Recent content by Shaun

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    Need help picking first E-Bike

    Have you looked at Faraday bikes? I don't have any experience with other ebikes other than the ones I tried at my LBS but I did buy a Faraday Porteur. They weigh about 39lb so I'd think you'd be able to carry it up some stairs. It's significantly heavier than my road bike but I don't find it...
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    Faraday Creates Lower-Priced Model

    @JoePah , I agree that the bike is probably overpriced but at least for me but I wanted a bike first and foremost with the ebike/motor being a secondary feature in terms of importance to me. I did a lot of research/reading on other forums on the components of the Faraday... The closest...
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    Ride with child seat on faraday?

    Also, FWIW, when I took off the rear rack I weight it and it came in at 1lb 14oz. I think the bike itself weight 39lb or so without any racks/etc on it. I haven't weighed the bike with the front rack on it yet but I'd guess that the bike weighs about 42lb (in size medium with the front rack)...
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    Faraday Creates Lower-Priced Model

    @Prof_Stack , I saw and test rode one in Greenville, SC at The eBicycle Store downtown. Ultimately I preferred the higher spec'd Porteur and bought it as opposed to the Porteur S. The ride was similar with both but I wasn't really a fan of the twist shifter and more limited gear range of the...
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    Ride with child seat on faraday?

    Thanks! I actually bit the bullet last week and bought a Faraday Porteur. I'm happy to report that a Thule Ridealong fits nicely on this bike (with or without the rear bike rack on the bike). Additionally, the motor definitely is appreciated when taking on hills! For the most part, though, I...
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    Ride with child seat on faraday?

    Any owners able to comment on the faraday and how it would fare as a trail bike with a child seat on the back? Just wondering how well the motor would keep up while hauling around the extra weight. Also, how nicely does this ride as a regular bike without the motor turned on? I'm really on the...