While lacking the latest carbon technology, using bonded round tubes and lugs, the Trek Madone is still a favorite race bike contender with it’s predictable, solid handling, reasonable weight, and refined ride. A criticism of Trek is that they rely on 15-yr old technology in their frames. That changed when they started incrementally updating the frames based on the systems approach Lance and company took to bike racing.
The Group Health Bike Saturdays and Sundays began yesterday, kicking off another summer of traffic-free family rides along Lake Washington. Sponsored by Group Health and Cascade Bike Club, the program closes Lake Washington Boulevard to motorized traffic, south of Mt. Baker Beach and around Seward Park on select weekend days throughout the summer.
I’ve been out riding and talking to lots of people recently about Bettie and thought it’d help those looking for a sport-utility bike to collect links to our posts, videos, and resources, into one place.
See the updated review on Bettie 2.0. and note that Bettie 1.0 has been retired.