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Forum: Electric Bikes 12-06-15, 12:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 598
Posted By merckx_rider
Batteries are good for up to 10 plus years if...

Batteries are good for up to 10 plus years if properly maintained. If it was let go and dead then it's dead.

A special charger is needed - usually it is a matched pair - battery & charger.

You...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 11-13-15, 10:42 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,608
Posted By merckx_rider
badger1, You have NO RIGHT TO TELL ME WHERE...

badger1,

You have NO RIGHT TO TELL ME WHERE OR WHAT I CAN POST!! I am fully in my rights as a member of this forum to post a bicycle thread in the General Cycling Discussion.


The bold above...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 11-13-15, 04:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 975
Posted By merckx_rider
+1 on the bike theif I saw something very...

+1 on the bike theif

I saw something very similar on our local news and it was a thief's house.
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 11-13-15, 04:12 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,608
Posted By merckx_rider
Your signature pretty much sums it up for you. ...

Your signature pretty much sums it up for you.



Keep up the good work!!
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 11-13-15, 04:06 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,608
Posted By merckx_rider
Hey slick, most sail boats have motors. I...

Hey slick, most sail boats have motors.

I pedal this bike the same as you do yours. the motor is an 'assist' not the main power source. So whats up?
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 11-13-15, 03:42 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,608
Posted By merckx_rider
I see what the problem is. I live in Southern...

I see what the problem is. I live in Southern California, the birth place of some very cool stuff. People write songs about where I live. So, since this is the beginning of this trend I can see where...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 11-12-15, 02:27 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,608
Posted By merckx_rider
I remember the first mountain bike I saw. Wasn't...

I remember the first mountain bike I saw. Wasn't long after I got one for myself. I see a lot of posts from people that have never even seen one of these bikes up close. All I'm doing is giving you...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 11-12-15, 01:54 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,608
Posted By merckx_rider
Has anyone actually rode one of these Fat ebikes?

Has anyone actually rode one of these Fat ebikes?
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 11-12-15, 01:46 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,608
Posted By merckx_rider
+1 But that means any assisted bike... ...

+1

But that means any assisted bike...

Fat tires are something you have to experience to understand. I can take corners at top speed and feel totally confident of not falling. The traction and...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 11-12-15, 01:09 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,608
Posted By merckx_rider
Don't hate / kill the messenger!! I'm on...

Don't hate / kill the messenger!!

I'm on record:
One year ago I was a NO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

One can't stop progress.....

The future is here NOW....

Fat tire electric bikes ARE going to...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 11-11-15, 12:45 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,064
Posted By merckx_rider
I lost my favorite bike to a broken frame... RIP...

I lost my favorite bike to a broken frame... RIP old friends!!
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 11-11-15, 12:37 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,608
Posted By merckx_rider
The "Times" They Are A Changing

A year ago I would have thought I was crazy for what I'm about to say...

The standard pedal bicycle has seen it's day. Electric bicycles are going to take over. NOT just any electric bicycle but...
Forum: Electric Bikes 10-30-15, 03:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 626
Posted By merckx_rider
Cool pic. I guess his e-bike might go a...

Cool pic.

I guess his e-bike might go a little higher than mine -:lol:

I rode the Harley LiveWire, first-ever electric motorcycle from Harley Davidson. What a thrill. Fast and fun - quiet, just...
Forum: Electric Bikes 10-30-15, 02:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,526
Posted By merckx_rider
Not easy actually. I have fixed a flat on this...

Not easy actually. I have fixed a flat on this bike that way - but I did it in my workshop and hung the bike off the rafters to get the weight off the back tire. Also, I ride at night, finding a...
Forum: Electric Bikes 10-29-15, 01:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 626
Posted By merckx_rider
Gettin' Air on my Equalizer Electric Fat Tire Bike

I'm having the time of my life on this bike of mine. Really enjoying every ride. Bike rides great, go no hands for miles - the balance is perfect. Jump curbs. Carve corners like nothing I've ever...
Forum: Electric Bikes 10-29-15, 12:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,526
Posted By merckx_rider
Some very useful info, thanks everyone. The...

Some very useful info, thanks everyone.

The straight tube is a new one to me, I think used as one poster said, as an emergency replacement, probably the best.

My problem stems for a lack of...
Forum: Electric Bikes 10-13-15, 12:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,526
Posted By merckx_rider
Flat Repair - How To Never Do It Again

Hi Everyone,
I wore out my back tire, I have a rear hub motor bike. Long story short, it was a pain in the a$$ to replace it. i started to realize that it would be the same procedure if I flatted on...
Forum: Electric Bikes 08-11-15, 02:11 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,904
Posted By merckx_rider
Wink Not many people have access to some one of that...

Not many people have access to some one of that caliber. Sounds like you are very lucky. I really envy you.

As for an upgrade, now that I've been riding fat tire bikes, I will never go back to...
Forum: Electric Bikes 08-06-15, 05:45 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,904
Posted By merckx_rider
As for your shop - I wish you well!! At this...

As for your shop - I wish you well!! At this point the majority of your customers don't even know electric bikes are at the level they are. I've been following them for years but most of my biking...
Forum: Electric Bikes 08-06-15, 05:39 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,904
Posted By merckx_rider
Yeah - you can do that... I've heard mixed tales...

Yeah - you can do that... I've heard mixed tales of that kind of work. First - new paint will be needed. Next -I'm not a metallurgist but I do know, heating metal changes it. If I remember correctly,...
Forum: Electric Bikes 07-29-15, 01:58 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,904
Posted By merckx_rider
I can't imagine why someone has so much hatred...

I can't imagine why someone has so much hatred for this company??????
Here's a pic off their site of my display.
It clearly shows the quality of their products.
I can attest that the picture is...
Forum: Electric Bikes 07-29-15, 01:42 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,904
Posted By merckx_rider
First, thank you for your input. My bike is...

First, thank you for your input. My bike is loaded with features that make it a wonderful and fun ebike.

I make no assumptions that others don't like their bikes. Just the opposite, I hope you do...
Forum: Electric Bikes 07-28-15, 05:36 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,904
Posted By merckx_rider
I must work for Eddy Merckx Too since I'm a...

I must work for Eddy Merckx Too since I'm a shill....
You proved your intelligence in your posts... all of them.
You and your kit bike Hahaha both a joke.

Seems the "costs too much" folks...
Forum: Electric Bikes 07-28-15, 12:10 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,904
Posted By merckx_rider
Thanks!! Speed limiter kicks in at 22.5 mph....

Thanks!!

Speed limiter kicks in at 22.5 mph. I cruise along easily at 20 mph in PAS 4 of 5. All or most of my local rides are in that speed and power, and I always get excellent range per charge. ...
Forum: Electric Bikes 07-28-15, 11:53 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,904
Posted By merckx_rider
Lightbulb I've seen cheaper bikes... I've now ridden with...

I've seen cheaper bikes... I've now ridden with cheaper bikes... I've saved the azzez of those with cheaper bikes...
I hope you that buy cheaper bikes, have someone like me around when your cheaper...
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