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04-14-21, 09:15 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,173
Posted By rjsattler

I have a heavy-duty rack to carry them both by...

I have a heavy-duty rack to carry them both by HollywoodRacks dot com (still a newbie and can't post links yet), it is not cheap but it is rated to carry two Himiway-type fat tire bikes (the rack is...
04-13-21, 06:09 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 661
Posted By cat0020

I'm curious, how many repairs do you do in a week...

I'm curious, how many repairs do you do in a week or month? and how many of those are cheap e-bikes?

What are the most common repairs that you perform on cheap e-bikes?

How many of cheap...
04-10-21, 10:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 150
Posted By Doc_Wui

Is that a toaster or a battery? The wires melted...

Is that a toaster or a battery? The wires melted the solder and came off. You got burn marks on the cloth sheathing?. You got burn marks on the balance wires under the wrapping? Unless that last...
04-09-21, 10:47 AM
Replies: 1,257
Views: 403,916
Posted By kirby999

Back in Black ! swapped the green wheelset out...

Back in Black !
swapped the green wheelset out for the original black wheelset after changing the rear cog to a 24 tooth for neighborhood cruising .
Put the original Electra saddle back on too ....
04-07-21, 02:23 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,194
Posted By randyjawa

Postal Scam - Be Careful..!

Through Ebay, I purchased a Campagnolo entry level transmission. Got a good deal, in my opinion, and it was sent to me via International Priority Shipping to Canada via the Global Shipping Program......
04-07-21, 07:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 661
Posted By cat0020

Here in NYC, food, groceries & restaurant...

Here in NYC, food, groceries & restaurant businesses have relied on delivery folks on ebikes well before the pandemic.
Most, if not all of these ebike delivery folks are on hub-motor, cheap Chinese...
04-06-21, 11:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 217
Posted By kirby999

People think just because a bike is 30 years old...

People think just because a bike is 30 years old , it’s an antique , They made junk 30-40 years ago , just like they do now .

Years ago , before I owned a chain breaker tool , I used to use a...
04-06-21, 09:29 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 661
Posted By BiciMan

Ancheers are still at Amazon, and I seem to...

Ancheers are still at Amazon, and I seem to remember endorsements on this subforum as well.
04-05-21, 06:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 250
Posted By Bigbadjohn

Thanks I am sure you are correct, I saw a YouTube...

Thanks I am sure you are correct, I saw a YouTube a few months ago and that's how they did it
there are so many controllers and all are different.
When you think about it there are only 3 wires,...
04-03-21, 08:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 661
Posted By Doc_Wui

I paid $700USD (500 quid?) for an Ecotric fat...

I paid $700USD (500 quid?) for an Ecotric fat tire bike in 2019. I found it was very well made. Two years later, the battery is still good, the motor works, and nothing broke. It has all the same...
04-01-21, 01:51 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,165
Posted By Happy Feet

If you like the bike, and it fits, just do what...

If you like the bike, and it fits, just do what is needed for now and wait until some deals come along.

Its a bit of a rabbithole if you want all new all at once.

The saddle is easy as it is...
03-30-21, 09:04 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,125
Posted By trailangel

If someone did that to my wife I'd get pissed...

If someone did that to my wife I'd get pissed right away. Tell him to back off. If he doesn't, cut in just ahead of him so your back wheel rides across his front wheel..... end of ride for him. I've...
03-30-21, 08:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 300
Posted By Doc_Wui

Have you been checking temperatures on the motor,...

Have you been checking temperatures on the motor, the new controller, or the connectors? Does the new controller have a display where you can see how much more watts or current is being used? Do you...
03-28-21, 11:10 PM
Replies: 1,257
Views: 403,916
Posted By tallbikeman

Two down cruisers back on the road

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/cruiser_bicycles_2020_for_lara_and_mykayla_1_3610a417b18d9122df9e6c2f7d7673ed09da1f8a.jpg

The bike in the foreground is a 1960...
03-25-21, 04:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 304
Posted By StanSeven

Thread closed. Off topic as this is a cycling...

Thread closed. Off topic as this is a cycling forum
03-22-21, 09:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 805
Posted By Doc_Wui

If you're in it for riding, buy the bike, pay for...

