Tag Archives: Bike

A German bike company could turn the entire industry on its head

No industry has been entirely immune from the disruption brought on by online shopping. But so far, the high-end bicycle business has mostly remained in brick-and-mortar bike shops. This week, however, an anticipated direct-to-consumer bike brand from Germany called Canyon comes to the U.S., a move that may have a marked effect on the industry. The main players in the bike ... Read More »

RadCity electric commuter bike review: Affordable, urban, green, and just plain fun

Seattle is a popular city for commuting to work on a bike and in May 2016’s Bike to Work month event, I captured the honors for most miles rode with over 451 miles completed. That month motivated me to continuing biking to work and one year later I took it to the next level with the purchase of my most ... Read More »

Honda Africa Twin CRF1000L review: Big bike, bigger adventure

HIGHLIGHTS The easy handling characteristics of that big bike in city traffic was a great surprise The new DCT features multiple modes to suit different situations The new 1000cc parallel-twin serves the purpose well with the impressive amount of torque The Honda Africa Twin (CRF1000L) was launched a couple of months ago Dual sport or adventure motorcycles are essential part of the ... Read More »

ESPIN SPORT ELECTRIC BIKE REVIEW

EsDear Espin: Sorry about crashing your very nice pedal-assist ebike, the new Espin Sport. But thanks for making a tough bike that was still rideable after the crash! More on all that later in our eSpin Sport ebike review. Digital Trends has several daily bike commuters, and we see more and more people with electric bikes — the majority of ... Read More »

Trek Emonda S5 road bike review: will Lance Armstrong sign my friend’s jersey?

Trek Emonda S5: ‘I’ve always had a soft spot for the brand.’ My friend Adam sent me to Austin, Texas, with a task: “Can you get Lance Armstrong to sign my US Postal Service jersey?” It’s like asking someone going to Newcastle if they can persuade Gazza to autograph an old Magpies shirt. Austin is a big place. Almost a ... Read More »

Bike and Hike Days back at Washington Park

Nine-month-old Kinley O’Neill of Springfield was having a good time feeding the ducks and watching the squirrels Sunday as her family strolled through Washington Park on Bike and Hike Day. The Bike and Hike Day tradition at Washington Park resumed May 1, and is set to continue through September. From 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sundays and 4 to ... Read More »

Specialized Amira Comp womens road bike review

If you’re after a fast, exciting ride, crave speed and racing is your goal, then let us introduce you to the Specialized Amira. With proven race pedigree, it gives a ride that is as exhilarating and focused as you could wish for. 9 pioneers of women’s cycling Women’s cycling news, reviews, interviews, advice and more on BikeRadar Women Buying on ... Read More »

Scott Contessa Solace 25 women’s road bike review

“A smooth ride that helps you cruise along from A to B in comfort” Highs: Powerful braking, comfortable vibration-damping carbon frame Lows: Bulky hoods, one of the heavier bikes at this price point Buy if: You value a comfortable and stable ride above all else The Scott Contessa Solace is designed with endurance in mind, and it gives a comfortable, ... Read More »

Specialized Amira Comp women’s road bike review

BikeRadar verdict “A fast, nimble and exciting race-ready bike” Highs: Makes you feel like you’re winning La Course on every single ride Lows: Could be unforgiving over very long days in the saddle Buy if: You want to go really, really fast If you’re after a fast, exciting ride, crave speed and racing is your goal, then let us introduce ... Read More »

Volt Infinity electric bike review

Electric bikes get a bit of flak, mostly from folks that haven’t ridden one. Let’s bust some myths! It’s not a motorbike. If you don’t pedal it’ll stop, shortly after which you’ll fall off. Nor is it about speed. Restricted by entirely sensible legislation, the motor’s power cuts out at 15.5mph – the same as with any electric pedal bike ... Read More »