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  1. That's right! It can be down to the different rider's weight as well 🤔
  2. Well spotted Stephen! It's so many aspects regarding the riding skills, and we suppose to account them, and apply them in proper time while riding. Good point 😁
  3. It was the time I didn't like 25PSI at all, and inflated my tyre back to 30PSI immediately. After I gained some more experience, I started fancy lowering the pressure back again. I ended up on 21PSI. The Z feels much more safe while getting over the bumps, holes etc. I found it being much more controllable when riding different surfaces, especially rough street's areas. The same spot I was struggling to pass next to the cars (very narrow,street surface crap) when on 30PSI , I started going more bravely, feeling in charge and safe to go while riding on 21PSI. The same regarding pedestrian brick ways, or such... This is my own experience though, everybody is different 🙂
  4. That's a great experience so far 🙂 I'm a bus driver, to stop the bus in place (bear in mind the heavy mass) it's taking fewer metres. This is something I used to be aware of while riding my Z on those streets... I tried to think as I am driving the bus, and I will not be able to stop the wheel in place in emergency, but instead it'll take me some "efforts" to stop it (like couple metres on the bus). If you will be concerned about your stopping (braking) time, you'll aim up front, trying to predict oncoming situations, roundabouts, junctions or other such places... Just think ahead in advance. There're some tricks to stop in emergency too. I never tried (been forced) to practice it (hopefully) but it worth to mention, that I was told to try to turn (change direction) with the wheel while braking, it is only in emergency! It might end up with falling off... If you think of braking in straight line, it will eat few metres before you'll stop (if you going fast). If you think of trying to change direction together with braking applied, then you'll cause the Z's tyre to work against the direction you're going, it might be helpful to stop the wheel quicker to avoid accident. Bear in mind I might remember it wrong, or I misunderstood something, as it was a while ago I read about it, so before you even think of what I said, please do your own research and ask questions to make sure what you're doing. Emergency braking it's always risky. Suddenly something happens and there's not time to get prepared, you have to act immediately! So it's always much better to avoid that happens, and think (plan) ahead ... Best regards!
  5. Hi, your case is very similar to my 2 years ago today. I had motorbike accident in Nov 2017. I was commuting in traffic on my Z10 for 6 days per week. It's necessary to be always aiming up front, taking a big picture of the way you going. It's actually very comparable to motorbiking, but in this case you have no real brakes... So I was always trying to plan ahead, see what's happening to avoid emergency braking aa much as possible. You must know the reactions will vary (car drivers). Some are amazed, giving you way and being appreciated seeing you riding your wheel, others are pissed off just because you're on their way. Once some idiot started horning me and then being at a side of me tried to push me off the street, like to scare me off causing me to crash ... Some aren't moving in the traffic, just because they noticed me oncoming, the drivers just stopping their cars on the middle of the road?! They will record you on their mobilephones too , so be ready to smile to the camera 😁 I've started with 30PSI first. I was reducing it down to 21PSI. In my experience once you try to ride lower pressure you will not come back to 30PSI. It's because you'll find that the low PSI is more forgiving, more forgiving the street holes, the riding you will feel is safer then. There's Police to be mentioned yet. I was commute throughout busy Bradford city centre. The cops are everywhere every day... Patrol cars, foot patrol, all of them. I been watched by them, they was stopping their cars to check me out, they were following me at behind just watching, they were next to me on the traffic lights junctions too, when I was just next to them... I never was stopped, no such scenarios. Obviously I don't know about Manchester's Police, so this is for you to find out. In my case I just couldn't commute different way as through city centre. If I could choose I probably wouldn't commute through busy town next to all those cops around me... Best regards.
  6. I bet you do! You're recording so many videos on it! Enjoy (I know you do) 😁😁😁
  7. That's a nice conversation 😋 I've never been stopped by police yet, but I can imagine it's not comfy feeling at all, even though it was friendly chat. Brave man, you did well 🙂
  8. Thank you Peter. I haven't mentioned I'm selling my Z because I feel sorry letting it go. I decided to sell it now, before the colder months come, save some money and upgrade at new year 🙂 If I don't sell it I don't mind 😁😁😁 I will carry on on my Z then, until I find the best moment for upgrade 😋 😁 Thanks for good words Peter 🙂
  9. I'm sorry I have not any knowledge regarding those issues? Please ask those questions on the forum, there's many very experienced members, I'm sure they may know the answer?
