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07-13-21, 05:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 344
Posted By Pridedog

The other way

I transitioned from regular bikes (Over 220,000 miles) to ebikes. Due to health reasons I will not be going back. I have given my stable of regular bikes to my kids and grandchildren. I now have over...
06-30-21, 09:26 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 4,161
Posted By rydabent

As I have posted elsewhere, the argument about...

As I have posted elsewhere, the argument about e-bikes is over. People have voted with their money, and e-bikes are everywhere. Already on a 25 mile ride around town, I will see several on the bike...
06-24-21, 08:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 450
Posted By ClydeClydeson

Everyone has different values. I used to carry...

Everyone has different values. I used to carry $4000 worth of bikes on a $50 rack atop a $300 car. I have seen loads of people transporting their $89 bikes on $800 rack systems on $60000 cars. ...
06-22-21, 09:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 483
Posted By Dewey101

Woosh in Southend sell hub motor kits, email them...

Woosh in Southend sell hub motor kits, email them at kits@wooshbikes.co.uk for advice on which one would work with your bike.
https://wooshbikes.co.uk/?hubkits
06-22-21, 07:46 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 2,796
Posted By ClydeClydeson

Epilogue: Spruce gum can be cleaned off with...

Epilogue: Spruce gum can be cleaned off with alcohol-based hand sanitizer. THank Goodness for COVID or my arms would still be stuck to my bed sheets.
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-18-21, 02:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 486
Posted By BobbyG

Yes, DNP. As far as wearing it out, I commuted...

Yes, DNP. As far as wearing it out, I commuted by bike for 28 years until last winter. I have replaced many components on my three other bikes. Things wear out, some faster, some slower.
06-17-21, 06:16 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 7,241
Posted By Reflector Guy

Lawyers, doctors, bike mechanics..... One of...

Lawyers, doctors, bike mechanics..... One of these is not like the others.
06-07-21, 07:37 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,958
Posted By delbiker1

Wake up in the morning.

Wake up in the morning.
05-22-21, 07:50 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 823
Posted By PeteHski

Another no for me. IME balance bikes are the...

Another no for me. IME balance bikes are the best way of learning to ride a bike. Anything that does the balancing part for them is useless.
05-05-21, 09:55 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,147
Posted By terrymorse

Turned first pedals on a two-wheeler in 1965. ...

Turned first pedals on a two-wheeler in 1965.

First drop-bar road bike was a Bertin, ~1970, black with red label and bar tape, exactly like this one:

...
04-17-21, 02:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 899
Posted By 2old

Didn't need to file anything for my rear hub...

Didn't need to file anything for my rear hub system and not interested in regen. My reticence with a big front conversion is that any problem could be catastrophic. Also, Grin way overcharges for...
04-16-21, 08:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 899
Posted By Pop N Wood

I wish you would quit posting things like this. ...

I wish you would quit posting things like this.

I weigh 240# and ride a mountain bike with a hub drive kit on it. With racks and gear bike is over 60#. I often tow trailers full of scavenged...
04-14-21, 05:35 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,766
Posted By KPREN

The torque arm is manufactured by you with hand...

The torque arm is manufactured by you with hand tools from a piece of flat stock 1/8" steel from Home Depot or where ever.
Yes you would use a 3/8" x 1/2" shoulder bolt and fasten it with a nut on...
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-11-21, 04:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 645
Posted By Pinigis

Through axles are nice, but not necessary. QR...

Through axles are nice, but not necessary. QR skewers fave been used on bikes with disc brakes for decades, they work just fine.
04-11-21, 01:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,766
Posted By KPREN

I think I would try designing something like...

I think I would try designing something like this. Simple to make with hand tools and get soon. It's uses simple flat stock 1/8" steel. Available at most hardware stores. It utilizes a small torque...
04-07-21, 07:38 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,656
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...
04-01-21, 04:03 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 13,668
Posted By tomato coupe

You're right, I found it. Apparently COVID ended...

