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11-13-19, 11:50 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 736
Posted By alloo

I've gotten over my fear of the cold. I will not...

I've gotten over my fear of the cold. I will not commute under 25 F. My fear had to do with more road condition and when it would be safe to ride after a snow storm. Snow melt rate like the number of...
Forum: Commuting
11-13-19, 11:45 PM
Replies: 269
Views: 8,619
Posted By alloo

Yes, my ebike is my goto commuter.

Yes, my ebike is my goto commuter.
11-13-19, 11:39 PM
11-12-19, 06:16 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 9,501
Posted By alloo

Another study!...

Another study! https://www.ksl.com/article/46672116/do-e-bikes-really-give-you-a-workout-heres-what-byu-researchers-say
11-11-19, 04:24 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,573
Posted By alloo

My ideal ebike is the Electra Townie Go 8i

My ideal ebike is the Electra Townie Go 8i
11-10-19, 07:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 292
Posted By alloo

What about frostbite from riding in cold weather?

What about frostbite from riding in cold weather?
11-06-19, 08:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 458
Posted By alloo

Give her a budget and let her go and buy one!

Give her a budget and let her go and buy one!
Forum: Commuting
11-06-19, 07:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 665
Posted By alloo

Stick with Standard Time and don't change.

Stick with Standard Time and don't change.
11-06-19, 07:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 458
Posted By alloo

Why not just go with your grandaughter bicycle...

Why not just go with your grandaughter bicycle shopping in the bay area. It can be a learning experience. Better fit and experience for both of you.
11-04-19, 05:45 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 736
Posted By alloo

I guess, I'm trying different things out. It's...

I guess, I'm trying different things out. It's the beginning of winter for us. I'm learning different routes. I think I have my layers down. It's just not knowing which streets remain icy/What part...
11-02-19, 08:52 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 736
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: 375
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...
11-02-19, 06:26 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 736
Posted By alloo

Overcoming fear of riding in the cold

How do you get over the fear of riding in the cold. Cold being below freezing. This is my first year riding my ebike to work. We just had a four day snow storm which took me off the bike. I am...
Forum: Commuting
11-02-19, 06:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 375
Posted By alloo

How do you deal with the fear of riding in the...

How do you deal with the fear of riding in the cold?
11-01-19, 06:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 333
Posted By alloo

I replace my chain on my mid driver at about 1500...

I replace my chain on my mid driver at about 1500 miles. My mechanic could tell that I ride a lot. My mechanic stated that next time he wants to replace the chain and casette.
Forum: Commuting
11-01-19, 02:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 375
Posted By alloo

You're more hard core than me. I stopped riding...

You're more hard core than me. I stopped riding on Friday, but might start back up on Monday. I don't have studded tires and ride and ebike. Since this is my first year, I am experimenting with...
Forum: Commuting
10-31-19, 07:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 375
Posted By alloo

Do you have studded tires on your bike? How cold...

Do you have studded tires on your bike? How cold was the temperature? What is your speed difference between today and a good day. What tips do you have for others that want to commute in the winter?...
10-31-19, 01:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 164
Posted By alloo

Ebike Winter Clothing

I find that bicycle clothing for the winter is too thin to use on ebikes. Ebike riders need thicker jerseys, jackets because of the higher speeds and lower effort used. Just my observation.
10-29-19, 03:21 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 187
Posted By alloo

Bicycle lane clearing

https://denver.cbslocal.com/2019/10/28/snowplows-denver-bike-lanes/
10-24-19, 09:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 771
Posted By alloo

I guess we should kick heavy people riding MTB...

I guess we should kick heavy people riding MTB off MTB trails in national parks too then! lol
10-24-19, 09:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,079
Posted By alloo

I own a Raleigh Retroglide IE, a good entry level...

I own a Raleigh Retroglide IE, a good entry level ebike for the prices. The bike is stiff when going over bumps or pot holes. I have installed a suspension seat post. My first ebike, I've replaced...
10-24-19, 09:06 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 13,905
Posted By alloo

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

OMG! The sky is falling! The sky is falling!
10-23-19, 09:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,133
Posted By alloo

Congratulations! I'm theoretically car free, but...

Congratulations! I'm theoretically car free, but when I need to get somewhere motorized. I ride my Piaggio BV 350 scooter. I've been car less since 2005. My Yamaha XMAX was stolen on October 1st. I...
Forum: Fatbikes
10-23-19, 06:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 236
Posted By alloo

Juiced Scorpion

Is the Juiced Scorpion considered a Fatbike?

https://juicedscorpion.com/
Forum: Commuting
10-20-19, 06:56 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,424
Posted By alloo

Maybe a Fat bike....

Maybe a Fat bike. https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fatbike

https://www.bicycling.com/bikes-gear/a20019717/fat-tire-bikes-explained/
10-18-19, 02:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,235
Posted By alloo

Have you gone to electric bicycle review?

