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04-27-22, 10:37 AM
Replies: 6
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Posted By blacknbluebikes

Each day, I become more suspicious that BF is...

Each day, I become more suspicious that BF is being used to train chatbots.
04-26-22, 02:26 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,125
Posted By cat0020

The micro ebikes that I bought in OCT 2021 has...

The micro ebikes that I bought in OCT 2021 has small 14" steel wheels with tubeless tires.
https://i.imgur.com/XKIi8lF.jpg
The fat tire ebike I purchased prior to pandemic has 20x4.0 cast wheels...
04-01-22, 11:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 438
Posted By Siu Blue Wind

You are welcome to upgrade your account if you...

You are welcome to upgrade your account if you would like to advertise.
12-15-21, 07:56 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,327
Posted By Velo Mule

At a bike show in 2019, I saw the Alizeti kit. ...

At a bike show in 2019, I saw the Alizeti kit. At first I dismissed it, however, the kit is well thought out and easy to install. It even has traction control. One other thing that I like about...
12-14-21, 03:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,327
Posted By Pridedog

As ebike prices come down, kits are not that much...

As ebike prices come down, kits are not that much cheaper. I have built up 4 bikes with kits. Everyone needed some level of modification to the kit and bike to work. As a long time cyclist, I am very...
12-12-21, 01:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,124
Posted By kahn

Then there's this: ...

Then there's this:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s0LkOHIJQaE
12-08-21, 01:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 824
Posted By Bike Tourist

HEY! I'm 86 and don't plan to stop riding when/if...

HEY! I'm 86 and don't plan to stop riding when/if I reach 90. Never give up!
12-08-21, 12:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,124
Posted By cat0020

https://youtu.be/Ec-LrW1tSHQ

https://youtu.be/Ec-LrW1tSHQ
12-08-21, 09:11 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,124
Posted By 2old

Goat heads are the primary hazard here (I've had...

Goat heads are the primary hazard here (I've had as many as five flats in a week; fortunately, most were discovered the next day) when riding on the road five to seven days a week. Apparently they...
12-07-21, 01:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,124
Posted By 2old

Don't know if they have Schwalbe Marathon in your...

Don't know if they have Schwalbe Marathon in your size, but six flat free years on my 1000w, 52V rear hub system.
11-24-21, 11:34 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 851
Posted By chas58

I'm assuming that you want a hub motor, and you...

I'm assuming that you want a hub motor, and you want to know if a 29" wheel will fit?

The answer is yes
you can buy a 29" hub motor and the wheel will fit fine as that is your wheel size (29" =...
11-23-21, 06:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 851
Posted By Leisesturm

As mentioned, 700c and 29'er are one and the...

As mentioned, 700c and 29'er are one and the same. 29'er usually implies the tire section is >35mm. Your tire is 35mm so you likely could just move the tire from the old wheel to the new one when it...
11-23-21, 05:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 851
Posted By 2old

Dillenger and ebikeling have 700c (29") kits.

Dillenger and ebikeling have 700c (29") kits.
11-23-21, 12:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 851
Posted By chas58

NO. To be specific, a 29" wheel is a 700c...

NO.

To be specific, a 29" wheel is a 700c wheel

A 26" wheel is going to cause all kinds of problems.
The theoretically, you can put a 650b (27.5) wheel on it, but I'm not sure why you...
11-23-21, 11:34 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 851
Posted By cat0020

Depending on the frame clearance.. going to...

Depending on the frame clearance.. going to different size wheels/tires will likely change the location where tires are nearest the frame.
With wider tires, there may not be enough frame clearance....
11-23-21, 11:20 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 851
Posted By kahn

Oh, they don't have the size? They did my...

Oh, they don't have the size? They did my conversion. sorry.
11-03-21, 04:28 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,049
Posted By DevidSAM365

E-bike speed restrictions (agree or disagree )

Me personally I think there need to be some restrictions. If there are no restrictions at all, people will start behaving like crazy. Which will be detrimental to everyone.
28 miles per hour is not...
11-02-21, 03:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 939
Posted By FREEBIRD1

I personally could never get used of the left...

