Brompton: High-performance folding

“High-performance folding” isn’t a combination of words that most cyclists would use; unless, they’ve ridden a Brompton. I was surprised by the positive feel, speed, and climbing ability of a bike that fits in an airplane overhead comparment. To see how Brompton builds their bikes, I toured the factory outside of London and learned much about a bike that’s in a constant state of engineering — for over 20 years.

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Clif Bar 2MC Wrapup

As you know, we followed the Clif Bar 2 Mile Challenge on its maiden voyage. We liked their message, more bikes, less cars and increasing knowledge as to what is our personal ┼ôrideable universe┬Ł. They almost got run over by Bill Clinton’s security detail, met some zany bike characters (which is part of the reason we do what we do right?) and spread the word that riding, riding and more riding is the way to go. In Huggacast Episode Nineteen, we recap, you listen.

Kone Ute Ride

Took the Kona Ute out for a quick ride this afternoon with the family. A full ride and report to follow …

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Pashley in Chiswick

Just outside of the Chiswick neighborhood on a bike path, I spotted this old Pashley.

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Free to Ride

London’s OYBike, a street-based rental station network that allows you to hire and return a bicycle via your mobile phone.

from the Bike Hugger Photostream.

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