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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 »

Friday wrap-up: Asthma, Ride Every Road, elevation

Note: San Jose Bike Train rolls next Wednesday, February 3, 2014 at 8 AM from Diridon Station. This last week I experienced my worst asthma attack in 30 years. It wasn’t particularly intense or scary, but it did lay me out for an extended period of time. After breathing treatments and some stronger medication with read more »

Bike news

Los Angeles Mayor selects bona fide San Francisco bike hippie Seleta Reynolds to run the Department of Transportation in California’s largest city. More bicycle news and links below the photo of people riding bikes in California’s third largest city.

Virtue Bike: A truck, a bus and a box for 2014

William Mulyadi began Virtue Bike in San Diego, CA as a distributor of “lifestyle” bike accessories and a handful of inexpensive steel bicycles while he earned his MBA at UC San Diego. Their flagship Virtue One — a coaster brake singlespeed chromoly diamond frame with detailing like a riveted leather saddle — remains a popular read more »