I personally could never get used of the left throttle, the right hand twist is almost intuitive on every motorcycle.mini-bike,ATV I ever sit on. Too many decades of this type of control for me, can...
11-02-21, 01:29 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 7,626
Posted By 2old

e-fat folders are a new class developed by...

e-fat folders are a new class developed by companies since I don't recall ever seeing a pedal-fat folder. At a weight of 60 -75 pounds or so, difficult to throw in the trunk of a car for many people,...
11-01-21, 04:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 939
Posted By FREEBIRD1

Their bikes look pretty nice, but why on earth do...

Their bikes look pretty nice, but why on earth do they put the thumb throttle on the left side? If I owned one, I would have to change it over, every motorcycle, e-bike and scooter I have, has the...
10-31-21, 11:39 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,060
Posted By kahn

Sorry about your condition and hope that you can...

Sorry about your condition and hope that you can keep pedaling away.

My concern with non-clipless would be slipping off of them and having them or one of them slam in the shin. I've even done...
10-14-21, 10:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 979
Posted By 2old

That works for my bike too. If there is still...

That works for my bike too. If there is still rubbing, the disc may be bent.
10-14-21, 10:19 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 979
Posted By trailangel

I guess Klevin doesn't understand what a biache...

I guess Klevin doesn't understand what a biache it is to drop the rear wheel on a 65 pound electric folding bike. I could use this on my bike.
10-05-21, 07:05 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,060
Posted By Chris!

SPDs for the win. If your not a competitive road...

SPDs for the win. If your not a competitive road race they will work great. I always pair mine with a more "mountain" bike shoe. Right now I have the shimano ME2, the more aggressive treads helps to...
10-05-21, 01:33 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,060
Posted By Harold74

Put another way, if one were to take money and...

Put another way, if one were to take money and aesthetics off of the table, I agree that the T8000 is best in class. If you like how it looks, I'm sure that you'll love the pedal.
10-03-21, 07:54 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,060
Posted By CliffordK

The Shimano XTR PD-M9100 are very nice pedals and...

The Shimano XTR PD-M9100 are very nice pedals and work very smoothly.

https://m.media-amazon.com/images/I/71Is17kNwaL._AC_SL1462_.jpg

Although, as mentioned above, there may be reasons not to...
10-03-21, 07:38 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,060
Posted By Awesomeguy

How much were the sh56 for you? I understand...

How much were the sh56 for you? I understand cleats come with the pedals, so isn’t it better to buy pedals that come with sh56, since cleats cost similar to the pedals no? Also what shoes do I get,...
09-28-21, 03:18 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,060
Posted By Harold74

I'm a junkie for the Shimano, dual SPD pedals...

I'm a junkie for the Shimano, dual SPD pedals where one side is clip in and the other is platform. I have both the T8000 for my trekking bike and PD-EH500 for my road bikes and recommend them highly....
09-28-21, 03:11 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,060
Posted By caloso

They absolutely help with pulling up on the...

They absolutely help with pulling up on the pedals, which you do when sprinting or lugging up a short steep pitch.
09-28-21, 02:56 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,060
Posted By spelger

clipless peddles allow me to pull up when...

clipless peddles allow me to pull up when peddling but mostly i sweep the leg back because of them. that i can do for a long time, pulling up i usually get tired of doing that so i don't do it for...
09-28-21, 11:26 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,060
Posted By noimagination

As others have said, clipless won't help with...

As others have said, clipless won't help with "pulling up" on the pedals (it feels like that, but it doesn't/very rarely actually happen). Clipless doesn't help with standing either, that is a matter...
09-27-21, 04:46 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,060
Posted By Gonzo Bob

I'm a huge fan of Crank Bros. Eggbeaters. I have...

I'm a huge fan of Crank Bros. Eggbeaters. I have them on 3 of my bikes. They are 4-sided (twice as good as 2-sided :)) and the cleats are 2-bolt design. The shoes I have (Sidi Rampas and Shimano...
09-26-21, 05:19 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,060
Posted By PeteHski

Yeah I actually prefer SPD-SL to SPD, although...

Yeah I actually prefer SPD-SL to SPD, although it's a very long time since I used SPD.
Only downside for me with SPD-SL is walking in them, which I basically avoid when road biking.
09-26-21, 05:08 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,060
Posted By shelbyfv

Another vote for SPD. For the road, I like the...

