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Forum: Northeast 06-21-16, 07:42 PM
Replies: 377
Views: 32,500
Posted By flattie
I was searching for some news on the new bikes...

I was searching for some news on the new bikes and stumbled on this. This might explain the 2 variants of the Sturmey Archer bikes that seem to be out there.

Gothamist On Problems With New...
Forum: Northeast 06-21-16, 07:33 PM
Replies: 377
Views: 32,500
Posted By flattie
Setting aside the CVT version which I've yet to...

Setting aside the CVT version which I've yet to see - at this time there are 3 versions out there.

1 - Old style with Shimano Nexus shifter. These are still the most common.
2 - Sturmey Archer...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 02-26-16, 08:07 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,273
Posted By flattie
Take a look at the Jamis Aurora. A few years...

Take a look at the Jamis Aurora. A few years back I bought their Jamis Bosanova (since discontinued) and I've been quite happy with it. Steel framed, disc brakes, carbon fiber fork. I weigh in...
Forum: Living Car Free 02-07-16, 04:15 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,018
Posted By flattie
New York City has a bikeshare program that is...

New York City has a bikeshare program that is used quite heavily. It launched in May of 2013. There is a running thread in a regional forum you can read through if you like...
Forum: Northeast 01-12-16, 07:12 PM
Replies: 377
Views: 32,500
Posted By flattie
I logged 10 trips the week of December 7 to...

I logged 10 trips the week of December 7 to December 11. Each trip averaged around 3.75 miles and ranged between 18 and 24 minutes.

For perspective - since I became a citibike member in May 2013 I...
Forum: Northeast 01-03-16, 12:38 PM
Replies: 980
Views: 71,019
Posted By flattie
After a few close calls on an @ 17 mile out and...

After a few close calls on an @ 17 mile out and back that took me through Island Park and Long Beach on the way to Point Lookout I've begun making the trip over to Cedar Creek Park (by car) to enjoy...
Forum: Commuting 01-01-16, 05:36 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,053
Posted By flattie
Not true. The old Citibikes were shimano. The...

Not true. The old Citibikes were shimano. The new Citibikes use Strumey Archer internal gear hubs. The gearing is much better than the Shimano Nexus.

America?s Biggest Bike-Share Operator Now...
Forum: Northeast 12-31-15, 07:55 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,457
Posted By flattie
This probably doesn't quite meet your criteria...

This probably doesn't quite meet your criteria but I will throw it out there anyway. Acadia National Park in Maine has @ 50 miles of carriage trails that are closed to motor vehicles. I've only...
Forum: Commuting 10-29-15, 08:01 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,798
Posted By flattie
Check out the planet bike spok lights. I have a...

Check out the planet bike spok lights. I have a white and red, mounted with velcro to my helmet. Quite light weight. I do not rely on these as the sole means of "being seen" lights. I do like...
Forum: Northeast 10-12-15, 06:20 PM
Replies: 377
Views: 32,500
Posted By flattie
The station map on the citibikenyc website...

The station map on the citibikenyc website updates in near real time. No special app needed - just an internet connection which I imagine most people with a smartphone have.
...
Forum: Northeast 10-11-15, 05:21 PM
Replies: 377
Views: 32,500
Posted By flattie
Raises hand. I would be on the subway if it...

Raises hand. I would be on the subway if it weren't for citibike. It's done wonders in terms of being able to relax - both heading to work and heading home. Something piling on an already crowded...
Forum: Northeast 07-25-15, 06:19 AM
Replies: 377
Views: 32,500
Posted By flattie
Looks like the expansion of service area is going...

Looks like the expansion of service area is going to become a reality.
...
Forum: Commuting 07-19-15, 06:52 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,561
Posted By flattie
I ride a bikeshare bike for my commute so rather...

I ride a bikeshare bike for my commute so rather than rely on the front and rear led's built into the bike frame I prefer to add lights to my helmet. This time of year I don't use them but once it's...
Forum: Northeast 06-18-15, 08:22 PM
Replies: 377
Views: 32,500
Posted By flattie
So I was trying to find out which Sturmey Archer...

So I was trying to find out which Sturmey Archer hub was on the new bike and googling lead me to a PDF you can see here which is a pretty good overview of the bike that is being built by Motivate.
...
Forum: Northeast 06-17-15, 07:20 AM
Replies: 377
Views: 32,500
Posted By flattie
My morning commute featured a new model citibike...

My morning commute featured a new model citibike today. There's some info on the citibike webpage that describes the changes ...
Forum: Commuting 05-15-15, 07:49 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 5,095
Posted By flattie
I wear a dress shirt and pants at work. I leave...

I wear a dress shirt and pants at work. I leave my dress shoes at work and carry my work clothes in a messenger bag. If I fold my clothes carefully I find that they don't get all that wrinkled. I...
Forum: Northeast 04-03-15, 06:14 PM
Replies: 377
Views: 32,500
Posted By flattie
So after the weekend shutdown for maintenance of...

So after the weekend shutdown for maintenance of the system it looks like they upgraded/changed the software. When I login to my account now they have some higher level summary stats that are pretty...
Forum: Northeast 07-25-14, 07:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 776
Posted By flattie
Thanks. I saw your other thread - hope your...

Thanks. I saw your other thread - hope your shoulder is feeling better. PS - get yourself a cell phone mount for your handlebars so you can just glance down instead of fishing for something in your...
Forum: Northeast 07-25-14, 07:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 776
Posted By flattie
Close call today on Brooklyn Bridge

Traveling from Brooklyn to Manhattan today I had a close call thanks to another cyclist. Coming off the bridge approaching Center Street I slowed down and stayed on the bike path that bends north...
Forum: Northeast 06-22-14, 06:28 PM
Replies: 980
Views: 71,019
Posted By flattie
Sorry I should have been clear - I figured the...

Sorry I should have been clear - I figured the odds of it being someone on here were somewhere in the neighborhood of me going home with Mila Kunis and Angelina Jolie at the same time.

So please...
Forum: Northeast 06-22-14, 06:11 PM
Replies: 980
Views: 71,019
Posted By flattie
So you were the guy I saw taking the right lane...

So you were the guy I saw taking the right lane of the Loop Parkway southbound from Meadowbrook to Pt Lookout today around 11am? Aerobars or not you're not maintaining 55mph. Guy had no idea how...
Forum: Commuting 05-11-14, 06:51 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,332
Posted By flattie
Where is your office in Manhattan? If it's in...

Where is your office in Manhattan? If it's in Midtown have you considered taking the LIRR to Atlantic Terminal Brooklyn and then grabbing a Citibike to finish your commute? From Brooklyn to Midtown...
Forum: Northeast 04-01-14, 05:56 PM
Replies: 377
Views: 32,500
Posted By flattie
Pretty neat data visualization showing use by...

Pretty neat data visualization showing use by riders with annual memberships vs. those buying a daily/short term pass. I don't know why they are so surprised to see the bikes being used by people as...
Forum: Northeast 03-10-14, 04:58 PM
Replies: 377
Views: 32,500
Posted By flattie
Apparently someone feels the same way and figured...

Apparently someone feels the same way and figured out a way to add an electric motor to a citibike.

How It Feels to Ride an Electric Citibike...
Forum: Northeast 03-07-14, 09:54 PM
Replies: 377
Views: 32,500
Posted By flattie
Various news outlets are suggesting a rate hike...

Various news outlets are suggesting a rate hike is coming.

http://gothamist.com/2014Despite fevered assurances that the (http://gothamist.com/2014/03/07/citi_bike_rate_increase.php)bankruptcy of...
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