Tag Archives: electric bicycle

Goodbye, N + 1

N + 1 is the formula to calculate the number of bicycles one should own. Have one bicycle? The right number to own is two. Have 15 bicycles? The right number is 16. There are at least three reasons why … Continue reading

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30 Days Begins

One of the best ideas in bicycling is 30 Days of Biking. The rules are simple: Ride every day in April. It doesn’t matter how far or fast, just ride. And yes, as the folks behind the idea say, spinning … Continue reading

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Bartali documented. Keener electrified. And, tourism takes a community

Bob Fisch: “The point is that no matter what type of bicycle you ride or how far you ride or how slowly you ride or how infrequently you ride, you are a real bicycle rider deserving the same respect as anyone else pedaling.” Continue reading

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Big wheel, modest income. And bicycling in Oregon adds up

When I worked in retail in the early 1980s, I liked Quality Bicycle Products because they had what my customers wanted, and its catalog was a pleasure to use. Today, Quality is more than a wholesale supplier to bicycle shops: … Continue reading

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

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 … Continue reading

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