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by Lock
Oct 05 2013 3:21pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: In China
Replies: 51
Views: 5582

Re: In China

Lovely KF... Haven't been to C myself, but when I once was a manager with staff (before I escaped "employment" and became self-employed), being the sneaky sort, the only hires I made were young ladies that were brought up by their C parents... Personable, quiet, hard-working... MY boss tol...
by Lock
Oct 05 2013 12:36pm
Forum: EBike Non-hub Motor Drives
Topic: Prop Pusher E-bikes
Replies: 19
Views: 3345

Re: Prop Pusher E-bikes

sk8norcal wrote:old thread on this,
http://endless-sphere.com/forums/viewto ... =3&t=30984
Ummm... That thread approx two years old, and still no product for sale yet?

Kinda a clue...
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by Lock
Oct 04 2013 8:59am
Forum: EBike General Discussion
Topic: Just how waterproof IS the Cycle Analyst
Replies: 10
Views: 1368

Re: Just how waterproof IS the Cycle Analyst

Well, well... Found this thread in a search for "water-proof cycle analyst"... Honestly not sure watt happened to CA V1, (memory/mind is a bit "foggy" at the moment? Actually, my clients (accounting) always told me I was "bloody minded" about watching their money, and i...
by Lock
Oct 03 2013 4:22pm
Forum: EBike General Discussion
Topic: Single-speed e-bike?
Replies: 36
Views: 10264

Re: Single-speed e-bike?

Hey Northumb! So, that wall that Hadrian built still keeping out the "barbarians"? Looks like us barbarians on ES maybe snuck in through the back door... Hehe... Yah, so I'm just a hoser (Canadian, eh?), but I did get to live in Croydon, when it sat in Surrey, before it got lumped in with ...
by Lock
Oct 03 2013 9:50am
Forum: EBike Technical
Topic: Powabyke X24
Replies: 3
Views: 561

Re: Powabyke X24

Hey! I just got an email from Powabyke? Dear Powabyker, Powabyke are pleased to announce the arrival of the 2014 range of Xbykes! For more details or a brochure, please visit www.powabyke.com and download the PDF, or reply to this email with your name and address and we will post one to you. Etc... ...
by Lock
Oct 03 2013 9:08am
Forum: EBike General Discussion
Topic: The life of the peripatetic ebiker
Replies: 93
Views: 20815

Re: The life of the peripatetic ebiker

Yah man... I guess (no windshield on my vehicles, glass or otherwise)... But that "Iron Man" guy is a "maestro" in iron and steel stuff... Had his truck "ready to roll" for on-site residential work (mostly iron railings, I guess) plus his shop. Anyway, I guess this is h...
by Lock
Oct 02 2013 6:04pm
Forum: EBike General Discussion
Topic: Single-speed e-bike?
Replies: 36
Views: 10264

Re: Single-speed e-bike?

E-assist is available up to 25 km/h Crazy Europeans... :D I am sure some here on ES could help you maybe "mod" that bike to help keep up w/the "spandex crowd"... Gotta remember though, to *pretend* you are pedaling... Throwing in a little huffing and puffing never hurt either... L
by Lock
Oct 02 2013 5:26pm
Forum: EBike General Discussion
Topic: The life of the peripatetic ebiker
Replies: 93
Views: 20815

Re: The life of the peripatetic ebiker

Well, it's been a couple of "roller coaster" ebiker days... Yesterday, the usual trip to the hospital downtown, and plugging in my "mobility device" outside their door... Just a "top up" really, charge-wise... But when I escaped the Doctor (again) the trike motor was &q...
by Lock
Oct 01 2013 8:57am
Forum: EBike General Discussion
Topic: Single-speed e-bike?
Replies: 36
Views: 10264

Re: Single-speed e-bike?

(Waving hand here) Another single-speeder here... Actually riding a front-wheel drive trike currently, with controller rated at "only" 450W... Interested in trying a rear-wheel multi-gearing `cause I kinda need the exercise right now, plus in theory, otta help shave some peaks offa the bat...
by Lock
Oct 01 2013 8:08am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: e-cigarettes
Replies: 93
Views: 11303

Re: e-cigarettes

Wow! Old thread... OK, confession time. I used to be an addict, clothes musta smelled, and I musta blown smoke in everybodys faces... as I drove by... Hey, waitasec... "e-cigarettes"? So, this isn't the thread about gasoline addiction? The health costs of the injuries and deaths caused by ...
by Lock
Sep 30 2013 2:13pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Ebiker Joke thread...
Replies: 1563
Views: 169420

Re: The Ebiker Joke thread...

OK... Another ebiker joke... Works equally well whether the ebike rider is a guy or a grrrl... As they go by (maybe stop for a sign or signal or something), stare intently at their ebike, while ignoring the ebike rider... Act like you have nEVer seen an ebike before... Ask silly questions like "...
by Lock
Sep 30 2013 9:22am
Forum: EVents
Topic: Student's Project E-bike in Peshawar (Pakistan)
Replies: 12
Views: 2998

Re: Student's Project E-bike in Peshawar (Pakistan)

Awww geees... Another G.D. explosion in the news from Peshawar... Ya know, my grandma was adopted, and raised by presbyterians (one christian "sect", for whom I blame John Knox, and maybe those G.D. Scots, again)... But my ma, gawds bless her, never passed along THAT disease... I hope you ...
by Lock
Sep 29 2013 10:28am
Forum: EVents
Topic: Student's Project E-bike in Peshawar (Pakistan)
Replies: 12
Views: 2998

Re: Student's Project E-bike in Peshawar (Pakistan)

