Recent content by Emma H

  1. Emma H

    New York State ebike legislation

    Yeah, that's the chart I was looking at, but good point on the VINs. It's too bad there's no easy way to obtain one. I have to stay on my patents' motor vehicle insurance to keep UM/UIM insurance in case of a crash, but I would happily just get my own moped insurance if that were an option...
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    New York State ebike legislation

    Just curious, but could you argue that a class 3/class 2 unlocked to 25-28 ebike is actually a moped and thus legal on the faster roads under the current law (which incorrectly caps class 3 at 25)?
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    Resell advice?

    I'm going to list it at my company, where I've had a lot of people stop me to ask about it/comment on how cool it looks, for $2200 with the expectation it will be haggled down (but, as I say, I'm perpetually surprised by the resale market locally...so I think it's worth a shot). If I don't get...
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    2.5-3" tires with puncture protection?

    Awesome. Thanks, all! Just ordered a pair of the Super Moto-X HS. Found a pair on Amazon, but all of the other options were in Germany. Lol. (I've imported plenty of German/British ebike stuff since the market has more products there...but I'm glad I don't have to wait for customs this time.) I...
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    2.5-3" tires with puncture protection?

    I just bought a fat/plus? bike and am totally lost on which tire to get. I'm a female who rides a lot a night in an urban area so puncture protection is my foremost concern, and I'll be riding almost totally on pavement (some gravel/dirt trails in city parks but only as an optional shortcut)...
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    Resell advice?

    Thanks, all!
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    Resell advice?

    Craigslist has comparable, not obviously stolen bikes in the $1800-2800 range in my area, btw. I'll update when/if I sell it and we'll see how close y'all guessed it. :)
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    Resell advice?

    Heh. That's my bike exactly. The local market is pretty good here in Seattle--most bikes go for 150% of Blue Book prices but I'll try at the low $2000s, I suppose. Thankfully I have the storage to keep it around for longer if need be and the weather has been lovely around here, just a tad cold...
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    Resell advice?

    I just bought my second ebike--needed a throttle due to a problematic knee that acts up from time to time--and am looking for tips to sell the first. It's well-maintained Haibike hardtail with a $4500 MSRP I picked up for $3300 as a floor model in 2016 with the original Bosch 28 mph motor. It...
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    Super Commuter Version 1.1

    This looks like a great bike. Any chance it will have a throttle and integrated rear light? I have a Bosch speed pedelec from Haibike that I love, but a knee injury that keeps cropping up is pushing me towards a throttle and I haven't found any high-end feeling mid-drives that have all the...
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    Mid-drives with throttle/trigger?

    Thanks! Sadly, Seattle caps ebikes at 750 W or you need a motorcycle license. :/
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    Mid-drives with throttle/trigger?

    Thanks for the responses, all! I'm a bit nervous about the legality of the higher speed cut-offs. Is that the case for all Bafangs? They look like fun, sporty bikes, though! Thanks! Evelo looks promising. I'm in Seattle so I'll check out their showroom soon. An important question. I'd...
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    Mid-drives with throttle/trigger?

    I have a Haibike speed pedelec, which I love. Unfortunately, the knee injury that first prompted me to get an ebike has been acting up with increased frequency and duration. After a month of forgoing my bike for a bus, I can make it 80% of the way to work without pain, but the 20% seems to set...