February Dreaming…

While polar vortexes freeze the mid-west, it seemed like a good time to think about Spring.  Here are some cycling destinations to dream about (or events to sign up for!) to help get you through till April. I have a limited budget and usually focus on adventures that don’t require a lot of money.  One Read More…

Overview of Bosch Electric Assist

I just finished the Certification process for Bosch e-assist maintenance and repair.  While it’s still fresh in my head I thought I would share with you some of the details of the Bosch system. One of the big problems with the e-bike industry is that players come and go.  It’s hard to know who will Read More…

Full-Suspension Recumbent Trikes Compared

Tadpole trikes have never been hotter and the fastest-growing segment is surely the full-suspension designs. It isn’t hard to see why. Most people move to recumbent trikes with comfort issues at the forefront. More comfort is always a good thing, right? However, with more and more coming to market every day, choosing the right one Read More…

Confused by bicycle gears?

Confused by bicycle gears? Here’s how to get your head wrapped around them. The single most intimidating thing for people new to recumbent trikes is how to use the gears.  Most of us have never driven a standard car, let alone figured out why anyone would need 30 speeds on a trike.  Hopefully the following Read More…

What ever happened to Bike Touring?

In the 1970’s, touring bikes were cool.  Touring organization Adventure Cycling got its start in 1976 as Bikecentennial which organized a 4250 mile ride across the country on the Bicentennial of the USA.  Then came mountain bikes in 1981 with the introduction of the Stumpjumper by Specialized.  The straight bars and more upright seating position Read More…

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