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03-19-23, 06:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 128
Posted By LeeG

My only experience is a BBSHD motor over the last...

My only experience is a BBSHD motor over the last two years. It’s used 98% of the time off road. Same battery. I’m on my third derailleur and one wheel rebuild. It has enough abrupt torque and...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-16-23, 05:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 592
Posted By 50PlusCycling

Yesterday I went for a ride around Yoyogi Park,...

Yesterday I went for a ride around Yoyogi Park, the cherry blossoms are starting to bloom. I got the bar installed, and the new brake levers. After getting everything adjusted, the brakes are...
Forum: Commuting
03-15-23, 08:07 PM
Replies: 15,622
Views: 12,083,082
Posted By noglider

I haven't managed to make a routine to cycle to...

I haven't managed to make a routine to cycle to my new job (started November 28). I'm still adjusting to having a job where punctuality is paramount and to getting up at 5:30 every morning. I used to...
03-12-23, 11:50 PM
Replies: 1,087
Views: 224,656
Posted By hodala

Hauling cargo bike parts ...

Hauling cargo bike parts
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Traveling trips...
03-12-23, 11:26 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 23,670
Posted By hodala

A new Bike ...

A new Bike
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Forum: Folding Bikes
03-12-23, 08:06 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 565
Posted By sweeks

See THIS video. The "Physis" handlepost is quite...

See THIS video. The "Physis" handlepost is quite safe and trouble-free *if* it is adjusted properly.
Mine has survived thousands of folding operations, requiring occasional tweaking.
03-11-23, 08:14 PM
Replies: 8,573
Views: 2,778,508
Posted By Desert Ryder

Gotta love the thermoplastic carbon! Mt STS DH ...

Gotta love the thermoplastic carbon! Mt STS DH

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03-09-23, 02:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 340
Posted By bkkboy

Electric bike on flat road

My girl friend wants to cycle the Danube River in Austria with me in June. The path is 99.9% flat for 350 km. She is thinking about renting an electric bike. Would an electric bike be advantageous on...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-02-23, 02:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 592
Posted By 50PlusCycling

New used Moulton

So, not having any room for the bikes I already have, I saw and advertisement come up for a Moulton TSR 9 for a very reasonable price. I bought the bike yesterday with nothing but a few photos and a...
02-27-23, 01:54 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,632
Posted By late

I'm in my 70s. I exercise because I don't...

I'm in my 70s.

I exercise because I don't want to move like a person in their 70s. As a result, my muscles and bones are tougher than a typical person my age.

So when I fall, I get up and keep...
02-21-23, 04:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 361
Posted By linberl

oh, dang, I never thought of sliding the tube...

oh, dang, I never thought of sliding the tube instead of dropping the wheel, lol. Brilliant. I mostly just pull out spots and patch them if i can see it which is fast and easy. But for some reason...
02-21-23, 12:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 361
Posted By linberl

Other than the added hassle changing rear flats I...

Other than the added hassle changing rear flats I don't experience any downside to my rear hub. But it's a big enough pain for me to consider a mid-drive. i got 2 flats in my marathon plus tire;...
02-20-23, 07:58 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,632
Posted By linberl

At 72 I was riding an e-assist 2 wheeler with...

At 72 I was riding an e-assist 2 wheeler with absolutely zero problems as my main vehicle in congested urban traffic. And again, i bet I was a better rider than many of the younger folks I see out...
02-20-23, 05:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 361
Posted By creativepart

Bafang BBS02b vs BBSHD vs Hub-Drive

I've now built 3-ebikes from kits. A 750w rear Hub-Drive from Dillenger, a BBSHD mid-drive from JohnnyNerdOut and now, just last week a new build with a BBS02b, again from JohnnyNerdOut.

I put...
02-19-23, 12:16 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,632
Posted By linberl

That's an incredibly ignorant statement. Because...

That's an incredibly ignorant statement. Because someone has arthritis in their knees or back does not mean they should not ride an e-bike. Being older doesn't mean you are
declining mentally nor...
02-18-23, 12:48 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,632
Posted By linberl

i've had to move to a recumbent trike from my DF...

i've had to move to a recumbent trike from my DF bikes. Tadpoles are pretty stable unless you are a dumba** and take turns at unsafe speeds. While I disliked it at first, since i was sort of forced...
02-18-23, 12:42 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,632
Posted By linberl

Except many folks over 60 have physical...

