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02-27-21, 11:22 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 337
Posted By fooferdoggie

mid drive's boogymen. snapped chain. Maintain...

mid drive's boogymen. snapped chain. Maintain your chain carry a spare quick link. something may break in the drive train. Humm How have we functioned so long wit drive trains? more power causes...
02-27-21, 09:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 82
Posted By fooferdoggie

good luck. I wish the bigger lights were...

good luck. I wish the bigger lights were automatic I would have kept them. nothing worse then having to stop and turn on the lights.
02-26-21, 09:47 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,535
Posted By fooferdoggie

I usually seem them going maybe 20 uphill slowly...

I usually seem them going maybe 20 uphill slowly peddling. I usually am in a low assist level on my mid drive to keep my heart rate up. but they I may crank it up and pass them at 20 but thats some...
02-26-21, 08:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 537
Posted By fooferdoggie

There are not a lot of e tandems commercially...

There are not a lot of e tandems commercially made yet. we lucked out and got ours about 800 off right before the pandemic wiped out the stock. but it has been the best investment we have made.
02-26-21, 08:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,558
Posted By fooferdoggie

that's where the Shimano 4 piston calipers shine....

that's where the Shimano 4 piston calipers shine. 1 finger full braking power with the least amount of effort. they are a huge difference in effort over my magura's and how much effort it takes to...
02-25-21, 07:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 537
Posted By fooferdoggie

yep same with us. I am lucky if I can put out 200...

yep same with us. I am lucky if I can put out 200 watts for more then a few miles usually 160 or so is my best. my wife may noe be able to do better then me even though I ride about 3 times as many...
02-25-21, 04:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 257
Posted By fooferdoggie

hell my e bike with all my stuff is 70# it takes...

hell my e bike with all my stuff is 70# it takes over 200 watts to keep it at 20 without power.
02-25-21, 03:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 257
Posted By fooferdoggie

Get him a e bike then you will be chasing him (G)

Get him a e bike then you will be chasing him (G)
02-25-21, 09:04 AM
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Views: 560,361
Posted By fooferdoggie

I have seen this bridge from down below and it is...

I have seen this bridge from down below and it is really col. get on top of it accidentally and all the suicide guards make it I possible to get a good pic. I could not even see them from below. Wish...
02-24-21, 09:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 537
Posted By fooferdoggie

we have a gepedia e tandem with a bosch motor....

we have a gepedia e tandem with a bosch motor. between my wacky body and my wife who has not ridden in 45 years we we need the help. it lets us climb 16% grades with work crows around 18.5 pretty...
02-23-21, 01:04 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,535
Posted By fooferdoggie

you can get as much cardio as you want. but you...

you can get as much cardio as you want. but you can do it and go faster and climb hills faster or go farther. though with my bike the more out I want the less fast I can go or I need to go really...
02-22-21, 05:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 228
Posted By fooferdoggie

How is that? lucky this is just in the winter.

How is that? lucky this is just in the winter.
02-22-21, 08:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 228
Posted By fooferdoggie

Bibs need a Pee flap they could hurt you and they did.

With shorts and my thermal bibs on I have to hunch down to pull them down enough to pee. I was lazy and left my glove on I pull them down with. well Could not really go much just some squirts and it...
02-22-21, 08:17 AM
Replies: 3,911
Views: 560,361
Posted By fooferdoggie

had to get a pic of these guys ...

had to get a pic of these guys

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02-21-21, 05:13 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,535
Posted By fooferdoggie

no they are not most you have to stand and they...

no they are not most you have to stand and they are not designed to wait anything. hard to put panniers on them. Plus they are not as table or as safe or as comfortable and you get no exercise. Yes I...
02-21-21, 05:11 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,535
Posted By fooferdoggie

thats how we got our e tandem. best investment my...

thats how we got our e tandem. best investment my wife is blind we don't want to use public transportation so we ride everywhere.
02-21-21, 04:58 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,535
Posted By fooferdoggie

so when are you buying yours?

so when are you buying yours?
Forum: Foo
02-20-21, 10:00 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 553
Posted By fooferdoggie

except they may not have had any water but yes it...

except they may not have had any water but yes it works well keep the waster moving.
02-20-21, 03:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 419
Posted By fooferdoggie

plus its far more then needed. my bosch puts out...

plus its far more then needed. my bosch puts out nominal 300 watts though. guess the peak is around 600 and I can climb 20% grades with it. I never found it under powered expect on super steep grades...
02-19-21, 08:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 342
Posted By fooferdoggie

me they don't do a lot I need electric gloves but...

me they don't do a lot I need electric gloves but that could just be me.
02-19-21, 01:18 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,031
Posted By fooferdoggie

well you should use mineral oil if you want to go...

well you should use mineral oil if you want to go that way no additives verses baby oil.
02-19-21, 12:57 PM
Replies: 3,911
Views: 560,361
Posted By fooferdoggie

the root ball is way too small for that size. we...

the root ball is way too small for that size. we had wind when the ice started but after that it was just ice rain for two days I have seen a lot of collapsed metal roofed awnings and such. here are...
02-19-21, 08:11 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,367
Posted By fooferdoggie

I rode public transportation for 25 years. so not...

I rode public transportation for 25 years. so not sure how lucky I am.
02-18-21, 10:12 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,367
Posted By fooferdoggie

well they can be just like any bike. but usually...

well they can be just like any bike. but usually 2500 to start with a decent bike. but I ride mine 6000 miles in a year and its our e tandem 9000 a year so its not a big expense. I think I spent more...
02-18-21, 09:21 PM
Replies: 3,911
Views: 560,361
Posted By fooferdoggie

I used Apple Maps for my commute home as they...

