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09-22-22, 05:31 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,822
Posted By Leisesturm

I've heard that less is more, but ... dang. I...

I've heard that less is more, but ... dang. I wish I had the cojones to charge top shelf prices for saddles that have perhaps the least amount of what saddles usually have, ever. WTG. I'm kind of...
09-17-22, 11:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 888
Posted By Leisesturm

And where, exactly, did they get with that? All...

And where, exactly, did they get with that? All this is is just thinly veiled virtue signaling. There is no gun to any riders head forcing them to ride faster than 20mph because their motor is...
09-17-22, 07:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 671
Posted By Leisesturm

OMG. FB lives! As far back as 8 or 10 years ago I...

OMG. FB lives! As far back as 8 or 10 years ago I once had a GPS that had voice control. Voice Command mode didn't work all that well so I would be tempted to just try and use it conventionally....
09-17-22, 06:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 713
Posted By Leisesturm

Seriously, 12 people could answer this question...

Seriously, 12 people could answer this question six different ways. If you want a Bridge Club, buy a Bridge Club. OF COURSE you can use it for all of what you stated in the o.p. It's not the only...
09-17-22, 01:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,870
Posted By Leisesturm

Actually, the motor itself looks pretty standard...

Actually, the motor itself looks pretty standard for its kind. The battery on the other hand. Whoa. Lot of capacity there. But back to you? The photo of your rig (if it is your rig, unclear whose...
09-17-22, 01:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 158
Posted By Leisesturm

It appears on its face that the o.p. is ascribing...

It appears on its face that the o.p. is ascribing the change noted in rolling resistance to the new tubes. Until I learn otherwise I am assuming the tubes were also the same brand as before? Even if...
09-15-22, 03:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 333
Posted By Leisesturm

What you called a Multitrack 7200 in the o.p. is...

What you called a Multitrack 7200 in the o.p. is actually a Multitrack 7300. When you are talking bike models, a single digit can mean an entirely different bicycle. So, anyway, mystery solved. Nice...
09-15-22, 12:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 293
Posted By Leisesturm

Until I hear otherwise, I am putting substantial...

Until I hear otherwise, I am putting substantial money on the likelihood of the o.p. battery pack being 48V.
09-15-22, 12:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 365
Posted By Leisesturm

If saddle sores are the question, a suspension...

If saddle sores are the question, a suspension post is not the answer. Saddle sores are caused by abrasion, not impact. They are also usually mildly infected. Padded shorts and chamois butter should...
Forum: Recumbent
09-14-22, 04:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 309
Posted By Leisesturm

Hmmm. Before any comments directly to the subject...

Hmmm. Before any comments directly to the subject of e-assist. I have to observe that hills are simply a matter of gearing! Unless I way miss my guess that tandem has a low gear around 28". If...
09-14-22, 04:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,917
Posted By Leisesturm

You do realize it's been five years since this...

You do realize it's been five years since this thread, right? I did check, the o.p. appears to still be an active BF user, but that isn't always the case after so much time.
09-14-22, 12:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 333
Posted By Leisesturm

Agree that the scratches look like exactly that....

Agree that the scratches look like exactly that. However, I have to scratch my head (swidt?) about the "hardly used" description of that 7200. There was a suspension fork there OEM. What happened to...
09-12-22, 02:02 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,255
Posted By Leisesturm

I'm flattered that you have even taken the time...

I'm flattered that you have even taken the time to notice my post history. But I disagree that they are overly anything. They are what they are. You are biased I fear, because at this moment we...
09-11-22, 07:39 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,255
Posted By Leisesturm

Inexpensive lights will not be seen enough in...

Inexpensive lights will not be seen enough in daylight. Expensive lights are a waste of money and scarce energy resources in daylight. It does a disservice to the PSA aspect of a topic to observe...
09-10-22, 07:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 532
Posted By Leisesturm

Yes. Like that.

Yes. Like that.
09-10-22, 09:45 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 532
Posted By Leisesturm

Dude. OMG. You could make your life a lot easier...

