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05-13-22, 10:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 208
Posted By Sempervee

Talking He is so right but I have a bad back so I take...

He is so right but I have a bad back so I take the battery out and lift my ebikes into the maint stand as I prefer not to bend over to work on whatever I am doing. Paid About $65 for a great bike...
05-03-22, 08:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 215
Posted By Sempervee

Question Upgrading the RAD Mini

Looking to upgrade with help from the right retail company to install second battery to run concurrently, 52 front chain ring, hydraulic brakes and possbily true 750+ watt rear hub motor for our pair...
05-02-22, 05:38 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,125
Posted By Sempervee

WE would really be interested in buying 2 of...

WE would really be interested in buying 2 of those once the concept is proven or when out of RAD warranty period upgrading our RAD Mini's to double battery, Hydraulic brakes and larger Front Chain...
04-26-22, 11:25 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,125
Posted By Sempervee

YES!! I purposely ONLY b uy motorcycles with...

YES!! I purposely ONLY b uy motorcycles with cast wheels for obvious reasons. I would like to see the bicycles come with the same cast wheels and tubeless!! That would be something!!
04-26-22, 09:25 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,125
Posted By Sempervee

We have multiple RAD bikes and this new ebike...

We have multiple RAD bikes and this new ebike made me sit up and take notice!!! Hmmmm interesting!
03-23-22, 05:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 860
Posted By Sempervee

Before I got my ebike I had a great time doing...

Before I got my ebike I had a great time doing what you want to with my Cannondale Quick 5 disk brake model.
01-21-22, 09:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 735
Posted By Sempervee

I've tried all the popular comfort seats and...

I've tried all the popular comfort seats and ended up most comfortable with the Suntour suspension seat post and my stock RAD saddle!
...
12-26-21, 02:40 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,001
Posted By Sempervee

Talking All the "Gear All the time" is my motto from...

All the "Gear All the time" is my motto from nearly 1,000,000 motorcycle miles. I really like wearing the SENA blue tooth speaker and micro phone built in easy to use helmet both to talk with my S/O...
12-20-21, 06:29 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 418
Posted By Sempervee

LOTS of ebike + info FYI

came across this - LOTS of great info here - USE the drop down menus.. Stuff to keep you reading..
https://ebikes.ca/
12-19-21, 10:42 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,327
Posted By Sempervee

LOVE the idea of this and considering getting...

LOVE the idea of this and considering getting one! Thanks for letting us know.
12-19-21, 10:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,327
Posted By Sempervee

LOVE the idea of this and considering getting...

LOVE the idea of this and considering getting one! Thanks for letting us know.
12-14-21, 10:52 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 12,663
Posted By Sempervee

Talking Looks like you got a great deal and just need...

Looks like you got a great deal and just need tougher street oriented tires.. I am going to replace mine with this MC/Scooter tire as I am very familiar with the tire company using them on my MC....
12-12-21, 02:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,124
Posted By Sempervee

Talking Very Cool! Why don't we have those available? ...

Very Cool! Why don't we have those available? Flats if found can be fixed with patches on wheel but that video above sure makes short work of installing a better idea of a tube!
12-11-21, 08:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 566
Posted By Sempervee

I just had my RAD ebike flat and it was not very...

I just had my RAD ebike flat and it was not very hard to do but then again I was home doing the work not experiencing the added stress you had on the street. RAD makes it easy to access the plug...
12-09-21, 09:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 824
Posted By Sempervee

Actually looking at never riding and possibly...

Actually looking at never riding and possibly selling my Cannondale urban bike as age and stamina has made ebiking so much more fun than the struggle of grinding up hills.
12-08-21, 01:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 824
Posted By Sempervee

When we get an RV no need to take additional...

When we get an RV no need to take additional vehicle in tow when you have an ebike!! That is our plan also!! :^)
12-08-21, 11:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,124
Posted By Sempervee

I am generally in disbeliief that so many people...

I am generally in disbeliief that so many people on bikes, especiallyl ebikes don'e know what end of the screwdriver to use or how to put air in their tires!
12-07-21, 12:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,124
Posted By Sempervee

First Ebike flat!

