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04-20-23, 11:20 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,148
Posted By mpetry912

remember that the bottom of the e-bike market is...

remember that the bottom of the e-bike market is littered with off brand junk that may end up being completely unserviceable when a critical part like the controller fails.

Also many of the...
03-24-23, 12:10 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,516
Posted By wolfchild

You think $ 50.00 is a lot ?...I just purchased a...

You think $ 50.00 is a lot ?...I just purchased a pair of WTB Raddler tires in a 700 x 44 size for $ 93.00 per tire. Yeah tires are freaking expensive here in Canada.
03-24-23, 11:11 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,516
Posted By Iride01

You must be getting the more expensive version of...

You must be getting the more expensive version of the GP 5000.

Bike Closet has several models of GP 5000 for just $45 USD.

https://bikecloset.com/product-category/accessories/tires/

But I...
03-20-23, 12:41 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 5,028
Posted By terrymorse

Old habits die hard.

Old habits die hard.
03-20-23, 06:53 AM
Replies: 204
Views: 5,028
Posted By Maelochs

Ride the bike. If you feel like you need more...

Ride the bike. If you feel like you need more air, add some. If you feel like you have to much, let some out. If it feels okay, it is okay.

Move on.
03-16-23, 08:38 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,666
Posted By VegasJen

Stupidity and impatience could have killed me today.

But not mine.

I was out on a ride today and I'm on the shoulder of the highway heading into town. Coming at me heading out of town was a semi-tanker. Behind the tanker was a (stupid and...
03-10-23, 09:53 AM
Replies: 279
Views: 7,227
Posted By rydabent

Just so everyone knows

A vast number of threads on this forum would make everyone think that speed is the holy grail of cycling. I contend it is not. I say that the vast majority of cyclist just ride for the enjoyment...
03-09-23, 09:01 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,932
Posted By Moe Zhoost

You know, most of my hub motor friends bring this...

You know, most of my hub motor friends bring this up every time that I talk about my mid-drive preference. My answer is "no, not in my experience" and further I can't imagine using just pedal or...
03-04-23, 07:22 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 2,821
Posted By livedarklions

Are you sure it wasn't your cats? Point...

Are you sure it wasn't your cats?

Point well-taken, though. Chains aren't made to be twisted, so of course it's going to feel and sound weird.
02-22-23, 10:15 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,559
Posted By cat0020

Lectric is getting into the cargo ebike game with...

Lectric is getting into the cargo ebike game with $1400 & $1700 offers.
Looks like good value to me.

https://ebikeescape.com/lectric-xpedition-review/
...
02-21-23, 12:07 PM
Replies: 380
Views: 11,990
Posted By MaxKatt

Kinda like football. My Mother always told me...

Kinda like football. My Mother always told me "if you have to wear a helmet, you probably shouldn't be doing it."
02-18-23, 07:10 AM
Replies: 841
Views: 21,326
Posted By Jeff Neese

I don't know about an ounce = a pound, exactly,...

I don't know about an ounce = a pound, exactly, but hopefully you do realize the truth behind that saying. Rotational weight in the wheels is a much greater factor than the static weight of the...
02-17-23, 09:35 PM
Replies: 841
Views: 21,326
Posted By rosefarts

So if you throw a bunch of nonsense in with a...

So if you throw a bunch of nonsense in with a couple objective facts, did you think we wouldnít notice?
02-17-23, 08:56 PM
Replies: 841
Views: 21,326
Posted By Chuck M

Fat middle age men look fine in lycra.

Fat middle age men look fine in lycra.
02-13-23, 04:48 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,559
Posted By linberl

Basic stuff: rear hub motors are a pain when,...

Basic stuff: rear hub motors are a pain when, not if, you get a flat. so either go with a mid-drive or make your rear tire impervious (tannus liners or something equally protective). avoid...
Forum: Commuting
02-10-23, 02:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 668
Posted By romanlotus

My commuter bike today

Great day for commuting, 59į in Jersey City
https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x901/16760603829917962576046473117564_78c638f20a8f4e96aacab03584d12664c2ffd8c1.jpg
02-06-23, 04:33 PM
Replies: 380
Views: 11,990
Posted By Eric F

Look to me like a high probability that the...

