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Archive for March, 2011

E-Bikes vs. Toys

The folks who make e-bikes aren’t stupid. They aren’t targeting solely serious cyclists as their market. They’re targeting folks who may not remember what it’s like to pedal a bike. More cynically, and some of them targeting the consumer who doesn’t know junk from quality.

Out and About on a Bike Friday and a Brompton

We recently got a hold of a couple of folding bikes for our recent travels. I took a Bike Friday to Austin for the North American Handmade Bike Show, while Ted brought a Brompton with him to Washington DC for the National Bike Summit. Ted has been a long time fan of folding bikes having […]

Me and Mrs. Brompton

For as long as I’ve had a Dahon folding bike–about 10 years–I’ve been flirting with Brompton bikes from afar. The Brompton is the bike I really thought I wanted, but couldn’t afford.

My Winter Commute + an OHM XS 750 E-Bike

This morning I became convinced that e-bikes may keep fair-weather bike commuters on their bikes–and out of their cars–when conditions are less than ideal.

‘With my helmet, my horn, and my folding bicycle…’

Mitchell and Webb weren’t confident that the viewers would recognize this character as eccentric, so they had him mention his folding bicycle.

Moving Beyond the Automobile: Congestion Pricing

Moving Beyond the Automobile: Congestion Pricing