More Local Bike Shops are offering practical transportation bicycles with classic styling in North America every day. There are now many US brands that offer practical transportation bikes, but for some there is no substitute for an imported fully dressed Dutch Bike. US Shops like Clever Cycles, Dutch Bike Co, and Adeline Adeline are importing […]
Merry Christmas and Happy Hanukkah from Bikes For The Rest Of Us! Wishing you many bikey gifts this season. In my case, it’s a Velo Orange gift certificate and some Smartwool shirts and socks. Woo Hoo! Time to go take a ride on the Urbana! I also like this BFROU toy spotted by Cyclelicious!
These photos were shared by reader Austin C. who captured them while in Singapore. You’ll see headbadges for Phoenix, Unicorn, Golden Lion and Flying Pigeon in the slideshow below. Austin is a former bicycle mechanic who has spent some time wrenching on Bridgestone bikes in the 1980s. I’m hoping he’ll share some photos of his […]
This time of year you can catch the sunset in the late afternoon.
The 2012 Felt Verza City 1, MSRP $1,149. Credit: Felt bicycles A few years ago, Felt caught my attention with its “Cafe” bikes, which we talked about here. This year Felt introduced its Verza City bikes. For 2012, the Verza City 1 is back, but Felt has also greatly expanded its Verza line. Before we go any […]
This is a review of both the Dahon Eco 3 and the Dahon Traveler Front Rack. The Eco 3 was on my bike wish list because I wanted something that was easier to tote around in the car but substantial enough to carry my near 200+ lb commuting load to work (15 miles round trip). […]
The Burlington from Terry Bicycles made its debut recently at the 2011 Interbike. Want to have a better look? Velouria of Lovely Bicycle has a nice photo of the Interbike display bike here. The Burlington is expected to be available in stores in late December and the MSRP is $749.The Burlington (Terry is based in […]
I recently asked a friend who started bike commuting back in May how it was going. Not so well, it turns out. His rear wheel was stolen weeks ago and he hasn’t replaced it yet due to the cost. I asked him how his bike was locked. Apparently, he had a single U-lock through the […]
Worksman bicycles are made in NYC in a solar-powered factory. The NYC Dutchie Commuter is built to order with multiple colors, fenders, front drum brake, bell, you name it. They are now building them with the Duomatic 2-speed Kickback Hub, 3-speed or 7-speed IGH. These are tough and simple bicycles. Most people don’t really need […]
From the mailbox, another request for advice. You can advise, too, in the comments.Hey guys,Quick story: I’m a student at American University in DC (looking at your blog it looks like you’re in the area too). Last Summer I decided it was time to ditch my old Giant Mountain Bike that I’d had since I […]