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1 hour ago, Flyboy10 said:

DISTANCE TRAVELED: 22 miles

WHICH WHEEL OR MAIN WHEEL USED: KS 14S   640wh version

22 miles out of a 640Wh battery?  What did you have left at the end?

Sunset cliffs, San Diego, EUC, what's not to love?

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1 hour ago, Smoother said:

22 miles out of a 640Wh battery?  What did you have left at the end?

Sunset cliffs, San Diego, EUC, what's not to love?

Is that more than expected?

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17 hours ago, Smoother said:

What's that then?

Yeah. That was a bit cryptic. I am pushing myself to learn maneuvering and sudden stops, usually in empty parking lots but sometimes I do it in situations that aren't safe. I guess it was more of a warning for myself then anything. 

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7 hours ago, Flyboy10 said:

Is that more than expected?

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That's pretty good from 640Wh with 23% remaining.  Are you particularly light?  I'm assuming an average 180lb western male. For a reference my 840Wh  16s has a factory rating of around 27 miles, and that is your typical optomistic, perfect conditions- flat road-light rider-carefully ridden-100% full to 0% empty, sort of specification. So, yeah, I'd say that was outstanding.

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3 hours ago, Smoother said:

Are you particularly light?

I'm 140 lbs with my gear 😅. You can see in the video that I went up some pretty steep inclines though. I was riding the beeps the whole time (18 mph is just too slow sometimes) which is why I've ordered the 18XL. I've been wanting to do a range test on that to see if I can hit 80 miles, since I'm a feather weight. 

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1 hour ago, Flyboy10 said:

I'm 140 lbs with my gear

The answer my friend is blowing in the wind.  And...apparently so are you.:D  There's the answer then,  40lb lighter than an average western male rider. 

Oh, I've been meaning to ask; what happened to the rider of the KS14D(S) that blew a fuse in the middle of the ride?

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4 hours ago, Smoother said:

what happened to the rider of the KS14D(S) that blew a fuse in the middle of the ride?

The 14D got picked up and got a replacement fuse and all is well.

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This was such a special experience, I still want to share it a few days later:

LOCATION: Espoo, Finland

DATE & TIME: Fri Feb 15. at 23:50 and Sun Feb 17. at 07:00

WEATHER: Clear, -3°C, slight breeze

DISTANCE TRAVELED: 10km

WHICH WHEEL OR MAIN WHEEL USED: Segway/NineBot MiniPro

WHO WAS WITH ME: 1st: A big bright moon high up. 2nd: A beautiful rosy/golden sunrise.

TOTAL DISTANCE ON THIS WHEEL: 150km

BEST FEATURE OF THE RIDE: New experience, and remnants from family skiing trips as a kid.

WORST FEATURE OF THE RIDE: Minor shoe incomfort.

RECOMMENDATIONS/WARNINGS FOR RIDERS: Grin may freeze on!

Found an approx 4km long cross-country skiing track built around a local golf field. Melting snow had frozen again making it hard, but just brittle enough for the knobby tires to dig in and have a good grip. Easily the most fun I've had all winter!

 

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@mrelwood  cool video! cool, get it?  I was trying to figure out what it reminded me of.  Then I remembered, the last time I went to see a movie at the theater.  There was this guy sitting behind me eating popcorn continuously.:D

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LOCATION:Cambridge, England 

DATE: Sun, 17th

TIME: Afternoon

WEATHER: Warm for Feb, about 16 C bright, a bit or wind

DISTANCE TRAVELED: Not much, maybe 5 miles

WHICH WHEEL OR MAIN WHEEL USED: Ks16S

WHO WAS WITH ME:  All on my lonesome

TOTAL DISTANCE ON THIS WHEEL: depends on who you ask

BEST FEATURE OF THE RIDE: Watching someone fall into the river Cam (see photo thread for 15th).  He was OK.  Embarrassed mostly, and then freezing, I guess

WORST FEATURE OF THE RIDE: Nothing really, a good day to get out by the river and enjoy the simple things in life

RECOMMENDATIONS/WARNINGS FOR RIDERS:  Watch out for tree roots under blacktop paths, especially in mottled sunlight.  A sudden, unseen tree root, can knock you off your wheel, Don't ask me how I know:facepalm:. No harm, no foul, landed on my feet as always (mostly always).

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9 hours ago, Smoother said:

I was trying to figure out what it reminded me of.  Then I remembered, the last time I went to see a movie at the theater.  There was this guy sitting behind me eating popcorn continuously.:D

With his mouth open I suppose... ;) The racket was indeed quite prominent as the thin crust of ice gave in for each knob on the tires. I had already forgotten how gliding on the MSX can be so silent! Darn winter.

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LOCATION: Beverly Hills, West Hollywood 

DATE: 2/19/19

TIME: 4pm

WEATHER: Sunny, 59

DISTANCE TRAVELED: 10 mi.

WHICH WHEEL OR MAIN WHEEL USED: KS16S

WHO WAS WITH ME: Solo

TOTAL DISTANCE ON THIS WHEEL: 1000km

BEST FEATURE OF THE RIDE: First ride in 2 weeks after dislocating my thumb. Perfectly smooth ride, somewhat slow but very serene. Connected again!

WORST FEATURE OF THE RIDE: Anxiety about the first ride after an accident

RECOMMENDATIONS/WARNINGS FOR RIDERS: Get back on! It feels great to be rolling again!

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1 hour ago, Dzlchef said:

 

BEST FEATURE OF THE RIDE: First ride in 2 weeks after dislocating my thumb. Perfectly smooth ride, somewhat slow but very serene. Connected again!

WORST FEATURE OF THE RIDE: Anxiety about the first ride after an accident

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I was hoping for a photo with a thumbs up from you.;)

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LOCATION: Kallang Riverside Park / Marina Bay, Singapore

DATE: 20/02/2019

TIME: 09:09am

WEATHER: Sunny and windy (or, lovely)

DISTANCE TRAVELED: 6km

WHICH WHEEL OR MAIN WHEEL USED: the much-anticipated new-to-me KS18L :wub:

WHO WAS WITH ME: the Kingsong whine

TOTAL DISTANCE ON THIS WHEEL: 8km

BEST FEATURE OF THE RIDE: hello isn't this a lovely wheel oh dear me yes it is.

WORST FEATURE OF THE RIDE: should have left the house earlier, could have taken the long way to work :lol:

RECOMMENDATIONS/WARNINGS FOR RIDERS: buy an 18L, they're probably going for cheap now that everyone wants to upgrade to an XL ;)

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12 hours ago, uekarashi said:

WHEEL USED: the much-anticipated new-to-me KS18L :wub:

congratulations. You sound like you're in love.

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