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12-08-23, 09:20 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 6,964
Posted By john m flores

These things are already all over Manhattan: ...

These things are already all over Manhattan:

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12-08-23, 07:43 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 6,964
Posted By Robert C

And where have you seen this thing speeding down...

And where have you seen this thing speeding down a sidewalk or MUP?

. . . Oh, that's right, you haven't. The mere fact that it exists is enough to be bothered by. I can not come up with many...
07-20-23, 02:55 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 13,158
Posted By blacknbluebikes

This entire conversation is about inconsiderate...

This entire conversation is about inconsiderate people. No group has a lock on that franchise. It ain't the group, it ain't the 'vehicle', it ain't the type of pathway. It's just jerks being...
07-18-23, 09:38 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 13,158
Posted By 2old

It's probably the same everywhere, but more acute...

It's probably the same everywhere, but more acute on crowded ones. There's one path I used to ride occasionally where a group of hikers purposely tried to block bicyclists; fortunately there was an...
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-01-23, 12:00 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,671
Posted By john m flores

Plus folds where you don't have to re-set the...

Plus folds where you don't have to re-set the seat and handlebar height each time you unfold it. And the OSATA frames have adjustable reach.
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-26-23, 06:44 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,671
Posted By seat_boy

BF offers actual sizing (even custom) and...

BF offers actual sizing (even custom) and standard parts. Two worthwhile things, IMO.
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-22-23, 02:01 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,671
Posted By Joe Remi

Troll.

Troll.
Forum: Recumbent
03-31-23, 08:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,463
Posted By DeadGrandpa

Maybe instead of a special light, how about...

Maybe instead of a special light, how about fabricating a light mount to replace the reflector? I had two threaded holes to use, but a little PVC pipe and a length of flat aluminum stock 3/4" wide x...
Forum: Recumbent
03-12-23, 01:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,094
Posted By newbert

You make some very valid points, many of which...

You make some very valid points, many of which prompted me to ask the original question. Regarding after-purchase service, I'm lucky that my closest trike dealer has assured me that he will do any...
02-24-23, 04:51 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,858
Posted By tds101

Show actual data. Without actual facts all you're...

Show actual data. Without actual facts all you're doing is stating your "opinion".
02-21-23, 11:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,696
Posted By cat0020

What kind of "severe off road activity" that...

What kind of "severe off road activity" that allows you to ride at 30 mph? open deserts 30 mph?


I've been converting downhill MTB into high speed ebikes since 2013 with hub motors initially,...
Forum: Recumbent
02-17-23, 12:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,979
Posted By Moe Zhoost

I used the Tong Sheng TSDZ2 kit that I bought...

I used the Tong Sheng TSDZ2 kit that I bought from Eco Cycles. David Hall was wonderful to deal with. The TSDZ2 is a torque sensing unit that, in my opinion, gives a much more natural assist than...
Forum: Recumbent
02-17-23, 12:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,979
Posted By Moe Zhoost

Yeah, I hear ya. E-assist certainly reduces the...

Yeah, I hear ya. E-assist certainly reduces the need for a wide gearing range. I, too, have a triple on my trike and use my top:mid rings at probably 35-65%, rarely using the small ring. I do have...
Forum: Recumbent
01-13-23, 06:59 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,509
Posted By deltafour1212

Yep. Hopefully he is still around to receive my...

Yep. Hopefully he is still around to receive my question and answer it.
01-09-23, 02:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,277
Posted By DeadGrandpa

I agree with you, now understanding better just...

I agree with you, now understanding better just how you ride. Based on what little I know of how the cadence based system, it might fit your needs. I should stress that I have tried to explain how...
01-08-23, 09:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,277
Posted By fooferdoggie

you would use more of your gears. I doubt you...

you would use more of your gears. I doubt you would need a 52 but it depends on your cadence. like on my commuter I have a 46t and 11-32 and if I had enough energy I could get it up to 28. but I also...
01-08-23, 09:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,277
Posted By DeadGrandpa

My trike has a mid drive Shimano torque based...

