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09-10-21, 09:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 437
Posted By alloo

I'd go with the bike that fits him the best....

I'd go with the bike that fits him the best. Comfort. Who own's their ebike for 10 years? By then the battery and motor technology will be better.
09-05-21, 05:30 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 20,032
Posted By alloo

I delivered newspapers in the late 70s on a...

I delivered newspapers in the late 70s on a moped. I had about 80 customers, doing inserts, and delivery. Sundays after delivering all our papers we would go to breakfast at McDonalds. The big...
09-04-21, 07:18 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 40,417
Posted By alloo

We get what we pay for. We don't invest in...

We get what we pay for. We don't invest in transit and prefer to pay for highways that increase congestion. We have no middle development which is between urban and suburban. The Big three changed...
09-04-21, 07:12 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 982
Posted By alloo

I use Google maps. It uses 10 MPH as its basis...

I use Google maps. It uses 10 MPH as its basis for trip planning. Google Maps is fairly good.
08-29-21, 06:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 399
Posted By alloo

I like the Priority Current ebike. It looks...

I like the Priority Current ebike. It looks reliable, they have great 24x7 customer service, and great reviews online. This would be my choice if I was still commuting. Now I just ride around the...
08-15-21, 06:16 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 6,823
Posted By alloo

I would ride slower, but that's about it....

I would ride slower, but that's about it. Inclement weather is more like a game. I enjoy going through puddles, just like when I was a kid. I asked someone do you stop life when it rains? Shopping,...
08-15-21, 06:10 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,113
Posted By alloo

I would say I'm sorry for your fall. It's your...

I would say I'm sorry for your fall. It's your choice to stop riding bicycles. Remember if you don't use it you lose it. I see a pattern of giving up things when you get hurt. I am concerned. If you...
08-15-21, 06:03 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,274
Posted By alloo

It's hard to argue with success!

It's hard to argue with success!
07-21-21, 08:02 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,989
Posted By alloo

Some people like these https://lectricebikes.com/

Some people like these https://lectricebikes.com/
07-20-21, 11:09 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,818
Posted By alloo

Swimming, Snowshoeing, and Cross Country skiing...

Swimming, Snowshoeing, and Cross Country skiing is the best whole body workouts that's not engineered worked out.
Forum: Commuting
07-13-21, 04:43 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,052
Posted By alloo

My new workplace has no bicycle racks. My manager...

My new workplace has no bicycle racks. My manager said that I can lock it up against the fence?
07-12-21, 06:06 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,422
Posted By alloo

sixthreezero makes cruiser bikes along with...

sixthreezero makes cruiser bikes along with Electra, Detroit type..etc
Forum: Commuting
07-09-21, 05:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 599
Posted By alloo

I do but I keep mine in a basket.

I do but I keep mine in a basket.
07-08-21, 06:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,614
Posted By alloo

Congratulations! Beautiful bike! Be Safe and Have...

Congratulations! Beautiful bike! Be Safe and Have fun!
07-08-21, 06:41 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,827
Posted By alloo

Ebike makes you want to bike. The ebike keeps you...

Ebike makes you want to bike. The ebike keeps you feeling good.
07-04-21, 05:32 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 7,287
Posted By alloo

I wear safety glasses from Harbor Freight. Always...

I wear safety glasses from Harbor Freight. Always grateful.
Forum: Commuting
06-30-21, 06:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,050
Posted By alloo

You could also look on youtube for videos...

You could also look on youtube for videos regarding cycling commuter gear.
06-28-21, 06:56 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,001
Posted By alloo

Ryan VanDuzer has been car free since Age 1 in...

Ryan VanDuzer has been car free since Age 1 in Boulder. It's all about gear and equipment. Ryan has a youtube channel. Check it out.
06-28-21, 06:54 AM
Replies: 283
Views: 10,297
Posted By alloo

Like they say "Never say never."

Like they say "Never say never."
06-26-21, 05:07 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,373
Posted By alloo

What about if you're not training for an athletic...

What about if you're not training for an athletic event? What is the distance for diminishing returns for us mortals and not olympians? What about for commuters? Is they're a time or distance that it...
06-25-21, 05:39 AM
Replies: 223
Views: 11,659
Posted By alloo

Because he got his ass kicked by an old lady. If...

Because he got his ass kicked by an old lady. If she's happy more power to her. Did you verbally yell at her?
06-22-21, 10:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 387
Posted By alloo

Any chance that you didn't remount the tire and...

Any chance that you didn't remount the tire and tighten it at 90 Degree angle, tire running perpendicular to the ground?
06-22-21, 10:57 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,530
Posted By alloo

Maybe this might happen. Maybe people will repack...

Maybe this might happen. Maybe people will repack battery packs that will increase range. Over the long run, ebike prices will go down and capabilities will increase and get better. Why would you...
06-19-21, 05:22 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,938
Posted By alloo

I love riding in the morning. Cool, no traffic,...

I love riding in the morning. Cool, no traffic, and nice sunrises. Keep on riding.
06-12-21, 05:42 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,297
Posted By alloo

Bicycle as Transportation

It's funny how advocates of bicycling want more people to ride bicycles to work, but bicycle shops can't handle the service level required to make bicycling convienient. All you hear from bicycle...
06-09-21, 05:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 965
Posted By alloo

Do you need a battery immediately? Order one from...

