Fuji Bicycle History

Beginning in 1899 Fuji has recorded an impressive number of technological firsts. In 2000, they recorded firsts again with the Fuji Team, the bike the Mercury Cycling Team rode to more US National Cup wins than any other team in the past three seasons. Fuji continues its tradition of innovation and value that is hard to beat. Read More…

Finger Lakes Ride

It was a clear June morning as we rolled our bikes out of the Bicycle Man shop in Alfred Station and turned downhill, toward Grandma and Grandpa’s cottage on Keuka Lake, one of New York’s Finger Lakes. Abby’s 52 miles through the Finger Lakes Region of Western NY Our older daughter, Abby had been looking Read More…

Keuka Lake 45 Mile Loop

Tandem Recumbent at scenic Keuka Lake in NY As we finished breakfast the warm sun was pouring through the window, burning off the morning fog and beckoning us out to our bike. Riding north on route 54A we had a great view of Keuka Lake on our right and tree covered hills on our left. Read More…

Angelica NY Ride

Over a chicken burrito and Tai curry at the “Za” restaurant we wondered if we were ready for our first 50-mile ride of the season. It was May third and we hadn’t ridden over 10 miles in a day yet this spring. The weatherman was predicting, “frost tonight and partial sun raising temps to near Read More…

History of the Recumbent Bike

We tend to think of recumbents as a “new” type of bike, but as Solomon observed “there is no new thing under the sun.” The recumbent has been around, in one form or another, since before the turn of the 20th century. These pictures show that many features of “modern” recumbent design have been around Read More…

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