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06-28-21, 06:54 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 4,150
Posted By alloo

Like they say "Never say never."

Like they say "Never say never."
06-25-21, 05:39 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 7,241
Posted By alloo

Because he got his ass kicked by an old lady. If...

Because he got his ass kicked by an old lady. If she's happy more power to her. Did you verbally yell at her?
06-01-21, 06:40 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,886
Posted By alloo

No Class 2 ebike less than 750W is an ebike....

No Class 2 ebike less than 750W is an ebike. Mopeds are 49cc or less with a 1.5 to 2 HP motor depending on your jurisdiction. Do you own or ride an ebike? It seems a lot of posters don't know the...
04-04-21, 05:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 637
Posted By alloo

Go and test ride the bike and see which one fits...

Go and test ride the bike and see which one fits you the best.
03-09-21, 09:41 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,657
Posted By alloo

I'm sorry the 5i and 8i were on the Townie Go 5i...

I'm sorry the 5i and 8i were on the Townie Go 5i (ebike).

https://electra.trekbikes.com/us/en_US/bikes/electra-bikes/electra-e-bikes/townie-go/c/EB210/
03-09-21, 04:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,244
Posted By alloo

I've riden both. I'd go with the Blix Aveny. More...

I've riden both. I'd go with the Blix Aveny. More features for the money, more accessories like baskets, racks, bags available. The Aveny is just more comfortable. The bike can be made a Class 3...
03-09-21, 04:27 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,128
Posted By alloo

40F to 90 F

40F to 90 F
03-03-21, 01:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 316
Posted By alloo

Thank You for sharing. I enjoyed watching this...

Thank You for sharing. I enjoyed watching this documentary!
Forum: Southwest
02-15-21, 04:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 470
Posted By alloo

I would watch some videos by Ryan Van Duzer on...

I would watch some videos by Ryan Van Duzer on youtube as he has done the continental divide trail and they're other sources on youtube that do long distance bike packing. You might get some bike...
01-27-21, 08:34 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 26,847
Posted By alloo

Just so you know you can also purchase Priority...

Just so you know you can also purchase Priority bicycles from Costco if you have a membership. I haven't seen them in stores just on the website....
01-24-21, 06:50 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,602
Posted By alloo

32F No Snow/Ice on the ground. I have been down...

32F No Snow/Ice on the ground. I have been down to 25 F.
12-31-20, 08:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,485
Posted By alloo

I only have one ebike. A Blix Aveny that I...

I only have one ebike. A Blix Aveny that I commute to work weather permitting. This year I rode 2600 miles. I don't own a car and I ride a motorscooter or catch public transportation. My previous...
12-26-20, 06:16 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 18,677
Posted By alloo

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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12-24-20, 10:15 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 19,765
Posted By alloo

When I gave up my car in 2015 I opted for a...

When I gave up my car in 2015 I opted for a motorscooter and I read this book: How to Live Well Without Owning A Car by Chris Balish. https://www.amazon.com/How-Live-Well-Without-Owning/dp/1580087574...
12-21-20, 09:35 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,539
Posted By alloo

I listen to the music. How I'm going to get...

I listen to the music. How I'm going to get through the snow/ice. How beautiful nature is. Lots of beautiful scenery on the bike trail. Whatever is affecting my life? Can I beat the car across the...
12-18-20, 07:57 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,907
Posted By alloo

Mark Twain once said "the coldest winter is a...

Mark Twain once said "the coldest winter is a summer in San Francisco." This man is not responsible for the weather where he lives. The body adapts to the weather where you live. If he's cold at 50 F...
11-21-20, 10:36 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 10,703
Posted By alloo

I'm opposite of you. I let the bike take the fall...

I'm opposite of you. I let the bike take the fall and protect my body.
11-21-20, 09:07 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,737
Posted By alloo

Are you a cyclist?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vMed1qceJ_Q

What do you think? Are you a cyclist? Do you encounter these situations as an enthusiast? I found this video very insightful and wanted to share it with...
11-17-20, 04:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,773
Posted By alloo

Just make sure that you bring your battery inside...

