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08-15-22, 08:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 406
Posted By BiciMan

FWIW, my 2013 BH EasyMotion Neo Xtrem was/is a...

FWIW, my 2013 BH EasyMotion Neo Xtrem was/is a "TORQUE-based e-Assist (system) that also (has) a throttle"; and I've required nothing else. Good luck in your quest.
Forum: For Sale
07-04-22, 11:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 767
Posted By BiciMan

A beauty! Nice day to be in Central NJ.

A beauty! Nice day to be in Central NJ.
07-04-22, 11:11 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 45,375
Posted By BiciMan

Nice contribution, Schooner!

Nice contribution, Schooner!
07-04-22, 10:53 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,304
Posted By BiciMan

FWIW, I decided last year, at 73, to change out...

FWIW, I decided last year, at 73, to change out the knobby tires on my FS E-mtb and my Full Susp MB to discourage me from doing much off-road riding, figuring injuries today will be riskier than...
07-04-22, 08:41 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,934
Posted By BiciMan

Thank you, same as my former 61cm Bianchi, using...

Thank you, same as my former 61cm Bianchi, using same method. I am considering it, but I think I need index shifting.
06-30-22, 12:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,934
Posted By BiciMan

Very nice bike, and I like the top tube length. I...

Very nice bike, and I like the top tube length. I miss my Bianchi... How much does your bike weigh, please? Thank you.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-22, 07:41 AM
Replies: 1,276
Views: 310,948
Posted By BiciMan

Wow and Welcome! What a beautiful entry! I still...

Wow and Welcome! What a beautiful entry! I still have that Blackburn pump, though my pump-peg Bianchi is gone. The front end of yours appears to be rotated upside down, BTW. (The chainstay dacal...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-22, 07:23 AM
Replies: 20,533
Views: 4,796,796
Posted By BiciMan

These lights: Amazon.com : Bike Lights Front Back...

These lights: Amazon.com : Bike Lights Front Back Rechargeable: 2022 VICTAGEN Upgrade Super Bright Bike Headlight USB, 3 LED Bicycle Flashlight, Safety Waterproof Lights for Night Riding Road...
06-27-22, 03:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 893
Posted By BiciMan

Great! Especially the link! Though my lady...

Great! Especially the link!
Though my lady called it pistachio.
06-27-22, 03:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,800
Posted By BiciMan

I like Sardines' advise. BTW, I'd guess that...

I like Sardines' advise.

BTW, I'd guess that Giant builds most or all of these bikes, though I don't doubt that the differences matter.
06-27-22, 02:53 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,519
Posted By BiciMan

I don't know what your options may be, but if a...

I don't know what your options may be, but if a loved one had 500 pounds and asked for which bike advise, in my area/region, I'd recommend that I help them find a good used bike. I'm confident you...
06-27-22, 02:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,774
Posted By BiciMan

"Favorite" among these 6, you mean. You might...

"Favorite" among these 6, you mean. You might have gotten better advice with a "Which of these 6" question. I like and ride my Sirrus most, though my Trek, which I rode today, is definitely more...
06-26-22, 09:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,107
Posted By BiciMan

My Bikehand stand can handle my...

My Bikehand stand can handle my 45-lbs-sans-battery e-bike, fairly steadily, though I do check all its joints before I load that weight on it. I've mostly only used it to lube my e-bike each spring....
06-26-22, 09:26 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,619
Posted By BiciMan

That Grizzly is very cool looking -almost as cool...

That Grizzly is very cool looking -almost as cool as my Easy Motion Neo Xtrem. AND, the Grizzly -the only one from these companies I've checked out- IS clearly more POWERful than mine! HOWEVER, each...
06-25-22, 12:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,372
Posted By BiciMan

Heads up to all: this is a 10-year old thread!...

Heads up to all: this is a 10-year old thread! Not that...
06-25-22, 11:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 319
Posted By BiciMan

I have 26" wheels on my "mountany" bikes, but...

I have 26" wheels on my "mountany" bikes, but I've never tried fat tires. At 50 pounds, my bike is heavy enough, and yours is more than 10 pounds heavier. Of course, your motor is more than twice as...
06-25-22, 11:05 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,452
Posted By BiciMan

I've always valued the (lockable) front...

I've always valued the (lockable) front suspension on mine, and the 3x8 gearing: it rides/feels like my RockHopper and makes it very versatile. I replaced the stock knobby tires last year to improve...
06-25-22, 10:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,123
Posted By BiciMan

WOW, Jeneralist: Sounds so interesting and is...

