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Old 11-30-2015, 04:33 PM   #61
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2 stroke, oh boy, don't get caught riding it in this part of the woods, you'd probably get lynched. Vancouver wants to be the greenest city in the world and a 2 stroke wouldn't go over all that well with some folks.
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Old 02-12-2016, 10:40 AM   #62
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Just found this thread. The wife and I have the Stow model from Volton Bicycles. voltonbicycles.com. We love them pedal for as long as we can then use the electric motor for a time and then pedal some more.
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Old 01-17-2017, 08:10 PM   #63
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I have started to research ebikes also. This is what I have got it narrowed down to for myself;
Electric folding bike Voltbike Mariner. Powerful 500w motor and 48v Li-ion battery.
And for Dian;
Folding Electric Bikes
These bikes fold and can be carried on a good bike rack. No definite decision yet but getting close to pulling the trigger. Hope to have them at the rally in May.

We have just returned from a month in Arizona. If you are interested in birds and Bobcats, I have a new blog;
Focused on Fauna (and a little flora)
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Old 01-17-2017, 08:24 PM   #64
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I like those big fat tires on the first one, looks like it may work well in the winter?
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Old 01-17-2017, 08:25 PM   #65
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I should add that a few RV dealers are now stocking folding electric bikes. We checked one last weekend and they were sold out.
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Old 01-17-2017, 08:25 PM   #66
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A friend of mine test rode one of these- very affordable. Did hills in Seattle easily.

https://www.radpowerbikes.com/pages/...ad-power-bikes
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I like those big fat tires on the first one, looks like it may work well in the winter?
Yes, especially in sand and rougher trails.
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Old 01-17-2017, 08:30 PM   #68
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A friend of mine test rode one of these- very affordable. Did hills in Seattle easily.

https://www.radpowerbikes.com/pages/...ad-power-bikes
The Radmini is very similar to the Mariner I just referred to, but with the difference in Canadian exchange, tax etc. I decided on the one here
in Canada. Good to hear your friend liked it though.
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These cost more but have lithium batteries https://elbybike.com/product/9-speed/
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These cost more but have lithium batteries https://elbybike.com/product/9-speed/
I would love to have some of those bikes with German motors, high end components etc. but we need something that can be stored easily and still be affordable.
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