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Forum: Touring
09-21-23, 07:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,481
Posted By tcs

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"An incredible example of how to live...
09-11-23, 11:54 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 6,975
Posted By Maelochs

So .... I will not sign up for some...

So .... I will not sign up for some uninteresting (to me) site either ... we have not seen the study cited, so it may or may not say something which could be loosely but accurately interpreted as...
09-11-23, 12:57 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 6,975
Posted By DMC707

I weighgt 260 lbs right now -- down from 325 - at...

I weighgt 260 lbs right now -- down from 325 - at a height of 5'9" -- i had a new bionic knee installed 2 years ago at the ripe old age of 48 - i need a new shoulder on one side and some work on the...
09-11-23, 04:12 AM
Replies: 223
Views: 6,975
Posted By PeteHski

Apart from riding faster what else do they do? ...

Apart from riding faster what else do they do? Are you telling me they are actually racing you? I have had e-bikes pass me on hills, but never had one shouting at me to race them. Are they...
Forum: Touring
09-05-23, 01:01 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 7,520
Posted By Symox

To me, if you are doing the equivalent of a...

To me, if you are doing the equivalent of a backpacking trip on a bike you are bikepacking. I could care less what types of bags or mounts are used. I suspect for the general public this is likely...
08-24-23, 09:42 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,523
Posted By cat0020

Lectric XPedition Takes on a 2600-mile Adventure ...

Lectric XPedition Takes on a 2600-mile Adventure

https://cleantechnica.com/2023/08/18/lectric-expedition-takes-on-a-2600-mile-adventure/amp

https://cleantechnica.com/files/2023/08/wa-to-oh.png...
10-26-22, 10:54 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 5,854
Posted By livedarklions

I don't find enough dumpster vodka while cycling.

I don't find enough dumpster vodka while cycling.
10-25-22, 11:38 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 5,854
Posted By Flip Flop Rider

for me it's work..when not working its easy for...

for me it's work..when not working its easy for me to ride on most days

And have been meaning to tell you this..since you changed your picture I'm getting a different vibe from your posts (more...
10-12-22, 01:27 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,772
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

I did that as part of Seattle to Ellensburg +...

I did that as part of Seattle to Ellensburg + Yakima to Vancouver tour in 2015. This year I did Cedar Falls to St. John and afterwards when I rode from Issaquah to Cedar Falls TH to get back to my...
09-27-22, 08:59 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,387
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, 06:56 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,387
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: 1,387
Posted By tds101

You're wasting our time with your ridiculousness.

You're wasting our time with your ridiculousness.
09-27-22, 09:33 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,387
Posted By Moe Zhoost

I'd ride a dinosaur bike ...

I'd ride a dinosaur bike

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/600x393/ae0de1d21418281db9a933da7b7f89ea_dinosaur_skeleton_tandem_bike_5acc14825c983a41e53ea03c0ca8b9e86d9ae79f.jpg
Forum: Fatbikes
09-25-22, 04:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,007
Posted By ZIPP2001

Fatty is Back !

Shortly after Winter around May I leant out my Fat Bike to a friend who had transportation issues. Seeing that I have several other bikes I figured it wouldn't be a big deal, and I did let him know I...
09-23-22, 02:25 PM
Replies: 445
Views: 18,946
Posted By livedarklions

Gotta say, I ride a fair amount of rural paths...

Gotta say, I ride a fair amount of rural paths and trails, and I rarely if ever see ebikes on them. I honestly am very skeptical of this whole rant.
09-23-22, 12:10 PM
Replies: 445
Views: 18,946
Posted By livedarklions

And as I mentioned, consider the fact that that...

And as I mentioned, consider the fact that that isn't a representative sample of "new" riders.

And that relates to answering the question you quoted how?

Why do you care about their motivation?...
09-22-22, 10:33 AM
Replies: 445
Views: 18,946
Posted By livedarklions

I've definitely seen older people pedaling their...

