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    08-18-2017, 11:17 AM
    Dewey replied to a thread Bakfiets w/ e-assist in Family Biking
    Hi Guus, I also live in Arlington and have a bicycle that I converted to a pedelec with a mid-drive motor that I use to tow my 2 year old daughter in...
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    08-18-2017, 08:56 AM
    Dewey replied to a thread e-Bikes - Let's talk in Commuters
    Tangent: I though this was photo shopped until I saw that water bikes are a thing...
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    08-16-2017, 11:17 AM
    Dewey replied to a thread e-Bikes - Let's talk in Commuters
    WABA's Greg Billing, Montgomery County's Casey Anderson and ebike opponent Paul Basken are on today's Kojo Nnamdi show talking about ebikes on DC...
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    08-11-2017, 03:20 PM
    Dewey replied to a thread e-Bikes - Let's talk in Commuters
    Could we throw them hi-viz/reflective velcro bands in our wake like mardi gras beads?
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    08-11-2017, 01:38 PM
    Dewey replied to a thread e-Bikes - Let's talk in Commuters
    The technology used in the Baltimore & Birmingham, AL, systems is the Dyname, that uses a flywheel and belt drive separate from the chain and gears....
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    08-10-2017, 02:47 PM
    Dewey replied to a thread e-Bikes - Let's talk in Commuters
    I think you mean the controller? That's what governs the current flow from the battery to the motor, and can set the motor assist speed limit. For...
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    08-10-2017, 02:18 PM
    Dewey replied to a thread e-Bikes - Let's talk in Commuters
    John MacArthur at Portland State U surveyed US ebike owners in 2012 and published a slide set (a 2017 survey recently closed): - slide #32...30%...
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    08-10-2017, 01:02 PM
    Dewey replied to a thread e-Bikes - Let's talk in Commuters
    I appreciate that smarter people than me are doing research on this. The increasing number of commuter cyclists is encouraging, although the injury...
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    08-10-2017, 12:34 PM
    Dewey replied to a thread e-Bikes - Let's talk in Commuters
    I choose to interpret the fervent hand gesturing from the athletes on this thread towards us ebike riders as representing a twist-throttle action,...
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    08-09-2017, 12:53 PM
    Dewey replied to a thread e-Bikes - Let's talk in Commuters
    Except this fact-sheet mis-interprets 18 DCMR 1201.18 by claiming motorized bicycles are not permitted in DC "bike lanes" when that rule applies...
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    08-09-2017, 08:51 AM
    Dewey replied to a thread e-Bikes - Let's talk in Commuters
    Regarding protection from civil suits, when I was investigating insurance for 3rd party liability I spoke with my auto insurer and two independent...
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    08-08-2017, 12:56 PM
    Dewey replied to a thread Self driving cars in General Discussion
    GGW article "Congress and auto industry move to ban cities from regulating self-driving cars"
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    08-04-2017, 10:28 PM
    Dewey replied to a thread Self driving cars in General Discussion
    Arlnow featured a video of an autonomous driverless van going up and down Wilson & Clarendon Boulevards in Arlington. At 30 seconds in you can see it...
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    08-03-2017, 09:19 AM
    Dewey replied to a thread e-Bikes - Let's talk in Commuters
    You are talking about the performance of high power/over-volted electric motors likely drawing above the 1,000w Virginia definition of an electric...
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    08-02-2017, 03:43 PM
    Dewey replied to a thread e-Bikes - Let's talk in Commuters
    I emailed WABA and wrote it in the WABA member survey asking for advocacy/action to build on the successful campaign in DC to repeal Contributory...
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    08-02-2017, 10:00 AM
    Dewey replied to a thread e-Bikes - Let's talk in Commuters
    I would gladly ride a PBL over Key Bridge. The volume of traffic at the intersection with the northern end would require good traffic engineering to...
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    08-02-2017, 09:14 AM
    Dewey replied to a thread e-Bikes - Let's talk in Commuters
    Yes, I appreciate the PBL on Wilson coming out of Rosslyn and I ride my ebike on it rather than the Custis Trail on my commute home, I hope Arlington...
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    07-29-2017, 11:18 PM
    Dewey replied to a thread e-Bikes - Let's talk in Commuters
    Sigh...
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    07-28-2017, 03:53 PM
    Re: Section 2.2 Ensure Trails Function for a Range of Users I don't know how to word this correctly but if mode separation is to be a stated aim...
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