Except many folks over 60 have physical limitations and would not be able to ride at all without assist. There are 2 groups of ebike riders - those who simply want the ease and speed without full...
02-15-23, 11:46 AM
Replies: 8,163
Views: 2,855,583
Posted By botty kayer

I got some Ultratorque cranks for my Merckx MX...

I got some Ultratorque cranks for my Merckx MX Leader, and some clincher Shamal's for my Somec, the Merckx running 20 speed Campag the Somec 8 speed....
02-13-23, 04:44 PM
Replies: 1,005
Views: 997,260
Posted By Wildwood

cat0020 - never answered your question about...

cat0020 - never answered your question about climbing with the Mahle X35 rear hub motor.

If it were not for the big hills in my east of Seattle location, I would never have bought electric. So it...
02-13-23, 08:23 AM
Replies: 1,005
Views: 997,260
Posted By Wildwood

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My ebike gives me wings, Ö no bull.
02-12-23, 05:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 460
Posted By fooferdoggie

The beast hits 10,000 miles.

We just hit 10000 miles on the tandem we bought it in may 2020. We had one minor Crash that a dog caused us to fall over when we were new at it one where I clipped a pole that cracked my wifeís...
02-11-23, 01:44 PM
Replies: 8,163
Views: 2,855,583
Posted By BMC_Kid

How about three more? ...

How about three more?


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1989 Pinarello Montello...
02-10-23, 06:28 AM
Replies: 8,573
Views: 2,778,508
Posted By t2p

some links with Headshok info : Action...

some links with Headshok info :


Action Tec Pro Shock (Headshok ancestor)

https://www.goatsurfer.com/assets/Action-Tec%202001.pdf


Headshok history
02-08-23, 08:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 572
Posted By tds101

When I bring the bike into Queens, NY there's a...

When I bring the bike into Queens, NY there's a ton of hills. LoL! I have no intention of staying local this year. Life is short, and I plan on enjoying it while I'm still able to.
02-06-23, 01:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 906
Posted By Harhir

I have the previous gen Radwagon 3 and it is a...

I have the previous gen Radwagon 3 and it is a decent bike. I bought mine used for a very low price. I am happy with it and if you can find a cheap used one go for it. But I would not buy a new or...
02-03-23, 06:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 295
Posted By rosefarts

Itís cold and windy, so I spent the day in the...

Itís cold and windy, so I spent the day in the garage.

...
Forum: Recumbent
02-03-23, 11:19 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,555
Posted By 7up

I have a modded SunSeeker EcoTad with a bafang...

I have a modded SunSeeker EcoTad with a bafang 750 hd. I have no complaints.
Forum: Commuting
02-01-23, 12:24 AM
Replies: 15,622
Views: 12,083,082
Posted By blurcovenky

Winter commuter.

My Bridgestone MB-5 is both my daily commuter to work and play. 'Coffee Outside' - Every Sunday morning in and around NE Mpls. Recovery Bike Shop organises it. An informal gathering of winter...
Forum: Commuting
01-31-23, 08:08 PM
Replies: 15,622
Views: 12,083,082
Posted By jaxy357

My Bridgestone 300, I love this bike, especially...

My Bridgestone 300, I love this bike, especially since it was $10 and in rough shape when I got it! I kind of dig the odometer even though it's hard to read the numbers (I think 500 miles)....
01-31-23, 09:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 295
Posted By rosefarts

Parts have mostly showed up early. Just...

Parts have mostly showed up early.

Just waiting on the brakes and torque arms.

But am I?

The kit came with the washers in the picture. This would prevent the axle from spinning. Is it robust...
01-30-23, 09:39 PM
Replies: 1,005
Views: 997,260
Posted By fooferdoggie

dumped the stock tires on my trek they really...

dumped the stock tires on my trek they really sucked. went tubeless Schwalbe G-One Speed 2" so much more zip and I tend to go about 3mph faster and get several more miles of range. Plus they are move...
01-28-23, 12:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 295
Posted By rosefarts

Electrifying my Boda Boda.

This will be an ongoing build thread where Iíll post pictures of the project along the way as well as asking questions about the build as they arise.

Everything I think I probably need has been...
01-26-23, 01:46 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 18,136
Posted By Harhir

Enjoy riding it. $900 for a bike with two...

