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Forum: Recumbent
09-24-22, 05:44 PM
Replies: 1,037
Views: 459,415
Posted By cat0020

https://i.imgur.com/OHrpgd0.jpg ...

https://i.imgur.com/OHrpgd0.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/thOSoLB.jpg
09-21-22, 07:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 180
Posted By cat0020

It's a sad situation. I like to think that...

It's a sad situation.
I like to think that these battery fire incidents don't occur frequently, but since majority of the whole users live in crowded quarters, the chances of residential fire is...
09-20-22, 07:42 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 10,221
Posted By cat0020

Electric scooters certainly have their market,...

Electric scooters certainly have their market, but if someone is looking for something with pedals that propel the ebike; that behemoth may just be the answer.
09-19-22, 08:17 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 10,221
Posted By cat0020

This is a behemoth of a folding ebike: 35Ah...

This is a behemoth of a folding ebike:
35Ah battery.. 30+ mph capable..
https://electrek.co/2022/09/19/wallke-h6-review-fast-electric-bike/...
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-18-22, 04:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 537
Posted By cat0020

I have two sets of 406 wheels in my basement, one...

I have two sets of 406 wheels in my basement, one set for lightweight, the other for durability.
Both are wheelsets are new, 6-bolt rotor disc brake compatible, Shimano cassette body, 100/135mm...
Forum: Recumbent
09-14-22, 07:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 325
Posted By cat0020

Is Double vision a 20"/26" setup or 20"/20"...

Is Double vision a 20"/26" setup or 20"/20" setup?

It would probably be easier to have a 20" front hub motor wheel, if the fork allows proper hub spacing.
Front motor would have less cables...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-22, 01:25 PM
Replies: 6,721
Views: 84,118
Posted By cat0020

For BMWs, it is Dakar Yellow. ...

For BMWs, it is Dakar Yellow.
https://bringatrailer.com/listing/2000-bmw-m-coupe-31/
https://bringatrailer.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/2000_bmw_m_coupe_1570545294bcf3f8e11001.jpg?fit=940%2C627...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-22, 10:25 AM
Replies: 6,721
Views: 84,118
Posted By cat0020

Sunday meet with the Coupe Cartel: ...

Sunday meet with the Coupe Cartel:
https://i.imgur.com/OLzc9HF.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/CRINmrQ.jpg
09-13-22, 07:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 538
Posted By cat0020

Depending on rider/cargo weight, surface type &...

Depending on rider/cargo weight, surface type & wind direction; electric can perform vastly different with different conditions.
You gotta specify your needs & conditions to be able to receive...
09-10-22, 11:47 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 543
Posted By cat0020

Fiido L3 has a 23Ah battery & cast wheels, add to...

Fiido L3 has a 23Ah battery & cast wheels, add to some serious weight.
https://cdn.shopify.com/s/files/1/0479/7893/8534/products/Electric-Bike-Fiido-L3-Right_700x.webp

Qualisport Dolphin is a...
Forum: Commuting
09-09-22, 07:13 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,974
Posted By cat0020

I started carrying a pool noodle on my bike while...

I started carrying a pool noodle on my bike while commuting.
https://qz.com/1620913/the-best-cycling-hack-is-a-pool-noodle/...
Forum: Commuting
09-08-22, 09:02 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,974
Posted By cat0020

In NYC, I encounter more cars illegally parked in...

In NYC, I encounter more cars illegally parked in the bike lanes than actual ebikes or regular bicycles.
Like wise, I encounter more pedestrians who bury their faces into their phones than those...
09-06-22, 02:34 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 543
Posted By cat0020

Whether you disagree with me or not those are...

Whether you disagree with me or not those are just facts; not opinions.
Yes, hydraulic brakes do offer superior modulation and feedback, great for MTB or DH racing, but rather unnecessary for...
09-06-22, 10:14 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 543
Posted By cat0020

IME, commuting with folding bikes in NYC metro...

IME, commuting with folding bikes in NYC metro since 2013, hydraulic brake on these small wheels/narrow tires are just overkill, if not hazardous in loose/wet surfaces.
Smaller wheels/tires with...
Forum: Commuting
09-02-22, 05:34 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,974
Posted By cat0020

Write to your district rep. Get a petition...

Write to your district rep.
Get a petition started.
09-02-22, 11:03 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 630
Posted By cat0020

Is that designated seating area for bicycle...

Is that designated seating area for bicycle riders/commuters on the LIRR (Long Island Rail Road)?

For throttle lock, I use just rubber O-ring just to add friction to the throttle, on or off is...
09-01-22, 09:19 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 15,039
Posted By cat0020

Just be careful on those things, I've seen too...

