Monthly Archives: January 2014

Tweed Rides—World-wide Bicycle Excitement

Tweed Rides—World-wide Bicycle Excitement. We just had the pleasure of riding in the latest, greatest Tweed Ride ever.   Organized by C.I.C.L.E. in the Los Angeles area, 300 people dressed in old-time garb rode together on bikes of every description for … Continue reading

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Optibike—Now an E-bike for Every Rider

Optibike—Now an E-bike for Every Rider. The end of last year marked my chance to finally ride some of the offerings from Optibike. After our time at Interbike, Barbara and I flew into Denver to visit family and catch some … Continue reading

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Bafang (8fun) Mid-drive Motor—Lectric Cycles Style

Thanks to LeGrand and the good folks over at Lectric Cycles, I have much more insight on the Bafang mid-drive motors. Offered in a 350 watt and 750 watt version, these are exciting pieces. I spent a recent day with … Continue reading

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Dahon Mu SL Folding Bike—Sleek Performance for 2014

Dahon Mu SL Folding Bike—Sleek Performance for 2014. Here’s a beauty that you will have to wait for, the rep told me it’s coming out this spring. Being one of my first reviews on Dahon bikes (not counting the IZIP … Continue reading

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