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Forum: Road Cycling
10-17-19, 11:34 AM
Replies: 329
Views: 17,256
Posted By fly135

If all the bikers who felt like you would wear...

If all the bikers who felt like you would wear clown hats, we could instantly tell you apart from the rest who aren't concerned with such things. You could start a movement.:thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
10-16-19, 12:25 PM
Replies: 329
Views: 17,256
Posted By fly135

I'd say the porters are the real heros.

I'd say the porters are the real heros.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-16-19, 10:21 AM
Replies: 329
Views: 17,256
Posted By fly135

It would be a shame if someone cheated and all...

It would be a shame if someone cheated and all that money was wasted on charity.:thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
10-16-19, 07:11 AM
Replies: 329
Views: 17,256
Posted By fly135

Maybe they could change the rules to collect your...

Maybe they could change the rules to collect your sweat and weigh it to record the contribution.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-15-19, 12:41 PM
Replies: 329
Views: 17,256
Posted By fly135

I agree with not getting a front wheel drive. Go...

I agree with not getting a front wheel drive. Go with a rear hub drive.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-15-19, 08:40 AM
Replies: 329
Views: 17,256
Posted By fly135

I agree with the other poster's statement about...

I agree with the other poster's statement about it being a different sport. I ride for a combination of exercise and enjoyment of the outdoors. It still can fit the definition of sport. I can improve...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-15-19, 07:48 AM
Replies: 329
Views: 17,256
Posted By fly135

Why would he? Previously you were just telling us...

Why would he? Previously you were just telling us how confused you were about people having other interests.

:)
Forum: Road Cycling
10-15-19, 07:43 AM
Replies: 329
Views: 17,256
Posted By fly135

This shorter than average, incredibly fit, 60+...

This shorter than average, incredibly fit, 60+ year old guy with no artificial parts will probably ride only 1500 - 2000 miles over the year on his eBikes. So I'm with the guy who rides a 1000 and...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-14-19, 02:09 PM
Replies: 329
Views: 17,256
Posted By fly135

Let's be consistent with your logic. You don't...

Let's be consistent with your logic. You don't ride a bicycle. You ride a Pedalcycle.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-14-19, 01:49 PM
Replies: 329
Views: 17,256
Posted By fly135

I'm just about to turn 64 and just got into...

I'm just about to turn 64 and just got into biking by buying an eBike a few months ago. Two actually. A street bike/cruiser and a full suspension mountain bike. I'm fortunate that I was able to do...
10-13-19, 11:35 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 627
Posted By fly135

I find that when I'm active I don't get hungry as...

I find that when I'm active I don't get hungry as frequently. If I'm sitting at a desk working all day, I have a continuous urge to snack. So exercise helps a lot.
10-13-19, 11:18 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 627
Posted By fly135

I agree with the comments about diet more than...

I agree with the comments about diet more than exercise controls weight. And plus one to getting the sugar out of your diet. I'll also add that IMO the more fiber you eat, the better your body will...
10-13-19, 11:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 428
Posted By fly135

I had Golfer's Elbow a couple years ago from...

I had Golfer's Elbow a couple years ago from carrying some heavy chunks of log. It went away on it's own after several months. I wakeboard a lot, so that is probably what rehabed the elbow. ...
10-06-19, 08:10 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,498
Posted By fly135

If the brake is rubbing continuous vs on/off in a...

If the brake is rubbing continuous vs on/off in a single rotation, then you should be able to fix it. Although a new bike should be probably checked by the shop. If the brake rubs then loosen the...
10-05-19, 07:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 287
Posted By fly135

The Winter Garden shop is where I bought mine....

The Winter Garden shop is where I bought mine. They didn't know anything about it. The bike is located in the Wisconsin store. The Winter Garden shop has a different web site. The shipping to FL was...
10-05-19, 01:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 287
Posted By fly135

Best deal out there for eMTB

I bought one of these several months ago. It was $250 to get shipped to my local shop, and I paid $300 more than this. They are made by Raleigh and are the same as the Kodiak iE rebranded for iZip. I...
10-05-19, 08:08 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 498
Posted By fly135

Another advantage of the mid drive is that you...

Another advantage of the mid drive is that you will get exercise that is more like riding an unplugged bike than you will on a hub drive. The Bosch mid drive in EMTB mode will sense the torque on...
10-04-19, 07:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 162
Posted By fly135

Scoot'n across the road is pretty much all I use...

Scoot'n across the road is pretty much all I use the throttle for on my Metro.
10-01-19, 02:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,037
Posted By fly135

Sorry, missed that post. Also didn't realize...

Sorry, missed that post. Also didn't realize this was a really old thread, or I wouldn't have even made a comment.
10-01-19, 02:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 243
Posted By fly135

$200 is a killer price for a battery pack. ...

$200 is a killer price for a battery pack. That's what got me wondering.

When I bought my iZip E3 Peak DS I didn't know it was a Raleigh. iZip removed it from the catalog and when I asked...
10-01-19, 10:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,037
Posted By fly135

This is more of a hit and run than an informative...

This is more of a hit and run than an informative comment. It's hard to even imagine what could possibly make it the worst of many. Were the handlebars falling off? The motor running backwards? ...
10-01-19, 10:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 243
Posted By fly135

How do you even find a replacement battery for...

How do you even find a replacement battery for that Hyper eBike? I googled and couldn't find any parts.

He wants a mid drive motor, which is a bit more expensive. I have a Raleigh Kodiak iE...
09-28-19, 09:19 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,429
Posted By fly135

I ride with a group of "unplugged" riders once a...

I ride with a group of "unplugged" riders once a week on a paved trail with 15mph limit. My eBike motor phases out between 19-20, and the only time I can keep up and catch up with them is on the...
09-27-19, 09:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 378
Posted By fly135

This was a biggie for me. My frame only has 7"...