Dude. OMG. You could make your life a lot easier if you lose the fatties and roll on something more reasonable like ... 2.4"? Even 2.8 'plus size' is plenty of cush for what you are doing.
09-09-22, 12:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 532
Posted By Leisesturm

Exactly. The 120V outlets are out there....

Exactly. The 120V outlets are out there. Supervised and unsupervised. The amount of electricity used is minimal and many of the first generation charging stations were free in light of that. Pun...
09-09-22, 02:11 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,509
Posted By Leisesturm

I did try to read every post and I'm hanged if I...

I did try to read every post and I'm hanged if I could find the one that mentioned the fact that often the bike decides how big a tire you can use. How the eff am I supposed to get any bigger tires...
09-09-22, 01:39 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,509
Posted By Leisesturm

Do you really imagine that if you can run your...

Do you really imagine that if you can run your 25's at 80psi that you couldn't do the same with 23's?? Are you unaware that some 23mm section tires may actually measure 25mm when you measure them on...
09-09-22, 01:15 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,015
Posted By Leisesturm

which is it?

which is it?
09-05-22, 08:17 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,126
Posted By Leisesturm

I don't know. O.p.'s proportions look more or...

I don't know. O.p.'s proportions look more or less ... normal? They would have been best served just leaving us to wonder just what kind of genetic freak they were. Occam's Razor says they don't know...
09-05-22, 07:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 532
Posted By Leisesturm

I don't know. If I was looking to top up my...

I don't know. If I was looking to top up my Tesla's battery and I saw an ebike in the charging bay I might just crush it with the front wheels and/or give the owner a spanking. There are must be...
08-31-22, 10:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 539
Posted By Leisesturm

Doesn't this all begin to beg the question as to...

Doesn't this all begin to beg the question as to 'why?' I think I want to know more about this bike and what makes it worth all the strategic hand wringing.
08-31-22, 10:31 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,090
Posted By Leisesturm

All good answers so far, but, as it happens,...

All good answers so far, but, as it happens, although I was able to get a fluorescent green/yellow Giro Register MIPS helmet for my wife, that model, nor any other in the XL size I need only come in...
Forum: Commuting
08-30-22, 10:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 634
Posted By Leisesturm

I do not understand your post at all. Why would...

I do not understand your post at all. Why would your Nana need to understand (or use) turn signals? I hope she is not using her scooter in bike lanes or on sharrows! The proper place for her scooter...
08-29-22, 09:23 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,175
Posted By Leisesturm

Is this a good time to point out that almost no...

Is this a good time to point out that almost no grocery chain in America still supplies bags with handles that can be 'clipped' to anything. The very few that still do use paper handles (and paper...
08-27-22, 06:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 302
Posted By Leisesturm

And your earlier answer is helpful? How, exactly?...

And your earlier answer is helpful? How, exactly? There is no helping when you don't know exactly what the problem is. And we do not. We only know what the o.p. wants. What if what they want may be...
08-27-22, 12:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 302
Posted By Leisesturm

Not a lack of compassion at all. Just being...

Not a lack of compassion at all. Just being obvious. It is silly to have inhibitions about personal matters in anonymity. Or would you rather get incorrect advice due to the fact that you withheld...
08-27-22, 11:47 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 302
Posted By Leisesturm

I think this post more than any other gets to the...

I think this post more than any other gets to the crux of the biscuit. Most seven year olds when I was seven were on banana seat cruisers doing figure 8's in their driveways. A round trip from one...
08-26-22, 12:46 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,074
Posted By Leisesturm

https://www.cordings.co.uk/us/plus-twos-house-chec...

https://www.cordings.co.uk/us/plus-twos-house-check.html
...
08-22-22, 10:34 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 302
Posted By Leisesturm

Most bike seats have an adjustable range front to...

Most bike seats have an adjustable range front to back and most people put them as far back as they can possibly go. Go the opposite way and put the seat as far forward as it can possibly go. Wide is...
08-22-22, 09:53 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 302
Posted By Leisesturm

Think inside the box on this one. There won't be...