My trike has a mid drive Shimano torque based pedal assist, 250W and 36v. It has three assist levels, a 44T front chain ring and a 11-36 ten speed cassette. To my perception, it feels like a regular...
Forum: Recumbent
01-07-23, 08:54 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,765
Posted By rydabent

Among us many trikers, we think that drivers...

Among us many trikers, we think that drivers think we are on some sort of handicap device. That is why they give us so much passing room. They dont want to see their picture on the front page of...
Forum: Recumbent
01-06-23, 04:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,284
Posted By rydabent

At 84, I am a very fortunate man. I have few...

At 84, I am a very fortunate man. I have few old age pains, and the ones I do have are minor enough I can just ignore them. One I do have on occasion is lower back pain. But amazingly enough nice...
Forum: Recumbent
12-20-22, 07:47 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,737
Posted By tcs

The TrikExplor M320 is a nifty design, but for a...

The TrikExplor M320 is a nifty design, but for a collapsing trike I like the Evolve Folding Trike design a lot better.

There are ~8 YouTube videos of this trike in folding action which one can...
Forum: Recumbent
11-02-22, 03:20 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,073
Posted By rydabent

But then you have to sit down again.

But then you have to sit down again.
Forum: Recumbent
10-24-22, 12:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,266
Posted By rydabent

Here in Nebr where it can get colder than 30...

Here in Nebr where it can get colder than 30 below, I make it thru the winter with my trike hung upside down in the garage, and me wrapped in my blankee in the house.
10-17-22, 08:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,397
Posted By 2old

Mid + SS negates the main advantage of a...

Mid + SS negates the main advantage of a mid-drive, that of multiplication of ratio using a cassette, freewheel or IGH. If your gearing is adequate for the steepest hills, you'll spin out in flat...
Forum: Recumbent
10-13-22, 11:32 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,765
Posted By rydabent

Here in Lincoln it is getting to be more often...

Here in Lincoln it is getting to be more often all the time. The local bent shop is selling all sorts of different kinds of trikes. Several are now e-trikes, and a few with fat tires.
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-10-22, 03:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,406
Posted By Joe Remi

This thread has a total of ONE person making any...

This thread has a total of ONE person making any effort to cause negativity towards Litepro or PRC. You're a troll, I don't understand why you haven't been banned for this crap yet.
09-27-22, 08:59 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,546
Posted By 2old

The only argument here is from an individual who...

The only argument here is from an individual who is making comments that oppose state law in most of the US including the states of at least three of the individuals responding (maybe him too since I...
09-27-22, 07:05 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,546
Posted By tds101

And an ebike with a throttle is nothing like a...

And an ebike with a throttle is nothing like a motorcycle. But, as usual, you attempt to pull this pathetic argument out of your,...hat,...🤣🤣🤣
09-27-22, 06:56 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,546
Posted By tds101

Ah, here we go again with the "motorcycle"...

Ah, here we go again with the "motorcycle" stupidity again. :roflmao2:
09-27-22, 06:52 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,546
Posted By tds101

You're wasting our time with your ridiculousness.

You're wasting our time with your ridiculousness.
09-27-22, 07:47 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,546
Posted By KPREN

I see you as a huge threat and a threat to your...

I see you as a huge threat and a threat to your own possible future. Be careful what you want to overregulate.
I am part of a bicycle group that rides three days a week on MUP. There are currently...
09-26-22, 03:41 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,546
Posted By 2old

Sometimes individuals don't like to obey the law....

Sometimes individuals don't like to obey the law. In CA and at least half of the other states, bikes with throttles that are governed to 20 mph are classified as BICYCLES. To deny this is against the...
09-26-22, 01:32 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,546
Posted By KPREN

I take it you are not in the USA where bikes can...

I take it you are not in the USA where bikes can have throttles and still be classified as a bicycle.
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-31-22, 08:32 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,505
Posted By pinholecam

They should invite him back to this forum, since...

