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03-20-21, 11:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 904
Posted By andychrist

Well if you do a conversion with a hub motor...

Well if you do a conversion with a hub motor rather than mid drive, chances are the wheel will only support disc calipers (regardless of what the vendor might claim). So if your bike is just set up...
03-18-21, 05:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 415
Posted By andychrist

And theyíre noisy as all get out. Are all mid...

And theyíre noisy as all get out. Are all mid drives this loud or does Bosch take first prize?

Found it kind of a lame review, in that he didnít test the gravel bike on gravel or the mtb model...
03-07-21, 10:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 725
Posted By andychrist

I installed a pair of Grin TorqArms...

I installed a pair of Grin TorqArms (https://em3ev.com/shop/grin-tech-torque-arm/) on the [beefy!] alloy fork of my dual 500W hub drive cargo bike, no problems....
02-28-21, 02:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 902
Posted By andychrist

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50873528683_e7...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50873528683_e7eaff4b95_c.jpg

Built up this LWB e-cumbent with underseat and rear rack; drilled out a Radical Design trailer hitch to fit over the 12mm axle....
01-25-21, 12:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,102
Posted By andychrist

Well as I mentioned previously, swapping between...

Well as I mentioned previously, swapping between wheels will be problematic since the disc rotors are unlikely to align the same inside the calipers. So youíll likely have to reposition both the...
01-23-21, 11:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,102
Posted By andychrist

BTW, does your wife have to carry the bike over...

BTW, does your wife have to carry the bike over her shoulder to get it up to the second floor, or is there enough room for her to walk it up? Because Bafangís better displays enable a walk mode (P)....
01-23-21, 10:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,102
Posted By andychrist

A 250W hub motor [supposedly] should be...

A 250W hub motor [supposedly] should be acceptable even on an aluminum fork. That said, if her bike has fender eyelets, quick and easy insurance would be to mount a pair of Grin Tech TorqArm V2...
11-25-20, 06:56 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,218
Posted By andychrist

Update

Well last Saturday’s first trial run was an unmitigated disaster, thanks to the crappy host bike and its incompetent mechanic (that would be me.) Steerer quill stem came loose while riding down the...
11-20-20, 07:06 PM
Replies: 801
Views: 933,513
Posted By andychrist

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50626580752_97...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50626580752_97d25e41a1_c.jpg

My dual hub drive e-cumbent cargo bike.
11-13-20, 12:56 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,768
Posted By andychrist

Thumbnail on this SunRace...

Thumbnail on this SunRace (https://www.amazon.com/SunRace-9-speed-11-32t-Freewheel/dp/B00ABHFZO8) from Amazon clearly shows a cassette hub but reviewers confirm it is actually a [9-speed] freewheel....
11-03-20, 12:37 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,218
Posted By andychrist

My Stratus was built up by a previous owner, it...

My Stratus was built up by a previous owner, it did not come factory standard. Bottom bracket is indeed press fit, takes an FSA Vero crankset 52-39-30. Bafang does not offer any compatible PAS...
11-01-20, 11:09 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,218
Posted By andychrist

Am in the midst of installing dual hub drives in...

Am in the midst of installing dual hub drives in my RANS Stratus XP XXL recumbent cargo bike.

Hereís the ďBeforeĒ shot:

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50479310858_375ca3f4ff_c.jpg

Admit...
08-29-20, 04:03 PM
Replies: 931
Views: 476,061
Posted By andychrist

Cool Just discovered that the 28Q Coleman coolers I...

Just discovered that the 28Q Coleman coolers I turned into panniers for the M-Wave rack on my Giro 20 also fit the Ibera disk rack on my Stratus XPC. So wonít have to lug the QP trailer around all...
08-29-20, 07:58 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,196
Posted By andychrist

I probably spend more on my bikes and attendant...

I probably spend more on my bikes and attendant paraphernalia than most people do on car payments, license renewals/registration, insurance, maintenance and gas. And that’s not even taking into...
07-21-20, 06:53 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,587
Posted By andychrist

If you PM me your mailing address Iíll send you...

If you PM me your mailing address Iíll send you enough of that reflective tape to do both buckets, still have oodles of it here that would otherwise just go to waste.

BTW if you carry the kitty...
07-20-20, 03:13 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,587
Posted By andychrist

Nice job! You can remove the labels with...

Nice job!

You can remove the labels with acetone and some kind of mild abrasive pad such as 0000 steel wool.

Also there’s a vendor on eBay who carries self adhesive reflective tape...
02-02-20, 03:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 628
Posted By andychrist

Cool Even More Lights!

Okay Iím done now.

Well at least for a while. :p

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49479625586_d27774c334_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2iom1QS)
RANS Stratus XPC WindWrap WERX Fairing 9...
01-29-20, 05:44 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,402
Posted By andychrist

Track lighting runs on 12V. Just get a couple...

Track lighting runs on 12V. Just get a couple mini LED spot lights...
01-29-20, 02:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 628
Posted By andychrist

New Lights

For my newest bike

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49446951783_80d882e484_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2iksy4r)Stratus XPC (https://flic.kr/p/2iksy4r)
Stratus XPC Set up for night riding!...
01-18-20, 07:21 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,966
Posted By andychrist

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49143697732_1a...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49143697732_1a6c452811_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2hSEicj)Stratus XPC Planet Bike Grateful Red Serfas Stop Sign (https://flic.kr/p/2hSEicj) by andyXchrist...
12-14-19, 12:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,083
Posted By andychrist

I’ve been towing trailers for almost two decades,...

I’ve been towing trailers for almost two decades, first on on uprights and now on recumbents, with both 700c and 26” rear wheels.

The more important factor IMHO is tire width not wheel size. I...
11-22-19, 03:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,311
Posted By andychrist

I’m partial to Kitty Litter panniers using...

I’m partial to Kitty Litter panniers using hardware from Jandd Mountaineering. You can either keep the folding lids on or remove them and drop in waxed canvas shopping bags. I’ve never found the need...
06-30-19, 01:58 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,587
Posted By andychrist

Thanks 56 but Iím a non-vampire teetotaler. :p ...

Thanks 56 but Iím a non-vampire teetotaler. :p

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48163101462_ab9c7f660b_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2go1u65)
Igloo Bicycle Panniers (https://flic.kr/p/2go1u65) by...
06-30-19, 05:24 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,587
Posted By andychrist

Cool Make your own panniers

With J-Hooks and Bungee Straps from JANDD Mountaineering

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48158729941_b6ddd0a5ee_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gnC5A2)
Recumbent Bicycle Kitty Litter Panniers...
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