Category Archives: Opinion

Maker Batteries: Build Your Own Lithium-ion Battery Packs—A Kickstarter

Maker Batteries: Build Your Own Lithium-ion Battery Packs—A Kickstarter. These are exciting times for lithium batteries. They are light, powerful and efficient. They too can be pricey, so finding a way to have the packs meet you exact needs and … Continue reading

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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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ULTIMATE COMMUTER E-BIKE BUILD—Part # 8—Wrap-up and Costs

ULTIMATE COMMUTER E-BIKE BUILD—Part # 8—Wrap-up and Costs. I do hope you have followed along with this project. If you are just getting started, links to the first 7 articles are at the bottom of this post. I suggest you … Continue reading

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Electric Bikes in Northern California—What I Found

Electric Bikes in Northern California—What I Found. I have been trying to plan this exploratory trip for a while, and this month it all came together. I had been seeing online and hearing about some of these cool E-bikes shops … Continue reading

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San Diego Electric Bike Expo—The Experience & the Trends

San Diego Electric Bike Expo—The Experience & the Trends. When I heard the Electric Bike Expo was coming to my town I was quite pleased. When one of the organizers asked me to become involved I was honored. As the … Continue reading

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Dude Making a Difference, by Rob Greenfield—Book Review

Dude Making a Difference, by Rob Greenfield—Book Review. Rob Greenfield’s message with this book is about sustainability, yet it runs much deeper than that. It is about his off-the-grid bicycle journey across the United States, but so much more is … 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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