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    Known Issues & Problems with Juiced Bikes Products + Help, Solutions & Fixes

    I've owned mine for six months and have five broken spokes. About one a month. I have about 1800 miles on the bike. I have spokes breaking every few weeks. Its a very frustrating experience. I'm thinking of simply going back to pedal bikes. This is nonsense. I commute 13 miles r/t daily...
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    The new turbo Vado 2017

    Hey MacVado, I test drove the Vado at my local shop. Since its a new model year (subject to new model year issues with automobiles) i asked about bugs/problems. The mechanic said 1) no real probs so far but 2) some of the bikes were accidently shipped to the US with European software...
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    Finding a Mechanic

    I agree with comment by rich c. I have a hub motor and had to take to the shop simply to change a flat. This was because I'm not well-versed in bike mech and was very intimidated by the configuration. The mid drive is FAR easier to service for flat repair, etc. Maybe somebody will disagree...
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    Juiced CrossCruurent or... (Haibike)

    Hi OJS, I have the Juiced Cross Current. I'm happy with it. I'm 150 lbs and commute 6.5 miles on paved streets. The cadence sensor is AWESOME, esp for the price. I would be intrigued to ride the torque+cadence sensor that was mentioned above. specifically to see if that combo would help...
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    Juiced Fat or Thin ?

    nobody but you can ultimately decide. test riding is a great way to decide for yourself. I have a cross-current and I absolutely love it. If I could convince myself of an actual NEED for the fat bike, I'd buy it too. But, here's the thing: I think fat bikes have really limited use. They are...
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    Known Issues & Problems with Juiced Bikes Products + Help, Solutions & Fixes

    Thanks so much for the prompt feedback! Much appreciated. I love the cross current!
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    Known Issues & Problems with Juiced Bikes Products + Help, Solutions & Fixes

    Is there a manual/guidance on changing tires? I finally encountered my first flat today : - ( for the record, I suspect it was simply glass or something and I have successfully commuted daily for the past four months. I have about 1,000 miles on the bike before this first flat. the rear...
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    Snow/ice/slush....still ride CC?

    hey lark, yes I got fenders from my local bike store, made by Planet Bike. ***I just googled them and found they are called "Planet Bike Cascadia ATB Fenders." Cascadia is kinda hilariously appropriate. They feature 130mm mudflaps, and REALLY do a good job protecting the chain. This is my...
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    Snow/ice/slush....still ride CC?

    Hey Lark, yes- absolutely and unequivocally. I commute five days a week. I've ridden almost daily through the heavy winter rain in the Pacific NW. All wires, batteries, and motor components are sealed. If it's frequently rainy, I would strongly suggest fenders. Fenders do an outstanding...
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    My Cross Currents Upgrades - What Upgrades Have You Done?

    thanks to all for the feedback! I'm gonna stay with the original tires. also, thanks for the 100 w per hour tip! After riding about month I'm noticing that I can ride at level 3/Sport Mode and can get to work and home (flat 14 mile round trip) and still show have two bars on the meter...
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    My Cross Currents Upgrades - What Upgrades Have You Done?

    Thanks Mark! yeah - - I absolutely agree the distance allows me to use higher level assist. Just kinda wondering about ways I could more efficiently pedal without using higher assist. 14 miles a day doesn't even use a full cycle charge. But I'd like to keep it that way to prolong the battery...
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    My Cross Currents Upgrades - What Upgrades Have You Done?

    loving my cc! however, I'm considering some upgrades to increase efficiency. I ride 7 miles each way to work on flat pavement. I'm finding my average speed is about 13 -14 in PAS 2 or 3. Feeling a lot of wasted effort going into the suspension fork and wide tires. switch to stiffer fork...
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    Snow/ice/slush....still ride CC?

    Thanks youth! Very much appreciated! QUOTE="youth, post: 94982, member: 1108"]Icy conditions with the CC are fine with carbide studded tires. With packed snow/slush tires need to be deflate to min pressures & still I have to be very cautious due to the wheels fishtailing (wobble). The 700x40...
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    Snow/ice/slush....still ride CC?

    Hey all, I love my new CC! However, we are getting ice storms like every other week here in portland this year. Does anyone have experience riding on/through icy slush? ... Youth, where ya at buddy ;-) I haven't tried it yet and wondering if I should leave the cross current at home on winter...
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    Winter Clothing (Battery powered Heated Clothing? lol)

    Hey Mark! Right on dude!!!! I grew up in Pittsburgh and RESPECT cold weather warriors. While I don't encounter the frigid winters on a daily basis anymore, I do go skiing. Also, I am a backpacker and have slept in a tent in the snow. My Chicagoan father-in-law thought we were nuts, lol...
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    Is it okay to park an e-bike outdoors in rain during work day?

    Hey All, I got a job transfer and will be moving to Portland, OR in January. I'm already a (pedal-only) cycle commuter but plan to finally take the plunge for a pair of e-bikes once wifey and I get there. Does anyone have any insight regarding outdoor bike parking for e-bikes? Like, would...
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    LA Times e-bike article...

    I read this article yesterday and immediately sent it to my wife and sister-in-law. they both also bike commute. separately, I'm attending my first-ever city council meeting tonight as the conversation will focus on bike lane infrastructure. apparently there is some pushback on proposed bike...
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    Bikes and Cars Can Coexist. Book Demonstrates How, Despite its Misleading Title

    @Ann M. I totally agree that the title was designed to be somewhat dramatic/sensational for sales purposes. Separately, I did NOT know about the 'murky legal' environment in NYC. VERY disappointing to hear that. Hopefully things will improve in that regard.
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    Bikes and Cars Can Coexist. Book Demonstrates How, Despite its Misleading Title

    This is my review of “Streetfight: Handbook for an Urban Revolution” by Janette Sadik-Khan and Seth Solomonow. Ms. Sadik-Khan is the former NYC Transportation Commissioner who implemented the NYC bike share program and oversaw the installation of dedicated bus lanes and bike lanes. Ms...
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    A horrible experience

    lol, entertaining post. I'm still riding my "push" bike. waiting for a new job to become finalized before pulling the trigger on 2 e-bikes for me and my wife. we already both bike to work and for grocery runs. thinking an e-bike will get us biking even more - - by extending our "bikeable...