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12-05-22, 02:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 180
Posted By veganbikes

WIth super wide tires, the knobs are not really...

WIth super wide tires, the knobs are not really that needed in the little off road you are doing. Just get a smooth tread and when you hit the dirt run even lower pressure and you should be fine. If...
12-04-22, 08:03 PM
Replies: 1,385
Views: 484,362
Posted By Greg C.

2012 Trek Wasabi

Picked up this bike for my wife from an ad on Facebook Marketplace. It was probably a little over priced at $130 but I think it will clean up and make a nice casual low-mileage cruiser. I'm going...
12-04-22, 09:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 180
Posted By Cworthy

Yes, you are correct...the stock tires are 26" X...

Yes, you are correct...the stock tires are 26" X 4". I hadn't thought about a 3" tire, so thanks for that...might be a possibility.
12-03-22, 09:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 111
Posted By Schweinhund

One cruiser gone

Met a homeless young man in front of CVS tonight. Asked if he was on foot and he looked down.
Told him to hang out I'd be back in :30
Meet Michael and his new Huffy...
11-29-22, 06:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 162
Posted By veganbikes

It looks like they copied the Tern GSD and HSD...

It looks like they copied the Tern GSD and HSD but swapped for Shimano. Not a bad system but I would say Bosch is going to be better and the most reliable out of everything. I don't know about...
11-27-22, 12:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 474
Posted By aggiegrads

Ok, I got my bike the day before Thanksgiving...

Ok, I got my bike the day before Thanksgiving (Thursday the 24th in the US). I finished building it up Friday and took it for it’s first ride yesterday. I rode to “Coffee Outside” which was at...
11-23-22, 06:02 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,055
Posted By tds101

48v would have been slightly more desired, and...

48v would have been slightly more desired, and provided a bit more range + less voltage sag.
11-23-22, 10:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 216
Posted By linberl

If you have a lot of flat ground you may find...

If you have a lot of flat ground you may find yourself spinning out at 92 gear inches depending on how much assist you dial in. It can create "ghost pedaling" where you spin a little and stop and...
11-23-22, 10:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 216
Posted By Moe Zhoost

I agree completely about the torque sensing...

I agree completely about the torque sensing systems. I used Bafang as an example because folks seem more familiar with it. The one I plan to use is the TSDZ2 with torque sensor. I installed one on...
11-22-22, 06:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 394
Posted By Schweinhund

1965 Schwinn

A work in progress, has been for a few years now.. All dressed up as an American, but it's really a Typhoon middleweight....
11-21-22, 11:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 474
Posted By tds101

Smile Don't forget to post a few pics after you break...

Don't forget to post a few pics after you break this baby in,...ENJOY!!! :beer:
11-21-22, 09:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 474
Posted By aggiegrads

I rode a friend’s last week and ordered one. It...

I rode a friend’s last week and ordered one. It should be at the shop Tuesday and I am hoping to get it built up before the long weekend.

I loved it on my test ride. It is only 20cm longer than my...
11-16-22, 09:13 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 564
Posted By 79pmooney

Before I did anything else I'd see what I could...

Before I did anything else I'd see what I could do to absolutely minimize drag on the cable. Disconnect it at the RD and see if it slides easily through the housing. Maybe pull it out and lube with...
11-16-22, 04:34 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,083
Posted By Chinghis

Same here, I'm on something like my fourth or...

Same here, I'm on something like my fourth or fifth pair of their sport sunglasses, gray (https://www.zennioptical.com/p/sport-eyeglass-frames/7017?skuId=701712). For less than $75 a pop, I don't...
11-15-22, 09:21 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 808
Posted By veganbikes

I wouldn't do it. I like suspension on a mountain...

I wouldn't do it. I like suspension on a mountain bike when I am mountain biking. I have ridden full rigid bikes and it is less fun I still had a good time but I was a kid at the time, as an adult I...
11-15-22, 09:05 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 808
Posted By rosefarts

Can be done. Donít expect it to handle as well....

Can be done. Donít expect it to handle as well. Likewise, donít expect the weight loss to work miracles.