Being a lucky SOB we found the Mini Stepthru rear tire flat in the garage on roll out. Much better now fixing at home then on the road in this cold rainy weather to deal with it on side of road....
12-07-21, 11:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 824
Posted By Sempervee

We ride both streets and cycle paths here just...

We ride both streets and cycle paths here just outside of Seattle and we see ebikes nearly daily and often wave to our brethern RAD riders on bikes...
12-06-21, 10:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 724
Posted By Sempervee

My S/O is 4 ft 10 and rides two RAD ebikes. Both...

My S/O is 4 ft 10 and rides two RAD ebikes. Both a Mini Step Thru and the longer legged City - 3 ST without any problems what so ever.
11-25-21, 10:37 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,101
Posted By Sempervee

He is totally biased to what he sells and he only...

He is totally biased to what he sells and he only deals with Mid drive. I really like our Rear Drive with Throttle as this works fine for us. They all come with some compromises. Kitting out my...
11-24-21, 05:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 851
Posted By Sempervee

I have 2 sets of RAD bikes and if I could equal...

I have 2 sets of RAD bikes and if I could equal or better them with a kit for less than $1000 I would. I can't. When was the last time you looked for a decent battery? Most batteries if you can get...
11-24-21, 01:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 851
Posted By Sempervee

I agree with all you said and yes 48 Volt. ...

I agree with all you said and yes 48 Volt. Problem now is when including a battery it is * cheaper * to just buy a factory ebike with warranty I am finding. This build may have to be sidelined...
11-23-21, 12:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 851
Posted By Sempervee

Here are the Specs and I measure the drops out's...

Here are the Specs and I measure the drops out's Front is 100MM Axel 10mm Rear is 135mm. Thanks for all your insight. I like the 700 so Staying with the 29 inches would be fine.
...
11-23-21, 11:16 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 851
Posted By Sempervee

I did. What is your point?

I did. What is your point?
11-23-21, 10:22 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,659
Posted By Sempervee

WALMART! I'm seeing better bike accessory deals...

WALMART! I'm seeing better bike accessory deals then on Amazon and even just ordered a Coleman Saluspa for my deck after a cold day out riding with free delivery at a great price
11-23-21, 10:18 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 851
Posted By Sempervee

Can I change my wheel size?

Greetings, Have an Urban hybrid Cannondale with hydraulic brakes that I think might make a good kit ebike and fits me well. The only issue is that finding a kit for 700C wheels is very challenging....
11-09-21, 07:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 939
Posted By Sempervee

OK, I'll take the other side of this argument...

OK, I'll take the other side of this argument since I have used RAD warranty and seen them in action in person. THEY do have over 100 openings for personnel at at levels for all types of career...
11-03-21, 12:39 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,049
Posted By Sempervee

Two things that will never be regulated. Common...

Two things that will never be regulated. Common sense and morality.
11-02-21, 01:53 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 7,626
Posted By Sempervee

So True of also the standard folding bike also. ...

So True of also the standard folding bike also. I am very strong and even for me a guy with muscles few will be schelpping them up stairs or swinging up into the back of a PU at 60-70 lbs.
11-02-21, 08:08 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 7,626
Posted By Sempervee

Talking Nothing to add since it has all been addressed...

Nothing to add since it has all been addressed but as an investor I can tell you that the elegance built of RAD bikes and being Best of Breed along with great customer service is a benefit to being...
11-02-21, 08:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 939
Posted By Sempervee

If RAD were a public company I would be buying...

If RAD were a public company I would be buying stock. They are the current Best of Breed of the wild wild west of the ebike market that has continued to grow. I think the Rad City 5 is one of...
11-01-21, 09:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 514
Posted By Sempervee

My first thought is; Perhaps you stole the bike...

My first thought is; Perhaps you stole the bike as it is not logical to purchase an ebike without a key. Like buying a car without a key to start it.
10-31-21, 11:46 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,060
Posted By Sempervee

Thanks for your kind words.... NO one gets out...

