Recent content by NatPedaler

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    Nyon Retrofit

    I agree, it is a sweet spot setting for the bike. I finally testing it out and it actually save some battery juice when comparing to the "oem" mode.
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    What type of ebiker are you?

    Ebike for commuter purpose and others for weekend exercises. However, I broke the rule today and use my carbon bike for commuting since it is "bike to work day" event :-)
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    china trade deal dead ? Permanent tariffs ?

    My opinion, this trade war ordeal is not done and will continue. Eventually, they will have a mutual agreement on both sides but the question here is how long are we as "consumers" will be suffering. Hopefully, it is not going to be too long.
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    Nyon Retrofit

    Thank You, Steve. Mission accomplished. Now it is time to poke around the "Custom Riding Modes"
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    Nyon Retrofit

    Steve, thanks for the pointer. Apple setting does have the "giftcard" option. However, I am not able to get to Zeek website. The site is not reachable. It must been blocked or shut down.
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    How do you define the ideal electric touring bicycle?

    Did I hear "Surly Troll"? Here is one of my favorite Surly Troll touring build (none-electric) from cyclemonkeylab.com
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    2018 Xduro trekking S 9.0 front light upgrade

    Bought the nip-800 and the Bosch retrofit kit for the light holder from light and motion. Put them on my bike today and oh boy, it is day and night different when comparing to the stock Axa 60 Lux light.
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    Nyon Retrofit

    Thanks for the info Steve. Since I selected no credit card option for my UK hacked account, the purchasing option will be disabled. That is fine, I can live with it for now. Hopefully, in the near future if I happen to travel to Europe, I should be able to create a real account and purchase...
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    china trade deal dead ? Permanent tariffs ?

    Actually, this has been going on since the trade war started.
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    Bike to Work Day

    For the BayArea folks in CA, it will be next Thursday 5/9/18. Lot of companies are sponsored the event, passing out freebies at their called "energies stations" along the bike paths. Here is quick video link and blog post for folks who are going to join the event this week around the Stanford...
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    Ebikes are no longer a rare sight on my commute

    Yup, the rate of ebike adoption has been drastically increased in the BayArea.
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    How do you define the ideal electric touring bicycle?

    That is a killer bike. We need Chris at Propelbikes.com to bring it over to the States.
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    How do you define the ideal electric touring bicycle?

    My choices are here with both dual batteries (multi-charger for money conscious or Homage GX with rohloff): Riese-Muller- Multicharger Riese-Muller- Homage GX
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    Nyon Retrofit

    I setup and updated my nyon yesterday and I did not have the issue. It looks like the latest update took care of the problem. By the way, I ran into pairing issue after 2 hours of debugging, it turned out the issue has to do with the low battery on the nyon. You will need to charge the unit...
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    Cost/benefit analysis of ebiking versus driving a car

    Here is my hypothetically scenario where I just guesstimate some of the costs. Again, from the cost perspective it will be way cheaper to switch to ebike plus we all know the health benefits and environmental friendliness factors are priceless Car: 2019 Honda Accord V6 Cost $30,000...