Go Back  Bike Forums > Search Forums
Reload this Page >

Search Results

Notices
 
Search: Posts Made By: LandLuger
Showing results 1 to 50 of 371
Search took 0.04 seconds.
04-13-07, 07:52 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,284
Posted By LandLuger

The unfortunate thing about SLA is the weight. ...

The unfortunate thing about SLA is the weight. It is not so much the weight on the bicycle, but rather the cost to ship the things. Originating in China, I bet the vast majority of the cost of the...
04-13-07, 11:41 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,927
Posted By LandLuger

Right. Thanks Roody; I didn't mean to take the...

Right. Thanks Roody; I didn't mean to take the thread into such deep dark waters. If I wasn't optimistic I wouldn't be engaging in my local efforts nor even in this forum.
04-13-07, 11:19 AM
04-13-07, 11:17 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,927
Posted By LandLuger

Do you think moral relativism will be a boon in...

Do you think moral relativism will be a boon in the times ahead? Personally, I would be comforted to know the starving fellow contemplating murder to feed his family with my supplies would possibly...
04-13-07, 11:04 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,447
Posted By LandLuger

+1, while there are a few hypotheticalsituations...

+1, while there are a few hypotheticalsituations where the height of a DF would be a boon, I've never found myself in such a situation.

Other things to consider:

Make a cognitive note to unclip...
Forum: Commuting
04-13-07, 10:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 340
Posted By LandLuger

I've been considering doing just what you...

I've been considering doing just what you described when I go to visit my daughter in the hospital 90 miles away--as there is no bus nor train that runs from my city to the hospital. My reservations...
Forum: Recumbent
04-13-07, 10:16 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,445
Posted By LandLuger

No fenders on my 'bents that's what the old...

No fenders on my 'bents that's what the old beater DF is for--riding in the rain and slop.
04-13-07, 09:49 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,284
Posted By LandLuger

What exactly are you afraid of? The weight or...

What exactly are you afraid of? The weight or losing your ability to climb? Most of my transportational riding is done on the ebike, but I can still out climb most of the local club riders on the...
Forum: Commuting
04-13-07, 09:43 AM
Replies: 214
Views: 8,358
Posted By LandLuger

I don't know how long you've been cycling nor the...

I don't know how long you've been cycling nor the nature of the cagers in your neck of the woods, but if you can't see the increased safety gained from having less of a speed differential, I can't...
04-13-07, 09:43 AM
Replies: 266
Views: 13,330
Posted By LandLuger

I don't know how long you've been cycling nor the...

I don't know how long you've been cycling nor the nature of the cagers in your neck of the woods, but if you can't see the increased safety gained from having less of a speed differential, I can't...
04-13-07, 09:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 542
Posted By LandLuger

If I were to install a centralized wood heating...

If I were to install a centralized wood heating system that would be fine, but remember those units are very smoky due to inefficient combustion--probably due to the tremendous heat loss to the...
04-13-07, 08:48 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,927
Posted By LandLuger

Your suggestion is probably not that far removed...

Your suggestion is probably not that far removed from reality. Consider our secular society; our culture's moral center continues to decay with each passing day. If peak oil hits at the wrong...
Forum: Commuting
04-13-07, 12:04 AM
Replies: 214
Views: 8,358
Posted By LandLuger

I'll remind you of that when the inattentive...

I'll remind you of that when the inattentive soccer mom turns you into a statistic because you were climbing a hill on your pure, human-powered bicycle at 10MPH in a 55MPH zone.
04-13-07, 12:04 AM
Replies: 266
Views: 13,330
Posted By LandLuger

I'll remind you of that when the inattentive...

I'll remind you of that when the inattentive soccer mom turns you into a statistic because you were climbing a hill on your pure, human-powered bicycle at 10MPH in a 55MPH zone.
04-12-07, 11:57 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,284
Posted By LandLuger

If I were given a velomobile tommorrow I would...

If I were given a velomobile tommorrow I would have an electric assist installed for the Monday morning commute. Aerodynamics are great, but I'm not going to haul 300lbs. of rider and velo up even...
04-12-07, 11:54 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,284
Posted By LandLuger

The mongoose runs on SLA (AGM) batteries unless...