Do you need a battery immediately? Order one from Blix.
06-01-21, 03:01 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,712
Posted By alloo

Cable Disk Brakes on a Blix Aveny. About 3500...

Cable Disk Brakes on a Blix Aveny. About 3500 miles front brakes/

Tektro Aquila Mechanical Disc Brake, 160mm Rotor
06-01-21, 10:17 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,712
Posted By alloo

Disk Brakes

On Disk Brakes how do you know when to change the brake pads? Does it make a sound like cars do? I know the brake levers get closer to the bars, but how do you know if it needs adjustment or new...
06-01-21, 06:45 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,731
Posted By alloo

These classifications aren't mutually exclusive.

These classifications aren't mutually exclusive.
06-01-21, 06:40 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,731
Posted By alloo

No Class 2 ebike less than 750W is an ebike....

No Class 2 ebike less than 750W is an ebike. Mopeds are 49cc or less with a 1.5 to 2 HP motor depending on your jurisdiction. Do you own or ride an ebike? It seems a lot of posters don't know the...
05-28-21, 05:53 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,851
Posted By alloo

I like the Blix Aveny. Maybe even the Priority...

I like the Blix Aveny. Maybe even the Priority Current, Gazell C8.
05-21-21, 06:33 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,323
Posted By alloo

Congratulations! Keep up the good work. I have...

Congratulations! Keep up the good work. I have gone through a similar thing. I'm still trying to lose more weight.
Forum: Commuting
05-18-21, 06:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,194
Posted By alloo

Yes, all the comments here are very helpful....

Yes, all the comments here are very helpful. Thank You. The time and distance commitment are daunting. I've even thought of getting a class 3 ebike, peddling of course, but I think being on the bike...
05-15-21, 07:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,554
Posted By alloo

Everyone here states that hub drives can't do...

Everyone here states that hub drives can't do hills. Hub drives can climb hills like all bikes but you have to work. Also if you get a class 2 bike, you still have a throttle to back you up if your...
05-12-21, 08:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 632
Posted By alloo

I would just buy a bicycle with a belt drive and...

I would just buy a bicycle with a belt drive and mid drive motor. Gazelle and Priority bicycles sell some. Good luck.
Forum: Commuting
05-12-21, 08:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,194
Posted By alloo

20 mile one way commute

Does any commute 20 miles one way consistently? What are your tips? How many times a week do you commute on your bicycle? I will be doing this once the office open's back up and wondering whether or...
04-21-21, 06:43 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 17,834
Posted By alloo

I've recently interviewed for a few jobs....

I've recently interviewed for a few jobs. Employers don't usually ask me how I will get to work. Employers are usually more concerned with my KSAs. I relocated on my own from Denver and Albuquerque....
04-14-21, 06:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,844
Posted By alloo

Get the bike try it out if it doesn't work return...

Get the bike try it out if it doesn't work return the bike. That's the method to D2C bikes. Keep all the packaging. If it works keep the bike. Good luck.
Forum: Commuting
04-14-21, 06:02 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,601
Posted By alloo

My cycling jacket does well, thin. I also would...

My cycling jacket does well, thin. I also would look into frogg toggs. I just focus on keeping the core warm. Also use Merino wool sox.
Forum: Commuting
04-14-21, 05:54 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,100
Posted By alloo

Try riding every other day. One day for two...

Try riding every other day. One day for two weeks, two days for two weeks,...etc. Build yourself up. An ebike would help a lot if you get tired. I know you're not interested but it's a great...
04-14-21, 05:51 AM
Replies: 85
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Views: 4,294
Posted By alloo

What do you think of IGH hubs for Ebikes? Are...

What do you think of IGH hubs for Ebikes? Are they a better fit?
04-08-21, 06:05 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,641
Posted By alloo

Yes!

Yes!
Forum: Commuting
04-06-21, 03:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,143
Posted By alloo

Buy your own bicycle cover.

Buy your own bicycle cover.
04-04-21, 05:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 705
Posted By alloo

Go and test ride the bike and see which one fits...

Go and test ride the bike and see which one fits you the best.
04-04-21, 05:12 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,320
Posted By alloo

Live your life! Stop living on the internet and...

Live your life! Stop living on the internet and in fear. Do your risk managment while riding.
Forum: Commuting
04-01-21, 05:26 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,015
Posted By alloo

The more you ride the more successful you will...

The more you ride the more successful you will be. You will adapt and know what to wear, it's trial and error.
03-11-21, 05:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,016
Posted By alloo

My Aveny over the last few years. ...

My Aveny over the last few years.
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Outside of work...
03-09-21, 09:41 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,854
Posted By alloo

I'm sorry the 5i and 8i were on the Townie Go 5i...

I'm sorry the 5i and 8i were on the Townie Go 5i (ebike).

https://electra.trekbikes.com/us/en_US/bikes/electra-bikes/electra-e-bikes/townie-go/c/EB210/
03-09-21, 04:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,016
Posted By alloo

I've riden both. I'd go with the Blix Aveny. More...

I've riden both. I'd go with the Blix Aveny. More features for the money, more accessories like baskets, racks, bags available. The Aveny is just more comfortable. The bike can be made a Class 3...
03-09-21, 04:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 967
Posted By alloo

I switched my handle bars to the Electra Bullhorn...

I switched my handle bars to the Electra Bullhorn and Cafe ones. The bike rides more like a cruiser then. I have a 21d but wishes I had a 7d.
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