Friday, August 27, 2010

Bike 11: Homemade

Sitting out at lunch the other day in front of the Public Market this guy comes rolling along on this homemade recumbent trike with electric assist.  He parked locked it up and walked off before I got a chance to talk to him. 
It's pretty cool but all the metal makes me think that without the electric assit this thing  is heavy and would be hard as fuck to pedal up hill.

-ride on.

Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Bike 10: Felt Curbside

I have been slacking of the bike pics. *meh* 
Bike #10 was seen in front of the Bard coffee shop on Middle Street. The bike is a Felt Curbside and seems pretty obviously that the person who owns it diddn't want to build up a bike but wants the 'cool' look and presumably the simplicity and minimalism of a fixie/ss. The rear hub is a flip flop style. I didn't check which side it was on. I presume that it is SS since both the front and rear breaks remained attached.

Its a nice bike.  But for $700 there are alot better bikes out there.
Plus in my opinion the purity of building up a bike has been neutered.

Carry on.