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06-13-21, 02:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 334
Posted By Aussie_Cyclist

Of course my display has more than three bars on...

Of course my display has more than three bars on it.

But nevermind it seems to have corrected itself during a long ride last night and they both match.
06-12-21, 10:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 334
Posted By Aussie_Cyclist

Battery Indicator doesn't match display?

I noticed today the indicator lights on my battery show one extra bar than what is shown on the display (battery shows 4 bars, display shows 3 bars). It's a shimano setup. Is this norm? Do I need to...
05-30-21, 12:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,613
Posted By Aussie_Cyclist

I'm really impressed with the battery. In Eco it...

I'm really impressed with the battery. In Eco it runs for around 180km and in Standard around 120km I rarely use boost.
05-24-21, 12:51 PM
Replies: 853
Views: 953,813
Posted By Aussie_Cyclist

Thanks. Yep it's very comfy. I swapped out the...

Thanks. Yep it's very comfy. I swapped out the saddle for a Brooks All Weather C17 .
05-24-21, 02:28 AM
Replies: 853
Views: 953,813
Posted By Aussie_Cyclist

My Merida eSPRESSO 300SE EQ 504Wh ...

My Merida eSPRESSO 300SE EQ 504Wh

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05-24-21, 02:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,613
Posted By Aussie_Cyclist

Here is my bike after it's maiden commute to work...

Here is my bike after it's maiden commute to work and back today. This thing is awesome! I changed the saddle for a Brooks All Weather C17 because i find it comfortable.
...
05-23-21, 01:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,613
Posted By Aussie_Cyclist

That probably explains the lack of YouTube...

That probably explains the lack of YouTube reviews on it. I didn't come across any connection with Specialized.
05-23-21, 02:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,613
Posted By Aussie_Cyclist

I bought an eBike... finally

I've been hesitant about buying an eBike because I didn't want to spend Australian dollars $6000 and upwards for a bike I wasn't really sure I was committed to having, but I didn't want to buy some...
05-22-21, 02:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 904
Posted By Aussie_Cyclist

Thanks for the feedback. Luna Cycles is in USA.

Thanks for the feedback. Luna Cycles is in USA.
05-22-21, 12:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 904
Posted By Aussie_Cyclist

Well I didn't go on the test ride. It seems like...

Well I didn't go on the test ride. It seems like a very sturdy bike and certainly is built for endurance but I just can't bring myself to a decision. Something about it appeals to me, but it is 27kgs...
05-21-21, 04:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 904
Posted By Aussie_Cyclist

Oh well. I'm going to take it for a test ride...

Oh well. I'm going to take it for a test ride tomorrow.
05-19-21, 01:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 904
Posted By Aussie_Cyclist

How can you tell? Is it the specs? I've looked...

How can you tell? Is it the specs?
I've looked in many LBS and their price range are $1500 for cheap Chinese then next step up is $5000 upwards for European models.

This bike does have its own...
05-18-21, 01:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 904
Posted By Aussie_Cyclist

Thanks

Thanks
05-17-21, 01:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 904
Posted By Aussie_Cyclist

Advice needed - considering my first eBike

I would like some advice from anyone whether you think this may be a good commuter and regular use ebike. I'm looking to buy an ebike (my first) and want to get something reliable. My budget is...
Forum: Commuting
05-06-21, 03:37 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,582
Posted By Aussie_Cyclist

I guess one of my greatest concerns as well is...

I guess one of my greatest concerns as well is how riding in the rain will effect my bike. I take care of it because it cost me a lot of money. I'm not going to purposely head out to ride in the...
Forum: Commuting
05-06-21, 03:37 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,582
Posted By Aussie_Cyclist

I guess one of my greatest concerns as well is...

I guess one of my greatest concerns as well is how riding in the rain will effect my bike. I take care of it because it cost me a lot of money. I'm not going to purposely head out to ride in the...
Forum: Commuting
04-30-21, 02:45 AM
Replies: 15,504
Views: 11,686,932
Posted By Aussie_Cyclist

Anything is within easy reach, I can put a...