Get a fork with a similar axle to crown measurement or itíll change your geometry.
...
11-15-22, 08:40 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,558
Posted By veganbikes

Well it could be a bit of all of that. We hit a...

Well it could be a bit of all of that. We hit a bit of a rough patch financially as a country and people aren't buying bikes as they used to. Plus a lot of people have been scared "you don't have...
11-12-22, 09:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 271
Posted By Robert C

Note that the pictures of burnt ebikes are all of...

Note that the pictures of burnt ebikes are all of the large scooter variety. Many of those still use lead acid batteries, which if improperly charged, have always presented a hazard caused by...
11-10-22, 07:55 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,569
Posted By Milton Keynes

$9? I'm guessing this is another Pride of China...

$9? I'm guessing this is another Pride of China product made from soft steel which will deform the first time you use it. Kind of like when my wife bought screwdrivers at the dollar store... first...
11-06-22, 10:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 547
Posted By veganbikes

Single speeds and fixed gears are fun but for...

Single speeds and fixed gears are fun but for regular commuting in hilly areas they are not as much fun. Great for casual rides but serious commuting I want gears or at least a CVT hub like Enviolo....
11-05-22, 08:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 570
Posted By veganbikes

I would just not buy from that company. If you...

I would just not buy from that company. If you are having to weld in your own supports and they have had two bikes in a rather short period of time that are being recalled and they don't make that...
11-05-22, 08:23 AM
Replies: 992
Views: 990,312
Posted By wrobertdavis

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1280x960/bridge_club_1_2__8b98d8d57160b8500637863631951ac921066208.jpeg

I had this bike custom built, incorporating everything I wanted for...
11-04-22, 11:17 AM
Replies: 1,385
Views: 484,362
Posted By tds101

It's electric, but it's my cruiser,... 😁 ...

It's electric, but it's my cruiser,... 😁
https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/pxl_20221103_221346069_9d72df906235c97853c0891a820f1d98b11ef160.jpg...
11-04-22, 09:16 AM
Replies: 992
Views: 990,312
Posted By tds101

I rode about 25 miles last night, 2 out of 5...

I rode about 25 miles last night, 2 out of 5 battery bars down. The RadMission is a definite keeper!!!
...
11-04-22, 08:29 AM
Replies: 1,385
Views: 484,362
Posted By jimn

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/51766244693_e37af0605f_4k_5c0d1463bb565cb632334c7862604e428d24f851.jpg
Here is my custom cruiser. Fillet brazed frameset, basket...
11-03-22, 07:24 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,248
Posted By tds101

I had to remove the led light from the...

I had to remove the led light from the handlebars, since it wouldn't let me tighten the handlebars down correctly. 25 mile bike ride in tonight, with 2 of 5 bars used. Solid bike. It's like a single...
11-03-22, 01:05 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,231
Posted By Iride01

Perhaps it was a solution for a problem that...

Perhaps it was a solution for a problem that didn't affect most users.
11-03-22, 06:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 474
Posted By tds101

It does look sweet,... :thumb: ...

It does look sweet,... :thumb:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PovDvClobeE
11-02-22, 03:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 348
Posted By tds101

It does look like a solid update IMO:...

It does look like a solid update IMO: https://electrek.co/2022/11/01/lectric-xp-3-0-electric-bike-review-first-ride/amp/
https://youtu.be/ruqKVy3Xr0k
11-02-22, 12:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,273
Posted By creativepart

Batteries are not really all that custom. You...

Batteries are not really all that custom. You might try ebikes.ca (Grin Technologies) they sell all manner of ebike batteries and list several 36v models. Your existing battery should have a sticker...
11-01-22, 06:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 226
Posted By tds101

Dear Lord, you need help at posting links,... ...

Dear Lord, you need help at posting links,...

https://youtu.be/25vyBWsZz7Y
11-01-22, 12:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 348
Posted By veganbikes

Oh ok, it looks the same regardless my point was...

Oh ok, it looks the same regardless my point was the fake sale aspect of bikes rather than minor changes made to a specific product.
11-01-22, 12:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 348
Posted By tds101

Yeah, it's definitely a solid deal. Especially...

