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09-27-22, 08:59 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 506
Posted By 2old

The only argument here is from an individual who...

The only argument here is from an individual who is making comments that oppose state law in most of the US including the states of at least three of the individuals responding (maybe him too since I...
09-27-22, 07:05 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 506
Posted By tds101

And an ebike with a throttle is nothing like a...

And an ebike with a throttle is nothing like a motorcycle. But, as usual, you attempt to pull this pathetic argument out of your,...hat,...🤣🤣🤣
09-27-22, 06:56 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 506
Posted By tds101

Ah, here we go again with the "motorcycle"...

Ah, here we go again with the "motorcycle" stupidity again. :roflmao2:
09-27-22, 06:52 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 506
Posted By tds101

You're wasting our time with your ridiculousness.

You're wasting our time with your ridiculousness.
09-27-22, 07:47 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 506
Posted By KPREN

I see you as a huge threat and a threat to your...

I see you as a huge threat and a threat to your own possible future. Be careful what you want to overregulate.
I am part of a bicycle group that rides three days a week on MUP. There are currently...
09-26-22, 03:41 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 506
Posted By 2old

Sometimes individuals don't like to obey the law....

Sometimes individuals don't like to obey the law. In CA and at least half of the other states, bikes with throttles that are governed to 20 mph are classified as BICYCLES. To deny this is against the...
09-26-22, 01:32 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 506
Posted By KPREN

I take it you are not in the USA where bikes can...

I take it you are not in the USA where bikes can have throttles and still be classified as a bicycle.
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-31-22, 08:32 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,361
Posted By pinholecam

They should invite him back to this forum, since...

They should invite him back to this forum, since there is no perceived conflict of interest now.
I miss his inputs (and never found him to be promoting his stuff here )
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-20-22, 08:11 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,068
Posted By amyvegan

After reading everyone's advice, pro and con , I...

After reading everyone's advice, pro and con , I decided to get BB7 disc, esp. because i'm getting e-assist and will have some times riding downhill, loaded w/a trailer and rain. Thank you so much!!!
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-18-22, 07:28 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 649
Posted By amyvegan

PLEASE DO NOT go out of your way to take a photo....

PLEASE DO NOT go out of your way to take a photo.
I can imagine how it works. THANK YOU.
I have already received numerous examples of workable items so I'm good. Really, don't make this a a...
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-16-22, 06:09 AM
Replies: 297
Views: 57,748
Posted By BillyD

Ron, do you have anything to say other than...

Ron, do you have anything to say other than personal accusations? Otherwise . . . .
08-05-22, 04:44 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,861
Posted By MNebiker

Here in my state the statues state that the...

Here in my state the statues state that the driver of an electric-assisted bicycle must be at least 15. Logic says the same thing too.
08-05-22, 12:34 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,861
Posted By 2old

linberl, I think it was his second such accident.

linberl, I think it was his second such accident.
08-05-22, 09:14 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,861
Posted By 2old

My son has a Rad bike probably like the one...

My son has a Rad bike probably like the one described in the suit ($1,500 or so, non-folding). He rides it with his 80 pound daughter on the back without incident. It's fine as long as you realize...
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-04-22, 09:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 828
Posted By tds101

People constantly inject useless Brompton...

People constantly inject useless Brompton references in most posts. They can't seem to understand the fact that if you wanted a Brompton and it's kit, that you would have a Brompton. It's just how...
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-25-22, 01:50 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,620
Posted By vaultbrad

Disclaimer: I was a professional bike mechanic in...

Disclaimer: I was a professional bike mechanic in the past. I worked in a commuter centric shop and serviced/sold folders on occasion. Each service/new bike build included test rides.

Iíve test...
07-18-22, 09:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 579
Posted By 2old

I've had my LBS do that on a couple of builds...

I've had my LBS do that on a couple of builds where I didn't have the time to do it myself. However, check in advance. Some bike shops are not "e" fans. Bonus: you can have the shop use 14 ga spokes...
Forum: Recumbent
06-27-22, 01:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,308
Posted By rydabent

Yes trikes are a great destination machine. If...

Yes trikes are a great destination machine. If you go to a bike race or what ever, when you get there you have a lawn chair.
06-25-22, 09:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 448
Posted By tds101

The Jupiter Bike Discovery X5 is actually a cool,...

The Jupiter Bike Discovery X5 is actually a cool, small, light weight ebike for a commuter. Easy to handle as well,... Solid price at Costco too. I posted the pics so you could get an idea of the...
06-03-22, 05:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,083
Posted By tds101

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05-30-22, 09:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 496
Posted By tds101

Someone needs a bit of an attitude...

Someone needs a bit of an attitude "adjustment",... :notamused:
05-26-22, 09:23 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,451
Posted By 2old

I built a fine riding if a little ponderous...

I built a fine riding if a little ponderous errand bike using my 1985 Fuji Mt Fuji MTB, BBS02 and four pound seat bag battery. It goes about 15 miles since the PAS is at level 3 (of 9) or less when...
05-18-22, 04:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 545
Posted By 2old

All above sounds like what I've used, that is to...

All above sounds like what I've used, that is to charge to 100% every few months to allow the cells to balance, never let the battery drain completely (it was unavoidable once and dropped to 10% or...
Forum: Recumbent
04-19-22, 03:14 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,275
Posted By 10 Wheels

More ...

More
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Forum: Recumbent
03-19-22, 01:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,157
Posted By PhilWinIL

When we cleaned out my inlaw's garage, we came...

When we cleaned out my inlaw's garage, we came across a Sun EZ-3 three wheeler. Like the EZ-1 I have, it has a heavy frame, but when you are seated on it you are at the almost the same level as...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-13-22, 08:05 PM
Replies: 1,200
Views: 866,125
Posted By smallwheeler

I'M BACK, BABY! ...

