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Forum: Commuting 11-27-11, 10:32 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,421
Posted By Map tester
Try kayaking neoprene gloves...

Try kayaking neoprene gloves (http://www.rei.com/product/802453/nrs-maverick-paddling-gloves). Kinda work like a wet suit--a little water gets in, but soon your hands are fairly warm. I have yet to...
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 11-22-11, 02:31 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,890
Posted By Map tester
Very interesting. I have a DangerZone--probably...

Very interesting. I have a DangerZone--probably bought it Summer of 2010. I was just recharging the batteries and mine defaults to on when inserting the batteries (their 'zZz' slow-blink mode). ...
Forum: Electric Bikes 11-10-11, 11:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 973
Posted By Map tester
I bought a 48v 12 Ah pack from them about a month...

I bought a 48v 12 Ah pack from them about a month ago, as a replacement to a NiMh pack of the same capacity. So far it has worked fine. I bought it through their Amazon marketplace store, so I...
Forum: Electric Bikes 10-24-11, 02:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,134
Posted By Map tester
Battery update

In September 2011, my wife noticed the voltage dropping into the 20s (48v NiMh battery pack) while going uphill. After discussing this with Justin at ebikes.ca, decided that the old battery pack (3...
Forum: Southeast 02-16-11, 03:15 PM
Replies: 1,438
Views: 70,650
Posted By Map tester
Ignorance--they don't live here and they don't...

Ignorance--they don't live here and they don't where to ride.
Forum: Electric Bikes 02-15-11, 12:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,134
Posted By Map tester
It has been almost 2 years since I finished the...

It has been almost 2 years since I finished the Townie for my wife. Here are a few of the changes since then:
...
Forum: Framebuilders 11-09-10, 11:02 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 323
Posted By Map tester
Seeking opinions about rear rack connections

I am building a rear rack for a Townie Electra with a front wheel electric assist ( link to original build (http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php?522723-eZeeing-an-Electra-Townie) ). I have...
Forum: Touring 06-07-10, 05:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,809
Posted By Map tester
Here is a link to a tour someone took through...

Here is a link to a tour someone took through Savannah ( and much further ) last fall (Nov. 2009): http://www.crazyguyonabike.com/doc/?o=RrzKj&doc_id=6113&v=H9&term=savannah,%20ga&context=all
Forum: Touring 02-09-10, 08:40 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,743
Posted By Map tester
I have this book and it might provide some...

I have this book and it might provide some answers to your questions: Bicycling the Natchez Trace: A Guide to the Natchez Trace Parkway and Nearby Scenic Routes (Paperback)...
Forum: Commuting 12-23-09, 02:31 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 4,308
Posted By Map tester
If you do call the police, make it a stolen...

If you do call the police, make it a stolen vehicle, not just a stolen bike. Word on the street is that you will get a better response. YMMV.
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 11-30-09, 06:15 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 863
Posted By Map tester
I have the 1/2 watt PB Blaze helmet-mounted just...

I have the 1/2 watt PB Blaze helmet-mounted just for the 'see-me and please don't run over me' effect. I mostly use it when going through intersections or along busy streets; it is easy to turn off...
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 11-24-09, 10:35 AM
Replies: 1,865
Views: 520,491
Posted By Map tester
I see that a blue light is legal on an authorized...

I see that a blue light is legal on an authorized vehicle: "(3) Blue lights. A vehicle may display blue lights as provided for by 75 Pa.C.S. 4572(a) (relating to visual signals on authorized...
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 11-23-09, 02:54 PM
Replies: 1,865
Views: 520,491
Posted By Map tester
I would suggest you check your local DOT...

I would suggest you check your local DOT regulations on the use of blue lights on private vehicles; most states do not allow their use except for very specific reasons (i.e volunteer fire dept, etc)....
Forum: Touring 11-16-09, 01:08 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,465
Posted By Map tester
I recently took a short camping trip with my 17...

I recently took a short camping trip with my 17 y.o. son. On the second night, we backpacked into a beautiful site with a great overlook. Unfortunately, camping during the late fall or winter means...
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 11-04-09, 12:57 PM
Replies: 1,865
Views: 520,491
Posted By Map tester
It is definitely dimmer than the halogen, but...

It is definitely dimmer than the halogen, but since it only draws about 3 watts, you can 2+ hours run-time. It is fine for a to-be-seen light and for the few dark sections of my evening commute. ...
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 10-30-09, 02:11 PM
Replies: 1,865
Views: 520,491
Posted By Map tester
I am using a very similar setup, and using the...

I am using a very similar setup, and using the aluminum frame for a ground works fine--just make sure you have a good connection to bare metal. I'm now using 2 grounds from the battery, in case one...
Forum: Commuting 10-16-09, 02:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 806
Posted By Map tester
Searching da tubes work--try it sometime:...

Searching da tubes work--try it sometime: http://www.bikingbis.com/blog/_archives/2009/10/13/4350065.html
Forum: Touring 10-16-09, 04:09 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,783
Posted By Map tester
http://photos-d.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc1/hs117...

http://photos-d.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc1/hs117.snc1/4718_1148834757735_1133576066_442229_5779949_n.jpg
Nice box turtle out for an early morning stroll on a new path here in Decatur, Ga. May 2009
Forum: Southeast 10-15-09, 05:06 PM
Replies: 1,438
Views: 70,650
Posted By Map tester
Rehobeth Park is the playground of the old...

Rehobeth Park is the playground of the old Rehobeth Elementary School on Lawrenceville Hwy near Fraiser. Tolbert Dr. is the road behind the school, connects to Fraiser.

Here is a google map for...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 10-09-09, 08:07 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,351
Posted By Map tester
Is this what you are looking for:...

Is this what you are looking for: http://sheldonbrown.com/harris/pedals.html#adaptors
Forum: Southeast 10-01-09, 08:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 813
Posted By Map tester
I tried the ones from Nashbar, and they leaked...

I tried the ones from Nashbar, and they leaked after a short ride. My shoe solution for cold/wet rides are a pair of short leather hiking boots (Rockports). I have waterproofed the boots to keep...
Forum: Foo 09-30-09, 11:40 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 5,129
Posted By Map tester
Just use the night deposit box :innocent: --don't...

Just use the night deposit box :innocent: --don't need no card, don't need no ATM, don't need no PIN.
Forum: Foo 09-30-09, 09:44 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 5,129
Posted By Map tester
You are warned:...

You are warned: http://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=ATM%20Sex
Forum: Foo 09-22-09, 09:03 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,076
Posted By Map tester
It all depends on who you are walking behind....

It all depends on who you are walking behind. :innocent:
Forum: Commuting 08-25-09, 07:33 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,557
Posted By Map tester
I feel your pain. If I really don't want to take...

I feel your pain. If I really don't want to take their 'right-of-way offer', I will look at the sky or in the opposite direction until they move on. I have almost been run over by motorist behind...
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