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08-11-20, 12:36 PM
Replies: 54
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Posted By 350htrr

I assume those 6 disadvantages are for disk...

I assume those 6 disadvantages are for disk brakes...
1, I haven't had to adjust mine for the last 20 years...
2, Never happened in the last 20 years...
3, I don't see that at all...
4, If you...
08-03-20, 08:22 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,513
Posted By 350htrr

And I, Have 50,000+ Kms on my Grimeca disc brakes...

And I, Have 50,000+ Kms on my Grimeca disc brakes and since I changed the Dot 3 brake fluid to Dot 3 synthetic the first year... Nothing has ever been done to them except to change pads 3 times over...
Forum: Touring
08-02-20, 07:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 544
Posted By 350htrr

Generally a solar panel on a bicycle trip is...

Generally a solar panel on a bicycle trip is going to be a "fail"... a battery pack, meant as a back up power source is going to be more "efficient" in the long run. IMO...
08-02-20, 07:01 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,513
Posted By 350htrr

O. K. Lets debate, the plusses and minuses of...

O. K. Lets debate, the plusses and minuses of discs versus rim brakes... You name 5 plusses and 5 minuses of each and so will I... and people can pick what is most important, to them from each,......
08-01-20, 07:15 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,513
Posted By 350htrr

Talking about tried and true things... Hydraulic...

Talking about tried and true things... Hydraulic brake's have been around for like 100 years, used in cars, in trucks & many other heavy things, that need stopping power and have proven VERY much to...
07-30-20, 07:15 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,513
Posted By 350htrr

Disc all the way.... I would not buy a bike...

Disc all the way.... I would not buy a bike without disc brakes... :innocent: Same with index shifters.. I would not buy a bike without index shifters... :innocent: I guess I am just too old to...
07-28-20, 08:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,543
Posted By 350htrr

There you go.... Go fast, and... you don't have...

There you go.... Go fast, and... you don't have to pedal.:thumb: Perfect...
07-26-20, 07:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 533
Posted By 350htrr

If you want to keep the bicycle as a bicycle,...

If you want to keep the bicycle as a bicycle, with some assist... I would get a pressure sensor type of system that controls the amount of assist, NOT, a rotation sensor type of E-Assist... and......
07-11-20, 07:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 863
Posted By 350htrr

I only have that problem when I go down hills and...

I only have that problem when I go down hills and am hands free... I think sometimes the tube is not completely settled in properly and there's a heavy spot in the rotation, creating the wobble... ...
Forum: Touring
07-02-20, 09:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,119
Posted By 350htrr

I would not count on that, we have been trying to...

I would not count on that, we have been trying to get our moneys back for our cancelled trip to Europe because of countries locking down for the last 2 months... and... nothing, not even a "we are...
Forum: Touring
06-21-20, 09:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,013
Posted By 350htrr

No, he or she is not addressing those issues......

No, he or she is not addressing those issues... Thus my pointing them out because it seems very relevant to me for him or her to worry about those issues, first... as I can't even see anyone going...
Forum: Touring
06-21-20, 06:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,013
Posted By 350htrr

I think you may be missing the big picture...

I think you may be missing the big picture here... Can you even go there to start the trip...? and if you can, can you even cross into like 3 or 4 countries along the river, because of the covid 19...
06-19-20, 08:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,543
Posted By 350htrr

https://radpowerbikes.ca/products/radcity-electric...

https://radpowerbikes.ca/products/radcity-electric-commuter-bike?variant=31380942159959 I like this one, more like a bicycle… ;)
06-17-20, 08:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,543
Posted By 350htrr

More like a moped to my thinking.... Though it...

More like a moped to my thinking.... Though it looks like it can be pedalled, but at 100Lbs I would say you would go nowhere without the motor...
05-26-20, 07:02 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 5,879
Posted By 350htrr

Ding, ding ding.... I have gotten to a point...

Ding, ding ding.... I have gotten to a point where I do not stop, at a stop sign, even when driving my car... TOTALY illegal... :twitchy: Why do I not stop... Because I look both ways, and.... when...
Forum: Commuting
05-25-20, 01:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 722
Posted By 350htrr

That would depend on how much "assist" the motor...

That would depend on how much "assist" the motor puts out... On my system , 350watts max, with a cut out at 32Km/Hr. I can pedal at 20Km/Hr average on level 1, and when I use the assist on my bike on...
05-07-20, 08:29 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,862
Posted By 350htrr

The problem with riding on the left side of the...

