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by Josh K.
Jan 06, 2018 12:56 pm
Forum: E-vents
Topic: Ride the Rockies E-Vent...
Replies: 0
Views: 118

Ride the Rockies E-Vent...

Hi Folks, Ride the Rockies out of Denver Colorado is coming up again. They are about to announce the rout for this year. This event has about 2,000 cyclists riding up, and over several Rocky Mountains. I did it on a handmade E bike back in 2012. Epic Ride, for sure. I am going to rebuild one of my o...
by Josh K.
Sep 07, 2017 6:59 pm
Forum: Alternative Energy
Topic: Drone video of Teslas 18MWh solar farm +
Replies: 3
Views: 301

Re: Drone video of Teslas 18MWh solar farm +

Interesting. Looks like some of it is real, and some of it was animation. Anyways, I am looking into large solar farms now. I am interested in understanding the variables, the costs involved, and the return on investment. I would love to create a solar park, producing clean energy, long term. Any mo...
by Josh K.
Jun 21, 2017 3:27 pm
Forum: Items Wanted
Topic: Sanyo Eneloop Speed Controller?
Replies: 0
Views: 89

Sanyo Eneloop Speed Controller?

Hello,

I am searching for a source, for a replacement speed controller. Any ideas on who may have some?

Please let me know, thanks, Josh K.

970-213-4176
by Josh K.
Jun 17, 2016 12:48 pm
Forum: E-vents
Topic: E bike Expo, Denver CO. June 17, 18, 19
Replies: 1
Views: 380

E bike Expo, Denver CO. June 17, 18, 19

Hey Folks,

Check out the Denver E bike expo this weekend. Over a hundred E bikes to ride...

http://www.electricbike-expo.com/locati ... -colorado/

We will be going on Saturday AM, we are registered to ride the latest new bikes...

Josh K.
by Josh K.
Jan 10, 2016 11:45 pm
Forum: E-vents
Topic: 2016 North American "Unofficial" Endless-Sphere Convention
Replies: 36
Views: 5180

Re: 2016 North American Endless-Sphere Convention

Sounds like real fun! I vote pikes peak as well, and I know of a camp ground near there, where we could all meet up and get ready to scale the mountain. This camp ground is the meeting place for most of the groups that go up the mountain, and they have some cool photos of groups that meet up, and so...
by Josh K.
Oct 26, 2015 8:47 pm
Forum: Resources & EV Related Parts and Services
Topic: New E bike Services offered in Fort Collins, CO.
Replies: 6
Views: 715

Re: New E bike Services offered in Fort Collins, CO.

Hey thanks for adding me to the Reddit E bike site! I appreciate that. Josh K.
by Josh K.
Oct 26, 2015 8:42 pm
Forum: Resources & EV Related Parts and Services
Topic: New E bike Services offered in Fort Collins, CO.
Replies: 6
Views: 715

Re: New E bike Services offered in Fort Collins, CO.

Well, Okay, Not my first post, but, it is my first post for my new shop that I have pulled together. I took some time off, and am back at the E bike thing again. Now with a new approach, selling E bikes, doing conversions, and repairs. It has been a fun experience to set up a shop again, and I am ex...
by Josh K.
Oct 26, 2015 1:10 pm
Forum: Resources & EV Related Parts and Services
Topic: New E bike Services offered in Fort Collins, CO.
Replies: 6
Views: 715

New E bike Services offered in Fort Collins, CO.

Hi Folks, Here is my first post, offering E bike specific Services in Fort Collins, Colorado... Electric Bicycle Services: Now offering tune ups, for Electric bikes. Brake and Gear tune ups, Full overhauls, Battery range testing, Charger testing, Electronic diagnostics, Up grades, New batteries, New...
by Josh K.
Aug 26, 2015 8:33 pm
Forum: E-vents
Topic: Interbike 2015, Las Vegas, Sept 14-18
Replies: 140
Views: 13311

Re: Interbike 2015, Las Vegas, Sept 14-18

Soo, I am looking into going to Interbike this year, but I need a pass to get in. I can go on Wednesday the 16th, and am interested in finding some product to carry in a new shop that I am putting together for the spring. Anybody know someone, where I could get a pass to get in? Ideas? I can not go ...
by Josh K.
Mar 23, 2015 7:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Stolen Trike in LA
Replies: 1
Views: 388

Re: Stolen Trike in LA

No word on this fella's stolen trike. Other than his home owners insurance says, it does not cover vehicles with motors on it...Sigh.

Josh K.
by Josh K.
Feb 16, 2015 11:29 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Stolen Trike in LA
Replies: 1
Views: 388

Stolen Trike in LA

Hi Folks, Long time, no post... We are looking for a stolen trike, out of LA. It was one of our very best Electric Recumbent trikes, hand made in Fort Collins, Colorado. Sage Green, 36 volts, Mid drive, with Rohloff speed drive rear hub. Owner, Bill Martin had it secured in a storage shed, and lost ...
by Josh K.
Apr 17, 2014 10:13 pm
Forum: E-Bike General Discussion
Topic: Hub motors vs mid-drives: is unbiased comparison possible?
Replies: 61
Views: 4569

Re: Hub motors vs mid-drives: is unbiased comparison possibl

Automatic, vs stick shift... Hub motors are great for folks who just want to get on, and ride. Pretty efficient sometimes too. Pedal drive, or true mid drives, are more efficient, especially when starting up, up hill, and or pulling a load. Hub motors over compensate by drinking up the amps. Shiftin...
by Josh K.
Sep 17, 2013 8:57 am
Forum: Items for Sale - New
Topic: Bike projects....
Replies: 10
Views: 2431