This was a biggie for me. My frame only has 7" of insertion. So finding a post that is short enough is an issue for me. I have to pay close attention to the dimensional specs.
Forum: Foo
09-23-19, 01:43 PM
Replies: 12,969
Views: 742,566
Posted By fly135

Doesn't know he's supposed to post a...

Doesn't know he's supposed to post a "lie".
09-23-19, 01:32 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,439
Posted By fly135

Hub drives are cheaper. I have a hub drive...

Hub drives are cheaper. I have a hub drive street bike and a mid drive MTB. The hub drive is 500 watt and will take me up to 24mph (unlocked to 28) with easy pedaling. But it runs out of steam at...
Forum: Foo
09-23-19, 12:12 PM
Replies: 12,969
Views: 742,566
Posted By fly135

When he heard about the home for battered women,...

When he heard about the home for battered women, his first thought was... all these years I've been eating them plain.
09-21-19, 10:15 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,760
Posted By fly135

Best advice anyone will ever give WRT diet. You...

Best advice anyone will ever give WRT diet. You can choose to eat carbs for fat or energy. Sugar without fiber = fat. Sugar with fiber = energy.
09-21-19, 10:01 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,997
Posted By fly135

I'm with this guy. The reason why natural sugar...

I'm with this guy. The reason why natural sugar vs refined is better for you is because natural sugar comes with fiber. Juice the fiber out of fruits and veggies and you may as well be eating a...
09-19-19, 10:20 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,439
Posted By fly135

The only thing important is that you and your...

The only thing important is that you and your wife are happy.:)
09-18-19, 02:05 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,439
Posted By fly135

The last time I was in the shop they had a bike...

The last time I was in the shop they had a bike like that for $1K.
09-18-19, 01:51 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,439
Posted By fly135

https://www.lennysebikes.com/specials/

https://www.lennysebikes.com/specials/
09-18-19, 09:10 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,439
Posted By fly135

That deal doesn't even flutter my putter. My...

That deal doesn't even flutter my putter. My LBS can beat it soundly.
09-16-19, 04:44 PM
Replies: 447
Views: 19,649
Posted By fly135

That's why I'm a wakeboarder. Full body workout...

That's why I'm a wakeboarder. Full body workout and it's fun. No reason for great exercise to be hard, or a chore.
09-16-19, 02:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 708
Posted By fly135

I can totally relate to what you are going...

I can totally relate to what you are going through. I'm an avid wakeboarder that is about to turn 64. About 6 weeks ago I took a hard fall that caused a lot of rib cage damage. Last year I broke all...
09-15-19, 09:17 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,845
Posted By fly135

A good saddle probe might change that.:fred:

A good saddle probe might change that.:fred:
09-13-19, 11:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,845
Posted By fly135

Just enable "Guitar Face" option.

Just enable "Guitar Face" option.
09-13-19, 10:53 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,845
Posted By fly135

A camera to capture facial features and use AI to...

A camera to capture facial features and use AI to determine rider's emotions.
09-12-19, 03:14 PM
Replies: 447
Views: 19,649
Posted By fly135

They advertise them on TV everyday.:)

They advertise them on TV everyday.:)
09-12-19, 02:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 815
Posted By fly135

Another factor is the AH rating is affected by...

Another factor is the AH rating is affected by the current draw. The higher the current the less likely the battery will deliver it's rating. I've never seen an AH rating with the current draw it's...
09-12-19, 02:04 PM
Replies: 447
Views: 19,649
Posted By fly135

Get a water pic and rinse your teeth after you...

Get a water pic and rinse your teeth after you eat. Not sure what sweeteners are fine. Don't think it's a matter of fine as much as how much and what else you eat with them. The more fiber you...
09-10-19, 09:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 991
Posted By fly135

I recently bought a weathered bike with V brakes....

I recently bought a weathered bike with V brakes.

Brakes (w/ new noodles) - $8.69
Cables - $11.99
Cable tool - $19.99

You can probably get by without the tool with a hacksaw and wire cutter,...
09-10-19, 08:52 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 20,186
Posted By fly135

Born by C section.

Born by C section.
09-09-19, 11:21 AM
Replies: 629
Views: 37,771
Posted By fly135

I flunked PE in Jr High. But I made up for it by...

I flunked PE in Jr High. But I made up for it by not buying cheap beer.
09-09-19, 10:38 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 9,167
Posted By fly135

I know some really sandy trails that would...

I know some really sandy trails that would disagree.
09-07-19, 10:27 PM
Replies: 2,504
Views: 503,855
Posted By fly135

Yes it is! Sorry, I should have put the name in...

Yes it is! Sorry, I should have put the name in the post. iZip has recently removed it from their catalog, but it's actually a rebranded Raleigh Kodiak iE.
...
09-07-19, 12:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 880
Posted By fly135

I've got a Magnum Metro. 500watt hub drive with...

I've got a Magnum Metro. 500watt hub drive with 48V 13AH battery. I'm 140 lbs and I'm pretty sure I could easily get 50+ miles out of it if I use ECO mode. I also have a mid drive mountain bike...
09-06-19, 08:40 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 7,445
Posted By fly135

He's a troll.

He's a troll.
09-06-19, 05:11 PM
Replies: 2,504
Views: 503,855
Posted By fly135

believe ot or not, it actually is. When I first...

believe ot or not, it actually is. When I first saw that pic I thought the same thing and went and checked.
09-06-19, 08:27 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,523
Posted By fly135

My buddy and I both have Magnum Metros and are...

My buddy and I both have Magnum Metros and are very happy with the quality. So it sounds like you made a good choice.
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