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    Incidence, type and age demographics of ebike related injury

    FWIW the JAMA family of medical journals are mainstream, widely read and respected. Statistical information obtained in studies such as this are only as good and comprehensive as the data base itself but I don't see a reason to doubt the overall trend and significance. Medical research doesn't...
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    Incidence, type and age demographics of ebike related injury

    Short research letter. The large year over increases in injury attributed to ebike use are notable and may or may not catch the attention of the public and authorities thus prompting increased regulatory action...
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    Total e-bike ban after a fatality in Key Biscayne, FLA

    Just placing blame doesn't address the problem and is more of a "typical knee jerk emotional response" than what the local authority, with public input, chose to do. Given the situation, which doesn't sound like an isolated situational risk in what should have been a safe pedestrian...
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    Total e-bike ban after a fatality in Key Biscayne, FLA

    I don't understand why mopeds can't be treated as mopeds. At least in the state of Washington there are 3 classes of ebikes. Super 73 types don't appear to fit any of the 3 classes as it is capable of 28+mph and has a throttle. Maybe other states have different definitions but it seems that...
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    Total e-bike ban after a fatality in Key Biscayne, FLA

    In Washington and maybe in most states there are already moped laws that with requirements and restrictions. Electric vs ICE are both covered in Washington without respect to whether or not the moped has pedals or if the physical shape is that of a bicycle, motorcycle or scooter. I don't know...
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    Convert normal push bike to ebike, with trailer for 2 kids NSW Australia

    I didn't use a throttle on my tongsheng or hub motor bike builds. Maybe I missed something but I didn't see that the OP mentioned a throttle. Are 250w kits with controller setting limited to 25km/hr legal?
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    Convert normal push bike to ebike, with trailer for 2 kids NSW Australia

    Unless specifically not allowed by AUS regulations why not buy a 250w kit and enter 25k limit in the controller parameters? Both the KT, for hub motor, and Tongsheng TSDZ2, for torque sensing mid drive, controllers that I have allow top assist speed to be set.
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    Bull grinder Evo vs Yamaha Wabash RT,

    That seems like an unbeatable deal if you wanted a spare battery anyway. I ride my Yamaha PW-SE powered gravel bike with power off often when on flat or mild elevation roads. It rides like a normal pedal bike except for the extra weight inherent with an ebike, any minimal extra friction isn't...
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    Bull grinder Evo vs Yamaha Wabash RT,

    They also list a full carbon fazua drive bike for $1999! If not for the many reported problems with the fazua system I don't think that I could resist. https://www.ebay.com/itm/265885455186?hash=item3de8021352:g:D1IAAOSwo7djIf7r
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    Wabash RT or Civante for touring?

    Correction on my part. For some reason I took the price you quoted as being for the Civante, if it is for the more expensive RT it seems like a solid deal coming with a spare battery. Especially if that is something that you want.
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    Wabash RT or Civante for touring?

    I see that Yamaha must have changed the "X" controls. Mine has the select button on the top of the button pad and the non-functional walk button on the bottom which appears to be the select button location now. Honestly, if you can do without the walk function and find a Civante for $1300...
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    Wabash RT or Civante for touring?

    Words to the wise. Curious, was the walk assist disabled on your Civante?
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    NH ebike trail ban bill.

    I've owned homes in Michigan, Wisconsin, Oregon and Washington - must have been lucky. Horse riders I've come across on trails have been friendly and considerate, I usually stop and get off my bike going past on narrow trails. Horses usually have right of way for good reason and it is just...
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    Wabash RT or Civante for touring?

    I don't have either of those bikes but I do have a '19 BH gravel bike with older version Yamaha PW SE and the external battery. For me the performance is excellent and I have done a short, few day, ~180 mile tour. Few things to maybe consider: I'd make sure that the walk assist is active, it...
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    Bike tires? Puncture proof? Skid proof?

    I already posted that video on this thread. The 3 tires I mounted were every bit as difficult. It'd probably have been easier if I had installed them on a 100 degree day and left them sitting in the sun for a couple hours (works with difficult to mount motorcycle tires). Also once installed...
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    Tern S10 or Qualisports Dolphin?

    I was just messing with this Walmart folder that I bought years ago for $200 to throw in my car and ride for exercise at lunch time and after work on the way home, not ebike converted at that time. There is a yard tool battery in the handlebar bag. Keep in mid that the bag is larger than the...
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    Tern S10 or Qualisports Dolphin?

    I looked into bike commuting or combined bus/bike but it didn't work out where I live for a 26 mile each way commute. At one point my employer was considering changing my office location to only 11 miles from home but with some very steep grades as I live on a mountain so I would have used an...
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    Bike tires? Puncture proof? Skid proof?

    Or, accept the compromises that Tannus airless tires introduce but in return never experience a flat, nor even have to think about it. Choice is yours.
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    Tern S10 or Qualisports Dolphin?

    Is the qualisports bike UL certified including both battery and charger? I didn't see that their product info mention this but maybe I missed it. I didn't see UL certification listed on the Tern either but being a Bosch system I assume it is.
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    Bike tires? Puncture proof? Skid proof?

    "dogs to roll" Mine like to.
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