Category Archives: Montague bicycle

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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Saving a Masi. Visualizing bicycle share.

I was pleased with the way Les Siegrist’s Schwinn Sports Tourer went together. But Jim Langley faced a much harder decision: whether to have an expert replace the down tube of a rusty Masi Gran Criterium. (Jim Langley) Seventy-five percent … Continue reading

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Deeds in the need for bicycle speed…and marketing

Battle Mountain 2012 is over for another year. More streamliner riders were using cameras, instead of windshields, to see the road than ever. No Sam Whittingham (82.819 mph in 2009). This year’s winner hit 80.094 mph. (Bike Radar) New Battle … Continue reading

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Bicycles Indy Winter

People rode bicycles straight into the winter in Indianapolis, and according to  Erika Smith, the city was keeping the bike lanes clear, too. (Indianapolis Star) A study makes the astounding claim that people who live in walkable communities are more … Continue reading

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Denver shares bicycles; Florida profits from them

Bike sharing in Denver resulted in 102,000 bicycle rides in seven months. U.S. bike sharing data here. (Bikes Belong) Florida planning council says three trails put $42 million into the local economy annually. (Orlando Sentinel) Could better bicycle infrastructure reverse … Continue reading

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