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05-06-24, 10:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 385
Posted By Rick_D

Mine is (and the battery is not casually...

Mine is (and the battery is not casually removeable). Technically in the garage not the main house, along with a bunch of yard equipment batteries. Hopefully they're not conspiring or anything. My...
05-04-24, 01:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 385
Posted By veganbikes

Between the Rosenberger plug and the charging...

Between the Rosenberger plug and the charging port nothing you need to worry about if you have an SL model.

Putting the charger on a aluminum try is perfectly fine. Won't cause any issues. In fact...
05-03-24, 09:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 385
Posted By 2old

I've been storing my Haibike-Yamaha battery in...

I've been storing my Haibike-Yamaha battery in the house for seven years, but it's the only one with that "privilege".
05-03-24, 08:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 385
Posted By Doc_Wui

I won't store any of my ebike batteries in the...

I won't store any of my ebike batteries in the house, but I could make an exception for a Specialized.
05-03-24, 08:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 385
Posted By Polaris OBark

Ask your insurance company if it will void fire...

Ask your insurance company if it will void fire protection coverage.
05-03-24, 07:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 385
Posted By late

I store my batteries in the house. Over the...

I store my batteries in the house. Over the winter I keep them in a surplus ammo box in the cellar. But this time of year they are in this room with me.

Keeping them in a garage, or outside, they...
05-03-24, 07:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 385
Posted By veganbikes

Yes I store all of my e-bikes in the house...

Yes I store all of my e-bikes in the house including a bunch of batteries. Good quality, well made, well regulated batteries are fine to keep indoors and it is where you should keep them. I have one...
04-20-24, 08:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 780
Posted By veganbikes

There is a person who rides down the wrong way on...

There is a person who rides down the wrong way on a clearly demarcated bike lane with clear arrows pointing in the direction I am going and the same direction all the other traffic is going. This...
04-20-24, 10:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 780
Posted By rsbob

Last week was doing a climb on a MUP with a blind...

Last week was doing a climb on a MUP with a blind corner. Just at the apex, a rider came screaming down on my side of the trail forcing me, and him to quickly swerve to avoid a head-on. It happened...
04-20-24, 10:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 780
Posted By CAT7RDR

When I give an honest self-evaluation, all of my...

When I give an honest self-evaluation, all of my accidents on the bike were self-inflicted and preventable.
04-20-24, 09:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 780
Posted By _ForceD_

Riding along A1A in Ft. Lauderdale during spring...

Riding along A1A in Ft. Lauderdale during spring break. The city puts up barricades for a few blocks in the heart of the where the spring break action happens…so right in that area you don’t really...
04-17-24, 10:26 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,935
Posted By GamblerGORD53

Just adding this to point out there's a lady...

Just adding this to point out there's a lady vlogger that did a 2 hour livestream of the Monday wake ride and it's posted on YT. She was about the middle of the pack of about 200 I guess, riding her...
04-09-24, 08:23 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,935
Posted By mcours2006

I've ridden on the segregated bike lanes there...

I've ridden on the segregated bike lanes there often. I don't know the exact circumstances under which the cyclist was hit. It heard that the driver was coming off of an off-ramp from the DVP and...
04-08-24, 07:28 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,935
Posted By MikeDeason

I was on Martin Goodman near Island Ferry on the...

I was on Martin Goodman near Island Ferry on the weekend and a bunch of guys in Lycra blew by on the road even though there is a secure separated bike lane a few feet away. Busy bike lane but...
04-08-24, 11:44 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,935
Posted By Yan

No offense to the dead guy but this is one of the...

No offense to the dead guy but this is one of the safest, most luxurious bike lanes I've ever seen in my life. I don't know why anyone would refuse to take it and choose to ride in the road instead....
04-08-24, 11:41 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,935
Posted By Wildwood

TO - Tongans should make their country safer for...

TO - Tongans should make their country safer for cyclists.
04-08-24, 11:40 AM
04-08-24, 11:38 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,935
Posted By Eric F

Sad to hear this. :( There are many times I...