Ahoy numberonebikeslover! Number x ebike lover here! My father was actually born in Quetta, watt is sorta "down the road" (approx. 1000 miles) from Peshawar, and "back in the day" when Quetta was still part of India... And a few years before Quetta etc had their "great quake...
by Lock
Sep 27 2013 6:46am
Forum: EBike General Discussion
Topic: How to Solar Charge an Electric Bicycle
Replies: 496
Views: 90636

Re: How to Solar Charge an Electric Bicycle

I've been talking with a former landlady of mine... About a trial/demo/proof of concept thingee... In my town (Toronto, Ontario) there is a north-west to downtown former railroad path that is being developed as a walk/bike pathway... called the West Toronto Railpath... The City has a "study&quo...
by Lock
Sep 25 2013 5:49pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Lac-Megantic Explosions, Fire Sparked By Train Derailment in
Replies: 27
Views: 4063

Re: Lac-Megantic Explosions, Fire Sparked By Train Derailmen

Christ... They're at it again... Lottsa news reports about our Canadian "energy" company Enbridge wanting to put a pipeline straight across the province of Ontario... To "tranship" crude oil ("bitumen") by "repurposing" an aging 30-inch pipeline (built back in...
by Lock
Sep 25 2013 2:07pm
Forum: E-Vehicles General Discussion
Topic: Coin Operated Charging
Replies: 35
Views: 3515

Re: Coin Operated Charging

Yah, understand, nothing is "perfect" and there is "good and bad in everything"... But I guess we humans do like to travel eh? I mean it'd be *nice* to work from home, but... I mean I have travelled around lots under sail, but this was just for fun, the hulls were "plastic&q...
by Lock
Sep 25 2013 9:43am
Forum: E-Vehicles General Discussion
Topic: Coin Operated Charging
Replies: 35
Views: 3515

Re: Coin Operated Charging

So... Nobuddy here on ES interested in free (solar) distributed electricity? OK, how `bout chipping in to replace photovoltaic ("PV") cells? Yah know, PV cells are made using mostly polycrystalline silicon wafers? Ya know, the US "CDC" (Centers for Disease Control... and Preventi...
by Lock
Sep 25 2013 5:47am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: List (Thread) of folks that HATE the electric bicycle
Replies: 51
Views: 8892

Re: List (Thread) of folks that HATE the electric bicycle

In my town, driver training for novice/new car drivers/youth is like a "mini industry"... and some car insurance companies offer a small discount off annual car insurance premiums, when new drivers/insurers can show a "certificate" that they have "passed" some new car d...
by Lock
Sep 23 2013 9:28am
Forum: E-Vehicles General Discussion
Topic: Coin Operated Charging
Replies: 35
Views: 3515

Re: Coin Operated Charging

Hopefully the source of the EV stations power be greener. Yah... No kidding eh? Here in Ontario our electricity is still euphamistically termed "hydro"... `Cause of this guy: Beck.JPG Adam Beck "led the charge", in building many hydro-electric dams in Ontario... including on som...
by Lock
Sep 22 2013 9:21pm
Forum: EBike General Discussion
Topic: eBike Battery Heater!
Replies: 21
Views: 7777

Re: eBike Battery Heater!

Terrific Sirs! Many thanks... Hey Norfolk? The Broads still there? (It's been a looong time since I lived in Croydon, UK, but my Navy dad used to take his family for vacations cruising the Broads (and the Fens)... Pretty amazing stuff for a Canadian kid.
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by Lock
Sep 22 2013 5:58pm
Forum: EBike General Discussion
Topic: eBike Battery Heater!
Replies: 21
Views: 7777

Re: eBike Battery Heater!

Thanks DA! "Motorcycle Handlebars Motorcycle Warm Heat Heated Grip Kit Pads"... My guess, 12 volts, but no indication of the mA's involved... ie "wattage" consumed... The A-B on-off toggle switch is a nice touch, but I was kinda hoping to automate that process, based on ambient o...
by Lock
Sep 22 2013 3:57pm
Forum: EBike General Discussion
Topic: eBike Battery Heater!
Replies: 21
Views: 7777

Re: eBike Battery Heater!

PS... and BTW... A pic of one single cell in the pack (not disassembled from the wiring)... Reveal5.JPG Showing the mfgrs codes "ZM6268DSPN-4200MAH" and "12K23"... (other side of foil cell "pouch" is blank)... So these pics appear to confirm the cells are from the "...
by Lock
Sep 22 2013 3:18pm
Forum: EBike General Discussion
Topic: The life of the peripatetic ebiker
Replies: 93
Views: 20815

Re: The life of the peripatetic ebiker

Well... Slow day today, and sorta dry outside, to went and visited our very own "Toronto Mini Maker Faire"... Their web pages here: http://makerfairetoronto.com/ Basically a two day show for the "kiddies" (and not so young)... To my undying regret, I nEVer tried to interest my tw...
by Lock
Sep 22 2013 2:37pm
Forum: EBike General Discussion
Topic: eBike Battery Heater!
Replies: 21
Views: 7777

Re: eBike Battery Heater!

So... This thread is about two years "down the road" now... In the "Great White North" (southern Ontario) we're facing another winter soon... And I'm thinking about pack warmth outside... Have currently nowhere to keep the trike indoors, plus removing the pack/case from the trike...
by Lock
Sep 20 2013 2:51pm
Forum: EBike General Discussion
Topic: The life of the peripatetic ebiker
Replies: 93
Views: 20815

Re: The life of the peripatetic ebiker

So, yet *another* trip to the "Ontario Health Care System" today... Funnily enough the institution still uses the name "hospital" in it's name... Anywhooo... So the place next door was kinda hard to miss eh? With this banner strung across part of it's front fence, alongside the s...