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Archive for March, 2011

Spring in Flagstaff

Sparks and Snow Flying

An interesting perspective through the shop window of Stuart grinding a railing, creating a bold plume of sparks. And our demo A2B Metro E-Bike poised for an electric bike commute in the slushy spring conditions we are having this week in Flagstaff. The A2B Metro handled well in the slippery conditions though with how wet […]

Photos and Stories of New Orleans’ Bicycle Culture

Everyone who rides falls in love with their bikes. It seemed to me that the people in New Orleans fall a bit harder for their bikes than in other places, and I wanted to show that.

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.