The problem with riding on the left side of the road is, that you are riding against the traffic flow... Now on a highway that is not really a problem... But in town, going through intersections it...
05-04-20, 11:35 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 9,538
Posted By 350htrr

Well now, I certainly am not a climate change...

Well now, I certainly am not a climate change denier... What I said to rossiny was that climate change is a different topic and as to this topic (culture change) I didn't think much is going to...
05-03-20, 10:55 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 9,538
Posted By 350htrr

Yea, but that is a different problem... My point...

Yea, but that is a different problem... My point is that we will go back to the same culture as before and treat this virus as any other virus... ignore it basically in normal day to day living like...
05-02-20, 09:18 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 9,538
Posted By 350htrr

We are used to the flu virus, this is a new one...

We are used to the flu virus, this is a new one and the health care and government's are just trying to protect everyone from a new threat we don't have any experience with, thus the seemingly over...
05-02-20, 05:29 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 9,538
Posted By 350htrr

The only reason that there is a Lockdown/a 6'...

The only reason that there is a Lockdown/a 6' separation law, IMO is to keep the health care system from collapsing... It is NOT going to stop the spread, it is NOT going to stop the virus, it is...
05-01-20, 07:07 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 9,538
Posted By 350htrr

I think you are mistaking normal and sustainable…...

I think you are mistaking normal and sustainable… Today it seems that society thinks and sees , what IS viewed, as normal, is NOT really that sustainable, but IS, being viewed as normal, and...
04-22-20, 09:20 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 9,538
Posted By 350htrr

Yea, isn't it AMAZIING that as far as I know,...

Yea, isn't it AMAZIING that as far as I know, there hasn't been a CURE for anything in the last 40 years... :innocent: (I'm probably missing some, but generally speaking...) Only drugs that one must...
04-20-20, 08:09 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 9,538
Posted By 350htrr

THE WAY, My, and my wife's life has changed...

THE WAY, My, and my wife's life has changed socially is... We have not seen our grand kids for the last 4 weeks... and... while it is working for the moment for such a short time, IN the long run...
Forum: Commuting
04-12-20, 07:02 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,343
Posted By 350htrr

I do NOT KNOW... BUT, when I put my lights on...

I do NOT KNOW... BUT, when I put my lights on (flashing front and flashing rear,) I did seem to notice, some difference. :thumb: People passing me, were passing me farther, away, and people pulling...
04-07-20, 06:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,017
Posted By 350htrr

I think that video was great at showing what...

I think that video was great at showing what happens when un-protected, and the difference airflow can make... :thumb: BUT, it fails to show what happens when a person that may be infected, but IS...
04-05-20, 07:08 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 9,538
Posted By 350htrr

Thanks Billy D for not putting this thread into...

Thanks Billy D for not putting this thread into P&R... I was going to answer with another saying... :twitchy: but, you saved me from it... :thumb:

As for the rest of Leisesturm's argument, the...
04-04-20, 07:25 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 9,538
Posted By 350htrr

Yea, I am sure there are 60+ year old's that go...

Yea, I am sure there are 60+ year old's that go to parties and do some DUMD things... BUT, I am talking HUGE sections of society that number in the millions and do dumb things and not consider the...
04-04-20, 05:23 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 9,538
Posted By 350htrr

I was more referring to something like this.. ...

I was more referring to something like this..
https://www.cnn.com/2020/04/03/us/sacramento-county-church-covid-19-outbreak/index.html
and young people , like the ones that go to parties, and do not...
04-03-20, 05:47 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 9,538
Posted By 350htrr

Actually, YES, Why...??? because they think they...

Actually, YES, Why...??? because they think they live in a "different world" in general... JMO By the time they realize they too, have the same problems... & While isolation would be easier, it's too...
Forum: Commuting
04-03-20, 02:48 PM
Replies: 393
Views: 29,231
Posted By 350htrr

Mayhap it's also better to ride an assisted...

Mayhap it's also better to ride an assisted E-Bike and have a bit of assistance than not ride a regular bicycle at all, if you need a bit of assistance... :thumb:
04-01-20, 09:15 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 819
Posted By 350htrr

I said estimated deaths in the US...

I said estimated deaths in the US...
03-30-20, 05:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 819
Posted By 350htrr

Guess what, Italy's death rate is closer to 10%...

Guess what, Italy's death rate is closer to 10% death rate, ( I think the US death rate would be higher...:innocent:)... 10% death rate is... a possible 30,000,000,000 deaths in the US of A... :eek:...
03-30-20, 02:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 819
Posted By 350htrr

I believe the estimated death caused by the...

