Category Archives: Dahon

Winslow takes it easy on Washington Island

Neither of us thought to ask Julie whether Winslow had any connection to the Eagles song, but the dog didn’t seem to mind the sound of her wheels. Continue reading

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Word on the street: Al Cappello, Portapedal Bike, Tempe, Arizona

“When I get a phone call here, it’s somebody saying, hey, I love the bike, I want to order one for my wife. In architecture it’s hey, one of you guys made a mistake in the dimensions, and it’s a $25,000 mistake. Who’s going to pay for it?” Continue reading

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Bicycles from Turbo Bob. Bridges from the 18th century

Trends moving through the non-folding world are also evident in the folding bicycle space, including disc brakes, belt drives and electric-assist motors. Continue reading

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Network for success. And, Brompton an “urban living problem” solution

“Our market, they’re not cyclists,” says Will Butler-Adams, Brompton’s managing director. Continue reading

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The way to wine: Voorhees Road

With the temperature in the mid-40s, the shortcut south to Kickapoo Creek Winery is an interesting mix of ice and gravel topped by a thin layer of mud. Most residents along the route are teetotalers and hoof it to wherever … Continue reading

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Installing quick-release pedals: MKS Lambda–Ezy Superior

MKS is right: you can’t install the adapter with a regular pedal wrench; I used a 15mm cone wrench to do the job. Continue reading

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Missouri maps the Katy, Elly tips the shops, Diane colors the Brompton

Missouri puts the Katy Trail on the (highway) map. Continue reading

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