The mongoose runs on SLA (AGM) batteries unless they redesigned the bike recently hence my post. However, the mongoose with its geared motor would be a good fit for NiMH if Hoofer gets creative and...
04-12-07, 11:27 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,392
Posted By LandLuger

Somebody been listening to C2C lately:) George...

Somebody been listening to C2C lately:) George had Michael & Kathleen Gear on the show this week describing the fun times ahead as human population levels exceed the carrying capacity of the Earth.
04-12-07, 11:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 624
Posted By LandLuger

Wow. Now that brings back memories. When I went...

Wow. Now that brings back memories. When I went to early grade school (3rd or 4th) I walked everyday, and my parents didn't once voice a concern. It was awesome. If memory serves, the trek was...
04-12-07, 10:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 542
Posted By LandLuger

My strategy involves eliminating any electrical...

My strategy involves eliminating any electrical appliance that generates heat as these are usually the big offenders. Beyond that one might get one of these just to get a handle on where you need to...
04-12-07, 10:15 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,574
Posted By LandLuger

Like many youths, I was into import moding until...

Like many youths, I was into import moding until it became apparent one needed virtually bottomless pockets to seriously compete. Having gained some wisdom since then I channel my energies into the...
04-11-07, 09:29 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,284
Posted By LandLuger

You'll be doing yourself a favor if you charge...

You'll be doing yourself a favor if you charge the battery at work. Battery sulfation isn't our friend.
Forum: Recumbent
04-11-07, 08:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,467
Posted By LandLuger

That's a NoCom (No Compromises).

That's a NoCom (No Compromises).
04-11-07, 07:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 937
Posted By LandLuger

No bikeracks nor advocacy group here save myself.

No bikeracks nor advocacy group here save myself.
Forum: Commuting
04-11-07, 02:32 AM
Replies: 214
Views: 8,358
Posted By LandLuger

The sheer amount of miss-information and outright...

The sheer amount of miss-information and outright ignorance being spewed by those who don't own ebikes is staggering. I would address each one in course, but the posts I have made in the past...
04-11-07, 02:32 AM
Replies: 266
Views: 13,330
Posted By LandLuger

The sheer amount of miss-information and outright...

The sheer amount of miss-information and outright ignorance being spewed by those who don't own ebikes is staggering. I would address each one in course, but the posts I have made in the past...
04-11-07, 12:33 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,392
Posted By LandLuger

Off topic, but yes, I've been following this...

Off topic, but yes, I've been following this developing story with keen interest. Very frightening given that something close to 1/3 of our produce is tied to the efforts of these little fellows. ...
04-07-07, 09:28 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,448
Posted By LandLuger

Your suggestion reminds me of that college...

Your suggestion reminds me of that college student who spent his vacation living in Walmart. It was remarkable how many days he remained undiscovered.
04-06-07, 09:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 978
Posted By LandLuger

http://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=Koo...

http://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=Koolaid+Drinker
04-06-07, 06:38 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,162
Posted By LandLuger

Great achievement; I'll know where to go for...

Great achievement; I'll know where to go for winter riding info if I ever see any snow!
04-06-07, 12:45 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,361
Posted By LandLuger

Not as much torque as my father's 1000w 48V...

Not as much torque as my father's 1000w 48V Lashout--that bike's motor is geared down significantly, but my top end is in excess of 30MPH in the 409 winding. As far as the 406, well. . .I only tried...
04-05-07, 04:06 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,361
Posted By LandLuger

What, as it relates to ebike hub motors?

What, as it relates to ebike hub motors?
04-05-07, 03:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 978
Posted By LandLuger

The Pres has the Bully Pulpit; the means to set...

The Pres has the Bully Pulpit; the means to set the agenda. While I realize that his poor poll numbers limits his present effectiveness, I would like to see something more than inspecting a few...
Forum: Commuting
04-05-07, 03:20 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,832
Posted By LandLuger

Get healed and back on the road soon; don't let...

Get healed and back on the road soon; don't let the trooper discourage you in your commute. I put thousands of miles on 55MPH roads every year--on a lowracer even! I'm totally dependent upon my...
04-05-07, 02:56 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 3,256
Posted By LandLuger

***t happens; I can't speculate on the...

***t happens; I can't speculate on the circumstances of these events. Were you aware that you're more likely to get killed by an asteroid impact than die in a plane crash? Do you go about your...
04-05-07, 01:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 978
Posted By LandLuger

It's @#*t like this that keeps half the people I...

