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12-04-14, 11:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,140
Posted By Allen

Doesn't work like that. You use less energy just...

Doesn't work like that. You use less energy just pedaling. No system is 100% efficient, therefore you have to put more energy in to run the dynamo than you would get out of it. If that energy is...
11-30-14, 10:29 PM
Replies: 299
Views: 226,126
Posted By Allen

ModoVincere Sonny Johnson. A very good...

ModoVincere

Sonny Johnson. A very good friend to many here. Passed away far too soon while riding his trainer.
11-23-14, 08:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,554
Posted By Allen

Agreed. Disk brakes are nice but not a necessity.

Agreed. Disk brakes are nice but not a necessity.
11-23-14, 11:26 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,967
Posted By Allen

Closing this.

Closing this.
11-21-14, 12:37 PM
Replies: 1,065
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Views: 535,543
Posted By Allen

cattivo Incompatibility--indefinite

cattivo
Incompatibility--indefinite
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-21-14, 12:22 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 10,698
Posted By Allen

I think with that this thread can be closed.

I think with that this thread can be closed.
11-19-14, 01:33 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,377
Posted By Allen

http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/51eTv3br7fL....

http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/51eTv3br7fL._UX342_.jpg
11-11-14, 10:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 764
Posted By Allen

Moved from Framebuilding

Moved from Framebuilding
Forum: Commuting
10-18-14, 04:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 610
Posted By Allen

There is, down at the bottom of the main page.

There is, down at the bottom of the main page.
Forum: Touring
10-18-14, 03:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,992
Posted By Allen

Moved from Long Distance

Moved from Long Distance
10-14-14, 08:53 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,200
Posted By Allen

I think this thread has run aground. Closing.

I think this thread has run aground. Closing.
10-06-14, 03:02 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 17,350
Posted By Allen

Probably time for this thread to be locked.

Probably time for this thread to be locked.
09-28-14, 05:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,217
Posted By Allen

Closing for decorum.

Closing for decorum.
Forum: Framebuilders
09-07-14, 08:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,386
Posted By Allen

Moved to Framebuilding from C&V.

Moved to Framebuilding from C&V.
08-19-14, 09:15 AM
Replies: 1,065
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Views: 535,543
Posted By Allen

mconlonx At his own request--2 weeks

mconlonx
At his own request--2 weeks
08-11-14, 07:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 850
Posted By Allen

Moved from Adaptive cycling

Moved from Adaptive cycling
08-07-14, 06:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,969
Posted By Allen

Nice clean looking build. Well done.

Nice clean looking build. Well done.
08-06-14, 01:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,545
Posted By Allen

Like BikeForums, Nolo.com is a property of...

Like BikeForums, Nolo.com is a property of Internet Brands.
08-03-14, 09:05 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 15,500
Posted By Allen

I think that has it plugged. Sorry for the...

I think that has it plugged.

Sorry for the mess.

thread opened again.
08-03-14, 09:03 PM
Replies: 1,065
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Views: 535,543
Posted By Allen

retrovision--insulting members, trolling....

retrovision--insulting members, trolling. Indefinite.
08-03-14, 08:58 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 15,500
Posted By Allen

Due to a noxious gas leak this thread is being...

Due to a noxious gas leak this thread is being closed for repair.
08-03-14, 07:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,969
Posted By Allen

Congratulations. Got any pics of your build?

Congratulations.
Got any pics of your build?
08-01-14, 04:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 982
Posted By Allen

They don't last long. We clear them as soon as we...

They don't last long. We clear them as soon as we can.
07-31-14, 09:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,267
Posted By Allen

Not a good idea to have that amount of power on...

Not a good idea to have that amount of power on any front fork. It is putting all of the torque on the end of a fulcrum arm that is only attached to the frame in one point. Poor design from an...
Forum: Introductions
07-31-14, 01:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 311
Posted By Allen

Welcome

Welcome
07-28-14, 08:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,812
Posted By Allen

That means the motor has to be either too weak to...

That means the motor has to be either too weak to propel one faster, or be fitted with an automatic kill switch (not user controlled) that prevents the motor from operating beyond 20mph. The key word...
07-28-14, 08:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,812
Posted By Allen

Level ground. A 2 watt motor can propel a bike...

