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The Motorized Bicycle: A Beginners Guide to E-Bikes

When this site was first started back in the early 2000s, the idea of using an e-bike or a gas bike would have been borderline absurd for many of our readers. They were certainly available; however, most people did not use them, and so they weren’t very common. But we […]

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Wolf Tooth Components Elliptical Chainring Review

I was an early adopter of 1×10 and 1×11 drivetrain for mountain bikes (and later, commuter bikes), but elliptical chainrings had left me skeptical. How could a shape that’s not uniform both help your performance and make your ride more comfortable? It seemed far-fetched. Once Wolf Tooth Components released their […]

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ARLTB Rear Rack Bag Review

Recently I was looking for a small bag to use on my road bike so that I could run a quick errand without having to take my commuter bike loaded with fenders and full-size bags. Since I already owned a Topeak MTX seatpost rack (Amazon has that here) I looked […]

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Bike Commuting: Rob’s Favorite Gear

Over the last few years I’ve taken advantage of the money I’ve saved by driving less to try out lots of gear. While some of it was pretty bad and not worth a mention here, a lot of it was great and I still use it to this day. Below […]

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Accountability on the Bike: Consider a Camera

The last few years have seen an explosion of action cameras on the market.  GoPro has created such a name for itself that “GoPro” has nearly become synonymous with “action camera”, but other big names like Garmin and Sony have joined in, as well as countless Asian-made knockoff brands.  While […]