Monthly Archives: September 2012

Brompton SON Dynamo Kit QVHDYNSET-SON

I picked up a Brompton SON Dynamo (QVHDYNSET-SON) from Clever Cycles a little while ago and ran into a few snags before I actually will get to mount it on my bike. If you’re planning on doing this, please note the following. The $550 USD price tag only gets you: SON XS Dynamo Built wheel […]

Bike Friday Tikit Test Ride

On Sunday I took a trip down to Seattle and stopped by Montlake Bike Shop to test ride a Bike Friday because it’s the top running candidate for my world hitchbiking tour on a folding bike. Not only did they have Bike Fridays, but is also a Brompton, Dahon and Tern dealer for those of you that want to shop around. […]

Bike Friday Test Ride

On Sunday I took a trip down to Seattle and stopped by Montlake Bike Shop to test ride a Bike Friday because it’s the top running candidate for my world hitchbiking tour on a folding bike. Not only did they have Bike Fridays, but is also a Brompton, Dahon and Tern dealer for those of you that want to shop around. […]

Navigating the City on the iPhone

Are there decent applications for your phone for navigating on bike? I have been told to report at the client’s site for work.  Luckily for me, they have a room with a shower and a bike rack behind their main door.   So I have started to cycle there, about 30 minutes from where I […]

Upgraded Brompton Hand Grips

Only a couple days on my bike and I’m loving my new Ergon GP-3 BioKork grips installed on my M6R Brompton. I’ve ridden at least an hour on my Brompton before and eventually the wrist begin to hurt using the standard factory foam grips – which were starting to look a little worse for the […]

Portland in a Day

Portland, one of the world’s best bike cities has a place in my heart. I recently had the chance to spend the day there, arriving on Sunday 8:30 AM bright and early.  I shortly discovered that most places were closed but I managed to find a awesome little breakfast place called Zell’s Cafe in South-East Portland […]