Thanks for your kind words.... NO one gets out alive I say and live by the adage, Adapt improvise and overcome learned so many years ago in the USMC.
10-31-21, 09:38 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,060
Posted By Sempervee

Lots of info here. With being on a daily dose of...

Lots of info here. With being on a daily dose of blood thinners after suffering multiple PE's and been warned if I crash not only do I have to worry about dying from internal bleeding but bleeding...
10-21-21, 06:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 469
Posted By Sempervee

Talking Changed for more Comfort

Both the Handlebars to a more cruiser style and Fido seat after sending the Cloud9 back. It was anything but. Stock was OK but wanted more control and relaxed wrists. As a MC rider I know little...
10-17-21, 11:02 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 979
Posted By Sempervee

My Tektro brakes are mechanical not true...

My Tektro brakes are mechanical not true hydraulic although RAD calls them so, among their other Faux Pas..
10-15-21, 09:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 979
Posted By Sempervee

Problem is Tektros being mechanical and not...

Problem is Tektros being mechanical and not hydraulic is they only push the pad from one side and not both!
10-14-21, 10:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 979
Posted By Sempervee

I know what you mean about adapting a work...

I know what you mean about adapting a work around. Don''t know what type of brakes? Disk or pads? If Disk - raise wheel and spin tire with brake bracket loose then while in air spinning pull...
10-11-21, 10:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 979
Posted By Sempervee

You are beginning to sound like a TROLL. Did you...

You are beginning to sound like a TROLL. Did you waste 2 precious seconds reading a post that had no worth for you? Sounds as if you need to be spoon thread your info.It's harder to argue against...
10-11-21, 09:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 979
Posted By Sempervee

You are just a student of the obvious. Works for...

You are just a student of the obvious. Works for folding ebikes. A lot of ebikes are folding style. This is for them. 26 inch wheels don't work on 20 inch bicycles either, Need I have to state...
Forum: Touring
10-08-21, 07:55 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,095
Posted By Sempervee

FLAT no. We only enter that to transition to a ...

FLAT no. We only enter that to transition to a left hand lane with traffic.
10-04-21, 08:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 979
Posted By Sempervee

Talking It's sex Magic! *The RAD mini bikes come...

It's sex Magic!

*The RAD mini bikes come with a bracket to sit on when folded up protecting the under carraige and Chain ring. The pedal arm is blocking the bracket. :^)
10-02-21, 08:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 979
Posted By Sempervee

Talking Home Made ebike Maint Stand

Being a crafty practical type I cobbled together an easy wooden stand to see if it works prior to sending off for a store bought maint stand. This is not pretty but could work for those that need...
09-27-21, 09:07 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,060
Posted By Sempervee

Because of recent medical issues I cannot risk...

Because of recent medical issues I cannot risk using these ExuStar E-PM218 clipless pedals but I liked them very much especially since the clip in pressure is adjustable. I could be talked into...
Forum: Commuting
09-24-21, 11:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,134
Posted By Sempervee

Here ya go. Locking and Secure. Easily removed...

Here ya go. Locking and Secure. Easily removed with key. I also have a set of Panniers coming from Amazon for an amazing price around $30.
...
09-23-21, 11:43 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 58,160
Posted By Sempervee

I have a 2018 Silver Cannondale Quick 5 disk...

I have a 2018 Silver Cannondale Quick 5 disk brake model i am undecided about either selling or making into a kit ebike to compliment my RAD bike.. Now I know what I want and the Quick 5 bike would...
09-22-21, 02:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 711
Posted By Sempervee

What a colorful collection of ideas.. from one...

What a colorful collection of ideas.. from one end to the other!! Thanks Gents!
09-20-21, 02:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 711
Posted By Sempervee

Bike Work Stand Recommendation

With Amazon there is just too much to plow thru - Anyone use a bike stand with wheel holder that can hold 60Lbs to recommend or not recommend?
Thanks! :^)
09-15-21, 12:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 845
Posted By Sempervee

Smile Yup. Our Marine Corps saying is "Adapt,...

Yup. Our Marine Corps saying is "Adapt, Improvise and Overcome" Good all round saying for lots of things.
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