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Riding on Electric Bikes

Treehugger founder Graham Hill shares his thoughts on riding around San Francisco on an electric assist bike. His experience matches my own when Pacific let me try the Schwinn Tailwind for an extended period. It’s heavy, but you usually don’t really notice the weight even with the motor off. These are not ‘go fast’ bikes read more »

Bikes make the world go ’round

Or is it love that makes the world go ’round?

Sanyo Eneloop electric bicycle

Sanyo Eneloop electric assist bicycle: “Ene + Loop” describes “energy looping” features: regenerative charging, pedal assist bicycle. Sanyo launched their Eneloop ebike to the North American market today at Interbike. The Eneloop bike is expected to be available through independent bicycle dealers and specialty retailers throughout the United States beginning in November 2009, with a read more »

Hump Day bike news: SF bike politics, Sondors in the wild, Accidental Argyle

Happy Happy Hump Day. We had another wonderful San Jose Bike Train this morning, with three of our seven riders wearing argyle with absolutely no pre-planning whatsoever on our apparel because we’re so awesomely in tune with each other. I also learned from Janet that the Mountain View City Council approved a new city bike read more »

Bike photos in the news for 2015-10-30

More bikes than cars on Agnew Road, Santa Clara, California. Drop below for the actual news photos. A young migrant cycles through the ‘Jungle’ camp in the northern French city of Calais on October 29, 2015. Winter is coming to Calais, raising fears among aid groups about worsening conditions for the thousands of migrants living read more »

Prepare for flooding

Dust off your raingear, California cyclists: rain is likely this winter throughout most of California. Predictions have firmed up considerably for epic rain due to El NiƱo conditions beginning in December or January for Northern California.