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It’s a little pricey, I do like the look plus technology with anti-theft items.

https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/reev ... s-e-bike#/
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Not that I'm bashing the bike, but seriously? $8K for a bike. Geezus.

I'm gonna start using Adam Sandler's line in "Just Go With It" - $8000 dollars for a bike? Is it made out of Panda?
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OKkayak wrote: Aug 21st, 2021, 12:41 am Not that I'm bashing the bike, but seriously? $8K for a bike. Geezus.

I'm gonna start using Adam Sandler's line in "Just Go With It" - $8000 dollars for a bike? Is it made out of Panda?
I definitely agree, no way would I actually go out and purchase one. I was commenting on the look i.e hubless plus anti- theft features.
I’m sure I will see one in Kelowna one of these days, just like former newest toy tesla
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There are many of them on the market for less than $2k. Not sure how they compare.
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I’m reading this right, this price seems too good to be true.
https://www.dalugebuy.com/product/2021- ... ss-e-bike/
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GordonH wrote: Aug 21st, 2021, 3:22 pm I’m reading this right, this price seems too good to be true.
https://www.dalugebuy.com/product/2021- ... ss-e-bike/
How do you pay them? In gift cards? :biggrin:
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BC Landlord wrote: Aug 21st, 2021, 7:21 pm
GordonH wrote: Aug 21st, 2021, 3:22 pm I’m reading this right, this price seems too good to be true.
https://www.dalugebuy.com/product/2021- ... ss-e-bike/
How do you pay them? In gift cards? :biggrin:
$79.95 on visa, mastercard or amex (oh yes, also paypal)

This has to be a typo
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OKkayak wrote: Aug 21st, 2021, 12:41 am Not that I'm bashing the bike, but seriously? $8K for a bike. Geezus.

I'm gonna start using Adam Sandler's line in "Just Go With It" - $8000 dollars for a bike? Is it made out of Panda?
Been mountain biking for many years. Nothing to spend 8K on a full suspension, carbon frame mountain bike. Won’t even tell you what I’ve spent over the years [icon_lol2.gif]
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vegas1500 wrote: Aug 21st, 2021, 9:23 pm
Been mountain biking for many years. Nothing to spend 8K on a full suspension, carbon frame mountain bike. Won’t even tell you what I’ve spent over the years [icon_lol2.gif]
LOL, I don't wanna know [icon_lol2.gif]

Mine was $1K, hardtail - even that price made me cringe. Mind you, when I was a kid, I had a $500 Norco, so thinking back, $1K isn't that bad some 30 years later.
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We've been thinking about getting a couple of these: https://ridecarbo.com/collections/all-bikes for the RV. They seem pretty amazing... carbon fibre, folding so can be stored in a smaller space, and approx 30 lbs. They are pricy at between $2500 to $3000 per copy, but I think they'd hold their value.

I understand they are illegal on BC streets if they have a throttle? They must be set up so that strain on the peddle causes the electric motor to engage? A guy in Victoria was fined a year or so ago, when the officer spotted him cruising merrily along without peddling.
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We have a pair of Alter Ego bikes from a company in Abbotsford.
They are folding and only weight about 40lbs each. We can easily fit them into the back of our SUV.
I think we paid about $1800 each. When they are on sale, you can do even better.
We got ours 2 years ago and love them.

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One of the things really nice about bikes is that most of the tech has been around for decades and is easily maintainable by most people with any fine motor control ... sure, in the city commuting you'll have easy access to a mechanic (except during a pandemic when they're booked solid 3 weeks out) ... but to get bleeding technology edge bikes just seems like buying a Lambo and having to pay $20k for an oil change that you should be able to do yourself ... not sure what kind of market they're trying to go after but it's not someone who rides a lot...
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spooker wrote: Aug 22nd, 2021, 8:20 pm One of the things really nice about bikes is that most of the tech has been around for decades and is easily maintainable by most people with any fine motor control ... sure, in the city commuting you'll have easy access to a mechanic (except during a pandemic when they're booked solid 3 weeks out) ... but to get bleeding technology edge bikes just seems like buying a Lambo and having to pay $20k for an oil change that you should be able to do yourself ... not sure what kind of market they're trying to go after but it's not someone who rides a lot...
Ebikes are gaining huge popularity (not particularly this one). Lots of people use for commuting or getting back into riding they couldn’t do because of an injury or just to be able to ride further. I know many avid mountain bikers who ride E mountain bikes so they can cover more trail in less time. But yes, they can cost more to maintain.
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vegas1500 wrote: Aug 22nd, 2021, 9:49 pm
spooker wrote: Aug 22nd, 2021, 8:20 pm One of the things really nice about bikes is that most of the tech has been around for decades and is easily maintainable by most people with any fine motor control ... sure, in the city commuting you'll have easy access to a mechanic (except during a pandemic when they're booked solid 3 weeks out) ... but to get bleeding technology edge bikes just seems like buying a Lambo and having to pay $20k for an oil change that you should be able to do yourself ... not sure what kind of market they're trying to go after but it's not someone who rides a lot...
Ebikes are gaining huge popularity (not particularly this one). Lots of people use for commuting or getting back into riding they couldn’t do because of an injury or just to be able to ride further. I know many avid mountain bikers who ride E mountain bikes so they can cover more trail in less time. But yes, they can cost more to maintain.
E-bikes in general are a good addition to the fold, didn't mean to come across as disparaging them at all ... just in this case it's too far with hubless wheels etc ...
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Gotta say it looks cool. Turn signals too and other cool features like GPS and finger print reader. Bikes always get stolen. $8000 would be inline with something like this. Mind you, upper-end e-Bikes at $4000 still sound high to me for what they are. There's no advantage to hub-less wheels. Hub-less wheels tend to be heavier and require expensive engineering to work well. Reevo comes in at 55lbs. I see it is crowd-funded. If you pre-order now you get 34% off!!


It'll catch a lot of eyes, but so would this:
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