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My electric bike uses a combination of pedaling and electric assistance - it's called a Pedelec system, and gives you assistance in proportion to how much you pedal - electric bikes

14 Reasons to Get an Electric Bike

Lots of people think about getting an electric bike, but aren't sure if it is the right choice for them. In case you’re wondering if an electric bike is the right choice for you, consider the following 14 excellent reasons to get an electric bike. (I wanted to make this a list of 10, but there are just so … Continue Reading ...

Pity the poor cyclists at Darling Harbour, trying to make their way through a throng of pedestrians, without the benefit of demarcated cycling lanes!

Sydney Cycling – Seriously Scary!

Last week we visited Sydney, Australia for the first time. I was shocked and saddened to see the awful cycling conditions that cyclists endure in downtown Sydney. I am used to Vancouver, Canada, where constantly improving cycling infrastructure has led to flocks of cyclists on the streets of downtown … Continue Reading ...

Plantronics BackBeat FIT Bluetooth headphones vs Plantronics BackBeat Go 2 Bluetooth headphones.

Plantronics Backbeat FIT Headphones vs Backbeat Go 2

Here’s a comparison of two very popular bluetooth headphones: Plantronics BackBeat FIT Bluetooth headphones vs Plantronics BackBeat Go 2 Bluetooth headphones. I have previously written about how much I love the Plantronics BackBeat FIT headphones (reviewed here). These headphones offer Bluetooth … Continue Reading ...

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Buying Bikes on Craigslist – A Buyer’s Guide

The overwhelming popularity of my post on Buying Bikes on Craigslist made me realize that a lot of people need guidance on buying bikes online. So I have expanded what was a fairly short post into a much longer document, and produced a comprehensive guide to buying used bikes online.

My Thule Helium Bike Rack easily holds electric and regular bikes - no problemo!

Thule Helium Bike Rack Review

The Thule Helium Bike Rack is an excellent, robust bike rack that will keep your bikes safe over the roughest of roads. It’s a cinch to install, easy to use, and very, very strong.

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Two of the Best Womens Cycling Jerseys

Mrs. Average Joe Cyclist’s review of her two favorite, go-to womens cycling jerseys – these two win top marks for style, comfort and durability. They are the Sugoi Women’s Ruby Jersey and the Pearl Izumi Womens Rev Jersey.

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White van driver attacks cyclist

Van Driver Knocks a Cyclist Over and Then Assaults Him – Watch the Viral Video

Here’s a video of an appalling incident in Essex, England, all caught on the cyclist’s helmet cam. The white van driver was ON HIS CELL PHONE. The van driver almost clipped the cyclist, and the cyclist shouted at the van driver to get off his mobile phone. The van driver then cut off the cyclist by driving closer to the curb and knocked him off his bike. The driver then got out of the van, hurled abuse at the cyclist who was still on the ground, and then punched him.