Are Folding Bikes Any Good? (Simple Answers!)

Folding bikes are good for almost any non-competitive riding on reasonably smooth ground. And they’re perfect if your trip involves transit or cramped storage. However, small wheels mean a slightly harsher ride, After owning and riding one daily, I’d say they’re more versatile than most people realize! But are they ideal for every situation and … Read more

Are Surly Bikes Good?

Surly has grown from an obscure, perhaps cult brand into perhaps the best recognized label among its not-quite-mainstream siblings. Their bikes and brand are both distinctive, to say the last. And in this article, we’ll cover some key points about the Surly line in general, look at a few noteworthy models, and take a closer … Read more

Folding Bike Disadvantages: 8 Reasons To Think Twice (Plus 3 Alternatives)

What makes folding bikes perfect for some folks makes them a pain for others. Some downsides are obvious on paper, whereas others only emerge after you’ve lived with one for a while. To help you understand what you might be getting into, below are the biggest disadvantages of folding bikes. This is based on my … Read more

Folding Bike Or Electric Scooter? Here’s How To Choose

Folding bikes and electric scooters are both fun, efficient ways to zip around town. They’re cost-effective, easy to stow, and a whole lot of fun. They’re similar enough to make for a tough choice, but different enough that most people who try both develop a strong preference for one over the other. Obviously, it’s best … Read more

6 Great Gifts For Your Favorite Bicycle Commuter (And 2 To Avoid!)

Every cyclist loves gear. Some indulge themselves more than others, but deep down inside, we all get giddy over new goods. But when it’s gift-giving time, where do you begin? I’m going to share some general tips and caveats you might not have thought of, followed by six gifts that most of my fellow commuters … Read more

Should You Buy A Bike From Target? (You Need To Know This First)

Bicycles keep on getting more expensive, and price is a legitimate problem for many people who’d love to ride. If you’re trying to save on a bike, then you’ve probably noticed Target’s wide range and rock-bottom prices. But are bikes at Target actually worth your hard-earned money? Most bikes sold at Target are of extremely … Read more

Are Dahon Folding Bikes Good? (What You Should Know)

If you’ve ever considered a folding bike, then you’ve probably encountered Dahon. In fact, it’s one of the most popular folding bike brands on the planet. After test-riding a few Dahons and several competitors, and researching their entire line, here’s what I’ve learned about this prominent manufacturer. Here’s whether Dahon bikes are good Dahon folding … Read more

Mini Velos: A Big Guide To Small-Wheeled Bikes (2021 Update)

If you’ve spent much time in large cities, especially in Asia, you’ve probably noticed adults riding surprisingly small-wheeled bikes. Some have the conspicuous hinges of folding bikes. But, with a keen eye, you’ll notice that others lack those hinges. Those bicycles are called mini velos, and they can be incredibly convenient for certain situations. Let’s … Read more