Changing course after face-off with the coronavirus

Well, I spent most of May at home, knocked down by the coronavirus. Somehow, my partner Meenal came through this unscathed, showing no symptoms, and forever by my side. We have spent the last 3 weeks re-starting our bicycle business, and have seen an influx of jobs -- repairs from customers old and new. So … Continue reading Changing course after face-off with the coronavirus

Bike demand spreading nearly as fast as the coronavirus

Two articles caught our attention recently. One, in the May 18th New York Times titled -- Thinking of Buying a Bike? Get Ready for a Very Long Wait says that “the United States is facing a shortage of bicycles as anxiety over public transportation and a desire to exercise has sent the demand surging. More … Continue reading Bike demand spreading nearly as fast as the coronavirus

RiiDE – The Future of Urban Transportation?

Last week, we had the opportunity to meet with Amber & Jeff, the brains behind the Riide e-bike and very successful KickStarter campaign to get this bike into production. The bike's design was a pleasant surprise: simple & minimal.  A single speed mixte frame with low maintenance mechanical disc brakes PLUS a 350 watt direct … Continue reading RiiDE – The Future of Urban Transportation?

BionX D-series 500 watt kit – now accepting pre-orders

The new D-series high performance e-bike system from BionX gives you all the hill climbing performance you are looking for.  Seamless and smooth power.  Being announced as the D 500 DV conversion system, it will be available summer of 2014.  We've been told the motor on this D-Series has a power-to-weight ratio unmatched in the … Continue reading BionX D-series 500 watt kit – now accepting pre-orders

Year of cargo bikes for personal, family and business

This will be the year for cargo bikes with both the New York Times and the Wall Street covering them in the same week. The Times article, on July 7th, is In Cargo Delivery, the Three-Wheelers That Could. The Journal article, 2 days earlier, is Cargo Bikes: The New Station Wagon, winning over casual and avid … Continue reading Year of cargo bikes for personal, family and business