Started by moblet, January 26, 2011, 05:12:04 AM
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Quote from: AEO on January 21, 2011, 07:28:19 AMConcerning horses and other biological vehicles:The current horse drawn carriage settings are a bit unrealistic, with a single horse producing 10kW
Quote from: AEOIn real life a mail bike would be no more than 120kg with the rider and mail. A horse in real life would produce about 750W, and an average human on a bike would produce less than half of that, about 250W.
QuoteChinese rivers of bicycles (have ridden in them and measured it)
Quote from: sdog on January 26, 2011, 06:38:10 AMi was never allowed, wife said i'd be to stupid and western to do so :-(
Quote from: AEO on January 26, 2011, 07:04:08 AMfrom the design, it would seem that the only thing stopping it from going fast are the brakes.
Quote from: AEOthe front basket design looks like it is brazed to the frame, so that there's no change in steering behaviour when loaded up.
Quote from: moblet on January 26, 2011, 06:55:58 AMDid no one tell her [sdog's wife] that this [cycling in china] is the most invisible way for a westerner to travel in China? She should have tried it herself, it is one of the most surreal experiences I've ever had, floating down a river of calm through a busy city.
QuoteI sure as heck don't want to try going upwards of 25km/h riding a 1929 bike on cobblestone or muddy cobblestones