Archive For The “Globe bikes” Category

Don’t Call it a Girl’s Bike

By | September 21, 2010

Just because your bicycle has a sloping top tube doesn’t mean you have to call it a “girl’s bike.” That slope can make it easier to cycle modestly while wearing a dress, sure, but it also comes in handy once you start carrying any sort of cargo on your bicycle. Adding cargo adds weight to [...]

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Coaster Brake Love

By | August 15, 2010

For some, it’s all about stopping power. Endos, skids, POWER! However, if you’re just taking your bicycle around town, running errands, getting to work, do you really need fancy expensive disc or super-powered v-brakes?
Nope.
The coaster brake is something you’ll find on bicycles for children and on many vintage city cruisers. This simple braking mechanism is [...]

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