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Reid Welch Returns (was Re: E.S. Quotable Quotes !)

Post by fechter » Jan 20, 2018 1:24 pm

Reid_Welch wrote:
Jan 20, 2018 12:21 pm
what goes around comes around
Is that really our Reid Welch? Back from another dimension?
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Re: E.S. Quotable Quotes !

Post by Dauntless » Jan 20, 2018 1:48 pm

fechter wrote:
Jan 20, 2018 1:24 pm
Is that really our Reid Welch? Back from another dimension?
As entertaining as that might be, I'll believe it when he starts using the OLD account to post.

Or would it be 'Back from prison?'
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Post by amberwolf » Jan 20, 2018 1:52 pm

Dauntless wrote:
Jan 20, 2018 1:48 pm
As entertaining as that might be, I'll believe it when he starts using the OLD account to post.
That would be difficult since the memberpage says he was banned.

(speaking of which, isn't permanent banning supposed to be permanent?)

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Post by Reid_Welch » Jan 20, 2018 7:21 pm

I would not be able to recover the original account, anyway, having long ago lost that email account.
Got a Juiced Bikes Crosscurrent S last month, enjoying the bike very much and also writing about it at EBR.

I had forgotten I was the first regular member of this forum, that is to say, when VisforVoltage was hacked, knightMB told me about a pet alternate forum he had created months earlier. We all began hopping on board here at that time, me being the first hopper.

Now I am both the newest, and the oldest, regular member, in a sort of way.

How many memberships does ES have in total today? I read somewhere,that it is over 20k? Is that so? Wow, great!
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Re: E.S. Quotable Quotes !

Post by Reid_Welch » Jan 20, 2018 7:27 pm

Dauntless wrote:
Jan 20, 2018 1:48 pm
fechter wrote:
Jan 20, 2018 1:24 pm
Is that really our Reid Welch? Back from another dimension?
As entertaining as that might be, I'll believe it when he starts using the OLD account to post.

Or would it be 'Back from prison?'
The judge, the alleged victim's former city hall cohort, would not send me to prison (where I would have had access to legal help). He sentenced me to five consecutive, one-year terms in the felony pre-trial cells of Dade County Jail for five attempted (unanswered) phone calls to the city hall office of the city commissioner who bonked me on the head unaware from behind, one year earlier. I defied an illegal injunction, you see, to demand justice, for the cowardly battery I protested against.

The sig line contains link to the brief substantiating my claim that I was railroaded.

On to bikes. The Crosscurrent S is the best ready-built ebike value out there today.
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Post by Dauntless » Jan 20, 2018 10:24 pm

Reid_Welch wrote:
Jan 20, 2018 7:27 pm
Dauntless wrote:
Jan 20, 2018 1:48 pm
fechter wrote:
Jan 20, 2018 1:24 pm
Is that really our Reid Welch? Back from another dimension?
As entertaining as that might be, I'll believe it when he starts using the OLD account to post.

Or would it be 'Back from prison?'
The judge, the alleged victim's former city hall cohort, would not send me to prison (where I would have had access to legal help). He sentenced me to five consecutive, one-year terms in the felony pre-trial cells of Dade County Jail for five attempted (unanswered) phone calls to the city hall office of the city commissioner who bonked me on the head unaware from behind, one year earlier. I defied an illegal injunction, you see, to demand justice, for the cowardly battery I protested against.

The sig line contains link to the brief substantiating my claim that I was railroaded.

On to bikes. The Crosscurrent S is the best ready-built ebike value out there today.
Shouldn't this be in its' own thread? I'm sure there are many who are dying to read the epic adventure, but it's a story in its' own right.
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Re: Reid Welch Returns (was Re: E.S. Quotable Quotes !)

Post by Reid_Welch » Jan 21, 2018 1:14 am

The CrossCurrent S is a great ready made ebike. Nothing Frankenstein about it. I am enjoying mine every day, customizing it, too!

Here is a fresh YT video of mere fluff, but it is accurate. So, I will quote just one salient comment.

