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06-05-24, 10:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,227
Posted By cat0020

Third best-selling electric vehicle in the US is...

Third best-selling electric vehicle in the US is an e-bike

https://electrek.co/2024/06/05/after-tesla-the-surprising-next-best-selling-electric-vehicle-in-america-is-this-electric-bike/
06-04-24, 07:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,782
Posted By cat0020

Lectric offer belt drive Live at below $1K,...

Lectric offer belt drive Live at below $1K, (pre-sale under $800), hydraulic brakes & under 50 lb. (for small battery model)

https://lectricebikes.com/collections/xp-lite-series
...
05-30-24, 06:40 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 14,353
Posted By cat0020

New ebikes (from China) are going to be more...

New ebikes (from China) are going to be more expensive.. may impact some name brand models, too.
...
05-17-24, 06:14 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,123
Posted By cat0020

It's a NY thing. ...

It's a NY thing.
https://i.pinimg.com/originals/64/9d/1a/649d1a63307716636bbeffd44505f0b1.jpg
05-08-24, 10:18 AM
Replies: 9,148
Views: 3,208,229
Posted By cat0020

https://i.imgur.com/rNsz8Um.jpg ...

https://i.imgur.com/rNsz8Um.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/rZJgCMk.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/jemnX7c.jpg
05-08-24, 08:08 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,123
Posted By cat0020

I have a Rohloff equipped recumbent since 2016 or...

I have a Rohloff equipped recumbent since 2016 or so, have yet to get it serviced, granted that it's a folding recumbent that fits in a suitcase which I use when traveling to far away places....
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-08-24, 07:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 10,061
Posted By cat0020

I have been commuting on folding bikes regularly...

I have been commuting on folding bikes regularly since 2013 in NYC.
I carry my folding bike onto subway trains, buses on my commute.
I mostly fold up my folding bike to fit it into my wife's car...
Forum: Commuting
05-07-24, 09:32 AM
Replies: 15,721
Views: 12,488,088
Posted By cat0020

Little more (bike) traffic this time. ...

Little more (bike) traffic this time.
https://i.imgur.com/scfT0hm.jpg
05-07-24, 08:55 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,123
Posted By cat0020

Pinion's website suggest maintenance at 10k km. ...

Pinion's website suggest maintenance at 10k km.
https://pinion.eu/en/service-videos/
Forum: Commuting
05-05-24, 11:12 AM
Replies: 15,721
Views: 12,488,088
Posted By cat0020

Thanks, it depends on the time of day. While I...

Thanks, it depends on the time of day.
While I was crossing the Manhattan Bridge, a major tourist attraction on a day with nice weather; I came across about a dozen of riders, that's mid-day early...
Forum: Commuting
05-05-24, 09:04 AM
Replies: 15,721
Views: 12,488,088
Posted By cat0020

NYC commute last week.. ...

NYC commute last week..
https://i.imgur.com/KOpRofK.jpg
05-02-24, 06:20 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 14,353
Posted By cat0020

There’s a new trend making electric bike...

There’s a new trend making electric bike batteries safer: Potting battery & controller.

https://electrek.co/2024/05/02/theres-a-new-trend-making-electric-bike-batteries-safer/
...
04-29-24, 07:05 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,123
Posted By cat0020

I've got one on order, expecting delivery...

I've got one on order, expecting delivery sometime mid-May.
The main advantage is the minimal maintenance the Gates belt drive & lack of derailleur.
$2k price tag is a great value for what it is...
04-25-24, 06:22 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,664
Posted By cat0020

Lectric XPress e-bike launched as $999 torque...

Lectric XPress e-bike launched as $999 torque sensor commuter electric bike

https://electrek.co/2024/04/16/lectric-xpress-e-bike-launched-as-999-torque-sensor-commuter-electric-bike/
...
04-24-24, 04:52 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 28,236
Posted By cat0020

I went to China to witness the secrets of...

I went to China to witness the secrets of micromobility factories. Here’s what’s coming
...
04-05-24, 04:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,560
Posted By cat0020

I see majority of 20x4" tire eMopeds are used for...

I see majority of 20x4" tire eMopeds are used for delivery folks in NYC & Hoboken/Jersey City area where I commute during the weekdays. Likely they are used with throttle operation 95% of the time....
03-08-24, 08:38 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 14,353
Posted By cat0020

Bicycle Deaths in New York City Are at a 23-Year...