If you're in it for riding, buy the bike, pay for the service, and enjoy riding. I bought our first one, and after seeing how it was put together I converted my next one. I've converted a few more...
03-18-21, 11:06 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,180
Posted By Greiselman

Not any more nervous. It can happen to literally...

Not any more nervous. It can happen to literally anyone... he just happens to be famous.

I do, however, think it's long past time to stop calling crashes like this "accidents".
03-15-21, 12:03 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 4,495
Posted By Flip Flop Rider

find a new club

find a new club
03-05-21, 08:17 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,543
Posted By Scubaquarius

I bet your daughter loves that bike! ...

I bet your daughter loves that bike!

Scubaquarius
03-05-21, 08:15 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,543
Posted By Scubaquarius

That's a beautiful bike! Thanks for the specific...

That's a beautiful bike! Thanks for the specific advice.

Happy riding,
Scubaquarius
03-03-21, 11:28 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,543
Posted By Scubaquarius

Thank you everyone for your generosity in...

Thank you everyone for your generosity in offering information and suggestions!

Happy riding,
Scubaquarius
02-26-21, 10:13 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,543
Posted By Scubaquarius

Great looking ride, Scubaquarius

Great looking ride,
Scubaquarius
02-26-21, 01:25 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,543
Posted By Ironmanmarcus

nice

nice
02-23-21, 08:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 887
Posted By sloppy12

Bosch and shimano don't have the best support...

Bosch and shimano don't have the best support systems in place. Bafang parts are pretty much always available and they haven't changed or became obsolete. this bike sure looks to be getting built...
02-20-21, 06:20 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,267
Posted By KPREN

Good lord, I don't say that. If they say "it's...

Good lord, I don't say that. If they say "it's cheating" or "isn't that cheating" I say. "Well, you don't need to feel sorry for me on my account, I don't feel one damned bit cheated". That statement...
02-05-21, 09:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 753
Posted By JoyStuart

Dad's Schwinn Super Sport circa 1969

Schwinn Super Sport
Hi, my dad used to work PR for Schwinn in the late 60s. He passed this summer. I have his Schwinn Super Sport and want to donate it to someone who would like to rehab it. ...
02-03-21, 08:58 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 8,380
Posted By bark_eater

Further research: Klunking...

Further research:

Klunking (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SVWP6VaLtvw&feature=emb_title&ab_channel=FindingbyW.D.F.)
01-30-21, 09:07 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,971
Posted By fooferdoggie

From what I have seen most of the e bikes I see...

From what I have seen most of the e bikes I see are the lower end hub drive fat tire bikes. Most riders See are not working too hard. but I do see some good mid drives and people are actually...
Replies: 12
Views: 704
Posted By mrv

Nice! Definitely a steel. I mean a steal. It...

Nice! Definitely a steel. I mean a steal.
It would be well worth putting a new coat of pain on while it's stripped of parts....
01-30-21, 08:52 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 8,380
Posted By JulesCW

Given that Riv is a micro-niche company that does...

Given that Riv is a micro-niche company that does what Grant wants to do regardless of how commercially viable it is I do not understand why folks who don't like his ideas get so upset. For those...
01-30-21, 12:47 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 8,380
Posted By base2

I've got a couture Rodriguez. 500mm chainstays,...

I've got a couture Rodriguez.
500mm chainstays, 69.5 degrees head tube angle, low bottom bracket, & 26 inch wheels. It works well enough. At 1100mm long it tracks with surgical precision & between...
12-30-20, 04:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 979
Posted By cat0020

I don't think avoiding any conversation is a good...

I don't think avoiding any conversation is a good strategy when someone is asking for help; maybe just ask the person to be more specify of their needs.
12-30-20, 11:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 979
Posted By cat0020

There is "best" when specific parameters are...

There is "best" when specific parameters are given for specific person; but that may not be best for everyone else across the board.
12-24-20, 10:37 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,106
Posted By linberl

I guess we're going to have to disagree. I have...

I guess we're going to have to disagree. I have a 19 lb bike and a 4.5lb motorized system and a 130wh motor and I easily do rides of 20 miles and FOR MY NEEDS that's perfect. I don't want nor do I...
12-24-20, 09:49 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,106
Posted By asalt

Thumbs up Man, that is SLICK!

