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How To Prepare For a Bike Trip

How To Prepare For a Bike TripWelcome to the most complete guide on how to plan a bike trip (or a bikepacking trip). Traveling by bicycle is a synonym of freedom and a dream-come-true for many people. However, setting off from the safety and comfort of your home for the first time can be daunting. Trust me, I know because I’ve... Read More »

Review of Public C7

Review of Public C7Public C7 is an affordable multi-speed city bike that combines modern features with a timeless retro Dutch bike design. It’s perfect for commuting, carrying groceries, or going on a casual cruise with friends.  Did you know that more than one-quarter of all trips made by Dutch residents are traveled by bicycle? Most of those trips... Read More »

Review of Salsa Cutthroat

Review of Salsa CutthroatSalsa Cutthroat is a heavy-duty gravel/MTB adventure bike inspired by the Tour Divide. It’s the ultimate lightweight carbon bikepacking rig for those who ride long distances and want to do it as fast as possible. Cutthroat was made to be everything Salsa bikes are and more—lightweight, modern, practical, and as capable as gravel bicycles get.... Read More »

Review of Yuba Kombi

Review of Yuba KombiYuba Kombi is an affordable compact cargo bicycle available in electric and non-electric versions. It’s ideal for carrying kids and passengers, grocery shopping, or running errands around the town. Yuba’s cargo bikes are known to be some of the best around, but they are also notorious for being quite expensive. Yuba Kombi is the company’s... Read More »

Review of Tern GSD Electric Folding Bike

Review of Tern GSD Electric Folding BikeTern GSD (Get Stuff Done) is a lineup of the best equipped electric folding cargo bikes money can buy. It takes the meaning of practicality to the next level.  Tern is dedicated to making foldable cargo bikes with or without electric assistance. GSD is a series of flagship models that have all the bells and... Read More »

Review of Co-op Cycles ADV 2.1

Review of Co-op Cycles ADV 2.1Are you struggling to decide whether to ride paved or gravel roads? Why not hop onto a Co-op Cycles ADV 2.1 and do both? The adventure starts when you leave the pavement behind! Co-op Cycles ADV 2.1 is an entry-level all-road bicycle that does not shy away from any type of challenge. The gravel craze... Read More »

Review of Niner RIP 9 RDO

Review of Niner RIP 9 RDONiner RIP 9 RDO is a long, low, and slack trail bike that’s eager to descend and pedal away into the unknown. It’s available with 29 or 27.5 wheels, and… it’s a total ripper.  Niner is no stranger to making bikes that end up being loved and ridden by throngs of people. But its MTBs... Read More »

Review of Niner AIR 9 RDO

Review of Niner AIR 9 RDONiner AIR 9 RDO is a premium carbon hardtail mountain bike that blends lightweight materials with high-end components and guarantees podiums, PRs, and KOMs. Niner is one of the most popular USA-based manufacturers of off-road bikes. Its models are characterized by having sophisticated technologies and apparent attention to detail. AIR 9 RDO is no exception.... Read More »

Review of Cannondale Habit 5

Review of Cannondale Habit 5Cannondale Habit 5 combines progressive, size-specific geometry, tunable suspension, and trustworthy components to give you a fun and flowy trail riding experience. Cannondale was never afraid of testing the agreed-upon standards of the cycling industry, but they opted for a slightly different approach with Habit 5. This is an all-new but surprisingly mainstream aluminum full-suspension... Read More »

Review of Yeti SB130

Review of Yeti SB130Yeti SB130 is a modern trail bike with trendy geometry, a do-it-all attitude, and a plethora of high-tech solutions that instill confidence and extend traditional trail-bike capabilities.  Yeti SB130, just like its lower-travel cousin SB100, is a highly versatile trail bike that’s packed to the brim with mouth-watering features. It’s a bike with 150mm of... Read More »