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03-12-20, 06:50 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,040
Posted By Buglady

I have the Bosch Performance Line CX drive unit...

I have the Bosch Performance Line CX drive unit on my commuter bike, and I tried out the EMTB mode to see what it was like. It was interesting and I can definitely see how it would be great for...
02-12-20, 02:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,577
Posted By Buglady

My experience with a class 1 e-bike (assistance...

My experience with a class 1 e-bike (assistance up to 32 km/hr; 20 mph) is that it is plenty fast enough for in-city commuting and errands - and I am not a novice rider afraid of speed! I used to be...
01-14-20, 07:11 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 14,208
Posted By Buglady

Bike mechanic (7 years full time in a pro shop)...

Bike mechanic (7 years full time in a pro shop) and 12 year Calgary winter commuter - KMC rust resistant chains and Prolink chain lubricant are my top recommendations for the conditions here. And...
01-14-20, 02:38 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 16,152
Posted By Buglady

I have a pair of these and they're fantastic. I...

I have a pair of these and they're fantastic. I bought them for winter Girl Guide camps (because I am, apparently, insane) and then wore them for several winters of commuting by bike and bus in...
12-21-19, 02:42 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 13,488
Posted By Buglady

Full time bike mechanic in Calgary since 2012...

Full time bike mechanic in Calgary since 2012 (and year round rider since 2007) - I have mounted hundreds if not thousands of studded tires on a wide variety of rims. Certain tire brands *are* stiff...
12-04-19, 08:40 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 24,350
Posted By Buglady

Whoops! Double post, sorry

Whoops! Double post, sorry
12-04-19, 08:37 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 24,350
Posted By Buglady

I have a Bosch mid-drive with a derailleur system...

I have a Bosch mid-drive with a derailleur system on the rear, and it works really well in moderate amounts of snow (up to 10cm). I find that having the pedal assist rather than throttle gives me...
11-27-19, 10:02 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,472
Posted By Buglady

We're under a snowfall warning in Calgary, and...

We're under a snowfall warning in Calgary, and most of the province actually. It started yesterday, light but persistent snowfall that built up to about 10 cm; this afternoon it started coming down...
11-23-19, 05:10 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,867
Posted By Buglady

Jim, I have been riding year round in Calgary for...

Jim, I have been riding year round in Calgary for twelve years. I haven't owned a car since 2005.

Regurgitation of posts is unnecessary.
11-23-19, 05:07 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,930
Posted By Buglady

I'm recovering from abdominal surgery and a...

I'm recovering from abdominal surgery and a chronic illness that took me off the bike in 2016. I was well enough to get back on my road bike six months after surgery in 2017, but I had lost so much...
11-19-19, 07:51 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,867
Posted By Buglady

Dunno about that "no bad weather" thing, at least...

Dunno about that "no bad weather" thing, at least in Calgary... it's currently puking down snow that is melting and then refreezing into a spectacularly disgusting and difficult to navigate mess.
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Forum: Commuting
11-15-19, 03:42 PM
Replies: 398
Views: 61,944
Posted By Buglady

WHOOPS!!! I'm normally really careful about that...

WHOOPS!!! I'm normally really careful about that :o

On the other hand, e-bikes have changed quite a bit in the past 4 years so maybe it's worth a new conversation!
Forum: Commuting
11-12-19, 09:09 PM
Replies: 398
Views: 61,944
Posted By Buglady

My e-bike is the only reason I still CAN be a...

My e-bike is the only reason I still CAN be a cycle commuter. Invisible disabilities ******g SUCK, by the way, but I am glad I can still get out and enjoy my rides with a bit of electric assist.
...
11-12-19, 08:43 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 13,398
Posted By Buglady

Not necessarily - the Continental Top Contact...

Not necessarily - the Continental Top Contact Winter tires are surprisingly grippy even on smooth ice. You definitely can't expect sudden stops or sharp turns, but you're not going to slide out...
10-04-19, 08:19 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,024
Posted By Buglady

It snowed a foot in Calgary a week ago. Am not...

It snowed a foot in Calgary a week ago. Am not happy
06-04-07, 01:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 21,849
Posted By Buglady

Update: LBS didn't have any springs (and I...

Update: LBS didn't have any springs (and I couldn't get the brake apart to get the spring out anyway) but they did have a spare pair of the same brakes from someone doing an upgrade, and sold them to...
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