Sad to hear this. :(

There are many times I have stayed in traffic lanes because of the collection of debris in the bike lane, making it unsafe to ride in. I've seen quite a few that are built...
04-06-24, 11:09 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,539
Posted By SoSmellyAir

[Tenet] Gravel biking is riding a drop bar bike...

[Tenet] Gravel biking is riding a drop bar bike on unpaved surface.
04-06-24, 06:33 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,124
Posted By Aushiker

Yes, I still ride my Salsa Mukluk fat bike and my...

Yes, I still ride my Salsa Mukluk fat bike and my Surly Long Haul Trucker/
04-05-24, 07:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,124
Posted By mobilemail

I definitely ride my other bikes! I bought my...

I definitely ride my other bikes! I bought my ebike (a fat tired ebike) for a specific kind of adventure that my other bikes aren't good for. And for puttering around with my wife when she rides...
04-05-24, 07:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,124
Posted By Tomm Willians

I ride a Pivot E Vault a majority (99%) with the...

I ride a Pivot E Vault a majority (99%) with the battery and motor removed for my “regular” bike experience.
04-05-24, 02:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,124
Posted By Lambkin55

At 71 last years mileage... @ 1400 miles on...

At 71 last years mileage...
@ 1400 miles on e-bike ----- @ 400 miles on road bike ----- 100 miles on 3-speed bike doing errors in the neighborhood
04-05-24, 02:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,124
Posted By Rick_D

Oh yes. The rotation changed on account of adding...

Oh yes. The rotation changed on account of adding a new member, but that happens with any new bike. Certain bikes being ridden less, but don't keep records of miles on each so it's just speculation....
04-04-24, 09:20 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,722
Posted By Fredo76

Also FWIW, I did not use any alcohol when...

Also FWIW, I did not use any alcohol when patching, but did use the little piece of sandpaper that comes with the Park kit. It's good sandpaper, fairly stiff and doesn't shed sand. I roughed up an...
04-04-24, 06:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,124
Posted By veganbikes

Yes I still ride my other bikes. I just rode my...

Yes I still ride my other bikes. I just rode my touring bike a couple weeks ago and my hybrid the previous week and would have ridden my road bike but unfortunately that has a hub issue that I am not...
04-04-24, 05:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,124
Posted By milesfromhome

I rode my ebike more when I was getting back into...

I rode my ebike more when I was getting back into shape after a while off the bike; now I ride the acoustic more. But still love the ebike for commutes when it’s very cold or very hot, bad weather...
04-04-24, 04:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,124
Posted By nathand

My e-bike is a long-tail cargo bike for hauling...

My e-bike is a long-tail cargo bike for hauling around kids and groceries. I do find myself riding it for more and more trips, such as my less-than-2-mile commute since it's over a steep hill, but I...
04-04-24, 09:45 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,124
Posted By roadfix

At 69, I got my e-bike primarily for overnight...

At 69, I got my e-bike primarily for overnight bikepacking on local mountain off road trails which often involves long steep climbs.
For all other types of rides where I don’t need pedal assist I...
04-04-24, 09:19 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,124
Posted By Doc_Wui

Of the 3100 miles I rode last year, 560 were on a...

Of the 3100 miles I rode last year, 560 were on a regular 21 speed hybrid. This year, I am at 750/50 miles.
04-04-24, 08:43 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,124
Posted By 2old

I really enjoyed the novelty at first and rode...

I really enjoyed the novelty at first and rode (during the week) with a friend equally fitted with an e-MTB. However, mostly these days it's back to MTB especially two or three rides a week with my...
04-02-24, 06:13 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,722
Posted By macstuff

I use TPU in two of my bikes. Tubolitos in one...

I use TPU in two of my bikes. Tubolitos in one and Pirelli P-zero in the other.
I had to patch a tubolito at the seam in the tube but their patch kit worked. The seam leaked, it wasn't a puncture....
04-01-24, 11:34 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,569
Posted By trailangel

There isn't any problem leaving the remaining...

There isn't any problem leaving the remaining residue on the rim. We have a group of A-Retentive bikers here......in total control of themselves!
04-01-24, 08:21 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,722
Posted By The Chemist

I run RideNow TPU tubes (24g) in my road bike and...

