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Bicycle Brands

Sea Otter Stories: Fear And Loathing In Laguna Seca

Cain Ramirez is the Co-Founder and CEO of Cowgirl Bike Courier. He has been designated by Cyclelicious as part of the less-than-one percent of transportation cyclists that identify as “Strong & Fearless”. It started off as a joke. Rich had just posted a press release for the Sea Otter Classic on Twitter. In it was mention of read more » Continue reading »

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How low can you go? Scooter + bike = ultra low step through

Check out the “Moox” bike — a crazy scooter + bike combo shown below with its inventor, Mike Silvestri. Mike was inspired by the hundreds of people he sees departing Caltrain in San Francisco on their bikes and scooters, and created this bike+scooter combo as a fun, commuter option. He let me demo this prototype read more » Continue reading »

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Announcing the INVINCIBLE theft-resistant city bike

You might remember Slava Menn’s story: He began designing and selling theft-proof bicycle components after a friend’s bike was stolen. He and his company, Fortified Bicycle Company, have now upped that game with a bike designed from the ground up to be resistant to theft: the Invincible. With this bike, you don’t need after market read more » Continue reading »

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A stainless steel DeLorean Bicycle

Happy #BackToTheFuture Day. Did you know there’s a totally aces DeLorean licensed bike made with Columbus XCR triple butted stainless steel tubing? The DeLorean “Anyday” Bicycle (list price $5494) is a hybrid built up with the Shimano Alfine 11 speed hub driven by a Gates Carbon Belt drive, Alfine hydraulic disc brakes, 28 mm road read more » Continue reading »

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Fatbikes at Sea Otter 2013

I saw a couple of new fat tire bikes at the Sea Otter expo in Monterey, California last weekend. The first was the “Fatty” from British bike company Planet X / On One. The complete 1×10 bike equipped with SRAM X5, Avid Elixir disc brakes, CNC hubs, On One “fatty” wheels with On One branded read more »

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Mail Order Minivelo

Jack “Ghost Rider” Sweeney of Bike Commuters pointed this out to me. Do you see anything funny about the ad copy for Mercier “Nano” minivelo bicycles from Bikes Direct? Compare against what I wrote in 2008 about minivelo bicycles. I used “Yokota Fritz” as my blogging nom de plume in 2008. I’m surprised Jack remembers read more »
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Raleigh Port Townsend

I haven’t posted up any bicycles lately, but Christmas is coming up so it’s about time. What do you think of the Port Townsend from Raleigh? Reynolds 520 butted cro-mo tubes should offer a smooth ride, while 9 speed Sora derailleurs with DuraAce bar end shifters, cantilever brakes, Tektro levers and Weimman box rims give read more »
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  3. Raleigh UK tells it like it is

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Novara Gotham

REI CVT belt drive “Gotham” commuter bike. Fallbrook Technologies has been developing continuously variable transmission (CVT) gears for bikes for a number of years, and they’ve created a winner with their NuVinci n360. A number of bike companies apparently agree, with several announcing models using the new drive. REI is one of them with their […]

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