Just be careful on those things, I've seen too many riders (of push e-scooters) eat pavement on my commute.
I think once you start to get used to the speed on those, you can easily miss judge the...
08-31-22, 11:28 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 15,039
Posted By cat0020

Upcoming legislation, I hope it passes: New...

Upcoming legislation, I hope it passes:

New York’s proposed e-bike rebate could slash electric bike and scooter prices by 50%

https://electrek.co/2022/08/31/new-york-e-bike-rebate/
Forum: Commuting
08-31-22, 11:27 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,974
Posted By cat0020

Upcoming legislation, I hope it passes: New...

Upcoming legislation, I hope it passes:

New York’s proposed e-bike rebate could slash electric bike and scooter prices by 50%

https://electrek.co/2022/08/31/new-york-e-bike-rebate/
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-31-22, 11:26 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,356
Posted By cat0020

Upcoming legislation, I hope it passes: New...

Upcoming legislation, I hope it passes:

New York’s proposed e-bike rebate could slash electric bike and scooter prices by 50%

https://electrek.co/2022/08/31/new-york-e-bike-rebate/
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-30-22, 08:10 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,356
Posted By cat0020

I've also tried a few compact folding ebikes,...

I've also tried a few compact folding ebikes, genreally they are fine if you're not carrying it up & down stairs.
But my commute require me to take the PATH to get across from NJ into Manhattan,...
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-30-22, 04:52 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,356
Posted By cat0020

I've been commuting on folding bikes from Hoboken...

I've been commuting on folding bikes from Hoboken to Coney Isl. since 2013.
I rode a Bike Friday Tikit from 2013 to 2017, until I got T-boned by an SUV in the rain.
https://i.imgur.com/j2akvCD.jpg...
08-30-22, 04:04 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 8,290
Posted By cat0020

New (used) bike day, found on FB marketplace...

New (used) bike day, found on FB marketplace $850.

2004 Litespeed Tuscany, Ultegra 6400 all around, Ksyrium SL wheels.

Fully functional FlightDeck, Campy pedals, some vintage collector items.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-22, 04:02 PM
Replies: 3,129
Views: 950,290
Posted By cat0020

New (used) bike day, found on FB marketplace...

New (used) bike day, found on FB marketplace $850.

2004 Litespeed Tuscany, Ultegra 6400 all around, Ksyrium SL wheels.

Fully functional FlightDeck, Campy pedals, some vintage collector items....
08-28-22, 08:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 572
Posted By cat0020

IMO, two wheels & pedals = bike. Regardless if...

IMO, two wheels & pedals = bike.
Regardless if it has a motor & battery, still is a bike as long as it can be pedaled to move.
Two wheels & no pedals = scooter or motorcycle.
If it has 3 wheels,...
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-26-22, 08:54 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,490
Posted By cat0020

How steep is the climb that you need a 36 or 42T...

How steep is the climb that you need a 36 or 42T rear cog on a 20" rear wheel?
Forum: Recumbent
08-25-22, 04:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 657
Posted By cat0020

LOL, in my 20+ years of riding recumbents, it's...

LOL, in my 20+ years of riding recumbents, it's the opposite.
How many years have you ridden recumbents and how many times have you encountered aggressive dogs?

When you slow down in front of an...
Forum: Recumbent
08-25-22, 02:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 657
Posted By cat0020

You failed to read the part about slowing down...

You failed to read the part about slowing down before the encounter.
Forum: Recumbent
08-25-22, 11:53 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 657
Posted By cat0020

Most dogs are barks but no bite. I usually...

Most dogs are barks but no bite.
I usually slow down before the encounter and accelerate quickly when dog is about 10 ft. away,
surprise acceleration and sustained speed, usually dog would lose...
08-25-22, 09:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 714
Posted By cat0020

Solar ebikes are slowly catching on: With...

Solar ebikes are slowly catching on:

With two solar panels and one afternoon, I made my electric bike charge from the sun

https://electrek.co/2022/08/25/solar-e-bike-panels-charge-sun/
...
08-23-22, 11:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 703
Posted By cat0020

MIKE BURROWS WAS MUCH MORE THAN JUST A LEGENDARY...

MIKE BURROWS WAS MUCH MORE THAN JUST A LEGENDARY BICYCLE DESIGNER

https://cyclingtips.com/2022/08/mike-burrows-was-much-more-than-just-a-legendary-bicycle-designer/
...
08-23-22, 07:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 590
Posted By cat0020

Disc brakes have clear advantage over rim brakes,...

