I like to take photos of good looking bicycles. That tends to be Dutch style bikes, especially if they have an unusual colour frame. This Elops is a Decathlon brand, and looks like it’s the 520 low frame, and costs €329 here in Ireland. I especially love the integrated dynamo lights. But I do wonder […]
I can’t help but look enviously upon those people with front-bucket cargo bikes – especially the electric assist ones! I’d love to be able to post a photo of me carrying a Christmas tree on my bike – even though we have a fake tree that lives in the attic – or perhaps showing an […]
I’ve no idea what this An Post vehicle is actually called. I suppose it’s a type of cargo bike, based on a cycle-rickshaw frame, and with a big storage container and windscreen added. Personally I like the name “Cyclovan”.
The owners of Ikea’s Sladda bicycles have been asked to stop using their bikes and return them to Ikea for a full refund. The recall has been prompted by a fault related to the belt drive, which has snapped suddenly for some people. More: Ikea bicycle users warned to dismount now as safety issue prompts recall […]
An Ikea bike seen out in the wild near my office. I like the belt drive instead of a metal chain, but I can’t get me head around the back-peddle coaster brakes!
This is my WorkCycles Opafiets traditional Dutch bike. It’s the Range Rover of bikes – heavy as hell, but built to last and comfortable to ride. I use this bike to commute 7km each way to and from work. I may not be the fastest person on the road, but I’m often the highest!