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Old 07-01-23, 06:24 AM
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Old 07-01-23, 01:09 PM
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Good, I hate those damn things!
 
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Old 07-01-23, 02:43 PM
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Ha, ha.
Up until now so did I. But I just joined a bike club, and many have the e-bikes. Although I'm able to keep up with the pack, the hills do slow me down and leave me at the end of the pack. I was going to ask about opinions and what to look for since I know little about them. But I did a quick GOOGLE and decided the price is a little bit out of my range at this point in time. Even used ones are pricey.
 
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Old 07-01-23, 04:02 PM
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Get a Unicycle and show your bike club members how you have some style!

https://youtu.be/7OJgjhmSD_w
 
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Old 07-02-23, 03:17 AM
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My wife has a nephew that routinely buys old bikes, paints them and adds a gas engine and then sells them. I don't know what he has in them but knowing him I doubt it's a lot .... so that might be something to consider.
 
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Old 07-02-23, 07:46 AM
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Maybe you could do a conversion? Here is a web page about them...https://www.cyclingweekly.com/news/p...-e-bike-443872
 
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Old 07-02-23, 11:27 AM
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The problem with a conversion is that the frame and design is not meant for an electric bike. Too many fail points can arise structurally and mechanically. I don't believe any reputable bike store would consider a conversion.
Safety is my number one priority on something of this nature.
 
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