"I've been watching this recent e-bike discussion from afar Phil, and it is interesting to note how little focus there has been on 'energy efficiency'. 'Speed' and 'vehicle classification' appear to dominate the…"
"Stephen, the question still remains, wtf would you do it? Having someone drive a car with a wind generator stuck on top to charge batteries for an e-bike (no matter what size the motor) is the most ludicrous thing I've heard, this is utter crap…"
"Couldn't agree more Paul, nicely put. I am tired of hearing about 'changing your light globes' and 'just doing ten small things', it really is time we started getting beyond our willful ignorance of the physics behind the…"
"This entire debate gets really interesting when we start to analyze Horsepower per Kilogram. My friend / traveling companion and me recently completed a 900 Km working tour from Central Victoria to Mildura to Swan Hill and back home. Our rigs,…"
Do you sit on tensioned leather? Is yours a lugged steel bicycle? Is carbon just that stuff people say we need to stop putting into the air? This is a group for people into vintage bicycles. (typically pre-1980's)See More
"Hi Mike, do you know if Guim is heading through VIC, would love to catch up with him. I make the 'Watt-Bot', Solar recharged Electric Assist trailer http://www.mechanarchy.com.au/watt-bot.html down in Central Vic. Will head across to your…"
Maker of the 'Watt-Bot' Electric Assist Bicycle Trailer. Creator of many and varied useful items from unwanted, disused, discarded and neglected materials and goods. Renovator / restorer / user and seller of old workshop tools and equipment. Roadie and cargo carrier for the incredibly talented and amazingly beautiful, 'the unconventional cellist'