Yeah, it's definitely a solid deal. Especially with the option to get a larger capacity battery. 👍
11-01-22, 12:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 348
Posted By tds101

It was free accessories. I was going to purchase...

It was free accessories. I was going to purchase one, but I decided against it. 😁
11-01-22, 11:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 348
Posted By tds101

That's actually the regular price. It's always...

That's actually the regular price. It's always "$999, on sale"
10-28-22, 03:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 303
Posted By tds101

Here's something more recent from the same...

Here's something more recent from the same reviewer (1 year):

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fic_4Efk0_4
10-28-22, 03:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 303
Posted By tds101

You need to learn how to post links correctly,......

You need to learn how to post links correctly,...

Did you bother to note that the review is at least 2 years old? I saw it was all internal components, so I passed on it when I saw it. I honestly...
10-27-22, 08:46 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 842
Posted By Tomm Willians

Did not expect this !

Did a nice ride in the foothills of my area yesterday with a 32 mile route that climbs 2800í over its course. I was taking a break at one point and met this young man on a unicycle doing the same...
10-27-22, 06:21 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,248
Posted By tds101

I'm planning on doing some riding this weekend. I...

I'm planning on doing some riding this weekend. I can't wait to get some time on the road. I even decided to order the upgraded headlight, since 500 lumens is doable in a pinch, vs the crappy 100...
10-24-22, 10:36 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 11,592
Posted By kwantani

Converted my Zizzo Liberte 20" folder to pedal...

Converted my Zizzo Liberte 20" folder to pedal assist via the Rubbee X kit.
Zizzo weight 23#, Rubbee weight 8.5#: slightly over 30#....
10-22-22, 01:38 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,248
Posted By tds101

I'll just use my nuclear battery pack bike light...

I'll just use my nuclear battery pack bike light and be done with it. The chain tensioner must go though,...

1/23/2022 - I did a quick 1 mile test ride, and the bike handles well, and is quite...
10-21-22, 10:24 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,248
Posted By tds101

2old please let me know if you find a compatible...

2old please let me know if you find a compatible chain tensioner and headlight replacement,...
10-21-22, 09:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 318
Posted By veganbikes

If you bought your bike new it should have come...

If you bought your bike new it should have come with a charger, if they sold it to you, they are either shady operators or Giant is really that bad they don't include an extremely important item with...
10-21-22, 11:27 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 263
Posted By tds101

Exclamation E-Bikes sold on Amazon, Walmart and Sears recalled over battery explosion risk!

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/550x550/24v_lithium_ion_ebike_battery_4382275ce4ed6358715e2ce62b64a295cc3d6907.jpg
E-Bikes sold on Amazon, Walmart and Sears websites recalled...
10-20-22, 06:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 566
Posted By veganbikes

Yeah I think Bosch training for me is in a month....

Yeah I think Bosch training for me is in a month. Though really we are just doing it to stay certified at this point we have been a Bosch shop for like 6 years or so but am curious to learn more...
10-20-22, 11:04 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,248
Posted By tds101

Thumbs up Thanks for posting about the sale, or I'd have...

Thanks for posting about the sale, or I'd have completely missed out on it,... :beer:
10-20-22, 08:05 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,248
Posted By tds101

My Radmission has finally arrived, and now I wait...

My Radmission has finally arrived, and now I wait for the final accessory to be delivered tomorrow, so I can put her together for the first ride. I'm STOKED!!! I love single speed bikes,...
10-20-22, 07:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 566
Posted By tds101

Beautiful ride! I'd have kept the kickstand on,...

Beautiful ride! I'd have kept the kickstand on, if nothing else. For me, in NYC, the fenders would have stayed as well. Anyways, enjoy that baby!!!
10-20-22, 01:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 566
Posted By ClayH

A few night pics. I have the privilege of...

A few night pics.

I have the privilege of getting to go to a Bosch training session next week. Timely!...
10-19-22, 09:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 734
Posted By tds101

Thumbs down ,...is you apparently

Again, you posted a generic, blanket question asking: Then came back with a useless, antiquated, vague, pointless gun reference about killing people with an expensive OR inexpensive gun equally as...
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