Category Archives: Bike maintenance

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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Tannus Tire Test Session—What a Long, Strange Trip Its Been

Tannus Tire Test Session—What a Long, Strange Trip It’s Been. I was grateful when Tannus Tires allowed me the chance to review their tires, yet there were a few times I thought the test was dead. Not one to dwell … Continue reading

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ULTIMATE COMMUTER E-BIKE BUILD—Part #4—The E-conversion

ULTIMATE COMMUTER E-BIKE BUILD—Part #4—The E-conversion. I’ve got both the bike and you prepped for this part of the build. Keep in mind this isn’t the final installment of this build article, as riding, performance and long-term aspects are still … Continue reading

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ULTIMATE COMMUTER E-BIKE BUILD—Part #3—Prepping the Bike

ULITMATE COMMUTER E-BIKE BUILD—Part #3—Prepping the Bike. This part of the build could be the simplest ever, or you can go deeper like I did. If your host bike is riding fine, has good tires and brakes, and is all … 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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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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Pedego E-bike Up-grade to 2015 Electrical Specifications

Pedego E-bike Up-grade to 2015 Electrical Specifications. When the Pedego City Commuter came out in August of 2012 (2013 model), I was pleased to be one of the first to report on it. There was so much to like, yet … Continue reading

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