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This Thing Looks Fun But Where Do You Ride It?
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Started this discussion. Last reply by TonyP on Tuesday.

Good Comeback! *high fives* (My LFP Encounter)
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Anne Alt Jul 10.

2017 Tour de France discussion.
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Tom A.K. Jul 10.

 

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TonyP replied to dav's discussion This Thing Looks Fun But Where Do You Ride It?
"It looks like a mini bike that someone forgot to put a lawnmower engine on."
Tuesday
ad replied to dav's discussion This Thing Looks Fun But Where Do You Ride It?
"Well, but that's the hook, right?  If it's an ebike moped, which you can (for now) ride on bike paths and bike lanes.  You can also lock it to bike racks.  Enforcement is obviously an issue at times in Chicago (and probably…"
Monday
Cameron 7.5 mi replied to dav's discussion This Thing Looks Fun But Where Do You Ride It?
"It looks like they're trying to revive the old school mopeds that had pedals, but were really meant to be ridden like a motorcycle (think 1970s era Puch Maxi). If that's what they're doing I'd rather they take to speed governor…"
Monday
ad replied to dav's discussion This Thing Looks Fun But Where Do You Ride It?
"It looks like a rat ride cafe racer motorcycle/moped (especially with the fat tires), rather than something a grandpa would ride on the local trail in Boca Raton.  Besides that, function-wise, probably little to no difference from many ebikes…"
Monday
V W replied to dav's discussion This Thing Looks Fun But Where Do You Ride It?
"I rode a folding electric bike where it had a throttle just like this, and where it had a low gear ratio and no gears and was hard to pedal normally, just like this. None of which is a good thing (and in my experience most E bikes arent easy to…"
Sunday
dav replied to dav's discussion This Thing Looks Fun But Where Do You Ride It?
"I guess that one of the first things that comes to mind is the very low gear ratio for a single speed bike.  In a normal (IMO) eBike there are gears. It's a bike first with electric assist.  The machine in this thread is gonna be a…"
Sunday
V W replied to dav's discussion This Thing Looks Fun But Where Do You Ride It?
"How is it not a normal E bike? It's not uncommon for a normal ebike to have some of all of those features in that checklist."
Sunday
sten replied to dav's discussion This Thing Looks Fun But Where Do You Ride It?
"I went to an e-bike expo at Lincolwood town center a couple weeks ago and test rode lots of e-bikes. I was skeptical but they can be *really* fun to ride. The good ones are like riding with a strong tailwind all the time ( the bad ones are like…"
Saturday
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This Thing Looks Fun But Where Do You Ride It?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1MfqRVPCR7Ahttps://www.theverge.com/circuitbreaker/2017/7/12/15958836/super-73-scout-price-ride-range-photosIt's not really a normal eBike. What exactly is this thing supposed to be?  Who is it for? I hope to not get passed by one on the LFP.  20 mph with a hand throttle?From the manufacture:…See More
Saturday
dav replied to V W's discussion "Cyclist hurls rock through driver's window in west town road rage"
"I saw this story and agree that it sounds like half of a story."
Saturday
Tom A.K. replied to dav's discussion 2017 Tour de France discussion.
Jul 10
Albany Park Al replied to dav's discussion 2017 Tour de France discussion.
"We watch it at our house...I started watching out of curiosity as a late-blooming cyclist in maybe 2009, and after a couple of years my wife joined me, then our daughters.   Funny thing is we are not a 'sports family' at all,…"
Jul 10
Tom A.K. replied to dav's discussion 2017 Tour de France discussion.
Jul 10
Scott Chillson replied to dav's discussion 2017 Tour de France discussion.
"Me three. "
Jul 10
Scott Chillson replied to dav's discussion 2017 Tour de France discussion.
"Where are people watching the Tour? I've been following the ticker on Cyclingnews.com, but i need some visuals.  "
Jul 10
Anne Alt replied to dav's discussion Good Comeback! *high fives* (My LFP Encounter)
"Well done!"
Jul 10

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Hybrid
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Recreational, Commuting
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