Category Archives: Opinion

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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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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Mode Madness—Bike, Love, Art

Mode Madness—Bike, Love, Art, by Turbo Bob. —–Writer’s note—I wanted you to know before you move into reading this article, its origin. When I received the IF Mode from NYCeWheels, it was planned for a complete set of articles to … Continue reading

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Bicycle Business Journal—A New History Starts Now

Bicycle Business Journal—A New History Starts Now. Let’s fade back to 1950, kind of hard for me as I wasn’t yet a twinkle in my father’s eye at that point in history. Still, the world was in full swing, as … Continue reading

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How to Buy the Best Electric Bike, by Average Joe Cyclist—A Book Review

How to Buy the Best Electric Bike, by Average Joe Cyclist—A Book Review.   For several years it has been a passion for me to educate people about electric bikes. Just getting out the word that they exist is big, … Continue reading

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