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11-17-22, 07:58 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,456
Posted By rsbob

My 71. Originally a 4 cylinder but swapped in a...

My 71. Originally a 4 cylinder but swapped in a 3.0 911 engine. The whole car has been heavily modified, but didn’t want it to look that way.
...
11-16-22, 11:36 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 3,315
Posted By RCMoeur

...and eliminate the need for a bell or horn. A...

...and eliminate the need for a bell or horn. A quick tap on the brakes, and the French-accented howling squeal will alert everyone to your presence. :)

I do have a pair of Racers on my fixie. And...
11-16-22, 04:53 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 3,315
Posted By mstateglfr

Good lord, an obvious throw away joking post gets...

Good lord, an obvious throw away joking post gets this much pushback. Classic Bikeforums.
Of course there were a bunch of bikes with centerpull brakes being ridden in the 90s.
But no, that wasn't...
11-05-22, 08:23 AM
Replies: 991
Views: 989,943
Posted By wrobertdavis

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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I had this bike custom built, incorporating everything I wanted for...
10-22-22, 12:36 PM
Replies: 991
Views: 989,943
Posted By rvman

Here's my bike with an old Trek pannier used for...

Here's my bike with an old Trek pannier used for my spare 13ah battery. Now I'm good for just over 60 miles of run time. ...
10-17-22, 05:59 PM
Replies: 991
Views: 989,943
Posted By tulsarob

Here's a shot from the sporting clay course I go...

Here's a shot from the sporting clay course I go to.
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10-07-22, 02:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 653
Posted By Ironfish653

Decent 27" wheels are not hard to find, nor are...

Decent 27" wheels are not hard to find, nor are they very expensive. In fact, most of them come with 126mm freewheel hubs, so it's a straight swap for your vintage "ten-speed "

Here's a nice set...
10-07-22, 12:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 653
Posted By alcjphil

Upgrading to alloy rims is a huge improvement and...

Upgrading to alloy rims is a huge improvement and it isn't only about weight. In wet conditions alloy rims will still provide decent braking. Steel rims, on the other hand, pretty much provide zero...
10-07-22, 12:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 653
Posted By Velo Mule

Nice Mixte Doc_Wui . I agree with dedhed that...

Nice Mixte Doc_Wui . I agree with dedhed that this is the best improvement you can make. You may know this technique already, get a pair of aluminum rims and the tape the new rim to the old rim...
09-10-22, 10:51 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 999
Posted By tds101

My Fiido L3 is a friggin boat anchor (55lbs,...

My Fiido L3 is a friggin boat anchor (55lbs, disgustingly bulky folded), and my Qualisports Dolphin is "supposedly" 47lbs (even worse folded, impossibly annoying to carry IMO - but ride quality is...
08-05-22, 09:14 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,300
Posted By 2old

My son has a Rad bike probably like the one...

My son has a Rad bike probably like the one described in the suit ($1,500 or so, non-folding). He rides it with his 80 pound daughter on the back without incident. It's fine as long as you realize...
07-22-22, 08:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 750
Posted By Chuckles1

My Bafang rear hub drive kit came with 700x19...

My Bafang rear hub drive kit came with 700x19 rim. I put a 45mm Schwalbe Marathon tire on it and have been very happy for 1100 miles. Maybe 2.2" isn't necessary. The 45mm is pretty beefy. By the way,...
07-01-22, 04:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 762
Posted By Kai Winters

If on a group ride claim you have no idea how to...

If on a group ride claim you have no idea how to fix the problem and hope some kind hearted soul will get their hands dirty while you watch...
06-13-22, 05:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 244
Posted By dedhed

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06-11-22, 06:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 564
Posted By KPREN

In comparison to an analog/dinosaur/no electric...

In comparison to an analog/dinosaur/no electric bike I find that I eat more food than at home but less than on the regular bike trip. The problem is I tend to carry to much food so I save nothing on...
06-10-22, 01:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 463
Posted By homeless in ca.

I used a piece of rubber between the motor and...

I used a piece of rubber between the motor and the bottom tube and it leaves the rear derailleur functional. Just torqued down the motor and the derailleur still switches gears nicely.

