Outerbike | Why Cycles Supple Seven ‘S7’: Ski Lift Optional While Riding this Hardtail
The secret to Why Cycles Supple Seven is the rectangularly tapered downtube and seat tube connection to the bottom bracket, allowing each to fit on the cylindrical surface without overlapping.
Outerbike | Proudfoot Proudfat: Sailing Smoothly All Across Colorado
The Proudfat frame features a number of considerations to accommodate the rear triangle. The down tube and seat tube connect to the bottom bracket, but a second cylinder sits right above the bottom bracket in line with the seat tube that acts as a pivot point for the rear suspension.
A Weekend of Riding at Outerbike 2017 in Crested Butte, A MTB Playground
The Outerbike festival in Crested Butte this past August was surrounded by the mountains of the Colorado region, allowing for a mountain bike playground for riding demo bikes from some of the best outdoor/adventure brands.
BICYCLIST Provisions Matrix #008 – The Fall Preview
The latest designs and innovations displayed at Eurobike and Interbike in 2017. For the bike, and for the Bicyclist. On race day and everyday, a comparative graphic; gear includes offerings from E-Joe, Oakley, Showers Pass, Pearl Izumi, Sockguy, Thunderbolt Sportswear and more.
Bicyclist Provisions Matrix #007 – Adventure By Road & Trail
Provision your life by two wheels, on and off the bike, adventuring on road and trail; gear includes offerings from BMC Switzerland, Giro, Black Sheep Cycling, DHaRCO, King Cage, Timber Bells, Hiplok, Rumpl and more.
Alter Cycles Reflex 300: Frame Flex Is Your Friend
Alter Cycles represents the latest thinking from Mark Groendal’s refining and tuning his unique flexible top-tube, flexible down-tube bicycle design over the past 35 years. The technology, revolves around allowing the rider to increase his power stroke; additionally, some of the spring’s rebound provides momentum to the bike.
A Response To Designed Obsolescence: Sage Titanium Bicycles Barlow Adventure Bike
In this commodified world, a bike that stands with personality and a strong design intention is the Sage Titanium Barlow – a sturdy, reliable titanium bicycle thats essence is American, an intentional direction led by founder David Rosen to escape the overused carbon fiber that hit its peak in the 2010’s.
Brooklyn Bicycle Co. Franklin 3 Cruiser
We’ve continually been impressed with the value that Brooklyn Bicycle Co. offers, they bring stylish bikes that make cycling enjoyable, especially for people who may be new to the trials and tribulations of cycling.
The Trail Blazing Pedego Ridge Rider
The Ridge Rider is a mountain bike powered by an impressive 500 watt Dapu brushless geared rear hub motor. The bike has five levels of pedal assist (PAS) with a throttle override for full power on demand at each level plus a throttle-only mode. The motor was more than equal to any ascent that we attempted and the drivetrain and brakes performed with the excellence we expected of them.
Bicyclist Provisions Matrix #005 – Summer Send Out
Provisions for your life on and off the bike, with gear for both race day and everyday adventures; gear includes offerings from Ottolock, Knog, Tasco MTB, and more.
Bicyclist Provisions Matrix #004 – Business vs. Pleasure
Is your cycling attitude all business or do you mix in a dose of pleasure with your style? Check out the Bicyclist Provisions Matrix on the products to satisfy your personality and budget.
Stromer e-Commuter ST1 X: Half the Price and Just As Good
The ST1 X has the same frame as the ST2 S and both models move stealthily. We tested the ST1 X on both short rides and long touring expeditions. The three levels of PAS, low, medium and “Captain Kirk, can we slow down a little” were very effective in moderating speed, and we were able to exceed 30 mph on this bike almost as easily as on the ST2 S.
FRAMEFIRST Poseidon Bikes Triton: A Head Turner That is Race Ready
Out of the box, the Triton is ready to go on just about any road ride, and for those putting in under a thousand miles a year on the bike, you could definitely keep it as-is.
The Brompton Folder: A Sporty And Performance Inspired Commuting Star
Riding the Brompton Superlight folding bike is fun and functional – a perfect option for the vigorous and city commutes. We didn’t get a single flat during testing, and the tires needed almost no additional air beyond the initial pump.
Sage Titanium Bicycles Unveils Their Secret Weapon for 2017
We had a chance to speak with David Rosen, owner and chief designer of SAGE Cycles, a bicycle builder making titanium frames in the United States. For 2017, SAGE has released the Barlow, a compelling adventure bike with thru-axle disc brakes, room for up to 40cc tires.
The Dahon 20″ QIX D8: A Folder From One Of The Folding Originals
For longer commutes and mixed terrain, you can feel confident and secure riding this folding bike. With the 8 speed SRAM X5 gearing, controlled by a single grip-shifter, the bike allows for a versatility of terrain.
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