Linus Roadster 8

Linus Roadster 8. Courtesy Linus Bikes. Linus Bikes has added this 8-speed roadster to its lineup up of simple and elegant bikes inspired by the French bicycle designs of the ’50s and ’60s (see our previous post about Linus here). Full specs from the 2011 Linus Catalogue. Click for big. Courtesy Linus Bikes

Gran Royale

Sometimes readers about bikes that might interest us. Daniel recently emailed to let us know that “Gran Royale has added two new and refreshingly basic-looking bicycles, the Union Flyer and Cogsville, to complement the Aristocrat they introduced last year I believe.” Gran Royale is an affiliate of Eastern Bikes, the BMX brand. Gran Royale has indeed been […]

Bikeways For The Rest Of Us

Short nerd break: Today the National Association of City Transportation Officials (NACTO) released the NACTO Urban Bikeway Design Guide, providing state-of-the-art guidance for anyone who wants to create complete streets that are safe and enjoyable for bicyclists. This is good news! Here’s why this is a big deal:  Until now, the primary references for roadway […]

Civia Midtown

Civia Cycles’ Midtown urban explorer A few weeks ago I wrote about Civia Cycles’ newish cargo-bike/cycle-truck, the Halsted. What I didn’t realize at the time is that the Civia brand has gone through an overhaul of sorts, and appears ready to fulfill its promise, and my expectations. The Halsted is only one of a new […]