I had the opportunity to ride two longtail cargo bikes that are both compatible with the Xtracycle standard and both less than $1000. Longtails have an stretched frame to handle huge loads behind the rider. The Sun Atlas Cargo is a purpose built longtail like the Surly Big Dummy or the Yuba Mundo. […]
While we’re on the subject of kids‘ bikes, I thought I’d jot down a few of my ideas on the topic. 1. Skip the training wheels Like-a-bike “mountain” bike. Courtesy: LIKE-a-BIKE USA. The Big Day has arrived! Your little one, who has been riding around like a pro on her training wheels, is ready to […]
Awww… Photo by Kat Borchart. Courtesy: Linus Bikes Linus is now offering kids bikes: The Lil’ Dutchie in red and the Lil’ Roadster in Metallic Blue. Click for big. We’ve discussed Linus quite a bit in previous posts. The Linus 2013 catalog is out and features lots of pretty pictures by Kat Borchart. Well done.
The Norco City Glide 8 has an MSRP of $890.We talked about this bike 3 years ago, but Norco deserves another shoutout because their styling has improved. This is particularly true of the “women’s bike,” which is now a mixte instead of the U-shaped step-through previously offered. I also like that they’ve replaced the roller […]