[youtube][https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bWhhcfJGQBs[/youtube]
GUITARTEC DEAN
11 hours ago (edited)
One big thing Juiced Bikes has over other Chinese-built ebikes is that Tora Harris, the owner, not only goes to China to oversee engineering and build quality, but he speaks fluent Mandrin. He also has a degree in aerospace engineering and is a former Olympic athlete, so his bikes are designed, built and tested using his winning combination of talents. This is so crucial to getting things done right. Kudos to him.


I write about my CCS at EBR's forum,
https://electricbikereview.com/forum/th ... ler.15864/
Ravi is a Guiness record holder. His response sort of moved me to rejoin.

I am not much. I certainly failed. I took a stand and I failed. This is, of course, the country that elected Donald Trump. Sig line link. No-one has right to strike down another person. But, Donald Trump on a protester: "I'd like to punch him in the face." That is OK today in the USA. Words to the contrary are lip service. I've seen and felt and experienced the truth, tens of thousands of hours of it. The brief linked below is of no real concern here. The core issue, of your right to freedom of fear of assault, and your expectation of peaceful redress if assaulted by a policeman or other public official, is not relevant anymore. If you read this in the USA you read it in a police state.
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Post by marty » Jan 21, 2018 9:04 am

Reid Welch
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Re: Reid Welch Returns (was Re: E.S. Quotable Quotes !)

Post by slacker » Jan 21, 2018 10:33 am

On to bikes. The Crosscurrent S is the best ready-built ebike value out there today. Strictly your opinion, care to elaborate?

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Post by Reid_Welch » Jan 21, 2018 4:28 pm

slacker wrote:
Jan 21, 2018 10:33 am
On to bikes. The Crosscurrent S is the best ready-built ebike value out there today. Strictly your opinion, care to elaborate?
It is an opinion, but not just strictly my own.

Compare features and prices of bikes spec'd like the CCS and the new fatbike brother of the CCS, the RipCurrent.

Amazing what you get for the money: https://www.juicedbikes.com/products/ripcurrent-s (pre-orders).

(CCS is in stock today; to your door for $1699 with a one-year warranty and it goes an honest 28 mph.)
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Post by Dauntless » Jan 21, 2018 4:49 pm

To the valiant heart nothing is impossible.
-Charles Nungesser, World War I ace, 'Ghost of Midnight,' lost shortly before landing to beat Lindbergh Atlantic flight.

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Post by slacker » Jan 21, 2018 6:08 pm

does not inspire much confidence that you had to oil a motor on i assume a fairly new product. agree that it looks like a good deal for the money but if you investigate a little you will find a lot of unhappy owners and spotty customer service. also the hyperfat had a huge price increase from its initial price. Good luck with your bike.

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Re: Reid Welch Returns (was Re: E.S. Quotable Quotes !)

Post by chvidgov.bc.ca » Jan 21, 2018 8:02 pm

Welcome back Reid Welch...as a Canadian early ebike adopter I followed your saga with incredulity. How did you old bike projects work out in the end? You should move to Canada and start again!

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Post by spinningmagnets » Jan 21, 2018 8:43 pm

I remember you had a front-wheel-drive cruiser in fairly flat Florida. Maybe not a hot rod, but...miles of smiles?

Sorry to hear about your past troubles, best of luck on a brighter future...

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Re: Reid Welch Returns (was Re: E.S. Quotable Quotes !)

Post by Chalo » Jan 23, 2018 10:53 pm

chvidgov.bc.ca wrote:
Jan 21, 2018 8:02 pm
You should move to Canada and start again!
I'm guessing Canada would say no. They're jerks like that, if perhaps in no other way.

It's good to have you back, Reid.
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Post by LockH » Jan 23, 2018 11:31 pm

It's good to have you back, Reid.

... hehe... to the `Sphere. Where "strange" is "normal". :lol:
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Post by beast775 » Jan 24, 2018 12:24 am

This is more unexpected than Nikola Tesla posting his latest build. :D

Great to see your post and a big hello.
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Post by Dauntless » Jan 24, 2018 4:53 pm

But it is seeming more a mere driveby than him being back.
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