What do you like best about your E-Bike

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What do you like best about your E-bike?

I don't have to pay for registration or license
8
10%
It's my main means of transportation
3
4%
My E-bike gets 300 to 500 mpg equivalent and I don't have to buy gasoline
5
6%
My Wife or Girlfriend won't let me have a real motorcycle
2
2%
I don't have to sit in traffic waiting, and feel smarter & smug towards the mass of drivers
3
4%
I have a lot of fun and can feel the power when I'm on my E-Bike
23
27%
I Just love to build, tinker, and create E-Bikes
29
35%
Are you really asking these questions? All OF THE ABOVE!!!
11
13%
 
Total votes: 84

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What do you like best about your E-Bike

Post by TMaster » Feb 02, 2010 3:11 pm

So I finally built up my first e-bike after contemplating for almost a year. And Wow, I never thought it would be so much fun! It's got me wanting to build up a second one! I had a smile on my face for like 2 hours strait when I first rode it.
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Re: What do you like best about your E-Bike

Post by zenon » Feb 13, 2010 3:16 pm

TMaster wrote:So I finally built up my first e-bike after contemplating for almost a year. And Wow, I never thought it would be so much fun! It's got me wanting to build up a second one! I had a smile on my face for like 2 hours strait when I first rode it.
Its a feeling that is hard to describe to a non ebike riders, I bit your face still hurt's :D

About the survey all of the above except I wear the pant's in my house :wink:
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Re: What do you like best about your E-Bike

Post by RythmshiP » Sep 27, 2011 10:16 am

I must add a category because the silent running of my e bike has me quite enamored :mrgreen:
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Re: What do you like best about your E-Bike

Post by yopappamon » Sep 27, 2011 10:05 pm

I love being outside in sunny southern California.

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Re: What do you like best about your E-Bike

Post by Ykick » Sep 27, 2011 10:13 pm

Many elements to enjoy but being able to bicycle at or above the level of a top athlete while being broken, old and fat is pretty damn cool...
Talent must not be wasted.... Those who have talent must hug it, embrace it, nurture it and share it lest it be taken away from you as fast as it was loaned to you.

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Re: What do you like best about your E-Bike

Post by Drunkskunk » Oct 01, 2011 5:32 pm

No Altruistic reasons here. I'm not saving the world. I'm not even saving money.

The best part of riding a bike as a kid was getting to coast down some long hill. Ebikes let you do that up hill :D
Buy the ticket, take the ride.
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Re: What do you like best about your E-Bike

Post by SamTexas » Oct 01, 2011 10:14 pm

zenon wrote:
TMaster wrote:..., I bit your face still hurt's :D
Of course his face hurts and will continue to hurt until you stop biting it.

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Re: What do you like best about your E-Bike

Post by kmxtornado » Nov 28, 2011 3:39 pm

Actually, the best part is being stealth and seeing all the odd looks roadies give when they see us riding past them up hill or on the flats.
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Re: What do you like best about your E-Bike

Post by tomk2 » Nov 28, 2011 3:44 pm

Being on a Stealth E Bike and watching the faces (in my rear view mirror) of the "Tour de Fou Fou crowd" is priceless!!!

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