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Forum: Recumbent
01-13-23, 06:59 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,782
Posted By deltafour1212

Yep. Hopefully he is still around to receive my...

Yep. Hopefully he is still around to receive my question and answer it.
01-09-23, 02:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 339
Posted By DeadGrandpa

I agree with you, now understanding better just...

I agree with you, now understanding better just how you ride. Based on what little I know of how the cadence based system, it might fit your needs. I should stress that I have tried to explain how...
01-08-23, 09:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 339
Posted By fooferdoggie

you would use more of your gears. I doubt you...

you would use more of your gears. I doubt you would need a 52 but it depends on your cadence. like on my commuter I have a 46t and 11-32 and if I had enough energy I could get it up to 28. but I also...
01-08-23, 09:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 339
Posted By DeadGrandpa

My trike has a mid drive Shimano torque based...

My trike has a mid drive Shimano torque based pedal assist, 250W and 36v. It has three assist levels, a 44T front chain ring and a 11-36 ten speed cassette. To my perception, it feels like a regular...
Forum: Recumbent
01-07-23, 08:54 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 982
Posted By rydabent

Among us many trikers, we think that drivers...

Among us many trikers, we think that drivers think we are on some sort of handicap device. That is why they give us so much passing room. They dont want to see their picture on the front page of...
Forum: Recumbent
01-06-23, 04:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 426
Posted By rydabent

At 84, I am a very fortunate man. I have few...

At 84, I am a very fortunate man. I have few old age pains, and the ones I do have are minor enough I can just ignore them. One I do have on occasion is lower back pain. But amazingly enough nice...
Forum: Recumbent
12-20-22, 07:47 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 502
Posted By tcs

The TrikExplor M320 is a nifty design, but for a...

The TrikExplor M320 is a nifty design, but for a collapsing trike I like the Evolve Folding Trike design a lot better.

There are ~8 YouTube videos of this trike in folding action which one can...
Forum: Recumbent
11-02-22, 03:20 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,558
Posted By rydabent

But then you have to sit down again.

But then you have to sit down again.
Forum: Recumbent
10-24-22, 12:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 620
Posted By rydabent

Here in Nebr where it can get colder than 30...

Here in Nebr where it can get colder than 30 below, I make it thru the winter with my trike hung upside down in the garage, and me wrapped in my blankee in the house.
10-17-22, 08:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 655
Posted By 2old

Mid + SS negates the main advantage of a...

Mid + SS negates the main advantage of a mid-drive, that of multiplication of ratio using a cassette, freewheel or IGH. If your gearing is adequate for the steepest hills, you'll spin out in flat...
Forum: Recumbent
10-13-22, 11:32 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 982
Posted By rydabent

Here in Lincoln it is getting to be more often...

Here in Lincoln it is getting to be more often all the time. The local bent shop is selling all sorts of different kinds of trikes. Several are now e-trikes, and a few with fat tires.
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-10-22, 03:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 818
Posted By Joe Remi

This thread has a total of ONE person making any...

This thread has a total of ONE person making any effort to cause negativity towards Litepro or PRC. You're a troll, I don't understand why you haven't been banned for this crap yet.
09-27-22, 08:59 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 930
Posted By 2old

The only argument here is from an individual who...

The only argument here is from an individual who is making comments that oppose state law in most of the US including the states of at least three of the individuals responding (maybe him too since I...
09-27-22, 07:05 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 930
Posted By tds101

And an ebike with a throttle is nothing like a...

And an ebike with a throttle is nothing like a motorcycle. But, as usual, you attempt to pull this pathetic argument out of your,...hat,...🤣🤣🤣
09-27-22, 06:56 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 930
Posted By tds101

Ah, here we go again with the "motorcycle"...

Ah, here we go again with the "motorcycle" stupidity again. :roflmao2:
09-27-22, 06:52 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 930
Posted By tds101

You're wasting our time with your ridiculousness.

You're wasting our time with your ridiculousness.
09-27-22, 07:47 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 930
Posted By KPREN

I see you as a huge threat and a threat to your...

I see you as a huge threat and a threat to your own possible future. Be careful what you want to overregulate.
I am part of a bicycle group that rides three days a week on MUP. There are currently...
09-26-22, 03:41 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 930
Posted By 2old

Sometimes individuals don't like to obey the law....

Sometimes individuals don't like to obey the law. In CA and at least half of the other states, bikes with throttles that are governed to 20 mph are classified as BICYCLES. To deny this is against the...
09-26-22, 01:32 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 930
Posted By KPREN

I take it you are not in the USA where bikes can...

I take it you are not in the USA where bikes can have throttles and still be classified as a bicycle.
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-31-22, 08:32 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,677
Posted By pinholecam

They should invite him back to this forum, since...

They should invite him back to this forum, since there is no perceived conflict of interest now.
I miss his inputs (and never found him to be promoting his stuff here )
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-20-22, 08:11 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,268
Posted By amyvegan

After reading everyone's advice, pro and con , I...

After reading everyone's advice, pro and con , I decided to get BB7 disc, esp. because i'm getting e-assist and will have some times riding downhill, loaded w/a trailer and rain. Thank you so much!!!
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-18-22, 07:28 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 766
Posted By amyvegan

PLEASE DO NOT go out of your way to take a photo....

PLEASE DO NOT go out of your way to take a photo.
I can imagine how it works. THANK YOU.
I have already received numerous examples of workable items so I'm good. Really, don't make this a a...
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-16-22, 06:09 AM
Replies: 297
Views: 59,375
Posted By BillyD

Ron, do you have anything to say other than...

Ron, do you have anything to say other than personal accusations? Otherwise . . . .
08-05-22, 04:44 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,528
Posted By MNebiker

Here in my state the statues state that the...