You're right, I found it. Apparently COVID ended last Wednesday, around 3:15p EDT. The same email informed me that the warranty on my car is about to expire.
03-30-21, 09:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 591
Posted By Mtrinh1

Ahh i see, its a 36/48v controller but I used to...

Ahh i see, its a 36/48v controller but I used to old 36v 8ah battery. The motor does run smooth for a bit then boggs out if i push it too much. The controller and motor does not get hot. The...
03-30-21, 01:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 591
Posted By 2old

Controllers are defined by amps not watts....

Controllers are defined by amps not watts. Probably if it were a hall problem the motor would run roughly or not at all. You might switch back to the old controller and see if the motor runs well...
03-26-21, 10:05 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,285
Posted By freeranger

"Cutting edge technology?"

"Cutting edge technology?"
03-08-21, 10:21 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,177
Posted By Kabuki12

I quit using MUPís but not because of ebikes. In...

I quit using MUPís but not because of ebikes. In my area they are the least of the problem . I finally figured out that I was the problem. I was expecting the path to be good for cycling, it was not....
03-05-21, 10:58 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,060
Posted By Leisesturm

When does efficiency ever 'not matter'? WTF? Just...

When does efficiency ever 'not matter'? WTF? Just because the rider isn't the one expending a noticeable amount of horsepower turning 4" tires with only 10psi doesn't mean it isn't happening. How...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-05-21, 08:36 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 14,771
Posted By Pinigis

This is a placeholder on our website. We will...

This is a placeholder on our website. We will have them in stock in late May.
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-02-21, 07:25 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 14,771
Posted By JosephLMonti

Given that this bike will feature a chromoly...

Given that this bike will feature a chromoly frame, I think the best comparison would be the Dahon Speed. Currently the Dahon Speed 8 is available for $699 while the Dahon Speed 9 goes for $899, so I...
02-24-21, 07:49 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 10,892
Posted By kayakindude

Weather finally cooperated in New England and was...

Weather finally cooperated in New England and was able to get a solid test in. It was about 45 degrees out and we rode 18 miles, clocking in on the hour.

Test was on the tandem pulling a trailer....
02-17-21, 04:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 854
Posted By ClydeClydeson

The old style centre pull cantilever brakes as...

The old style centre pull cantilever brakes as found on mountain bikes until the mid 90s have a design flaw - the mechanical advantage of pulling on the middle of the straddle cable goes down (less...
02-14-21, 05:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,485
Posted By northernjeep

And my experiment with a fat delta. First picture...

And my experiment with a fat delta. First picture is without a body, next pic I added a blue coro body This one used a 750 watt BBSO2 mid drive. With the body I found it to be quite hot to pedal....
02-14-21, 05:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,485
Posted By northernjeep

And here is the delta I rode all last summer. It...

And here is the delta I rode all last summer. It has 20" wheels all around and uses a 750 watt Tongsheng motor. Very comfortable although I might upgrade the seat since I just bought a couple of...
02-14-21, 05:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,485
Posted By northernjeep

Heres the fattie, it uses a BBSHD 1000 watt mid...

Heres the fattie, it uses a BBSHD 1000 watt mid drive. I've been riding it for about 4 years now only thing that ever broke is one freehub.
https://i.postimg.cc/Twtcygvm/P1020708-1.jpg...
02-11-21, 11:58 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 6,553
Posted By Gresp15C

Given there will be virtually no cars, I'll bet...

Given there will be virtually no cars, I'll bet that out-and-back rides on highway 1 will be popular this summer. I'd sure be tempted if I lived anywhere close.
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...
12-23-20, 06:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,737
Posted By Kabuki12

I just bought an Electra for my wife. She can’t...

I just bought an Electra for my wife. She can’t wait to ride it!
https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/image_7b819001603f74d291a8e99092dbe77f0216b794.jpg
11-26-20, 02:28 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,333
Posted By aggiegrads

Take off the pedals, slam the seat, and use it...

