Recent content by Melonbike

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    Sport vs Flow Tall Rider Sizing and Frame Flex

    Hey, I just checked my bike. I'm 5'6 and with my seat setting i still have 8-10 more inches i can adjust my seat upwards. As for flex, sport is different and lot less flex. Not really noticeable imo.
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    Got the Sport and the Flow. The Pros and Cons.

    1450 vs 1200 for nearly the same bike. $250 can buy a lot of accessories.
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    Got the Sport and the Flow. The Pros and Cons.

    Just an update as I have a broken fender on my sport and had to remove it. It's been 2 weeks and a replacement has not come yet. So just be warned.
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    Got the Sport and the Flow. The Pros and Cons.

    Yeah, i raised the stem to the highest position and rotated the handle bars a bit to my liking. About 30mins of trial and error. After riding it 45miles one weekend i figured it was good enough.
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    Got the Sport and the Flow. The Pros and Cons.

    1) She's fine. We rode 45 miles last weekend. No complaints. 2) No, but it's fast enough for her. I can go up to 25+ peddling on flats. 3) Yes. I live in San Francisco. Lots of hills. Goes up hills 15mph. I beat carbon fiber roadbikes frequently up the hill. 4) It's fine on gravel and grass. I...
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    Known Issues & Problems with Espin Products + Help, Solutions & Fixes

    watch this video. Very common problem.
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    My Espin Sport

    was it installed the right way? Does it point backwards when up?
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    Got the Sport and the Flow. The Pros and Cons.

    I'm still tinkering, i found a noise riding 28mph one handed that I think the suspension was too loose. My wrist is tired from 35 miles on the straight handle...the euro style handles are really nice and something I never used before.
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    My Espin Sport

    What is that bag/basket in the back? How much is it? amazon link?
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    Got the Sport and the Flow. The Pros and Cons.

    Hi all, thought i'd share a mini review since I own both. Purchase price of the bikes were 1199 + tax. Flow has 200 miles. Sport has 11 miles. (edit, now 40 miles, did 30 more miles after i typed this up) Thought i'd share for all you value buyers. I did research and as of 9/5 espins bikes at...
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    Known Issues & Problems with Espin Products + Help, Solutions & Fixes

    The derailuer guard is probably bent and in the way. Common problem in shipping bikes. Bend be it back. Plenty of videos on youtube
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    August delivery of my sport

    My wife got her codes, ordered around 7/12. Will receive 9/1. I'll let you guys know how a sport compares vs flow.
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    Help me choose a commuter bike in Iowa

    espin sport is $1200.
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    Ride1Up Roadster V2 or...?

    Espin sport/flow is a great option for 1200. Best components for price point imo.