Here in my state the statues state that the driver of an electric-assisted bicycle must be at least 15. Logic says the same thing too.
08-05-22, 12:34 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,528
Posted By 2old

linberl, I think it was his second such accident.

linberl, I think it was his second such accident.
08-05-22, 09:14 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,528
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...
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-04-22, 09:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,002
Posted By tds101

People constantly inject useless Brompton...

People constantly inject useless Brompton references in most posts. They can't seem to understand the fact that if you wanted a Brompton and it's kit, that you would have a Brompton. It's just how...
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-25-22, 01:50 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,865
Posted By vaultbrad

Disclaimer: I was a professional bike mechanic in...

Disclaimer: I was a professional bike mechanic in the past. I worked in a commuter centric shop and serviced/sold folders on occasion. Each service/new bike build included test rides.

Iíve test...
07-18-22, 09:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 787
Posted By 2old

I've had my LBS do that on a couple of builds...

I've had my LBS do that on a couple of builds where I didn't have the time to do it myself. However, check in advance. Some bike shops are not "e" fans. Bonus: you can have the shop use 14 ga spokes...
Forum: Recumbent
06-27-22, 01:40 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,558
Posted By rydabent

Yes trikes are a great destination machine. If...

Yes trikes are a great destination machine. If you go to a bike race or what ever, when you get there you have a lawn chair.
06-25-22, 09:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 554
Posted By tds101

The Jupiter Bike Discovery X5 is actually a cool,...

The Jupiter Bike Discovery X5 is actually a cool, small, light weight ebike for a commuter. Easy to handle as well,... Solid price at Costco too. I posted the pics so you could get an idea of the...
06-03-22, 05:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,157
Posted By tds101

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05-30-22, 09:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 522
Posted By tds101

Someone needs a bit of an attitude...

Someone needs a bit of an attitude "adjustment",... :notamused:
05-26-22, 09:23 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,561
Posted By 2old

I built a fine riding if a little ponderous...

I built a fine riding if a little ponderous errand bike using my 1985 Fuji Mt Fuji MTB, BBS02 and four pound seat bag battery. It goes about 15 miles since the PAS is at level 3 (of 9) or less when...
05-18-22, 04:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 590
Posted By 2old

All above sounds like what I've used, that is to...

All above sounds like what I've used, that is to charge to 100% every few months to allow the cells to balance, never let the battery drain completely (it was unavoidable once and dropped to 10% or...
Forum: Recumbent
04-19-22, 03:14 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,432
Posted By 10 Wheels

More ...

More
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Forum: Recumbent
03-19-22, 01:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,204
Posted By PhilWinIL

When we cleaned out my inlaw's garage, we came...

When we cleaned out my inlaw's garage, we came across a Sun EZ-3 three wheeler. Like the EZ-1 I have, it has a heavy frame, but when you are seated on it you are at the almost the same level as...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-13-22, 08:05 PM
Replies: 1,200
Views: 892,878
Posted By smallwheeler

I'M BACK, BABY! ...

I'M BACK, BABY!

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Forum: Folding Bikes
03-07-22, 09:45 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 6,579
Posted By Pinigis

The initial version will be chromoly, but we may...

The initial version will be chromoly, but we may add aluminum later.
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-06-22, 09:08 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 6,579
Posted By Pinigis

Fear not! We are working on bringing the Swift...

Fear not! We are working on bringing the Swift back! We are working with the original designer (Peter Reich) and are in the early stages of developing a new variant with his input. It will...
12-28-21, 09:14 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,890
Posted By jon c.

Damn, that's ugly.

Damn, that's ugly.
12-14-21, 05:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,511
Posted By 2old

To add, building (for me) is a fun hobby; if...

To add, building (for me) is a fun hobby; if there are problems, you probably can detect & correct them; the system usually doesn't require proprietary parts (check the price to replace a battery on...
12-11-21, 11:17 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,293
Posted By 2old

Always appreciate your comments. I'm in the...

Always appreciate your comments. I'm in the recreational camp, so don't leave my bike. When we go on vacation, it's MTB (no "e"), so any loss would be easier to assimilate. Seems as though...
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-06-21, 12:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,458
Posted By tds101

The issue people have w/Tern (I'm a Tern owner as...

The issue people have w/Tern (I'm a Tern owner as well) is their response. They lied, attempted to cover up, even silence people who've had catastrophic frame failures. People would up being injured,...
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-05-21, 10:26 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,458
Posted By wesgreen

After Tern's long history of frame breaks, and...

After Tern's long history of frame breaks, and the way they dealt with it, I'll never buy a bike from them.
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-03-21, 08:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,026
Posted By FolderBeholder

I think so too….helps streamline/implement sales...

I think so too….helps streamline/implement sales to those less willing to wait, or somewhat less particular about color, componentry etc. VS. having those potential clients go away and buy elsewhere...
06-23-21, 01:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,664
Posted By northernjeep

If it sounds too good to be true, it usually is.

If it sounds too good to be true, it usually is.
05-28-21, 08:33 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,244
Posted By 2old

The bike that might satisfy all your requirements...

The bike that might satisfy all your requirements is a Gocycle, but don't let it out of your sight. I've seen them in shops and bike shows (pre-COVID) and they're fantastic, light and expensive.
05-20-21, 01:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,634
Posted By Riveting

In Colorado, Class 1 and Class 2 are allowed on...

In Colorado, Class 1 and Class 2 are allowed on bike paths, Class 3 are not. I agree with this. IMHO, nobody on a trail/path needs power assist above 20 mph.
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-10-21, 07:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 760
Posted By rhenning

Call them and they will talk you through it. ...

Call them and they will talk you through it. They have an 800 number and are very helpful. The problem will be they have used many different kinds of headsets over the years. I am sure my 1995ish...
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