Take off the pedals, slam the seat, and use it like a balance bike.
11-23-20, 06:51 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 376
Posted By Pop N Wood

Separate the wires and put on some liquid...

Separate the wires and put on some liquid electrical tape. Once that sets up wrap some real electric tape around the affected wires. Once that is secure wrap the whole bundle with tape.
...
11-19-20, 09:23 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 603
Posted By lydy

Ecotric Starfish, First Impression: Budget Dream

I did decide on the budget choice, (thanks everyone who offered advice) and got an Ecotric Starfish, in blue. She's a folding bike, which means that I can load her in my car. I have a traveling gig...
11-17-20, 09:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,254
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...
11-16-20, 06:46 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 6,234
Posted By CycleryNorth81

Early Data Show Moderna’s Coronavirus Vaccine Is...

Early Data Show Moderna’s Coronavirus Vaccine Is 94.5% Effectivehttps://www.nytimes.com/2020/11/16/health/Covid-moderna-vaccine.html
11-15-20, 02:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,439
Posted By randallr

Yay for our new bike riding pres

Yay for our new bike riding pres
11-14-20, 02:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,652
Posted By lydy

3-in-1 did the trick. Thanks! Took her out for...

3-in-1 did the trick. Thanks! Took her out for her maiden ride. She was lovely. A dream...a budget dream, but a dream.
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-04-20, 04:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 681
Posted By Elbeinlaw

3speedslow: You got it! I tried moving it with...

3speedslow: You got it! I tried moving it with my hand. Then I tried liberally applying WD40 to every available point on the whole drive train. IMMEASURABLY easier shifting. I'm going to replace...
10-15-20, 06:13 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,735
Posted By GlennR

Anyway... no need to BOLD. I say spend the...

Anyway... no need to BOLD.

I say spend the $15 and just buy a new CO2 head for a Schrader valve and call it a day.

Personally, each of my bikes have their own saddle bag since they use...
10-13-20, 07:50 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,854
Posted By skookum

Good question. Definitely do not charge the...

Good question. Definitely do not charge the battery when the temperature is below about 5 C. Room temperature is better. From what I have read, Lithium batteries are less affected by cold than most...
10-12-20, 09:24 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,524
Posted By curbtender

I would post my lifetime miles but I'm not dead...

I would post my lifetime miles but I'm not dead yet.
10-09-20, 01:32 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,402
Posted By Juan Foote

The sound of my freewheel as I coast,...

The sound of my freewheel as I coast, particularly down a hill. The alone time without a phone. The scenery.
09-14-20, 12:36 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,163
Posted By Barry2

Tighten until it snaps, then backoff 1/2 turn. ...

Tighten until it snaps, then backoff 1/2 turn.

Barry
09-09-20, 04:12 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,336
Posted By nomadmax

Baseball card and a clothes pin.

Baseball card and a clothes pin.
09-06-20, 03:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,532
Posted By trailangel

Sondors full suspension midrive coming in at 65...

Sondors full suspension midrive coming in at 65 pounds. 7 speed with grip shifter? No thankyou.
09-05-20, 04:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,526
Posted By yippee

A close family member really did burn his house...

A close family member really did burn his house down. Not a story. But, we need batteries to do what we need to do so.... I bought a 36V 10Ah battery that I needed to fit inside my Montague type...
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-03-20, 04:57 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,758
Posted By tubesocksFred

I got another Zozzi Liberte and it rides a world...

I got another Zozzi Liberte and it rides a world of difference. Riding it with hands on is just like a regular bike, where I can just rest the palm on the handlebar instead of having to grip it...
08-21-20, 03:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 352
Posted By 2old

My guess would be the volt meter. Try the same...

My guess would be the volt meter. Try the same thing with the charger; should verify the culprit.
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