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Forum: Southwest 05-05-15, 11:09 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 740
Posted By Llamero
STOLEN: Red Trek 6000 with Xtracycle extension

My wife's red Trek 6000 (SN: WTU318C2354D) with an Xtracycle extension was stolen from the University of Oklahoma campus yesterday (See attached photo, bike on the left). The bike had been...
Forum: Electric Bikes 04-30-12, 09:40 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,459
Posted By Llamero
I have gotten up to 99 miles on my BionX equppied...

I have gotten up to 99 miles on my BionX equppied Xtracycle by pedalling down hill with the regen on (this was during a century ride to see how far the battery could go). In real-life it depends on...
Forum: Living Car Free 04-26-12, 05:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 626
Posted By Llamero
One thing to remember though, is a balance. For...

One thing to remember though, is a balance. For example, in Washington, people are taking nature preservation to the extreme and are lobbying for the removal of fire-lookouts and hiking trails. The...
Forum: Living Car Free 04-25-12, 11:02 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 626
Posted By Llamero
That's sort of what Acadia National Park does...

That's sort of what Acadia National Park does here, and the locals love it. From December 1st through to April 8th or so, all the gates are closed so that only foot and bicycle traffic is allowed...
Forum: Electric Bikes 04-24-12, 02:19 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,459
Posted By Llamero
I've actually turned off the governor and found...

I've actually turned off the governor and found the motor still tops out at around 20 MPH, simply due to the counter EMF. This is actually good engineering on BionX's part, as motors tend to run at...
Forum: Living Car Free 04-24-12, 01:23 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 5,417
Posted By Llamero
I would say around 2-3 miles. We live 1.5 miles...

I would say around 2-3 miles. We live 1.5 miles from work and prefer to walk rather than ride. That way, we can talk, enjoy the day, and finish waking up before arriving. Any more than that, and...
Forum: Living Car Free 04-24-12, 12:39 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,935
Posted By Llamero
I live car free because I hate the stress, hassle...

I live car free because I hate the stress, hassle and expense of car ownership/dependence (I have better things to spend my money on).

I live in a small apartment because I hate cleaning, and the...
Forum: Living Car Free 04-24-12, 12:07 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,800
Posted By Llamero
Meat is notorious for it's high carbon...

Meat is notorious for it's high carbon foot-print, but that's also because Americans eat far more meat than is nutritionally essential.

In regards to biking on a cheeseburger, you could make the...
Forum: Living Car Free 04-24-12, 10:57 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,571
Posted By Llamero
My first car was a Lincoln Continental. Between...

My first car was a Lincoln Continental. Between insurance, gas, a new strut, a failed $2000 transmission repair, new tires, and insurance in just two years I dumped $5,000 into that car and drove it...
Forum: Living Car Free 04-16-12, 03:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 550
Posted By Llamero
A while back I did a lot of research into...

A while back I did a lot of research into electric vehicles and battery technology to decide whether to go electric or not. What I came to learn is that if you live in a very flat area with little...
Forum: Living Car Free 04-03-12, 10:32 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,444
Posted By Llamero
Here in rural Maine, young adults are also...

Here in rural Maine, young adults are also forgoing car ownership as well, but there is no mass transit to fill in the gap. Instead, they're car pooling in with those who do own cars, or having to...
Forum: Living Car Free 04-02-12, 10:11 AM
Replies: 717
Views: 200,244
Posted By Llamero
Be careful with the motorcycle idea, especially...

Be careful with the motorcycle idea, especially on the east coast. We're in Maine, without a car, but do have a motorcycle to supplement our transportation, and it is completely unusable from...
Forum: Living Car Free 03-29-12, 09:41 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,444
Posted By Llamero
Sadly, I can't help but wonder if you factor in...

Sadly, I can't help but wonder if you factor in decreased buying power of this age group due to rapidly rising education costs, as well as a miserable job market, sums up to a lot of young adults...
Forum: Living Car Free 03-29-12, 09:28 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 635
Posted By Llamero
Moving car free

Here's a neat article about a guy who moved across town car-free. You gotta love the hateful comments at the bottom :rolleyes:
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Forum: Living Car Free 11-21-11, 10:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 502
Posted By Llamero
The problem with this is the same problem with...

The problem with this is the same problem with any data mining study. There's no one out there determining how many cars are still drivable, let alone being driven. I would love to know people's...
Forum: Living Car Free 11-19-11, 10:23 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,623
Posted By Llamero
Bipolar is actually very manageable without meds...

Bipolar is actually very manageable without meds if you're vigilant. The meds make the brain feel foggy, and slows it way down so that hypomania doesn't take-off, but the consequence is you can't...
Forum: Winter Cycling 11-19-11, 06:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,968
Posted By Llamero
^That^ I start with the middle on my face, wrap,...

^That^ I start with the middle on my face, wrap, the ends behind my nexk, and then let them drape over my chest. I then zip up the jacket, and the scarf stays put.
Forum: Living Car Free 11-18-11, 02:41 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,623
Posted By Llamero
The problem with depressive disorders is that...

The problem with depressive disorders is that they have a strong positive feedback loop (hence why they area disorder in the first place). When depressed, you no longer want to go out and do stuff...
Forum: Winter Cycling 11-17-11, 10:14 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 987
Posted By Llamero
I do pretty much the same thing. I use my...

I do pretty much the same thing. I use my derailleur as much as I can in winter, but always park it at the perfect FG combo, so that when nature decides my bike needs to be a single speed, I'm ready...
Forum: Electric Bikes 11-17-11, 09:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,488
Posted By Llamero
Another idea for the knees would be to take your...

Another idea for the knees would be to take your bike to a local bike shop and get the bike properly fit. Also, if you pedal at a slow cadence, this can also hurt your knees pretty fast, so a lower...
Forum: Electric Bikes 11-17-11, 08:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,488
Posted By Llamero
Keep in mind that the windings on a motor are...

Keep in mind that the windings on a motor are setup for a specific range of RPM. Most electric bike motor manufacturers don't just limit the motor to 15-20MPH, they build the motor to travel at this...
Forum: Electric Bikes 11-17-11, 08:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,837
Posted By Llamero
This is a useful link for figuring out haw many...

This is a useful link for figuring out haw many watts you will need to climb the hillls around you. Knowing how far you want travel, the speed at which you want to travel, and how many watts of...
Forum: Winter Cycling 11-10-11, 03:07 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,205
Posted By Llamero
Am I the only one who has never fallen on snow or...

Am I the only one who has never fallen on snow or ice? I have strapped pedals, but have never even come close to falling. On ice the bike is rock solid (although this is probably because of my...
Forum: Electric Bikes 11-09-11, 02:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 690
Posted By Llamero
Torque sensor on the rear wheel. The harder you...

Torque sensor on the rear wheel. The harder you pedal, the more throttle you give to the motor. Completely hands free riding :D
Forum: Winter Cycling 11-08-11, 11:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,710
Posted By Llamero
I use Nokian Mount & Grounds. They have low...

I use Nokian Mount & Grounds. They have low rolling resistance on pavement, and enough tread to get through snow up to a few inches deep (the key is to keep your speed up, and an electric motor...
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