Since I...
06-09-22, 08:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 564
Posted By jeneralist

Touring on an acoustic bike, I couldn't eat much...

Touring on an acoustic bike, I couldn't eat much while I was riding -- I was exerting too much to have an appetite. Once I was off the bike and resting, then I got hungry.

I haven't exerted...
05-27-22, 08:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 571
Posted By Chuck M

I've always had the best luck with round ones.

I've always had the best luck with round ones.
05-12-22, 08:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,315
Posted By kahn

I think I flunked because I do not commute to...

I think I flunked because I do not commute to work or school using an e-bike!
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-07-22, 09:00 AM
Replies: 1,065
Views: 356,401
Posted By GeezyRider

Looks like BD has lowered the price on the Nano...

Looks like BD has lowered the price on the Nano from $399 to $329.
04-30-22, 01:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,275
Posted By FREEBIRD1

Talking Cruiser GO

Picked up the single speed cruiser version, so far I really like it. Bike has plenty of pep, hill climbing ability, and stops well. I like the old school frame design over the high Townie, and the...
04-27-22, 10:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,275
Posted By Froyd Stellar

The main difference for me is the size of the...

The main difference for me is the size of the "rechargeable unit", i.e. full bike vs battery. With my bike with the integrated battery needs to be brought inside and parked near an outlet, whereas he...
04-10-22, 09:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 733
Posted By cat0020

Already in the "Electric Folding Bikes" thread....

Already in the "Electric Folding Bikes" thread. (https://www.bikeforums.net/22465655-post78.html)
04-09-22, 02:25 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,790
Posted By WGB

Crank remover screwed in - without removing the...

Crank remover screwed in - without removing the bolt first.....
04-03-22, 04:28 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,475
Posted By Rad45

No. Do not buy a second battery unless you need...

No. Do not buy a second battery unless you need two, such as long trips. Batteries age even if they are not being used. After several years when your first battery is shot, your second battery...
04-02-22, 07:46 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,475
Posted By Rad45

Balogna

The lifespan of an electric bike is the ability of the owner to repair and maintain it. I purchased a used 1999 EVG bike in 2006. It is now approaching 19,000 miles. Yes, I have to replace a few...
03-28-22, 08:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 657
Posted By PhilWinIL

I have a Sun EZ Sport that was converted into an...

I have a Sun EZ Sport that was converted into an e-bike last year. I started out with a 1000W motor, but the problem with that was between its weight and the frame weight, it was just too heavy....
03-28-22, 12:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 657
Posted By speedy25

A mid drive is the most suitable for BOTH bikes. ...

A mid drive is the most suitable for BOTH bikes.

-SP
03-27-22, 05:40 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,178
Posted By jaxgtr

podium girls to congrats the non finishers.

podium girls to congrats the non finishers.
02-13-22, 10:34 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,758
Posted By johny24

Wow this thread is still alive… I ended...

Wow this thread is still alive…

I ended using a kryptoonite lock, my second foldy lock ended up again not opening and in summer conditions last year not winter conditions. I never had a bike lock...
01-13-22, 11:01 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 8,397
Posted By N2deep

This is all snobbish bullpoop. Sounds like some...

This is all snobbish bullpoop. Sounds like some shallow, stoopid, self empowering pigmy idea for saving the world. You need to see the people in this world who’s mother and father work their asses...
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-07-22, 11:10 AM
Replies: 1,065
Views: 356,401
Posted By cat0020

I didn't know a mini velo thread existed under...

I didn't know a mini velo thread existed under the Folding Bike forum.
I've been riding my Sundeal $139 mini velo since 2018 as a errand runner in Brooklyn, NY.
https://i.imgur.com/5FmZ68d.jpg
My...
01-01-22, 09:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 523
Posted By rapattack

changed throttle

I ended up buying a new throttle as there was another issue of a small ring that fits inside that had that had a TAB broken. I couldn't just by that little TAB which is very annoying or that little...
01-01-22, 09:34 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,575
Posted By rapattack

repaired

Hi I just thought I would update you that I had the battery repaired. They said some cells had stopped working and something else but I've now forgotten. It cost me about $175 Australian to get it...
12-27-21, 06:16 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 11,561
Posted By kimguroo

Fiido X lite ebike. 250w hub motor, Torque...

