Month: June 2021

Biden gives Boris Johnson a personalized bicycle at the G-7 summit and receives a photo of the Frederick Douglass mural which has been uploaded to Wikipedia

“Total disrespect for Biden captured in gift exchange,” Donald Trump Jr., the former president’s son, tweeted. The reality, however, is more complicated. To start, the State Department paid $1,800 for the bike, Bilenky Cycle Works told The Washington Post. The small Philadelphia-based company typically charges $6,000 for a similar lightweight model. And the custom Union […]

Pueblo County launches e-bike program for essential workers

How to Ride a Bird Electric Scooter Pueblo got its first electric scooters in May, providing an easy new way to get around town. Sara Wilson and Heather Willard, Wochit Pueblo County will equip low-income essential workers with electric bicycles as part of a new program to provide reliable transportation options and reduce greenhouse gas […]

Comment from Colin Strickland: Gravel racers shouldn’t become pro road cyclists

“], “filter”: { “nextExceptions”: “img, blockquote, div”, “nextContainsExceptions”: “img, blockquote”} }”> Access everything we publish when you >”,”name”:”in-content-cta”,”type”:”link”}}”>join VeloNews or Outside+. Colin Strickland is the 2019 Unbound Gravel (then called Dirty Kanza) winner, multiple-time Red Hook Crit Series winner, and an experienced elite road racer. With Unbound Gravel just around the corner, I think it’s […]

Lyft redesigns its electric bike with integrated screen and speakers

Lyft’s e-bikes across the US are getting a boost. Unveiled on Wednesday, Lyft’s next-generation e-bike has a new look with an LCD screen and built-in speakers, a bigger battery, and a wider, easier-to-adjust seat. Lyft designed the bike in-house after acquiring bikeshare company Motivate in 2018. Motivate had bike programs like Bay Wheels in San […]

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