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Forum: Commuting
08-11-19, 11:34 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 12,081
Posted By Archwhorides

Thanks for addressing all of these questions that...

Thanks for addressing all of these questions that no-one is asking.
Forum: Commuting
08-04-19, 07:33 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,846
Posted By Archwhorides

I was a VW owner and resembled click and clack’s...

I was a VW owner and resembled click and clack’s biases. They were still very funny, or was I too stoned to recognize?
Forum: Commuting
06-24-19, 08:30 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,200
Posted By Archwhorides

When I had a VW TDI, the rooftop Thule box was a...

When I had a VW TDI, the rooftop Thule box was a 5 mpg hit on mileage (40mpg down to 35 mpg), agreed that bikes on the roof would be worse.

In terms of cost, let's say for the sake of discussion...
Forum: Commuting
06-23-19, 04:43 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,200
Posted By Archwhorides

If you want to make a real mileage difference,...

If you want to make a real mileage difference, install a hitch mounted rear rack and clean up your roof
Forum: Commuting
06-18-19, 06:52 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,189
Posted By Archwhorides

In the evening I rinse out the Stanley one-hand...

In the evening I rinse out the Stanley one-hand stainless thermal mug and fill it with cold soda water for the ride home - keeps hot things hot and cold things cold for the five years I've had it.
Forum: Commuting
05-12-19, 11:12 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,055
Posted By Archwhorides

According to your article, most e-bikes are found...

According to your article, most e-bikes are found in China (which is also apparently implementing a 25 kph national e-bike speed limit in 2019, according to the Beijinger journal).

Meanwhile in...
Forum: Commuting
05-12-19, 10:04 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,055
Posted By Archwhorides

OK, staying with your stats/equation, let's say...

OK, staying with your stats/equation, let's say that the e-bike gives your rider a 25% speed boost (16 to 20 mph, which is not unlikely), that is a 25% increase in force, which overshadows the 8%...
Forum: Commuting
05-12-19, 09:16 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,055
Posted By Archwhorides

No argument, P = MV is an equation that really...

No argument, P = MV is an equation that really works, and that is why I always carry extra dead-load in my pannier, because the increased momentum makes me a greater threat on the road, LOL. If you...
Forum: Commuting
05-10-19, 04:47 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,168
Posted By Archwhorides

Like some others here, I find the (Third Eye for...

Like some others here, I find the (Third Eye for me) helmet-mounted mirror a godsend. I see other commuting riders being very tentative with their maneuvers in traffic, not knowing what is coming up...
Forum: Commuting
05-07-19, 09:50 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 13,922
Posted By Archwhorides

The “annoying” thread makes me happy, so does...

The “annoying” thread makes me happy, so does this “happy” thread
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