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Fat tires and float

I’m having a lot of fun trying the Urbana Bike bicycle. I hope to have an initial review on Commute By Bike in the next day or two. Those ultra fat 2.6 inch tires on the Urbana suggest to me that they might “float” wonderfully on the snow, and Urbana confirmed for me that the read more »

Fat bikes everywhere at Sea Otter 2014

Every style of bikes are available to demo as the Sea Otter Classic wraps up today. The standout this year: fat tire bikes from numerous vendors.

Fatbikes at Sea Otter 2013

I saw a couple of new fat tire bikes at the Sea Otter expo in Monterey, California last weekend.

Handsome Cycles

“People are Handsome, We make their Bicycles.” That’s the slogan of the new “Handome Cycles” people in Minneapolis, founded by Jesse Erickson and Ben Morrison. Jesse’s dad owns The Alt, the iconic bike and skate shop in Minneapolis; both Jesse and Ben work at The Alt. “After years or fixing and selling bikes, we knew read more »

Urbana Bikes

I first noticed Urbana Bikes last August, after Kemptor launched the brand in Canada. They sent a review unit to me; I posted a First Look to Commute By Bike this morning. Like I mention at CBB, I’ll be putting this bike through its paces, but I’ll mention already that this bike is a ton read more »

Amphibious bicycle

Amphibian Bicycle Can Travel on Land Or Water. We’ll soon enter the rainy season here in Northern California, when many of our riverside bike paths will be inundated. With this bike I can just float the bike down the Guadalupe River straight to work, and then pedal upstream for the trip home.