Just make sure that you bring your battery inside at home and at the office. I ride my ebike year around.
11-17-20, 04:43 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 12,454
Posted By alloo

Buy an ebike and you will enjoy riding more.

Buy an ebike and you will enjoy riding more.
11-14-20, 06:23 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,737
Posted By alloo

The issue with kits is that regular spokes and...

The issue with kits is that regular spokes and tires can't handle the additional weight, frame flex, and speed of an ebike. The additional weight is because the frames are stronger. Ebikes don't need...
11-01-20, 07:08 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,908
Posted By alloo

I do, but I generally use less pedal assist and...

I do, but I generally use less pedal assist and slow down in snow. So level 2, I ride a hub drive ebike, last year I rode a mid drive ebike. Ice is worse than snow. In the Netherlands, the...
10-19-20, 07:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,854
Posted By alloo

Bring your battery indoors. The bikes can stay in...

Bring your battery indoors. The bikes can stay in the garage.
09-28-20, 05:26 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 4,699
Posted By alloo

I wanted to get back into beach cruisers for...

I wanted to get back into beach cruisers for riding around the neighborhood. Then I decided I wanted to commute. I am a type 2 diabetic, then I noticed that my blood sugars have gone down. My first...
Forum: Commuting
09-06-20, 08:25 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 20,537
Posted By alloo

12-17 mph. I ride an ebike. What I find is that I...

12-17 mph. I ride an ebike. What I find is that I like to cruise. I cruise but I end up going faster as I get into my commute. Other days, I'm in a rush. When I rush I'm more prone to accidents and...
Forum: Commuting
07-21-20, 09:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,303
Posted By alloo

Cargo pants, Cargo Shorts from Costco.

Cargo pants, Cargo Shorts from Costco.
07-03-20, 12:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,654
Posted By alloo

I was looking at the HyperScorpion for $2899 for...

I was looking at the HyperScorpion for $2899 for $100 more I could purchase a Piaggio Liberty 150 Scooter.
06-24-20, 04:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,715
Posted By alloo

These Sondors bikes look good!...

These Sondors bikes look good! https://electrek.co/2020/06/23/sondors-rockstar-cruiser-lx-bafang-ultra-electric-bike/
06-09-20, 11:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,762
Posted By alloo

Yes, I lose weight if I reduce my caloric input....

Yes, I lose weight if I reduce my caloric input. I try to lose 1-3 lbs per week. Some weeks, I'm successful others not so. I lost 30 lbs last year. I ride 25 miles 4x per week. I use level 2-3.
06-09-20, 07:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,373
Posted By alloo

I think ebikes are modeled after mopeds. Gas...

I think ebikes are modeled after mopeds. Gas Tanks and Batteries just so happen to be in the same place as batteries are on ebikes now. On my rack mounted ebike, the battery disconnects some times...
05-31-20, 08:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 565
Posted By alloo

Ebike Commuting in Denver

Here's my ebike commute. 12 miles about 50 mins. Denver Using a Helmet Cam. Enjoy!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A3kKvYKYlZQ

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=POB_EmzNc80&t=47s
05-18-20, 06:50 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,808
Posted By alloo

A year later. I have lost 30 lbs and still...

A year later. I have lost 30 lbs and still working on it. I purchased a new Blix Aveny this March and commuted during the winter. The first winter is a big learning curve. I learned that I don't like...
05-12-20, 06:36 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,497
Posted By alloo

When will bicycles get ABS?

When will bicycles get ABS?
05-07-20, 08:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,195
Posted By alloo

I commute in Denver about 12 miles one way mostly...

