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04-01-12, 05:43 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 9,597
Posted By Sangesf

Every light is about 15% below parallel to the...

Every light is about 15% below parallel to the ground...

1.) Steady front, white light - 55w Halogen
2.) Steady rear, red light - 35w Halogen
3.) Steady rear, red Brake light - 55w Halogen
4.)...
03-20-12, 07:11 PM
Replies: 623
Views: 68,303
Posted By Sangesf

Ping ships separately as they don't stock it,...

Ping ships separately as they don't stock it, they just buy it and have him ship it to you...
$533 for ping battery... $80 shipping, $170 for kit + $30 shipping..
$813 total and you paid $1,000, so...
03-16-12, 08:09 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 3,732
Posted By Sangesf

To answer an earlier question about "Do I have to...

To answer an earlier question about "Do I have to follow traffic laws when on the shoulder"?

Yeah, if you want to cross a road(way), you better!

MY question is, if you're riding and not...
03-16-12, 07:32 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,565
Posted By Sangesf

In Florida, they were SUPPOSED to put out signs...

In Florida, they were SUPPOSED to put out signs EVERYWHERE in 2011 that had, BMUFL on the roads.. I gotta find out whatever happened to that...

They actually had that information on TV!!

The...
03-16-12, 09:11 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 3,732
Posted By Sangesf

And the NJ state law is one of them... So,...

And the NJ state law is one of them...

So, now, the question is in NJ, is the shoulder part of the "highway", part of the roadway, part of the road or none of those?
If it's none, then Uniform...
03-16-12, 08:16 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,565
Posted By Sangesf

I'm guessing those two laws are in different...

I'm guessing those two laws are in different areas and not the same area...
But I don't know of any states that say, you can't ride on the road..
Also, if it's a state law about riding in the road,...
03-14-12, 05:28 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 3,732
Posted By Sangesf

I'll say it again... The truly important part...

I'll say it again...
The truly important part is that she was on the shoulder of the road...
Everything else is just reference...
If she was actually on the roadway and something like this had...
03-14-12, 12:18 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 3,732
Posted By Sangesf

39:4-14.1 Rights, duties of bicycle riders on...

39:4-14.1 Rights, duties of bicycle riders on roadways, exemptions.
16. a. Every person riding a bicycle upon a roadway shall be granted all of the rights and shall be subject to all of the duties...
03-13-12, 03:54 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 3,732
Posted By Sangesf

Here's the thing tho.. The OP's original...

Here's the thing tho..

The OP's original statement about bicycles not being Vehicles is not actually correct..

And that was my point..

If you are given the RIGHTS AND DUTIES of a "thing"...
03-13-12, 10:56 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 3,732
Posted By Sangesf

Ok... Remember throughout the entire posts of...

Ok... Remember throughout the entire posts of mine I kept saying (RIGHTS) and (DUTIES) of a vehicle when on the roadway....

When I said, "They are (considered) vehicles when ON the roadway",...
03-13-12, 04:04 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 3,732
Posted By Sangesf

EXACTLY!!!!! Believe it or not, you are...

EXACTLY!!!!!

Believe it or not, you are actually agreeing with me..

Let break it down a bit, shall we?

First let's start with your original thought that a bicycle is not considered a...
03-13-12, 01:52 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 3,732
Posted By Sangesf

Maybe you'll understand it this way... Here...

Maybe you'll understand it this way...

Here is the "header" of the bicycle statute, concerning the "BS" as you call it..



That statute is an exemption of the statute you show of a bicycle...
03-13-12, 01:14 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 3,732
Posted By Sangesf

Lol.. You're still not getting it.... What...

Lol.. You're still not getting it....
What you're saying WOULD be true, IF a car wasn't considered a vehicle by definition originally, but it is..
A car is not to be ridden on a shoulder either...
03-13-12, 12:57 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 3,732
Posted By Sangesf

Yes... But you're not getting it... Yes,...

Yes... But you're not getting it...

Yes, the statutory definition of a vehicle excluded a bicycle...

BUT when a "Driver" of a bicycle is ON THE ROADWAY... (Meaning NOT the shoulder - the...
03-13-12, 12:22 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 3,732
Posted By Sangesf

They are not vehicles COMPATABLE with the...

They are not vehicles COMPATABLE with the shoulder..


Read it again.... You missed the part about... NJSA 39:4-14.1

READ THAT DOCUMENT IN IT'S ENTIRETY....

It had NOTHING to do with the...
03-13-12, 12:09 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 3,732
Posted By Sangesf

They are vehicles... That was about a pothole /...

