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07-12-19, 10:02 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,901
Posted By radroad

Don't forget to drill out the water.

Don't forget to drill out the water.
07-11-19, 07:26 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,901
Posted By radroad

People like this just make the sport a...

People like this just make the sport a laughingstock. Dude could've just stopped eating Doritos, lost five pounds, and saved himself $15K in his gram shaving obsession.
07-11-19, 04:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 480
Posted By radroad

There are few if any juiced bikes owners on this...

There are few if any juiced bikes owners on this forum. Facebook owners groups will have many more users with direct experience.
07-11-19, 01:44 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 4,607
Posted By radroad

Just do the work yourself and stop complaining. ...

Just do the work yourself and stop complaining.

The shop owner has to cover his lease, employee salaries, cost of tools, time to train new employees, bookkeeping, wholesale bicycle and accessories...
07-11-19, 02:12 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,535
Posted By radroad

You really need to research your local laws...

You really need to research your local laws before even thinking about a short list. Or a long list. Or any list for that matter.
07-10-19, 02:09 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 19,115
Posted By radroad

I can guarantee that the bikeforums gerontocracy...

I can guarantee that the bikeforums gerontocracy would be in an uproar if we criticized any of their standard practices: such as hoarding one or two dozen bikes at a time collecting dust in their...
07-09-19, 03:32 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 19,115
Posted By radroad

Well said, momsonherbike. I would add that the...

Well said, momsonherbike. I would add that the age range and diversity of e-bike riders is pretty remarkable. The vast majority of e-bike riders are under 50, at least locally (I certainly can't...
07-08-19, 09:36 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 19,115
Posted By radroad

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07-08-19, 07:59 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 19,115
Posted By radroad

There's certainly nothing morally wrong with...

There's certainly nothing morally wrong with using mechanical advantage. There's nothing wrong with using any form of technology as long as it is sustainable.

This entire thread is about a bunch...
07-08-19, 04:09 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 19,115
Posted By radroad

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07-08-19, 12:45 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 19,115
Posted By radroad

And yet no one is bright enough to present any...

And yet no one is bright enough to present any facts or arguments to counter the "obvious troll.":rolleyes:

And when your lack of logic and lack of evidence are totally refuted...

...post a...
07-07-19, 10:17 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 19,115
Posted By radroad

You got it right. :) It is impossible not to...

You got it right. :) It is impossible not to smile when riding an e-bike. It's a whole new level of fun.
07-07-19, 05:59 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 19,115
Posted By radroad

A bicycle supplements human power by providing...

A bicycle supplements human power by providing the rotational inertia of two wheels. An e-bicycle supplements human power even more with a motor. Simple.



Fail again, buddy. You will travel at...
07-07-19, 05:48 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 19,115
Posted By radroad

In the EU, the motor cuts off at just 15.5 mph....

In the EU, the motor cuts off at just 15.5 mph. In the US, at 20 mph for mtb motors. Just about any rider can ride far faster than that on a relatively smooth fire road, or most any descent, really. ...
07-07-19, 05:42 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 19,115
Posted By radroad

If e-bike riders are too damn lazy, then so are...

If e-bike riders are too damn lazy, then so are YOU for riding a bike in the first place. Riding a bike is cheating compared to hiking. Exploiting the rotational inertia of two wheels is CHEATING....
Forum: Foo
07-07-19, 03:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 978
Posted By radroad

God is angry.

God is angry.
07-06-19, 11:53 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 19,115
Posted By radroad

The levels of hypocrisy, ignorance and arrogance...

The levels of hypocrisy, ignorance and arrogance are reaching comical levels of ineptitude.

A bike without a motor is cheating compared to walking.

Narrow tires are cheating compared to fat...
07-06-19, 11:41 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 19,115
Posted By radroad

Yeah, you don't get to decide who should or...

Yeah, you don't get to decide who should or should not or can or cannot ride an e-bike. Talk about arrogance!

And feel free to give up your car, your smartphone, your computer, every battery...
07-06-19, 11:38 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 19,115
Posted By radroad

It's so hilarious reading posts from people...

It's so hilarious reading posts from people who've never ridden an e-bike and don't know what they're talking about lol.

I tend to agree with Grant Petersen that e-bikes are a BETTER form of...
07-06-19, 08:43 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 19,115
Posted By radroad

This thread will not age well lol. :p

This thread will not age well lol. :p
07-05-19, 07:08 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 19,115
Posted By radroad

No sales figures. Got it. Just keep changing the...

No sales figures. Got it. Just keep changing the subject.
07-05-19, 06:17 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 19,115
Posted By radroad

Again, you have no sales figures and no sources...

Again, you have no sales figures and no sources for what people are buying and riding. Sorry.
07-05-19, 03:38 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 19,115
Posted By radroad

Sorry, talking to a few people you know is not a...

Sorry, talking to a few people you know is not a basis for generalizing to all e-bike owners.
07-04-19, 05:54 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 19,115
Posted By radroad

You don't "know" anything. You are just making it...

You don't "know" anything. You are just making it up.
07-04-19, 05:48 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 19,115
Posted By radroad

You don't have a source. Fail.

You don't have a source. Fail.
07-04-19, 05:37 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 19,115
Posted By radroad

You are not anyone's ally by posting no source...

You are not anyone's ally by posting no source fake news.
07-04-19, 05:23 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 19,115
Posted By radroad

No source. Fake news.

No source. Fake news.
07-04-19, 05:09 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 19,115
Posted By radroad

False. All e-bikes sold by established bicycle...