Fiido X lite ebike.
250w hub motor, Torque sensor without a throttle feature, 7 speed, mechanical disk brake.
paid for $899 from indiegogo crowdfunding project. It included shipping and tax.
it...
11-29-21, 01:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,172
Posted By chas58

Beautiful day for an ebike. I highly...

Beautiful day for an ebike.

I highly recommend studded tires. The ebike doesn't care. I've been doing this for decades, but ice still manages to surprise me no matter how skilled and experienced I...
11-29-21, 09:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,008
Posted By livedarklions

It actually worked: ...

It actually worked:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OT_xDofi28k
10-25-21, 01:42 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,161
Posted By nomadmax

Frame pump to the spokes, then a sucker punch to...

Frame pump to the spokes, then a sucker punch to help him up.
10-11-21, 03:38 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,161
Posted By grizzly59

All the Kum Ba Yah encourages these folks. Being...

All the Kum Ba Yah encourages these folks. Being pepper sprayed and having your bike tossed in the creek might be enough of a Significant Emotional Event to evoke reflection and behavior change.
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-10-21, 01:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,141
Posted By Bonzo Banana

Very interesting frame design but I would never...

Very interesting frame design but I would never go for rear suspension on such cheap folding bikes. I think when you are buying a cheap bike keep it simple. So much to go wrong with suspension, not...
10-04-21, 01:45 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 7,395
Posted By Lazyass

That's a piece of crap. If you're smart you find...

That's a piece of crap. If you're smart you find an older higher end bike with low miles that someone bought to get into cycling but after a couple of rides they said screw that. After they let it...
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-02-21, 07:16 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,729
Posted By jfouellette

Here is a picture of the mini velo I ordered ...

Here is a picture of the mini velo I ordered


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08-28-21, 05:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,529
Posted By 2old

How much bigger can the chainring get before it...

How much bigger can the chainring get before it interferes with the frame (seat stay)? You might be better off with an 11-? freewheel. If you're at 21 mph with a pedal speed of 90 RPM now, you could...
08-22-21, 03:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,447
Posted By mclewis1

The linearity of the voltage to capacity...

The linearity of the voltage to capacity relationship of a particular battery will be dependent on the design and chemistry of the battery, it's age and condition, and how it's being discharged. Yes,...
08-16-21, 12:29 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,247
Posted By klevin

Bikes from mfgr like Radpower are great starter...

Bikes from mfgr like Radpower are great starter ebikes for city dwellers, especially for those who want to ride bike paths and aren't in hilly cities. If one decides to do more, say venture into...
08-16-21, 06:34 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,247
Posted By KPREN

It varies from sect to sect with the Amish. I...

It varies from sect to sect with the Amish. I live on the northern edge of the biggest Amish area in the US. Five years ago it was 90% buggies and 10% bicycles for commerce. Now its about 40%...
08-12-21, 10:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,224
Posted By MarcusT

Bosch is not an add-on system, they come as a...

Bosch is not an add-on system, they come as a whole bike only. You need to look for systems like Bafang to convert.
There are 2 types of motors for conversion.
The mid mount motor, similar to the...
07-13-21, 05:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,571
Posted By Pridedog

The other way

I transitioned from regular bikes (Over 220,000 miles) to ebikes. Due to health reasons I will not be going back. I have given my stable of regular bikes to my kids and grandchildren. I now have over...
06-30-21, 09:26 AM
Replies: 321
Views: 15,723
Posted By rydabent

As I have posted elsewhere, the argument about...

As I have posted elsewhere, the argument about e-bikes is over. People have voted with their money, and e-bikes are everywhere. Already on a 25 mile ride around town, I will see several on the bike...
06-24-21, 08:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,044
Posted By ClydeClydeson

Everyone has different values. I used to carry...

Everyone has different values. I used to carry $4000 worth of bikes on a $50 rack atop a $300 car. I have seen loads of people transporting their $89 bikes on $800 rack systems on $60000 cars. ...
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