  10. Hi, I've messaged you yesterday with the email provided, but wonder if you received the email? All photos uploaded as I promised. If you have any questions,just ask, I'm happy to help. Best regards. Artur.
  11. I will do later today my friend. I did put my Z on the offer,but been busy working each day - so I was planning take the photos today (my first day off since). I stopped riding it since then, to avoid unnecessary mileage. I'm apologise - just life.
  12. You've got your very first full face helmet eventually 😁 And you love it 😁 Good looking helmet tbh 🤩
  13. There's no doubt I'm loving it @z3n 😁 I'm willing to upgrade to Monster 22", and in my case I can afford upgrade only if I sell. I sold E+ to get Z10... In Winter months I wasn't planning to commute,because of the weather,and bad memories regarding my accident in November on motorbike... I think it's good moment to sell Z10, and save some money for Monster 22" next season.
  14. Z10 for SALE £999 (I may consider keen offers too). It was purchased last June from Ian 🙂 (SpeedyFeet). It was sold as brand new with keen 6 months of warranty offer (valid until oncoming November). It's the same batch,that Ian was testing on his reviews of the Z10. Used for daily commute of 10miles per day. Apart of slightly scratched left pedal while getting off the kerb(underneath),there's nothing else worth to mention,but usual usage marks - especially the side panels,where the boots sides were holding to it, the paint has lost some pattern. The Z10 never was dropped,never been pushed to the limits,no off road rides or such extremes, but city commute only. There's minor rust on the screw noticeable on the charging dock. It comes with original box. There's no any issues I could tell regarding condition or riding. Free storage box (DIY) with lock pad. Free valve extension and super coarse grip tape - enough to renew the old one. I'm living in Bradford West Yorkshire,collection in person preferable. I'm willing to experience riding on Gotway Monster 22", this is the only reason I'm selling it. Thank you.
  15. It's funny you've mentioned that, because just yesterday I were showing some videos for my friends at work, there was your too 😋 One of them asked me,how you recording from distance? I said you hold the stick with the camera attatched at its end - he went what stick? Then I had to pin point the shadow made by the stick to make my friend believe THERE IS THE STICK 🤣🤣🤣 Lol 😋 PS.; I have a week holiday at the end of the month (beginning of Oct.) Peter mentioned possible meeting?
  16. Cheers for your thoughts @Planemo. As you can see I'm still "a bit" farther away from 15PSI, I may get there eventually 😁 You must remember I've started with rock hard pressure, if you'd told me I will love 21PSI - I wouldn't believe you - now it is true 😁 The practice opening the eyes, and the more you ride the more you "feel" what's good what's wrong, then you are able to pin point your own preferences 🙂 You mentioned the range, you wish you could squeeze some more off the Z10, I'm about the speed... When I started on E+ the 8 MPH was scary, now I do 28 MPH and craving for more 😁 No, I think I didn't become speed demon 😎, it's all about commute in traffic. 28 is fair enough, but if I could do 33.., then it would be much easier to keep up (mentain) the speed around 30MPH. I can't believe I said the above 😁😁😁 I used to say - no, not at all, 20mph will do for me 😂🤣😂 Well, the things changing , aren't they? TBH I commute at 23mph in most cases, this is where my first alarm comes alive telling me I have reached that speed limit on my Z. But there are the situations where I wish I could go faster straight line... The range isn't bothering me yet, as I mainly commute only (10miles per day). You know some @Planemo ? I think if I could upgrade, I'd choose the Gotway Monster 22" wheel 😎 I'm fancy that EUC , there's no any other wheel at present I would have consider for upgrade. Best regards.