They should invite him back to this forum, since there is no perceived conflict of interest now.
I miss his inputs (and never found him to be promoting his stuff here )
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-20-22, 08:11 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,486
Posted By amyvegan

After reading everyone's advice, pro and con , I...

After reading everyone's advice, pro and con , I decided to get BB7 disc, esp. because i'm getting e-assist and will have some times riding downhill, loaded w/a trailer and rain. Thank you so much!!!
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-18-22, 07:28 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,351
Posted By amyvegan

PLEASE DO NOT go out of your way to take a photo....

PLEASE DO NOT go out of your way to take a photo.
I can imagine how it works. THANK YOU.
I have already received numerous examples of workable items so I'm good. Really, don't make this a a...
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-16-22, 06:09 AM
Replies: 297
Views: 67,576
Posted By BillyD

Ron, do you have anything to say other than...

Ron, do you have anything to say other than personal accusations? Otherwise . . . .
08-05-22, 04:44 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,406
Posted By MNebiker

Here in my state the statues state that the...

Here in my state the statues state that the driver of an electric-assisted bicycle must be at least 15. Logic says the same thing too.
08-05-22, 12:34 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,406
Posted By 2old

linberl, I think it was his second such accident.

linberl, I think it was his second such accident.
08-05-22, 09:14 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,406
Posted By 2old

My son has a Rad bike probably like the one...

My son has a Rad bike probably like the one described in the suit ($1,500 or so, non-folding). He rides it with his 80 pound daughter on the back without incident. It's fine as long as you realize...
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-04-22, 09:56 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,035
Posted By tds101

People constantly inject useless Brompton...

People constantly inject useless Brompton references in most posts. They can't seem to understand the fact that if you wanted a Brompton and it's kit, that you would have a Brompton. It's just how...
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-25-22, 01:50 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,971
Posted By vaultbrad

Disclaimer: I was a professional bike mechanic in...

Disclaimer: I was a professional bike mechanic in the past. I worked in a commuter centric shop and serviced/sold folders on occasion. Each service/new bike build included test rides.

Iíve test...
07-18-22, 09:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 909
Posted By 2old

I've had my LBS do that on a couple of builds...

I've had my LBS do that on a couple of builds where I didn't have the time to do it myself. However, check in advance. Some bike shops are not "e" fans. Bonus: you can have the shop use 14 ga spokes...
Forum: Recumbent
06-27-22, 01:40 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,073
Posted By rydabent

Yes trikes are a great destination machine. If...

Yes trikes are a great destination machine. If you go to a bike race or what ever, when you get there you have a lawn chair.
06-25-22, 09:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 815
Posted By tds101

The Jupiter Bike Discovery X5 is actually a cool,...

The Jupiter Bike Discovery X5 is actually a cool, small, light weight ebike for a commuter. Easy to handle as well,... Solid price at Costco too. I posted the pics so you could get an idea of the...
06-03-22, 05:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,536
Posted By tds101

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05-30-22, 09:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 615
Posted By tds101

Someone needs a bit of an attitude...

Someone needs a bit of an attitude "adjustment",... :notamused:
05-26-22, 09:23 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,843
Posted By 2old

I built a fine riding if a little ponderous...

I built a fine riding if a little ponderous errand bike using my 1985 Fuji Mt Fuji MTB, BBS02 and four pound seat bag battery. It goes about 15 miles since the PAS is at level 3 (of 9) or less when...
05-18-22, 04:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 709
Posted By 2old

All above sounds like what I've used, that is to...

All above sounds like what I've used, that is to charge to 100% every few months to allow the cells to balance, never let the battery drain completely (it was unavoidable once and dropped to 10% or...
Forum: Recumbent
04-19-22, 03:14 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,183
Posted By 10 Wheels

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Forum: Recumbent
03-19-22, 01:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,352
Posted By PhilWinIL

When we cleaned out my inlaw's garage, we came...

When we cleaned out my inlaw's garage, we came across a Sun EZ-3 three wheeler. Like the EZ-1 I have, it has a heavy frame, but when you are seated on it you are at the almost the same level as...
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