Anything is within easy reach, I can put a basket, bag or crate on it and I find the balance better than dragging it all behind me.
Forum: Commuting
04-29-21, 08:45 AM
Replies: 15,504
Views: 11,686,932
Posted By Aussie_Cyclist

This is my bike. The first time I've used a front...

This is my bike. The first time I've used a front rack and I actually prefer it. I can strap anything to it.
...
04-26-21, 02:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 851
Posted By Aussie_Cyclist

Thumbs up for the belt drive. My bike has one and...

Thumbs up for the belt drive. My bike has one and I love it. It will out last a chain, is silent and needs no maintenance.
04-25-21, 01:36 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 5,580
Posted By Aussie_Cyclist

I've always preferred a Brooks B17, butt (pun)...

I've always preferred a Brooks B17, butt (pun) changed to a C17 and loving it.
04-18-21, 12:47 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,498
Posted By Aussie_Cyclist

Of all the bikes shops I went to none of them...

Of all the bikes shops I went to none of them offered a bike fit. In fact I doubt any of them know what that is apart from letting you take it on a ride up and down the street and asking "how does...
Forum: Commuting
04-12-21, 05:57 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,582
Posted By Aussie_Cyclist

I think you're right there. Because I decided not...

I think you're right there. Because I decided not to ride in the rain last year there were days that turned out to be just overcast and had me wishing I'd rode into work. That's one of the reasons...
04-10-21, 01:00 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,355
Posted By Aussie_Cyclist

I have a belt drive and I love it. No maintenance...

I have a belt drive and I love it. No maintenance and if you figure in the cost to replace chains over the life of a belt you'll break even. My bike is silent and for me it does seem to glide as I...
Forum: Commuting
04-10-21, 01:33 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,582
Posted By Aussie_Cyclist

So I bought the Azur jacket today. I only plan on...

So I bought the Azur jacket today. I only plan on riding if it's light rain or on and off showers so I think this will do fine.
Thanks for your help everyone.
Forum: Commuting
04-09-21, 02:40 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,582
Posted By Aussie_Cyclist

Commuting in the Rain Question (?)

This time of year (Autumn) in Melbourne it rains. Sometimes heavy and sometimes just lightly on and off during the day. Last year I avoided commuting to work in the rain, but of course that meant...
04-08-21, 12:51 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,107
Posted By Aussie_Cyclist

Thanks everyone for your input. As most of you...

Thanks everyone for your input. As most of you have recommended I might just build my own. I think I'll be more satisfied.
04-07-21, 02:22 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,107
Posted By Aussie_Cyclist

I thought that was cheap? It's one of the reasons...

I thought that was cheap? It's one of the reasons I started this thread because I'm cautious of getting a bike that's "cheap". But I guess as has been suggested already it's the frame the counts I...
04-07-21, 07:20 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,107
Posted By Aussie_Cyclist

Here's one Single Speed Vintage...

Here's one Single Speed Vintage (https://chappelli.com/collections/single-speed-bikes/products/vintage-single-speed-limited-edition) I am considering. What do you think?
04-07-21, 07:10 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,770
Posted By Aussie_Cyclist

I own a Dutch bike. Lekker is a Dutch business...

I own a Dutch bike. Lekker is a Dutch business based in Australia. As for hub gears not being efficient to get up hills, mine certainly gets me up the hill to my home without any issue.
...
04-06-21, 03:04 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,107
Posted By Aussie_Cyclist

I've actually checked out this site and had...

I've actually checked out this site and had considered The Blazer model
04-06-21, 02:59 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,107
Posted By Aussie_Cyclist

My budget is around AUD$1000 Thanks...

My budget is around AUD$1000



Thanks that's really handy information.
04-06-21, 06:26 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 5,327
Posted By Aussie_Cyclist

I keep my phone in my bag. Riding my bike is my...

I keep my phone in my bag. Riding my bike is my time :)
Forum: Commuting
04-05-21, 11:13 PM
Replies: 15,504
Views: 11,686,932
Posted By Aussie_Cyclist

ThanksThere are no stickers or gawdy branding on...

