All those choices!

Electrically assisted bikes, trikes, etc.
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Re: All those choices!

Postby mattsccm » 30 Oct 2020, 10:40pm

mattsccm wrote:Brother wants a MTB for some fairly serious off road use. Stuff transmission wear, it will be cheaper than his motorcycles.
What he wants is something that gives him Chris Hoys legs without thinkjng about it. What he hasn't realised is that it will be crap on tbe gravel as he'll have to pedal a heavy old lump at 16mph :D

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Re: All those choices!

Postby DaveP » 31 Oct 2020, 12:48am

mattsccm wrote:Cheers. I will stay here as i am getting somewhere. But why the sensors? I understand the words cadence and torque but what do they?
We/I am after factual info about the tech. Picking a tool should be about how it works not the end result.


Had you read this (recent) thread? viewtopic.php?f=55&t=141115
There's a couple of links in there that I thought were really rather informative about this issue and some other snippets. Helped me no end!
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Re: All those choices!

Postby 50sbiker » 4 Nov 2020, 2:56pm

stodd wrote:I'm afraid you can either have simple or comprehensive but not both. Comprehensive is bound to cover detailed discussions on different motors, for example. He isn't really a novice any more if he has had the chance to try all those different machines.

Precisely. .No short cut to research and try some ....And pin down exactly what you will do with it most often...
Round the doors...Halfords rear hub perfectly sensible..I prefer touring,50 mile a day...off road when ever possible...Cannot wait for my Riece and Muller Delite...E bikes are defo the """way to go""

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Re: All those choices!

Postby hemo » 4 Nov 2020, 4:02pm

mattsccm wrote:Brother wants a MTB for some fairly serious off road use. Stuff transmission wear, it will be cheaper than his motorcycles.
What he wants is something that gives him Chris Hoys legs without thinkjng about it. What he hasn't realised is that it will be crap on tbe gravel as he'll have to pedal a heavy old lump at 16mph :D


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Re: All those choices!

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Re: All those choices!

Postby al_yrpal » 11 Dec 2020, 11:36am

That Raliegh is so obviously a rebadged German Trekking bike with all the usual accessories provided as standard. Best design of the lot

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Re: All those choices!

Postby mattsccm » 11 Dec 2020, 6:30pm

Cheers all. That Raleigh is a bit of a hybrid for his needs. Some thing somewhat more MTB needed.

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Re: All those choices!

Postby mattsccm » 11 Dec 2020, 6:31pm

What we need is comprehensive without arguments. :lol: Some hope I guess.

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Re: All those choices!

Postby Phil Fouracre » 12 Dec 2020, 5:45pm

mattsccm wrote:What we need is comprehensive without arguments. :lol: Some hope I guess.


Don’t be silly! What would be the point of the forum? :-)
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Re: All those choices!

Postby Phil Fouracre » 12 Dec 2020, 5:51pm

50sbiker wrote:
stodd wrote:I'm afraid you can either have simple or comprehensive but not both. Comprehensive is bound to cover detailed discussions on different motors, for example. He isn't really a novice any more if he has had the chance to try all those different machines.

Precisely. .No short cut to research and try some ....And pin down exactly what you will do with it most often...
Round the doors...Halfords rear hub perfectly sensible..I prefer touring,50 mile a day...off road when ever possible...Cannot wait for my Riece and Muller Delite...E bikes are defo the """way to go""


Precisely my thoughts - you really have to decide what you want to do with it. We went through various iterations before we were happy. Best of luck with the Reise and Muller - we tried a couple, but weren’t sure, partly because of cost, x 2 = 13 grand!
Was seriously impressed with the belt drive, though.

Ended up with Scott Axis erides, and very happy now!!
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Re: All those choices!

Postby loafer » 18 Dec 2020, 1:21pm

- you really have to decide what you want to do with it. We went through various iterations before we were happy. Best of luck with the Reise and Muller - we tried a couple, but weren’t sure, partly because of cost, x 2 = 13 grand!
Was seriously impressed with the belt drive, though.

done over 2000 miles on my reise+muller supercharger gx rohloff (belt drive) very happy it has not gave me any problems and the electric shifting is awesome :D got this model for touring...hence the dual batteries ...the g/f has the nevo with enviolo gearing which she loves to bits also belt

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Re: All those choices!

Postby mattsccm » 20 Dec 2020, 1:58pm

He knows what he wants to do. Mountain biking.
Just after the pros and cons of all the variations. These are facts not experiences . Cheers for trying any way.

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Re: All those choices!

Postby mercalia » 21 Dec 2020, 8:21pm

A trio of ebikes at my local lidl with different motors and tyres

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Re: All those choices!

Postby hemo » 23 Dec 2020, 5:17pm

At least two of them are illegal with 1kw (possibly greater) D/D hubs.