Look to me like a high probability that the seatpost clamp was cranked down too tight. A crash causing excess irregular forces on the seatpost could also be a significant contributor. Being above...
01-16-23, 06:11 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 7,282
Posted By Jughed

That would get you retail prices - not the...

That would get you retail prices - not the production costs.

What is the production cost differences between bikes that cost 2, 5, 10 or 14k retail?

Not much.

Engineering, tooling, testing...
01-16-23, 04:14 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 7,282
Posted By Chuck Naill

I preferred the first picture of the bike.

I preferred the first picture of the bike.
01-16-23, 04:04 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 8,034
Posted By rosefarts

I canít imagine a scenario or friend group that...

I canít imagine a scenario or friend group that would consider 6 beers a day normal.

I have a rowdy friend group. Climbers, rafters, skiers, and even brewers. Nobody drinks that much. Reading this...
01-16-23, 03:44 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 7,282
Posted By Kontact

There are carbon framesets you can buy new for...

There are carbon framesets you can buy new for $500. There are groupsets that cost $150. There are all carbon trispoke wheelsets that cost $500. And that includes the profit.

Substituting some...
01-16-23, 02:51 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 7,282
Posted By badger1

... because 16 pages (and still going) on this...

... because 16 pages (and still going) on this isn't enough.
https://www.bikeforums.net/general-cycling-discussion/1266135-how-can-14-000-bicycle-possibly-worth-money.html
01-13-23, 05:25 AM
Replies: 663
Views: 16,560
Posted By wolfchild

It's impulse purchasing where people buy things...

It's impulse purchasing where people buy things that they don't need, just to try and impress others...Out in the real world nobody is impressed and gives a damn about your expensive bike. It's...
01-13-23, 03:07 AM
Replies: 663
Views: 16,560
Posted By Jughed

Pick up truck analogy. base model work truck...

Pick up truck analogy.

base model work truck - 40k.

same truck with 2-3k worth of buttons and gadgets- 85k.

The upgraded truck isn’t worth the extra 45k, but people are happy to pay for them.
01-13-23, 12:05 AM
Replies: 663
Views: 16,560
Posted By Russ Roth

They're not, people have just been suckered into...

They're not, people have just been suckered into believing it. Was looking at a similar trek and probably the same specialized. Assuming a 3,000 wheelset using Enve or Zipp rims, king, DT, I9, white...
01-12-23, 07:46 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 4,343
Posted By Kontact

Because you'll pay $10.

Because you'll pay $10.
01-12-23, 06:08 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 4,343
Posted By Trakhak

Sorry to continue the thread, but: For the...

Sorry to continue the thread, but:

For the last 20 years or so I've bought 24-oz bottles of Gatorade to use on the bike. Clear, with a twist-open nozzle, fits snugly in a bottle cage. Cost is...
01-12-23, 04:24 PM
Replies: 722
Views: 19,942
Posted By veganbikes

Older bikes can be quite a bit more interesting,...

Older bikes can be quite a bit more interesting, then "wow you have an aero frame that looks like the other aero frames so cool". I have had a few customers who had some really interesting stuff...
01-08-23, 10:34 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,854
Posted By rsbob

There is nothing wrong with mourning the loss of...

There is nothing wrong with mourning the loss of artistic expression. So much is being homogenized these days in the name of cost savings or survivability. I have vintage Campy Chorus which is...
01-07-23, 07:08 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,613
Posted By Shadco

I think a lot of folks bought a Chinese frame...

I think a lot of folks bought a Chinese frame without realizing they bought a Chinese frame.

.
01-07-23, 03:11 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,405
Posted By Shadco

Well Iíve gone and done it, New Look Frame

After fretting about my options for a few months I have decided on an Endurance type of ride to augment my Gunnar Roadie.

My order is in for a Look 765 Optimum in medium Satin Black.

...
Forum: Commuting
12-19-22, 11:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 961
Posted By noglider

re-commuting

... to coin a word.

I have a steady job now for the first time in a long time. I've change careers from IT to K-12 education. It's super exciting.

Teaching is different in many ways, and one of...
12-17-22, 07:07 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 5,770
Posted By Polaris OBark

Thank you for doing the right thing!

Thank you for doing the right thing!
10-19-22, 12:29 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,523
Posted By livedarklions

You're all wrong. Contractions are what occur...