Re: Josh K. RunAbout Cycles, Indiegogo factory production in

Hi folks, Two Weeks Left in our Indiegogo Campaign. Here is a list of places that we have shown our electric human hybrid technologies at over the years. What can you do to help this venture move forward? Please share this link! http://igg.me/at/RunAboutCycles/x/4086969 Thank you kindly, Josh K. Smi...
by Josh K.
Sep 08, 2013 11:42 am
Forum: Items for Sale - New
Topic: Bike projects....
Replies: 10
Views: 2431

Re: Josh K. RunAbout Cycles, Indiegogo factory production in

Hi Folks,

Here is our latest poster, please copy and share with VIP's !
by Josh K.
Sep 03, 2013 1:25 pm
Forum: Items for Sale - New
Topic: Bike projects....
Replies: 10
Views: 2431

Re: Josh K. RunAbout Cycles, Indiegogo factory production in

Hi Folks, Thank you soo much to all who have contributed to our venture, shared our links, and offered helpful comments. We appreciate that! The Most important thing you can do Right now, is to please share this link with your friends and family. We need to get the word out to more and more people, ...
by Josh K.
Sep 02, 2013 12:23 pm
Forum: Items for Sale - New
Topic: Bike projects....
Replies: 10
Views: 2431

Re: Josh K. RunAbout Cycles, Indiegogo factory production in

Alternative Transportation Solutions: What the World needs now, is for people to develop and embrace alternative forms of transportation.Technology advancements in clean energy enable us to utilize new ways of harnessing the forces of nature to create solutions and reduce pollution. Solar, Wind, and...
by Josh K.
Aug 28, 2013 2:47 pm
Forum: Items for Sale - New
Topic: Bike projects....
Replies: 10
Views: 2431

Re: Josh K. RunAbout Cycles, Indiegogo factory production in

Hey Folks,

Here is a shot of me testing out a Prototype, Full Blast, pedaling through a corner...Great machine.

We are getting ready for Interbike. Looks like more than 50 companies going to represent E bikes this year.

Peace, Josh K.
by Josh K.
Aug 27, 2013 12:39 pm
Forum: E-vents
Topic: E Tour De Phat, August 31st.
Replies: 0
Views: 363

E Tour De Phat, August 31st.

Hi Folks, August 31st, this weekend is the Tour De Fat in Fort Collins, Colorado. This is an Awesome event with around 10,000 cyclists coming out to ride bikes, in costume, heading to a large street party. Lots of great bikes, inventions, designs, innovation and fun. Come on out and ride with us! Lo...
by Josh K.
Aug 27, 2013 12:34 pm
Forum: Items for Sale - New
Topic: Bike projects....
Replies: 10
Views: 2431

Re: Josh K. RunAbout Cycles, Indiegogo factory production in

Hi Folks, We had a great time at the US Pro Challenge bike races. Here is a little video footage from the event. This is one of the largest US Road Races in the country, climbing up and over mountain passes, Like Independence pass, and the little Lumps and bumps in Fort Collins! Lot's of people came...
by Josh K.
Aug 23, 2013 12:27 pm
Forum: Items for Sale - New
Topic: Bike projects....
Replies: 10
Views: 2431

Re: Josh K. RunAbout Cycles, Indiegogo factory production in

Dear Friends, August , 2013 RunAbout Cycles is taking steps towards manufacturing our E bikes through a factory. We plan to re-launch from handmade customs, to producing models of our electric recumbent tricycles and electric mountain-touring bike that will enable us to price them at affordable rate...
by Josh K.
Aug 20, 2013 3:11 pm
Forum: Items for Sale - New
Topic: Bike projects....
Replies: 10
Views: 2431

Re: Josh K. RunAbout Cycles, Indiegogo factory production in

Oregon_testrace.jpg One of our favorite things to do, is to race our E bikes at special events. If you ever get the chance, I recommend going to Portland International Raceway, and joining in at the Electric bike races. We went with a modified Rans, with our own Midrive unit, An Astro with gear red...
by Josh K.
Aug 19, 2013 7:10 pm
Forum: Items for Sale - New
Topic: Bike projects....
Replies: 10
Views: 2431

Re: Josh K. RunAbout Cycles, Indiegogo factory production in

This was a unique prototype that we built up a few years ago. We were experimenting with the idea of using an Optibike bottom bracket motor in a recumbent bike. Worked great. A little too well in fact, because this bike flew! Coupled up with a Nuvinci rear hub, K2 lithium iron phosphate batteries, a...
by Josh K.
Aug 19, 2013 6:43 pm
Forum: Items for Sale - New
Topic: Bike projects....
Replies: 10
Views: 2431

Bike projects

Fella in Cali, with prototype.
by Josh K.
Aug 19, 2013 3:33 pm
Forum: Items for Sale - New
Topic: Bike projects....
Replies: 10
Views: 2431

Bike projects....

Ideas for new Projects?
by Josh K.
Jul 22, 2013 11:55 am
Forum: EV Business World
Topic: E-bike industry spokesperson?
Replies: 33
Views: 10358

Re: E-bike industry spokesperson?

His name is Mr. Ed Benjamin. He created the Light electric vehicle Association. You can speak with him at Interbike if you like, just sign up to go to the LEVA Dinner... You can read his work in the Electric Bicycle Industry report, that he writes with Mr. Frank Jamerson. He actually has his finger ...