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    what pannier and trunk bags or adapter hooks have you tried?

    i am a fan of zip ties ;) (my lock of choice for traveling! haha) but I would prefer to be able to remove the bags easily without cutting zipties each time I go in to shop etc. Its not safe to leave them on outside unattended where i am :(.
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    what pannier and trunk bags or adapter hooks have you tried?

    thanks to everyone here!!! first hand experience is the best! think i will try the electric tape for a snug fit with the adapter and if that doesnt work add on the adapter rod :) that will fit. and also looking at banjo brothers! Thank you so much everyone!!!!!
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    what pannier and trunk bags or adapter hooks have you tried?

    Just got my aurora le and now that I know I love this bike Im ready to buy bags to haul my groceries with. Has anyone tried these ortlieb hooks? https://ortliebusa.com/product/ql2-1-20mm-top-hooks-e193/ for their panniers? Or do you prefer one of the trunk bags that have an option for saddle...
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    Hello from the Catskills

    Im 5 ft tall so I need a small step through that can help me on the hills. The Trek Verve+ really helped about 5-10% :( I've ordered the evelo aurora hoping it wont be too big. fingers crossed! Also considering the Riese+Muller Nevo. hmmm
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    Hello from the Catskills

    hahaha Ive returned the bike and searching for another. :D but Im hopeful!
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    For Sale: 2018 Riese & Müller Nevo GH Vario - $3900

    I'm curious and live in NYC. check your inbox, maybe we can meet up this weekend?
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    step through for a hilly commute

    about to go with the evelo aurora, fingers crossed I fit! (I do like the galaxy too, but after discussing with evelo peeps they think I should try the aurora first) also still concerned about the dapu mid motor, really hoping what Ive read has been addressed. I can deal with the welded on back...
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    step through for a hilly commute

    Love the embark, too bad. I will still try it out as they are in NYC. Unless Evolo changed the rack, it is welded on for the 2018 model. I just read something here re Dapu mid-motors https://electricbikereview.com/forum/threads/pedego-dapu-mid-motor.28958/#post-208026 where would I be...
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    step through for a hilly commute

    everyone thank you so much!!! Im now looking at Priority Embark (might be too big for me) / Evolo Aurora ( I think they make an xs )/ Ariel Rider M / Rad City step thru. ilanarama I agree with you, I need to get in shape! Really liking the Aurora but not the rack on the back because, like Court...
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    step through for a hilly commute

    I just returned the trek verve+ because it wasnt enough help on the hills :( I live in the Catskills and want a bike for commuting about 15-20miles on our hilly roads. Im not in shape ... thinking i could use some throttle to help? My brother has a bike shop in Italy and he told me to get a...
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    Hello from the Catskills

    I have a new e-bike Trek Verve+ :) its kinda hilly where I live so unsure if it's enough help for me on these hills :O but still loving the freedom! I thought I should meet you all in case Im doing something wrong before I trade up for a stronger bike. hmmm Thanks ahead for taking the time to...