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Forum: Touring 07-24-16, 08:48 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,058
Posted By Robert C
I am 5'6" and I generally ride a 52; but I was...

I am 5'6" and I generally ride a 52; but I was looking at LHT and the only thing there was for me to test ride was a 54. I didn't feel bad; but due to the conditions it was a very short test ride....
Forum: Touring 07-23-16, 10:00 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 612
Posted By Robert C
Thanks, I was wondering if anyone was going to...

Thanks, I was wondering if anyone was going to clear up the bit of nonsense about, "church and state." If you are about a lot at night, you will notice that, contrary to what some were posting, the...
Forum: Commuting 07-23-16, 09:58 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 539
Posted By Robert C
I even like the electronic control on the IGH. I...

I even like the electronic control on the IGH. I use belt drive on my commuter and am sold on it. it is the extra stuff, the losses due to styling, that make the bike unsuitable, for me, as a...
Forum: Commuting 07-22-16, 09:44 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 539
Posted By Robert C
^^^^^ It is an interesting looking bike; but I...

^^^^^
It is an interesting looking bike; but I really have no idea who it is suited for. As stated, the lack of any type of rack mounts, and the rider position, along with its overall geometry, make...
Forum: Touring 07-21-16, 07:29 PM
Replies: 357
Views: 7,948
Posted By Robert C
If you were to log in there, you would find that...

If you were to log in there, you would find that what they are discussing are not e-bikes. You would have better luck at endless sphere (https://endless-sphere.com/forums/viewforum.php?f=21)....
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 07-21-16, 03:16 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 4,094
Posted By Robert C
I know this is out of sync with most here; but I...

I know this is out of sync with most here; but I feel that it has people outside, doing something they find fun. Sure there are some real stupid stories; however, if this many people just decided to...
Forum: Road Cycling 07-21-16, 10:29 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 865
Posted By Robert C
Will it work in sync with the Garmin camera,...

Will it work in sync with the Garmin camera, turning a rear facing camera on when a car is approaching and then off when there is no need for a rear facing camera?
Forum: Electric Bikes 07-20-16, 03:46 PM
Replies: 291
Views: 17,665
Posted By Robert C
This was before California clarified the status...

This was before California clarified the status of e-bikes with the recent law.
Forum: Introductions 07-20-16, 01:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 155
Posted By Robert C
Hi, I lived in Taizhou, which is in Jiangsu, for...

Hi, I lived in Taizhou, which is in Jiangsu, for a couple of years. My bigger rides there consisted of riding to Nanjing a couple of times and out to the coast once.
Forum: Touring 07-20-16, 09:02 AM
Replies: 357
Views: 7,948
Posted By Robert C
Again, this is taking us far from touring and...

Again, this is taking us far from touring and should be addressed in the proper subforum.

I am in the US and here there is no "status appeal" to an auto. In the US there are, generally, two groups...
Forum: Touring 07-20-16, 07:32 AM
Replies: 357
Views: 7,948
Posted By Robert C
The societal dangers of people leaving their car...

The societal dangers of people leaving their car at home?
The adverse side effects of people going for an e-bike ride in the evening and getting their heart rate up a bit?

Or, as someone above...
Forum: Touring 07-19-16, 06:05 PM
Replies: 357
Views: 7,948
Posted By Robert C
Lazy is relative. I have been asked why I ride a...

Lazy is relative. I have been asked why I ride a bike to work, I tell people that I am too lazy to walk from the parking lot. I have been asked why I ride a recumbent, again, I have responded that I...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 07-19-16, 06:00 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 754
Posted By Robert C
The two are not related. One deals with basic...

The two are not related. One deals with basic fitness, the other deals with impairment.
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 07-19-16, 04:23 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 754
Posted By Robert C
I have long advocated requiring the department of...

I have long advocated requiring the department of transportation's physical exam of all drivers. After all, if a person is not physically fit to drive, then they are not physically fit to drive.
Forum: Commuting 07-19-16, 01:50 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,142
Posted By Robert C
My commute is just under 3 mi. each way if I take...

My commute is just under 3 mi. each way if I take a direct route. Yes, I know some will say, "just walk," I am not going to walk it, for me walking hurts.
Forum: Electric Bikes 07-19-16, 01:30 PM
Replies: 291
Views: 17,665
Posted By Robert C
I do understand the point being made that th...

I do understand the point being made that th e-bike fails to present a compelling advantage. Note, I didn't say that it doesn't have an advantage, just that it fails to present one.

I still feel...
Forum: Touring 07-19-16, 01:09 PM
Replies: 357
Views: 7,948
Posted By Robert C
I have been of the opinion that all of these...

I have been of the opinion that all of these recent e-bike discussions, that have been posted in the touring sub-forum, should have been moved to the e-bike sub-forum. However, it isn't my decision....
Forum: Electric Bikes 07-19-16, 12:50 PM
Replies: 291
Views: 17,665
Posted By Robert C
I can beat that. I asked about e-bike parking...

I can beat that. I asked about e-bike parking when I was at CSU Chico. I was told that it had to be parked in a motorcycle space with a motorcycle permit. It was also forbidden to attach (lock) it to...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 07-18-16, 05:30 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 2,434
Posted By Robert C
The trail that I live next to, and use frequently...

The trail that I live next to, and use frequently (http://jordanrivercommission.com/jordan-river-parkway-trail-map/), has a 15mph speed limit (10mph on bridges and boardwalk). Most of it woks well....
Forum: Commuting 07-18-16, 02:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 804
Posted By Robert C
She has the Rohloff IGH. It should be an easy...

She has the Rohloff IGH. It should be an easy swap. The only real issue is getting the pulleys and the belt size right.
Forum: Electric Bikes 07-18-16, 08:44 AM
Replies: 291
Views: 17,665
Posted By Robert C
I understand your point and I built my commuter...

I understand your point and I built my commuter e-bike. However, I quickly gathered from my co-workers, that they would never do such a thing.

First, they still see it as cycling to work, with...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 07-18-16, 08:26 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 2,434
Posted By Robert C
I have often wondered how a command word became a...

I have often wondered how a command word became a word for having people do the exact opposite.

"mumble mumble LEFT!" is, as you have mentioned, a good way to insure all but the most avid trail...
Forum: Introductions 07-17-16, 06:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 141
Posted By Robert C
I am a teacher at a middle school.

I am a teacher at a middle school.
Forum: Commuting 07-17-16, 08:19 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 804
Posted By Robert C
My daughter is bugging me to replace the chain on...

My daughter is bugging me to replace the chain on her bike (a R&E 6-Pack) with a belt. The bike breaks down so access is not a problem. Her reason for wanting this done is cleanliness.
Forum: Introductions 07-17-16, 08:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 141
Posted By Robert C
Welcome, during the school year I live in SW...

Welcome, during the school year I live in SW Kansas.
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