Category Archives: Bike test reviews

Priority Bicycles—Easy, Breezy, and Nearly Maintenance Freezy

Priority Bicycles—Easy, Breezy, and Nearly Maintenance Freezy. Every now and then when you’re in the right mood and on the right bike, you get a little nutty, I know I do. Your cares slide loose and your mind wanders into … Continue reading

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Virtue Encore 5M & 5F—Touring with a Time Machine

Virtue Encore 5M & 5F—Touring with a Time Machine. Looking very much turn-of-the-century, but riding with all the modern touches seem to be what Virtue is all about. We got this pair of Virtue Encore 5-speeds to ride and felt … Continue reading

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AutoBike—Advanced Technology Makes Cycling Simpler

AutoBike—Advanced Technology Makes Cycling Simpler. The new AutoBike Voyage is something that many bike riders have been waiting a long time for.   With a NuVinci N360 Harmony drivetrain, a brain to control it and a generator front hub to supply … Continue reading

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Tern Link D8—Folding Bike Perfection Anyone Can Afford

Tern Link D8—Folding Bike Perfection Anyone Can Afford. I was having a little difficulty starting this post, yet I know what I want to say.   It came to me during a series of Facebook messages with a friend in England … Continue reading

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Bike Testing—Tips and Procedures You Can Use

Bike Testing—Tips and Procedures You Can Use. As a lifelong mechanic, I have been testing, evaluating, fixing and modifying electro-mechanical devices for over 45 years.   This includes professionally, bikes, cars, motorcycles, aircraft, R/C models, electronic devices and sewing machines.   With … Continue reading

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Public S7—Dutch Style That Won’t Break the Bank

Public S7—Dutch Style That Won’t Break the Bank. Public Bikes have that classic look that so many crave.   Decked out in cool colors, available in many configurations and offered by bunches of bike shops, they continue to gain popularity.   I … Continue reading

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Surly Pugsley Fat Tire Bike with a Rohloff Hub—So Very Nice

Surly Pugsley Fat Tire Bike with a Rohloff Hub—So Very Nice. No, I’m not becoming obsessed with fat tire all-terrain bikes, it’s just that they are gaining popularity and they seem to be a big part of my local bike … Continue reading

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