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Post by Magnumb » Apr 10 2015 1:57am

xyster wrote:Since ypedal posted one of his own, and nobody else quoted it here, I thought I'd submit the proverb-ial good quote self-vote. :D


Mathurin, you're going to scare off the new recruits...errrr, members... who'll rightly suspect endless sphere is some kind of cult. We don't let them know that until the first steps of indoctrination/assimilation are complete!

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I fricking knew it...I hate being the new guy :(

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Post by Magnumb » Apr 10 2015 2:00am

xyster wrote:

"Sometimes being a weasel can prove useful. (I'm vying for quotability)" -Toorbough ULL-Zeveigh


It's funny, I just looked under my user name. I guess being a "Micro Ferret" can be an OK thing too...(see what I did there) /me Palm face - ahhh...I'm sorry 'bout that.

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Post by r3volved » Apr 22 2015 12:43pm

In response to facebook friending...
gridlok wrote:I totally understand, if I were me I wouldn't want to friend me either.

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Post by Dauntless » Apr 24 2015 10:16am

PRW wrote:Erm.... Did anyone notice the date of announcement?
Not only did they NOT notice, they went right on not noticing after being warned to notice.

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Post by The fingers » May 16 2015 6:47am

markz wrote:
But I guess like any country song, play it reverse, you always get the house, woman, dog, truck and license back

:lol:

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But your momma still gets run over by a danged ole' train.

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Post by The fingers » May 16 2015 7:20pm

fsmuggen wrote:
It's like having a old fiat panda with a rear mounted V8 and three adults in the back seat all the time..
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Post by nutnspecial » May 17 2015 10:35pm

There may be something about lithium polymer that causes delirium-
I just realized I've spent as much on chargers as the lipo!
, , , , , last until I'm old-and-gray, or knock on wood, the lipo gods call me home muahahaha!
for me it's the laugh. :lol:

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Post by amberwolf » May 27 2015 2:07pm

:)
From here
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Chalo wrote:There is a negative cost way to radically reduce carbon emissions. Recycle all the cars, along with anyone caught driving one.

Then set to working on the smaller details.

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Post by spinningmagnets » Jun 29 2015 7:02pm

Concerning harvesting recycled laptop cells, from kin
The old used [laptop] cells would end up with too much capacity to pass as ultrafires
aaaaand, a newbie asks about a generic cheap ebay cell in a thread about the high-capacity Samsung 3000-mAh and 3400-mAh cells:
What about these batteries ?

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Post by arkmundi » Jul 05 2015 9:06am

Punx0r wrote:Yesterday, a hot day, a friend noticed a fridge failing to cool properly. Examination showed the condenser to be badly blocked up with fluff so that it couldn't work properly. A good blast of compressed gas cleared it and it was soon operating properly again. I think your brain could do with the same treatment. Galileo/Newton agree-- 9/11 was an inside job!
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Post by Dauntless » Jul 05 2015 11:47am

ACK! You just reminded me of a thread I'm trying to forget. It's like we have to be wary of the disease spreading.
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Post by Ypedal » Jul 15 2015 3:17pm

amberwolf wrote: I think most people need a raise, so they can afford to pay attention.

:wink: :P
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Post by Dauntless » Jul 29 2015 6:15am

Punx0r wrote:Similarly, you do repeatedly abuse the word "evidence". If a word could be considered a legal entity I think we'd have a good case for a court injunction preventing you for uttering it on the basis of defamation
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Post by amberwolf » Aug 11 2015 3:47am

mrass wrote:The original controllers are sadly nothing but trouble, I know electronics and daily repair al kinds of equipment but these are just...italian..
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Post by Joseph C. » Aug 19 2015 6:16pm

spinningmagnets wrote:
When it comes to discussing issues, I typically embrace a centrist viewpoint that allows both sides to hate me.

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Post by Ypedal » Aug 21 2015 11:50am

Not very catchy or hilarious in nature.. but totally quotable
Alan B wrote:One day during my morning commute I noticed the pack voltage was lower than usual, eventually falling to near the low voltage cutoff. By that time I was a couple of miles from work with a pair of 10% climbs to go. I shut the motor off and pedaled on the level and downhill parts, and got off and pushed up the steep hills (since I don't have low gearing on this heavy ebike for climbing). I arrived at work late, but the battery pack was not damaged. I monitored the cell group balance every few minutes during bulk charging, and insured that the balance was good, and the cells were all above 3.5V and equal in voltage. The pack did not require balance charging, the balance was fine, and $800 worth of lipo was saved.

When there is any reason to suspect battery issues it must be addressed. It may be inconvenient, it may involve pushing the bike or removing the battery pack immediately. Ignoring it may lead to pack damage or even fire.

It turns out the problem here was an intermittent connection on the AC side of the charger at home (a poor quality removable power cable at the charger side), it started to charge and stopped before completing the job.
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Post by nutnspecial » Aug 21 2015 3:20pm

( gotta have a sense of humor to ride an electric bike .. just comes natural for some !)
I found this one interesting, and funny in itself? I never really thought about it that way :mrgreen:

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Post by amberwolf » Sep 08 2015 4:33pm

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spinningmagnets wrote:My son works in IT, and so he has been doing a lot of Win10 surgeries (job security?). In the course of his research, he discovered the Windows development team saved a lot of time and money by simply designing the entire OS around the basic principles found in the instruction manuals for recently translated medieval torture devices.

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Post by Ypedal » Sep 21 2015 3:53pm

Syonyk wrote:
Hillhater wrote: ..still waiting for a 4-5 Ahr, 5C, 18650.. :roll:
Ultrafire sells plenty of those!

Wait, you meant honest capacity... :/
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Post by Ypedal » Sep 28 2015 4:52pm

Chalo wrote:Leaving the car at home, or at the junkyard, is an expression of personal character and has nothing to do with the bike. That's why most people, who lack character, will choose a car over any kind of bike every time. It appeals to their fundamental weakness.

A bicycle is a product of a process of refinement much longer and more comprehensive than what all of us together could do with e-bikes in two lifetimes. I believe an e-bike should confirm as closely to the pattern of a traditional bicycle as practicable: steel diamond frame, wheels approximately 700mm in outside diameter with tires 40-60mm wide, rigid fork set to yield about 50mm of trail, swept upright handlebars, luggage capacity, and weight distributed evenly front and rear.

Motorcycles started with this formula, and only departed from it once they were traveling at speeds that have since proved inefficient, noisy, and hazardous. E-bikes should not travel at such speeds, so they shouldn't take their design features from motorcycles.
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Post by le15otl » Nov 11 2015 6:10pm

cheekybloke;
My wh readings vary depending on if i see road riders wearing lycra or not

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Post by Ypedal » Nov 16 2015 5:31pm

tomjasz
But then I don't claim to be an expert with sarcastic responses
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Post by johnnywheels » Nov 21 2015 2:20am

mdd0127 wrote:bowlofsalad » Fri Aug 09, 2013 9:35 pm
Nature is a slut, and life is an Airwheel S6 in slow motion.
You know I never really thought of it like that, but it really does make sense. Quite poetic really...
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Post by Dauntless » Nov 25 2015 1:19pm

neptronix wrote:
Punx0r wrote:The fallacy of the middle ground...
Oh, i forgot.. things are generally black and white in this world, aren't they? :lol:
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Post by Ypedal » Nov 26 2015 12:00pm

Drunkskunk
The full suspension fat bike rider gets to the end of their ride vaguely remembering rolling over a stick or something.
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