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Old 02-06-16, 10:34 AM
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God Bless Pedal Assist!

I've been working some serious long hours for a couple of months. We migrated a factory to our existing one and I am always super tired at days end. But now I have my sweet ebike and with the help of pedal assist, I can get in a ride even if I'm tired. I still get some physical activity, and when my legs get tired I can just throttle back to the house. What a great motivator. Daily rides are even helping me sleep better. Get used to seeing me on here, because this is the beginning of a super addiction.
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Old 02-06-16, 12:22 PM
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Great stuff. You can get as little or as much exercise as you need. Are you also an all-weather rider?
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Old 02-06-16, 12:31 PM
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I haven't been riding because of winter but on that last nice day I was out and I've definitely lost a lot of conditioning even as a casual rider. I was looking at getting an ewheel then i was like eh I'll just get a scooter then why not a motorcycle, so we'll see. I may still just get some kind of attachment.
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Fat ebike,...all weather locomotion.
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Great stuff. You can get as little or as much exercise as you need. Are you also an all-weather rider?
Yep. That's why I got a fat bike. I still gotta watch out for the ice patches on sidewalks that haven't been shoveled, but with the fat tires I can veer off onto the snow to get around them. Luckily I haven't wiped out yet. It's really fun riding at night with the display lit up.
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I still gotta watch out for the ice patches on sidewalks
Two words: Studded tires.
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To prove that I'm an all weather rider, I braved the elements today in the hot sun at 80 F.
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To prove that I'm an all weather rider, I braved the elements today in the hot sun at 80 F.
You, sir, are an animal and my hero!!!
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To prove that I'm an all weather rider, I braved the elements today in the hot sun at 80 F.
I had it easy. I rode downtown after work Saturday and on the way back I had 20 degree wind chill in my face. I cut through the fairgrounds during the stock show and found out how well my fat tires can handle horse "business." My new bike is definitely going to earn its keep haha.
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Two words: Studded tires.
I've seen those in videos. Might have to look into that.
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Old 02-12-16, 10:34 AM
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27 miles on the new bike thus far, and 3lbs lost. This is going very well.
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To prove that I'm an all weather rider, I braved the elements today in the hot sun at 80 F.
I dunno... when it's that rough out, you probably should just stick with the throttle and not push yourself with pedal assist. You should probably get a massage, sit in the whirlpool, and hit the sauna for a good recovery. It's probably not something you want to try on back-to-back days.
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ITR, thanks; I'll give careful consideration to your advice.
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