Think inside the box on this one. There won't be a noselesss saddle made for a seven-year-old. Is his bike made for a seven-year-old? Pictures please.
08-22-22, 09:33 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 716
Posted By Leisesturm

The stock location for the water bottle must...

The stock location for the water bottle must work. It simply must. Embarrassment while riding a bicycle? I can't see the behind-the-seat location looking any more graceful.
08-19-22, 08:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 210
Posted By Leisesturm

Ffinding a threadless fork steerer tube in 1"...

Ffinding a threadless fork steerer tube in 1" will be quite a trick.
08-18-22, 03:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 244
Posted By Leisesturm

"The Incel is strong with this one, Lord...

"The Incel is strong with this one, Lord Vader"
08-18-22, 03:48 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,074
Posted By Leisesturm

I think this is a good time to determine if these...

I think this is a good time to determine if these kinckers are for a man or woman. As of 2022, Capris Pants are still not a garment that would fit most men comfortably.
08-15-22, 01:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 244
Posted By Leisesturm

No trim but it hasn't been an issue IME.

No trim but it hasn't been an issue IME.
Forum: Commuting
08-15-22, 01:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 430
Posted By Leisesturm

25c wouldn't be my definition of a Fat tire. The...

25c wouldn't be my definition of a Fat tire. The 110+psi pressures that 25mm tires have to withstand is what makes them such a beast to mount. Either a bigger section tire or one built to a lower max...
08-15-22, 04:11 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,074
Posted By Leisesturm

Cross country ski pants, or what are called plus...

Cross country ski pants, or what are called plus four's or plus two's.
08-03-22, 09:55 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 965
Posted By Leisesturm

What about those Wolf Tooth things that let the...

What about those Wolf Tooth things that let the RD ride lower to clear a big cog?
08-03-22, 08:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 697
Posted By Leisesturm

You only loosen (and tighten) 'backwards' on the...

You only loosen (and tighten) 'backwards' on the left hand (non-drive side)pedal. The pedal on the drive (chain) side has 'normal' threading and behaves like you would expect. The pedals pictured on...
08-03-22, 09:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 399
Posted By Leisesturm

They have a phone number listed.

They have a phone number listed.
08-02-22, 11:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 399
Posted By Leisesturm

This is an almost insultingly low effort original...

This is an almost insultingly low effort original post. Pedalpower appear to be based in Germany. Are you? If not, the answer is no. If yes, then, maybe. But probably not at their headquarters, but...
08-02-22, 03:51 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,738
Posted By Leisesturm

"The English Minor is strong with this one, Obi...

"The English Minor is strong with this one, Obi Wan ..."
07-29-22, 09:28 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,014
Posted By Leisesturm

Sure looks like the thread has run out of ......

Sure looks like the thread has run out of ... what's the word I'm looking for? Where is an English Minor when you need one ...
07-26-22, 07:11 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,048
Posted By Leisesturm

They did indeed. Why couldn't they have sold the...

They did indeed. Why couldn't they have sold the idea to Giant, or Trek instead of taking their ball and going home ...
Forum: Recumbent
07-26-22, 03:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 728
Posted By Leisesturm

All noted. I will defer to your actual possession...

All noted. I will defer to your actual possession of a Trident trike as to its worth to you. However, since you quoted prices. Let me just leave some additional info and then I will go away. Just so...
Forum: Recumbent
07-25-22, 10:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 728
Posted By Leisesturm

So I read every post and part of the problem is...

So I read every post and part of the problem is the lack of specific terminology (if not pictures) in the o.p. but some of the respondents have overlooked the o.p. stating that the current derailleur...
07-24-22, 08:03 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,738
Posted By Leisesturm

Try to keep up. The subject of this thread was...

Try to keep up. The subject of this thread was (allegedly) hit by a vehicle to incapacitate him and then ... jacked. How would a mini claw hammer change the outcome? Train wreck thread. Just as the...
07-24-22, 12:28 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,738
Posted By Leisesturm

So, you're upping the ante. Get us some...

So, you're upping the ante. Get us some corroboration before your next update or I am flagging this. BTW it's spelled 'humorous'.
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