Inspect, don’t ride Bike Friday tikit. Also, Specialized recalls bikes, Joe Cargo folds (in a good way)

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Let’s start with the good news. Bicycles are good for the economy. (Fast Company)

People who ride bicycles can save billions of dollars a year, too. (Forbes)

Bike Friday says don’t ride your 16-inch tikit folding bicycle. The company continues to investigate the cause of five broken stems, so far. Instead, register your ownership, inspect your machine and report your findings. The problem could extend to any year of tikit manufacture. Note: Twenty-inch Bike Friday models are not involved in the safety warning. (Green Gear, aka Bike Friday)

Other bad breaks. Specialized is recalling 12,000 bikes built between 2007 and 2012 because the forks may fail. (Bike Europe)

China is accused of moving goods through other countries to evade European bicycle tariffs. (Bloomberg)

Riders have been looking forward to a factory-built electric Brompton for seven years. Looks like the wait will continue. (Bike Radar)

Of course, a certain New York bicycle shop would be happy to sell you its version of an eBrompton today. (NYCeWheels)

Turbo Bob takes an eLook back at the Interbike trade show. (Turbo Bob)

A folding cargo bike? You bet. Meet Joe Cargo. (Bicycle Retailer)

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About 16incheswestofpeoria

Former bicycle mechanic, current peruser of books, feeder of birds.
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