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10-04-22, 09:38 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,877
Posted By cat0020

I put one of these on my wife's road bike, give...

I put one of these on my wife's road bike, give her bike some bling:
https://i.imgur.com/ql9kwFj.jpg
https://www.disraeligears.co.uk/site/shimano_dura-ace_derailleur_7700_gs.html

42cm frame, 650...
10-03-22, 10:22 AM
Replies: 8,136
Views: 2,785,285
Posted By cat0020

Looks like a very large frame.

Looks like a very large frame.
10-03-22, 08:04 AM
Replies: 8,136
Views: 2,785,285
Posted By cat0020

Yeah, it's a 2003 or 2004 model Tuscany. ...

Yeah, it's a 2003 or 2004 model Tuscany.
Ultimate frames have rear wheel cutout on the seattube for shorter chainstays.
https://i.imgur.com/xmZQUvy.jpg
10-03-22, 07:57 AM
Replies: 8,136
Views: 2,785,285
Posted By cat0020

My trusty road bike since 2004, over 50k miles...

My trusty road bike since 2004, over 50k miles pedaled on this 2001 Litespeed Ultimate frame.
https://i.imgur.com/3sjJo6G.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/KOelI8J.jpg

My retro TT bike since the 90's,...
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-03-22, 06:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 264
Posted By cat0020

https://www.aliexpress.us/item/3256801565585320.ht...

https://www.aliexpress.us/item/3256801565585320.html

https://www.aliexpress.us/item/3256803046026261.html
Forum: Recumbent
10-02-22, 11:15 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,553
Posted By cat0020

On upright bikes, I have 170 or 172.5mm...

On upright bikes, I have 170 or 172.5mm crankarms.
On recumbents, I have 165 or 155mm crankarms.
Shorter crankarms, smaller pedaling circles, easier to spin at higher cadence, which helps...
10-02-22, 11:10 AM
Replies: 351
Views: 35,745
Posted By cat0020

Yeah, I'm not much of a convertible fan, such as...

Yeah, I'm not much of a convertible fan, such as the Z3.
But I've always been a big fan of the Z3 Coupe ever since it came out in 1999; never could afford one.
I've been actively looking for Z3...
10-02-22, 09:00 AM
Replies: 351
Views: 35,745
Posted By cat0020

It is a 2001 Z3 Coupe, came out of Skunk Works at...

It is a 2001 Z3 Coupe, came out of Skunk Works at BMW:
https://youtu.be/a4asFd5BucU
10-02-22, 06:40 AM
Replies: 351
Views: 35,745
Posted By cat0020

Been after one of these for nearly a decade,...

Been after one of these for nearly a decade, finally found one at the right price during the pandemic.
https://i.imgur.com/laWqthU.jpg
10-02-22, 06:35 AM
Replies: 8,273
Views: 2,662,975
Posted By cat0020

I had converted mid-90's Bontrager for my (4;11")...

I had converted mid-90's Bontrager for my (4;11") wife.
laced up some disc hubs to narrow 24" BMX rims, disc brake conversion, 155mm cranks, powdercoat orange paint, Penuts stickers. ...
10-02-22, 06:26 AM
Replies: 8,136
Views: 2,785,285
Posted By cat0020

Picked up this Tuscany from FB marketplace few...

Picked up this Tuscany from FB marketplace few weeks ago.. $850.
Yellow tires really gave away how long it's been sitting.
https://i.imgur.com/WHSW8uV.jpg
09-30-22, 01:14 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 15,229
Posted By cat0020

Seems like a fair review of the Fiido T1: ...

Seems like a fair review of the Fiido T1:
https://youtu.be/DXO8W3kT8go
Forum: Recumbent
09-24-22, 05:44 PM
Replies: 1,037
Views: 459,674
Posted By cat0020

https://i.imgur.com/OHrpgd0.jpg ...

https://i.imgur.com/OHrpgd0.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/thOSoLB.jpg
09-21-22, 07:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 214
Posted By cat0020

It's a sad situation. I like to think that...

It's a sad situation.
I like to think that these battery fire incidents don't occur frequently, but since majority of the whole users live in crowded quarters, the chances of residential fire is...
09-20-22, 07:42 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 10,301
Posted By cat0020

Electric scooters certainly have their market,...

Electric scooters certainly have their market, but if someone is looking for something with pedals that propel the ebike; that behemoth may just be the answer.
09-19-22, 08:17 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 10,301
Posted By cat0020

This is a behemoth of a folding ebike: 35Ah...

This is a behemoth of a folding ebike:
35Ah battery.. 30+ mph capable..
https://electrek.co/2022/09/19/wallke-h6-review-fast-electric-bike/...
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-18-22, 04:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 573
Posted By cat0020

I have two sets of 406 wheels in my basement, one...

