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Old 11-28-2015, 01:37 PM   #21
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Old 11-28-2015, 08:21 PM   #23
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I really debated prior to getting a motorized two wheeler. I really liked the efficiency and lack of noise from and electric bike, but we do a lot of dry camping and my concern was range and how to effectively recharge without power.

In the end I purchased a 2 stroke moped, a 2008 Tomos 50cc and 2 speed automatic, made in Slavania, It gets over 100 mpg, weighs less than 100 lbs, top speed of 50 kph and completely street legal. For me this works great.

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Old 11-28-2015, 08:30 PM   #24
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You have it all wrong!!!!

This is the way to bike. My wife and I have purchased two of these. We have trouble with the two wheelers. The bikes are Catrikes (built in Florida). They have electric assist for the larger hills!!!
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Being a young fellow yet, I prefer a manually powered bike. Good exercise, and lots of fun too.

I have ridden electric assist bikes a few times. They are fun, but there range is limited. Like Ian alluded to, not much good if you boondock a lot either.
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Being a young fellow yet, I prefer a manually powered bike. Good exercise, and lots of fun too.

I have ridden electric assist bikes a few times. They are fun, but there range is limited. Like Ian alluded to, not much good if you boondock a lot either.
Yeah, that's why I have a low mileage tow vehicle. The trail system for biking and Nordic skiing in Anchorage is world class. I love it here! Scott

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I wish I could use a pedal bike but my knees are in too bad a shape
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Old 11-28-2015, 09:18 PM   #28
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This is the way to bike. My wife and I have purchased two of these. We have trouble with the two wheelers. The bikes are Catrikes (built in Florida). They have electric assist for the larger hills!!!
Can't use my recumbent now, two-wheel, no electric assist, but a great bike. So nice to have a recumbent.
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Yeah, that's why I have a low mileage tow vehicle. The trail system for biking and Nordic skiing in Anchorage is world class. I love it here! Scott

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I look forward to checking them out when I come up.
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I really debated prior to getting a motorized two wheeler. I really liked the efficiency and lack of noise from and electric bike, but we do a lot of dry camping and my concern was range and how to effectively recharge without power.

In the end I purchased a 2 stroke moped, a 2008 Tomos 50cc and 2 speed automatic, made in Slavania, It gets over 100 mpg, weighs less than 100 lbs, top speed of 50 kph and completely street legal. For me this works great.

As someone said, "Don't get old." Knees, hips, back.
Slovenia. Bet they use a lot of those over there.
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