So you ride a pushie hey - The Aus Bicycling Thread

Discussion in 'Australia' started by clarky, Dec 27, 2009.

  1. Ron50

    Ron50 Long timer

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    P-7 is 250w and legal, P-7R 1500w and not legal on public areas, five bikes in the range and they can be mixed and matched to order up to the B-52 and H-52 at 6200w .....
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  2. Dr AT

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    So which do you have, how do you like it and what are you comparing with?

    Stealth got so much bad press back in 2018 when they tried getting components at a price taxedsimilar to their competition ( and the pen pushers saw $ so nearly taxed the cycling industry into oblivion) . I don't think they have helped their image by blurring the motorbike / emtb boundary so much, but they have the ability to build something special if they try. I'd love to see the mutant lovechild from a kiwi zerode pinion drive with some aussie stealth ethusiasm.....
  3. bigborett

    bigborett Hipster Supporter

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    I know that two of the boys that I ride with, that have the Stealths, one a B-52 the other an older slightly less powered one, have both said that if the technology similar to my Levo was around when they bought they would have gone that way.
    Still love their Stealth bikes, but less restrictive with a true pedalelec.
  4. Dr AT

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    I hear you, and stealth have effectively stagnated for a couple of years. But there is some logic to their design - much more robust driveline, for example.

    I would see myself owning a Levo sl for mtb parks and possibly some sort of legal half b or p but lighter pinion driven stealth thingy in the bush. Something that you could legally ride epic high country trips on - say Maffra to Dargo , recharge overnight then up to dinner plain, recharge overight and perhaps diwn to Bright, recharge and home via the wonnangatta . Whilst this us probably perfectly viable on our conventional emtb's , that rocky country is brutal and I'd personally want something plusher.
  5. Bluetonguejak

    Bluetonguejak Pretend racer

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    Local kids been hard at work during the CV19 lockdown making jumps in some local 'private property' (Scouts) MTB tracks.
    I can feel the pain just thinking about coming-up short on these.
    My jumping days are well and truely over..:nod
    I'm happy to walk the trails ATM.

    Yes, this is as far as it looks.:confused
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    All this work done by a young local downhill racer and a couple of mates with hand tools.:super
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  6. Dr AT

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    We've got a similar local culture. There's a gap jump very close to town - you fly over a gully and between a couple of trees, limited landing space before a potential drop into the Macalister river . I'm scared to ask which kids clear it . Good for business........:kurt
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  7. Ron50

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    To clear these quads in a single leap
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    the P-7 needs a big run up
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    but watching out for the rocks on the way down the ramp.
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  8. Dr AT

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    I just realized - the p7 doesn't have a dropper post :loco
  9. Ron50

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    Checking on the legalities again it seems my ninebot S1 might now be legal in the ACT as a "personal mobility device" as one-wheeled devices have now been included and there is even a reference to "Segway-type" devices.

    No upper power limit (it is 400w, 150 more than a pedalec is allowed) but a 25kph speed limit.

    Excellamondo!

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  10. theMISSIONARY

    theMISSIONARY hunting and riding!!

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    if it's not pedal assist you'll get stoned to death here in Tas
  11. Dr AT

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    It's a PUSHBIKE , these new fangled pedal things are an abomination :gerg

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  12. Warin

    Warin Retired

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    First motorcycle to win the Isle of Man TT had pedals ... think the pedals got banned as an unfair advantage next time.

    Looks like a KTM seat.
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  13. Aussie Digger

    Aussie Digger Been here awhile

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    G'day Slackers,
    Restrictions have eased here in the West...time to get out there.
    10 minutes of mindless entertainment!

    :-)
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  14. Dr AT

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    For those who say you don't get exercise riding an ebike....... pedlars of puff pullout point


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    What, don't all cyclist carry a saw?


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  15. Ron50

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    Wimpy single track today
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    Then real men's track
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    Yet they have such high-pitched voices!
  16. jardine

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    Who woulda thought....... 3d printed Nana holders for your bike, Perfect

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  17. Bluetonguejak

    Bluetonguejak Pretend racer

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    Jards tried to kill me on her new 40km CX training loop today.
    Nasty steep hill for a coupla kms about 10km in got the heart rate up/hurt the legs, was in survival mode for the rest of the ride:shog
    Think I'd better lose some weight......
    I might go and have a lay-down now :knary
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  18. Dr AT

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    Magical day
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    Colquhoun forrest - lollipop track
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  20. Bluetonguejak

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