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by Lock
Sep 09 2013 3:24pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Ebiker Joke thread...
Replies: 1563
Views: 169463

Re: The Ebiker Joke thread...

Electrify this! Oddly, I have posted this pic on ES before, of the "Swing bike" from 1835... Unfortunately the ES system reports "does not exist" wattEVer... Swing-bike_1835.JPG So that basket look large enough for a batt, plus passenger and picniic? So an ebiker pulls up to the ...
by Lock
Sep 09 2013 2:09pm
Forum: EBike General Discussion
Topic: The life of the peripatetic ebiker
Replies: 93
Views: 20822

Re: The life of the peripatetic ebiker

¡Hóla! señor ebike amego... Cómo está? Hehe... Here endith the extent of my Spanish language... The air raid siren est muy bien! (Reverting to "english" language...) Today I picked up three pieces of "sunbrella" (sun-proof cloth)... to sew together, as a cover for the top of the ...
by Lock
Sep 09 2013 1:21pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Ebiker Joke thread...
Replies: 1563
Views: 169463

Re: The Ebiker Joke thread...

Adam Beck was a huge "ebike booster"... or would have been, had he been alive today (maybe file this image under "Gods on the ebike"...). Adam_Beck.JPG Adam lived in Ontario, from 1857 to 1925, and is largely responsible for watt is still termed euphamistilly today "hydro&qu...
by Lock
Sep 09 2013 12:22pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Ebiker Joke thread...
Replies: 1563
Views: 169463

Re: The Ebiker Joke thread...

When Frenchman Albert Joseph Penot (1862-1930) painted this "risque" painting of bicycle racers, perhaps he was pre-nascent... He maybe saw the day when many folks rode in their gasoline powered horseless carriages, creaping along, bumper-to-bumper, on their way to work, etc... Butt_sniffe...
by Lock
Sep 09 2013 11:46am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Ebiker Joke thread...
Replies: 1563
Views: 169463

Re: The Ebiker Joke thread...

Ad from the past:
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Ad today for electric bicycles:
Ride Electrically
And enjoy the difference!
- Says Reddy Kilowatt...
(Your electric servant.)
Hi Reddy!
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by Lock
Sep 09 2013 9:57am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: List (Thread) of folks that HATE the electric bicycle
Replies: 51
Views: 8893

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

PS and BTW... Some womyn apparently find some guys in spandex strangely appealing...
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by Lock
Sep 09 2013 9:52am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Helmets Part 1,489,348 - To Wear Or Not To Wear
Replies: 625
Views: 32279

Re: PLEASE WEAR HELMETS! (warning: graphic image)

PS, and BTW... This pic of a pedal-only cyclist doing apparently a fancy move on his bike:
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Oh look! He is wearing *HIS* helmet!...

Hehe...

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by Lock
Sep 09 2013 9:15am
Forum: EBike General Discussion
Topic: The life of the peripatetic ebiker
Replies: 93
Views: 20822

Re: The life of the peripatetic ebiker

Okey-dokey... Found a coupla pics... The front basket: Basket.JPG The manufacturer of the basket is "Toba", their "Brooklyn" design (designed in Canada, eh? From "La Belle Provence"?). Made from 6061 aluminum, of course... (And did I mention that "toot toot", ...
by Lock
Sep 09 2013 8:26am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Ebiker Joke thread...
Replies: 1563
Views: 169463

Re: The Ebiker Joke thread...

Today, in towns around Ontario, some folks believe the ebike is their salvation... "Look Ma! I don't have to pedal!"
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... and they are NOT grossly obese... they are "pleasantly rotund"...

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by Lock
Sep 09 2013 7:51am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Ebiker Joke thread...
Replies: 1563
Views: 169463

Re: The Ebiker Joke thread...

Oh goody, a joke... Hehe... Here's another one... Perhaps DC Comics prophesied the ebike, when they released "Number One" in 1986/1987... ElectricWarrior.JPG Per Wikipedia: The series in set in a future where the rich live in luxury, their lifestyles supported by an array of cybernetic dev...
by Lock
Sep 09 2013 4:04am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Helmets Part 1,489,348 - To Wear Or Not To Wear
Replies: 625
Views: 32279

Re: PLEASE WEAR HELMETS! (warning: graphic image)

HA! Got ya beat... Late September, last year, I had the misfortune of a bit of a tumble... Down maybe 20 stairs... And ended up in a hospital bed in a coma, with multiple brain injuries... My daughters have the MRI/full-colour pics... Won't "clutter up" ES with "too graphic" pics...
by Lock
Sep 09 2013 3:23am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Ebiker Joke thread...
Replies: 1563
Views: 169463

Re: The Ebiker Joke thread...

Hehe... "...slightly worn..." Here in Toronto/southern Ontario we got whole roads that are "slightly worn" from car/truck traffic... Say "Eskimo"? Shouldn't that be "transplanted Eskimo" or something? Theoretically ya should be Sami, no? Well heck, I suppose n...
by Lock
Sep 08 2013 8:06pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Ebiker Joke thread...
Replies: 1563
Views: 169463

Re: The Ebiker Joke thread...

Ad stolen from here:
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Similar ebike ad:
MYTH:
The Ebikes are a Major Source of noise on the waterfront.

FACT:
We're WAY quieter than local Car Traffic.
:)

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by Lock
Sep 08 2013 4:57pm
Forum: EBike General Discussion
Topic: The life of the peripatetic ebiker
Replies: 93
Views: 20822

Re: The life of the peripatetic ebiker

[Lets see some pics of this trike![/quote] Okay... First up, the "before" pic... The manufacturers page: http://www.cemoto.cn/cp/CEMETL05.htm And the trike itself, as delivered to me in Toronto: BLKTRIKE.jpg Mods so far include the CA, Version 3 as mentioned earlier, plus replace the pedal...
by Lock
Sep 08 2013 2:31pm
Forum: EBike General Discussion
Topic: 500 Watt Gas Generator, $305 - 21 LBS, Unlimited Range???
Replies: 47
Views: 3237

Re: 500 Watt Gas Generator, $305 - 21 LBS, Unlimited Range??