I've definitely seen older people pedaling their ebikes with some effort, and had a conversation with a couple who definitely were doing so because it was more fun to cover the bigger distance for...
09-18-22, 05:43 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,732
Posted By alloo

I got my ebike for consistent commute times in...

I got my ebike for consistent commute times in both directions. I was cycling on a cruiser it would take me anywhere from 40 - 70 minutes depending on what direction I was riding. I already beat...
09-17-22, 09:24 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,732
Posted By tds101

Originally I got an ebike because of covid...

Originally I got an ebike because of covid breathing issues, but now that I'm much better it's completely changed. I'm hooked because of the fun factor, convienence of not arriviving sweaty at work,...
09-12-22, 03:57 AM
Replies: 445
Views: 18,946
Posted By Maelochs

Common tactic employed in TV/online/cable...

Common tactic employed in TV/online/cable commercials": at the outset a character states a problem .... which maybe doesn't exist, but who cares? "Don't you hate it when your laundry doesn't smell...
09-12-22, 03:14 AM
Replies: 445
Views: 18,946
Posted By Herzlos

Is it? Stationary bikes in the gym are for...

Is it? Stationary bikes in the gym are for exercise, I always thought the point of group rides was socializing.
09-06-22, 08:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 577
Posted By 2old

Grin = ebikesca

Grin = ebikesca
Forum: Touring
08-15-22, 09:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 460
Posted By hankj

Gear pic, credit card touring the Alps!

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just need a couple of tire levers and good to go!

Bought a Diamante...
07-08-22, 06:10 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,660
Posted By Pratt

On the rare occasions that I pass someone, I ask...

On the rare occasions that I pass someone, I ask if they are alright, mostly to make sure they are still alive.
07-08-22, 01:48 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,722
Posted By GhostRider62

They learn you that word in the first couple days...

They learn you that word in the first couple days of group.
07-06-22, 07:07 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,022
Posted By OldTryGuy

I had a *total right shoulder replacement* (not...

I had a *total right shoulder replacement* (not reversed) in 2016 at age 66yo by Dr. John Moor, former Team Ortho for Cincinnati Reds using a technique he perfected. Replacement was on a Monday...
07-04-22, 05:39 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 4,670
Posted By wolfchild

Who cares if they're getting a good workout or...

Who cares if they're getting a good workout or not....not everybody rides for the purpose of getting a workout.
06-23-22, 01:29 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 7,284
Posted By sjanzeir

Something stupid... :foo:

Something stupid... :foo:
Forum: Fatbikes
06-05-22, 04:48 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,618
Posted By Chris!

1st fatbike

Been thinking about a fat bike for about 6 months now. Pulled the trigger yesterday! 2022 Kona Wo. Can't wait to get out there....
09-17-21, 10:46 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,793
Posted By 2old

I was riding around my local pretty flat streets...

I was riding around my local pretty flat streets today using 7 wh per mile on my "street" bike. Theoretically my 52V, 14 ah battery should provide 14 X 52 X (80%) = 582 wh / 7 = 83 miles. Doubt I'll...
08-18-21, 11:46 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,776
Posted By Korina

Heh. Neither am I . And threadless was invented...

Heh. Neither am I . And threadless was invented in the Ď90s, ya young whippersnapper. It wasnít all stone knives and bear skins back then. :D
08-16-21, 05:29 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,355
Posted By Squire93

I was given this input when I asked the same...

I was given this input when I asked the same question.
What type of bike are you looking for?
Where do you want to ride? Trails, Commuting, combination of both.
What kind of terrain will you be...
Forum: Fatbikes
08-15-21, 05:42 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,009
Posted By ZIPP2001

Fun day with the Fat Bike.

Today was a nice cool day with temps running at 78 degrees and plenty of nice sunshine. So after service it was off with the Giant Yukon 2 fat bike for a couple hours of fun. Decided to visit an area...
08-01-21, 11:33 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,359
Posted By Dudelsack

I’m guessing there’s a reason we don’t see many...