Have you gone to electric bicycle review?
10-18-19, 02:41 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,663
Posted By alloo

Like anything, the minority of inconsiderate...

Like anything, the minority of inconsiderate bicycle riders ruin it for the majority. It doesn't matter human powered/electric assist. They do speed traps on my MUP, just not all the time. Most...
10-18-19, 02:29 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,052
Posted By alloo

Cycling is about layers and snowboard gear. If...

Cycling is about layers and snowboard gear. If you can get that right you will be ok. Gloves snowboarding or skiing gloves. I don't know about toe guards. Good merino wool base layer are good....
10-10-19, 06:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 619
Posted By alloo

Just get wet gear and you can continue to ride!...

Just get wet gear and you can continue to ride! The nice thing about rain is at least you're cool.
10-07-19, 02:45 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,580
Posted By alloo

I am doing well. Yes, I fell not sure where but I...

I am doing well. Yes, I fell not sure where but I do have my suspicions on where. I was in a rush to get to work. I learned a lot. Now I vary my commute route to increase my interest and to have...
10-04-19, 04:39 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,328
Posted By alloo

I ride to commute to work and to lose 100 lbs by...

I ride to commute to work and to lose 100 lbs by next summer. I get a good workout being a lifestyle choice as opposed to a training goal.
10-04-19, 02:56 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 22,338
Posted By alloo

I tell them Yah, so what?

I tell them Yah, so what?
10-04-19, 02:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 490
Posted By alloo

https://blixbike.com (https://blixbike.com/)

https://blixbike.com (https://blixbike.com/)
Forum: Commuting
09-28-19, 06:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 457
Posted By alloo

Do you use this site?...

Do you use this site? https://coloradosprings.gov/bikes/page/city-bike-maps
09-27-19, 06:20 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,663
Posted By alloo

Funny thing in Denver, I'm passed by more people...

Funny thing in Denver, I'm passed by more people on regular bikes than ebikes. I agree the riders are the issue not the bikes.
09-27-19, 06:15 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,894
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.
09-24-19, 02:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,121
Posted By alloo

I store my bike outside, but charge my battery...

I store my bike outside, but charge my battery indoors. We will see how this winter goes. I might be getting another ebike, My 2017 Raleigh Retroglide was my first ebike and it does the job.
Forum: Commuting
09-24-19, 02:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 851
Posted By alloo

Commuting in inclement weather. Snow, rain,...

Commuting in inclement weather. Snow, rain, wind...etc. Gear that you use throughout a four season year. Good Accessories affordable, expensive comparison.
09-21-19, 06:13 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,400
Posted By alloo

Just get one of these. https://kroozercups.com/

Just get one of these. https://kroozercups.com/
09-19-19, 04:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 439
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...
09-19-19, 04:05 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 5,798
Posted By alloo

People were in cities before cars, horses were in...

People were in cities before cars, horses were in cities before cars, bicycles were in cities before cars. Cities are designed around people, if you can't driver safely in a city, stay in the suburbs...
09-19-19, 07:16 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 9,009
Posted By alloo

My update is I ride to work 12 miles one way (RT...

My update is I ride to work 12 miles one way (RT 24 miles) four times a week and scooter 1 day a week if I need to be somewhere quickly after work. I take public transportation on inclement weather...
09-19-19, 07:10 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,345
Posted By alloo

Congratulations to your wife. E-bike sales will...

Congratulations to your wife. E-bike sales will make up 50% of bicycle sales within the next 5 years.
09-19-19, 07:06 AM
Replies: 277
Views: 27,926
Posted By alloo

If you're scared or coming from an automobile...

If you're scared or coming from an automobile like most people you shouldn't bicycle. If you have hope in humanity and believe in yourself you will do well bicycling. It's all a matter of...
09-18-19, 06:34 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,345
Posted By alloo

I would get a blix sol for the money....

I would get a blix sol for the money. https://blixbike.com/
09-16-19, 02:46 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 7,575
Posted By alloo

Ride somewhere else and listen to music or other...

Ride somewhere else and listen to music or other things while riding. Look at bicycles/motor scooters. Go to thriftstores for treasure hunting.
09-15-19, 05:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,121
Posted By alloo

Winter Riding

Doesn't heating the battery to 100F also kill battery life? Are the batteries designed to work in all weather?
09-14-19, 09:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 591
Posted By alloo

Not sure what you're talking about. Most of the...

Not sure what you're talking about. Most of the highline trail near my house are paved. I use it to commute home.
09-12-19, 05:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,121
Posted By alloo

Winter Bicycling

This will be my first winter commuting on an ebike. I charge my battery inside my home. My question is at what temperature do you not use your ebike for commuting? Do you ride your regular bicycle at...
09-12-19, 04:42 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,716
Posted By alloo

If you're riding casually you might consider an...

If you're riding casually you might consider an ebike, It will build you up with assistance, you will be able to enjoy riding more and be less winded. You didn't say what type of bicycle you're...
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