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    Why can't we have courtesy bikes?

    A post borne out frustration and not a little irritation. My bike is just short of a year old and has had to go into the dealers for some warranty work as I had an electrical issue and found some burned phase wiring when I took the controller compartment cover off. It has now been in the...
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    Zefal Cyclop mirror

    I've been finding it a bit difficult twisting my neck to check following traffic before manoeuvring these days, so I took the plunge and bought a Zefal Cyclop bar end mirror from Amazon for just shy of £10. Done a few rides with it now, and I must say its great. I imagined it would be wobbling...
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    Help! Where do I get a long chain from?

    I have a Wisper 905 Torque which has a 7 speed 14-34 teeth freewheel, and a 52 tooth single chainring. The problem I have encountered is that given the large chainring and 34 tooth sprocket, it requires an unusually long chain (121 links) which is not readily available at any bike shops or...
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    Police operation to catch 'close passers'.

    https://www.cyclingweekly.com/news/latest-news/police-force-post-close-pass-sting-on-strava-prosecute-four-drivers-486760 At long last!
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    Wisper Wisper 905 Torque - 1000 mile review.

    Purchased July 2020 with 375Wh battery Upgrades DMR V8 pedals, Suntour NCX seat post, Giant City Connect wide saddle. Previous ebike Cube Kathmandu. Well, ok, its 1100 miles but we’ll not quibble. Throughout this review I may keep drawing comparisons with the Cube...
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    Help! Clicking noise (bottom bracket?)

    Hi all, I have a Wisper 905 Torque, bought new in July 2020, and would appreciate any help with an irritating noise which appears to come from the bottom bracket area. I have commenced a dialogue direct with Wisper, but I thought as an additional measure I would pick the collective brains of all...
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    Cube Kathmandu Hybrid Pro 500

    Hi all, I have today placed my lovely Cube up for sale in the Classified Ads section. If you are looking for a well looked after, powerful ebike, then give it a look. Apologies for the multiple ads - seems to be a glitch on the site which I have notified to admin. Hopefully they can delete...
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    For Sale Cube Kathmandu Hybrid Pro 500 electric bike for sale.

    Phil Dryden submitted a new listing: Cube Kathmandu Hybrid Pro 500 electric bike for sale. - Cube Kathmandu Hybrid Pro 500 electric bike for sale. Learn more about this listing...
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    Bosch CX Motor - Drivetrain Improvements

    A little while ago I wrote a brief 1000 mile report on my Cube Kathmandu, and basically all was going extremely well. I molly coddle the bike, with no off road riding - stick to dry riding on roads and tarmac cycle paths. This made my findings below all the more surprising. When I reached...
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    Help! Removing bar end plugs

    I have a Cube bike, and want to replace the current bar grips for a pair with integrated bar ends. Whilst I can see how the grips come off after undoing the small Allen bolt, what I rather embarrassingly cannot see is how to remove the bar end plugs! The grips won't slide over the top of them...
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    For Sale 2018 Carerra Crosspath step-thru E-bike - 18” frame.

    See Halfords website for fully detailed specification. https://www.halfords.com/cycling/bikes/electric-bikes/carrera-crosspath-electric-hybrid-bike-18-20-22-frames Beautiful bike. Asking £995 - save £600! The bike was bought in July 2018 for my wife to use, however she has not taken to cycling...
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    Review 1000 mile review 2018 CUBE KATHMANDU HYBRID PRO 500

    Hi all, I have just completed 1000 miles on the above ebike, bought last August and thought I would put up a post on my experience for the benefit of others who may be considering a purchase. The bike has performed flawlessly, never missing a beat. The Bosch CX motor climbs like a goat...
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    Battery charging

    Hi all, I've been a cyclist all my life, but I only took up ebiking about 6 months ago. I remember being quite shocked at how hot the charger got when my battery was on charge, yet its something I have never seen discussed on the forum. I have a Bosch 500 powerpack, and the manufacturers own...
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    1960's star wheel mileometer

    Meandering around Ebay, and came across this blast from the past. Who can forget the never-ending "click, click, click" as we pedalled merrily along as a kid. Cyclometer, I think they were called back then...
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    Bosch CX - tip for owners

    While out for a recent ride on my Cube, I became aware of a rasping noise coming from the motor area, especially when in the higher gears. Fearing the worst I got the bike up on the work stand and sure enough there was a rasping noise in the smallest 2 sprockets. Closer inspection, however...
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    Cycle insurance

    Hi all, I know that bike insurance has been discussed here in the past, and thought I would add my recent experience to the mix. I bought a Cube Kathmandu (brilliant bike, incidentally) in June and when my home insurance renewal quote dropped through the letterbox last week thought I would see...
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    Bosch motor/display cutting out.

    Hi all, Couple of months ago bought a new Cube Kathmandu with Bosh Performance Line CX motor and Intuvia display. Within the first week, I noticed that the Intuvia display would go blank and the motor cut out whilst riding, on a completely random basis. Might go 10 rides without doing it, then...