Enjoy riding it. $900 for a bike with two batteries. Pretty cool. That shows how much margin Rad, Lectric and similar manufacturers must have on their e-bikes. They all have their very similar bikes...
01-25-23, 08:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 641
Posted By rosefarts

Update, I bought a bike. ...

Update, I bought a bike.
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I saw a Yuba Boda Boda in...
01-23-23, 02:13 AM
Replies: 1,005
Views: 997,260
Posted By Scummer

2 years ago after experiencing my wifes e-MTB on...

2 years ago after experiencing my wifes e-MTB on the trails next to my town I started to lust after some kind of assistance. Going up on a steep trail plastered with ruts and having lots of fun...
Forum: Recumbent
01-21-23, 10:52 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,555
Posted By linberl

As I have considered switching from a rear hub to...

As I have considered switching from a rear hub to a mid-drive and been reading up on torque v. cadence systems, it's clear to me that there is a need for both. not every rider is suited to a torque...
01-19-23, 03:08 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,746
Posted By Polaris OBark

Like Q-Anon says, "Do your own research." ...

Like Q-Anon says, "Do your own research."

Perhaps it is time for you to become familiar with the forum structure, so you aren't tempted to post any more of these garbage threads.

PS: Welcome to...
01-17-23, 10:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 564
Posted By Wildwood

It is a BIG cycling universe. No need to...

It is a BIG cycling universe.
No need to belittle newbies.

From a slightly different perspective -
I think of an SUV as an oversized way to get around.
XL sized Orbea Gain
The best suspension...
01-11-23, 02:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 413
Posted By Harhir

Cargo bikes don't seem to sell well in my area....

Cargo bikes don't seem to sell well in my area. There have been two like new Envoy for sale in my area for $500-$600. The bikes have been listed for weeks and ads are still up. Same with some Kona...
Forum: Commuting
01-11-23, 06:05 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,251
Posted By PhilFo

Pay close attention to how your leg/s feel and...

Pay close attention to how your leg/s feel and those toes. In February 2019, I was diagnosed with a 3ft blood clot in my greater saphenous vein of my left leg. It went from my ankle nearly to my...
Forum: Commuting
01-09-23, 11:24 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,251
Posted By noglider

I started a new job on November 28. (Yay!) Today...

I started a new job on November 28. (Yay!) Today was the first day I rode my bike to work. Until today, I was taking the subway. (I’m in NYC.)

The route is the same as it was for me in 2014...
01-08-23, 08:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,111
Posted By tds101

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01-07-23, 11:03 PM
Replies: 1,005
Views: 997,260
Posted By tds101

A little ride on a cold, windy day,... ...

A little ride on a cold, windy day,...
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01-07-23, 02:52 PM
Replies: 8,573
Views: 2,778,508
Posted By '02 nrs

dbr axis TT

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Forum: Commuting
01-06-23, 03:16 PM
Replies: 308
Views: 12,538
Posted By jaxy357

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A beautiful day and I saw another Bridgestone on the bike rack. :)
01-06-23, 11:52 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 8,874
Posted By BMC_Kid

Same here. When I built up my last Dura Ace bike,...

Same here. When I built up my last Dura Ace bike, a titanium Quattro Assi, I went with 7800 10 speed, except for the crankset which I prefer the 7700. To me, it is tied with 7410 as the best looking...
01-02-23, 08:35 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 640
Posted By jonwvara

Good suggestions, thanks. Yes, Praxis does make a...

Good suggestions, thanks. Yes, Praxis does make a 160mm alloy crank for the SL 1.1 motor, but that's still too long. There's an outfit in Minneapolis called Bikesmith Design and Fabrication that does...
12-31-22, 10:53 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 18,136
Posted By tds101

cat0020 I live on Long Island, NY, I'm from...

cat0020 I live on Long Island, NY, I'm from Queens, NY, and I work in Queens & Bklyn (on the J, M, L and 3 lines). I live in an area with protected wetlands, I have access to mountain bikes trails...
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-27-22, 02:03 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,083
Posted By tds101

Both drive me cRazY!!! :roflmao2:

Both drive me cRazY!!! :roflmao2:
12-27-22, 11:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,992
Posted By DrkAngel

eBikes Legalized in New York State

Governor, finally, got sick and tired of congresses' near 20 year ineptitude and executive ordered electric bikes and scooters into legality.
750w, 20mph limit.
.
"The following are essential laws...
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