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09-07-18, 01:18 AM
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Posted By momsonherbike

Clean Republic has a nice 250w front hub that is...

Clean Republic has a nice 250w front hub that is extremely easy to install, small and unobtrusive if you want your bike to pass at first glance to look exactly like a "regular" bike, and will...
08-30-18, 12:20 AM
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Views: 4,184
Posted By momsonherbike

I've actually had a few people say that to me...

I've actually had a few people say that to me (all guys, btw) so I simply say "tell that to my damaged right knee"...and smile. I always get a smile back - I mean, who wants to be the jerk that is...
06-08-18, 03:49 PM
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Views: 1,013
Posted By momsonherbike

Hooray!!! Another Lady-on-an-Ebike. Our ranks are...

Hooray!!! Another Lady-on-an-Ebike. Our ranks are growing, as are our smiles. 😁 What a nice gift for her from you, too!!! You know you're really going to have to work hard just to keep up with her...
05-29-18, 07:22 PM
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Views: 2,178,185
Posted By momsonherbike

10 quiet miles on the road bike with the cycle...

10 quiet miles on the road bike with the cycle club - 12 in our group. We kept to the bike trail due to rush hour traffic on the roads. Being careful not to put too many miles on my knee on any one...
05-21-18, 07:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 927
Posted By momsonherbike

So nice that you have found a way to keep bikes...

So nice that you have found a way to keep bikes in your recreational life. :) Just having the bike itself pitch in to give you a bit of help on the hills, and allowing one party to keep up with the...
05-12-18, 12:09 PM
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Posted By momsonherbike

16 miles on a very fun, very scenic rural route...

16 miles on a very fun, very scenic rural route for a charity bike ride benefiting a local animal shelter - this being their 17th year to host a charity ride. Perfect day, perfect weather, barely a...
05-12-18, 11:32 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,324
Posted By momsonherbike

Actually, what the article says is:"Throttle...

Actually, what the article says is:"Throttle e-bikes that can travel faster than 20 MPH, will not be included in the legalization effort, however."

So that means any Class 2 ebike (throttle...
05-03-18, 06:08 PM
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Posted By momsonherbike

10 fun miles with the wonderful ladies group this...

10 fun miles with the wonderful ladies group this morning. We all had such a blast. Temps were at 90 with some profound humidity by the end of the ride, so after stopping reroute home to do some...
05-02-18, 10:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 914
Posted By momsonherbike

Nothing is out there to plug 'n play convert a...

Nothing is out there to plug 'n play convert a road bike. Believe me - I've looked.

For a hybrid or a mountain bike - for Plug'N Play - you want the Hilltopper. It is the only honest "easy to put...
05-02-18, 01:12 AM
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Views: 2,178,185
Posted By momsonherbike

10 miles on the road bike with a group ride...

10 miles on the road bike with a group ride today, slowly working towards get my biking legs back after an entire winter off. No more knee issue, either. Hooray! Happy to have my ultra-lightweight...
01-15-18, 06:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,154
Posted By momsonherbike

Suggestion: ask your wife to find a regular pedal...

Suggestion: ask your wife to find a regular pedal bike she likes, that fits her, and she would ride. Then buy a front hub ebike kit from Hilltopper that comes as a complete kit with front e-hub...
01-11-18, 05:32 PM
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Posted By momsonherbike

Only 8.3 miles which took an hour and a half...

Only 8.3 miles which took an hour and a half because I combined it with doing road litter clean-up, plus stopping to chat with neighbors. So lots of starts and stops and stomping on cans to flatten...
01-11-18, 02:27 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 9,713
Posted By momsonherbike

Note to TruthBomb - You need to practice...

Note to TruthBomb -

You need to practice your photoshopping skills. Seriously.

Wouldn't hurt to lighten up on the hate a little bit either so that you don't feel compelled to post what are...
01-09-18, 07:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,154
Posted By momsonherbike

Specialized, Trek, Giant. All have women specific...

Specialized, Trek, Giant. All have women specific electric bike frame geography and excellent proven mid-drive configurations. But you're going to have to increase your budget a bit to get the...
01-07-18, 06:09 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,976
Posted By momsonherbike

Yes, I spend about 60% of any ride on my ebike...

Yes, I spend about 60% of any ride on my ebike riding just under my own power when I'm on a group ride. On a charity ride I spend about 75% of my time riding under my own pedalstroke because I'm not...
01-06-18, 05:29 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,976
Posted By momsonherbike

Lloyd - Hubby and I took a trip yesterday...

Lloyd -

Hubby and I took a trip yesterday to one of the local bike stores that sell Specialized and Trek ebikes. I was interested in the Specialized Turbo Vado and wanted to see the bike in...
01-01-18, 03:26 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 9,928
Posted By momsonherbike

Put the road bike on the trainer last week in the...

Put the road bike on the trainer last week in the Living Room now that the daytime temps are in the bitter cold 20s and teens. I just log onto YouTube on my tablet, set the tablet on the center of my...
12-28-17, 10:42 AM
Replies: 218
Views: 9,713
Posted By momsonherbike

to TiHabanero (the OP): Don't "hate to...

to TiHabanero (the OP):

Don't "hate to admit" you'll eventually find yourself needing an ebike to meet your cycling wants and desires. Just be glad the option (and many, many styles of ebike) is...
12-09-17, 11:59 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,351
Posted By momsonherbike

:lol: THANK YOU!:lol: That is the funniest thing...

:lol: THANK YOU!:lol: That is the funniest thing I've read all day today.:D

I, for one (mid 60s) am grateful to everyone who posts here, medical issues and all. Trust me when I say I've learned a...
11-02-17, 12:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 783
Posted By momsonherbike

And they are a reputable company that stands...

And they are a reputable company that stands behind their product. Excellent customer support, service, shipping, plus a high quality, reliable product that is honestly plug-and-play. I researched...
11-01-17, 05:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 783
Posted By momsonherbike

And this comment is exactly what the OP needs to...

And this comment is exactly what the OP needs to hear. That cheap doesn't always come cheap (so to speak).

If this person was smart what they would do is find a decent quality old bike as a...
11-01-17, 10:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 783
Posted By momsonherbike

Hey, I have to agree. Not my place for bike...

Hey, I have to agree. Not my place for bike shopping unless it's for a cheapo Huffy beach cruiser for the vacation place in Florida.

But, the OP said he wanted cheap and he didn't want to diddle...
10-31-17, 06:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 783
Posted By momsonherbike

Walmart is having a pretty decent sale on...

Walmart is having a pretty decent sale on electric bikes. Not quite down to $500, tho. More in the $699 and up. If your commute is only 5 miles, you may find what you need here on sale at a fairly...
10-28-17, 02:18 PM
Replies: 23,672
Views: 2,178,185
Posted By momsonherbike

25 miles with a fun group on the C&O - Point of...

25 miles with a fun group on the C&O - Point of Rocks, MD to Harpers Ferry, WV. It was chilly in the morning, and I was wishing I had worn my fleece gloves. But the rest of the clothing was...
10-26-17, 06:43 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,666
Posted By momsonherbike

ES = Endless Sphere. (dot com) Timothy H -...

ES = Endless Sphere. (dot com)

Timothy H - You need to ask your friend two things:

1. what type of electric bike he would like (does he want one that is a button or throttle engaged (no...
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