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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 »

Hump Day bikes in the news: flooding, smog, and electric bike share

Happy Hump Day, all. I have a pro-tip for those of you who load bikes onto front-loading bike racks on public transportation before I begin this edition of bike photos in the news. Those bus bike racks have a spring loaded arm that’s used to secure the bike in place. Sometimes, the lock pin used 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 »

SF Bay Area bike events Spring 2017

Many bikey opportunities are coming up for you over the next couple of months in and around the San Francisco Bay Area.

Pedal faster for safety!

You know when you’re just riding along at 20 MPH and some guy in a car at the cross road glances briefly past you before he blows through the stop sign and cuts you off? Apparently, research shows that pedaling cadence is one of the factors motorists use to judge your speed.