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Archive for September, 2007

GT Transeo

For those who think the $1900 Breezer Finesse is a bit much for a commuter bike, here is GT Bicycle’s take on the utility bike: The GT Transeo Series. It’s fairly bare bones, but this bike starts at $395. Unlike some fancier commuter bikes introduced at Interbike 2007, you don’t have to worry about this […]

The ultimate commuter bike

This is Joe Breeze with his new Breezer Finesse. Breeze calls this his “dream bike.” This 28 pound dream bike is equipped with Shimano’s Alfine group and has a carbon fiber seatpost and front fork, bright integrated lights (with standlight) powered by the Shimano Alfine front hub dynamo. It’s a beautiful bike and will retail […]

Korean Minibike

Korean Minibike Originally uploaded by richardmasoner. I’m at Interbike now and have uploaded my first batch of photos which you can see here. Shown here is a lightweight mini bicycle from the Korean Alton Sports. Minibicycles are big in Korea and Japan, but haven’t made much headway here in the United States. Alton is at […]

Combat Commuting

Do you think your commute through down town is rough.  Broken bottles, craze.  drivers & stop lights.  How about commuting to work at a military base in Iraq.  “The Baghdad Badass Cycle Club” does just that.  Instead of walking the couple miles to work one of them started to commute, extending their commute they had […]

First Look: 2008 Raleigh Detour Deluxe

There were a few bikes at the Outdoor Demo that were on display but weren’t available for demo. The first of these is the 2008 Raleigh Detour Deluxe. The Detour Deluxe is a hybrid bike that’s built for a commuter looking for a relaxed riding position and a lot of great features. Several people have […]

Gary Fisher Simple City Update

What’s going on with the Gary Fisher Simple City? I asked that question at the Outdoor Demo and was told that the bike will be available in January or February. Apparently the response across the net was way more than they expected so they’re moving fast on it. Not sure what the retail will be […]