Category Archives: Buying a used bike

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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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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Buying a Used Bicycle–Part 2–What to Look For

You’ve made contact with the seller of your new bike and it is time to meet them and see this bike you like.   What do you look for and how do you know it will treat you well?   If you … Continue reading

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Buying a Used Bicycle–Part 1–Where to Look

I have recently been exploring the world of used bicycles.   I was into buying, fixing, riding, and selling old bikes in my youth.   Much has changed and many things have not, in the used bike universe.   Let me give you … Continue reading

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