  17. That's the case, everybody has its own preferences,the weight vary too. I'm 75kg my friend, I bet 85kg or even more - if fully geared up with backpack filled up with some shopping ... I've started the above topic, because suddenly I felt how much difference is giving to the riding condition THE ONLY 2 PSI ? I always were riding "rock hard" at 30PSI, but when I started going on roads, the rock hard tyre was so badly uncomfortable, making me thinking twice before passing over some holes or pavements, or anything else... I was "forced" to lower the pressure,simply because I didn't like it. 25PSI was much better, but still very similar problems regarding the feel of the surface. Thus I ended up on 23PSI, and I left it as it was, to find out two days ago I was on 21PSI (after couple of weeks without checking it) 😁 This is actually what I have learnt - the lower the pressure the better control and confidence in riding. The flatter surface of the tyre (lower pressure) has greater area to contact the road,therefore it's swallow most sharp edges or holes or name it yourself 🙂 It's simply going over faced imperfections much easier,where the rock hard tyre (30PSI) seems to pick those imperfections in detail frequently, what's causing the Z10 behaving weird sometimes, and giving the feeling like the Z10 is riding you, not you riding Z10 - if that's making sense 😁 Since I learnt the above, the 23PSI is too much for me. I would not try 22PSI either. I think 21PSI (at present) might be too much to be honest 😁 I know the pressure will get lower after few weeks, so probably the next time I'll check it, it might be around 19PSI? I hope it helps you to make your mind up what suits you best. Don't be afraid to try 21PSI straight away, 1PSI difference might not be enough to sense the difference regarding riding? Best regards 🙂
  18. Hi there. I'm not posting anything for long time because I ended up on my daily routine... Going to work and back, 10miles per day 🙂. What interesting should I tell about it,lol 🤣 The only thing I can share recently is my short period of experiments related to tyre pressure. Some (who remember) were advising me to try lower pressure riding,when I were inflating up to 30PSI and I have loved it (Z10). Later on I have started being keen to drop it down to 23PSI, thinking - no any lower 😋 Until yesterday 😎 After commuting daily for over a month (without checking the tyre pressure) I started tempting to find out what pressure I'm riding at present - it was 21PSI... I decided to inflate it back to 23PSI (yesterday). I went to work and back - as usually 😋 I did drop the pressure down immediately after I got back home - to 21PSI 😋 Yes. I did notice that 21PSI is more forgiving, it's absorbing the shock caused by street holes much better, allows me riding with optimal comfort, giving me sense of safer riding over the surface imperfections... - I can confirm now, that lower tyre pressure on Z10, makes this wonderful EUC much better regarding its performance on random surfaces (street,pavement,grass -> including there all imperfections you can only imagine). Obviously some of you might think opposite, this is only my own thoughts and the tale, how I ended up liking 21PSI compared to 30PSI 😋 I suspect after couple of weeks it will get down even below 20PSI - I guess I won't mind it 😎
  19. In my experience the people are rather positive, looking at it, recording me out of their cars windows too... Unfortunately there are the opposite people too. A week ago I saw the car in my mirror,approaching from behind, I've heard his horn first, then while taking me over,he tried to scare me off by attempting to push me to the side of the kerb... He stopped at the traffic lights then, so I passed his car. Honesty, I were tempting to bang his window and ask him "what the %", then on my second thought -> I don't know who is it,might be some thug,drug diller or anybody else... And I'm riding illegal vehicle on the public street. That's looked up my mouth and calmed the emotions down... I just understood, some people, no matter who they are, might don't like us, EUCs riders on their way at all.
  20. This part I was most appreciated for, as I wasn't interested with its power, or any additional measurements, I mean - technical speech 😁 I was after to read how you feel riding it, how it goes etc. It sounds your purchase was very wise decision @Gasmantle. Enjoy !!!
  21. Thank you for describing FOLLIES @Gasmantle, before I were just guessing , thanks to you I know what it is now 😁 It's lovely area !
  22. I meant the V5F isn't impressive compared to any of larger wheels Peter. I know you did enjoy it and had a great fun, but I were thinking of it next to any of greater range/power 16" or 18" wheel 🙂 V5F is good wheel on its own - you've proven that 😁
  23. I related my opinion directly to @Gasmantle dear friend 😁 I assumed he might be quite happily riding the 16" wheel compared to his previous 14" if you know I mean 🙂 Peter knows it well, that 18" wheel is dealing much better with road imperfections and such things. He wouldn't have buy 16" wheel if he could afford 18" if you know I mean 🙂 My words were aiming to good wish for enjoying KS16S rather, than serious point of view.
  24. To be honest I can't see the point now to keep thinking of 18XL any more... V5F wasn't impressive at all, it gave you lots of practice needed for sure. KS16S in my opinion is superior to the V5F, and I don't think you'll be looking for 18XL upgrade once you start riding it Peter 😁 To me the KS16S should fulfill your riding needs very well 😎 Let see how you'll feel about upgrade,after your experience on KS16S 😁 I think you gonna love it 🙂
  25. Wow! 16" Peter , you've surprised me a lot 😁 I don't know much about KS16S, but I remember some reviews, where the wheel used to have quite good feedback 🙂 CONGRATULATION !!!
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