Monthly Archives: December 2011

Schwinn Cruiser Deluxe—Ver 2.0

The end of an era came to be this month when I sold my 1996 Schwinn Cruiser Deluxe to a out-of-state bike collector.   He was happy to get it, as I was sad to see it go.   Many of you … Continue reading

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e-Joe Anggun—One Sweet E-bike

This just might be the most positive E-bike review I’ve written to date.   The Anggun electric-assist bike has got to be the best mid-range bike on the market.   With good looks, style, and performance, it has easily covered all the … Continue reading

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Turbo Now Has a Channel on You-Tube

Yes that’s right.   Turbo Bobs’ Bicycle Blog can now be seen on prime-time or anytime on You-Tube.   Although is has just been started with only a couple of videos, things will continue to expand.   I plan some bike reviews, bike … Continue reading

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The Path Less Pedaled—Cycling’s Dynamic Duo

Russ Roca and Laura Crawford, are not names you see on the mainstream celebrity pages, but they are very well-known in the bicycling community.   These two make up the team that is, The Path Less Pedaled.   I have been following … Continue reading

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Visiting the Brompton Factory—A Special Treat

This fall my wife and I had the pleasure of visiting and touring the Brompton factory in England.   I understand that tours were offered to the public in the past, but with this location and their quest to build the … Continue reading

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Vintage Schwinn Brakes—Repairing and Adjusting

They’re on so many old and new bikes.   Called side-pull or single-pull brakes, they need the correct type of attention to keep them working correctly.   This style of bike brake is not as effective as modern ones, so having them … Continue reading

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