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KTM Macina Cross 10 CX4 E-bike—Souped-up Scrambler

KTM Macina Cross 10 CX4 E-bike—Souped-up Scrambler. As I threw my leg over this sleek E-bike for the first time, it seemed to be just another electric-assist mountain bike. Although there is nothing wrong with that, I am more of … Continue reading

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Flaunt Vicko Electric Bike—Making the Grade

Flaunt Vicko Electric Bike—Making the Grade. Today’s title on the Vicko from Flaunt has two meanings. Of course part of the reason you ride an E-bike is to make it up the rises (grades) in the road easily. The Vicko … Continue reading

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Electric Bike World Record Ride—Ravi on his Stromer

Electric Bike World Record Ride—Ravi on his Stromer. Something different today. I normally write a full post of my activities, or a review on a bike or product. Here I want to tell you of a unique individual you can … Continue reading

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Chatham E-bike by Fifield—American Gem

Chatham E-bike by Fifield—American Gem. When I first reviewed the Jetty by Fifield, I was taken by the online images of their flagship electric bike, the Chatham. With an in-house created chrome moly frame, a belt-drive matched to a mid-drive … Continue reading

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My Bicycle Trailer—Reworked for Smart Traveling

My Bicycle Trailer—Reworked for Smart Traveling. Even as cargo bikes gain massive popularity, bike trailers have been around for years. Many use them to haul the kids or pets, yet just about anything can be moved with them. There are … Continue reading

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Velo Orange Model 8 Saddle—My New Favorite

Velo Orange Model 8 Saddle—My New Favorite. Facing the facts, with each new bicycle purchase, the seat is the first upgrade. So many bikes come with rear-end wrenching saddles that just need to go away. If you already know which … Continue reading

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Be Part of a Guinness World Record E-bike Group Ride Attempt

Be Part of a Guinness World Record E-bike Group Ride Attempt. This June 18th (2016), you have the opportunity to help set the world record for the largest electric bike parade. And just as important, to join in on the fun and the … Continue reading

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