They are vehicles... That was about a pothole / depression incident...

Basically that case was saying that when that woman was riding on the SHOULDER (NOT part of the roadway and NOT a designated...
03-12-12, 11:53 PM
Replies: 362
Views: 15,527
Posted By Sangesf

I look at it this way.... Double riding like...

I look at it this way....

Double riding like those guys did works well... Especially since there was a shoulder or bike lane or whatever..

If there's no shoulder area like that, double up, but...
03-11-12, 08:41 AM
Replies: 362
Views: 15,527
Posted By Sangesf

+1,000,000,000,000,000,000 :thumb: I feel...

+1,000,000,000,000,000,000 :thumb:

I feel the EXACT same way... (especially with a single rider)

In my opinion, most feel as if their "giving in", by "allowing" other drivers the ability to...
03-11-12, 06:57 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 866
Posted By Sangesf

The only people I know who have these "issues"...

The only people I know who have these "issues" are what I like to call the Lycra crowd...
And the funny thing is, they are the WORST OFFENDERS!!!

I ride well over 8,000 miles a year on my bike......
03-10-12, 01:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 866
Posted By Sangesf

Let's be honest.. 90% of the time, a cyclist is...

Let's be honest.. 90% of the time, a cyclist is "in the wrong"...

If you have 90% of the people doing something wrong, when is (an uniformed) person supposed to know when the other 10% is doing...
03-09-12, 03:50 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 866
Posted By Sangesf

He kept putting “lane splitting”, like it’s a bad...

He kept putting “lane splitting”, like it’s a bad thing.. It’s not… That’s what drivers are supposed to do…
They are NOT required to move totally over to the next lane, only keep a 3′ distance from...
03-08-12, 04:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,844
Posted By Sangesf

I have two of everything.... The reasons are.. ...

I have two of everything....
The reasons are..

1.) It's easier to setup.
2.) In case one of the throttles or motors craps out, I have a backup. ;)
3.) Running dual motors (and dual batteries)...
03-08-12, 04:48 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,579
Posted By Sangesf

1.) The statute is Chapter 316.003 (2). You can...

1.) The statute is Chapter 316.003 (2). You can just go to the Florida state website and look up the statutes from the main page... (It's under "Title XXIII - Motor Vehicles")

2.) email me at...
03-02-12, 06:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,020
Posted By Sangesf

October 5, 2009 — Ontario is bringing in some new...

October 5, 2009 — Ontario is bringing in some new safety requirements for electric bikes. E-bikes, which can reach a speed of 32 kilometres per hour, are allowed to share the road with cars,...
03-02-12, 06:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,020
Posted By Sangesf

October 5, 2009 — Ontario is bringing in some new...

October 5, 2009 — Ontario is bringing in some new safety requirements for electric bikes. E-bikes, which can reach a speed of 32 kilometres per hour, are allowed to share the road with cars,...
03-01-12, 04:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,844
Posted By Sangesf

They can flag you down... Happens about once a...

They can flag you down...
Happens about once a week...

There's nothing they can do, because it's a fully legal ebike...
03-01-12, 04:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,020
Posted By Sangesf

Could ya be a little more specific.. Kingston? ...

Could ya be a little more specific..
Kingston?
There's about 400 kingstons around the globe
02-29-12, 09:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,844
Posted By Sangesf

Most laws are created to limit / prohibit certain...

Most laws are created to limit / prohibit certain actions / vehicles.

Each motor is calibrated / limited in speed to 20 mph..
(Unless I'm going downhill and gravity takes over, but then the...
02-29-12, 08:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 720
Posted By Sangesf

I'm getting th prismatic 20Ah cells For 1/2...

I'm getting th prismatic 20Ah cells
For 1/2 that price
02-27-12, 05:25 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,579
Posted By Sangesf

I now have.... 1.) A printout of the...

I now have....

1.) A printout of the statute.

2.) A letter from the DMV
(Addressed to me also stating an electric bicycle does NOT need registration or a license)

and
3.) A copy of the...
02-27-12, 05:23 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,579
Posted By Sangesf

And I thought the response was a bit...

And I thought the response was a bit lackluster...
BUT.. After discussing it with a bunch of people, I understand that if the responding Sgt. had admitted any real wrong doing by his officer, that...
02-27-12, 05:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 720
Posted By Sangesf

Well, I've had nothing but good luck with the...

Well, I've had nothing but good luck with the 20ah packs I've bought from them...
They've even exceeded their specs..
02-25-12, 05:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 720
Posted By Sangesf

36v 15Ah lithium battery with BMS and charger can...

