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Old 10-24-18, 12:35 AM
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B. Carfree
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Almost everyone seems to stop for meals, often at places that have power. I would imagine that a bit of juicing during meal breaks could extend the range of an e-bike beyond what most people would normally ride.

My spouse is toying with the idea of modifying one of our tandems to be electric assist. We're tied down during the school year now and for the next four years (grandparent duties, best job in the world), so our touring time is squished into the summer. Adding a bit of speed, particularly on climbs, might cause us to explore a few more interesting places to ride. Neither of us is committed one way or the other, but I think it's interesting.
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