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  1. Dave

    Repair Help And Education

    Below is a link to Park Tools' website where they have excellent tutorials on adjustments and tune ups for your bicycle. I have used much of their offerings with great success. They really step you through the process of adjusting derailleurs, cable tension, alignment , etc. That section is...
  2. Dave

    Volton Alation 500, 2014

    Hey guys just received this email for those looking at the Alation 500. Great bike at a great price. 2014 Volton Alation 500 Update We are writing to let you know that after a short layover in port, our newest Alation 500s will be shipping out beginning Friday, March 7th, 2014. The latest...
  3. Dave

    Another Neo Carbon Lover

    Took the plunge today and ordered the EM Neo Carbon. Amirs' review among others has me convinced this ebike is a winner and will suit my riding needs perfectly. I should have it by end of week or beginning of next. Thanks to all and especially Court, Amir and Ravi for their input and advice on...
  4. Dave

    SIMBB 29C Operation

    I was confused as to the exact operation of the Simbb 29C operation as it pertains to pedal input from the rider. It does not have pedal assist as I have come to understand the term, however, it seems to offer a variation called " hybrid ".. Below is an email explaining rider input for those...
  5. Dave

    Easy Motion Neo Carbon

    I came across a very good deal on a Neo Carbon, almost half price, new. I have been leaning towards the E3 Dash, but always loved the look of the Easy Motion bikes. Courts' review on the Carbon seemed just O.K., but not as positive as some of the other EM bikes. I did notice at one point in the...
  6. Dave

    Thudbuster Suspension Seat Post

    Can anyone comment on the real world difference between the LT ( long through ) and ST ( short through ) versions of the Thudbuster? Court, I believe you had one on the City Commuter, wondering which one it might have been? I read the description of both versions on their website, but was...
  7. Dave

    Which Do You Prefer Cadence or Torque Sensor?

    Court, I guess this question would be primarily aimed at you, given all of your expierience. However, please. anyone chime in who has knowledge. Do you prefer a cadence sensor or a torque sensor as a means of measuring how much power to give to an electric bike? I know the torque sensor is more...
  8. Dave

    Motiv Shadow Thoughts

    Anyone own the Motiv Shadow? I talked with Cameron at Motiv today and he said nine have been sold. Court's review seemed positive, wondering if anyone here has purchased one and can comment. Cameron, BTW, was very informative and actually designed the bike. It appears to be a very powerful, and...
  9. Dave

    Volton Alation 500 Speed Increase

    Does anyone know the specifics on the top speed avaiable in the pedal assist mode on the Alation 500? I saw it was mentioned in the review, it might be adjustable from 20mph to something higher via the display setting. I thought I would check with some who might own the bike first, before...
  10. Dave

    Izip E3 Dash VS Easy Motion Neo

    I will be purchasing an Ebike in the near future, and thanks to this very informative website, I have narrowed the choice down to a few bikes. My riding will be done in an urban area, paved, hilly streets, mostly around town. Speed, and comfort are my biggest priorities, along with having both...