Monthly Archives: October 2011

1960 Schwinn Continental—Schwinns’ First Ten-Speed—Rework Up-date

I decided to write this update article when I responded to a comment yesterday from Mike about his recently acquired sister bike to mine.   He had some questions about how he should go about freshening up his bike and getting … Continue reading

Posted in Bike maintenance, My Bikes, Vintage Bikes | 5 Comments

So You Want to Build an Electric Bike.

You have decided you want to get an electric bike and you have investigated the ready-to-ride E-bikes on the market.   For some reason they don’t seem to be just what you want or the price is higher than your budget … Continue reading

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Velocis Bikes—BionX Based E-bikes

Today I met John, the co-founder of Velocis Bikes.   As we rode side-by-side on two BionX powered E-bikes, I realized this article wouldn’t take the form of my standard E-bike test.   We talked about his new company, their products, and … Continue reading

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Linus Mixte 8—100 years young

Here is a bike style that has been with us for over a hundred years.   This version by Linus has the modern innards with the classic look.   Part diamond framed and part step-through, it is a strong bike with vintage … Continue reading

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Jucied Riders ODK U500—New and Different

Another brand new E-bike has hit the market.   As you can see from the photos, this bike is unlike any before it.   Long, strong, and powerful, it’s sets the standard in a class that didn’t exist until now.   I was … Continue reading

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