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Pedego Stretch E-cargo Bike—The Strong, Silent Type

Pedego Stretch E-cargo Bike—The Strong, Silent Type. We all have that favorite movie actor who would be the best sidekick, tough, yet mild mannered on a daily basis.   The Pedego Stretch may not be a star (yet), but having one … Continue reading

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ULTIMATE COMMUTER E-BIKE BUILD—Part #2—The Bike

ULTIMATE COMMUTER E-BIKE BUILD—Part #2—The Bike. The build is well underway, yet I want to step back a bit and talk about my bike choice—and yours.   The word “ultimate” can mean many things, and to achieve it we must start … Continue reading

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Trike Safari at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park—If We Could Talk to the Animals

Trike Safari at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park—If We Could Talk to the Animals. Just imagine it, what a neat achievement that would be.   Dr. Dolittle may be a fictional character, yet the reality is that getting up close … Continue reading

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ULTIMATE COMMUTER E-BIKE BUILD—Part #1—The Goals

ULTIMATE COMMUTER E-BIKE BUILD—Part #1—The Goals. This fun and useful E-bike build came to mind as I started moving towards an extended test on the eRAD mid-drive conversion from Lectric Cycles.   Although I considered using one of the bikes I … Continue reading

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Fifield Jetty Folding E-bike—Silver Sprinter

Fifield Jetty Folding E-bike—Silver Sprinter. The more people I talk to about electric-assist bikes, the subject of folding E-bikes continually gets willingly meshed into the conversation. The two make a great team with most all the features many hope for … Continue reading

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ThorFire Bike Lights—High-output & Low Buy-in

ThorFire Bike Lights—High-output & Low Buy-in. I don’t know about you, but my head spins every time I see a person on a bike at night with no lights. Many just have the dimmest of taillights thinking that will keep … Continue reading

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E-Freedom E-bike from Green World Bike—Black Thunder

E-Freedom E-bike from Green World Bike—Black Thunder. Just recently up-graded to a 500 watt motor, this is one E-bike that really knows how to stretch its legs. Add the matte black paint, some sleek mag wheels and a plush fork, … Continue reading

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