I have two sets of 406 wheels in my basement, one set for lightweight, the other for durability.
Both are wheelsets are new, 6-bolt rotor disc brake compatible, Shimano cassette body, 100/135mm...
Forum: Recumbent
09-14-22, 07:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 412
Posted By cat0020

Is Double vision a 20"/26" setup or 20"/20"...

Is Double vision a 20"/26" setup or 20"/20" setup?

It would probably be easier to have a 20" front hub motor wheel, if the fork allows proper hub spacing.
Front motor would have less cables...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-22, 01:25 PM
Replies: 7,168
Views: 90,248
Posted By cat0020

For BMWs, it is Dakar Yellow. ...

For BMWs, it is Dakar Yellow.
https://bringatrailer.com/listing/2000-bmw-m-coupe-31/
https://bringatrailer.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/2000_bmw_m_coupe_1570545294bcf3f8e11001.jpg?fit=940%2C627...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-22, 10:25 AM
Replies: 7,168
Views: 90,248
Posted By cat0020

Sunday meet with the Coupe Cartel: ...

Sunday meet with the Coupe Cartel:
https://i.imgur.com/OLzc9HF.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/CRINmrQ.jpg
09-13-22, 07:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 719
Posted By cat0020

Depending on rider/cargo weight, surface type &...

Depending on rider/cargo weight, surface type & wind direction; electric can perform vastly different with different conditions.
You gotta specify your needs & conditions to be able to receive...
09-10-22, 11:47 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 590
Posted By cat0020

Fiido L3 has a 23Ah battery & cast wheels, add to...

Fiido L3 has a 23Ah battery & cast wheels, add to some serious weight.
https://cdn.shopify.com/s/files/1/0479/7893/8534/products/Electric-Bike-Fiido-L3-Right_700x.webp

Qualisport Dolphin is a...
Forum: Commuting
09-09-22, 07:13 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,026
Posted By cat0020

I started carrying a pool noodle on my bike while...

I started carrying a pool noodle on my bike while commuting.
https://qz.com/1620913/the-best-cycling-hack-is-a-pool-noodle/...
Forum: Commuting
09-08-22, 09:02 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,026
Posted By cat0020

In NYC, I encounter more cars illegally parked in...

In NYC, I encounter more cars illegally parked in the bike lanes than actual ebikes or regular bicycles.
Like wise, I encounter more pedestrians who bury their faces into their phones than those...
09-06-22, 02:34 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 590
Posted By cat0020

Whether you disagree with me or not those are...

Whether you disagree with me or not those are just facts; not opinions.
Yes, hydraulic brakes do offer superior modulation and feedback, great for MTB or DH racing, but rather unnecessary for...
09-06-22, 10:14 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 590
Posted By cat0020

IME, commuting with folding bikes in NYC metro...

IME, commuting with folding bikes in NYC metro since 2013, hydraulic brake on these small wheels/narrow tires are just overkill, if not hazardous in loose/wet surfaces.
Smaller wheels/tires with...
Forum: Commuting
09-02-22, 05:34 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,026
Posted By cat0020

Write to your district rep. Get a petition...

Write to your district rep.
Get a petition started.
09-02-22, 11:03 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 667
Posted By cat0020

Is that designated seating area for bicycle...

Is that designated seating area for bicycle riders/commuters on the LIRR (Long Island Rail Road)?

For throttle lock, I use just rubber O-ring just to add friction to the throttle, on or off is...
09-01-22, 09:19 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 15,229
Posted By cat0020

Just be careful on those things, I've seen too...

Just be careful on those things, I've seen too many riders (of push e-scooters) eat pavement on my commute.
I think once you start to get used to the speed on those, you can easily miss judge the...
08-31-22, 11:28 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 15,229
Posted By cat0020

Upcoming legislation, I hope it passes: New...

Upcoming legislation, I hope it passes:

New York’s proposed e-bike rebate could slash electric bike and scooter prices by 50%

https://electrek.co/2022/08/31/new-york-e-bike-rebate/
Forum: Commuting
08-31-22, 11:27 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,026
Posted By cat0020

Upcoming legislation, I hope it passes: New...

Upcoming legislation, I hope it passes:

New York’s proposed e-bike rebate could slash electric bike and scooter prices by 50%

https://electrek.co/2022/08/31/new-york-e-bike-rebate/
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-31-22, 11:26 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,392
Posted By cat0020

Upcoming legislation, I hope it passes: New...

Upcoming legislation, I hope it passes:

New York’s proposed e-bike rebate could slash electric bike and scooter prices by 50%

https://electrek.co/2022/08/31/new-york-e-bike-rebate/
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-30-22, 08:10 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,392
Posted By cat0020

I've also tried a few compact folding ebikes,...

