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Forum: Electric Bikes 07-04-16, 08:01 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 37,869
Posted By Metal Man
Wrandyr, I have two good chargers here if you end...

Wrandyr, I have two good chargers here if you end up needing one.
Forum: Electric Bikes 05-02-16, 07:59 AM
Replies: 281
Views: 37,869
Posted By Metal Man
The display totally went blank both times. I can...

The display totally went blank both times. I can make it work with my spare hub battery so the issue is in my relocated boards. I've drawn this down to 32 - 33 volts before and it didn't shut off. I...
Forum: Electric Bikes 04-29-16, 10:03 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 37,869
Posted By Metal Man
Powell, I am having an issue with the electronics...

Powell, I am having an issue with the electronics we moved from the spare hub last year. Last week it cut out on me and would turn back on. I plugged in my other hub and it worked. I then took...
Forum: Electric Bikes 04-29-16, 09:22 AM
Replies: 281
Views: 37,869
Posted By Metal Man
I think this is the end of the line for my E Plus...

I think this is the end of the line for my E Plus on my Big Dummy. I think it will move to another bike so it should get some use. I have about 20,500 miles on it. Never had a single issue with the...
Forum: Electric Bikes 02-24-16, 09:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,006
Posted By Metal Man
I have these on two of my bikes and really like...

I have these on two of my bikes and really like them.
AXA Defender (black) - AXA Bike Security (http://www.axasecurity.com/bike-security/en-gb/products/locks/framelocks/axa-defender-black/)
Forum: Electric Bikes 02-05-16, 01:09 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 37,869
Posted By Metal Man
Old news, I now have over 20,000 miles on it. ...

Old news, I now have over 20,000 miles on it.
Powell, I was surprised at how clean my front hub was when we took that apart. I ride mine all year through all kinds of slop and I don't waste much...
Forum: Electric Bikes 09-08-15, 07:21 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 37,869
Posted By Metal Man
Still going strong, over 19,000 miles on it now.

Still going strong, over 19,000 miles on it now.
Forum: Electric Bikes 06-18-15, 12:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,038
Posted By Metal Man
The major factors that you can control are speed,...

The major factors that you can control are speed, your effort, motor assist and for me with a cargo bike the amount of weight I haul. Riding an e bike is about adjusting these factors while always...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 06-16-15, 07:36 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,097
Posted By Metal Man
Concerning lane positioning. If the law stated as...

Concerning lane positioning. If the law stated as far LEFT as practicable how far to the right would be acceptable? You probably wouldn't ride in the left tire track due to oncoming traffic,...
Forum: Electric Bikes 06-16-15, 07:05 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 37,869
Posted By Metal Man
I now have over 18,000 miles on this thing and it...

I now have over 18,000 miles on this thing and it has never been better. I finally did the conversion it get rid of the front hub battery and relocate the electronics that were inside of it.

...
Forum: Electric Bikes 04-15-15, 12:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 771
Posted By Metal Man
There is no reason to ask the police and have...

There is no reason to ask the police and have them say no. It sounds very similar to what PA law was and yes in an extreme case the law could come down on you. For the most part keep it a little...
Forum: Electric Bikes 04-14-15, 06:31 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 37,869
Posted By Metal Man
I now have 17,000 miles on my E Plus Big Dummy. :)

I now have 17,000 miles on my E Plus Big Dummy. :)
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 01-28-15, 04:43 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,326
Posted By Metal Man
So you get in your 3000 lb 200+ horse power...

So you get in your 3000 lb 200+ horse power machine and mow somebody down and it's an "accident". At what point does driving this machine blind become reckless and not an "accident"? You started to...
Forum: Electric Bikes 12-26-14, 07:55 AM
Replies: 281
Views: 37,869
Posted By Metal Man
E bikes in general.

E bikes in general.
Forum: Electric Bikes 12-21-14, 09:16 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 37,869
Posted By Metal Man
And we are finally legal in PA. PA House...

And we are finally legal in PA. PA House Republican Caucus - Fleck Bill to Regulate Neighborhood Electric Vehicles and Electric-Assist Pedal Cycles Awaits Governor?s Signature...
Forum: Electric Bikes 12-11-14, 07:44 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 37,869
Posted By Metal Man
Winter storage?? I just got new studded tires. :D

Winter storage?? I just got new studded tires. :D
Forum: Electric Bikes 12-10-14, 04:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,455
Posted By Metal Man
Something like this. I couldn't give you the...

Something like this.
I couldn't give you the math to back it up, but in general terms alternative energy costs many times more than people think and delivers a fraction of what they expect.
Forum: Electric Bikes 12-04-14, 10:47 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 37,869
Posted By Metal Man
I now have over 16,000 miles on my E+ Big Dummy....

I now have over 16,000 miles on my E+ Big Dummy. I'm hoping to make 5,000 bike miles this year, but it's not looking like I will make it.
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 08-25-14, 03:39 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,678
Posted By Metal Man
By catching up to him I was able to get a shot of...

By catching up to him I was able to get a shot of the driver and the cab number, could be handy info. If I have a rage issue I guess it comes from these things happening way too often. My family of...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 08-23-14, 03:08 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,678
Posted By Metal Man
No, unless there were some other circumstances. I...

No, unless there were some other circumstances. I catch up to people often and say "PA has a 4 foot passing law and you're supposed to leave 4 feet between your vehicle and a bike". If they say...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 08-23-14, 01:18 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,678
Posted By Metal Man
It's always nice to know you can come to A&S for...

It's always nice to know you can come to A&S for some good antibike BS.

I'll stay as far right as is safe. You'll notice I am to the right of the line at the beginning of the video and again how...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 08-23-14, 06:28 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,678
Posted By Metal Man
It never looks as bad on the video, remember...

It never looks as bad on the video, remember that.

PA has a 4 foot passing law, this was less than 2 feet and closing. The cab isn't so bad, but he kept coming closer and closer. I'm riding to the...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 08-22-14, 08:37 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,678
Posted By Metal Man
I've got another one in the works. The pass in...

I've got another one in the works. The pass in question is about a minute in. I left it long in the beginning to show how normal people pass. The truck is from a local bulk fuel distributor. I know...
Forum: Electric Bikes 08-22-14, 08:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,114
Posted By Metal Man
We have over 4500 miles on this one. It still...

We have over 4500 miles on this one. It still works great with the exception of the chain jumping from time to time. If it wasn't for this on going issue it would be perfect.
Forum: Electric Bikes 08-20-14, 08:10 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 37,869
Posted By Metal Man
Powell, sounds like you're getting some good use...

Powell, sounds like you're getting some good use of yours too. I now have over 15,000 miles on my Big Dummy. I bought it in November 2010 and now have more miles on it than the motorcycle I bought in...
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