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    I need an EMTB Tire that lasts longer!

    I've purchased three....THREE!! rear tires for my EMTB in the past 18 months! I've been using Nobby Nics 27"x2.8". That just seems like excessive wear. I ride 3x per week; about 25 miles each ride. Im mainly on poor quality backroads and fire roads. I really don't care about maximum grip...
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    Whats the best mid drive motor bigger than 250w?

    I love my Brose S mid drive motor on my electric mountain bike, but when I want to power up a 15 degree hill in a business suit without getting sweaty, those 250 watts just aren't enough, even with full assist. 250 seems arbitrary and I'm wondering if there's a high end substitute with more...
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    Lightweight Roadrash Protection

    On my analog bike, speeds over 15mph were usually reserved for downhill sections of road. With a speed pedelec, average speed for an entire ride thru commute traffic can exceed 20mph. I've become aware of my vulnerability traveling constantly at higher speeds. While I dont find it necessary...
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    Help! Bell Helmet Clip Popped Off?!?!

    I just started on a ride when I noticed something small and rubber drop to the ground. I realized it was the bracket that holds the two sides (front and back of ear) of the helmet head strap together. A moment later, the right side clip popped off as well and the helmet fell off my head! I...
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    Know Your Average Stopping Distance?

    I was at my LBS getting my cassette replaced. Said LBS does not sell ebikes and is somewhat against them. The mechanic was mainly hating on the additional weight of ebikes. He told me about how it will cause quicker wear of brakes pads and discs as well as tires. Then he went into safety...
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    Trunkable/folding, long distance (60 mile?) Ebike thats light (sub 50lbs) with throttle??

    I earlier posted a thread considering getting an escooter. I do a 20 mile round trip commute that's relatively hilly. I now use a mid drive emtb, and even with max assist, the hills are working my 50-something leg muscles. I find myself fattigued and not looking forward to commuting after...
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    Reducing Maintenance $$$ - longer lasting chains & emtb tires?

    I've had my BH emtb for 7 months now. I definitely baby my bicycle. Mainly sidewalks and gentle fire roads, no crazy stuff. I travel at commuting speeds....I'm not racing or accelerating quicky. I've been doing 20 miles per day, 4 days a week for 7 months, and my rear tire is almost bald...
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    Anybody know about escooters?

    I've been trying to use my ebike as a car commuting replacement, but I find myself getting fatigue when trying to do 4 days in a row. It's also tough on rainy days (only patchy rain here in SoCal, never inundating rain). I've been looking into a standup escooter to use 1 to 2 times per week...
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    Adjusting derailleurs....hard?

    I am a non-mechanical, non-handy person. My emtb has been shifting like crap. When I push hard on the pedals, the crank slips. I need to press the shifter twice to get it to change gears once. I brought my bike in to be adjusted after 60 days...and within 30 days from that, shifting was...
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    Best Cheap Car Bike Rack?

    I'll be getting rid of my SUV and downgrading to a sedan. I rarely take my emtb anywhere by car, but am looking for a cheap car bike rack that wont scratch up a car, and can handle the weight of an ebike. I'll primarily be keeping a bike rack for the possible instance when I have a failure big...
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    I Will Never Buy from an LBS Again

    I bought my Giant analog bike from my local bike shop 2 years ago. Service was great and they were always happy to help me. I paid probably $200 more than I would have online, but I had them standing behind me and I helped support a local business. When it came to buying my first ebike...
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    Auto-Tuners/De-Limiters - Regret it or Best Decision Ever?

    20mph. That's what we, Class 1 ebikers are stuck with as far as assisted top speed goes. We've heard the warnings: You'll avoid your warranty You'll burn out your motor Torque at those speeds will be so minimal to be unnoticeable You're possibly breaking the law Your operating your ebike in...
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    Anybody Rotate Their Tires?

    After 6 months of ownership, I'm getting close to 1,500 miles in my first ebike. I looked closely at my tread for the first time the other day and realized that while my front tire still looks almost brand new, my rear tire looks like the nubs are more than 50% worn away. My first thought is...
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    Product Review: Kinekt 2.1 Suspension Seatpost

    After purchasing my first e-mountain bike, I quickly realised it allowed me to spend much more time in the saddle. The electric assist negated the need for hard, standing pumping much of the time. The ebike also allowed for greater average speeds when on road and gravel, making small bumps...
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    Fast Ebike - Loud Wind In the Ear - Hearing Loss?

    When I was analog biking, by periods of high speed (above 22mph) were short. But with an ebike, I live at those speeds. 22mph wind in the ears is annoying, and when I get hit with a headwind, the noise give me a headache. I'm wondering if those winds, probably a cumulative of 28-30mph will...
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    Your tire choice when rotational weight is no object

    I spent the 1990s mountain biking on paper thin, 2" tires with tubes similar to latex condoms to save on rotational weight. Now that I'm riding a 51lb ebike, I think tire weight isn't so much an issue. Now I care about maximizing grip so I can actually cling to the mountains my electric motor...
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    Range differences between types (road vs. MTB vs. City)

    I bought an electric mountain bike. I use it primarily for errands and pleasure riding. I thought it offered the most comfort for a novice rider as well as the most versatility, allowing me to trail ride, gravel ride or stick to city streets. Now I'm wondering if I made a mistake by buying a...
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    USB 2.0 Powered Bike Lights?

    I've tried battery powered bike lights and USB 'rechargeable' bike lights. Neither has given me the brightness I'd like to stand out on a sunny SoCal day. My BH Atom X has one USB 2.0 port built into the controller. Can anyone suggest a reasonably priced (sub $50) bike lighting system that is...
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    Full Suspension Vs. Seatpost Suspension...which is best?

    Ok ladies and gentlemen, hoping to get a little feedback from people who've had their shapely butts on both a full suspension bike and a hardtail with a good (kinekt or Thudbuster) seatpost suspension. I've loved my first mountain bike. I bought a hardtail BH Atom X, not quite sure what my...
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    Whos changed their disc brake pads? It's so hard!

    I've got about 600 very hilly miles on my 4 month old BH EMTB. My rear shimano brake just started sounding like I was killing a moose. I removed the back tire and found the left side rear brake pad worn completely down to the metal and the right side with about 33% of the pad left. I went on...