ThanksThere are no stickers or gawdy branding on the bike when you get it. The only change I made to it was swapping out the saddle for a Brooks C17
Forum: Commuting
04-05-21, 03:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,072
Posted By Aussie_Cyclist

Thanks. I only really need it for when I'm riding...

Thanks. I only really need it for when I'm riding to work (I don't carry a laptop) so bags that size would be fine. My rack is lower so a handlebar bag wouldn't really work though.
04-05-21, 09:02 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,107
Posted By Aussie_Cyclist

I've been looking at a few vintage and "vintage...

I've been looking at a few vintage and "vintage style" single speeds. I don't mind upgrading the components if I need to I'm more focused in a good quality frame. I'll use it toride to work when I'm...
04-04-21, 06:47 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,107
Posted By Aussie_Cyclist

This is why I relate to a single speed. I...

This is why I relate to a single speed. I remember when once you either had a bike, a racer or a bmx . I have a really nice bike that I love with a Gate belt drive but looking at single speeds over...
04-04-21, 02:08 PM
Replies: 3,005
Views: 742,295
Posted By Aussie_Cyclist

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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My Lekker Amsterdam M2 I ride to work every day and anywhere...
Forum: Commuting
04-03-21, 03:53 PM
Replies: 15,504
Views: 11,686,932
Posted By Aussie_Cyclist

My Lekker Amsterdam M2 8 Speed. I really love...

My Lekker Amsterdam M2 8 Speed. I really love this bike

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04-03-21, 03:38 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,107
Posted By Aussie_Cyclist

I suscribed to Zach Gallardo's YouTube channel a...

I suscribed to Zach Gallardo's YouTube channel a year ago.
04-03-21, 02:30 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,107
Posted By Aussie_Cyclist

Single Speed Advice. What to look for?

I cycle daily and am considering a single speed, but I noticed here in Australia they all seem really inexpensive which has me suspiscious of the quality.

I'd really appreciate some advice for...
Forum: Commuting
04-02-21, 11:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,072
Posted By Aussie_Cyclist

Ah so these bags are expensive. I thought it...

Ah so these bags are expensive. I thought it might have just been heavy handed retailers (the only 2 in the country) who carry the Surly bag.
04-01-21, 04:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 897
Posted By Aussie_Cyclist

Okay, well that's interesting. I might check one...

Okay, well that's interesting. I might check one out.
Forum: Commuting
04-01-21, 02:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,072
Posted By Aussie_Cyclist

Front Rack Bag?

My bike has a small front rack on it and I'm looking for a suitable bag to use for my commute to work. It seems the only front bag out there are handlebar bags which I'm not interested in. I do like...
04-01-21, 02:23 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,728
Posted By Aussie_Cyclist

I have frameless glasses with transition lenses....

I have frameless glasses with transition lenses. Never been a problem for me.
04-01-21, 02:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 897
Posted By Aussie_Cyclist

I'm considering trying out one with a cut out,...

I'm considering trying out one with a cut out, but wondered if it's too flexible?
04-01-21, 02:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 897
Posted By Aussie_Cyclist

That's the other added bonus for me as well.

That's the other added bonus for me as well.
04-01-21, 02:24 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 897
Posted By Aussie_Cyclist

For sure the B17 is a great saddle, but the C17...

For sure the B17 is a great saddle, but the C17 on my bike looks so slick
03-31-21, 12:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 897
Posted By Aussie_Cyclist

Brooks Cambium C17. It's a winner!

My previous bike had a Brooks B17 and I really enjoyed that saddle and it looked good too, it was a vintage style bike. I had no problems with it at all, but my new bike is a lot more modern with...
03-31-21, 11:11 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,168
Posted By Aussie_Cyclist

I tend to naturally pedal towards the middle of...

I tend to naturally pedal towards the middle of my foot. When I upgraded to the bike I now have, which is a larger frame than my previous bike, and after adjusting the saddle height I couldn't...
03-30-21, 09:57 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 30,022
Posted By Aussie_Cyclist

I have one bike. It's my commuter and my only...

I have one bike. It's my commuter and my only mode of transport, although I am considering getting a single speed.
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