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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 Jul 18.

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 Yasmeen Jul 24.

 

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Jul 29
dav replied to Yasmeen's discussion Best To Avoid The 606 When It's Closed - More Robberies
"I LOVE this. Whenever DNA posts an inflammatory cycling post I troll like crazy. "
Jul 27
Yasmeen replied to dav's discussion 2017 Tour de France discussion.
"Sooo, what do you think about Froome winning again?  I am going to throw my opinion in there on this one... not the most exciting cyclist. Nothing against him, he's solid, he's just kinda "meh" for me. All though, I've…"
Jul 24
Anne Alt replied to dav's discussion 2017 Tour de France discussion.
"Uran was really taking a lot of chances on high speeds going into curves in Saturday's time trial. That was quite a recovery on that last curve, where he realized he was going into the wall, put his inside foot down for a bit of Fred Flintstone…"
Jul 24
dav replied to MC's discussion Was hit by a truck- what next?
"Get a lawyer. It's the only way you'll get a fair shake from the driver's insurance company."
Jul 23
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."
Jul 18
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…"
Jul 17
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…"
Jul 17
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…"
Jul 17
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…"
Jul 16
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…"
Jul 16
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."
Jul 16
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…"
Jul 15
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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
Jul 15
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."
Jul 15
Tom A.K. replied to dav's discussion 2017 Tour de France discussion.
Jul 10

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Hybrid
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Recreational, Commuting
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