Man, that is SLICK!
12-22-20, 01:17 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,106
Posted By chas58

Very true, although its changing relatively fast....

Very true, although its changing relatively fast.
5 years ago, I bought a 36v10ah 10lb battery for about $300. Now I can buy the same capacity for 1/3 the weight, and less than 1/2 the price.
Give...
12-22-20, 10:40 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,106
Posted By linberl

Anything light and cheap will also be low power -...

Anything light and cheap will also be low power - disagree. Anything cheap,yes. But you can get light and power if you pay for it. My OneMotor goes 28mph (not that I would go that fast, I'm totally a...
12-10-20, 11:19 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,315
Posted By sloppy12

I have never even used a phone for a return or a...

I have never even used a phone for a return or a lost package for a refund. you fill out the little return form thing give a reason and drop off at kohls, or a amazon store. I think one time before...
12-07-20, 03:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 775
Posted By cat0020

It's not uncommon to replace chain with cassette...

It's not uncommon to replace chain with cassette or chainring; brand new chain is not exactly fitting of the old, worn chainring or cassette.
12-03-20, 03:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,318
Posted By chas58

Oh, god no. Don't need carbon wheels on an...

Oh, god no. Don't need carbon wheels on an ebike. You may save the weight equivalent to a small lunch sized box of raisins. That's nothing compared to the weight of the motor or battery. How much...
12-01-20, 09:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,450
Posted By fooferdoggie

yes. about 18 years ago I started riding I had...

yes. about 18 years ago I started riding I had these food problems then the symptoms were far worse. of course it was a standard road bike and I was lucky if I could do 10 mph. my lungs would be is...
11-30-20, 09:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,044
Posted By sloppy12

Nope. its about the same as riding any bike. ...

Nope. its about the same as riding any bike.


Knowing a few nurses. I kinda ignore all of their blame games. ebikes had nothing to do with more visits, people getting off the couch did. lol...
11-30-20, 03:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,044
Posted By alo

It depends on the person riding it, and how they...

It depends on the person riding it, and how they ride it. To some people, more speed makes it more dangerous. To a sensible rider, it does not have to be more dangerous.
11-29-20, 08:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,894
Posted By chas58

Sorry, don't mean to offend. JK means "joking." ...

Sorry, don't mean to offend. JK means "joking." We are friends here. You've got a nice bike man, like I said.

Anyway, I've seen doco on the Texas law matching the original California...
11-29-20, 08:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,450
Posted By fooferdoggie

8500 miles in a year hard to believe.

Hard to believe I have ridden that much. Bought my first bike on the 23rd of November last year. I started out just commuting 20 miles a day then some longer rides on the weekends. But when the...
11-25-20, 04:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 895
Posted By chas58

Yeah, sometimes I head down south so I can ride...

Yeah, sometimes I head down south so I can ride in Canada.

You need to decide on your target speed, power, and range.
You can get crazy with either of those, but its going to cost you a lot of...
11-23-20, 05:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,894
Posted By chas58

My point exactly. 38mph is just under 2000...

My point exactly.

38mph is just under 2000 watts. 2000w >750w.

Besides, Last I heard, Texas was one of the 26 states on board with the California definition:



Yeah, you probably are not...
11-17-20, 09:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,904
Posted By Papa Ado

The primary difference of our e-bike chains vs...

The primary difference of our e-bike chains vs regular chains is the pin riveting technology used. Extended durability is an added bonus from us as e-bike riders usually ride farther.

Mid motors...
11-13-20, 07:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,330
Posted By lydy

Thanks! I did go ahead and get the Ecotric...

Thanks! I did go ahead and get the Ecotric Starfish. It arrived today. I think it's assembled, though the "manual" was for like, six other bikes, not the Starfish. Sigh. Battery is charging. Hope to...
11-13-20, 04:44 PM
Replies: 798
Views: 932,500
Posted By CigTech2

Thanks 2Old, I wanted a stealth bomber for about...

Thanks 2Old, I wanted a stealth bomber for about 8 years. But the base price for one is 10k. So I went and parted one together for 1.8k instead and mine has road lights LOL theirs don't have any...
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