I believe the estimated death caused by the COVID-19 is now 200,000 for the US ( a low number IMO )... 40,000 or so deaths from transportation is not in the same category IMO...
03-29-20, 05:31 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 9,538
Posted By 350htrr

and... There's the tilting point of the problem...

and... There's the tilting point of the problem we/the world is/are facing... There actually was times like today in the past... ;) On the one side 2%, maybe as high as 10%, of people dying versus...
03-29-20, 10:56 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 9,538
Posted By 350htrr

IMO one of three things will happen... 1;...

IMO one of three things will happen...

1; The virus peters out and social distancing also peters out... :hug:
2; The virus just keeps on and on and everyone gets it or not, and lives or dies,...
03-27-20, 02:10 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 9,538
Posted By 350htrr

Wait till it's in the M's... :twitchy: Then,...

Wait till it's in the M's... :twitchy: Then, there WILL be a major change, right now it still hasn't really sunk into some people's brain/what brain they have... (it's a temporary glitch, to some,......
03-20-20, 11:50 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 11,369
Posted By 350htrr

Just cancelled my/our Ride the Danube trip in...

Just cancelled my/our Ride the Danube trip in may... :( Probably will loose most/all my $ I paid last month... :(
Forum: Commuting
01-27-20, 11:17 AM
Replies: 393
Views: 29,231
Posted By 350htrr

Not sweating enough...??? :rolleyes: Just use...

Not sweating enough...??? :rolleyes: Just use less throttle and more pedaling... ;) and you won't feel as chilly. :thumb: Dizzy after an E-Bike ride...??? :twitchy: That is a signal to eat better,...
01-17-20, 10:38 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,601
Posted By 350htrr

10... from 4 years old to 14 years old.

10... from 4 years old to 14 years old.
12-30-19, 08:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,406
Posted By 350htrr

WE... I and I mean the wife & I, made the...

WE... I and I mean the wife & I, made the decision to "cut back"... our car use... BUT, are nowhere close to being "car, free"... We, "CUT back|", & ,to become care free, would be... a huge...
12-30-19, 07:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,340
Posted By 350htrr

Really....??? …Forget the brands , their...

Really....??? …Forget the brands , their affiliations and names...if you have "chub rub" which the "OP seems to have" and your thighs are more developed than average THEN, you needs, to get bigger...
12-30-19, 10:12 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 19,119
Posted By 350htrr

Good lick with that... :innocent:

Good lick with that... :innocent:
Forum: Commuting
12-30-19, 10:03 AM
Replies: 393
Views: 29,231
Posted By 350htrr

The E-Assist bicycle is/would be PERFECT for...

The E-Assist bicycle is/would be PERFECT for your situation... IMO :thumb: Make sure you get one that can be ridden without the motor being to be needing to be on.... Then you can still ride a...
12-27-19, 09:43 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 19,119
Posted By 350htrr

That's great.. But guess what, you could still...

That's great.. But guess what, you could still put in 200 watts, or what ever, and ride an E-Assist bike, you can chose how much assist you want/need , and the fun factor remains... ;)
12-25-19, 07:46 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,754
Posted By 350htrr

Unfortunately… Age does, become a part/IS a part...

Unfortunately… Age does, become a part/IS a part that fits in most scenario's where the person just cant seem to do what he/she used to be able to do, so, when over the age of 65 or so, lets say...
12-22-19, 07:34 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 19,119
Posted By 350htrr

I too "happen" to be 64 and guess what... I ride...

I too "happen" to be 64 and guess what... I ride an E-Bike, or more precisely an E-Assist bicycle... ( a BIG difference, IMO )… I say go for an E-Assist bicycle and you will NOT regret it. JMO... ;)
12-22-19, 07:24 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,754
Posted By 350htrr

I am almost, NO, Make that 100% sure, I am not,...

I am almost, NO, Make that 100% sure, I am not, in the same league as most people here... BUT, Guess what, I don't care... :foo: , OK, I do care, but... :50: I just keep on pedaling, even tho, I use...
12-21-19, 06:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,001
Posted By 350htrr

Well now... Conjecture is a bit over the top... I...

Well now... Conjecture is a bit over the top... I do know, from personal experience/personal/family lifelines that EVERY one, of my Grandparents, from BOTH sides of the family lived to be in their...
12-21-19, 04:15 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,945
Posted By 350htrr

OOoopps… I was wondering what PR's meant... :o...

OOoopps… I was wondering what PR's meant... :o OK, My average ride seems to be 41.4 Km and my average elevation per ride is 466Meters... :thumb:
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