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The EVELO blog
Modern smart phones have made our everyday lives easier in so many ways that it’s often hard to remember what it was like before they were commonplace.
One of the places they can really be useful is on our bikes. We can track our speed and distance, run various apps that will show our heart rate and cadence (with appropriate accessories) , provide music to listen to, and of course, the big one: give us directions and help when we get lost! … Read more
This is more of a set of thoughts and stories and not a review of a particular product, so bear with me.
When I first started riding as a kid, I never thought much about mirrors. My bikes didn’t have them. And the few that I’d seen on adult bikes were big, ugly metal things that I would never want on my bike. How uncool! Besides, they wouldn’t have lasted a week, or even a day, given how many times I crashed! Such are the joys of growing up as a kid in what was then still the countryside and not quite the suburbs 🙂 … Read more
In this installment of the 3 Minute Electric Bike Video Series, Bill is talking about how to care for an electric bike battery. We are focusing primarily on Lithium Chemistry batteries. … Read more
This article was originally posted on Electric Bike Report on June 20, 2015
One of the many things people consider when making a lifestyle change is how to make their commute to work simpler and less of a hassle.
They think: wouldn’t it be great to eliminate the pain of being stuck in traffic and then parking your car. The expense of gas, maintenance, tolls and parking.
Or waiting for public transit and making connections that slow them down. … Read more
One of the things that can ruin a great day of riding is getting caught in an unexpected rainstorm or sudden drop in temperature. And it’s not just unpleasant – it can even be unsafe. Hypothermia is something to take seriously if you spend time in the outdoors, whether riding or going for a day hike in the country. … Read more
In this installment of our 3 Minute Electric Bike Video Series, Bill explains how range and amp hours relate and what important factors you need to to determine which battery is best for you. … Read more
The modern information age of the internet has brought a lot of convenience to our daily lives. For cyclists, the availability of information has taken a lot of guesswork out of one of the most perplexing questions faced by many people looking to get on a bike: where to ride bikes! … Read more
One great way to make your riding more efficient is to use some form of foot-retaining technology. Way back in the mists of time, (before the mid 1980’s) this meant toe clips and straps, and, if you were really serious, special cleats on your dedicated cycling shoes that grabbed the edge of the metal pedal in a slot. … Read more
In this 3 Minute Electric Bike Video Series installment, Bill talks about bike wheel sizes, tires and what is the best choice for you. … Read more