WOW, Jeneralist: Sounds so interesting and is inspiring. Congratulations on your recovery and return! Thanks for noting the Amtrak limits as I'm just over on both measures. And YES: always be...
06-25-22, 09:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 536
Posted By BiciMan

Got my first bike on my 4th Xmas. I'm into my 8th...

Got my first bike on my 4th Xmas. I'm into my 8th decade, thankfully, and cycling has always been a life-enhancing and sustaining activity. I have a nice car and nice scooter that enable touring and...
07-03-21, 09:40 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,081
Posted By BiciMan

Yes, at this time, it does make sense to fix up...

Yes, at this time, it does make sense to fix up our bikes, and for some, maybe sell them as well. Low supply has created a sellers' market, and it applies to us bicycle owners and sellers as well as...
07-03-21, 06:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,364
Posted By BiciMan

Damn! Impressive, JT. It WAS hard to believe,...

Damn! Impressive, JT. It WAS hard to believe, though I don't really know what we're talking about, because I keep NO track of mileage and only eyeball-check regularly, especially each spring in my...
06-30-21, 08:17 PM
Replies: 1,745
Views: 639,825
Posted By BiciMan

Hi, I'm replying separately to this post because...

Hi, I'm replying separately to this post because it is a separate and meaningful point. I'm considering selling a bike or two at this time for this sellers'-market reason. Consider selling now, but...
06-30-21, 07:56 PM
Replies: 1,745
Views: 639,825
Posted By BiciMan

I own a 2013 Sirrus, Lady, and while Marin enjoys...

I own a 2013 Sirrus, Lady, and while Marin enjoys a good reputation, I don't value the change as worthwhile, BUT, a big reason is a personal aesthetic bias about hydraulic brakes on road or road-like...
06-30-21, 06:59 PM
Replies: 1,745
Views: 639,825
Posted By BiciMan

Help, please. I tried to search the thread, but...

Help, please. I tried to search the thread, but got nowhere.

I have my 2013 Sirrus with the original 28cm tires. I want to replace them with a bigger tire and need to know how big I can go, based...
06-30-21, 06:40 PM
Replies: 1,745
Views: 639,825
Posted By BiciMan

Nice bike, LM: looks new, though nubs do stay on...

Nice bike, LM: looks new, though nubs do stay on tires longer than we'd think. Nice complement to your Synapse too. Just need a bottle cage or two.
04-07-21, 08:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,213
Posted By BiciMan

BB, you missed that his or her bike had been...

BB, you missed that his or her bike had been hanging from the rafters "for many years", after which s/he did the appropriate and necessary research. H/she avoided the risk by doing the research prior...
04-06-21, 12:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,939
Posted By BiciMan

Looks good: One lead is that my (aluminum) '97...

Looks good: One lead is that my (aluminum) '97 Rockhopper is also equipped with GripShifters (which I love and also got on a second bike about 20 years later). Not sure what years Specialized might...
04-06-21, 12:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,996
Posted By BiciMan

Nice shopping story, Guy: Excellent, wise choice,...

Nice shopping story, Guy: Excellent, wise choice, and kudos to that shop owner who sized you up good and figured you'd know how to appreciate what he had in that used Scott. Enjoy your new ride.
(I...
04-06-21, 12:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,166
Posted By BiciMan

Katsup makes good availability and...

Katsup makes good availability and bike-similarity points. FWIW, I still ride a 1997 Specialized Rockhopper, and prefer 26" for mountain biking/bikes. When I was shopping for a FS bike a few years...
04-06-21, 11:28 AM
Replies: 2,146
Views: 897,366
Posted By BiciMan

Buen viaje, enjoy your new bike, and will we hear...

Buen viaje, enjoy your new bike, and will we hear about your Patagonia trip anywhere on these fora or elsewhere? Gracias.
04-06-21, 10:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,882
Posted By BiciMan

Not an easy question, indeed. I like my 2013 BH...

Not an easy question, indeed. I like my 2013 BH bike very much and have never regretted buying it. On the other hand, a friend owns the same bike and his battery went bad a couple of years ago and...
04-06-21, 10:26 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,464
Posted By BiciMan

Congratulations on your new-ride purchases!...

Congratulations on your new-ride purchases! Frankly, I think thieves will be much more likely to go after much more expensive and especially marketable bikes. But, I can see a cover being a barrier,...
04-06-21, 09:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,876
Posted By BiciMan

I covet that/your bike, truly, though I still...