I'M BACK, BABY!

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Forum: Folding Bikes
03-07-22, 09:45 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 5,802
Posted By Pinigis

The initial version will be chromoly, but we may...

The initial version will be chromoly, but we may add aluminum later.
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-06-22, 09:08 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 5,802
Posted By Pinigis

Fear not! We are working on bringing the Swift...

Fear not! We are working on bringing the Swift back! We are working with the original designer (Peter Reich) and are in the early stages of developing a new variant with his input. It will...
12-28-21, 09:14 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,831
Posted By jon c.

Damn, that's ugly.

Damn, that's ugly.
12-14-21, 05:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,471
Posted By 2old

To add, building (for me) is a fun hobby; if...

To add, building (for me) is a fun hobby; if there are problems, you probably can detect & correct them; the system usually doesn't require proprietary parts (check the price to replace a battery on...
12-11-21, 11:17 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,067
Posted By 2old

Always appreciate your comments. I'm in the...

Always appreciate your comments. I'm in the recreational camp, so don't leave my bike. When we go on vacation, it's MTB (no "e"), so any loss would be easier to assimilate. Seems as though...
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-06-21, 12:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,379
Posted By tds101

The issue people have w/Tern (I'm a Tern owner as...

The issue people have w/Tern (I'm a Tern owner as well) is their response. They lied, attempted to cover up, even silence people who've had catastrophic frame failures. People would up being injured,...
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-05-21, 10:26 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,379
Posted By wesgreen

After Tern's long history of frame breaks, and...

After Tern's long history of frame breaks, and the way they dealt with it, I'll never buy a bike from them.
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-03-21, 08:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 997
Posted By FolderBeholder

I think so too….helps streamline/implement sales...

I think so too….helps streamline/implement sales to those less willing to wait, or somewhat less particular about color, componentry etc. VS. having those potential clients go away and buy elsewhere...
06-23-21, 01:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,623
Posted By northernjeep

If it sounds too good to be true, it usually is.

If it sounds too good to be true, it usually is.
05-28-21, 08:33 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,103
Posted By 2old

The bike that might satisfy all your requirements...

The bike that might satisfy all your requirements is a Gocycle, but don't let it out of your sight. I've seen them in shops and bike shows (pre-COVID) and they're fantastic, light and expensive.
05-20-21, 01:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,554
Posted By Riveting

In Colorado, Class 1 and Class 2 are allowed on...

In Colorado, Class 1 and Class 2 are allowed on bike paths, Class 3 are not. I agree with this. IMHO, nobody on a trail/path needs power assist above 20 mph.
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-10-21, 07:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 743
Posted By rhenning

Call them and they will talk you through it. ...

Call them and they will talk you through it. They have an 800 number and are very helpful. The problem will be they have used many different kinds of headsets over the years. I am sure my 1995ish...
04-15-21, 06:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,646
Posted By cat0020

Maybe that's why nobody is giving you a Rad...

Maybe that's why nobody is giving you a Rad Mission?

Single speed e-bike may not suit your purpose, but plenty of other people can use it without the complication of shifting gears while cycling....
02-24-21, 07:49 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 15,270
Posted By kayakindude

Weather finally cooperated in New England and was...

Weather finally cooperated in New England and was able to get a solid test in. It was about 45 degrees out and we rode 18 miles, clocking in on the hour.

Test was on the tandem pulling a trailer....
02-15-21, 11:57 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 15,270
Posted By 2old

+1; E-bikes aren't "one type fits all" although...

+1; E-bikes aren't "one type fits all" although some are capable of multi-use. I rode a Faraday (out of business, but light, well-manufactured front hub drives) and discovered it was pretty competent...
02-09-21, 02:33 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 15,270
Posted By kayakindude

New PAS system arrived today. ...

New PAS system arrived today.
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Great that the company provides support...
01-16-21, 09:52 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,424
Posted By tdonline

Checked the website and the Step-thru version is...

Checked the website and the Step-thru version is 46 pounds. Maybe a little lighter relative to other ebikes but 46 pounds is pretty hefty to carry up stairs.
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-29-20, 04:50 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 9,481
Posted By Winfried

Just wrap the box, and say it's a wheelchair. ...

Just wrap the box, and say it's a wheelchair.

Worked for me occasionally :-p
12-25-20, 09:44 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,424
Posted By 2old

For my part I've been enjoying Linberl's reports...

For my part I've been enjoying Linberl's reports since the beginning. The comments have always seemed well reasoned to me, although as an off road enthusiast (don't want to be a hood ornament which...
12-22-20, 11:02 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,424
Posted By 2old

linberl, Amen, some of us like to pedal.

linberl, Amen, some of us like to pedal.
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-30-20, 12:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,110
Posted By tds101

LOL!!! A boy can dream,...:D

LOL!!! A boy can dream,...:D
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-29-20, 12:58 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,602
Posted By bike.gang.uk

Ok,so its the narrow tyres you are looking for....

Ok,so its the narrow tyres you are looking for. We have One pair Joseph Kuosac Strozzapreti fitted with our demo wheels on shelf, almost brand new. You can have them if you like (in exchange for some...
10-22-20, 03:45 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 15,270
Posted By kayakindude

Finally got an update. After a 4 day wait for a...

Finally got an update. After a 4 day wait for a reply to my less than happy why haven't I heard anything email, I received the following-
...
10-07-20, 09:22 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 15,270
Posted By 2old

Agree with you. Seems as though some reputable...

Agree with you. Seems as though some reputable companies use a crowd fund to gauge interest in a new product. Just for information, my first kit six years ago, a 350w, 36V front hub system (and now...
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