False. All e-bikes sold by established bicycle manufacturers MUST be pedaled in order for the bicycle to move. They ALL still require human power. The term is not in any way, shape or form...
07-04-19, 05:05 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 19,115
Posted By radroad

But you do need to ride an e-bike to understand...

But you do need to ride an e-bike to understand why it's the only sector of the bike market with explosive sales growth. It's because they are much more fun to ride than a bike without a motor. :)
07-04-19, 05:00 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 19,115
Posted By radroad

This type of hair splitting is pointless....

This type of hair splitting is pointless. Bicycles, whether geared, fixed geared, or with a motor, are all forms of tech that allow us to travel farther and faster with significantly less effort.
...
07-04-19, 04:55 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 19,115
Posted By radroad

They hypocrisy is crazy: people who haven't even...

They hypocrisy is crazy: people who haven't even ridden e-bikes critiquing e-bikes when they have no idea what they're talking about.

Hypocrites using the internet, computers and electricity, (all...
07-04-19, 02:59 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 19,115
Posted By radroad

#brokenrecord...

#brokenrecord (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=brokenrecord) #dupeaccount (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=dupeaccount)...
07-04-19, 02:52 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 19,115
Posted By radroad

False. Not a single established bicycle brand...

False. Not a single established bicycle brand offers an ebike with a throttle.

Keep using tech to criticize tech! #oblivious...
07-04-19, 01:13 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 19,115
Posted By radroad

More hypocrisy, an endless flow lol. So blind you...

More hypocrisy, an endless flow lol. So blind you dig a deeper hole every time you post. Again, keep using technology to whine about technology.

Time for another dupe account.
07-04-19, 12:31 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 19,115
Posted By radroad

...and notice he or she refuses to address the...

...and notice he or she refuses to address the actual substance of the argument. Instead, he or she resorts to name calling and emotionalism. A tapout, pure and simple.

If he or she were really...
07-03-19, 11:01 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 19,115
Posted By radroad

...says the guy who's never ridden an electric...

...says the guy who's never ridden an electric bike and doesn't know what he's talking about.
07-03-19, 04:56 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 19,115
Posted By radroad

BTW, none of the major, established bicycle...

BTW, none of the major, established bicycle manufacturers offer an e-bike model with throttle. If you don't pedal, you won't move.
07-03-19, 04:46 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 19,115
Posted By radroad

A bicycle is a form of assist: mechanical assist....

A bicycle is a form of assist: mechanical assist. Try this first experiment. Try running down a hill. Measure power output vs speed. Then, ride a regular bicycle down the same hill. Measure power...
Forum: Foo
07-01-19, 06:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 960
Posted By radroad

So I found photos from a couple of reunions from...

So I found photos from a couple of reunions from my high school: not from my graduation year, but from cohorts a few years younger. When looking at photos from a class 3 years younger, I recognized...
Forum: Foo
06-30-19, 03:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 960
Posted By radroad

I have to take that back; when I was in my mid to...

I have to take that back; when I was in my mid to late 30's, I had many people assume I was still in college. So conceivably, some of them may have thought I was in my late teens,

I still find...
Forum: Foo
06-30-19, 12:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 960
Posted By radroad

Guess My Age?

Has anyone used this site? I posted a couple of pictures about a month ago. About 3 dozen guesses in, people are guessing about 15 years younger than my actual age. The two photos are close-ups, but...
05-27-19, 11:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,094
Posted By radroad

Both brands offer fantastic value but have...

Both brands offer fantastic value but have serious liabilities as well. M2S is a one man operation, and you typically have to pre-order to minimize the owner's risk. Other potential issues involve...
05-27-19, 09:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,237
Posted By radroad

Bosch Announces New Motor: Smaller, Lighter, More Efficient

After a long wait and many rumours, here is the new 2020 motor from Bosch.




2.9KG (down from 4KG in the old Performance CX line)
Regular chainring (no small sprocket like the outgoing...
05-27-19, 09:22 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 4,570
Posted By radroad

You beg for replies since no one was interested,...

You beg for replies since no one was interested, you get exactly ONE reply and then you complain about it.

If you don't like the facts, then don't even bother with the thread.

If you want a...
05-27-19, 06:18 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 9,779
Posted By radroad

The bottom line is that men buy many more...

The bottom line is that men buy many more bicycles and much more bicycling gear because we have much more money and are much faster and stronger than women and are therefore far more likely to enter...
05-27-19, 06:11 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 9,779
Posted By radroad

That's white privilege. White men and women need...

That's white privilege. White men and women need to shut their mouths and stop promoting patriarchy and racism. They should immediately vacate all of their faculty positions so that men and women OF...
05-27-19, 05:20 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 9,779
Posted By radroad

A "math education" professor only teaches future...

A "math education" professor only teaches future k-12 schoolteachers how best to teach k-12 math. It doesn't presuppose any knowledge beyond trigonometry, or third year math in an average high school...
05-27-19, 05:09 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 9,779
Posted By radroad

Where? The United States. Have you heard of...

Where? The United States. Have you heard of immigration? Both legal and illegal?

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Demography_of_the_United_States

1950: 151 million
1960: 179 million
2019: 328...
05-27-19, 03:25 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 9,779
Posted By radroad

And bicycle companies can't afford to lose sales....

And bicycle companies can't afford to lose sales. Sales have been stagnant for decades here in the US, despite enormous population growth.
05-27-19, 03:05 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 9,779
Posted By radroad

Affirmative action in STEM is the norm these...

Affirmative action in STEM is the norm these days. Universities are under enormous pressure to address the disparity in male/female math/science representation in faculty and students. The only way...
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