I covet that/your bike, truly, though I still like my manual Domane. BUT: I just ordered a new Honda PCX scooter for a fraction of the LT+'s cost, and even less than the +ALR cost. I'll keep coveting...
04-06-21, 09:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,876
Posted By BiciMan

That was too easy... ;)

That was too easy... ;)
04-06-21, 09:42 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,337
Posted By BiciMan

Good point: the worst bike accident I had -only...

Good point: the worst bike accident I had -only lasting injury, was caused by a rollerblader in 1998. Any crowded path is risky, on/for all bikes, and for all age groups. Heads up, be nice, and...
04-06-21, 09:29 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,287
Posted By BiciMan

Ancheers are still at Amazon, and I seem to...

Ancheers are still at Amazon, and I seem to remember endorsements on this subforum as well.
04-06-21, 09:19 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,703
Posted By BiciMan

Actually, my fab pic is the "first without the...

Actually, my fab pic is the "first without the body" one, (though I "liked" the prior one): I need to take more of this type.
04-06-21, 09:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,703
Posted By BiciMan

Still have only my one electric. Two-year old pic...

Still have only my one electric. Two-year old pic -It's getting a new pair of shoes this month: Maxxis Holly Rollers. A new chain too....
04-06-21, 08:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 646
Posted By BiciMan

Beautiful, thanks for this/these links. I want it...

Beautiful, thanks for this/these links. I want it to be a Raleigh, just from the NYT look, and I (really) can imagine only the famous logo on the headbadge on the "Spin along Bottle Alley" shot, The...
04-06-21, 08:20 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,201
Posted By BiciMan

A suburbanite for sure, and the name fits. For...

A suburbanite for sure, and the name fits.
For the record, from a former Chicago resident and where I still visit and ride annually, at least (-except for 2020): Bicycling mag named Chicago the #1...
03-30-21, 07:32 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,075
Posted By BiciMan

No: never liked the look and never had the need...

No: never liked the look and never had the need to fend off mud or dirt because I don't commute on my bikes. I ride the Trek DS regularly on rail-trails, but rarely in sloppy conditions,

Then...
03-30-21, 06:13 PM
Replies: 1,745
Views: 639,825
Posted By BiciMan

Makes sense: consider a move when you have more...

Makes sense: consider a move when you have more experience and the difference is more obvious, evident, understandable to yourself. Most importantly, you won't miss two months of biking in Oxford...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-15-21, 07:37 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,334
Posted By BiciMan

Color always matters: you want to like looking at...

Color always matters: you want to like looking at it every morning, afternoon, and evening, and photographing it regularly, starting today. I regret not buying a CAAD in Black Inc., but another vote...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-15-21, 07:28 PM
Replies: 1,686
Views: 276,710
Posted By BiciMan

All the lettering/labeling turns me off more than...

All the lettering/labeling turns me off more than the red trim -a different taste here.
03-10-21, 10:48 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,992
Posted By BiciMan

I changed over from Speedplays to MKS CT-lites...

I changed over from Speedplays to MKS CT-lites and strapless clips on my Rockhopper about 5 years ago and haven't looked back. Only my road bike still has Speedplays/clipless on it, and I may drop...
03-10-21, 10:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,163
Posted By BiciMan

My rim-brake 1997 Rocks on: Three or four tire...

My rim-brake 1997 Rocks on: Three or four tire changes, one rim-brake change, and a chain-change is all it's required, besides regular maintenance. As with any used vehicle, it's maintenance and...
03-10-21, 09:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,531
Posted By BiciMan

Here's a low-cost option I like: (MKS GR-9)...

Here's a low-cost option I like: (MKS GR-9) https://www.amazon.com/MKS-GR-9-Black-Use-Clips/dp/B00420ZE3W/ref=sr_1_5?dchild=1&keywords=MKS&qid=1606939913&sr=8-5&th=1
And I've just ordered these that...
03-10-21, 09:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 475
Posted By BiciMan

I have three versions of the Serfas RX series as...

I have three versions of the Serfas RX series as replacement saddles. I've liked each of them, and one may fit your requirements. I like the newer road model in particular, though I am an...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-26-20, 02:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 594
Posted By BiciMan

Welcome to the community, tboh. Thank you, and...

Welcome to the community, tboh. Thank you, and greetings back to you.
In a Cannondale shop, the Synapse might be the more "relaxed" offering. I ride a Trek Domane and I found this model to be the...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-26-20, 12:54 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,019
Posted By BiciMan

In the spirit of the holidays and consideration...

In the spirit of the holidays and consideration of holiday treats, remember that serious aerodynamic Drag is especially a function of your real own weight and frontal area.
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