I used Apple Maps for my commute home as they finally got bike routes going. went through a rich old neighborhood. we had ice rain Friday and Saturday. and a lot of broken trees and lots of power...
02-16-21, 08:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 532
Posted By fooferdoggie

They even came out with a electronic shifting...

They even came out with a electronic shifting model that will link with a bosch.
02-15-21, 09:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 252
Posted By fooferdoggie

though I have found better prices ...

though I have found better prices
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02-15-21, 08:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 252
Posted By fooferdoggie

yep I don't see why not. fast and easy the only...

yep I don't see why not. fast and easy the only trick is you usually need too push the pistons in a bit to get it to fit between them.
02-15-21, 01:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 300
Posted By fooferdoggie

we had a ice storm here in Portland. first...

we had a ice storm here in Portland. first freezing rain that melted then freezing rain on top of that. several inches. it was like trying to walk in super soft sand where cars churned it up...
02-15-21, 10:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 252
Posted By fooferdoggie

they are just a feeler gauge for each side. they...

they are just a feeler gauge for each side. they are easy and work great especially if you have a sticky piston. they are just fast and easy just make sure it is clean before using it.
02-13-21, 09:32 PM
Replies: 3,911
Views: 560,361
Posted By fooferdoggie

a few more ice trees. ...

a few more ice trees.

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02-13-21, 05:51 PM
Replies: 3,911
Views: 560,361
Posted By fooferdoggie

we finally have snow in portland but it was more...

we finally have snow in portland but it was more frozen rain. I thin kit will melt faster then snow.
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Forum: Commuting
02-12-21, 03:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 785
Posted By fooferdoggie

the only thing a rear camera would give you over...

the only thing a rear camera would give you over the radar is car type. it would take a lot more focus to see what is going on.
Forum: Touring
02-11-21, 10:42 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 9,611
Posted By fooferdoggie

well you had the wrong hydraulic brakes. there...

well you had the wrong hydraulic brakes. there is a big difference between brands and models. my magura's take a fair amount of effort to get the max out of them but they are always consistent. my...
02-10-21, 02:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 758
Posted By fooferdoggie

you want a light weight bike that's going to be...

you want a light weight bike that's going to be easier to peddle without power its not going to be cheap. I can even keep my bosch powered bike to about 15 without power. it is a bit older and the...
Forum: Commuting
02-10-21, 09:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 785
Posted By fooferdoggie

with a garmin radar and a mirror I have all I...

with a garmin radar and a mirror I have all I need. the radar lets me know how many cars how fast and their position without taking much effort to see.
02-09-21, 09:01 PM
Replies: 3,911
Views: 560,361
Posted By fooferdoggie

mt tabor different view. ...

mt tabor different view.

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02-09-21, 09:00 PM
Replies: 3,911
Views: 560,361
Posted By fooferdoggie

mt tabor portland or. ...

mt tabor portland or.

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Forum: Road Cycling
02-09-21, 11:25 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 8,309
Posted By fooferdoggie

some brakes I don't even need to remove the...

some brakes I don't even need to remove the wheel. my magura's I just popped the pads out and pushed the pistons in and put the new ones in after a good degreaser spray.
02-06-21, 05:21 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,676
Posted By fooferdoggie

I try to avoid things that cause pain Now I cant...

I try to avoid things that cause pain Now I cant take any pain meds anymore and I have been in wait too much pain in the last few years so I don't risk it much anymore.
02-06-21, 05:04 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,676
Posted By fooferdoggie

get hurt a few times you will not forget. still...

get hurt a few times you will not forget. still fill my torn rotator cuff 2 years later. I am far more careful now riding.
02-06-21, 04:55 PM
Replies: 3,911
Views: 560,361
Posted By fooferdoggie

Not sure if this s the street I want to live on....

Not sure if this s the street I want to live on. too bad it is about 150 miles from the coast.
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02-06-21, 04:54 PM
Replies: 3,911
Views: 560,361
Posted By fooferdoggie

I wonder if this is one of those CIA training...

I wonder if this is one of those CIA training areas I always read about in books.
...
02-06-21, 08:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 922
Posted By fooferdoggie

ya sounds bad. my wife fell off once when I tired...

ya sounds bad. my wife fell off once when I tired too sharp but that did not stop her. we use these and now my wife feet never slip off.
...
02-04-21, 07:39 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,526
Posted By fooferdoggie

I think on my bosch its about 200 to 250 watts to...

I think on my bosch its about 200 to 250 watts to get to 28mph. but its been while since I tried that. but thats in full turbo.
02-04-21, 06:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 534
Posted By fooferdoggie

while drunk maybe (G)

while drunk maybe (G)
02-04-21, 08:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 789
Posted By fooferdoggie

man thats pretty low even o the street. I need...

man thats pretty low even o the street. I need from 900 to 1200 on unlit bike paths on our tandem.
02-03-21, 09:33 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 18,455
Posted By fooferdoggie

some empty road on the way to the Oregon zoo. ...

some empty road on the way to the Oregon zoo.

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02-01-21, 08:10 AM
Replies: 3,911
Views: 560,361
Posted By fooferdoggie

rich people have strange things. ...

rich people have strange things.

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02-01-21, 08:10 AM
Replies: 3,911
Views: 560,361
Posted By fooferdoggie

Happy valley Oregon. the rich part of town. ...

Happy valley Oregon. the rich part of town.

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