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Sherpa—A Utility Cargo E-bike from Motiv Electric Bikes

Sherpa—A Utility Cargo E-bike from Motiv Electric Bikes.   Motiv Electric Bikes has earned a respected place in the electric bike world by following a smart business plan. They started with a pair of quality boosted beach cruisers (in standard … Continue reading

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EcoReco Pneumatic Front Tire Prototype and a Year Worth of EcoReco Insights

EcoReco Pneumatic Front Tire Prototype and a Year Worth of EcoReco Insights.   EcoReco sent me this prototype pneumatic front tire to try out. I did, and this post will spend some time on its pluses and minus. I also … Continue reading

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How to Buy the Best Electric Bike, by Average Joe Cyclist—A Book Review

How to Buy the Best Electric Bike, by Average Joe Cyclist—A Book Review.   For several years it has been a passion for me to educate people about electric bikes. Just getting out the word that they exist is big, … Continue reading

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Stromer ST2—First Impressions

Stromer ST2—First Impressions.   I was lucky to be included in a dealer orientation and training on the Stromer ST2 at their San Diego headquarters last Friday. To say I have the full run-down on this soon to released high-end … Continue reading

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Virtue Gondoliere +—A Cargo Bike with a Difference

Virtue Gondoliere +—A Cargo Bike with a Difference.   Stretched out, equipped with electric-assist and ready to roll, this cargo bike will turn heads everywhere you ride it. Yet its real purpose is to handle a load with ease and … Continue reading

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Tern Cargo Rack—A Great Up-grade for Our Folding Bikes

Tern Cargo Rack—A Great Up-grade for Our Folding Bikes.   There was a lot of excitement in the Tern camp last Interbike. Much had to do with some new bike models, yet this cargo rack generated a lot of the … Continue reading

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The Custom Cruiser Craze

The Custom Cruiser Craze.   Since day one of bicycles the owners and riders have strived to add that personal touch to make their bikes speak their language. Things have not changed in the respect, but have blossomed in all … Continue reading

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