It's @#*t like this that keeps half the people I know slaves to the automobile and afraid of the bicycle. The President might want to consider putting his energies into getting more cops on the...
04-05-07, 12:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 833
Posted By LandLuger

I just hope that while my fellow "green" citizens...

I just hope that while my fellow "green" citizens are flying home to catch their favorite episode of House Makeover hosted by Al Gore in their hybrid SUV that they remember to "share" the road.
04-05-07, 12:32 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,308
Posted By LandLuger

The only altercation that I have had with horses...

The only altercation that I have had with horses was on a lonely section of the R2T project where the equestrian trail crosses the bike trail. On this particular section--many miles from the city--I...
04-05-07, 12:16 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 3,256
Posted By LandLuger

I didn't say I haven't had accidents. I practice...

I didn't say I haven't had accidents. I practice a philosophy of personal responsibility on the road. If it helps you to understand think of it as extreme defensive driving. I don't give anyone...
04-05-07, 11:17 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,361
Posted By LandLuger

Look, I'm all for conserving energy on the bike. ...

Look, I'm all for conserving energy on the bike. When ebikes go mainstream (notice I didn't say "if") then I doubt you'll be able to find a bike without regen, but at present I'm not going to spend...
04-05-07, 10:58 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,361
Posted By LandLuger

I would be interested to see the math on that...

I would be interested to see the math on that comparison between an ebike and a motorcycle. It is an easy decision, actually. Electric assist has one sole purpose: to expand on the capabilities of...
04-05-07, 09:48 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,489
Posted By LandLuger

I'll put my money on that one out of all the...

I'll put my money on that one out of all the choices thus offered; the city would stand to get a few million out of the feds just by saying they were doing "corn ethanol research." :(
04-04-07, 10:37 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,361
Posted By LandLuger

I don't want to write anything ill of Bionx, but...

I don't want to write anything ill of Bionx, but it's kind of funny that my simple, gearless hubmotor equiped roadbike easily gets 2X-3X the range of the Bionx owners that I know while running on...
04-04-07, 07:40 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 3,256
Posted By LandLuger

Zero. I don't believe in the unavoidable...

Zero. I don't believe in the unavoidable accident. Maybe this is what has kept me alive for so many years.
04-04-07, 07:32 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,361
Posted By LandLuger

If I can assume you are basing the above...

If I can assume you are basing the above assertion on your Zap kit then I can understand why you might think that.
04-04-07, 07:19 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,804
Posted By LandLuger

The hottest candidate that I can think of is...

The hottest candidate that I can think of is switchgrass. This is a domestic plant that requires no fertilization year after year. If memory serves, yields are something in excess of tenfold over...
04-04-07, 06:43 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,341
Posted By LandLuger

On bikes w/o an airhorn, I do a lot of screaming....

On bikes w/o an airhorn, I do a lot of screaming. In your case I usually yell out, "too close!" Seems to rattle some drivers because they often run the redlight when they see I'm going to catch...
04-04-07, 04:01 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,804
Posted By LandLuger

The effort, time, and money our country is...

The effort, time, and money our country is wasting in the attempt to refine the process of Ethanol production from fruits (corn, wheat, soybean, artichoke, etc.) is ridiculous. If Ethanol has a...
04-04-07, 02:59 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,648
Posted By LandLuger

From my limited correspondence with ILTB I gather...

From my limited correspondence with ILTB I gather he's in it for the entertainment. Thus I take his comments in stride and enjoy the humor. However, he does often derail the flow of the discussion...
04-04-07, 02:13 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,361
Posted By LandLuger

Do you own a Bionx? Have you done any informal...

Do you own a Bionx? Have you done any informal range testing?
Forum: Recumbent
04-04-07, 01:56 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,742
Posted By LandLuger

enjoyment would be a more encompassing than...

enjoyment would be a more encompassing than "comfort." I suppose I'm in the minority, but I don't ride 'bents as a "give up" bike in fact I'm in the DF saddle more often than not. The recumbent...
Showing results 1 to 50 of 371
 


 
Forum Jump

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service - Do Not Sell My Personal Information -

Copyright 2021 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.