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  • Hi there. I ride a Rover as well as a car replacement and have near 30K electric miles under my saddle. I've used a variety of motors, including a mid-drive like the BBSHD. Any electric motor will be a great help for you and your wife-- people usual…
  • I just saw this thread. I'm fairly certain this issue has been mentioned before, but I own two Rovers (purchased in 2011 and 2014) which have a similar design absent the gusset. I think it is plain to see how the new design is flawed, but the old de…
  • Good luck. Check out the book if you get a chance. It was a life saver for me.
  • Hey James. Charging lithium is easier than lead-- you just need the right voltage on a CC-CV profile (many options here) essentially so many cheap adjustable supplies will work. Undercharging tends to improve lifespan on some types of lithium cells.…
  • If considering electric, hub motor all the way IMO. I've used mid-drive, hub motor and push trailer. I would encourage a 20" hub motor instead of a 26" though. For the same given motor, you get much better acceleration and loaded performance (weight…
  • I haven't experienced Alhonga but Zoom was very poor quality and dangerous. BB7 made a huge difference. I use a hub motor for regen braking and I only use the mechanical brakes to stop from about 3-5mph. Brake pads last at least 10x longer (I've rep…
  • I own three trikes atm. I have 4 different flag types. Because of the seat recline I don't use long flags in the seat-- they would just droop and eventually break. I have a few holders which mount to the rear axle with zip-ties to the rear rack for …
  • I hope people read this. There have been numerous studies comparing the efficacy of surgery, placebo surgery, and physical therapy. Several studies have shown that all three are effective, with physical therapy being the most helpful long term and o…