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  1. Tbone

    Battery Replacement?

    Update: see attached pic. What's your experience with battery replacement? My 500wh Bosch battery is starting to show serious degradation after 9000km(+) on my R-M Charger GX. Where I once calculated my bike rides according to time, i.e. how many hours I need to get from A to B to A, I'm now...
  2. Tbone

    Tire sizes?

    I'm confused about tire sizes. Currently running 27.5x2.35 - 650B razor rock (knob) tires. I want to replace them with Super Moto-X tires. Will 27,5x2,80 (70-584) fit? Thanks for info. -T
  3. Tbone

    Help! Need advice. Which new gear ratio on R&M Charger GX?

    Approaching 7k km on my Charger GX and it'll be two years old this spring. Couldn't be more happy with this über-expensive two-wheeled car replacement that I use as a commuter, chore vehicle and... chick-magnet ;-). After last inspection (October 2018) my e-bike mechanic suggested I renew my...
  4. Tbone

    Hitching a ride...

    Although skeptical on account I never used a hitch like this before (knock on wood!), I’m sold with this setup. Mini was purchased with a factory installed hitch and we finally put it to good use by purchasing a bike rack (Westfalia) from a amazon warehouse deal I happened across. When not used...
  5. Tbone

    2000km review of Charger GX Touring

    Here's the full review: https://worstwriter.com/2017/08/14/pseudo-review-3-rm-charger-gx-touring-2000km-and-counting/ Here's the short version: My R&M GX is holding up without flaw. Approaching need of new rear tire. Absolutely love the Brooks B17 saddle. Never even had to fill tires with...
  6. Tbone

    R&M Charger Nuvinci vs GX Touring - Uphill

    Just a quick vid of recent pseudo test between Charger Nuvinci and GX Touring. For those not in the know, GX Touring comes with chain, 11 gears, derailleur (2nd bike in vid; colour yellow/curry). The Nuvinci (1st bike; white) is a constant variable hub with a belt drive. Sometimes proudly, other...
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    The Panzer Has Arrived - Review Of New Charger GX Touring

    Picked up the R-M Charger GX Touring Monday. This is a 25km/h version. Needless to say it was an exhilarating first ride. In just a few days I've managed to put almost 300km on the bike. The bike has been purchased as a commuter and an off-road trailblazer. A tour to the coast of Holland this...
  8. Tbone

    Riese Müller Charger or Stromer ST1 M25?

    First time e-bike buyer in Germany. Need some advice. Which 25kmh e-bike should I buy? After reviewing, testing, researching, I'm currently choosing between a Stromer ST1 and a Riese Müller Charger. Here's what I've found so far: Stromer St1 M25 - For 2017 and the German market Stromer is...