Linus Scout

The Linus Scout. Also available in navy blue. Credit: Linus bikes Linus offers this steel 7-speed for $545.Linus calls this “the bike for everyone.”  I prefer the phrase “bike for the rest of us,” but certainly this is the bike for everyone seeking a comfortable upright ride with fenders, a chainguard, and a decent gear selection.  This […]

Torker T-800

Torker offers these 8-speeds with internal Shimano Nexus hubs for $650.Let’s note everything that Torker got right here: comfortable, upright ride; fenders; chainguard; bell; and rear rack with bungee.  I’m not going to quibble.  For $650, this is an affordable, useful bike.Here are the specs: FRAME Torker 6061 Alloy Twin Top Tube Design FORK 700c Steel Rigid […]