I've also tried a few compact folding ebikes, genreally they are fine if you're not carrying it up & down stairs.
But my commute require me to take the PATH to get across from NJ into Manhattan,...
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-30-22, 04:52 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,392
Posted By cat0020

I've been commuting on folding bikes from Hoboken...

I've been commuting on folding bikes from Hoboken to Coney Isl. since 2013.
I rode a Bike Friday Tikit from 2013 to 2017, until I got T-boned by an SUV in the rain.
https://i.imgur.com/j2akvCD.jpg...
08-30-22, 04:04 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 8,343
Posted By cat0020

New (used) bike day, found on FB marketplace...

New (used) bike day, found on FB marketplace $850.

2004 Litespeed Tuscany, Ultegra 6400 all around, Ksyrium SL wheels.

Fully functional FlightDeck, Campy pedals, some vintage collector items.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-22, 04:02 PM
Replies: 3,129
Views: 950,657
Posted By cat0020

New (used) bike day, found on FB marketplace...

New (used) bike day, found on FB marketplace $850.

2004 Litespeed Tuscany, Ultegra 6400 all around, Ksyrium SL wheels.

Fully functional FlightDeck, Campy pedals, some vintage collector items....
08-28-22, 08:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 607
Posted By cat0020

IMO, two wheels & pedals = bike. Regardless if...

IMO, two wheels & pedals = bike.
Regardless if it has a motor & battery, still is a bike as long as it can be pedaled to move.
Two wheels & no pedals = scooter or motorcycle.
If it has 3 wheels,...
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-26-22, 08:54 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,552
Posted By cat0020

How steep is the climb that you need a 36 or 42T...

How steep is the climb that you need a 36 or 42T rear cog on a 20" rear wheel?
Forum: Recumbent
08-25-22, 04:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 729
Posted By cat0020

LOL, in my 20+ years of riding recumbents, it's...

LOL, in my 20+ years of riding recumbents, it's the opposite.
How many years have you ridden recumbents and how many times have you encountered aggressive dogs?

When you slow down in front of an...
Forum: Recumbent
08-25-22, 02:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 729
Posted By cat0020

You failed to read the part about slowing down...

You failed to read the part about slowing down before the encounter.
Forum: Recumbent
08-25-22, 11:53 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 729
Posted By cat0020

Most dogs are barks but no bite. I usually...

Most dogs are barks but no bite.
I usually slow down before the encounter and accelerate quickly when dog is about 10 ft. away,
surprise acceleration and sustained speed, usually dog would lose...
08-25-22, 09:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 735
Posted By cat0020

Solar ebikes are slowly catching on: With...

Solar ebikes are slowly catching on:

With two solar panels and one afternoon, I made my electric bike charge from the sun

https://electrek.co/2022/08/25/solar-e-bike-panels-charge-sun/
...
08-23-22, 11:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 711
Posted By cat0020

MIKE BURROWS WAS MUCH MORE THAN JUST A LEGENDARY...

MIKE BURROWS WAS MUCH MORE THAN JUST A LEGENDARY BICYCLE DESIGNER

https://cyclingtips.com/2022/08/mike-burrows-was-much-more-than-just-a-legendary-bicycle-designer/
...
08-23-22, 07:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 626
Posted By cat0020

Disc brakes have clear advantage over rim brakes,...

Disc brakes have clear advantage over rim brakes, which can wear out the rim prematurely from the braking surfaces.
With smaller wheel diameter, the rims can heat up significantly on sustained...
08-19-22, 06:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 440
Posted By cat0020

Thumbs up Google Maps gets more bike friendly.

https://www.wired.com/story/google-maps-adds-more-bike-directions/
Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-22, 08:05 AM
Replies: 7,168
Views: 90,248
Posted By cat0020

Fortunately, no. The car doesn't even have...

Fortunately, no.
The car doesn't even have Bluetooth.
https://i.imgur.com/h6pSRQ8.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
08-18-22, 07:28 PM
Replies: 7,168
Views: 90,248
Posted By cat0020

I don't understand.

I don't understand.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-18-22, 06:09 PM
Replies: 7,168
Views: 90,248
Posted By cat0020

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

https://i.imgur.com/qlPOQYi.jpg
08-17-22, 08:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 845
Posted By cat0020

Someone was kind to send me a link through PM: ...

Someone was kind to send me a link through PM:
https://www.amazon.com/Electric-Mountain-Bicycle-Lithium-Battery/dp/B0B97Z6RHW/
08-17-22, 01:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 845
Posted By cat0020

Just exactly how this thread helps the folks who...

Just exactly how this thread helps the folks who are interested in ebikes in general if you can't even provide a source?
You're free to ignore me all you want, but don't just post a thread and not...
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