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WHEN TWO WHEELS WON’T DO: TRIKES

Trikes are a different animal than a two-wheeled bike. They steer differently, and they ride differently overall. They can be a great thing for riders with balance issues. There are two types: delta trikes usually have an upright riding position and one wheel in the front and two wheels in the rear, or tadpoles, which […]

WHEN IT COMES TIME TO GATHER

The Sea Otter Classic is an event that traditionally kicks off much of North America’s bike racing season. From road to mountain to gravel, it’s a huge festival, with over 350 brands participating with booths on the infield of the famous racetrack that offers the chance to see and learn about bikes and products, as […]

THE ELECTRIFY EXPO

The Electrify Expo was supposed to start in 2020, but thanks to the pandemic, it was pushed back a year. They rescheduled for 2021, with three events. One in September in Irvine, California, a second in October in Miami and a third in November in Austin, Texas.  They did a lot of marketing, but as […]

SLAYING THE BAY

Story by Hans “No-Way” Rey Photos by Carmen Rey & Kyle Emery-Peck We just concluded my fourth urban bike adventure. After Los Angeles, Napoli and Hong Kong, it was the San Francisco Bay Area that set the stage for a five-day traverse on mountain bikes and e-bikes. My partner for this NorCal adventure was Canadian […]

HOW A ROADBLOCK FOR MANY IS A SPEED BUMP FOR ONE

By Nick Claire Are heroes defined by the achievements in their life? Does a hero have to be a champion? Will that hero have overcome unimaginable obstacles and come out on the other side stronger? I say, “Maybe not.” But, in the case of motocross legend Doug Henry, I’d answer with a definitive, “Yes!” Maybe […]

THE SUNPEDAL RIDE

Sushil Reddy is no stranger to long e-bike rides. In his goal to promote e-bikes and sustainable energy, he has endured several long rides, some of which have earned him a Guinness World Record. His first was in India, but he’s done others in France, California, and Iceland. He came up with the idea to […]

Top 5 Tips for Students to Choose Electric Bikes

By Mary Spears   Commuting to college on a bike gives you an unforgettable experience due to the ease of maneuvering through traffic and the exercise it helps you do. If you are used to riding manual bikes, an electric bike will add to your experience comfort, easy hauls, less sweat, and an extra smooth […]

THE FATHER AND DAUGHTER SIDE TO IT ALL

By Nick Claire Photos: Pat Carrigan While many of us have different ideas about what ultimate purpose our e-bikes serve, every once in a while we’ll run into someone who thinks outside the box and doesn’t seem to put limits on themselves or, better still, their kids. One of those guys would be Bill Baker, […]

BOLTABOUT BIKES

By Pat Carrigan From surfing, hiking, cycling and drinking wine, California’s central coast has long been known as the Mecca for outdoor activities. For Matt Maxwell, the miles of scenic byways, wind-swept vistas and ample tourist population was everything he needed to set up shop for a new e-bike store. Well, all that, plus a […]