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  1. Cuanto cuesta?

    Cuanto cuesta?
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    Absolutely - I'll ship a bike over for you. I'll...

    Absolutely - I'll ship a bike over for you. I'll ask you to pay for the shipping in advance. Let me know what bike you would like and I will purchase it and send it to you. I will also ask you to...
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    Exactly. Instead applying "a bit more energy...

    Exactly. Instead applying "a bit more energy than required" save your juice and use it when needed instead of wasting it when going downhill rather than piddling it away due to the inefficiencies of...
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    I am eager to be educated but by my way of...

    I am eager to be educated but by my way of thinking, due of inefficiencies the extra effort expended on flat ground would be better spent no using regen and the rider simply applying the same amount...
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    Everyone has their favorite I suppose. I have...

    Everyone has their favorite I suppose. I have tried many and this is by far my favorite:

    Amazon.com : Bike Peddler Take A Look Cycling Eyeglass Mirror : Bike Peddler Take A Look Mirror Compact :...
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    A- ha - it must be the hill. Do I understand...

    A- ha - it must be the hill.

    Do I understand correctly that in the Prius, the battery has been drained to 25% of capacity but after arriving at the bottom of the hill the battery has been fully...
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    Oh and just to clarify about my obsession with...

    Oh and just to clarify about my obsession with conserving energy, there is no need to be concerned on short rides.

    On longer rides, the body relies on muscle glycogen for the first hour or two,...
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    Ha ha - if I was a 140 lb professional bike racer...

    Ha ha - if I was a 140 lb professional bike racer I might feel differently about it!

    Our butt breaks come after we've crested the summit and stand momentarily while descending.

    I used to think...
  9. Nice work!

    Nice work!
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    My wife and I learned to stand while pedaling on...

    My wife and I learned to stand while pedaling on the tandem pretty easily but rarely do it anymore. We may stand during a climb on a short ride once in a while but in general, avoid standing. ...
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    Thanks for the review dstang12. Sorry to hear...

    Thanks for the review dstang12.

    Sorry to hear about your issues with the fork and understand your decision to move away from CF. We have a CF fork on our tandem it performs well and we have had...
  12. Oh yes - I am planning to visit the Netherlands...

    Oh yes - I am planning to visit the Netherlands late spring/early summer 2015 so please check in with any advice from your trip.
  13. A hard case sounds great if you are just going to...

    A hard case sounds great if you are just going to stay in one place and will not be riding from the airport to your hotel.

    That would be too limiting for me so I chose to go with the soft case -...
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    Greasy = good, super greasy = bad. Have you a...

    Greasy = good, super greasy = bad.

    Have you a rag?
  15. This raises the question - "Are cyclists more...

    This raises the question - "Are cyclists more concerned with mass or weight?".
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    Very interesting approach LuboN. Most riders of...

    Very interesting approach LuboN. Most riders of electric bikes use the power to go up the hills, but I suppose that your way will conserve the battery and enable a longer ride, especially with regen...
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    Indeed - that would be one sweet ride...

    Indeed - that would be one sweet ride...
  18. As blakcloud says, no front deraileur, just two...

    As blakcloud says, no front deraileur, just two cogs in the back shifted by a simple derailuer controlled by the left hand and even with single speed Brompton or any of the other gearing options you...
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    He has already lapped me - he's up over 900!

    He has already lapped me - he's up over 900!
  20. The numbers below reflect the range of speeds...

    The numbers below reflect the range of speeds when pedaling at a cadence of 60 rpm in the lowest gear to 90 rpm in the highest gear. While many cyclists ride at cadences outside this range these are...
  21. If I get a chance, I'll try to post some figures...

    If I get a chance, I'll try to post some figures relating the speed that would result from the gear ranges at certain cadences.

    For most people the bigger concern would be having a low enough gear...
  22. A different bike is not likely to make a...

    A different bike is not likely to make a meaningful difference in terms of time or perspiration, unless is has electric power.
  23. You can rig up an affordable e-bike to handle a...

    You can rig up an affordable e-bike to handle a 25% slope.

    The two bikes that you want to work with are good in that they have 20" wheels = better climbers, bad in that they are aluminum frame =...
  24. No room inside?

    No room inside?
  25. I fully agree with merlin and chojn on the...

    I fully agree with merlin and chojn on the principle of self insurance and consider myself a wise informed consumer of insurance.

    However, I see merit in twocycle's one time trip and purchase of a...
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