I run RideNow TPU tubes (24g) in my road bike and aside from one pinch flat which was caused by me not monitoring tire pressure frequently enough, I've had zero issues with them in over 2200km of...
03-30-24, 07:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 519
Posted By Pearson100

Can't compare stiffness since I never used the...

Can't compare stiffness since I never used the five-tens (just tried on in store). For 2FO's, I sized up full.
03-29-24, 04:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 519
Posted By Pearson100

I have wide feet and found the five-tens too...

I have wide feet and found the five-tens too small (especially toe-box). I got the Specialzed 2FO roost and found them to work (but size up since they do run small).
03-29-24, 08:36 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,059
Posted By rdf37

There is hope! After 8 years off bike. I am on...

There is hope! After 8 years off bike. I am on 2 wheels again. But friend… it is different now.
I have a total of 9 levels fused with plates, rods and screws throughout my spine, a...
03-29-24, 07:24 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,059
Posted By DirePenguin

I live in PA and unless an accident is between...

I live in PA and unless an accident is between cars you have to get a lawyer and sue the driver who hit you. Insurance companies don’t handle car vs pedestrian or car vs cyclist.

Luckily, the...
03-28-24, 02:41 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,722
Posted By mihlbach

I have experience with Schwalbe, Pirelli and...

I have experience with Schwalbe, Pirelli and RideNow TPU varieties in MTB, gravel, and road sizes. In 4 years, I haven't had any notable problems with any brand of TPU tubes. I am mostly riding...
03-28-24, 09:21 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,059
Posted By DirePenguin

In Nov. ‘21 I was struck broadside by a car...

In Nov. ‘21 I was struck broadside by a car making a careless left hand turn across traffic. My bike was destroyed and I ended up in the hospital with a concussion (based on the damage to my helmet,...
03-28-24, 03:56 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,722
Posted By hidetaka

If you're looking for TPU tubes with threaded...

If you're looking for TPU tubes with threaded metal stem Cyclami makes those. Just ordered one for 4 Euro.
03-27-24, 07:45 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,722
Posted By 50PlusCycling

I got mine from aliexpress, I got a set of 4 for...

I got mine from aliexpress, I got a set of 4 for about $24, shipping took about 2 weeks.
03-27-24, 04:01 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,722
Posted By tempocyclist

^ This again, or the OFFBONDAGE brand also on...

^ This again, or the OFFBONDAGE brand also on AliExpress as they have an aluminium valve stem if you prefer (and they're purple).
03-27-24, 01:49 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,722
Posted By Trsnrtr

I've been using RideNow TPU tubes for a couple...

I've been using RideNow TPU tubes for a couple years with no problems at all.
03-27-24, 01:06 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,722
Posted By t2p

this is year #3 using tpu tubes - currently on...

this is year #3 using tpu tubes - currently on five bikes (#6 soon)

primarily Aerothan and RideNow - also used Pirelli Cinturato Smartube (?) on one bike for a bit

I have not experienced quick...
03-27-24, 12:24 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,722
Posted By Rick

Against my better judgment I tried out some...

Against my better judgment I tried out some Aerothan tubes a few years ago. The quicker seepage of air and the ify ability of being able to patch them, including how long it would take to do said...
03-27-24, 10:57 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,722
Posted By bOsscO

Not specific to the brands mentioned above, the...

Not specific to the brands mentioned above, the Radavist has a recent article comparing two TPU brands; one cheap and one expensive....
03-27-24, 10:37 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,722
Posted By mstateglfr

You put the pump head on the valve, lock it on,...

You put the pump head on the valve, lock it on, and pump. Its no different from any other smooth valve stem.
03-27-24, 09:57 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,722
Posted By chaadster

TPU tubes are awesome, and available in a wide...

TPU tubes are awesome, and available in a wide range of pricepoints, but at that premium end of the range, I’d need some convincing to not go with the market leader, Schwalbe Aerothan.

We know not...
03-26-24, 01:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 680
Posted By Atlas Shrugged

I assume the Diverge has a strike against it in...

I assume the Diverge has a strike against it in your eyes. So Revolt for you.
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