It's sorta like "the blind leading the blind", isn't it? The human race seems to have the infinite capacity for millions to blindly go where millions have blindly gone before them... (with apology to Neil and the gang, or Cap'n. James Cook, or the cast aboard the "Starship Enterprise&...
by Lock
Sep 08 2013 1:53pm
Forum: EBike General Discussion
Topic: 500 Watt Gas Generator, $305 - 21 LBS, Unlimited Range???
Replies: 47
Views: 3237

Re: 500 Watt Gas Generator, $305 - 21 LBS, Unlimited Range??

More "fear mongering" by the Globe and Mail ("Canada's National Newspaper"), seen online here: http://www3.theglobeandmail.com/report-on-business/the-biggest-threat-to-the-global-economy-the-weather/article14173663/ In part: The biggest threat to the global economy? The weather E...
by Lock
Sep 08 2013 12:25pm
Forum: EBike General Discussion
Topic: 500 Watt Gas Generator, $305 - 21 LBS, Unlimited Range???
Replies: 47
Views: 3237

Re: 500 Watt Gas Generator, $305 - 21 LBS, Unlimited Range??

Seen here: http://e360.yale.edu/feature/megadrought_in_us_southwest_a_bad_omen_for_forests_globally/2665/ In part: Megadrought in U.S. Southwest: A Bad Omen for Forests Globally Scientists studying a prolonged and severe drought in the southwestern U.S. say that extensive damage done to trees in tha...
by Lock
Sep 08 2013 9:06am
Forum: EBike General Discussion
Topic: 500 Watt Gas Generator, $305 - 21 LBS, Unlimited Range???
Replies: 47
Views: 3237

Re: 500 Watt Gas Generator, $305 - 21 LBS, Unlimited Range??

Seen (all over the news, here, for example:) http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2013/aug/11/texas-tragedy-ample-oil-no-water In part: A Texan tragedy: ample oil, no water Fracking boom sucks away precious water from beneath the ground, leaving cattle dead, farms bone-dry and people thirsty. Mayb...
by Lock
Sep 07 2013 11:39am
Forum: EBike General Discussion
Topic: 500 Watt Gas Generator, $305 - 21 LBS, Unlimited Range???
Replies: 47
Views: 3237

Re: 500 Watt Gas Generator, $305 - 21 LBS, Unlimited Range??

Maybe get a more hydro-dynamic boat? A sailor would maybe use a larger (maybe), more comfy (to lie on? maybe) catamaran, with some sort of sail, and wait for a day that is forecast with a tail wind (long-range fcst to shift in the other direction maybe)... The paddles are just for show, or legalitie...
by Lock
Sep 07 2013 9:42am
Forum: EBike General Discussion
Topic: 500 Watt Gas Generator, $305 - 21 LBS, Unlimited Range???
Replies: 47
Views: 3237

Re: 500 Watt Gas Generator, $305 - 21 LBS, Unlimited Range??

It occurs to me the "OP" may be somewhere out in the country... Or otherwise "off the grid", and far removed from any electrical plug... Myself, I'm sorta a "city kid", where electricity is "all aroung us"? Guess I should check how long it takes me (my battery...
by Lock
Sep 07 2013 9:25am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Ebiker Joke thread...
Replies: 1563
Views: 169463

Re: The Ebiker Joke thread...

Current ad on Canadian cigarettes: kids.jpg Unfortunately, the "caption" fails to mention whether they are referring to tobacco, or gasoline... And EVen us seniors get to "enjoy" the "second-hand smoke" of some others... Well, at least some gasoline-powered car occupant...
by Lock
Sep 07 2013 7:20am
Forum: EBike General Discussion
Topic: 500 Watt Gas Generator, $305 - 21 LBS, Unlimited Range???
Replies: 47
Views: 3237

Re: 500 Watt Gas Generator, $305 - 21 LBS, Unlimited Range??

"... riding along with a wind turbine."

Some sailors used to (maybe still do) refer to gasoline-powered boats as "stink pots"... And a sailor uses watt to get around on the water? (I forget)... And how much does THAT cost (refresh my memory)?
by Lock
Sep 07 2013 6:39am
Forum: E-Vehicles General Discussion
Topic: Coin Operated Charging
Replies: 35
Views: 3518

Re: Coin Operated Charging

So it IS more "enviro-friendly" to be run over by an electric car!

That's a relief...

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by Lock
Sep 07 2013 2:57am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: List (Thread) of folks that HATE the electric bicycle
Replies: 51
Views: 8893

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

I kinda think some of those oil companies may just be perhaps a bit misguided? While they are extracting "fossil fuels" (why is it called FOSSIL again?), where they are "mining" some tar sands (why is it called TAR again?), with apologies to "Jed Clampett", it's may be ...
by Lock
Sep 06 2013 8:03pm
Forum: EBike General Discussion
Topic: 500 Watt Gas Generator, $305 - 21 LBS, Unlimited Range???
Replies: 47
Views: 3237

Re: 500 Watt Gas Generator, $305 - 21 LBS, Unlimited Range??

"...some that can't contribute..."??? Perhaps the Admins here could "crack" a fresh/new forum, called whatever, so folks that wish to talk about "all things gasoline-assisted etc" might move on over there?

Just a thought...

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