Level ground. A 2 watt motor can propel a bike faster than 20mph if you are rolling down Brasstown Bald. A thousand watt motor is going to have difficulty pushing you faster than 20 mph up Brasstown...
07-28-14, 07:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,812
Posted By Allen

There is nothing ambiguous about the wording. You...

There is nothing ambiguous about the wording. You have to have a kill switch for the motor that activates at 20 mph.
07-28-14, 07:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,812
Posted By Allen

No. The motor has to have an automatic cut off if...

No. The motor has to have an automatic cut off if the bike is traveling at 20mph or greater. Nothing to do with the grade of the road.

In short, you must tag an electric bike if it can go faster...
07-28-14, 03:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,812
Posted By Allen

Fellow Georgian. The law means just what it says,...

Fellow Georgian. The law means just what it says, no motor greater than 1000 watts, and a 20mph governor (be that a shut off, low gearing, or whatever). Going down hill or pedaling on you own you may...
07-20-14, 08:02 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,874
Posted By Allen

Moving this from Road. General cycling is...

Moving this from Road.
General cycling is probably a more receptive fit for this thread.
Forum: Introductions
07-18-14, 08:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 345
Posted By Allen

Welcome

Welcome
Forum: Introductions
07-18-14, 08:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 336
Posted By Allen

Welcome.

Welcome.
07-16-14, 09:06 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 10,640
Posted By Allen

With people responding to posts that are years...

With people responding to posts that are years old this thread is becoming a bit confused. If y'all want to continue the discussion start a fresh one. At least then everyone will be on the same...
Forum: Introductions
07-14-14, 01:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,017
Posted By Allen

Welcome

Welcome
07-14-14, 09:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,493
Posted By Allen

1.) If the police see you cruising at 50kph is...

1.) If the police see you cruising at 50kph is how they would know you have more than a 250w motor.

2.2) A 50kph hub motor is going to be the size of a small pizza, and the battery pack is going...
06-30-14, 10:24 PM
Replies: 1,065
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Views: 535,543
Posted By Allen

roadandmountain--high maintenance,indefinite

roadandmountain--high maintenance,indefinite
Forum: Touring
06-30-14, 10:17 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,761
Posted By Allen

Moved from Road

Moved from Road
Forum: Touring
06-29-14, 11:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,761
Posted By Allen

You must be in South Georgia, I'm going to guess...

You must be in South Georgia, I'm going to guess Savannah.
06-11-14, 03:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,449
Posted By Allen

Than

Than
06-10-14, 09:36 AM
Replies: 1,065
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Views: 535,543
Posted By Allen

casio04330 Inappropriate language, 14 days

casio04330 Inappropriate language, 14 days
06-08-14, 03:49 PM
Replies: 1,000
Views: 993,544
Posted By Allen

That's a beauty

That's a beauty
06-06-14, 04:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,878
Posted By Allen

Don't use a motor that powerful on the front. The...

Don't use a motor that powerful on the front. The front fork is a fulcrum arm. That much juice on the end of it can shear the fork clean off the bike.
06-05-14, 03:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,160
Posted By Allen

The bots target the first forums on the list. ...

The bots target the first forums on the list.
Thanks for reporting the spam.
02-02-14, 01:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 15,261
Posted By Allen

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Front_freewheel ...

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Front_freewheel
^^^^
Shimano made a freewheel front crank back in the 70s.
Panasonic makes now now.
Forum: Introductions
01-15-14, 01:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 276
Posted By Allen

Welcome to BF.

Welcome to BF.
Forum: Southeast
01-14-14, 09:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,580
Posted By Allen

Also consider taking up fly fishing. Bill Oyster,...

Also consider taking up fly fishing. Bill Oyster, arguably the best bamboo fly rod maker in the world, has his shop in Blue Ridge. The fishing in the area is outstanding as well.
01-13-14, 09:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 477
Posted By Allen

Closing this then.

Closing this then.
Forum: Introductions
01-13-14, 04:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 256
Posted By Allen

Howdy. Welcome to BF

Howdy. Welcome to BF
Forum: Introductions
12-29-13, 05:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 223
Posted By Allen

Welcome

Welcome
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