo

I'm going to try and be a four season commuter.

I'm going to try and be a four season commuter.
09-19-19, 04:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 756
Posted By alloo

I'm in the same predicament as you. This is my...

I'm in the same predicament as you. This is my first winter commuting. I stopped at my local bicycle shop yesterday and spoke with a salesman. He recommended a mid thickness bicycle jacket. He stated...
09-02-19, 09:44 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,305
Posted By alloo

I started around the same time as you. I rode to...

I started around the same time as you. I rode to work one way for a month every other day. On the 2nd month, I rode to work every other day (3 times a week) both directions. On the third month, I...
08-15-19, 05:40 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,342
Posted By alloo

Thank You for the advice! Two weeks in my blood...

Thank You for the advice! Two weeks in my blood sugar levels are hitting lows <70. That has resulted in a lower insulin dose for my long acting insulin levels about 10 units less. (Type 2) I decided...
08-15-19, 05:29 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,756
Posted By alloo

Hi Performance would negate the cruiser aspect of...

Hi Performance would negate the cruiser aspect of cruising? Who high performances cruises? It's not cruising. Cruisers have gone in the direction of hybrid cruising, not beach cruisers. Why do you...
Forum: Commuting
08-11-19, 07:39 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,705
Posted By alloo

I like these guys! https://www.niterider.com/

I like these guys! https://www.niterider.com/
Forum: Commuting
08-07-19, 07:50 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 19,491
Posted By alloo

I haven't owned a car for 14 years. I have been a...

I haven't owned a car for 14 years. I have been a four season scooterist (50cc-650cc). I started commuting to work by bicycle in May. I ride beach cruisers. I own 2 Electra Townie 21d, and used to...
08-03-19, 06:22 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,167
Posted By alloo

I am like you a type 2 diabetic. I weigh 255 lbs...

I am like you a type 2 diabetic. I weigh 255 lbs when I started. I started riding my beach cruiser to work in April. First I would ride to work one way then catch the transit home. My commute is...
07-31-19, 10:20 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,342
Posted By alloo

Commuting to Work

I've been commuting to work on my beach cruiser for three months now. I currently commute 3 days a week. I am currently thinking about commuting 4 or 5 days a week. How many of you commute 4 days a...
07-26-19, 03:01 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 28,616
Posted By alloo

An update, I have ridden a regular bike to work...

An update, I have ridden a regular bike to work for two months. My commute is 12 miles, going to work took me on my best days 50 mins and sweat, going home took me 70-80 mins, uphill and against...
Forum: Commuting
07-14-19, 06:49 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,817
Posted By alloo

I do a similar commute. I would look on...

I do a similar commute. I would look on craigslist for a used bike, tune it up, maybe get tubes and tires. It takes me about 45 mins to ride. How much time do you want your commute to be? Are you...
Showing results 1 to 50 of 60
 


 
Forum Jump

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service - Do Not Sell My Personal Information -

Copyright 2018 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.