Disc brakes have clear advantage over rim brakes, which can wear out the rim prematurely from the braking surfaces.
With smaller wheel diameter, the rims can heat up significantly on sustained...
08-19-22, 06:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 423
Posted By cat0020

Thumbs up Google Maps gets more bike friendly.

https://www.wired.com/story/google-maps-adds-more-bike-directions/
Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-22, 08:05 AM
Replies: 6,721
Views: 84,118
Posted By cat0020

Fortunately, no. The car doesn't even have...

Fortunately, no.
The car doesn't even have Bluetooth.
https://i.imgur.com/h6pSRQ8.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
08-18-22, 07:28 PM
Replies: 6,721
Views: 84,118
Posted By cat0020

I don't understand.

I don't understand.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-18-22, 06:09 PM
Replies: 6,721
Views: 84,118
Posted By cat0020

https://i.imgur.com/qlPOQYi.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/qlPOQYi.jpg
08-17-22, 08:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 826
Posted By cat0020

Someone was kind to send me a link through PM: ...

Someone was kind to send me a link through PM:
https://www.amazon.com/Electric-Mountain-Bicycle-Lithium-Battery/dp/B0B97Z6RHW/
08-17-22, 01:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 826
Posted By cat0020

Just exactly how this thread helps the folks who...

Just exactly how this thread helps the folks who are interested in ebikes in general if you can't even provide a source?
You're free to ignore me all you want, but don't just post a thread and not...
08-17-22, 01:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 826
Posted By cat0020

No Amazon link to the product available?

No Amazon link to the product available?
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-17-22, 01:14 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,066
Posted By cat0020

I've been commuting with folding bikes in NYC...

I've been commuting with folding bikes in NYC metro since 2013.
Started out with a Bike Friday Tikit, had about 2k miles on it until I got T-boned by an SUV in the rain.
Went through a few other...
08-17-22, 05:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 703
Posted By cat0020

“The most elegant, beautiful piece of machinery that’s ever been designed”

Very sad news:
https://www.bikeradar.com/news/mike-burrows/
https://cdn.mos.cms.futurecdn.net/NKrTcedQLb8CkgkNE72NFP-1024-80.jpg
https://cdn.mos.cms.futurecdn.net/ePbzzyZ8GiJRnvNbSg2gdS-768-80.jpg...
08-16-22, 10:14 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,825
Posted By cat0020

IME, style usually comes with compromise in...

IME, style usually comes with compromise in function.


Cycling experience is not easily translated into something that you can read about, especially when it comes to how a ebike perform for your...
08-16-22, 10:07 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 826
Posted By cat0020

Is there a link for this Amazon ebike?

Is there a link for this Amazon ebike?
Forum: Commuting
08-16-22, 10:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 720
Posted By cat0020

Range is highly dependent to rider & cargo...

Range is highly dependent to rider & cargo weight, the amount of motor assist or throttle you use, and the wind direction.
From my usage, I can get 60-70 miles from one battery (with PAS 1& 2) and...
08-12-22, 12:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 293
Posted By cat0020

For a complete ebike under $700, I think it's a...

For a complete ebike under $700, I think it's a great first ebike for folks to try.
Plenty of acoustic bicycles that cost way more then $700.
If $700 can get a person to enjoy cycling and get a...
Forum: Commuting
08-12-22, 12:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 720
Posted By cat0020

Alibaba cargo ebike came with two batteries, they...

Alibaba cargo ebike came with two batteries, they each weight quite significantly.
I didn't ride as far as one of those batteries can offer for range; eventually I have much more items to carry...
08-12-22, 08:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 572
Posted By cat0020

3500w, dual motor, single throttle, pedals, HUGE...

3500w, dual motor, single throttle, pedals, HUGE battery pack.. well capable of 30 mph:

https://youtu.be/d2oRh0mf55Q
08-12-22, 07:25 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,825
Posted By cat0020

I'm curious, why write-off the smaller wheel...

I'm curious, why write-off the smaller wheel ebikes? have you or your wife tried different wheel sized ebikes for decent amount in comparison?

Similarly mid vs hub motor, have you or your wife...
Forum: Commuting
08-11-22, 10:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 720
Posted By cat0020

You have to specify your usage, cargo weight &...

You have to specify your usage, cargo weight & desired travel distance per ride to be able to receive better suggestion.
There is not "best" cargo bike for every situation/operator.
Best anyone...
08-08-22, 03:28 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,825
Posted By cat0020

I take my hub motored ebikes off road frequently,...

I take my hub motored ebikes off road frequently, I find them similar to riding my dirt bike, just point the front wheel to where you want to go and open that throttle.
No need to try to pedal...
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