Are E-Bikes the Apple Watch of Bikes?

January 26, 2020,   has blogged 3983  posts

by Scott Wolfgang’s Pol-e-valent with a Velogical e-bike kit Loyal readers of this blog may recall my comparison a few years back between watches and bicycles. I was thinking back to this comparison this week when I was listening to a podcast discussing the most influential watches of the past decade – watches that came …

Family Biking: Kids + leaves = fun!

November 12, 2019,   has blogged 3983  posts

Crunch! Riding through leaves is fun.(Photos: Madi Carlson) Our Family Biking column is sponsored by Clever Cycles. ➤ Read past entries here. Dry leaves, that is! Kids, bikes, and dry leaves go together like hungry tummies and bagfuls of leftover Halloween candy first thing in the morning — great fun until those digestive juices (or …

URGENT: Common Council makes amendments to cut Bublr Bikes funding

October 29, 2019,   has blogged 3983  posts

READ AND CALL OR EMAIL IMMEDIATELY!  VOTING OCCURS TOMORROW! While reviewing budget amendments last night The Bike Fed was glad to see some monetary support amendments for improving bike and ped safety through projects that can have real effect and follow through on the Milwaukee Bike Plan, Pedestrian Plan, and Complete Street Policy all passed …

Bruce Gordon in Two Bikes

July 1, 2019,   has blogged 3983  posts

I have this sense that I could have devoted the entirety of a magazine to Bruce Gordon’s career in cycling. He was as multifaceted as a diamond. From his frames to his tires to his pumps to his racks to his toe clips and even his cantilever brakes, Bruce was…

Jobs of the Week: Abraham Fixes Bikes, King Cycle Group, Inc., Seven Corners Cycles

June 27, 2019,   has blogged 3983  posts

Three great opportunities in the local bike industry have been listed recently. Learn more about each one via the links below… –> Part-time Mechanic/Service Writer – Abraham Fixes Bikes –> Customer Service Representative – King Cycle Group, Inc –> Full Time Experienced Bicycle Mechanic – Seven Corners Cycles Advertisement <!– Thanks for reading BikePortland. Please …

National Bike to School Day May 8th

April 9, 2019,   has blogged 3983  posts

Well that Spring was fun right everyone?! Now back to false spring or Late Winter or 3rd Winter if you want to call it that is here. But we can look forward to May 8th and hope for sunny skies and streets, paths, and bike racks full again! We love to celebrate individual choices in …

Gt Stomper Ace 24 Inch Kids Bike Review

January 18, 2019,   has blogged 3983  posts

Learning to ride a bike is something as a child you never forget. And choosing a bike to supplement this is equally importing. GT have brought out the Stomper Ace, an improved version of their much loved kids bike, designed to make the memories good ones. At an affordable price with everything you’d want from …

Liv Flourish 1 Womens Hybrid Bike

January 18, 2019,   has blogged 3983  posts

Get around town in style on a bike that’s built not only to look good, but perform. Smart, stylish and elegant, the lightweight versatile Liv Flourish uses thoughtful design to make your regular trips more fun. A product from Giant’s sister company, Liv, the relatively new company have been making women’s bikes and gear well …

Specialized Sequoia All Road Bike Review

January 18, 2019,   has blogged 3983  posts

With the boom of all road bikes in the last couple of years, the terrain doesn’t have to limit your route choices. Opening up a whole new world of possibilities, it’s no surprise that Specialized are right at the front of the curve. With a great collection of all road bikes such as the Diverge, …

Giant Defy Advanced 2 Disc Road Bike Review

January 18, 2019,   has blogged 3983  posts

The Giant Defy Advanced 2 Disc is aimed at the endurance/sportive rider. Engineered to be comfortable over longer distances whilst remaining both efficient and fast. The Giant Defy Advanced 2 Disc comes with a slightly shorter top tube than the equivalent TCR’s and have slightly taller head tubes to take away some of the pressures from …

Liv Avail 2 Road Bike Review

January 18, 2019,   has blogged 3983  posts

The Liv brand has been getting it right since the very start. With Giant being the parent company, this brand designs women’s gear, designed by women to be ridden by women. Using market feedback and knowledge of current trends in a simple harmony to create some of the best kit available. The Liv Avail 2 …

Testosterone, Mid-Race Mechanicals, Dirty Kanza and More – Ask a Cycling a Coach 191

December 27, 2018,   has blogged 3983  posts

We’re answering more of your coaching questions on Episode 191 of the Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast! Join us live as we discuss testosterone’s effect on performance, mid-race mechanical strategies, Dirty Kanza training, rapid fire questions for Coach Chad and much more! More show notes and discussion in the TrainerRoad Forum. Topics covered in this …

Aero Deep Dive in The Specialized Win Tunnel – Ask a Cycling a Coach 188

December 4, 2018,   has blogged 3983  posts

Gain 50 watts in a single day!? We went to the Specialized Win Tunnel to find out how to get faster. Episode 188 of the Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast is live! More show notes and discussion in the TrainerRoad Forum.  Topics covered in this episode What’s so special about the Specialized Win-Tunnel? Are …