Bicycle Deaths in New York City Are at a 23-Year High

https://www.nytimes.com/2024/03/05/nyregion/nyc-cyclist-deaths-ebike.html

The rise in electric bike deaths does not appear to be the result...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-21-24, 09:45 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,437
Posted By cat0020

I rode a Citizen Tokyo for years in my (4-6 mi....

I rode a Citizen Tokyo for years in my (4-6 mi. one way) commute in NYC.
The weight of the Tokyo never bothered me for carrying it up & down subway stations & platforms.
Personally, I find the...
02-20-24, 12:21 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,585
Posted By cat0020

It's a cargo bike, just ride it when you need to...

It's a cargo bike, just ride it when you need to go, not much need to transport it; unless you have a flat or mechanical that you can't fix roadside.
02-14-24, 08:04 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,628
Posted By cat0020

i don't need to explain anything to you if you...

i don't need to explain anything to you if you can actually read the articles referenced in previous post.



If you're smart enough to read the classifications, they are pretty clear what is...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-14-24, 07:28 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,287
Posted By cat0020

Tire is printed 20x1.75, 47-406... that is a 20...

Tire is printed 20x1.75, 47-406... that is a 20 in wheel..



If you reference shimano/sram, you should post a link of the source.
No source, you're just full of BS.

if picture shown 30T is...
02-13-24, 01:07 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 14,353
Posted By cat0020

Dutch police found a way to test e-bike power on...

Dutch police found a way to test e-bike power on the side of the road

https://electrek.co/2024/02/13/dutch-police-found-a-way-to-test-e-bike-power-on-the-side-of-the-road/
...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-13-24, 09:42 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,287
Posted By cat0020

If you know the thread, why didn't you just post...

If you know the thread, why didn't you just post the url?
make a reference, you need to provide the source, otherwise you're just full of BS.

BTW, picture you provided is not the same mini velo,...
02-12-24, 08:05 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,628
Posted By cat0020

Throttle or not, as long as you can pedal to...

Throttle or not, as long as you can pedal to propel forward, it's a bicycle.

New study shows why electric bikes are great for managing Type 2 diabetes...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-11-24, 06:56 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,287
Posted By cat0020

That's not a 16" rear wheel nor 58t chainring nor...

That's not a 16" rear wheel nor 58t chainring nor a mid cage rear derailleur.
You're wrecking your own glass house.
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-08-24, 05:34 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,341
Posted By cat0020

No picture of the 10th gear??

No picture of the 10th gear??
02-05-24, 06:18 AM
Replies: 1,066
Views: 1,055,482
Posted By cat0020

41 miles ridden yesterday, 3 hours total time...

41 miles ridden yesterday, 3 hours total time with a food stop along the way, about 1/4 battery capacity left; not bad for a $500 used ebike.
https://i.imgur.com/hYkOwvJ.jpg...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-01-24, 07:16 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,287
Posted By cat0020

I'd bet that rear derailleur cage would rub...

I'd bet that rear derailleur cage would rub against the rear tire when shift into that big cog. :roflmao2:
01-31-24, 11:57 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 14,353
Posted By cat0020

I agree with the following statement in the...

I agree with the following statement in the article:
The importance of the issue has arisen partly due to an actual increase in e-bike fires,
but also largely due to a media frenzy that has blown...
01-30-24, 04:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,474
Posted By cat0020

Recently saw this paint job on a 4000 restore. ...

Recently saw this paint job on a 4000 restore.

https://i.imgur.com/eZTlmNl.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/QYM8SUS.jpg
01-23-24, 10:15 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 6,766
Posted By cat0020

Another huddle to jump through with regulations. ...

Another huddle to jump through with regulations.
Amtrak changed their policy for Electric Bikes on trains earlier this month,
now requiring them to be "certified by a nationally recognized testing...
01-23-24, 07:26 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 6,766
Posted By cat0020

Bike shops are starting to get massive insurance...

Bike shops are starting to get massive insurance hikes if they allow e-bikes into their shop (even for a tire issue or similar).
This thread:

(...
01-22-24, 02:00 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,748
Posted By cat0020

Their wealth buy SuperPACs, influence elections...

Their wealth buy SuperPACs, influence elections to promote their own agenda.
There are politicians that have the political will to change things, but without PAC money, likely they don't get elected...
01-22-24, 10:06 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,748
Posted By cat0020

Here's the reason we need a wealth tax: World’s...

Here's the reason we need a wealth tax:
World’s five richest men have doubled their wealth since 2020
...
01-22-24, 06:38 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,748
Posted By cat0020

Not possible? Most drivers pay into roads that...

Not possible? Most drivers pay into roads that they never drive on.