You're all wrong. Contractions are what occur prior to giving birth.
10-18-22, 09:58 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,523
Posted By genejockey

This reminds me of a Simpson's episode about the...

This reminds me of a Simpson's episode about the internet boom/bust of the late 90s. Bart gets a job with an internet startup creating content, getting paid in stock options. Of course is all comes...
10-17-22, 05:35 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,523
Posted By Trakhak

Picking up an order at a bike parts distributor's...

Picking up an order at a bike parts distributor's warehouse in New Haven in about 1974, I asked the warehouse manager how the business was going. He said that the owners had ordered and recently...
10-17-22, 02:41 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,523
Posted By mstateglfr

That seems like a distinction without a...

That seems like a distinction without a difference. I get what you are asking, but in the end they had hired employees and not just temporary or seasonal workers.
If there is an expansion, as you...
08-27-22, 05:27 PM
Replies: 1,258
Views: 41,211
Posted By csport

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/526x517/moneygone_b3cc8805174d9c5ed13015d9e1742931a235ee25.png
Could not resist.
Of course Moneygone does not mean that it is a waste of money.
08-27-22, 03:40 PM
Replies: 1,258
Views: 41,211
Posted By icemilkcoffee

Bottled soda. Now there is a waste of money.

Bottled soda. Now there is a waste of money.
08-27-22, 02:26 PM
Replies: 1,258
Views: 41,211
Posted By brianmcg123

Lol at using a water bottle. I tow a hose behind...

Lol at using a water bottle. I tow a hose behind me. Free.
08-27-22, 02:23 PM
Replies: 1,258
Views: 41,211
Posted By Broctoon

Iíll second that. GMC Denali bikes and Kent...

Iíll second that. GMC Denali bikes and Kent whatevers are the same category. A $200 bike that will not work well even when new, and will not last through three seasons of serious riding. Thatís a...
08-27-22, 02:09 PM
Replies: 1,258
Views: 41,211
Posted By Murray Missile

Roadmaster bikes from WalMart.

Roadmaster bikes from WalMart.
Forum: Recumbent
08-04-22, 10:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 646
Posted By newbert

Well, to answer your questions: I was pretty...

Well, to answer your questions: I was pretty sure that I would do a lot of triking when I was shopping for my first trike. I definitely wanted e-assist because I live in a pretty hilly area. ...
07-04-22, 05:09 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 3,889
Posted By tempocyclist

They are probably not getting as good a "workout"...

They are probably not getting as good a "workout" as you, but perhaps that's not their goal. Maybe they simply want some fresh air? Or to get from A-to-B without sweating?

The way I see it, every...
Forum: Fatbikes
06-05-22, 04:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,526
Posted By Chris!

1st fatbike

Been thinking about a fat bike for about 6 months now. Pulled the trigger yesterday! 2022 Kona Wo. Can't wait to get out there....
Forum: Recumbent
05-14-22, 09:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,016
Posted By 10 Wheels

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Get a Used Greenspeed Magnum w a kids trailer .
04-26-22, 09:37 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,068
Posted By cat0020

Yeah, if only this XP Premium has cast wheels,...

Yeah, if only this XP Premium has cast wheels, I'd be all over it.
My Lectric XP 2.0 is experiencing loose spokes with only 550 miles on it.

I feel that the XP Premium can also have narrower...
Forum: Recumbent
04-08-22, 01:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,168
Posted By cat0020

This is what I've seen: ...

This is what I've seen:
https://i.imgur.com/AEcNYRz.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/n64B9iy.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/LYLTajo.jpg
Forum: Recumbent
04-08-22, 07:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,168
Posted By VegasTriker

I would have to add a hitch to my Scion XB in...

I would have to add a hitch to my Scion XB in order to use a rack like the one you linked to. Instead I did some minor modifications to an old Rhode Gear bike rack to carry my Catrike 700 well above...
Forum: Recumbent
03-23-22, 11:25 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,075
Posted By rydabent

I put a Bfang electric motor on my tadpole trike....

I put a Bfang electric motor on my tadpole trike. Yes the motor is mounted in the front BB, and the battery is mounted behind the seat. It has 9 levels of assist and a thumb throttle. I have...
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