36v 15Ah lithium battery with BMS and charger can be had on eBay for $300 shipped...
Look it up and look for seller DAOJI888..
I've bought three from them and they rock...
That battery should get...
02-25-12, 02:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,690
Posted By Sangesf

My best suggestion is buy the 48v 20Ah pack from...

My best suggestion is buy the 48v 20Ah pack from YXM/DAOJI on eBay..
$529 SHIPPED!
It's actually 21Ah because they use 3Ah cells..
02-25-12, 01:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,087
Posted By Sangesf

Most people would say to stay away from "duct...

Most people would say to stay away from "duct tape" batteries off of eBay..

I have received 3 batteries from YXM/DAOJI off of eBay...
They took about a week to get to me and worked as (and better...
02-22-12, 04:16 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,579
Posted By Sangesf

Here is the response I received from the officers...

Here is the response I received from the officers direct commander in charge..
(Not the Chief of Police), but I'll take what I can get.



(There was a phone number, but no biggie).*

I also...
02-21-12, 12:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,690
Posted By Sangesf

Actually, I've been one of the lucky ones.. 99%...

Actually, I've been one of the lucky ones.. 99% of the (duct tape) batteries I've bought off of eBay have worked flawlessly and/or up to spec...

The last one I got was from YXM / Doj(something)...
02-21-12, 12:30 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,579
Posted By Sangesf

This is a letter I had to send to the Chief of Police in a town nearby me.

What do you guys think the response will be?
(And no, the officer wasn't having a "bad day" as I talked with a few people that work in that town and says he's a real jerk.)
02-18-12, 02:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,542
Posted By Sangesf

If you're talking kits, then there are a million...

If you're talking kits, then there are a million places..
Depends on how much you want to spend..
36v 20Ah battery will net you 20 miles round trip at 15mph..
36v 500w motor kit will help you with...
02-16-12, 06:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 937
Posted By Sangesf

+1 To the OP.. What state do you live...

+1

To the OP..
What state do you live in?
Why are you "car free"?
02-16-12, 01:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 698
Posted By Sangesf

The link didn't work... Edit: I have three.....

The link didn't work...

Edit: I have three..

1.) This is a general overview of my bike..

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iX1lwRFUTkQ


2.) My newest addition... ;)
02-16-12, 01:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,092
Posted By Sangesf

Do you have a drivers license? (You need one) ...

Do you have a drivers license?
(You need one)
Realize, you may NOT ride on the sidewalk (Under power)

If those two things are ok with you, then you can get a kit for around $700 that will give...
02-16-12, 01:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,690
Posted By Sangesf

First off, Ping Rocks! QA is there, Customer...

First off, Ping Rocks! QA is there, Customer Service is there..
Second.. That $600 does not include shipping.

Third...
RUN, FAR, FAR AWAY FROM ANYTHING ON ALIBABA..
1.) It's barely a 50/50...
02-15-12, 12:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,092
Posted By Sangesf

PM me and we'll discuss your options...

PM me and we'll discuss your options...
02-14-12, 10:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,092
Posted By Sangesf

What state do you live in? 20mph sustainable is...

What state do you live in?
20mph sustainable is quite easy on an ebike..
Bike "Paths" are usually not usable by people with motors on their bikes.
Do you have bike lanes?
The cost to go 21miles...
02-13-12, 03:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 641
Posted By Sangesf

How about a mid-chain drive motor, instead of a...

How about a mid-chain drive motor, instead of a hub motor?
02-09-12, 04:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 680
Posted By Sangesf

Put a basket on the front of the bike and add...

Put a basket on the front of the bike and add some weight (Maybe even an extra battery) and that will help with slip.
02-09-12, 04:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,097
Posted By Sangesf

If it has 4 wheels and you add a motor, legally...

If it has 4 wheels and you add a motor, legally it won't be a bicycle anymore..
Every state in the US considers a bicycle to have 2 or 3 wheels..
Believe it or not, having 4 wheels (Unless it's a...
02-07-12, 07:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,521
Posted By Sangesf

LiPo is NOT for newbies... I have 2 people in...

LiPo is NOT for newbies...
I have 2 people in the past 2 months that were LiPo newbies and both their batteries and bikes caught on fire...
I say only use LiPo IF you NEED SHORT/FAST trips... For...
02-07-12, 06:47 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,374
Posted By Sangesf

The problem is when they take an electric scooter...

The problem is when they take an electric scooter and add pedals and THEN call it an "electric bicycle"...
If you ask me, if it has a "deck" to put your feet on and pedaling it would only get you...
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