Another vote for SPD. For the road, I like the Shimano A520 and A600 pedals. I think they give better support than the double sided mtb pedals. I also prefer the single release cleats as I...
09-26-21, 01:50 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,060
Posted By Lazyass

I only buy VP pedals. They're great quality...

I only buy VP pedals. They're great quality pedals for good prices and you're not paying for a fancy brand. Their road pedals use Shimano SPD-SL style cleats and their spd pedals also use Shimano...
09-26-21, 01:01 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,060
Posted By Leisesturm

You know how when you have a stick shift car no...

You know how when you have a stick shift car no one ever asks to borrow it? I personally think that having the 520's on my Trek roadbike makes joyriders think twice. For that reason I don't advise...
09-25-21, 07:52 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,060
Posted By Cyclist0105

If you are new to clipless, then it is worth your...

If you are new to clipless, then it is worth your time to purchase the SHIMANO SM-SH56 SPD Cleat Set , as these cleats are multi-directional to clip out of the pedals.

No more tipping over as you...
09-25-21, 07:00 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,060
Posted By spelger

^ this.

^ this.
09-25-21, 04:44 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,060
Posted By PeteHski

Countless studies have shown that this is not...

Countless studies have shown that this is not what actually happens, even with pro cyclists. There is no significant power produced on the upstroke. So don't go expecting an improvement in that...
09-25-21, 03:56 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,060
Posted By kahn

While I prefer the two-sided spd (cleat clips in...

While I prefer the two-sided spd (cleat clips in on either side so I don't have to flip pedal), I prefer the multi-release. Those allow you to turn your foot in or out to release from the pedal. ...
09-25-21, 08:31 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,060
Posted By force10

These pedals have spd on one side and platform on...

These pedals have spd on one side and platform on the other - I transitioned to clipless using them and still have them on my touring bike.
...
09-25-21, 07:01 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,060
Posted By jaxgtr

I tried multiple versions of the road pedal,...

I tried multiple versions of the road pedal, Shimano, Look, Time, but I kept coming back to the Time ATAC's, another 2 bolt system. I decided I liked them much more than the 3 bolts and liked the...
09-25-21, 06:13 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,060
Posted By rumrunn6

fwiw - on my road bike, I like wide 1 sided MTB...

fwiw - on my road bike, I like wide 1 sided MTB pedals w/ smooth bottomed MTB shoes...
09-24-21, 11:14 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,060
Posted By Leinster

If youíre worried about walking in the shoes, get...

If youíre worried about walking in the shoes, get pedals with 2-hole cleats like spd or Crank Bros.

if you find you like riding clipless, you can maybe consider transitioning to 3-hole cleats...
09-22-21, 01:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 711
Posted By macstuff

yeah, I hear ya. I'm just one of those that...

yeah, I hear ya.
I'm just one of those that wont pay huge money for average things.
A Park stand is just that. I cant believe people pay that kind of money to hold a bike up in the air a couple...
09-22-21, 12:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 711
Posted By mrv

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1280x960/3abaf373_4cef_458f_be24_9a4c4e8a0ecb_1859a3a8097d490878c7256e3b4e1df3c9b521a8.jpeg
Iím attempting the pipes & scrap wood.
getting a...
09-22-21, 12:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 711
Posted By macstuff

2x4's, a saw and a screw gun. damn near free,...

2x4's, a saw and a screw gun.
damn near free, wont scratch a bike, make it yourself like you want/need it.
09-21-21, 07:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 711
Posted By dedhed

Define "Wheel holder". Kind of depends on your...

Define "Wheel holder".
Kind of depends on your wallet and intent.
I have a $300 ultimate support (now Feedback sports) pro elite and a couple of the ALDI bikehand that I got on sale for $20.
...
09-20-21, 03:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 711
Posted By NitroExpress

Park Tool PCS-9.2 Home Mechanic Bicycle Repair...

Park Tool PCS-9.2 Home Mechanic Bicycle Repair StandYou can buy this on Amazon, $162.00, works fantastic
09-20-21, 02:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 711
Posted By Maelochs

I bought a $50 cheapie form Walmart and have used...

I bought a $50 cheapie form Walmart and have used it for years. Metal tubes, plastic fittings, which worried me, but so far, no issues. If you are ever in doubt, open your wallet and buy Park Tools.
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