I’m guessing there’s a reason we don’t see many 60 year olds competing in the Olympics.
07-25-21, 06:00 PM
Replies: 321
Views: 18,900
Posted By shelbyfv

Wrong. Half this thread is ebikers dissing other...

Wrong. Half this thread is ebikers dissing other ebikers. :foo: Y'all should embrace each other
07-20-21, 02:06 AM
Replies: 321
Views: 18,900
Posted By PrettyCurious

I'm 60 and I still work 50 hrs a week. I never...

I'm 60 and I still work 50 hrs a week.
I never gave ebikes a thought until I saw an ad for one. I had planned on getting my bike out this summer. 16 years ago, I married a non rider. He golfs. we...
07-13-21, 03:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,027
Posted By andychrist

I transitioned to e-bikes and am never going back.

I transitioned to e-bikes and am never going back.
07-11-21, 04:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,027
Posted By Leisesturm

Sigh. E-bikes have been around for a couple of...

Sigh. E-bikes have been around for a couple of decades now and are still being treated like a guilty pleasure. Something to 'outgrow'. Something to be a bit ashamed of needing. It matters. Why?...
05-10-21, 01:07 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 15,562
Posted By AlanO

I donít ride to workout, I ride because I enjoy...

I donít ride to workout, I ride because I enjoy it. Donít think that Huffy would cut it.
05-03-21, 07:36 AM
Replies: 292
Views: 15,562
Posted By indyfabz

Have you not thought for one second about why...

Have you not thought for one second about why "pro bikers" don't train that way? I mean, do you really think you have stumbled onto something pros and their coaches have overlooked for so long?
...
05-03-21, 07:28 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 7,387
Posted By indyfabz

If riding a $2,000 bike puts one in the "elite...

If riding a $2,000 bike puts one in the "elite segment of of serious bike market" than I must be a .1%-er. My frame would cost probably more than twice as much as that to replace today, not to...
03-17-21, 11:24 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,002
Posted By Leisesturm

Class 3 is not your problem. It's above both...

Class 3 is not your problem. It's above both yours and my pay grade to know why it exists. But, rest assured, it isn't going anywhere anytime soon. Correct me if I'm wrong but isn't this a thread...
03-02-21, 10:33 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,711
Posted By base2

Watts = Volts * current 1500 watts = 48volts *...

Watts = Volts * current
1500 watts = 48volts * 31.25amps

Not even including efficiency losses, your controllers are seriously under rated for what you are asking it to do by a ridiculous amount....
Forum: Fatbikes
03-02-21, 08:41 PM
Replies: 329
Views: 78,232
Posted By Kapusta

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Forum: Fatbikes
03-02-21, 04:29 PM
Replies: 329
Views: 78,232
Posted By tilsover

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Forum: Fatbikes
03-01-21, 12:36 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,871
Posted By Happy Feet

I did these two rides in the same day yesterday,...

I did these two rides in the same day yesterday, about 30 minutes drive apart.

http://i.imgur.com/b65Sq8Vh.jpg (https://imgur.com/b65Sq8V)

http://i.imgur.com/80agXPAh.jpg...
Forum: Fatbikes
02-27-21, 10:22 PM
Replies: 329
Views: 78,232
Posted By Happy Feet

http://i.imgur.com/NTZvMWrh.jpg...

http://i.imgur.com/NTZvMWrh.jpg (https://imgur.com/NTZvMWr)

http://i.imgur.com/CKnscyxh.jpg (https://imgur.com/CKnscyx)
02-27-21, 11:46 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,611
Posted By Doc_Wui

Whatever you convert, plan on converting a second...

Whatever you convert, plan on converting a second one for your wife.
02-23-21, 11:18 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 7,282
Posted By joeruge

A billion! With a 'b?' ... let me think for a...

A billion! With a 'b?' ... let me think for a second....Yes.
02-20-21, 10:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,669
Posted By 2old

You must enjoy pedaling at 130 rpm; might get the...

You must enjoy pedaling at 130 rpm; might get the speedometer checked unless you're going downhill.
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