While most Americans predominantly live off the income they earn from a job—
income that is taxed all year, every year—...
01-21-24, 04:06 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,748
Posted By cat0020

We can have the technologies that can satisfy all...

We can have the technologies that can satisfy all mankind's needs for resources,
only those who want to profit from the solutions unobtainable to keep profiting from what we currently use.
Over...
01-21-24, 08:59 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,748
Posted By cat0020

Yes, but most of human population don't need to...

Yes, but most of human population don't need to travel far to sustain their lifestyle.
In the US, everything most people need to sustain their lives are within 30-50 miles of their house.


...
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-20-24, 01:59 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 7,635
Posted By cat0020

Yeah Nashbar, been shopping with them since early...

Yeah Nashbar, been shopping with them since early 90's, most of my bike tubes are bought from them when they go on sale.
I bought two SunRace folding bikes at close out prices, one neon orange with...
01-20-24, 10:06 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,748
Posted By cat0020

Most motorcycles have fuel range of 200 mi. In...

Most motorcycles have fuel range of 200 mi.
In between those 200 miles, most likely a rider would stop for food, drink, bathroom breaks, etc..
Not many trips require a rider to sit in the saddle...
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-19-24, 10:33 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 7,635
Posted By cat0020

I take my folding bike onto the subway a few...

I take my folding bike onto the subway a few times a week.
For the last 5 years, it has been a SunRace folding bike I bought from Nashbar for $250.
https://i.imgur.com/qEoqD0i.jpg
Aluminum frame,...
01-17-24, 04:56 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 14,353
Posted By cat0020

Some info about battery related fires in NYC: ...

Some info about battery related fires in NYC:
No, e-bike fires are not a ‘leading cause of death’ in NYC

https://electrek.co/2024/01/15/no-e-bike-fires-are-not-a-leading-cause-of-death-in-nyc/
01-17-24, 03:02 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 17,934
Posted By cat0020

Not mine, but it looks like the crankarms would...

Not mine, but it looks like the crankarms would strike ground during corners.
https://i.imgur.com/WqK7BDQ.jpg
01-16-24, 06:22 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,748
Posted By cat0020

I bought a Chinese SuperCub clone back in 2009...

I bought a Chinese SuperCub clone back in 2009 for $1300, it was shipped to my driveway from China for free.
It gets well over 90 mpg, can out pace most cars from 0-30 mph (with good shifting...
01-16-24, 03:26 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,748
Posted By cat0020

I've been riding motorcycles for more than two...

I've been riding motorcycles for more than two decades, bicycling for more than four decades, ebikes for more than 15 years.
For the last 10 years I've been commuting in NYC metro, with...
01-11-24, 05:22 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 6,766
Posted By cat0020

I live and work in NYY metro. Majority of...

I live and work in NYY metro.
Majority of buildings in NYC 5 boro have electric wiring that are nearly 100 y-o.
Combined with modern electric appliances (instead of gas stove, heater or dryer) that...
01-06-24, 03:19 PM
Replies: 1,066
Views: 1,055,482
Posted By cat0020

Cool With snow immanent, I picked up a Ride1Up 700...

With snow immanent, I picked up a Ride1Up 700 series from FB marketplace.. $500 with 331 mi. on odometer.
https://i.imgur.com/YHIiyf7.jpg
01-06-24, 01:12 PM
Replies: 9,148
Views: 3,208,229
Posted By cat0020

My 96 Litespeed Tsali ...

My 96 Litespeed Tsali
https://i.imgur.com/bUfaL6L.jpg

From a time before linear pulled brakes:
https://i.imgur.com/aeW3dBP.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
01-04-24, 08:34 AM
Replies: 215
Views: 55,584
Posted By cat0020

I've had my cheap Chinese carbon framesets builds...

I've had my cheap Chinese carbon framesets builds since 2017.
The first one I received was the incorrect size, long story short,
I got the frameset (include frame, fork, headset & seatpost) for...
12-30-23, 08:51 AM
Replies: 1,066
Views: 1,055,482
Posted By cat0020

I recently received a refund from AliEx, along...

I recently received a refund from AliEx, along with rebates & holiday special pricing, I bought a $349 e-bike for free and just to find out how bad it would really be.
To my surprise, it was a...
12-29-23, 11:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,474
Posted By cat0020

Not much selections in wider 650 tires, you can...

Not much selections in wider 650 tires, you can try 26x1.0 tires, but that might not clear the 650 frame or fork.
I stocked up with 650x25c tires when they were on close out few years back, still...
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