I commute in Denver about 12 miles one way mostly flat. I bought a Blix Aveny it came with a rack and lights, I got a basket installed. Love it. I use level 2-3 assist get around 40+ miles per...
Forum: Commuting
05-07-20, 08:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,153
Posted By alloo

My rack stays on the bike, but the bags come off.

My rack stays on the bike, but the bags come off.
05-03-20, 05:47 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 8,475
Posted By alloo

I just wear a neck gaiter. Not a big deal! ...

I just wear a neck gaiter. Not a big deal!
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04-28-20, 07:19 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 22,225
Posted By alloo

People want to live in cities. More people live...

People want to live in cities. More people live in cities than the suburb. Freeway commuting forces you to buy a car. You're essentially stuck in a cage for hours. More freeways results in more...
04-28-20, 07:11 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,542
Posted By alloo

I sold my car in 2005, after I started commuting...

I sold my car in 2005, after I started commuting with my scooter. I also read "How to live well without a car" by Chris Balish and now 15 years later, I order my groceries from Walmart. The only...
04-23-20, 06:50 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,178
Posted By alloo

I think with the Corvid-19 the trend is...

I think with the Corvid-19 the trend is accelerating to Internet bike purchases. Bicycle Shops are becoming service centers instead. Trek is selling bikes on the Internet and direct shipping them to...
04-12-20, 06:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,206
Posted By alloo

Red face But Electra isn't. I called to ask them.

But Electra isn't. I called to ask them.
04-03-20, 07:06 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,628
Posted By alloo

I'm in love with the bike. Very practical,...

I'm in love with the bike. Very practical, affordable and has a good range than my previous 2017 Raleigh Retroglide IE. I generally use Level 3 assist during my commute ~15 MPH and I get about 3...
04-03-20, 06:56 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 7,541
Posted By alloo

I've had a mobile bicycle service construct and...

I've had a mobile bicycle service construct and maintain my Direct to Consumer Ebike if my local bicycle shop wouldn't do the work. The mobile bicycle repair shops charge lower rates and will go to...
04-02-20, 03:59 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 24,518
Posted By alloo

Ditch the snow tires when the low temperature...

Ditch the snow tires when the low temperature stays above 40 F over a week, the snow has melted, and no ice on your commute route. Most of the time you only need snow tires for ice. If your...
03-30-20, 10:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 628
Posted By alloo

On the contrary, I bicycle more now since less...

On the contrary, I bicycle more now since less cars are on the road. Bicycling gives me peace and serenity.
03-23-20, 02:17 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 7,541
Posted By alloo

If I was going to buy a quality ebike I would get...

If I was going to buy a quality ebike I would get a Yamaha E bike. www.yamahabicycles.com. Yamaha has been building ebikes since 1989. Yamaha has the only mid drive with more than one front sprocket...
03-22-20, 09:02 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 7,541
Posted By alloo

You might look at https://www.aventon.com/ or...

You might look at https://www.aventon.com/ or https://shop.m2sbikes.com/ Good features per dollars spend.
03-22-20, 06:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,527
Posted By alloo

Ebike Commuting

How many miles will you be commuting? I would recommend a Trek Verve 2+ It's a mid drive which is good on hills, has good range, suspension seat post, 700 mm tires, a rack and lights. Another bike...
03-19-20, 10:09 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 7,541
Posted By alloo

Nothing prevents you from improving the...

Nothing prevents you from improving the components for less money. Ebike were made on the internet. The Big four bicycle makers are now only realizing the market potential. I'll continue to support...
03-18-20, 08:48 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 7,541
Posted By alloo

Just make sure to true the wheels and make the...

Just make sure to true the wheels and make the adjustments when you assemble. Rad Power Bikes are the best selling Direct to Consumer ebikes. I would say that it's mid level. They have great customer...
03-12-20, 08:54 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,051
Posted By alloo

I ride an ebike to and from work. I usually ride...

I ride an ebike to and from work. I usually ride below the speed limit. Some riders get aggravated, that's on them not me.
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